Registration is open to all persons interested in the building and construction industry.

The broad theme of the conference is “Concrete in Practice – Progress Through Knowledge” bringing together global leaders in the concrete industry, covering all aspects of concrete design improvements, research, construction, maintenance and repair of concrete projects.

The conference is open to anyone interested in attending. It will be of specific interest to those within the building and construction industries and most pertinent to:

  • Civil and Structural Engineers
  • Concrete Product Manufacturers
  • Reinforcement Suppliers
  • Civil and Building Contractors
  • Prestressing Companies
  • Developers
  • Academics/Researchers/Educators
  • Government Departments covering Transport, Roads, Railways and Public Works
  • Local Government Shires and Councils

Registration Fees

Registration Type Early Bird Rate Extended to 15 July 2019 Standard Rate From 16 July 2019  Onsite Rate From 2 September 2019
CIA Full Member Registration Fee  $1,495.00 $1,650.00 $1,750.00
Retired/ Life CIA Member/ Honorary Registration Fee  $   890.00 $1,100.00 $1,100.00
Non Member Registration Fee $1,750.00 $1,950.00 $2,050.00
Academic Member Registration Fee $1,190.00 $1,350.00 $1,350.00
Academic Non Member Registration Fee $1,450.00 $1,600.00 $1,600.00
Student Member Registration Fee $    750.00 $   850.00 $   850.00
Student Non Member Registration Fee $    880.00 $   980.00 $   980.00
Day Member Registration Fee $    695.00 $   795.00 $   795.00
Day Non Member Registration Fee $    850.00 $   950.00 $   950.00

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Not a CIA member? Simply click here to join and take advantage of member discounts.

Online Registration Form

Please note that all persons intending to attend the Conference must register.

Official Airline Partner:


Concrete 2019 has partnered with Qantas to offer attendees discounted flights to attend the Conference.


 Click here for more information and to access your discounted flight.

Letter template for your manager

Concrete 2019 is an opportunity for professional development of individual and company members who share a common interest in the pursuit of excellence in research, innovation, technology, design, and construction of concrete in Australia.

This letter template may be handy in seeking your managers approval to attend the conference. 

Registration Terms and Conditions


The registration fee entitles all delegates to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Satchel: program booklet, proceedings/abstract book and list of participants
  • Welcome Reception
  • Conference Dinner
  • Morning and afternoon teas, lunches

Student Registration

A student is defined as a holder of a student identification card from a recognised tertiary or secondary educational institution or international student card. Students must be studying full time to qualify for the discounted rate. Student registrants are entitled to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Satchel: program booklet, proceedings/abstract book and list of participants
  • Welcome Reception
  • Conference Dinner
  • Morning and afternoon teas, lunches

Please note:  A copy of your student identification card must be sent to the Conference Managers via email Without this copy, the full registration fee will be charged.

Day Registrants

Day Registration entitles delegates to the following:

  • All sessions on the nominated day
  • Program booklet
  • Morning and afternoon tea, lunch on the nominated day

Registration confirmation

Your completed registration and successful payment will be acknowledged via email with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form. 

Name badge

Each member of the conference will receive a name badge upon registration.  The badge will be your official pass and must be clearly visible at all times to obtain entry to all sessions and to social functions. The Conference Managers expect appropriate behaviour from attendees and reserve the right to revoke the badge and privileges of anyone behaving in an inappropriate manner.

Group Registration

The Group registration is offered when a single entity registers ten (10) or more individuals. Please contact the Conference Mangers on for information.

The Group registration form must be received by the Conference Managers on or before 1 September 2019 to be eligible for the early registration fee and payment must be received by 1 September 2019, even without the list of participants.  The final list of participants must be submitted by 7 September 2019.  Should this deadline not be met, the difference between early and standard registration fees will apply and must be paid in order to process the Group registration.

Private Touring, Private Functions, Hospitality Arrangements

Should you have any specialised group requirements for private touring, private function, transportation or hospitality services other than those organised for the official program, please contact the Conference Manager who would be pleased to assist with arrangements.

It is requested that you advise the Conference Managers of any private /corporate functions that might be planned outside of the official program.

Credit Card

Please note all online registrations require immediate payment by credit card. Accepted credit cards: MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Please note all transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to ‘Conference by Arinex Pty Ltd’.

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Managers.

Registration Fees: Before 3 June 2019 will incur an A$100.00 cancellation fee. Before 5 August 2019 will receive a 50% refund of fees paid. After 5 August 2019 there will be no refund.

Accommodation: A minimum one night’s deposit must be paid or credit card details given at time of booking to guarantee reservation One nights deposit is non-refundable at 5 August 2019

Social: Payments are non-refundable at 5 August 2019.

The program is correct at the time of publishing. The organisers reserve the right to delete, modify or alter items from the program or to delete, modify or alter any aspect of the Conference timetabling and delivery at their sole discretion and without notice. Neither the host organisation(s) nor the Conference Managers will accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any party consequent to such changes.

The Conference Managers reserve the right to use any recordings whether audio or video and/or any photographs taken at any stage during the Conference for promotional, advertising or reporting of the Conference and/or its content at their sole discretion.

Australia operates under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended, and the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches), 2017.  The objective of these is to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Europe operates under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. The GDPR aims primarily to give protection to citizens over their personal data.  The legislation was adopted on 27 April 2016.

The Conference Managers comply with these legislations and are committed to protect the right of the individual to privacy of their information.

Arinex will not sell your personal information to third parties.  If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us and we will promptly correct the information.  You may also withdraw your consent for use of your information by advice to us in writing.

 Why do we wish you to provide your information?

We require your information to facilitate provision of information to you regarding the Conference and to facilitate your participation in the Conference.  Information collected in respect of your proposed participation in any aspect of the Conference will be used for the purposes listed below.  You can give or withhold your consent for each or all of these uses.  Please indicate your preferences when completing your registration form but please note that we will be unable to forward any information relating to the Conference or to communicate with you regarding your registration if you select ‘no’ to point 1.

What we will do with your information?

  1. Planning and conduct of the Conference including arrangements for your participation (e.g. accommodation booking);
  2. In the Delegate List published for the Conference;
  3. May also be provided to organisers of future occurrences of this Conference;
  4. May be used to provide you with information of other relevant events in your area of interest.

Important Notes:

  • The parties who will have access to your information (subject to your preference selections on above points) are the Conference Managers, the Conference host organisation (points 1 and point 4), delegates, sponsors and exhibitors of the Conference (point 2) and any future organisers of the Conference (point 3).

The parties mentioned above will rely on your above consent indications for the purposes of compliance.

  • You may withdraw your granular consent at any time by notice in writing to the Conference Managers.
  • You are entitled to access the information held by written application to the Conference Managers.

For further information please see our detailed corporate Privacy Statement at link