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26–29 October 2023 | #WONCASydney2023
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Frequently asked questions

Registration for in-person and digital attendance will open 3 October 2022*. You can view further registration information and inclusion on the WONCA 2023 registrations page.

*Dates are subject to change by the conference organisers.

Registration rates will be available on the WONCA 2023 registration page in the coming months. This will include the in-person and digital registration rates, along with the full conference and day registration rates.

You will be able to access early-bird registration rates until 11.59pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on 13 July 2023.

Yes, WONCA 2023 is open to all international attendees. If you are able to travel to Sydney, Australia in October 2023 you are welcome to attend as an in-person attendee. We also have digital registrations available for those who are unable to travel to Australia. Your registration will be charged in Australian (AUD) dollars.

You do not need to enter anything into this field unless you have been given a code. The field will appear when you select your registration type but is not applicable for most delegates unless you have specifically been supplied a code for whatever reason.

An in-person registration means that you would like to attend the conference at the International Convention Centre – Sydney with other delegates and exhibitors.

If you’re not ready or able to attend in-person, you can register with a digital registration which will give you access to a digital platform that will include live-streams of a range of sessions presented at the International Convention Centre – Sydney along with a library of on-demand content.

All in-person delegates will have access to the digital platform as well.

WONCA 2023 is open to all General Practitioners/Family Doctors, medical professionals and medical education providers.

For the best experience, we encourage all digital delegates to have:

  • A desktop computer or laptop
  • A steady, high speed and reliable internet connection

The free conference app will be available to delegates shortly before the conference begins. It will include the conference program and speaker listings, exhibition floor plan and other must-have information while at the conference.

WONCA 2023 will attract CPD hours under the RACGP Continuing Professional Development program. Additional details here.

WONCA 2023 will submit CME applications for accreditation with the various relevant associations in the WONCA regions closer to the event. Once the CME hours are known, we will confirm these details on the WONCA 2023 website.

For RACGP members, in line with RACGP CPD requirements, hours will be allocated within 30 days of WONCA 2023 concluding. The RACGP will allocate your points for you and your certificate of completion will be available through your myCPD portal.

For non-RACGP members, we will work with the various relevant associations who have provided CME accreditation on the CME hours/credits uploading process, based on their individual processes.

For RACGP members, you can log CPD points for viewing on-demand presentations via QuickLog. For more information on how to do this, please visit myCPD dashboard.

WONCA 2023 is being held at the International Convention Centre – Sydney from Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 October 2023. Pre-conference full day workshops will be held on Wednesday 25 October 2023.

WONCA 2023 will offer a dynamic program for in-person attendees, and for those not yet ready or able to meet in-person, a fully digital experience via the digital conference platform.

ICC Sydney has accessible parenting rooms equipped with a feeding area, change table and food preparation area. Dedicated parenting rooms can be found in the following locations: 

  • Convention Centre: ground floor and level two
  • Exhibition Centre: level two
  • First State Super Theatre: level two

If you require assistance locating a parenting room while at the venue, please visit the registration desk or any venue customer service desk.

The two accommodation providers below allow babysitting to take place within their hotel rooms. 

  • Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour - The concierge can provide recommendations upon check-in, please contact them directly. 
  • Hyatt Regency Sydney - Please click here for information on local babysitting services

Child minding service providers include;

Sleeping or quiet babies and children are welcomed into the Conference sessions. You are asked to be considerate of other delegates due to the educational nature of the Conference and potential content of presentations.

To help ensure that the Conference is a positive experience for all delegates, we ask that if your child becomes unsettled that you step out of the session room until they are again settled. We appreciate your understanding that an unsettled child could impact other delegates. 

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