Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception
The official opening of ICI 2016 will include a special Australiana experience followed by an exciting Melbourne showcase. An invitation is extended to all delegates to attend the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Come along to see and hear a sample of unique Australian culture with a traditional Welcome to Country, meet some of our native Australian animals, experience our local delicious foods and learn some of Melbourne and Australia’s fun and quirky traditions. This function will be a great way to kick off your week in Melbourne at ICI 2016!
Date: Sunday 21 August 2016
Time: 1730 – 2030
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dress Code: Smart Casual
This is an 18 plus event.
The ICI Congress Dinner is taking place tomorrow evening, Thursday 25 August 2016. Limited tickets still available at $140 from the ICI registration desk.
Location: 45 South Wharf Promenade, opposite the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
If arriving by foot: Proceed along the front of the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre via South Wharf Promenade or Orrs Walk, and then along Dukes Walk.
If arriving by taxi: instruct your taxi driver to drop you at the 1 Convention Centre Place, then walk down Orrs Walk and turn left.
The Congress Dinner will be a fun filled Australiana Outback experience at a waterfront venue on Melbourne’s South Wharf. Enjoy a fun filled evening with a traditional bush band and then DJ whilst you mingle and enjoy delicious food stations, an array of canapés and admire stunning views of the Yarra River and Melbourne City Skyline at night. Places are limited so make sure you book early.
Date: Thursday 25 August 2016
Time: 1900 – 2200
Location: ICI 2016 Dinner Venue (1 min walk from MCEC)
Dress Code: Smart Casual – Australiana style welcome!
*The Congress Dinner is not included in any registration categories. Delegates may purchase tickets via the registration form as well as additional tickets for partners and guests. Places for the Congress Dinner are limited. This is an 18 plus event.