Registration for the Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures 2023 (IASS 2023) is now open. Please read the registration information carefully before beginning the online registration.

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Registration Entitlements

  • Admission to all Symposium sessions 10 – 14 July 2023
  • Admission to the IASS 2023 Exhibition
  • Delegate materials
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception held on Monday 10 July 2023
  • Opportunity to purchase a ticket to the Symposium Gala Dinner held on Wednesday 12 July 2023
  • Catering including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea daily

Registration fees

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars ($AUD) and are inclusive of 10% GST (Goods and Services Tax).

Fee Types Early bird
Ends 31 March 2023
From 1 April 2023
Full Registration - Member* $1,000 $1,300
Full Registration - Non-Member $1,250 $1,550
Student** Registration $725 $850
Day Only Registration $400 $550

*To be eligible for Member Registration rates, registrants must be a member of IASS or LSAA and be able to provide their membership number.

** 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 currently enrolled in part or full time studies to qualify for the discounted rate. Students will be asked to provide proof of student status during the registration process.

Additional Registration Options and Add-ons
Welcome Reception additional guest ticket $80
Symposium Gala Dinner ticket $200
Accompanying Person Registration $260

Accompanying Person Registration

This registration type is for attendees who are accompanying a fully registered delegate. This registration does not come with access to the Technical Program (except for the Opening Sessions on the morning of 10 July 2023).

Accompanying Person registration entitlements:

  • Symposium Opening Sessions – Monday 10 July at 9:00
  • Melbourne City Walking Tour – Monday 10 July at 14:00
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception – Monday 10 July at 18:30
  • Guided Tour of the National Gallery of Victoria - Tuesday 11 July at 15:00
  • Guided Tour of the Royal Botanical Gardens - Wednesday 12 July at 15:00
  • Opportunity to purchase a ticket to the Symposium Gala Dinner - Wednesday 12 July at 19:00
Register as an Accompanying Person here

Social functions

Welcome Reception – Monday 10 July 2023

Take this opportunity to witness the Symposium Opening Ceremony and then unwind and meet your peers, in a social environment, at the IASS 2023 Welcome Reception. This ticket is included in your registration fee. You can purchase additional guest tickets through the online registration form.

Symposium Gala Dinner – Wednesday 12 July 2023

Celebrate being back in-person with your industry peers at the IASS 2023 Gala Dinner. It will be a night of delicious food and networking not to be missed. Tickets are available to purchase through the registration form for $200 each. You can also purchase additional guest tickets through the online registration form.

Payment Deadlines

Registrations must be paid in full by 31 March 2023 in order to receive the early bird registration rate.

Method of Payment

Registration can only be confirmed once payment is received.

Payment can be made by any of the following methods:

  • Credit card: Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. If you are making a credit card payment from a country outside Australia, for security reasons you must first advise your banking institution of the impending charge and authorise them to allow the charge to Australia to go through. Please note that charges to your credit card will appear as being from "ICMS Australasia Pty Ltd" on your bank statement.
  • Bank transfer: Please include your surname in the transfer and email the transfer receipt (remittance) to the Symposium Secretariat.


You are strongly encouraged to become a member of the IASS and enjoy the benefits of the membership, including significant discount to registrations fees. More details can be found here.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellation of Registration Deadline: Thursday 11 May 2023

Cancellations must be notified in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to the Symposium Secretariat. Cancellations for in-person registrations made by 11 May 2023 will result in a full refund less $150 to cover administration costs. As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person by 7 May 2023 without incurring any cost penalty. The Symposium Secretariat must be advised in writing of any alterations or transfers. The Organising Committee reserves final decision on a case-by-case basis for granting a cancellation in extenuating circumstances.

For full registration and accommodation terms and conditions, please click here.

International Borders

We ask all international delegates to carefully monitor the Australian travel restrictions and exemptions:


Please direct all registration and accommodation enquiries to:

Emily Glen

IASS 2023 Symposium Secretariat
ICMS Australasia
P: +61 (3) 9682 0500