Social Programme

Icebreaker reception

An icebreaker reception will be held in the foyer of the South Australian Museum(in North Terrace, about 5 minutes from the main PDU2 venues) during 5:30-7:30 pm on the evening of Sunday 10 July 2016. The icebreaker reception is included in all the various full-week conference registration fees but is not included in the single-day registration fee. However, single-day delegates are eligible to purchase an icebreaker reception voucher for this event through Eventbrite at https://palaeodownunder2.eventbrite.com.au when making their online conference registration. All registered full-week delegates, and those accompanying members and single-day delegates who have purchased an icebreaker reception voucher, are entitled to attend this function and enjoy a variety of canapés and beverages including a selection of Australian wines. This is an opportunity to meet fellow participants in the ambience of the Museum.
Please, note that vouchers will not be available for purchase on-site during the check-in period.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will be held at the Crowne Plaza (16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide) on the evening of Thursday 14 July 2016. Pre-dinner drinks and canapés will be offered from 7:00 pm, prior to commencement of dining service at 7:30 pm. Participants will enjoy a three-course menu with drinks. The evening will feature the inaugural award of AAP’s Etheridge Medal for lifetime contributions to Australasian palaeontology, and Mary Wade Early Career Prize for best paper on Australasian palaeontology in an AAP publication (Alcheringa or AAP Memoirs). All delegates are encouraged to join us for this entertaining evening. This event is not included in any category of registration. All delegates are invited to purchase their conference dinner vouchers online at the time of conference registration.
Vouchers will not be available for purchase on-site either during or after the check-in period.