Winter School Registration

Online registration: CLOSED

Early bird: From now to Sunday 18 June 2017

Normal registration: Monday 19 June to Sunday 25 June 2017

Online registration close: Mid-night of Sunday 25 June 2017

Registration Fee

Registration fee in Australian dollars (inclusive of 10% GST) includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea, except Wednesday, only morning tea; and Friday, morning tea and lunch will be served.

Early bird registration (Monday 17 April to Sunday 18 June 2017)

Student Reg Fee 10% GST Total
Monday 60.00 6.00 66.00
Tuesday 60.00 6.00 66.00
Wednesday 23.64 2.36 26.00
Thursday 60.00 6.00 66.00
Friday 60.00 6.00 66.00
Total 263.64 26.36 290.00
Monday evening – Social BBQ 30.00 3.00 33.00
Other Reg Fee 10% GST Total
Monday 81.00 8.10 89.10
Tuesday 81.00 8.10 89.10
Wednesday 35.09 3.51 38.60
Thursday 81.00 8.10 89.10
Friday 81.00 8.10 89.10
Total 359.09 35.91 395.00
Monday evening – Social BBQ 30.00 3.00 33.00

Normal registration (Monday 19 June to Sunday 25 June 2017)

Student Reg Fee 10% GST Total
Monday 80.00 8.00 88.00
Tuesday 80.00 8.00 88.00
Wednesday 43.64 4.36 48.00
Thursday 80.00 8.00 88.00
Friday 80.00 8.00 88.00
Total 363.64 36.36 400.00
Monday evening – Social BBQ 30.00 3.00 33.00
Other Reg Fee 10% GST Total
Monday 100.00 10.00 110.00
Tuesday 100.00 10.00 110.00
Wednesday 54.55 5.45 60.00
Thursday 100.00 10.00 110.00
Friday 100.00 10.00 110.00
Total 454.55 45.45 500.00
Monday evening – Social BBQ 30.00 3.00 33.00


Registration page

Complete all mandatory fields (particularly those has * symbol) of your details and the registration type as a Student or Other. You have the option to register any specific particular day(s) that you wish to attend or simply a full 5-days of the Winter School. Then press “Proceed to Payment”.

Payment Method

There are three payment methods, either (1) paid by credit card immediately or, (2) pay later via BPAY, EFT, cheque (by mail), or (3) in person at The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus cashier (Level 3, JD Story Building #61).

The “pay later” (5 day) option is available for early bird registration only. This option will not be available after 18 June 2017.

When choosing to pay later, you will have to complete some details required to generate a Proforma Invoice (i.e. either the invoice is to be addressed to you yourself or to your institution/organisation). Please note that a validity date will be shown in the Proforma Invoice.

Should payment is not made by the specified validity date, your registration and the Proforma Invoice would be null and void. You will have to register again.

The Proforma Invoice will be a tax invoice for GST when you make a payment.

If you have any questions regarding the registration, please email your queries to Winter School Coordinator Ms Lanna Wong (


IMB (Institute for Molecular Bioscience) tour offers an opportunity for you to explore IMB’s laboratories, see their scientific researchers in action and hear about the global impact of IMB’s local research.

The tour is free to registrants. There will be two (2) tours and each is limited to 50 attendees. The first tour will take place on Wednesday 5 July 2017 immediately after the program finishes at 12:30 p.m. and the second tour at 1:00 p.m. Please register your interest by sending an email to Winter School Coordinator Ms Lanna Wong ( with your preference of the tour at 12:30 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.

(This workshop is limited to 36 attendees only and is intended for bench scientists, and no previous informatics experience is needed.)

To register to attend this workshop, attendee has to:
(1) First, register via the Winter School web site for all five days of the Winter School (i.e. complete the online registration process with confirmed registration payment receipt).
(2) Next, send an email to Winter School Coordinator Ms Lanna Wong ( with the Subject “Request to attend special Wednesday afternoon workshop” attaching a copy of the confirmed registration payment receipt.

What is required before attending the workshop?

Download Galaxy Workshop Information Sheet


This year Winter School also associates with a Software Carpentry with R Bootcamp. The Bootcamp is hosted by Brisbane Software Carpentry. The bootcamp is scheduled after the 2017 Winter School on 10 – 11 July 2017 independently at St Leo’s College, College Road, St Lucia. Topics covered will include R , Unix shell and Git version control. Please visit the Software Carpentry with R Bootcamp’s website for more information and registration.