Thank you for your interest in registering for the 7th International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter at the Hilton Adelaide, 6 – 11 October 2019.  Registration will open in March 2019.

Full Registrations Include:

  • Access to sessions and exhibition from Sunday evening to Thursday afternoon
  • Welcome Reception (Sunday): Two hours of drinks and canapes
  • Four days of symposium catering:  Arrival tea and coffee, moring tea, lunch, afternoon tea (excluding Thursday)
  • Symposium Gala Dinner (Tuesday):  3 courses,  four hours of beverages and entertainment
  • Subsidised local field trip (Friday)
  • Name Badge
  • Pocket Program
  • Delegate App including abstracts

Day Registrations Include:

  • Access to sessions and exhibition for one day (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday)
  • One day of symposium catering:  Arrival tea and coffee, moring tea, lunch, afternoon tea (excluding Thursday)
  • Name Badge
  • Pocket Program
  • Delegate App including abstracts

Day Delegates and guests may purchase tickets to the Welcome Reception, Symposium Gala Dinner and Friday Field Trips.

Once you have registered you will be emailed a confirmation and PDF tax invoice. A PDF receipt will be attached if you pay by credit card.

You can log back into your registration to make updates, changes and payments.

Opening Soon!

An overview of field trips that are planned for the Friday at the conclusion of the conference.The field trips are an additional cost to the conference registration.

Coming soon!

Rooms will be reserved for delegates at hotels near the conference venue and can be booked when registering.

Provisional overview of the conference program and functions

An overview of the social functions held during the conference

Some suggestions for things to do and see around Adelaide during your visit.

REGISTRATION FEES:  The SOM 2019 Committee anticipate early registration fees for the full conference will range between $900-$1,100 depending on the amount of industry support the symposium receives before rates are announced.  Full time student early rate will sit between $700-$800.

Full Registrations

Early Registration closes XX XXX 2019

AUD $XXX- Early

AUD $XXX – Early Student*

after xxxx

AUD $XXX – Standard

AUD $XXX – Standard Student*

Day Registrations

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 

AUD $XXX per day – Delegates

AUD $XXX per day – Students*

*Student Registrations are required to upload a copy of their current student card showing the date and full time status during the registration process to be eligible for the full time student rate.

Payment Policy

Payment is due within 7 days of submitting your registration. If you are registering within 60 days of the conference you will be required to pay with a credit card when registering online.

Confirmations and Tax Invoices

A confirmation with a PDF Tax Invoice will be emailed when you submit your registration. If you pay by credit card a receipt will also be attached.


The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out appropriate insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions.

Neither the Committee or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.

Currency and GST

All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD$) and include GST.

Credit Card Payments

Credit card charges appear as Conference Design Pty Ltd on your card statement. When using the online payment system credit cards are processed directly by ANZ eGate and Conference Design does not store or transmit your credit card details. ANZ eGate is a secure and PCI compliant platform.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled up to 60 days prior to the Conference will be eligible for a full refund where payment was made online by credit card. In all other cases a $150 cancellation fee will be charged. All cancellations must be advised via email to Conference Design.

Cancellations notified after this date will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference.


Due to strict visa requirements for the countries listed below, registrations and presentations will not be confirmed until the applicant has obtained a visa.

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cóte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Cameroon, Kenya, Somalia, Iran, Pakistan, Algeria, Libya, Egypt.

EFT Payments

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  • Bank: ANZ
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Conference Cancellation or Postponement

The members of the Committee and Conference Design Pty Ltd do not accept any liability for losses incurred in the event of the Conference being cancelled or postponed due to an unforeseen event or any other event that renders performance of this conference inadvisable, illegal, impracticable or impossible.

An unforeseen event shall include, but shall not be limited to: an Act of God; infectious disease outbreak, industrial disruptions, service provider failures, governmental restrictions and/or regulations; war or apparent act of war; terrorism or apparent act of terrorism; disaster; civil disorder, disturbance, and/or riots; curtailment, suspension, and/or restriction on transportation; or any other emergency.


7th International Symposium
Soil Organic Matter

6 – 11 October 2019

Hilton Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia


Conference Managers

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