Social Functions

These social functions are available to all conference participants. Please note the Welcome Reception is included in your full conference registration. All other social events are available by purchasing additional tickets.

Prices are indicated below. To attend any of these events, you need to indicate your attendance via the online registration form.

If you are not attending the Congress but would like to attend one of the partner dinners, please register via this link: Partner Dinners Only

Online Registration

Welcome Reception

Date: Sunday 23 July 2017
Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm
Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
Tickets: Inclusive ticket for registered delegates
Additional ticket for partners – AUD $77.00 per person (Inc GST)

Join your fellow delegates or catch up with old friends for a relaxed, cocktail style reception.

Welcome Reception

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Trivia Night

Date: Monday 24 July 2017
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: Fishbowl, Melbourne Aquarium
Tickets: AUD $135.00 per person ( Inc GST)


Vic Branch Young Chemists Group Trivia Night

Ladida Trivia Night

When: 24 July 2017
Time: 7pm start
Venue: LaDiDa Bar, 577 Little Bourke Street
Cost: $15 RACI Members, $20 Non-members

The Victorian Young Chemists Group is holding a trivia night to coincide with the RACI Centenary Congress. The night will be hosted by a professional trivia company. Come along for a fun evening networking and socialising with other young chemists attending the RACI Centenary Congress. All are welcome, from honours, PhD's, post-docs to other early career researchers.

Food will be provided, drinks at the bar. Places are limited so register now! Hope to see you there. Please Click Here to Register.


Women in Chemistry Dinner

Date: Monday 24 July 2017
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: Meat Market South Wharf - 53 South Wharf Promenade
Tickets: $35-$55 pp (incl GST) with drinks at your own cost

An informal dinner hosted by the Victorian Women in Chemistry “WinC” Group, this event is not exclusively for women and all members of the chemistry community are welcome to attend. To book your ticket, click here. For further information, click here to download the flyer.



Date: Tuesday 25 July 2017
Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Tickets: AUD $115.00 per person (Inc GST)


8th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference (GSC8)

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2017
Time: 6.30pm - 10.30pm
Venue: Melbourne Museum
Tickets: AUD $130.00 per person (Inc GST)

GSC8 Dinner

The Department of Chemical Engineering Alumni Networking Event

Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Melbourne Convention Centre

Hosted by: The Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University

To book your tickets please click here. For more information please contact:

Lilyanne Price
Department of Chemical Engineering | Monash University
T: +61 3 9905 1872

17ACC/ACCC6 Dinner

17ACC Dinner ACCC6 Dinner

Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Time: 7.00pm - 10.30pm
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Tickets: AUD $120.00 per person (Inc GST)


11th Asian International Medicinal Chemistry Symposia (AIMECS)

Open to delegates attending AHeDD and Medicinal Chemistry meeting.

Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Venue: Munich Brauhaus
Tickets: AUD $55.00 per person (Inc GST)


The World Conference on Carbon 2017

Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Venue: Rivers Edge
Tickets: AUD $115.00 per person (Inc GST)


Supporting Women in Chemistry

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017
Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (Meeting Room: 111)
Tickets: Free event to all RACI members and friends (lunch will provided to congress delegates only)


  • Marguerite Evans-Galea (Industry Mentoring Network in STEM)
  • Annabella Newton (Victorian Women in Chemistry “WinC” Group)
  • Katherine Locock (RACI Equity Committee)

Welcome Reception

Congress Centenary Celebration Dinner

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017
Time: 7.00pm – 11.00pm
Location: South Wharf Promenade
Tickets: AUD $130.00 per person (Inc GST)

Walk your way through the Progressive Dinner, featuring delicious food choices from the best restaurants in the precinct. The South Wharf Progressive Dinner will offer authentic local and international dishes with local wines to match. Located on the doorstep of the Convention Centre, Melbourne’s oldest but newest riverside neighbourhood, South Wharf, is delighted to welcome a dining experience with a difference. Performers will welcome you as you make your way through the sights and smells of live cooking stations and tapas style food. A street party atmosphere will ensure a great time is had by all.

Celebration Dinner

RACI Diversity Policy Feedback

RACI Diversity Policy Feedback

Date: Friday 28 July
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (Meeting room: 110)

Invited Speaker: Marguerite Evans-Galea
Chair: Peter Junk

Welcome Reception

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Key Dates
Abstract submission opens Now Closed
Registration opens Now Open
Abstract submission closes 30 March 2017
Early bird registration deadline 7 May 2017
RACI Centenary Congress 23-28 July 2017
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