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11th Australia - New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics

Ground Engineering in a Changing World 15 – 18 July 2012 Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Australia

GROUND ENGINEERING IN A CHANGING WORLD 15 – 18 July 2012 Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Australia www.anz2012.com.au

www.anz2012.com.au

Registration 11th Australia - New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics Ground Engineering in a Changing World

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Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS)

Contents

The Australian Geomechanics Society was founded in 1970. Its origins lie in the National Committee of Soil Mechanics of the Institution of Engineers, Australia established in 1953 and the call for a corresponding society in rock mechanics. In 1973 the society was expanded to include the third discipline of engineering geology and has remained substantially unchanged since that date.

Invited Keynote Speakers

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Social Program

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Mornington Peninsula Technical Tour

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Geomechanics is the application of engineering and geological principles to the behavior of the ground and ground water and the use of these principles in civil, mining, offshore and environmental engineering in the widest sense.

Invitation to Attend

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Important Dates

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Conference Location and Venue p4

Accommodation

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Sightseeing Tours

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Registration

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With thanks to our Sponsors and Exhibitors

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Invitation to Attend The Australian Geomechanics Society and the New Zealand Geotechnical Society invite you to attend the 11th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics (ANZ 2012). ANZ 2012 is the regional conference of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and is held approximately every 4 years. The first Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics was held in Melbourne Australia in 1971. The theme of that conference was “Geomechanics - A Tool in National Development”. Forty-one years later, this event returns to Melbourne, to a city and a world that is experiencing significant change and challenge. As in 1971, our profession has the potential to shape and influence the future and build a more sustainable world. For 2012, our conference theme is “Ground Engineering in a Changing World”. The world wide community is facing great change; a changing financial system, a changing climate, a changing legislative environment and changing community perceptions and awareness. There are a host of risks and opportunities associated with this change. This conference seeks to explore and better understand those changes and the risks and opportunities they present to our profession; be they challenges and risks associated with the changing coastline morphology, changing weather patterns, different modes of living, new materials and constructions methods, new methods for generating power or new ways to recycle or manage waste. ANZ 2012 will include the presentation of technical papers, keynote lectures, panel discussions, Master Classes, technical tour, exhibits, and social and networking opportunities for both participants and their partners. We look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne, Australia in July 2012.

Important Dates Early Bird Registration closes

30 March 2012

Standard Registration closes

30 June 2012

Mornington Peninsula Technical Tour

15 July 2012

Welcome Reception

15 July 2012

Conference Sessions

16 - 18 July 2012

Happy Hour and Poster Presentations

16 July 2012

Conference Dinner

17 July 2012

Conference Managers Leishman Associates 113 Harrington Street HOBART TAS 7000 Phone – 03 6234 7844 Fax - 03 6234 5958 Email – nicole@leishman-associates.com.au

Stephen Tyson ANZ 2012 Conference Chair

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Conference Location and Venue Melbourne

Crown Conference Centre

Recently voted as the world’s most liveable city, Melbourne is a city with something for everyone. From chic fashion stores to buzzing laneway cafés and trendy bars, botanic gardens to sports stadiums, elegant Victorian-era streetscapes to Manhattan-style skyscrapers, film and food festivals to galleries and opulent theatres. Melbourne truly understands how to conduct business on a global level and has also been aptly described as ‘Australia’s most stylish city after sunset’. There are plenty of things to do in Melbourne. Easily navigated on foot, the city’s confidence and success are infectious; whether closing a deal or relaxing with colleagues and new friends, Melbourne is the perfect destination.

The Crown Conference Centre is Australia’s only purpose built hotel convention facility, catering for large residential conferences, meetings, seminars, product launches and exhibitions. The Crown Conference Centre is located in the heart of the action - Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank entertainment precinct. It is is also close to the CBD, and many of the city’s most famous arts and sporting facilities. The Crown Conference Centre is connected to the Crown Promenade, Crown Towers, Crown Metropol and Crown Casino by an enclosed air bridge. These three onsite accommodation options with a combined capacity of over 1600 rooms, features Their own individual style and a dedicated team of Crown service professionals that are committed to delivering a personalised experience to each and every guest. During your stay, you will enjoy wellappointed accommodation, business centre facilities, world class leisure facilities that are unique to each hotel and a plethora of dining options across the Crown Complex.

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Invited Keynote Speakers Professor Jean-Louis Briaud

Frances Badelow Senior Principal Coffey Geotechnics Frances Badelow has over twenty years’ experience in the geotechnical consulting field. She has a wide range of experience including analysis and design of deep foundations and excavations and geotechnical design for major road and railway infrastructure projects. Originally from the UK where she studied Civil Engineering at Manchester University, she has worked in the UK, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia. She gained chartered engineer status with the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1995 and served on the Australian Geomechanics Society Sydney Chapter committee between 2008 and 2010. Having joined Coffey Geotechnics in 1998, Frances has been based in Sydney for 12 years and is currently a Senior Principal. She leads Coffey’s Design & Analysis Group in Sydney and her particular areas of interest include in-ground structures design and foundation design for tall towers.

President of ISSMGE, International Society for Soil Mechancis and Geotechnical Engineering Professor, Texas A&M University Professor Jean-Louis Briaud is Professor and Holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University and the President of Briaud Engineers. He received his Bachelors degree from the Ecole Speciale des Travaux Publics in France in 1972 and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Ottawa in Canada in 1978. His expertise is in foundation engineering and more generally geotechnical engineering. He has served as President of the Association of Geotechnical Engineering Professors in the USA, President of the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and is the current President of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Among other awards, he has received the ASCE Ralph Peck Award, the CGS Geoffrey Meyerhof Foundation Engineering Award, the ASTM Hogentogler Award, the ASCE Huber Research Prize, and the ASCE Martin Kapp Award. Over the last 30 years, Dr. Briaud has conducted about 8.5 million dollars of research most of which was on foundations and retaining walls. He has supervised 37 PhD students and 81 Master students. He is the author of a book on the pressuremeter and has published about 300 articles and reports in geotechnical engineering.

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Dr Nick O’Riordan

David Bell

Principal Arup

Senior Lecturer in Engineering Geology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch

Dr. Nick O’Riordan is a Principal of Arup, based in San Francisco, and the Global Geotechnics Skills Network Leader.

Principal and Director, Bell Geoconsulting Ltd, Christchurch

He has over thirty years experience of risk assessment associated with contaminated and derelict land, earthquake and storm hazards and collapses of underground excavations. He is experienced in the aggregation of technical, financial and programme risks associated with all aspects of ground engineering. He has acted as an expert witness on matters relating to geotechnical analysis and ground contamination.

David Bell employed by Australian Consolidated Industries Limited and its New Zealand subsidiary Alex Harvey Industries Limited on aspects of exploration, mining and mineral processing of both metallic and non-metallic minerals in New Zealand, Australia and Papua-New Guinea. Projects included quarry design; restoration & development of underground workings; and processing design.

Dr. O’Riordan is an expert on ground treatment techniques such as vibroconcrete columns, deep soil mixing (wet and dry injection methods), vibrocompaction and the acceleration of consolidation in very soft soils. Several of his projects have pioneered the use of embodied energy calculations and carbon footprinting of construction.

Since 1972 he has been a lecturer and senior lecturer in Engineering Geology at University of Canterbury, with particular responsibility for undergraduate engineering geology courses in both Geology and Civil Engineering departments; postgraduate programme in engineering geology (BSc Hons; Dip Eng Geol; MSc Eng Geol; PhD Eng Geol); postgraduate teaching in hydrogeology, mining & exploration geology, environmental science; and thesis research supervision (100+ MSc projects).

Dr. O’Riordan has worked on many aspects of soil/ structure interaction, including long-term cyclic loading effects, ranging from thin-shelled tanks, offshore and railway structures to the construction of embankments on very soft clays and the performance of piles in very stiff clays. He is experienced in the instrumentation of both ground and structures and in the design, construction and testing of all types of foundation. Dr. O’Riordan is a regular presenter of technical papers and chairman of technical sessions at ICE and CIRIA seminars and conferences. He is an invited speaker at postgraduate courses at Imperial College London, at Birmingham, Nottingham and Cambridge Universities and is an external examiner of PhD’s at several universities. He is a Visiting Professor at University of Southampton. He speaks Italian and has fluent technical French.

He has also been an engineering geology consultant on civil construction projects, including The Remarkables Skifield Road, Dillmans Hydro Scheme, ChristchurchWoolston LPG Pipeline project, Claverley-Oaro railway stabilsation, brine leakage at Lake Grassmere solar salt works, Coronet Peak snowmaking pond design & construction, and Black Rock subdivision roading. David Bell is an engineering geology consultant on land subdivision & development in various parts of New Zealand, including Queenstown, Christchurch, Kaikoura and the Marlborough Sounds, Havelock North and Tauranga. He is advisor to Marlborough District Council on ferry wake effects in Tory Channel. He is also a consultant on water resource evaluation and groundwater contamination at various sites, and on various mining & quarrying projects, including Canterbury Coal Ltd (2000-2010; resources, open-pit design, & environmental management) and Omya/ Transform Minerals Ltd (2000-2011; bentonite quarry design & environmental management). Limestone quarry resource evaluation, design of stable batters, and environmental management (North & South Islands).

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Social Program

Happy Hour and Poster Presentations Monday 16 July 2012 Crown Conference Centre, Level 2 5.30pm – 6.30pm Additional Ticket Cost: AUD $30 per person After the first day of conference sessions, we encourage you to join us for Happy Hour! Network, visit our sponsors and exhibitors and also take the opportunity to view the poster presentations. All social program tickets are included in full registrations. Additional tickets can be purchased for accompanying partners and day registrations.

Welcome Reception

Conference Dinner

Sunday 15 July 2012 Crown River Room 6.00pm – 8.00pm Additional Ticket Cost: AUD $85 per person

Tuesday 17 July 2012 Crown Palladium Ballroom 7.30pm – 11.30pm Additional Ticket Cost: AUD $160 per person

Join us for the official welcome to the ANZ 2012 Conference in the stylish River Room at Crown. Overlooking Melbourne’s Yarra River, the stunning River Room really comes alive at night. You can enjoy the private balcony, overlooking the sparkling city skyline and Crown’s signature Flame Towers.

The conference dinner is sure to be a great night to relax and network in the beautiful Crown Palladium Ballroom. Guests will experience fantastic entertainment, and great food and beverages throughout the night.

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Mornington Peninsula Technical Tour Sunday 15 July 2012 8.00am - 5.00pm Cost: AUD $200 per person The geological structure of the Mornington Peninsula is typical of horst and graben landforms; an uplifted block (Mornington Peninsula) bound by a depressed graben to the west (Port Phillip Bay) and lesser depression to the east (Western Port Bay). This structure is most evident along the coast with the coastal cliffs and steep slopes comprising the edges of the uplifted block. The geomorphic development of the region is due to the erosion and weathering of this uplifted block compounded by Pleistocene aged dune formation and coastal erosion. The tour covers a number of interesting sites along the Mornington Peninsula that demonstrate both the highly variable geological conditions and issues associated with ongoing urbanisation, potential sea level rise and resulting instability that could affect existing and future developments.

Site 1 – Cape Schanck Coastal Park The cliffs in this area consist of basalt in the lower part capped by cross-bedded aeolianite. The basalt at the base of Cape Schanck is distinctly columnar and narrow, rough surfaced shore platforms have formed. The basalt section of the cliff consists of a number of flows in which the joints are predominantly vertical. There are various sections to the basalt visible including aragonite veins, spheroidal weathering, buckshot gravels, and a basaltic dyke. Angel Cave was formed by the removal of a lower strength band between two lava flows.

Site 2 – Diamond Bay A series of Pleistocene and Recent calcareous sand dunes are exposed in the cliffs. The lower dunes are calcified into aeolianite. Strong cross-bedding is evident in these exposures. Numerous palaeosols are also present, some up to 1m thick. Nine Pleistocene soils are represented, eight being terra rossas and one a redzina. (Sorry, no vineyard at this particular site). Blowouts are present in the unconsolidated upper parts of the cliffs and various sections of the lower cliffs have failed due to wave action and undercutting. This is a particularly interesting site geologically and well demonstrates the issues associated with sea level rise.

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Site 3 – Fossil Beach, Mornington This site features a number of geological units of Tertiary age including: • Weathered columnar basalt of the Older Volcanics -; • Baxter Sandstone; • Marina Cove Sand; • Mt Martha Sand Beds; and • Balcombe Clay (Fyansford Formation). At the southern end of Fossil Beach, the weathered basalt is exposed with siderite veins and is overlain by up to 4.5m of non-marine cross-bedded fine sandy gravels and quartz grits, often with logs of wood and carbonaceous silts. (Visibility of these units is tide dependent). Overlying these sediments are sands and coarse sands of marine and fluviatile origin that are early stages of the marine transgression leading to the overlying deep water marine Balcombe Clay phase. The northern end of Fossil beach is the best known area for viewing the Balcombe Clay, which is here poorly sorted grey high plasticity calcareous silt. Up to one quarter of the clay may consist of calcium carbonate, but in places, where exposed on the cliffs, some of this mineral may be leached out. Where weathered, the clay is in a reduced state and pyrite is present in aggregates and infilling worm tubes and other fossils which are abundant and well preserved (and unfortunately, not available for collection).

There is slumping present in several areas along the beach demonstrating the effects of weather and coastal actions on these materials. Fissures, jointing and other relict structure are also clearly visible in this unit. This site demonstrates potential issues associated with slope instability both within the Balcombe Clay and generally within the region.

Inclusions • Tour Handbook • Coach transport throughout the day • Bottled water and snacks • Sit down lunch and beverages

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Accommodation Crown Promenade 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

HHHHI Crown Promenade Hotel is located in Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank entertainment precinct. Directly linked to the exciting Crown Entertainment Complex by air bridge, Crown Promenade is also close to the Central Business District, the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre and many of the city’s most famous arts and sporting facilities. Room facilities include individually controlled air conditioning; multi-channel TV with in-house movie system and entertainment console; mini bar; ice machine on each floor; inroom dining; safe; ironing facilities; IDD telephone and Internet data point; Play station and Internet facility; gymnasium and Infinity pool with leisure desk including Internet cafe. Room Type Standard King Room Standard Twin Room

Room Rate per night $AUD $240.00* $240.00*

*Or $260.00 including one breakfast, $280.00 including two breakfasts

Crown Towers 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

HHHHH On the banks of the Yarra River, Crown Entertainment Complex incorporates Crown Casino, extensive convention and meeting facilities, 50 restaurants and bars, three nightclubs, 14 cinemas, tenpin bowling, an extensive retail collection of international designer labels and the premier five star Crown Towers hotel. Every oversized guest room features spectacular views of Melbourne, separate dressing room, 42 inch plasma television and marble-lined bathroom with deep soaking bath. Guests also receive complimentary access to the opulent Crown Spa, including 25 metre heated pool and gymnasium. Crown Towers also features seven restaurants: Silks (Cantonese), Koko (Japanese), Breezes (alfresco), The Conservatory (all day a la carte and buffet), Neil Perry’s Rockpool, Number 8 restaurant and wine bar and JJ’s Bar and Grill. Room Type Deluxe King Rooms Deluxe Twin Rooms

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Room Rate per night $AUD $280.00 $280.00

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Crown Metropol 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

HHHHH The Crown Metropol is fresh, vibrant and unmistakably modern. Designed by a team of internationally renowned architects, each of the 658 rooms, inclusive of 33 suites, will exude a new luxury. The cutting edge design of the hotel will blend seamlessly with unsurpassed comfort while guests will enjoy the high standards and personalised service synonymous with the Crown name. Room Type Luxe King Rooms Luxe Twin Rooms

Room Rate per night $AUD $260.00 $260.00

Or $280.00 including one breakfast, $300.00 including two breakfasts

Travel Lodge Southbank Melbourne 9 Riverside Quay, Southbank

HHHH Travelodge Southbank is ideally positioned for you to experience all that the vibrant Garden city of Melbourne has to offer. You will be within easy walking distance to great restaurants and cafĂŠs (chargeback facilities available with some restaurants in Southbank), impressive shopping, renowned art galleries and the Crown Casino. Also the MCG, Melbourne Aquarium, Rod Laver Arena, the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Melbourne Exhibition Centre are just minutes away. Room Type Standard Queen or Twin

Room Rate per night $AUD $159.00

Best Western Riverside Apartments 474 Flinders Street, Melbourne

HHHH Located in the CBD of Melbourne and occupying the top three floors of a modern 17 storey building. Many of the serviced apartments feature panoramic views of the Yarra River, Port Phillip Bay and the Melbourne City skyline. Best Western Riverside Apartments is the ideal location for corporate guests, being located near the business end of Melbourne CBD. Check in: 2.00pm, check out: 10.30am

Room Type One Bedroom Apartment Two Bedroom Apartment Two Bedroom Apartment (Two Bathrooms) Three Bedroom Apartment (Two Bathrooms)

Room Rate per night $AUD $216.00 $295.00 $330.00 $425.00

Please Note: 14 days prior to arrival one night deposit will be charged provided credit card.

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Riverside Annex Apartments (the Highlander)

Clarion Suites Gateway

Cnr of Flinders & Highlander Lane, Melbourne

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HHHH Located on the corners of Flinders and Highlander Lane. Situated on the first, second and third floors, just near our reception in Highlander Lane. All Apartments in this building are one bedroom. Highlander Apartments are unique boutique apartments with easy access to all the main attractions Melbourne has to offer. Check in: 2.00pm, check out: 10.30am. Room Type Annex Room

Room Rate per night $AUD $175.00

1 William Street, Melbourne

Our Melbourne hotel is located on the banks of the Yarra River and is only a short stroll from Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne Aquarium, Southbank, Southgate and the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre. Clarion Suites Gateway hotel is surrounded by the best shops, restaurants and attractions Melbourne has to offer. With trams running regularly just outside our front door, Clarion Suites Gateway is the ideal Melbourne accommodation option. Clarion Suites Gateway gives you the best of Melbourne, right on our doorstep! Check in: 2.00pm Check out: 11.00am. Check in: 2.00pm, check out: 10.30am. Room Type Studio King/Twin One Bedroom Suite One Bedroom Riverview Suite Two Bedroom Suite

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Room Rate per night $AUD $209.00 $229.00 $249.00 $399.00

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Sightseeing Tours Great Ocean Road Tour AUD $120 per person 7:15am - 8:30pm Available on following dates: Tuesday 12 July 2012 Wednesday 13 July 2012 Thursday 14 July 2012 Tuesday 19 July 2012 Wednesday 20 July 2012 Thursday 21 July 2012 The spectacular Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most popular destinations. Experience and enjoy the breathtaking coastline, as every twist and turn exposes you to stretches of broad, uninterrupted beaches, dramatic coastlines and the lush rainforest of the Otway Ranges. Your tour departs Melbourne daily between 6.45am - 7.15am and returns between 8.30pm - 9.30pm. It includes all park entry fees, a fresh picnic lunch, tea/ coffee and biscuits, a friendly informative eco certified tour guide and travel in a comfortable 24 seater coach.

Phillip Island Eco Tour AUD $125 per person 10:30am - 9:30pm Available on following dates: Tuesday 12 July 2012 Wednesday 13 July 2012 Thursday 14 July 2012 Tuesday 19 July 2012 Wednesday 20 July 2012 Thursday 21 July 2012 Our Phillip Island and penguin parade tour highlights the best of Victoria’s nature and wildlife. Get up close and personal with the friendly residents of the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where you can hand feed kangaroos and wallabies, have your photo taken with a koala and learn about the conservation of these loveable native animals. Your tour departs Melbourne daily at between 10.50am - 11.30am and returns between 10.30pm - 11.30pm (summer months. It includes all park entry fees, a free seals camera session, ipod audio (available in most languages) at penguin parade, a delicious lunch and pizza dinner, tea/coffee and biscuits, a friendly informative eco certified tour guide and travel in a small group. Don’t forget warm clothing as it can get chilly on the Island.

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Phillip Island Express AUD $109 per person 2:00pm - 10:30pm Available on following dates: Tuesday 12 July 2012 Thursday 14 July 2012 Tuesday 19 July 2012 Thursday 21 July 2012 Depart Melbourne mid-afternoon and get up close and personal with the friendly residents of the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, where you can hand feed kangaroos and wallabies, have your photo taken with a koala and learn about the conservation of these loveable native animals. Your tour departs Melbourne daily between 2.20pm - 3pm and returns between 10.30pm - 11.30pm. Thisincludes all park entry fees, a free seals camera session, tea/coffee and biscuits, a friendly informative eco certified tour guide. Don’t forget warm clothing as it can get chilly on the Island.

Mornington Peninsula Tour AUD $149 per person 7:15am - 6:00pm Available on following dates: Tuesday 12 July 2012 Thursday 14 July 2012 Tuesday 19 July 2012 Thursday 21 July 2012 Our 1 day Mornington Peninsula Ultimate tour showcases both Victoria’s breathtaking natural treasures as well as its man- made attractions. Experience the stunning Point Nepean National Park right at the tip of the Peninsula. It was closed to the public for more than 100 years, but you can now walk through it or delve into a remarkable military history that dates back to the 1880s. Along the way to the Peninsula marvel at the spectacular bay views, stroll along the beach and be impressed by the luxury cliff top residences and famous bathing boxes in the seaside resort township of Portsea. We visit the prestigious Mantons Creek winery and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine. We explore the famous strawberry fields of Sunny ridge strawberry farm (November to April)) and massage our feet as we walk through the unique reflexology pool at the Peninsula Hot Springs (May to October) and lose ourselves at Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens, Australia’s oldest and largest maze and search for the secret gnome treasure. We witness the dramatic bay and coastal views from the Mornington Peninsula’s best lookout at Arthurs Seat. Your tour departs Melbourne between 6.45am 7.15amand returns between 5.30pm - 6.30pm. This includes all park entry fees, a picnic lunch with a glass of wine, a friendly informative eco certified tour guide.

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Registration All who wish to attend the ANZ 2012 Conference should complete a registration form and send to Leishman Associates. Registration may be completed online or by hard copy in this document.

Registration Fees & Entitlements Early bird registration will close at 5pm on 30 March 2012. Late fees apply to registrations received after 30 June 2012. Registration fees are listed below:

Early

Standard

Late

Member* Full Registration

$1,050.00

$1,200.00

$1,350.00

Non Member Full Registration

$1,250.00

$1,400.00

$1,550.00

Student Full Registration**

$785.00

$900.00

$1,015.00

Day Registration

$570.00

$570.00

$570.00

*To receive a member registration you must have a current membership number for AGS or NZGS. **Student Full Registrations will only be available to the first 50 registrants.

Full Registration – includes attendance at conference sessions from 15 – 18 July 2012, plus morning refreshments, lunch and afternoon refreshments on the days of the conference. Full registration also includes a conference satchel, delegate handbook, name badge and entry into the welcome reception, happy hour and the conference dinner.

Day Registration – includes attendance at conference sessions on your day of choice, plus morning refreshments, lunch and afternoon refreshments on your selected day of the conference. Day registration also includes a conference satchel, delegate handbook and name badge. It does not include entry into the welcome reception, happy hour or the conference dinner, however tickets to the social activities may be purchased separately.

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Conference Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancelling Tours

Cancellations must be received in writing – mail, email or fax – to Leishman Associates. Cancellations will not be deemed to be received until you have written confirmation from Leishman Associates. If you have not received acknowledgement within two business days, please contact the Conference Managers, Leishman Associates on (03) 6234 7844.

The full fee for your tour will be transferred to the independent Tour Operator. If you need to cancel your tour booking within 30 days of the tour date, any refunds will be subject to the Tour Operators cancellation policy.

If you are cancelling any or all aspects of your booking: registration, accommodation and/or a tour, this can be done with one correspondence to Leishman Associates. Cancellations postmarked on or before, 14 June 2012, will incur a fee of 50% of the registration amount. No refunds will be made for cancellations for the Conference postmarked on or after 15 June 2012, however substitutions may be accepted.

Registrations for the ANZ 2012 conference received after 30 June 2012 will be charged at the late registration rate. Registrations will close one week prior to the starting date to enable appropriate preconference preparations. However, late registrations will be accepted onsite. Delegates who choose to register onsite will be required to pay for all related costs immediately, via cash, the provision of a cheque or credit card number. Receipts will be sent to the delegate concerned after the conference.

Accommodation Terms & Conditions

Late Registrations

Please book your accommodation when registering your attendance for the conference, this can be done by using the online form or by sending an email to Leishman Associates. To confirm your booking, your supplied credit card will be transferred to the hotel you have selected. The hotel may choose to charge your card with the whole amount of your room charges or one night as a deposit prior to your arrival, this will depend on the individual hotels. If you arrive 24 hours later than your indicated arrival day you may find that you have forfeited one night’s accommodation as a cancellation fee. Please note that some hotel cancellation policies may require 100% of the total booking amount to be paid for any cancelled rooms. If you would like to find out the terms and conditions of the hotel which you are staying at, please email natalie@leishman-associates.com.au

The organisers cannot guarantee that collateral, such as satchels, will be available to late registering delegates. In addition, there is a risk that social program functions may be fully subscribed. This policy has been implemented to enable a greater efficiency in the coordination necessary during the lead-up to the conference, and to ensure the most enjoyable conference experience possible for everyone involved.

If you need to cancel your accommodation booking within 30 days of your arrival date, any refund whether cash or credit card, will be subject to the hotel cancellation policy. You must contact the hotel directly for any applicable refund. Therefore no accommodation refund can be guaranteed within 30 business days of the conference. Please note that there are surcharges on credit card transactions at most hotels; please contact your hotel directly if you wish know their individual rates.

The Insurance should cover loss arising from the cancellation of the conference by the organisers or a person’s inability to attend due to any reason whatsoever. No responsibility is taken by the conference managers for any person not holding insurance.

If you alter your accommodation booking after you have checked in, please deal directly with the hotel. If you arrive 24 hours later than your indicated arrival day you may find that you have forfeited your deposit.

Insurance Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that participants take out their own general travel insurance. It is suggested that the insurance policy should also cover loss of fees/ deposit, airfares, accommodation charges, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property and repatriation expenses.

Further Information Please contact Leishman Associates 113 Harrington Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000 Ph. 03 6234 7844 | Fax. 03 6234 5958 Conference Manager: nicole@leishman-associates.com.au Registration and Accommodation Enquiries: natalie@leishman-associates.com.au Website: www.leishman-associates.com.au

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With thanks to our sponsors and Exhibitors ANZ 2012 Conference wishes to acknowledge the generous support of the sponsors who have contributed to the success of this year’s event.

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

Refreshment Sponsor

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Exhibitors

ITASCA

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Registration Form SECTION A – DELEGATE DETAILS: Title (please circle): Ms / Miss / Mrs / Mr / Dr / Other Given Name:

Surname:

Position:

Organisation:

Postal Address: Suburb:

State:

Business Phone:

Country:

Mobile:

Email: Special Diet or Access Requirements: I do not wish to have my name and organisation listed on the delegate list

SECTION B – DELEGATE REGISTRATION DETAILS: Please indicate your registration type below. Please note early bird prices apply to payments received prior to or on 30 March 2012. After this time, standard fees will apply, with late registration fees applied from 1 July 2012. Early Standard

Member Full Registration $1,050.00

Late

$1,200.00

$1,350.00

Non Member Full Registration $1,250.00

$1,400.00

$1,550.00

Student Full Registration $785.00

$900.00

$1,015.00

Please circle your Membership Type: AGS NZGS Membership Number:

Please note the student full registration fee will only be applicable to the first 50 registrants Day Registration

$570.00 $570.00 $570.00

Please circle the day/s of attendance:

Mon 16 July

Tues 17 July

Wed 18 July

TOTAL SECTION B - $

SECTION C – PARTNER REGISTRATION DETAILS: Please indicate if you will be purchasing social function tickets for your accompanying partner: Accompanying Partner – Name Badge Only Partner Name: Special Diet or Access Requirements:


SECTION D – SOCIAL FUNCTIONS: The Welcome Reception, Happy Hour and Conference Dinner are included in your full registration, however are NOT included in day registrations or accompanying partner registrations. To purchase tickets please enter number required below. Welcome Reception – Sunday 15 July 2012

x tickets - $85 each

Happy Hour and Poster Presentation – Monday 16 July 2012

x tickets - $30 each

Conference Dinner – Tuesday 17 July 2012

x tickets - $160 each

TOTAL SECTION D - $

SECTION E – Mornington Peninsula Technical Tour / Master Class: The Mornington Peninsula Technical Tour & Master Classes are optional activities. To purchase tickets please enter number required below. Mornington Peninsula Technical Tour – Sunday 15 July 2012

x tickets - $200 each

Master Class 1 – In Situ Testing

x tickets - $250 each

Master Class 2 – Design and application of geo-synthetics

x tickets - $250 each

TOTAL SECTION E - $

SECTION F – Sightseeing TOURS: Please enter the quantity of tickets required and the day/s of attendance. Great Ocean Road Tour - Quantity Tuesday 12 July

at $120 each

Wednesday 13 July

Thursday 14 July

Phillip Island Eco Tour - Quantity Tuesday 12 July

Wednesday 13 July

Thursday 14 July

Thursday 14 July

Thursday 14 July

Thursday 21 July

Tuesday 19 July

Wednesday 20 July

Thursday 21 July

at $109 each Tuesday 19 July

Mornington Peninsula Tour - Quantity Tuesday 12 July

Wednesday 20 July

at $125 each

Phillip Island Express - Quantity Tuesday 12 July

Tuesday 19 July

Thursday 21 July at $149 each

Tuesday 19 July

Thursday 21 July

Please Note: Section H must be completed to secure your booking TOTAL SECTION F - $

SECTION G – ACCOMMODATION: Name of Hotel: Arrival Day & Date:

Rate: Departure Day & Date:

Name of person sharing with (if applicable): Please Note: Section H must be completed to secure your booking TOTAL SECTION G - $


SECTION H – TOUR AND ACCOMMODATION CREDIT CARD DETAILS: Credit card details are required to secure tours and accommodation bookings. If you have purchased tickets or accommodation above, the below information MUST be completed. These credit card details will be passed onto the hotel/tour provider to secure your booking: Visa

MasterCard

Diners

American Express

Card Number: __ __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ /__ __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ Cardholder Name:

Expiry Date: __ __ / __ __ Signature:

SECTION I – PAYMENT: All fees are quoted in Australian dollars. Cheques, Money Orders or Bank Drafts should be made payable to “Leishman Associates – ANZ 2012” and drawn on an Australian Bank or Australian branch of a foreign bank for the total amount in Australian dollars. Method of Payment:

Credit Card

Cheque

Money Order

Bank Draft

TOTAL SECTION B – REGISTRATION DETAILS

$

TOTAL SECTION D – SOCIAL FUNCTIONS

$

TOTAL SECTION E – Technical Tour & Master Class

$

B + D + E = $ AUD TOTAL FEES PAYABLE:

Credit Card Payments (We do not accept AMEX or Diners):

Visa

Card Number: __ __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ /__ __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ Cardholder Name:

$

MasterCard Expiry Date: __ __ / __ __ Signature:

Please complete form and return with payment Leishman Associates: Leishman Associates TAX INVOICE ABN: 22 103 078 897 113 Harrington Street, HOBART TAS 7000 Fax: (03) 6234 5958 Email: natalie@leishman-associates.com.au

Terms and Conditions: Please ensure you read all Terms and Conditions before submitting your registration. Please visit www.anz2012.com.au for full details. Privacy Statement: When we collect and hold personal information about you, that is, information that can identify you, such as your name, address, other contact details and other information, it will be relevant to providing you with the services You are seeking. The personal information that we collect and hold about you depends on your interaction with us. Generally, we will collect and hold your personal information for the purposes of: providing services to you, to respond to queries made by you, to keep ourselves and you informed of the status of a former event you have expressed an interest in, or are attending. For a full version of the Leishman Associates Privacy Policy, please visit the conference website www.anz2012.com.au.


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