Delegates and Attendees

By registering for the ECEC Innovation Forum 2020, delegates and attendees agree to abide by all terms and conditions. By registering, you are committing to the purchase and payment of registration to the event.

No animals, birds, insects or pets are permitted on site with the exception of seeing eye or companion dogs.

Sector Publishing reserves the right to prohibit entry of any person to an ECEC Innovation Forum 2020 event, or eject any person from an ECEC Innovation Forum 2020 event based on behaviour deemed inappropriate by Sector Publishing staff and/or its agents and others working under its authority.

Delegates are not permitted to bring food or beverage products purchased at commercial outlets outside the venue.

Cancellations and refunds
All cancellations and changes to registrations need to be made in writing by email, fax or post. If you have not received acknowledgement within two business days, please contact the Sector Publishing Team on 0403 526 246. All cancellations received in writing before 1 February 2020 will be accepted, and registration fees refunded less a 20% administration fee. Regrettably, no refunds can be given after this date; however, substitute delegates are most welcome with written notification.

All cancellations of accommodation bookings are subject to the applicable venue’s terms and conditions, which will be outlined on the booking form.

Sector Publishing acts as the organiser only of these activities and does not accept responsibility for any act or omission on the part of the service providers. No liability is accepted for any inaccuracy, delay, damage, death, or personal injury. Sector Publishing reserve the right to change, without notice, any aspect of the Forum program. All information supersedes all previous publications.

Smart casual attire is required when attending the Forum and for Thursday night’s Welcome Event.

Force majeure
Sector Publishing and/or the Venue are not responsible for either the partial or total non-execution of the contract in the event of accident, an act caused by a third party, such as Acts of God including, without limitation, credible threats of natural disaster in the geographic vicinity of the venue, war, curtailment or interruption of transportation facilities, threats or acts of terrorism or similar acts, governmental travel advisory, a governmental elevation of the terrorism alert level, civil disturbance, the issue of a travel warning by the World Health Organization or any other cause comparable events or disaster beyond the parties’ control which prevents the venue from providing the event or if for the same reasons the event is cancelled by Sector Publishing.

Intention to photograph
Delegates and others are advised that photographs and filming will be taken during the Forum and reproduced for promotional purposes.

Liability Waiver
In the event of industrial disruptions, the Forum, Venue, Sector Publishing and organisers accept no responsibility for losses incurred by Forum attendees, staff and participants.

Name badges
Your name badge must be worn at all times, as it is your entry to all sessions and inclusive functions.

By registering, you are committing to the purchase and payment of registration to the event. All prices are in Australian dollars and include GST. Payment must accompany your registration.

Personal Insurance
Participants shall be regarded in every aspect as carrying their own risk for personal injury and loss or injury to property, including baggage during the Forum. We strongly recommend that you take out a travel insurance policy at the time of booking your registration, travel and tours. The organisers will be in no way responsible for any claims concerning insurance.

By providing your email address, you agree to receive emails in relation to this and future events of this type. You may opt-out at any time by contacting

Your name, organisation and email may be published on the delegate list which is provided to exhibitors. Your name and contact information may be used by parties directly related to the event. You may opt-out at any time by contacting

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Social Functions/Alcohol
Registration as a Delegate or Exhibitor attendee does not automatically constitute as confirmed attendance for any social events during the course of the Forum. Every attendee (even those entitled to complimentary registrations) must respond in the affirmative as attending social functions by selecting options during online registration or via the manual booking form. Places at social functions are not held if an affirmative response is not received to the attending option.

As alcohol is on offer, all social functions are classed as a licensed event. All attendees must comply with the Venue’s responsible service of alcohol requirements. The Venue’s alcoholic beverage license requires that venue staff shall: (i) request proper identification (photo ID) of any person of questionable age and refuse alcoholic beverage service if the person is either underage or proper identification cannot be produced, and (ii) refuse alcoholic beverage service to any person who, in the Venue’s judgment, appears intoxicated.

Social Media
Sector Publishing does not permit the recording of presentations and workshops at the Forum under any circumstances or in any form of media, including but not limited to audio recordings, video recordings, or literal transcripts unless you acquire a written consent.

Sector Publishing permits and encourages the use of social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Snapchat and blogging at the Forum as a way to summarise, highlight, review, critique, and/or promote the presented materials, or the Forum in general, on the condition that: copyright law is observed, verbatim information is limited to a few quotes, and the author or speaker is referenced and cited appropriately. Please bear in mind that presenters have invested many hours in the development of materials for the Forum and copyright laws apply.

Out of respect for the other participants, we ask that loud electronic devices be silenced, though they do not need to be switched off, so that they may be used to tweet, post on Facebook, or take notes in accordance with the above-stated policy.

We encourage delegates to:

  • Follow us on Twitter and Instagram
  • Like us on Facebook
  • Blog, post, tweet, Instagram, Snapchat about what you are hearing and seeing
  • Talk about products and services you see in the Exhibition Hall
  • Share photographs
  • Provide feedback to Sector Publishing staff
  • Keep criticism constructive

We request delegates to refrain from:

  • Using audio and/or video recording devices during sessions.
  • Capturing, transmitting, or redistributing syllabus materials or the bulk of the material presented in a session. Doing so infringes on the intellectual property rights of the speakers.
  • Engaging in rudeness or personal attacks.