The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Ltd (APPEA) is the peak national body representing Australia’s upstream oil and gas exploration and production industry. The APPEA Conference & Exhibition has been running for more than 56 years and is widely recognised as the premier oil and gas event in the southern hemisphere.
The Association has more than 80 full member companies, all of which are oil and gas explorers and producers active in Australia. These companies account for an estimated 98 per cent of the nation’s petroleum production. APPEA also represents more than 250 associate member companies that provide a wide range of goods and services to the upstream oil and gas industry.
For more information, see www.appea.com.au
APPEA will release the attendee list of those registered to date approximately 1 week before the conference. It is typically provided as a link & login to the conference website in your delegate pre-arrival email. Only fully paid and registered attendees will receive access to this list.
Post event the final delegate list – including all registrations taken onsite – is made available via the conference proceedings. The online proceedings are available approximately 3 weeks post conference.
The conference mobile app which will be released shortly before the conference, also has a useful attendees feature allowing delegates to connect with each other.
The Conference proceedings will be made available online two weeks after the Conference, and registered delegates will be supplied with a login to the proceedings via email.
The APPEA Conference & Exhibition attracts industry professionals from all areas and levels of the oil and gas industry. The varied content in the program ensures that delegates, whether they are senior or junior, will gain a great deal from attending the event. The program aside – the networking opportunities offered at the Conference are extensive no matter what your level or experience in the oil and gas industry.
You will be able to register from the Monday morning of the first day of the conference. Registration desk opening times are listed in the conference registration brochure. We recommend arriving and registering before the Welcome Reception, which begins at 6:00pm. Delays may occur at peak times, including in the hour before the Welcome Reception.
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While APPEA will not be managing any tours, Adelaide has a wide array of options that can be booked direct with touring operators. The website http://southaustralia.com has ideas to inspire you.
Visit the Call for Papers page of this website for more information on submitting a paper.
The most up-to-date conference program will be available on the program schedule section of this conference website, and in the APPEA 2018 mobile app.
The program will be released in December 2017.
Visit the registration page of this website for more information on registration fees
Click here to view registration information.
The preferred method of registration is via the online form.
All international visitors are required to have a valid passport and may need an entry visa (please check with your travel agent).
Yes, but this is not recommended as it can cause delays in processing. Please note that late registration fees will apply.
The registration categories include
Full Delegate – one who is planning to attend the full Conference, including the Welcome Reception, the Farewell Cocktails and all sessions. The Conference Dinner is in addition to this registration fee.
Day Delegate – one who is planning to attend one or two days of the event. This registration does not include the Welcome Reception, the Farewell Cocktails or the Conference Dinner in the registration fee.
Partner – one who is accompanying a delegate to the event and wishes to participate in the conference social activities. This registration includes a morning tea, access to the partners lounge, the Welcome Reception and the Farewell Cocktails. The Conference Dinner is in addition to the registration fee.
Student – a full-time student who wishes to participate in the Conference. Full details of the criteria for this category are included in the registration brochure to be released soon.
Complimentary Exhibitor – a registration that is offered as part of an exhibitors package. Only companies who are exhibiting can register for this category. Full details are available in the registration brochure or in the exhibition prospectus.
Exhibition Booth Staff – one who seeks only to man their company booth in the Exhibition. This registration does not allow access to any of the sessions.
Please see the Terms and Conditions of cancellation in the Registration Brochure or registration page of this website. The conference administration team – Sane Event Group (phone +61 (02) 9553 4820) – is available to discuss your options.
APPEA membership is not required to attend the conference, but member and non-member registration fees differ.
If your company is thinking of becoming a member please visit the APPEA website and contact the membership services officer for further information.
To view a list of current APPEA members please CLICK HERE
APPEA has contracted a range of accommodation which can be booked as part of your online registration process.
Flight bookings are not part of the registration process, delegates are required to make their own arrangements. Adelaide is serviced by all major airlines. Access for international visitors is easy and domestic visitors have the option of choosing from a number of carriers.
Registrations cannot be shared. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge if the conference administrators, Sane Event Group, are notified in writing by the cut-off date. Please check the registration brochure for full terms and conditions.
Tickets to the Conference Dinner on the Wednesday evening of the conference can be purchased as part of your registration process. They are not included in any registration category.
Additional tickets for all social functions can be purchased before the event as part of the online registration process.
Please contact Sane Event Group via email [email protected] or telephone +61 2 9553 1260
Registration rates and inclusion information are available here and in the Registration Brochure.
The registration desk and enquiry desk will be located in the main foyer of the Adelaide Convention Centre, and open during the following times:
Times to be confirmed in December 2017.
To view the sponsorship prospectus outlining the sponsorship options and costs, please visit the sponsorship page of this website.
Sponsorship packages available at a range of levels for interested parties.
Sponsorships will be allocated according to the APPEA Conference Sponsorship Guidelines.
Please view the sponsorship page of this website for information on packages available and the procedures on how to apply.
The Exhibition will be open as per the following times:
Times to be confirmed closer to the event date
One must be a registered delegate or exhibitor to gain entrance to the Exhibition.
The Exhibition is not open to the general public.
The exhibition page of this website has information about the exhibition including the prospectus, costs and floor plan. (released Sptermber 2017)
Please ensure you check the opening time as you must get in early to secure a spot. The APPEA Exhibition has sold out in previous years; in this instance a wait-list will be opened.
Exhibition Booth staff can be registered online or by filling out the registration form in the Registration Brochure.
Please note there is a fee applicable for all manual registrations.