2023 Networking Event

Registrations for the networking event are opening soon!
You can view the official event photos from 2022 here.

Date & time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm, Friday 10th February 2023

Location: TBC; See Google Maps)

Transport: Parking is available on site at the Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary or in Car Park 8 (CP8; see map). The event can also be accessed via public transport to Burnley Campus and a short walk to the Sanctuary
(see PTV Journey Planner).


Ticket cost: $25 per person (bookings are essential - registration will close at 3.00 pm Friday 3rd February 2023)

Event details: This event offers Victorian Biodiversity Conference attendees an opportunity to meet and network with other conference attendees. The ticket fee covers dinner and a range of non-alcoholic drinks supplied by two food trucks.

Terms & Conditions:

All attendees must be over 18 years of age and fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or hold a valid medical exemption) to attend the face-to-face networking event. This is a requirement of our host institution, La Trobe University.

All attendees must also check-in using a valid QR code and show evidence of this check-in, along with their COVID-19 vaccination status (or a valid medical exemption), to a COVID Check In Marshal in order to enter the face-to-face networking event. For more information on how to check-in, visit: https://service.vic.gov.au/check-in?fbclid=IwAR1NmksjyfSLpFhN-PcKv8IwxLpOBkJG4WQwxJe_mrFOMdx_Yi7N5Urz6Ms

All attendees are responsible for ensuring they have safe transport to and from the event. This includes safe private transport to reduce the risk of potential coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission if an attendee develops symptoms during the event and suitable accommodation where they can remain in isolation until they are able to travel home.

We aim to deliver a COVID-safe event, so it is essential that all face-to-face attendees comply with public health measures whilst in attendance, such as maintaining appropriate physical distancing, always carry a face mask when leaving home, wear a face mask when you cannot maintain a distance of 1.5m, practicing good hand hygiene, practicing cough etiquette, and using hand sanitiser regularly. Each attendee must complete a symptom self-assessment (see more about COVID-19 symptoms and risks) prior to leaving home and not attend the event if they are unwell. If you have registered for the event and become unwell prior to the event, test positive for COVID-19, or are required by DHHS to isolate, please email us (vicbiocon@gmail.com) and we will provide a full refund.


Please note smoking is not permitted at this event.