Information & Registration


The conference will be held October 13-14, 2016, at the Quality Hotel Noah’s On the Beach, Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara Street, Newcastle, New South Wales. The entrance to the Hotel is on Zaara Street. Noah’s On the Beach is a short walk east from Newcastle Station and Bus Terminal (Note the information below about the changes to the train service to Newcastle Station).

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Registration will open June 6, 2016.


Submissions of symposium proposals and abstracts are now being accepted.

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Conference Social Event

The BPA2016 conference social event will be held in the evening of Thursday October 13th at Customs House overlooking the Newcastle Foreshore park and the Hunter River. Customs House is located a short walk from Noah’s On the Beach. More information to follow.


To become a member, please go to our membership page.