Terms and Conditions: AIEC Connect

This page was last updated on 14 September 2020.

Please read these Terms carefully as they apply to your participation at an AIEC Connect event. 

For terms and conditions specific to an AIEC 2021 events please, please see AIEC 2021 Terms and Conditions.

By registering, attending or speaking at an AIEC Connect event, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions set out below, which form a legally binding agreement between you and IDP.

IDP reserves the right to publish changes these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

Governing law

These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Victoria, Australia and the parties submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of that state.


All enquiries in regards to this AIEC Connect event should be directed:

IDP Education

Email: aiec@idp.com

1. Definitions

1.1. The term ‘AIEC Connect Event’ or ‘Event’ means an Australian International Education Conference event held online or by any other virtual means.

1.2. ‘IDP’ refers to IDP Education Ltd (ACN 117 676 463) ("IDP"), the owner of the Australian International Education Conference ("AIEC" or “Conference”).

1.3. The term ‘Registrant’ or ‘Attendee’ refers to any person who registers and/or attends or is invited to attend an AIEC Connect Event, including but not limited to Speakers, and ‘you’ refers to a Registrant.

1.3. The term ‘Speaker’ refers to any presenter or co-presenter, session chair, panelist or co-panelist, session moderator, session discussant, facilitator or moderator who is participating at an AIEC Connect Event.

2. Registration

All attendees of an AIEC Connect Event (including all Registrants and Speakers) must be aware of, and agree to, these terms and conditions as set out below.

2.1. Payment

2.1.1 Registration for an AIEC Connect Event is subject to availability. Some events are subject to capacity limits.

2.1.2. If a registration fee is required, the registration is only confirmed once the payment is received in full by IDP.

2.1.3 If a registration fee is required, the Australian goods and services tax (GST) at 10% is applicable to all goods and services offered by the Event. All registration fees listed include GST.

2.2 Cancellation

2.2.1. Cancellation by the Registrant: If you can no longer attend an AIEC Connect Event, you may cancel your registration by providing notice to IDP at aiec@idp.com.

2.3.1. Cancellation by IDP: IDP may cancel an AIEC Connect Event, or alter the times, dates, itineraries or Speakers of an AIEC Connect Event, by notice to you at any time, for any reason including any reason beyond the control of IDP such as acts of terrorism, war, acts of God, natural disaster or global health crises.

3. Liability

3.1 All Registrants attend AIEC Connect Events at their own risk.

3.2. You agree not to hold IDP liable for any losses, damages, expenses, costs, claims or liabilities suffered or incurred by you including consequential or indirect losses or loss of profit through registering for an AIEC Connect Event, attending an Event, cancellation of an Event, failure of an Event to achieve your expectations, or for any error or omission by IDP.

3.3. You agree not to hold IDP liable or responsible for any personal injury (i.e. physical, psychological or emotional stress) or any loss or damage to personal property.

3.4. All Speaker presentations, documentation and materials express the views of the relevant Speaker(s) or author(s) alone. They do not necessarily represent the views of members of IDP, AIEC or its committees. Such materials should not be construed as a legal opinion or professional advice.

3.5. IDP cannot accept liability for advice given, or views expressed, by any Speaker at an AIEC Connect Event or in any material provided to the Participants.

4. Intellectual Property

4.1. All rights in all presentations, documentation and materials published or otherwise made available as part of an AIEC Connect Event are owned by the Speaker or are included with the permission of the owner of the rights. All such material is protected by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and other international copyright and intellectual property laws.

4.2. Registrants may only use the materials and content for his or her own private non-commercial use. No part of the materials and content should be copied, reproduced, modified, distributed, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, or republished in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the Speaker.

5. Privacy

5.1. IDP understands that your privacy is important to you and we are committed to complying with the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles in relation to all Personal and Sensitive Information that we collect from you.

5.2. By registering to an AIEC Connect Event, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the Privacy Policy.

6. Code of conduct

6.1. IDP expects all Registrants and Speakers to abide by the Code of Conduct. By registering to an AIEC Connect event, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the AIEC Code of Conduct.