Social Events

Pre-conference drinks reception 

Pre-conference drinks will be held on the evening of Monday 4 February at the Woodward Conference Centre, which is the second location of the University House Staff Club. 

Located on the 10th floor of the Melbourne Law School, the building offers stunning views to the west of the city. The Woodward is an easy walk from the conference venue, travelling along Professors Walk to the South Lawn and along Barry Street to the Melbourne Law School on Pelham Street. The Woodward is just 800 metres from the conference venue. You can find a map of the venue here

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will be held on the evening of Tuesday 5 February at the General Assembly. Join us for tapas and drinks with waterfront views and the city skyline! 

Post-conference drinks reception 

Donna McRostie will host a drinks reception on Wednesday 6 February at 6pm at the Grainger Museum. If you would like to attend, please approach a member of the IDCC organisers at the registration desk from r5/2 until 12pm on 6/2; availability is limited and attendance will work on a first come, first served basis. 


Delegate access to University House - the University of Melbourne Private Staff Club

Delegates are offered honorary membership to the Staff Club for the duration of IDCC19. Just use your Delegate Conference ID/Pass to gain entry during the conference period of 4-7 February 2019 (inclusive). Sign into the club when you enter and write IDCC19 as your member number. 

The club has many informal indoor and outdoor spaces for some quiet space or for a small social networking get-together. Food and a wide selection of drinks can be purchased at member rates.

This main building is situated at the end of Professor’s Walk just 100 metres from the Conference venue. 

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