Registration for AMSA 2018 is now open!


Register by Wednesday 16th May to receive these early bird rates

Registration category  Member  Non  Member
Full registration – professional   $935   $1,065
Full registration – student   $535   $685
Full Registration – life member, concession   $635   N/A
Day registration – professional   $335   $385
Day registration – student   $185   $235
Day registration – life member, concession   $245   N/A

Social function additional tickets:
You can purchase additional gala dinner tickets and welcome reception tickets when registering. Prices are as follows:
Gala dinner: $150.00
Welcome reception: $75.00

What’s included in your full registration:

  • Full access to all presentations at the world-class Adelaide Convention Centre*
  • Full access to Poster session, including drinks and cocktail food*
  • Full access to the Exhibition Marketplace*
  • Welcome reception, including drinks and cocktail food
  • Morning and afternoon tea each day*
  • Lunch each day*
  • Conference Gala Dinner with food and drinks included
  • Access to the conference workshops – these are offered only to conference attendees (note some workshops incur an additional third-party fee and some have limited spaces available)
  • Students and invited mentors also receive free entry to student night*

* Included in day registrations for the day of attendance

Some benefits in coming to AMSA 2018 in Adelaide include;

  • Cheap flights from most major Australian cities
  • Cheap accommodation (off peak season)
  • All-inclusive price for registration
  • State of the art facilities and location
  • Emphasis on sustainability
  • Local produce for food and drinks
  • Close to Adelaide’s premier wine regions
  • Nature experiences in South Australia (e.g. cuttlefish aggregation, white shark diving, swim with tuna)

Making conferences more accessible to working parents

AMSA supports a diversity of attendees at our conferences, including primary caregivers of children. If you need to access childcare facilities, a lactation room, or other resources during your attendance at AMSA2018 we urge you to contact to ensure your needs can be met to the best of our ability.

AMSA Membership

AMSA membership is open to those working and studying in all disciplines of marine science. Supporting AMSA through membership provides direct support for efforts in marine science research. To become a member, please click below.

For queries on the registration categories, please contact

For those that have submitted abstracts, please note: the abstract submission portal and this registration portal are two different systems. If you have created an account and submitted an abstract via the abstract submission portal, it is not the same system so you will be required to create a new account to register also. An abstract submission does not count as a registration.