Registrations are open for:

  • Conference workshop program, Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 September 2024 > see program details
  • AES 2024 International Evaluation Conference, Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 September 2024 

Online registration closes when the event is full or on Wednesday 11 September 2024. Thereafter, if places are still available, conference registrations will be available on site and may incur an increased onsite registration fee.

Please read all the information carefully, including the terms and conditions.


Three Day Conference Registration fees

Exclusive early bird period for members:
Early birds at a special reduced rate are currently open for AES members-only, closing Wednesday 22 May 2024. Early birds for everyone will open on Thursday 23 May 2024. 
Note: Early bird rates are strictly limited and will be available until the allocation has sold out, or the cut-off date has been reached, whichever happens soonest.

Three Day Conference Registration includes:

  • Entry to all conference sessions on 18, 19, 20 September (excludes conference workshops on 16, 17 September)
  • Conference official documentation
  • Lunch and refreshment breaks on each day of the conference
  • Conference Gala Dinner, 19 September (evening) at Federation Square – indicate if you are attending when registering
  • Welcome Cocktail Function on the evening of Tuesday 17 September at National Sport Museum, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) – indicate if you are attending when registering, including the optional MCG tour

All fees include 10% GST 

THREE DAY CONFERENCE REGISTRATION (per delegate) Member Early Bird fee Early Bird fee Fee Onsite Rego fee
Individual Member 3 days A$1,149 A$1,200  A$1,575  A$1,575
Organisational Member staff 3 days* A$1,340 A$1,405  A$1,725 A$1,725
Small charity (less than $500K) 3 days  n/a A$1,405 A$1,725 A$1,725 
Non Member 3 days n/a A$1,575 A$1,900 A$2,100
Full-time Student 3 days# n/a A$850  A$975 A$975

 


Day Conference registration fees

Exclusive early bird period for members:
Early birds at a special reduced rate are currently open for AES members-only, closing Wednesday 22 May 2024. Early birds for everyone will open on Thursday 23 May 2024. 
Note: Early bird rates are strictly limited and will be available until the allocation has sold out, or the cut-off date has been reached, whichever happens soonest.

Day Conference Registration includes:

  • entry to all conference sessions on the day registered (excluding conference workshops)
  • Conference official documentation
  • Lunch and refreshment breaks on the day registered
DAY CONFERENCE REGISTRATION (per delegate) Member Early Bird fee Early Bird fee Fee Onsite Rego fee
Day Individual Member n/a A$705  A$765  A$765
Day Organisational Member staff* n/a A$715  A$820 A$820
Non Member n/a A$805 A$920 A$1,000

  


Conference Workshop program registration

Exclusive early bird period for members:
Early birds at a special reduced rate are currently open for AES members-only, closing Wednesday 22 May 2024. Early birds for everyone will open on Thursday 23 May 2024. 
Note: Early bird rates are strictly limited and will be available until the allocation has sold out, or the cut-off date has been reached, whichever happens soonest.

The AES cannot guarantee that each workshop will go ahead as scheduled. If a workshop is cancelled, you will be offered a place in another workshop, or a refund.

CONFERENCE WORKSHOP (per workshop and delegate)  Member Early Bird fee Early Bird fee Fee
FULL DAY WORKSHOP
Individual Member 16 or 17 September A$450 A$500 A$550
Organisational Member staff* 16 or 17 September A$560 A$610 A$660
Non Member 16 or 17 September n/a A$680 A$730
Full-time Student# 16 or 17 September n/a A$380 A$430
HALF DAY WORKSHOP
Individual  Member 16 or 17 September A$260 A$300 A$350
Organisational Member staff* 16 or 17 September A$390 A$430 A$480
Non Member 25 or 26 September n/a A$480 A$530
Full-time Student16or 17 September n/a A$280 A$330

 

# Full-time Student discount: For your registration to be valid, you must must provide proof of their full-time student status to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Should proof not be provided we reserve the right to charge for the difference between the full-time student and the non-student registration, and cancel the registration should the full fee not be paid.

* Organisational Member rates: Before choosing this rate, please check with your organisational member status with your organisation or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You will be invoiced for the difference if you’re not a staff member of an organisational member of the AES.

 


  Small charity registration rate (new in 2024)

  • This reduced rate is available for staff of small charities (registered with ACNC) with annual income of $500,000 or less. 
  • We will request your ABN upon registration.

Registration process for conference and workshop program

  • Choose the number of conference and workshop tickets you need in each category, fill in the form and click ‘Next’. You will be able to enter the conference and workshop participant information for each ticket. On the next screen choose which workshop session each participant wishes to attend.
  • If you wish to register for the conference workshops only, ignore the options for Conference tickets shown.
  • If you are registering for colleagues and not attending yourself, choose the 'I am not attending' option, and proceed to fill in the requested information. 

 Conference dinner and welcome reception

To ensure we cater appropriately please indicate your attendance at the Gala Dinner and/or Welcome Reception by selecting the appropriate session when registering.


Conference program 

The draft conference program will be published early June. Existing delegates and those on the Conference Alert mailing list will receive notification when it becomes available. Click here to join the Conference Alert


Social events

The social program at aes24 provide a platform for delegates to meet peers, mentors, and industry leaders. These can lead to collaborations, job opportunities and the valuable exchanges of ideas. We’re proud to highlight and showcase iconic Melbourne landmarks and experiences for aes24 delegates. Click here for details.


Support participation by Emerging Indigenous Evaluators

Upon registration, each delegate will have the opportunity to choose a ticket extra as a donation to support the participation of Emerging Indigenous Evaluators' participation in this year's conference. The ticket extras for donating are available at the rate of $50, $150, $200 (GST free). You can also choose to donate in multiples or combinations of these amounts.

This is a donation to the charitable organisation Australian Evaluation Society Ltd who will use all of the donated funds to directly support Emerging Indigenous Evaluators to attend the conference. As its contribution, the Australian Evaluation Society will waive registration fees for supported participants.


AES membership rates

If you wish to join the AES as a member and take advantage of the discounted member rate, please complete a membership application before submitting your registration by navigating to www.aes.asn.au/become-a-member.

If you do not know your AES Membership number, please go to the AES website and log in, your member number will appear on the Member Home page. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you cannot locate your AES membership number.


Organisational members registration conditions

  • Staff who are Individual Members should register as Individual Members.
  • ONE staff member who is NOT an Individual Member is eligible to register as an Individual Member using the Organisational Membership four-digit member number.
  • Subsequent staff who are NOT Individual Members should register as Organisational Member staff to automatically receive an organisational member discount.

If you are unclear about this, or don’t know if you are the staff member of an organisational member, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Should your registration as an organisational staff member not be valid we will charge for the difference between the relevant rates, and reserve the right to cancel your registration should the full fee not be paid.


Conference accessibility

Melbourne Convention Centre provides a range of accessibility options and facilities, including hearing assisted devices for free hire. All car parks and buildings are wheelchair accessible. Accessibility guide is available here. Please familiarise yourself with the accessibility information, including the conditions of hiring equipment.

If you have additional accessibility requirements please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your phone number so that we can call you back.


Full-time Student registration conditions

For their registration to be valid, students MUST provide proof of their full-time student status to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Should proof not be provided we reserve the right to charge for the difference between the full-time student and the non-student registration, and cancel the registration should the full fee not be paid.


Are you new to evaluation and/or to the AES conference?

We will be arranging social networking events for conference first-timers and delegates new to evaluation. If 2024 is the first time you are attending an AES International Evaluation Conference, or you are new to evaluation, be sure to check the appropriate box on the online registration form.


Letters of invitation (for visa purposes)

The AES wishes to support international attendees in their efforts to secure the needed travel documentation and recognises that letters of invitation can help smooth the visa application process. More details here.


Terms and conditions

Link to Terms and conditions for conference and conference workshops


Looking for accommodation?

A range of accommodation options are available here.


Print version

DOWNLOAD a printable PDF of the registration information (including terms and conditions)

REGISTER HERE