Food & Nutrition Security – The Biosecurity, Health, Trade Nexus

13-14 December 2021, Canberra

2021 Registration Fees

Thank you for your interest in the Crawford Fund Conference Food & Nutrition Security – The Biosecurity, Health, Trade Nexus.

Registration is now open!

If you have any issues as you progress through your registration, please contact: [email protected]

Full registration includes:

13 December – Conference Dinner and Sir John Crawford Memorial Address at QT Canberra Hotel, Ballroom.
14 December – Full day Conference at the QT Canberra Hotel, Ballroom.

Registration Fees (inclusive of GST) for physical attendance

  • Monday night Networking Dinner & Tuesday Conference: $630
  • Tuesday Conference Registration only: $500
  • Monday night Networking Dinner: $175
  • Tuesday Conference only discount rate for students/RAID members/pensioners/former scholars: $250

Registration Fees (inclusive of GST) for online attendance

As we are living in a pandemic, we are offering a hybrid Crawford Fund Annual Conference for the first time. This will involve access to a live stream of both the John Crawford Address and the one-day event, with the opportunity to presubmit questions to the one day event speakers. The cost for the online session is:

  • No-cost registration (verified by a short online process) for people from developing countries.
  • Standard virtual attendance: $100. 
  • Discount rate for students/RAID members/pensioners/former scholars: $50.

Student, Former Scholars, RAID members and Concession Card Holder Discounts

A special rate of $250 will be offered again to students, concession card holders, past scholars and RAID members to attend the one-day Conference. Discounts are not available for the dinner.

If you would like to apply for the discount please contact us by email at [email protected] and we will request proof of eligibility. Please apply BEFORE registering. If your application for discount registration is accepted, a special registration link will be sent out to you.

Group Registration Discounts

We also offer discounts on the standard rate for group registrations.

To access group discounts, you need to contact Conference Solutions at [email protected]. You are not able to register for the group discount without completing the group registration via a link that will be provided. Please note that you will need details of all those to go on your group registration so that they are registered at once.

The group discounts for the Conference are (inclusive of GST): 

  • 5-9 bookings $400
  • 10-19 bookings $355
  • 20+ bookings $225

As part of the group registration process you are able to register and pay for the dinner at the discounted rate of $160.00.

COVID Policy and Cancellation

The holding of the Crawford Fund 2021 Annual Conference is covered by the local, State, Territory and Federal COVID-19 policies. The event venue is required to ensure that the policies covered by COVID-19 regulations are followed to ensure the safety of those attending, exhibiting and presenting at the conference, and the event organisers are adhering to those requirements. As the event organisers are not able to anticipate these policies due to the sometimes rapidly changing nature of the pandemic effects, please find the Territory and Federal COVID-19 restrictions for the ACT.

Regarding the event cancellation policy, if the event is cancelled in Canberra by the local, Territory or Federal authorities specifically due to COVID-19, then a full refund will be given for any fees or registrations paid. If individual or company registrants decide to not participate of their own accord after 28 November 2021, then cancellation fees will apply. If the event is postponed due to COVID-19, the Crawford Fund will hold all payments made, and transfer them to the new event dates. If an individual or company decides not to participant in the new event, a full refund will be paid. 

The Crawford Fund or its representatives will not be held responsible for any COVID-related additional costs to registrants (ie quarantine and/or travel).

General Cancellation Policy

Full registration cancellations from 28 November will receive a refund less $100 administration fee.
Dinner cancellations from 28 November will receive a refund less $50 administration fee.
Online Cancellations from 28 November will receive a 50% refund.