Frequently Asked Questions

AusBiotech is Australia's biotechnology industry organisation working on behalf of over 3,000 members in the areas of human health, medical devices, food technology, agriculture, environmental and industrial biotechnology, for more than 30 years.

AusEventsTM is the events management division of AusBiotech Ltd, launched to provide more value for its members.

The annual medtech conference brings together representatives and professionals from across the medtech industry to experience a comprehensive conference program, industry exhibition, presentations and networking events. View the 2016 highlight video.
ICMMB is the International Conference on Mechanics in Medcine and Biology and will be co-presented with AusMedtech, Australia’s premier medical technology conference, in 2017

Crown Conference Centre

8 Whiteman St, Southbank

VIC 3006

This conference runs from Wednesday 24 May 2017 until Thursday 25 May 2017.

Additional tickets can be purchased for the AusMedtech & ICMMB Conference Dinner on Wednesday 24 May 2017. You can contact the event team ( to register additional guests

Registration will open November 2016, prices can be found in the registration tab

Business attire is preferred during the conference day. The minimum dress standard for the Conference Dinner is business attire.

AusBiotech has negotiated special rates for AusMedtech & ICMMB 2017 conference delegates at a number of hotels within walking distance of the conference venue, the Crown Conference Centre. Find out more about accommodation.

You can book an exhibition space at the AusMedtech & ICMMB 2017 exhibition by contacting AusBiotech, 

Aligning your brand with the AusMedtech conference positions you with direct communication with industry professionals relevant to your market. Contact AusBiotech to discuss further at

Please refer to the registration page of this website to register for the conference. Please contact AusBiotech at for more information. 

International visitors to Australia may need to apply for a visa prior to arrival. You are urged to apply for a visa not less than 6 weeks prior to arrival. For more information on visa applications, please visit

If you require a letter of invitation to accompany your visa application, you must register and pay for your conference attendance, and then contact the conference organisers via to request an invitation. Should your visa application be denied, conference registration fees will be refunded if the conference organisers are advised more than 30 days prior to the commencement of the conference.

No, but we would encourage you to become a member. If you should join AusBiotech within 30 days of the conference, the difference in registration fees will be refunded to you after the conference is concluded. Become an AusBiotech member and enjoy membership prices to the conference, as well as the opportunity to take future exhibition and sponsorship packages at reduced rates, along with the many other benefits that membership brings.

To become a member of AusBiotech, please contact Tanya Daw on P +61 3 9828 1400 or


Early bird registration closes at 5:00 pm on Friday 24 February 2017, after which time the standard rate will apply.

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to AusBiotech at 

1. Cancellations made before Friday 24 February 2017 will receive a refund, less a $150 administration fee.
2. Cancellations made after Friday 24 February 2017 will not receive a refund.
3. No refunds will be issued until after the conference. 
4. Substituting names will be accepted only prior to the conference. Registration is valid for the named attendee only. Substituting a delegate from the same organisation is welcome as long as AusBiotech is notified by email

There are a lot of things to do in and around Melbourne any time of the year. Be inspired by ideasexplore the possibilities and make bookings.

For more information regarding AusMedtech & ICMMB 2017 please contact Vincent Portier, Event Manager: or 03 9828 1456. 

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