Delegates are invited to enjoy a range of social events as part of the SMHR 2017 conference.

Welcome Reception

As the first official social event of the SMHR 2017 conference, the Welcome Reception provides you with the opportunity to relax and enjoy the company of colleagues and friends.

Date: Wednesday 6 December 2017
Time: 5.30pm to
Venue: The Lavender Courtyard, The Hyatt Hotel
Cost: Included in full conference registrations
Tickets: Additional tickets are available for $85.00 per person
Dress Code: Smart Casual

Conference Dinner

Join us for what will be sure to be a wonderful evening at the Southern Cross Yacht Club.   The Yacht Club is located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin and will deliver breathtaking views and a great dinner experience.

Date: Thursday 7 December 2017
Time: 7.00pm to 10.30pm
Venue: The Lakeside Marquee, the Yacht Club, Mariner Place, Yarralumla, ACT
Cost: Tickets can be purchased for $130.00 per person and includes a three course meal, beverages and entertainment
Dress Code: Smart Casual

MHR Early Career Researcher Breakfast 

Sponsored by the Black Dog Institute

The ECR breakfast is for delegates who identify as an Early Career Researcher and includes PhD students. The Keynote Speaker at the ECR breakfast will be A/Prof Nicola Newton. Attendees will be contacted via email by the SMHR ECR Committee prior to the event to provide further information on the event.

Date: Thursday 7th December 2017
Time: 7.30am to 9.00am
Venue: The Black Mountain Room, The Hyatt Hotel
Cost: $10pp and available to full conference and student registrations
Dress Code: Smart Casual

Maximum number of attendees: 50


Immediately following the Welcome Reception in the Lavender Courtyard, ECRs are invited to meet at Griffin’s Bar, within the Hyatt Hotel, for an informal drink. Come along and put some faces to names!

Date: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Griffins Bar, The Hyatt Hotel
Cost: Included in full conference registrations for Early Career Researcher only
Dress Code: Smart Casual