2018 IBSC Annual Conference, The Southport School, Gold Coast, Australia July 8 – 11

Spouse/Partner Program

Spouse/partner registration includes all the events shown here. Please register your spouse/partner for the Spouse/Partner Program during the delegate registration process.

Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updates.

Sunday, July 8

TimeDescriptionLocation
12:00 – 2:00 PM Buses and ferries depart conference hotels for the school. Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
Hilton Surfers Paradise
12:00 – 2:15 PM Registration, School Tours, IBSC Action Research Poster Display, and Refreshments Hall of Fame
12:45 – 1:30 PM IBSC Annual Conference First-Time Attendee Lunch Dining Hall
2:15 – 2:30 PM Traditional Smoking Ceremony Dixon Gates
2:30 – 4:45 PM Opening Welcome and Plenary Session Annand Theatre
4:45 – 6.45 PM Welcome Reception River Ovals
5:30 – 7:00 PM Buses depart the school for the conference hotels.

Monday, July 9

5:45 – 6:45 AM Walking/running group options Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
Breakfast on your own
8:45 AM Bus departs conference hotels. Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
Hilton Surfers Paradise
9:30 – 11:45 AM Point Danger Outlook
12:00 – 4:00 PM Lunch and Tour of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
4:15 PM Buses depart for the conference hotels.
6:30 – 6:45 PM Buses depart the conference hotels for Sea World. Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
Hilton Surfers Paradise
7:00 – 9:30 PM Special Evening Event at Sea World
8:30 – 9:30 PM Buses depart Sea World for the conference hotels.

Tuesday, July 10

5:45 – 6:45 AM Walking/running group options Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
Breakfast on your own
8:45 AM Bus departs conference hotels. Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
Hilton Surfers Paradise
10:00 – 11:30 AM Visit Mount Tamborine Winery for morning tea  
12:00 – 3:00 PM Mount Tamborine Gallery Walk

Lunch on at your leisure using a gift card (included in program registration) at one of the many delightful cafes along Gallery Walk
 
3:00 PM Buses depart for the conference hotels.
Evening on Your Own

Wednesday, July 11

Enjoy a free day! Take advantage of your new G:Link Day (Gold Coast Light Rail) pass and local map provided to all spouse/partner program delegates. In the afternoon, you may opt for a Sea World Whale Watching Tour.

1:00 – 5:30 PM Optional Sea World Whale Watching Tour

Cost is approximately $120 AUD for adults and $90 AUD for children.

If interested, sign up on-site at the IBSC Annual Conference at The Southport School. Buses depart the conference hotels at 12:45 PM and The Southport School at 1:15 PM.
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