WMAA 2017 WasteQ Conference


Wn will the conference take place? Where is it located?
The conference will take place from 11 - 13 October 2017 at the Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre. It is located in the heart of the city centre and is just a short stroll away from a plethora of restaurants, an award winning regional art gallery Asrtspace, a state-of-the-art library complex and the magnificent blue water Pioneer River. For map and directions click here.

What time does the conference begin and end?
The conference will officially open on Thursday 12 October at 8.45am and conclude on Friday 13 October at 3.15pm.

Where can I find a copy of the conference program?
The draft Conference Program is available here.

How can I register? What are the registration rates? 
Registration packages and rates are available here.

We don’t have a company credit card. Can I still book online?
You will need to contact WMAA via email on info@wmaa.asn.au.

What time will the Registration Desk be open? 
The registration desk will be open during:

Thursday 12 October 2017
8.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 13 October 2017
8.00am - 3.00pm



How can I reserve a hotel room, and what are the rates? 
To book accommodation click here.

Is parking available at Rosehill Gardens?
Parking is FREE outside the MECC more information is available here.

What if I have dietary requirements? 
If you have not already advised this during your registration, please email your requirements to info@wmaa.asn.au.

How can my organisation become a conference sponsor? 
To become a sponsor, please contact jan@wmaa.asn.au. To download the sponsorship prospectus, please click here.

Can I advertise in the conference program?  

How can I receive a list of participants or attendees? 
A list of attendees will be made available to registered delegates via the conference App.

I would just like to attend one session. Is this possible without registering for the conference? 
You will need to contact WMAA events to discuss this in more detail info@wmaa.asn.au or 02 8746 5000.

What is the cancellation policy for the conference?  
Cancellations must be notified in writing to WMAA Events info@wmaa.asn.au. Cancellations received prior to 8 September 2017 will receive a refund less a $150 administration charge. Refunds will WILL NOT be issued for cancellations received 8 September 2017.

Unfortunately, I am unable to attend the conference, can I substitute a colleague?  
Yes, substitutions within organisations are welcome without penalty, however fees will apply for any additional inclusions. You will need to contact info@wmaa.asn.au with the name of the original attendee and the individual replacing him/her. We may ask that you submit an updated registration, so that we have all of the necessary details for the new attendee.

My question is not listed here. Whom do I contact? 
Please contact info@wmaa.asn.au for assistance. 

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