Welcome Reception

Monday evening 21 November, 6-8:30pm 

Join us for the welcome reception outside on the Soiree Terrace, Sofitel Brisbane Central, the official conference venue. Enjoy socialising and networking outside during Brisbane's comfortable and warm spring weather whilst sampling delicious Australian-themed food and drinks. Take time to relax and unwind after your flight, rekindle old friendships, and make new friends.  

Conference Dinner

Tuesday evening 22 November, 6:30-9pm 

Enjoy inside dining in heritage surroundings at majestic Customs House, one of Brisbane's premier function venues. Its prominent Queen Street location directly overlooking the Brisbane River and Story Bridge will certainly leave an impression on you. Magnificent architecture, first-class service and stunning location match the best Brisbane has to offer. Enjoy fresh seasonal produce and local ingredients sourced daily whilst enjoying UQ’s Amiti String Quartet playing in the background. The quartet comprises elite students and alums from the UQ School of Music

Customs House Birsbane exterior


UQ St Lucia Campus Tour and Australian native wildlife experience

Wednesday 23 November, 11am–3pm 

We invite you to tour the picturesque UQ St Lucia Campus on the Brisbane River and see the outstanding facilities. The campus tour will give delegates insight into the university's facilities, including the magnificent Great Court area, state-of-the-art library and teaching facilities, extensive sporting grounds and art gallery. Following the tour, we have organised to bring some Australian native wildlife to you. You will see and interact with a koala bear, kangaroo, python snake, baby crocodile and a cute, spikey echidna. An exciting and fun activity for visitors to Australia to experience. A personalised and up-front encounter with our wildlife. Do not miss this memorable adventure and photo opportunity! 


Baby crocodile

Sugar glider


AAPBS Conference 2022


Register online now. We look forward to seeing you in November.



Contact the Conference Coordinator, Natalie Armstrong, with any enquiries at aapbsconference2022@uq.edu.au.