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University Software Licensing Community

SLAM 2018 Conference

Hotel Jen, Brisbane 12 - 14 September 2018

Delegate Information


Day 1, Wednesday 12th September

This half day, starting with lunch, will be closed to vendors, will include a CAUDIT Strategic Procurement update from Steve Johnston, a Community of Practice discussion and USLC workshop session.


A Welcome Reception and Sponsor Trade show will be held after the day sessions and will give an opportunity for the sponsors and exhibitors to demonstrate their products, and for delegates to network in the Parkland Rooms and 5th floor foyer at Hotel Jen.


Day 2, Thursday 13th September

The conference will commence with a Welcome and opening keynote followed by a mixture of relevant industry presentations, panel sessions and case studies. Delegates are invited to the conference dinner that evening, sponsored by Certero, at Transcontinental Hotel


Day 3, Friday 14th September

This final day of the conference will continue with additional keynotes, workshop sessions and relevant vendor presentations.



Wednesday 12 September, 11.45am – 5:00pm; Welcome Reception and Trade Show 5:00pm

Thursday 13 September, 9:00am – 5:00pm; Conference Dinner starting at 6:30pm

Friday 14 September, 9:30 – 3:30pm

(times are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to conference commencing)


Hotel Jen, 159 Roma Street, Brisbane

Conference Dinner will be at Platform Level, Transcontinental Hotel, Roma St, Brisbane

Conference Registration - $200 plus GST per person

This includes lunch and afternoon tea for university delegates, and Welcome Reception and Trade Show on Wednesday; morning and afternoon tea, lunch and conference dinner on Thursday; morning and afternoon tea and lunch on Friday. A late fee surcharge of $50 (ex. GST) will apply to registrations received after 31 July 2018.

QUDIT will provide a subsidy for travel and accommodation of up to $500 per attendee, for up to two delegates per member organisation. Member organisations are listed here.  Subsidies are not provided for non-member organisations.


The subsidy can be claimed by the QUDIT member organisation invoicing QUDIT via email to the Executive Officer ( with the attendees’ name/s and copies of invoices/receipts for the travel and accomodation being claimed for reimbursement - up to $500 per person for up to 2 people per QUDIT member organisation.


Attendees will be responsible for their own travel arrangements. From Brisbane Airport, the Airtrain stops at Roma Street station, which is just next door to the conference venue and accommodation. For those travelling by coach, Brisbane Coach Terminal is also located next door to Hotel Jen



Rooms have been secured at Hotel Jen at special prices for conference delegates. The hotel is located adjacent to Roma Street transport hub, and just a short walk from the CDB’s main shopping and dining precinct. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, rooftop studio fitness centre, restaurant and bar and 24 hour in-room dining.

HOTEL JEN DELUXE ROOM $170 per night, including buffet breakfast for one at Nest Restaurant, or $160 per night for room only. The rooms offer views of the city skyline or Roma Street Parklands, and feature a “super comfy” bed, Nespresso machine, mini refrigerator and executive writing desk.

These special rates apply only if booked through the conference organiser during the registration process. Please DO NOT contact the hotel direct if you would like to take advantage of this special rate. You can book your accommodation as part of the registration process. You will be required to pay in full at the time of booking. If your university system requires this to be done separately, or you prefer to give credit card details as a holding guarantee, please contact Debra at Anagram Events to discuss (contact details below).


QUDIT will provide a subsidy for travel and accommodation of up to $500 per attendee, for up to two delegates per member organisations. Member organisations are listed here.  Subsidies are not provided for non-member organisations. 



Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Registrations received after this date will be subject to an administrative surcharge of $50.00 (ex GST) added to the conference registration fee of $200.00 (ex GST).

If you advise of your intent to register before 31 July, the discount rate will be honoured for all delegates from your university as long as your register by 15 August. 



Registrations open from 5th April, 2018. Please go to our online registration form

Places are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.



Please direct any enquiries to the conference secretariat:

Debra Krause

Event Coordinator

Anagram Events Australia

+61 7 33893525



Conference Registration Refunds and Cancellation:

A refund will be given for conference cancellations received prior to Monday 13 August 2018, less a $20.00 (ex GST) administration fee. Cancellations after this date, but prior to Wednesday 5 August 2018 may be refunded, less a $20.00 (ex GST) admin fee and less the cost of any non-refundable expenses incurred by the organizer in relation to event registration. Cancellations after Wednesday, 5 August 2018 will not be refunded; however, delegates may nominate a substitute in their place. Change of name will attract a $10.00 (ex GST) administration fee. Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival or early departure. All refund requests MUST be in writing and received by the conference organisers prior to Wednesday 5 September 2018.  Under special circumstances, refunds or partial refunds may be given outside of these dates, at the organisers’ discretion.


Accommodation Refunds and Cancellation must be received in writing and cancellation fees are at the hotel’s discretion depending on date of cancellation. Cancellations received after Sunday 12 August, 2018, and no shows, may incur a cancellation charge equal to the entire stay’s accommodation rate. All refund requests will be processed after the conclusion of the conference.

Thanks to:

USLC Executive

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