The Conference Organizers have developed an exciting Social Programme to accompany the 2017 Congress. For more information, please see below or email the Conference Organizers at

Council of President's Dinner
                           Location: The Blue Room
 Date: Friday, 13 October 2017
 Time: 19:30 – 22:30
 Dress Code: Business

Enjoy stunning views of Sydney Harbour on board an 85 foot glass boat, offering 360 degree views. Take in the beauty of Sydney Harbour, whilst enjoying an unforgettable dinner, complimented by Australian wines.

Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception

Location: International Convention Centre, Sydney
 Date: Saturday, 14 October 2017
 Time: 19:30 – 22:30
 Dress Code: Business

All participants and accompanying persons are invited to the Opening Ceremony in the Darling Harbour Theatre at International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney). The Opening Ceremony will be followed by a Welcome Reception, featuring Australian food, wine and entertainment. 

Women in AIPPI

Location: The Calyx, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
 Date: Sunday, 15 October 2017
 Time: 18:00 – 19:00
 Dress Code: Business Casual

Join successful AIPPI women from across the globe. This event allows women to share their personal experiences in the IP world.

Cultural Evening

Location: Art Gallery of New South Wales
 Date: Sunday, 15 October 2017
 Time: 19:30 – 22:30
 Dress Code: Business Casual

The evening’s participants and accompanying persons will experience fascinating Australia culture and enjoy networking at the Art Gallery of New South wales. The Art Gallery of NSW presents fine international and Australian art in one of the most beautiful art museums in the world.

Closing Dinner and Party

Location: Luna Park Sydney
 Date: Tuesday, 17 October 2017
 Time: 20:00 – 01:45
 Dress Code: Black Tie

“A Night at the Fair” 
Enjoy a fabulous celebration to conclude the AIPPI 2017 Congress at the Luna Park Sydney. Located just under the northern end of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Luna Park is an Australian icon with spectacular and uninterrupted views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and the city skyline. Following a short cruise across the Harbour, enjoy fair rides, dinner, live entertainment and party in the early hours at the Gala Dinner After Party.

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