Information, Resources and Logistics for Speakers and Sponsors

This page has been set up as a resource for Speakers and Sponsors at SIA Conferences.  As details for the Conference are finalised, we will provide detailed information to further assist you in preparing your paper/presentation.  Here you will be able to:

  • Obtain useful information about the venue, your role in the Conference and how we can support you.

  • Information about remaining sponsorship opportunities is available on the conference sponsorship page.

  • Information for banners and promotional material will be posted shortly

The Call for Papers for the 12th SIA Biennial Conference has yet to be Announced.

General Information.

Speakers' Files

For SubSTEC Conferences, technical papers will be incorporated in the Conference Proceedings and it is vital that the template is used.  Do not reformat your paper to look the same.

Conference proceedings are not produced for Biennial SIA Conferences 

Presentations for all SIA Conferences should be prepared in MS PowerPoint and set up in 16:9 format (widescreen). To adopt this format, select File>Page Setup... and select 'Slides sized for: On-screen shown (16:9). Use of the 4:3 format will have an effect on the presentation and will result in graphics and text becoming distorted.

Conference Registration

See the Conference Registration page for details.

General Entitlements

Invited Plenary Speakers are guests of the SIA and are entitled to free registration for the entire conference and free attendance at the Reception and Dinner.

Presenters of accepted technical papers are entitled to free registration for the day of their presentation.  

To assist with conference management and catering, we require that all Guest Plenary Speakers and Presenters of papers  register for the conference. Once Presentations have been accepted, you will be advised of a promotional code which, when entered, will allow you to register for the 2 Day Conference only ticket at a discounted rate that incorporates your existing discount status.  Presenters wishing to register for additional (chargeable) events (eg Tours, Reception, Dinner) should do so on the same ticket.

For any further information please contact the Conference Committee   +61 2 6290 1505  

Promotional Material

If, as a sponsor, your agreement offers an entitlement for promotional material to be placed in delegates' satchels (350 to be packed), please ensure that material is supplied to the satchel packer's address, (TBA):

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Banners and Deliveries for the Venue

If, as a sponsor, your agreement offers the display of a Stand-up Banner, these should be dispatched to the venue (using a delivery label TBA).

Please note that companies are responsible for arranging removal of the banners after completion of the conference.

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