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Conference registration

Registrations are now open for the AES 2014 International Conference. Join colleagues from around New Zealand, Australia, the Asia Pacific region, and the world to explore the theme Unleashing the power of evaluation.

Please note that all persons intending to attend the conference must register, including accepted paper presenters and chairpersons

Please read the registration information below before you complete the online form.

Registration fee (per delegate)

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Early Registration

Before 30 June 2014

Standard Registration

After 30 June 2014
Member A$840 A$999
Non Member A$995 A$1140
Student A$455 A$495
Day Member 10 & 11 September* A$425 A$495
Day Non Member 10 & 11 September* A$495 A$565
Half-day Member 12 September* A$255 A$295
Half-day Non-member 12 September* A$295 A$340

* The conference structure can be viewed here.

Pre-conference workshop program

Interested in attending the pre-conference workshop program on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 September? Click here for details.

Important information regarding your registration

  • To be entitled to the early registration fee you must have registered by 30 June and paid by 11 July 2014.
  • Students must provide a copy of their student identification card/number or a supporting note from their Head of Department upon registration which can be faxed to +61 3 8344 8490 or scanned and forwarded by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Without this information, the full registration fee will be charged.
  • Exhibitors should contact the Conference team about registration and entitlements.
  • Your AES Membership number: If you do not remember your AES Membership number, please go to the AES website and log-in, your member number should appear in the right hand column, otherwise go to the instructions page.
  • All registrations received after 27 August 2014 will incur a fee representing 10% of the registration amount.
  • Three-day delegates have the option of selecting the session '2014 AES International Conference Opening' if you wish to attend the Opening Ceremony on the evening of Tuesday 9 September. There is no additional charge for this session.
  • Organisational members: Staff of Organisational Members receive an additional 10% off the appropriate registration fee by using the correct code. The code has been sent to the main contact for the Organisational Membership. If you are a staff member of an Organisational Member, please ask your organisation for the code so that you can use it when registering.

Delegate entitlements

Delegates with Full Registration are entitled to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Tuesday evening Opening Ceremony followed by Cocktail party
  • All official documentation
  • Conference Award Dinner
  • Morning and Afternoon Teas
  • Lunch on each day

Delegates with Day and Half-day (Friday) Registration are entitled to the following:

  • All sessions on that day
  • All official documentation
  • Lunch on that day
  • Morning and afternoon tea on that day (except for Friday which includes morning tea).

Payment of fees

Online payments: Please note all online registrations require immediate payment by credit card, cheque or direct deposit. To pay on invoice, select the Cheque/EFT option when completing your registration. Accepted credit cards: MasterCard, Visa and American Express.

Note: A registration is not deemed valid until the correct fee is paid in full.

Cheque payments: Cheque payments will only be accepted up until 14 August 2014. After this date, all registrations and accommodation bookings must be submitted online with credit card details or by calling +61 3 90353469.

Cheques are to be made payable to 'Australasian Evaluation Society'. Your name and full address should be typed or printed clearly on the back of the cheque. Cheque payments from overseas must be a bank cheque in Australian Dollars drawn on an Australian Bank. No other currencies will be accepted.


Your registration and payment will be acknowledged via email. Your registration will not be processed or confirmed if payment does not accompany your form.

You will not receive any further publications before the conference. Your letter of acknowledgment will include any further advice necessary prior to your arrival at the conference.  At the conference you will receive the final program, the book of published papers/conference documentation and a list of delegates.

Cancellation and refund policy

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Managers. Cancellation timelines and fees:

  • Before 2 July 2014 will incur an A$100.00 cancellation fee.
  • From 2 July 2014 to 2 August 2014 will receive a 50% refund of fees paid.
  • After 2 August 2014 there will be no refund.


Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the Conference and book your travel you take out an insurance policy of your choice. The policy should include loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the Conference, or through cancellation of the Conference, loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason, loss of tour monies through cancellation for any reason including airline or related services strikes within Australia, failure to utilise pre booked arrangements due to airline delay, Force Majeure or any other reason, medical expenses (including sickness and accident cover), loss or damage to personal property, additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. The Conference Managers cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance. This insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin.


The program is correct at the time of publishing.  The  AES reserves the right to cancel, delete, modify or alter items from the program or to delete, modify or alter any aspect of the Conference timetabling and delivery at their sole discretion and without notice.  Neither the host organisation nor the meeting organisers will accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any party consequent to such changes. 

The views and opinions expressed at the conference are those of the presenters and participants and are not necessarily endorsed by the Australasian Evaluation Society Inc.

The AES reserves the right to use any recordings whether audio or video and/or any photographs taken at any stage during the Conference for reporting of the Conference and/or its content at their sole discretion.

Entrance to Conference

Each member of the conference will receive a name badge upon registration. The badge will be your official pass and must be clearly visible at all times to obtain entry to all sessions and to social functions. The AES reserves the right to revoke the badge and privileges of anyone behaving in a disruptive or inappropriate manner.


AES regards privacy as an important part of our relationship with our members and customers. Please refer to this page for our full privacy policy. Delegates will not be contacted by the AES or included in the conference delegate list unless they consent during the registration process.

AES 2014 Conference Awards Dinner on Wednesday

Full conference registration includes the AES Conference Awards Dinner. Additional tickets are available for Day Delegates and other dinner only guests at the time of registration.

Dinner details are as follows:
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Venue: Pee Wee's at the Point, Alec Fong Lim Drive, East Point Reserve, Darwin
Time: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost of additional ticket: $130.00

Pre-conference workshops launched

Explore the pre-conference program of 15 topical and innovative workshops on the latest in evaluation theories and methods, practices and tools.

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