Rydges Newcastle
Wharf Rd &, Merewether St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Valet parking is available to in-house guests at $35 per car per day, and is subject to availability.

Pull into our drive way and one of our friendly concierge team members will be able to assist you.

Non-secure public metered parking and a paid parking station is available within a short walking distance of the hotel.

Delegates will be provided with an individual name badge, which will give you access to all sessions and social events that you have registered to attend. This must be worn at all times within the forum venue.

The members of the forum organising committee and Leishman Associates accept no liability for personal accident of loss or damage suffered by any participant, accompanying person, invited observer or any other person by whatever means. Nor do we accept liability for any equipment or software brought to the forum by delegates, speakers, sponsors or any other party. Please protect your personal property. Do not leave laptops, cameras, and other valuable items unsecured.

Be conscious of individuals who appear out of place and do not wear a forum name badge. Advise Leishman Associates staff if this occurs.

The forum dress code is Smart Casual.

You will be required to bring PPE gear with you for the site tours. The PPE required is as follows:

  • Enclosed shoes or boots
  • Long sleeve shirt and long pants
  • Warm jacket (weather permitting)
  • A hat (a hard hat is not required but a hat/cap for sun protection).

You can register for the forum via the forum registration page.

Once onsite, the registration desk is located – to be advised.

The Registration Desk will be manned by Leishman Associates staff at the following times:

Monday, 23 September| to be advised
Tuesday, 24 September| to be advised
Wednesday, 25September| to be advised

Full Registration (Tuesday + Wednesday)

Full Registration includes attendance to all sessions from 24 – 25 September 2024. Full registration also includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments.

Tickets to attend the Forum Dinner and Tailings Operator Training may be purchased separately.

Cert 3 Registration (Monday + Wednesday)

Cert 3 Registration includes attendance to all sessions on 23 – 25 September 2024. Cert 3 Registration also includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments.

Tickets to attend the Forum Dinner may be purchased separately.

Please note you will need to attend Monday and Wednesday in order to receive your certification.

Tailings Operator Training (Monday)

Tailings Operator Training includes attendance to all sessions on 23 September 2024. Tailings Operator Training also includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments.

Tickets to attend the Forum Dinner may be purchased separately.

Forum Only Registration (Tuesday)

Forum Only Registration includes attendance to all sessions on the 24 September 2024. Forum Only registration also includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments.

Tickets to attend the Forum Dinner and Tailings Operator Training may be purchased separately.

Tour Only Registration (Wednesday)

Tour Only Registration includes attendance to all sessions on the 25 September 2024. Tour Only registration also includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments.

Tickets to attend the Forum Dinner and Tailings Operator Training may be purchased separately.

It is suggested that delegates arrive at preferred sessions promptly to ensure a seat. If sessions become full then delegates will not be allowed entry. Please wear your name tag for entry into all sessions.

Any changes to the forum program will be announced during housekeeping notices each morning during the first plenary session. You may also check with Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk.

Your attendance to these functions is required to be confirmed during the online registration process.

If you are unable to attend any of these inclusive functions or are unsure if your attendance is confirmed – please advise the organisers by emailing Lucy

Details to be advised.

All delegates and accompanying partners will be provided with a name badge, which will give you access to all events that you have purchased. Please ensure you bring along your name badge.

Yes, you may, at an additional cost. Additional guest tickets can be booked when you register online, or through the Leishman Associates office. Bookings can be made at the forum but will be subject to availability.

You must advise the forum managers of any special dietary requirements when you register for the forum. Caterers at each function will be informed of these. During the day, there will be a buffet table offering food suitable for dietary requirements. If you are unsure, please don’t hesitate to ask staff at the registration desk.

IMPORTANT – If your dietary request relates to a life-threatening allergy, please ensure that you advise the organisers as soon as possible.

Your accommodation is required to be confirmed during the online registration process.

Delegates are not permitted to use any type of camera or recording device at any of the sessions unless written permission has been obtained from the relevant speaker & Forum Managers. By registering for this forum, you consent to having your photo taken and used for promotional purposes. This may include Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Website & Email Marketing. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please advise the Registration Desk or let the photographer know.

All intellectual property rights of the event, and all materials distributed at or in connection with the event is owned by the Host, Leishman Associates, Sponsors, &/or Speakers presenting at the event. Participants may not use, reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks or other trade names appearing at the conference, content, or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the Conference for any reason without the prior written permission from the Host.

No part of the Conference may be recorded, reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronically or mechanically, including but not limited to video or audio recording, photography, photocopying or any other information storage or retrieval system known now or in the future, without the explicit written permission of the Host.

ANCOLD reserve the right to amend or alter any advertised details relating to dates, program and speakers if necessary, without notice, as a result of circumstances beyond their control. All attempts have been made to keep any changes to an absolute minimum.