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Hosted by the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, the theme of the  2019 Australian Society for Psycho-Social Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ASPOG) conference  is ‘Across the Life Cycle’ focusing on diverse psychosocial aspects of women’s reproductive and sexual health. This will include clinical updates and cutting edge research across a range of disciplines. 

We invite obstetricians, gynaecologists, general practitioners, nurses, midwives, sexual health providers, allied health professionals, trainees and women’s sexual and reproductive health researchers to present and attend the conference.

The Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health of all women and newborns, with the vision is to set the benchmark in women’s health and to support women to manage their health, age positively and enjoy the best possible quality of life. The Women’s is delighted to be hosting the ASPOG 2019 conference. Melbourne is a lively multicultural city and a hub of dining, shopping, commerce and entertainment, which is easily navigated and viewed by tram or train CBD.


Program Overview

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Registration

Early Bird Registration Standard Registration
** extended - 8 July 2019 After 8 July 2019

Full Registration
ASPOG Member                           $550                                   $650
Non-member                                $650                                   $750
Nurse Registration                      $450                                    $500
Non-salaried Student                  $350                                    $375
Day Registration
ASPOG Member                           $285                                   $350
Non-member                                $320                                   $380
Nurse Registration                      $225                                    $250
Non-salaried Student                  $190                                    $255

Full ASPOG Registration includes entry to all ASPOG sessions and displays; Thursday, Friday and Saturday sessions, Networking Reception, morning and afternoon teas and lunches as programmed and a delegate pack.

Student Registration is only available to those that provide evidence of their full-time, non-salaried student status. Includes entry to all sessions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Networking Reception, morning and afternoon teas and lunches as programmed.

Day Registration includes morning and afternoon tea, lunch on one day.

Casual Dinner
Thursday 1st August 2019
Time: 6.00pm
Venue: Naughtons Hotel, Parkville
An opportunity to network with colleagues and friends after the first day has closed.  

If you are interested in joining the group for dinner please indicate in the registration process. It will be ‘pay your own way’ on the night, but a table will be booked. Approx 5 min walk from the venue.

Networking Reception
Friday 2nd August 2019
Time: 5.30-7.30pm
Venue: Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne
An opportunity to network with colleagues and friends after the Oration.  Canapes, as well as a beverage will be offered for 2 hours.

Ticket: Included in full registration fees, Extra Ticket at $65 per person (day delegates and accompanying persons) 

Special Diet
Details can be added at ‘cart’ checkout during registration, you will be prompted.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation must be made in writing to the Secretariat. Cancellations received prior to 30 June 2019 will be refunded less an administration fee of $110.00. Cancellations made after this date will not be eligible for a refund, although registrations are transferable.

Payment of FeesASPOG is not registered for GST

  • All prices are quoted in Australian dollars and do not include GST as ASPOG is exempt from charging GST and is not registered to do so. All hotels will provide a tax invoice for accommodation on departure.

  • Payment options – online with credit card, or via EFT according to the details on the invoice.

  • Unless otherwise requested in writing the Invoice will be in the name of the registered delegate.

  • If payment is being processed through a large organisation, please register online, select ‘payment later’ and an invoice will be emailed to you. Payment via EFT or credit card can be made according to the details on the invoice.

Privacy
Personal information, as defined under the national privacy legislation, The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2001, will be treated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles and only shared with related or third parties in accordance with those principles.

Acknowledgement
All registrations will be acknowledged in writing with confirmation of requirements as indicated on your Registration and will be accompanied by a tax invoice and receipt for any payment received. If you do not receive written acknowledgement within 5 business days, contact the ASPOG Secretariat. Please check your confirmation letter carefully and notify the ASPOG Secretariat immediately of any changes required. 


CPD

 45th ASPOG ASM

RACP - Fellows of the RACP who find the content relevant to their scope of practice are eligible to claim it in MyCPD

RACGP –  This activity has been allocated QI&CPD points.  30 CAT 2 Points.

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ACRRM PDP Points –  

ACRRM ID: 17021, 18 core PDP


Accommodation

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Larwill Apartments
48 Flemington Rd, Parkville
9 min walk

To book and receive 10% off the daily rates, visit: http://www.mghotels.com.au/

  1. Select the Region and Property, your Travel Dates, Number of People, input Promo Code ASPOG2019 (case sensitive) in the Promo Box – hit SEARCH. You will now see the discount applied to the daily rate.

  2. Select the room type you wish to book and hit BOOK NOW to proceed to payment screen

  3. Fill in all required details to confirm your booking and hit COMPLETE BOOKING

  4. You will receive an email confirmation once all details have been processed.

***PLEASE NOTE: promo codes are only valid for bookings made online; rooms are subject to availability & will require full prepayment. Bookings will also be subject to any minimum night stay restrictions as listed on the website. Online Terms and Conditions apply to these bookings. For full terms & conditions please visit  http://www.mghotels.com.au/terms-and-conditions/

Once booking is confirmed, it can be accessed via My Bookings on the same website by logging in using the Reservation number on your confirmation and the Surname on the booking.

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Mercure North Melbourne
Cnr Flemington Rd & Harker St, North Melbourne 
7 min walk

Call 03 9329 1788 and quote ASPOG to receive the discounted accommodation rate of $145 per night based on a standard room with 1 or 2 people sharing. Breakfast can be added at the time of booking for an additional $15 per person. Car parking is available for $15 per night.

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Rydges on Swanston Melbourne
701 Swanston St, Melbourne 
15 min walk

Rydges on Swanston Melbourne features 107 guest rooms.  Ultra-modern, refurbished with European style bathrooms and rain shower. The Executive King is ideal for the corporate traveller and leisure traveller alike. This room has a comfortable King Size bed. Your comfort is so important to us that all the guest rooms at our Melbourne accommodation are non-smoking. Each room also includes a desk, high speed Wi-Fi, tea and coffee facilities, and LCD TVs. On-site covered parking is subject to availability for all our Melbourne hotel guests.

Executive King Room $182 per night room only
King Parkview Room $205 per night room only
Executive Twin Room $208 per night room only

For reservations please contact via:
e: reservations_rydgesswanston@evt.com or t: 03 9347 7811