Registration is now open for OCIS 2020 in December.

The conference has been postponed, and will now be held from Mon 7 – Wed 9 December 2020.

Already registered? We hope you can make the new dates.

If you have already registered for the June conference, please get in touch with the company handling our registrations, Conlog, by Sunday 31 May 2020 to confirm or cancel your conference registration: OCIS2020@conlog.com.au

If you can’t make it to OCIS 2020 in December, a full refund of your registration fee is possible (and accommodation charges, if booked via Conlog). You need to notify Conlog by 31 May 2020.

For those who still need to register

Registration is now open, please note the new deadlines:

  • 30 June: Early bird registrations close
  • 31 July: All panelists must register by this date in order to be included in the conference program

Registration fees are:

  • Early Bird Delegate  – AUD $360  (includes GST)
  • Standard Delegate – AUD $395 (includes GST)
  • Early Bird Postgrad/HDR Student – AUD $195 (includes GST)
  • Standard Postgrad/HDR Student – AUD $245 (includes GST)

Registration fee includes:

  • the Conference Dinner on the evening of Monday 7 December
  • the ECR First Book Reception on the evening of Tuesday 8 December
  • and, of course, access to all conference sessions on all three days of the conference.

All conference sessions as well as events will be held in the Kambri Precinct, The Australian National University, Acton ACT 2601

Register now – click here.

Payment of fees

All payments must be received prior to the conference. If payment for your registration type (eg Early bird) is not received by the cut-off date, your registration type will be changed to the next registration level.

Conference Dinner & Cocktail Reception

This year the dinner (on Monday 7 December) and the ECR First Books Cocktail Reception (on Tuesday 8 December) are both included in the registration price. Please be sure to indicate on the registration form if you plan to attend either or both functions, so that we can cater accordingly.


This year the conference will run for 3 full days, commencing with registration at 8.30am on Monday 7 December and concluding by 5pm on Wednesday 9 December 2020. We expect to have the full program details finalised by October 2020.


You can book your own accommodation, or you can book through the registration portal, selecting from a range of options for all budgets. If you use the registration portal, our conference organisers will make bookings for you and process payment through the registration portal. If you do not wish to avail yourself of these options, it is recommended that you book accommodation as soon as possible after registration. Please see the Useful Information page for accommodation options in the vicinity of ANU.

Useful information

On the useful information page you can find information about the conference venue, what to see and do in Canberra, accommodation options, weather, how to get to ANU and more.


Please note that all expenses associated with registering and attending the conference are to be covered by the delegate. Participants should make their own travel and hotel arrangements.

For enquiries please email: