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Opening Ceremony

Adelaide Convention Centre

Time: 10.30am-12.30pm





President's Reception

Venue: Adelaide Oval

Time: 6.30pm – 10.30pm


Cost: Included in Registration

Dress: Smart Casual


Located on the rooftop of the Riverbank Stand, the Lindsay Head Terrace provides stunning views over the city and the foothills beyond making a perfect venue to gather and celebrate the commencement of the 2017 AOA Annual Scientific Meeting.

Private Tour of the Art Gallery of South Australia

Time: 1.30pm-3.30pm

Meeting Point: 

Adelaide Convention Centre, AOA Registration Desk 1pm for a short walk to the Art Gallery

Cost: $15


The Art Gallery of South Australia was founded in 1881 and collects and displays art from Australia, Europe and North America, and Asia. The Gallery has one of the largest art museum collections in Australia, numbering around 38,000 works.


Our tour will be guided by the charismatic Director of the Gallery and on conclusion we will enjoy afternoon tea at the Art Gallery Restaurant.

Accompanying Persons Luncheon

Venue: Top Secret

Time: 11.00am – 3.30pm


Cost: included in Accompanying Persons Registration

Dress: Smart Casual


Transfer will be organized to and from the venue


An adventure awaits you – climb aboard the coach and you will be driven to an amazing venue in the wine country of Adelaide. Once you arrive you will enjoy a relaxing lunch with an amazing backdrop of vineyards and the stunning countryside of Adelaide.


To ensure you are completely surprised with the location we cannot tell you where you are going!!!



Gardens of the Adelaide Hills

Time: 10.30am – 3.00pm


Cost: $70 per person

Meeting point: Adelaide Convention Centre , AOA  Registration Desk


Adelaide is famous for its wine and food however there is another side to Adelaide – ‘Gardens’.   Come and join us where you will visit 2 beautiful gardens in the Adelaide Hills. Two different gardens that have previously been admired and highlighted in Historic Garden and Open Garden visits.  Our tour will be guided by renowned Adelaide garden designer, Virginia Kennett.  Lunch will be held at ‘Crafers Hotel’ a rustic collaboration of old and new; celebrating natural materials such as reclaimed wood, leather, iron, copper and exposed stone to create a cosy, traditional Aussie pub atmosphere with a contemporary dining experience.


Hentley Farm Degustation Lunch, Barossa Valley

Time: 10.30am – 3.00pm


Cost: $200 per person

Meeting point: Adelaide Convention Centre , AOA  Registration Desk


Climb aboard the coach and view Adelaide spectacular scenery on your way to the famous Barossa Valley. Our destination is the famous Hentley Farm. The stables at Hentley Farm, originally built in the 1880s on the banks of Greenock Creek, have been meticulously restored and converted into a contemporary dining room.

Head chef Lachlan Colwill offers menus which are created according to what is abundant, fresh, and of the highest quality. The restaurant has a strong focus on harvesting produce from the farm’s 150 acres, including foraged ingredients growing wild, as well as fruit, vegetables and herbs grown in our garden beds and orchard. All the wines that are matched with the menus are from the Hentley Farm portfolio.





Gala Dinner

Venue: National Wine Centre of Australia

Time: 7pm – Late


Cost: $210 per ticket

Dress: Gentleman – suit pants and long sleeve shirt  //  Ladies – evening attire

The evening theme is the 30’s and 40’s so we will provide you with some accessories to wear which can be collected from registration on the day before the Gala dinner.


Transfers: Hotel transfers will be available to and from the venue


Our Gala dinner will be held at the National Wine Centre of Australia. Situated on the edge of Adelaide's stunning Botanic Gardens the centre combines eye-catching architecture.


The National Wine Centre is an architectural treat but what it holds inside is the real attraction.   Our dinner will be held in an amazing room, which has natural lighting and spectacular architecture.    After dinner entertainment will be held on the outdoor terrace.


So come along relax and catch up with some old colleagues and make some new ones while you enjoy the famous cuisine and wine of Adelaide.