National Conference 2017

26 October 2017 - 28 October 2017

Sheraton Mirage Resort
71 Sea World Drive
Main Beach
Gold Coast, QLD 4217

The CBFCA is hosting the National Conference at the Sheraton Mirage Resort, Gold Coast on 26-28 October 2017. The conference theme will address the impact of regulatory burden on trade and flow on to service providers. Representatives from a variety of Australian regulatory agencies including the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Office of Transport Security and other entities from the private sector will participate and provide insight into international trade and the regulatory trade interface.

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Thursday, 26 October
Registration (1500 - 1700)
Annual General Meeting - Lagoon Room 1(1700 - 1800)
Welcome Function -  Horizons (1830-2030)

Friday, 27 October
Registration (0800 - 0900)
Day one Conference Plenary Sessions, Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 (0900 - 1545)
BBQ Dinner - Poolside Lawns, Sheraton Mirage (1830 -  2130)

Saturday, 28 October
Registration (0800 - 0900)
Day two Conference Plenary Sessions, Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 (0900 - 1530)
Gala Dinner and Awards Night - Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 (1900 - 2359)

The Full Conference Registration includes:
-    Two full days of informative and interactive discussion
-    Conference materials
-    Entry to the Trade Display Exhibition
-    Attendance at all 3 social functions (facilitating valuable networking opportunities as well as
     the breakouts for morning tea and lunch throughout the days)

Registration options are as below and include GST.
  Member Student Non-Member
Full Conference (includes as above) $1400.00 $950.00  $1750.00 
Two Plenary Days ONLY (no social events) $979.00 $531.00  $1419.00
Friday OR Saturday plenary sessions ONLY
$489.50  $265.50  $709.50
Welcome Cocktail Function $110.00  $110.00 $110.00 
BBQ Dinner - Poolside
$150.00
$150.00
$150.00
Gala Dinner & Awards Night
$160.00 $160.00 $160.00 

EARLY BIRD - register for the whole conference before 31/7/2017 and receive the early bird prices
Members - $1300.00
Students / Licentiates - $850.00
Non Members - $1650.00

PROGRAM DETAILS
For a detailed program of intended speakers please click HERE

NB: Sessions will all be assessed for CPD and points allocated as presentations are received.

These events are not possible without the support of our sponsors.  Please take a minute to view those who support us and where possible support them.  To view our sponsors please click HERE

We have secured some very attractive rates with The Sheraton Mirage, to book your room please click HERE.
 

Room types available are as follow and include one full buffet breakfast (extra breakfasts are $20.00 pp if booked at time of registration)
Mirage Room  - $275.00 per night
Deluxe Room - $315.00 per night
Ocean Premium Room - $465.00 per night
Junior Suites - $525.00 per night

Book Accommodation at CBFCA discounted group rate HERE

For  Sheraton Mirage Overview & General information click HERE

NB: Alternative accommodation can be sourced using web sites such as trivago - however please note location of alternative accommodation so as to ensure timely access for the plenary sessions and social events. Also please note the Sheraton rate includes breakfast.

CANCELLATION POLICY
All course registrations are subject to CBFCA's Cancellation Policy



Megan White
Chair, CBFCA National Conference Organising Committee

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National Conference 2017

National Conference 2017
The CBFCA is hosting the National Conference at the Sheraton Mirage Resort, Gold Coast on 26-28 October 2017. The conference theme will address the impact of regulatory burden on trade and flow on to service providers. Representatives from a variety of Australian regulatory agencies including the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Office of Transport Security and other entities from the private sector will participate and provide insight into international trade and the regulatory trade interface.



Thursday, 26 October
Registration (1500 - 1700)
Annual General Meeting - Lagoon Room 1(1700 - 1800)
Welcome Function -  Horizons (1830-2030)

Friday, 27 October
Registration (0800 - 0900)
Day one Conference Plenary Sessions, Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 (0900 - 1545)
BBQ Dinner - Poolside Lawns, Sheraton Mirage (1830 -  2130)

Saturday, 28 October
Registration (0800 - 0900)
Day two Conference Plenary Sessions, Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 (0900 - 1530)
Gala Dinner and Awards Night - Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 (1900 - 2359)

The Full Conference Registration includes:
-    Two full days of informative and interactive discussion
-    Conference materials
-    Entry to the Trade Display Exhibition
-    Attendance at all 3 social functions (facilitating valuable networking opportunities as well as
     the breakouts for morning tea and lunch throughout the days)

Registration options are as below and include GST.
  Member Student Non-Member
Full Conference (includes as above) $1400.00 $950.00  $1750.00 
Two Plenary Days ONLY (no social events) $979.00 $531.00  $1419.00
Friday OR Saturday plenary sessions ONLY
$489.50  $265.50  $709.50
Welcome Cocktail Function $110.00  $110.00 $110.00 
BBQ Dinner - Poolside
$150.00
$150.00
$150.00
Gala Dinner & Awards Night
$160.00 $160.00 $160.00 

EARLY BIRD - register for the whole conference before 31/7/2017 and receive the early bird prices
Members - $1300.00
Students / Licentiates - $850.00
Non Members - $1650.00

PROGRAM DETAILS
For a detailed program of intended speakers please click HERE

NB: Sessions will all be assessed for CPD and points allocated as presentations are received.

These events are not possible without the support of our sponsors.  Please take a minute to view those who support us and where possible support them.  To view our sponsors please click HERE

We have secured some very attractive rates with The Sheraton Mirage, to book your room please click HERE.
 

Room types available are as follow and include one full buffet breakfast (extra breakfasts are $20.00 pp if booked at time of registration)
Mirage Room  - $275.00 per night
Deluxe Room - $315.00 per night
Ocean Premium Room - $465.00 per night
Junior Suites - $525.00 per night

Book Accommodation at CBFCA discounted group rate HERE

For  Sheraton Mirage Overview & General information click HERE

NB: Alternative accommodation can be sourced using web sites such as trivago - however please note location of alternative accommodation so as to ensure timely access for the plenary sessions and social events. Also please note the Sheraton rate includes breakfast.

CANCELLATION POLICY
All course registrations are subject to CBFCA's Cancellation Policy



Megan White
Chair, CBFCA National Conference Organising Committee
When
26/10/2017 - 28/10/2017
Where
Sheraton Mirage Resort
71 Sea World Drive
Main Beach
Gold Coast, QLD 4217 Australia

Program

   

Thursday, 26 October 2017

 
Welcome Cocktail Function in Horizons
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM

Friday, 27 October 2017

 
BBQ dinner Poolside
Time
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM

Saturday, 28 October 2017

 
Gala Dinner & Awards Night in Grand Ballroom 1 & 2
Time
7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
7:00 PM

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