2023 NSW ACT Joint ASI Branch Meeting


7 to 8 September 2023


10am – 4:30pm


Peppers Craigieburn, Bowral


A/Prof Anselm Enders (The Centre for Personalised Immunology, Australian National University)
Dr Alexandra Spencer (Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle)
Prof Claudine Bonder (Center of Cancer Biology, University of South Australia)
Dr Quan Nguyen (Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland)


Member Price $285.00
Member Student $145.00
Non-Member Price $575.00
Non-Member Student $575.00

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Registration deadline extended! 
Register before August 28th 23:59 AEST

The ASI NSW-ACT joint branch meeting is to be held on 7-8th September 2023 at Peppers Craigieburn, Bowral.

This meeting is a valuable opportunity for many researchers to network and to establish collaborations between research groups and companies in a friendly atmosphere. 

Always a special and collegial meeting and a particularly valuable opportunity for students and early/mid-career researchers to present and receive feedback on their work in a friendly environment. 

Abstract submissions have now closed

  1. Please download the abstract template using the green button below.
  2. Please save your file using this naming convention: LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_CAREER STAGE_ABSTRACT2023

  3. Submit as a .doc or docx file before July 30th at 23:59 AEST.

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Registration deadline extended! 
Register before August 28th 23:59 AEST

ℹ️  If you are a current ASI member, please click the green button below and log in to the ASI website when prompted.  This will ensure that you receive your member-discounted rate.

We have secured some fantastic pricing for registrants! The below registration fees are inclusive of:
✔️1 nights accommodation in a twin-share room (upgrades to single room available at additional cost)
✔️Meeting participation
✔️Lunch and dinner on Day 1
✔️Breakfast and lunch on Day 2

Participant type Fee (AUD)
ASI Member 285
ASI Member - Student 145
Non-member* 575*
Non-member - Student* 575*

*Non-members please note - you may wish to consider joining as an ASI member.
**Non-member fee is based on single share

ℹ️ Please click here if you are experiencing financial difficulty paying by personal credit card and wish to be invoiced. 

Accommodation Options

Included in the registration fee:

Your registration fee above includes 1 night's accommodation in a twin share room (2 x single beds in 1 room).

🚩 For shared (twin) rooms, please indicate your roommate's name on the next page in the 'Additional Requirements' field.  
🚩 Alternatively, if you do not have a roommate, that is no problem at all as we can place you with one. Please indicate your gender in the 'Additional Requirements' field.

Additional Option 1: Upgrade to a single room

If you prefer a single room, this will incur an additional cost of AUD115.

Participant type Registration
Single Room upgrade 
for registration & single room
ASI Member 285 +115 400
ASI Member - Student  145 +115 260
Non-member 575 N/A 575
Non-member - Student 575 N/A 575

** For single room upgrades, please indicate this on the next page during the registration process.

Additional Option 2: Bring an accompanying person

If you are bringing an additional person who is not attending the scientific program (eg partner), this will incur an additional cost. The accompanying person will share the same room as the registrant and have meals provided. There is also an option to purchase additional dinner tickets.

Please contact us to discuss the various options.


Are you able to provide carpooling? Or perhaps you are wishing to find someone to carpool with?
Please contact us to let us know.


ℹ️ Your health and safety are our priority. This is a COVID-safe event with the following rules to adhere to:

  • All delegates and exhibitors may be asked to present a NEGATIVE Rapid Antigen Test before travelling to the meeting.
  • All attendees must comply with the Safety Plan advised by public health orders to minimise the risk of transmission of COVID-19 on the premises. 
  • All attendees are encouraged to wear a mask particularly at indoor venues
  • All attendees are encouraged to contact the Organising Committees if they exhibit symptoms and consider cancelling their registration or participating remotely to minimise transmission
  • ASI will not cover expenses associated with extra accommodation or alternative transport costs due to isolation requirements should attendees test positive at the event. All attendees should be aware that the events are ‘Attend at your own risk'.  

Disclaimer  of Liability 

The Organising Committee will not accept liability for damages of any nature sustained by participants or their accompanying persons or loss of or damage to their personal property as a result of the meeting or related events. 

Should the event be cancelled due to COVID-related restrictions, the Organising Committee shall endeavour to reschedule.  All participants who have paid a registration fee may receive a full refund on the registration fee, but all participants hereby indemnify and hold the Organising Committee unaccountable for all out-of-pocket travel and quarantine -related costs, damages and expenses. 

ℹ️ By registering for and attending the ASI event, you are also indicating your acceptance of the ASI Event Policy.

ℹ️ Don't forget! If you are a current ASI member, please click the green button below and log in when prompted by the black box..  This will ensure that you receive your member-discounted rate.

Please proceed through the registration page without delay, otherwise, you will be timed out and will need to log in again to receive your member-discounted rate.

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