ICIP 2013 Social Program

A ticket is required for entry to all social programs and will be included in your registration pack. If you would like to purchase additional tickets to social functions please see the registration desk. If you are unable to attend a social function, please return your ticket to the registration desk.

Welcome Reception

Date:Sunday, September 15
Time:18:30 - 20:00
Location:Exhibition Area
Ground Floor
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dress:Smart casual
Cost:Inclusive for delegates

The ICIP 2013 Welcome Reception will feature Australia. Come and get a taste of this incredible country.

Wine & Cheese Reception

Date:Monday, September 16
Time:17:10 - 18:10
Location:Exhibition Area
Ground Floor
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost:Inclusive for delegates.

A great place to meet and network. We will be featuring Australian wines.

Conference Banquet

Date:Tuesday, September 17
Time:19:00 - 22:00
Location:Melbourne Room 1
Level 1
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dress:Smart Casual

Join colleagues and friends for an evening we know you will enjoy. The Banquet dinner is in the MCEC Melbourne Room 1.

Some of Melbourne's Other Attractions

Australian Rules Football

While visiting Melbourne, Australia, expect to overhear plenty of fervent sports talk about one of the country's most popular sporting games - Australian Rules Football. Also referred to as 'Aussie Rules' or 'footy', and while it takes on aspects of Rugby and Gaelic football, it's unique to Australia.

To watch an Aussie Rules football game during your stay please visit www.ticketek.com.au or www.ticketmaster.com.au to book.

Local Melbourne Tours

When wandering in the city, peer down almost any laneway and catch a glimpse of the 'secret Melbourne' - a place of edgy art, hidden bars and cutting-edge design.

Laneways of Melbourne

Heard about the cool laneways in Melbourne and want to discover them with a friendly local? Don't miss some of our best secret galleries, shops or cafes!


Street Art Tours

Melbourne Street Art Tours is the first street art tour in Australia that is run by street artists, providing an overview of the Melbourne underground street art scene.


Family Activities

Once you arrive in Melbourne you can experience a range of tours and discover Melbourne and its vast contrasts - perfect for accompanying persons and families. View tours information and book through the web links below otherwise you can book upon arrival at the entrance of each respective venue.


Melbourne Aquarium is centrally located along the picturesque banks of the Yarra River in Melbourne's CBD. The aquarium offers an unforgettable day out for the whole family.


Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Tour

Backstage the MCG Tour gives the visitor the opportunity to relive their great sporting memories through a tour of this marvellous stadium, where so many champions have performed.


Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum explores life in Victoria, from our natural environment to our culture and history. A visit to Melbourne Museum offers rich and often surprising insights into life in Victoria.


Melbourne Zoo

There is always something to see at Melbourne Zoo, with more than 320 species from around the world on view.


Science Works

Scienceworks makes learning about science and technology a fun, interactive adventure. Hands-on participation is positively encouraged and visitors can take part in live demonstrations, shows, guided tours and special activities.