Registration & Conference Dinner

Registration is available at the ConfTool Registration portal.

All presenting authors of papers and posters must register by 10th June 2019 midnight AEST to be included in the conference program.

Participants who are not presenting a paper need to complete registration and payment by 25th June 2019 for catering purposes.

Registration fees are in Australian dollars (AUD) and include GST (10%)

Note that Registration Fees are payable to Speech Bubble Aust (P/L) via PayPal or direct bank transfer – details for payment are provided through the ConfTool registration portal.

Fees Schedule:

Registration type Fee Notes

Pre-April 2019

Early bird Full non-member $660 Inc $110 full IAFL 1 year membership
Early bird Student non-member $520 Inc $70 student IAFL 1 year membership
Early bird Full IAFL Member $520
Early bird Student IAFL Member $375

From 1st April 2019

Full non-member $770 Inc $110 full IAFL 1 year membership
Student non-member $620 Inc $70 student IAFL 1 year membership
IAFL Full Member $620
IAFL Student Member $475

The fee includes: access to all sessions, conference material, lunches and refreshments during the scheduled breaks, and Welcome Reception on Monday evening, 1st July 2019. The 10% Goods and Services Tax is also included.

Not included in the Registration fee: workshops, accommodation, and Conference Dinner (AUD90 per head – see below).

IMPORTANT: Please note that at least one presenter per paper is required to register and pay the Conference fee before 15 May 2019, so that the Conference programme can be made available in advance.

If you are not yet a member of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL), you can join here.

Conference Dinner

The Conference Dinner will take place on Wednesday 3rd July, 2019 with a three course meal at the iconic Young and Jackson Hotel in Melbourne.  The price is AUD90 and includes a starter, main course and dessert, with red or white wine, soft drinks and sparkling water.

Naturally, a full bar is available for those who prefer to sample boutique beers, spirits, cocktails or a wider range of wines (cash bar, not included in price).

y&j historic

Young and Jackson is Australia’s most iconic hotel. Beautifully restored and refurbished it is a comfortable blend of boutique bar and classic pub, a perfect destination for all occasions.


Terms of Registration and Cancellation

Registration is binding and only cancellations received in writing will be considered. Cancellations received by 1 June are subject to a AUD $70 processing fee. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations received after 1 June or in case of no-show. Refunds will be processed within 30 days after the conference.


Accommodation is not included in the conference fee. Further details on accommodation options can be found in the Accommodation section of the IAFL Melbourne 2019 website.