Social Events

Networking is a key part of the ASM and to complement the educational program, an equally outstanding social program has been developed to allow you the chance to relax, enjoy and experience genuine hospitality whilst you are in our nation’s capital city.

Welcome Reception

Following the official opening of the Meeting with the Harry Harris Oration and President’s Address from 1730–1830hrs, meet your fellow attendees in the relaxed setting of the industry exhibition.

Date: Friday 24 February
Time: 1830-2030hrs (1730-1830hrs – Opening Ceremony and Harry Harris Oration)
Venue: Industry Exhibition, National Convention Centre, Canberra
Dress code: Smart casual
Inclusions: The Welcome Reception cost is included in USANZ Fulltime Delegate Registration fees, USANZ/ANZUNS Fulltime Registration and ANZUNS Program Only Full Registration.

Guests can purchase tickets for AUD $75 per person inclusive of GST.

Gala Dinner

Have you ever dined at Parliament House? If not, here’s your chance to enjoy the social highlight of the ASM! Join your fellow colleagues and enjoy a fabulous 3 course meal, beverages and entertainment in the Great Hall; eat in the footsteps of recent visitors the Obamas, Prince Frederick and Princess Mary of Denmark, and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Catherine.

Date: Sunday 26 February
Time: 1930-2330hrs
Venue: Parliament House
Dress code: Lounge suit, cocktail attire
Transfers: Return coach transfers will be provided from all official ASM hotels
Inclusions: The Gala Dinner is not included in the Registration fees. Tickets can be purchased for AUD $175 per person inclusive of GST.