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A one day registration is available for the conference. $750 for Thursday or Friday.


The IPS event runs from Sunday 12 November to Friday 17 November 2017. Visit the program page for more details.

Professional Development Course – Monday & Tuesday

The IPS event will include a two day professional development course on the implementation of solar and energy storage technologies within off-grid hybrid projects. The course will include a welcome on Sudany evening, a dinner on Monday evening and sessions on Monday and Tuesday. For attendees staying for the Workshop, Tuesday evening will be a free evening.

Networking Day – Wednesday

On Wednesday, take the opportunity to connect with other participants while you experience the natural beauty and breathtaking scenery of Rottnest Island.

Tours options will include a VIP tour of the adjacent Garden Island wave energy research centre, or on island walking or cycling tours.

There will be a BBQ in the evening.

Technical Workshop – Thursday & Friday

The second component of the IPS event will be the Technical Workshop being held on Thursday and Friday. The workshop will include a dinner on Thursday evening.

Technical Conference

AUD$1,500 (Two Days)

AUD$750 (One Day)

per person
including GST

Your registration includes a welcome BBQ on Wednesday evening and a Workshop dinner on Thursday evening. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided on Thursday and Friday.

A $150 discount per person is offered if 5+ people attend the Technical Workshop from one organisation. Email us to receive the group discount code. 

Terms and conditions for all registrations are listed below.

Professional Development Course

Hybrid IPS Planning & Implementation


per person
including GST

Your registration includes welcome drinks on Sunday evening and a PD dinner on Monday evening. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided on Monday and Tuesday.

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • IPS Owners and Operators
  • Government Representatives
  • Policy Makers
  • Aid Agencies
  • Utilities
  • Climate Change Advocacy Groups

IPS Connect Secretariat

Please contact the team at Conference Design with any questions regarding registration and planning your attendance for IPS Connect 2017.

+61 3 6231 2999


The Rottnest Hotel
Rottnest Island
Western Australia

Rottnest Island is 33km from Perth and can be reached via a regular ferry service from Perth or Fremantle.

Terms & Conditions

Payment Policy

Payment is due within 7 days of submitting your registration. If you are registering within 28 days of the conference you will be required to pay with a credit card when registering online.

Group Discount

The group discount is for 5+ people attending from one organisation. You will be given a discount code to enter in your individual online registration. If 5+ people do not register, you will be invoiced for the additional $150 prior to the event. The discount promotion is only valid until 30 days prior to the event.

Confirmations and Tax Invoices

A confirmation with a PDF Tax Invoice will be emailed when you submit your registration. If you pay by credit card a receipt will also be attached.

Currency and GST

All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars (AUD$) and include GST.


The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out appropriate insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions.

Neither the Committee or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.

EFT Payments

Please include the EFT Reference shown on your Tax Invoice when submitting an EFT and email Conference Design the details including date, amount and your bank’s reference.

  • BSB: 017 324
  • Account #: 1085 82575
  • Account Name: Conference Design Pty Ltd
  • Bank: ANZ, Sandy Bay Branch
  • Swift Code: ANZBAU3M

Conference Cancellation or Postponement

The members of the Committee and Conference Design Pty Ltd do not accept any liability for losses incurred in the event of the Conference being cancelled or postponed due to an unforeseen event or any other event that renders performance of this conference inadvisable, illegal, impracticable or impossible.

An unforeseen event shall include, but shall not be limited to: an Act of God; infectious disease outbreak, industrial disruptions, service provider failures, governmental restrictions and/or regulations; war or apparent act of war; terrorism or apparent act of terrorism; disaster; civil disorder, disturbance, and/or riots; curtailment, suspension, and/or restriction on transportation; or any other emergency.

Credit Card Payments

Credit card charges appear as Conference Design Pty Ltd on your card statement. When using the online payment system credit cards are processed directly by ANZ eGate and Conference Design does not store or transmit your credit card details. ANZ eGate is a secure and PCI compliant platform.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled up to 60 days prior to the Conference will be eligible for a full refund where payment was made online by credit card. In all other cases a $150 cancellation fee will be charged. All cancellations must be advised via email to Conference Design.

Cancellations notified after this date will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference.


Due to strict visa requirements for the countries listed below, registrations and presentations will not be confirmed until the applicant has obtained a visa.

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cóte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Cameroon, Kenya, Somalia, Iran, Pakistan, Algeria, Libya, Egypt.
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