Social Events

Attending the IPEd National Conference isn’t just about the techniques and skills you will learn – it is about the connections you will make. Join us at the social events to enjoy all the conference has to offer.

All tickets are available through the registration process.

Welcome Reception

Wednesday 13 September
Rydges Southbank Level 12 Rooftop
Included in full registrations
Additional ticket $55
Watch the city light up from the beautiful surrounds of the Rydges Southbank rooftop. Enjoy some drinks and canapes with old friends, and meet some new ones.

Conference Dinner

Thursday 14 September
Boulevard Room, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Dinner ticket $95
Dress Code: Cocktail

A sumptuous, three course meal, chatting with friends, watching the inaugural presentation of the Rosanne Fitzgibbon Editorial Award. The wonderful Boulevard Room is the setting for the Conference Dinner. Tickets are limited, so don’t miss out.

Note – attendees of the dinner also have the option to book a photography session to ensure they make the most of being dressed up and ready to go. Get your next lot of professional photographs at the conference!

Tour – Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Wednesday 13 September
Mirimar Cruises
Full – $75, Concession $60
Discount of 10% will apply if more than 10 book

Take a return cruise on the Brisbane River from Southbank to the world’s largest koala sanctuary – Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Spend three hours roaming the sanctuary and learn more about this amazing creature.

If you don’t wish to take the cruise, you can take yourself out to the sanctuary. Pay at the gate and present your IPEd National Editors Conference confirmation letter to receive a 30% discount on the entry price!