Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get any funding assistance?

If you reside in a UN-Listed Least Developed Country, you may register at the reduced registration rate. In addition, discounts are available for speakers and students. Unfortunately, as we (the International RiverFoundation) are a small not-for-profit organisation, we are unable to provide funding assistance outside of these reduced registration rates, and cannot offer support for accommodation, flights or any other expenses.

How do I register?

Please complete the registration form, noting that you must make payment via credit card at the time of registration. To receive the earlybird rate, you must make payment by 30 June.

I am a speaker. How do I register?

Please refer to the instructions provided in your presenter confirmation email. You will be prompted to complete the registration form, enter your code when selecting you are a speaker, and make payment.

How much do I have to pay?

Please refer to the prices on our registration page.

Can you assist with my visa requirements?

We are unable to provide support with your visa application, but we can provide a letter of invitation if needed. Please contact us at irs@riverfoundation.org.au to make a request.

Where can I stay?

We recommend staying at Rydges or Mantra South Brisbane, and we have been able to secure discounted accommodation at these hotels. More information is available on our Location page. Alternatively, you might like to look at the options on  www.booking.com or www.airbnb.com. IRF is unable to assist with making accommodation arrangements on your behalf.

When will I find out when I am presenting?

Our program is being deveoped over the coming weeks. You will be notified when the first version of the program is available on our website.

Will sessions be video recorded?

Sessions will not be recorded—however, proceedings will be made available on the website following the conference.

What is the dress code for the conference and social events?

We recommend smart casual or business attire, and semi-formal or cultural attire for the Riverprize Gala Dinner.

When will the program be available?

Our program will be finalised once abstracts have been confirmed. At this stage, we hope to complete the program by the end of July.

I have registered interest in being a volunteer; what happens now?

Thank you for submitting your enquiry. Once we are able to confirm our volunteer needs, we will email you with an outcome.

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