The conference and the exhibition are open only to paid delegates and invited guests (it is not open to the general public), ensuring the people you meet are the people you need to meet—other oil and gas industry professionals.

Registration Category Early Bird Fees

June 2018 – 5 April 2019

Standard Fees

6 April – 24 May 

Late Fees

25-30 May 

Full Delegate – APPEA Member/Government      $1,620 $1,845 $1,995
Full Delegate – Non APPEA Member $2,095 $2,295 $2,495
Day Delegate – APPEA Member/Government $825 $970 $1040
Day Delegate – Non APPEA Member $1095 $1,190 $1,290
Exhibition Booth Staff – APPEA Member $310 $365 $425
Exhibition Booth Staff – Non APPEA Member $365 $425 $490
Student application procedures apply (see below) and student registrations will close COB on 22 March 2019 $130 (Full time students only. Consultants & industry employees not eligible)
Concurrent Speakers and Poster Presenters All speakers and poster presenters are required to register and pay once their papers have been accepted. A special registration rate and site will be made available, and this will be emailed directly to the speaker.
Media Registrations Accredited media will be provided media registrations for this event.
Social Tickets
Purchased when registering online 
Conference Dinner   $195.00 per person
Welcome Reception  Included in full delegate registration, $95 pp for extra tickets
Farewell Cocktails     Included in full delegate registration, $50 pp for extra tickets
Note: ‘Exhibition only’ passes/registrations are not available.    All prices include GST (sales tax) and are in Australian dollars.

Click here for information about APPEA membership. 

Click here to view the terms & conditions of registration.


Attendance offer to displaced industry personnel
Recognising the impact of the difficult operating environment that confronts many in the industry, APPEA is offering a special registration arrangement for the 2019 APPEA Conference and Exhibition that is being held in Adelaide.

The Association is making available a limited number of scholarship entries to the Brisbane Conference for displaced geoscientists and energy specialists in the Australian industry. Eligible individuals will be offered a discount on entry fees for full or day attendance. This will allow eligible individuals to attend technical and business concurrent sessions and networking events as well as allowing entry to the Exhibition. Some special one-day Exhibition passes are also being made available.

Interested individuals should contact Anne Kelly, Manager Events Administration, APPEA at [email protected] for qualification. Applications are currently open and close COB Wednesday 24 April.


Industry bodies and associations
APPEA is currently in negotiations with specific industry bodies and associations to offer special registration rates for their members for the APPEA 2019 Conference & Exhibition. If special rates are available, they will be advertised through the individual bodies and associations. For immediate details at present, please contact Julie Hood, Director Events, APPEA  +61 7 3231 0501


Registration Entitlements

Full Delegate Registrations

Full delegate registration entitles delegates to all sessions, full exhibition access, conference satchel and contents, online proceedings, daytime catering, Welcome Reception, Happy Hours and Farewell Cocktails. The Conference Dinner is not included as this is an optional ticketed event.

Day Delegate Registrations

Day delegate registration rates apply for individuals who opt to attend either the first, second or third day of the Conference. Day registration entitles delegates to all sessions of the day registered, full exhibition access, conference satchel and contents, daytime catering – morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea – of the day registered. The Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner are not included and tickets can be purchased in addition to the day registration fee.

Exhibition Booth Staff Registrations

The exhibition booth staff registration is aimed at individuals who are manning the stands in the Exhibition. This registration entitles the holder to access the Exhibition, daytime catering and happy hours & Farewell Cocktails. One final program and one delegate list (electronic only – hard copy on request) will be provided on-site for each company stand. Please note: entrance to conference sessions is not included in this registration package.

Exhibitor Complimentary Registrations (in Booth Package)

The exhibitor complimentary registration is a free registration that is included with each booth booking (If one or two booths are booked, one complimentary registration is provided; for three or more booths, up to two complimentary registrations are provided). This registration type entitles exhibitors access to all sessions, the Exhibition, conference satchel and contents, online proceedings, daytime catering, Welcome Reception, Happy Hours and Farewell Cocktails. The Conference Dinner is not included as this is an optional ticketed event. This complimentary registration cannot be swapped between staff during the Conference.

Concurrent Speaker and Poster Presenter Registrations

After their papers have been accepted, all speakers and poster presenters are required to register to attend the Conference. A separate online registration site will be made available for speakers and a special registration rate is available to all speakers and poster presenters. Presenters receive the same entitlements at the conference as a delegate.

Student Registrations

  • Student registrations will close at 5pm on 22 March 2019.
  • Students employed as consultants or by industry companies are required to pay the full or day delegate rate.
  • Students must be enrolled and studying on a full-time basis to be considered for this registration category.
  • Students seeking registration at the APPEA 2019 Conference and Exhibition are required to email a letter of endorsement from Head of Faculty at their relevant institution to [email protected]
  • The letter must be on institution letterhead, stating that the student will gain benefit from attending the conference and exhibition.
  • The letter should also include the name and contact details of the Head of Faculty and student (name and email address minimum) along with the student number.
  • There will be a $130 charge for each student registration.
  • If registration is approved, the student will be sent an individual registration link and online registration must be completed prior to the Conference. This online registration form will request the Student’s Institution and student number. Once onsite at point of registration, the student must provide evidence of full-time study in the current year the conference is in, showing their institution and student number as per their online registration (i.e. student card).

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