Registration for the 17th Asia-Pacific Federation for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Congress (APFCB 2024) is now open. Please read the registration information carefully before beginning the online registration form.

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Registration Entitlements

  • Access to all Congress sessions 31 October - 3 November 2024 (Note: Thursday workshops are an additional cost).
  • Access to the Exhibition & Posters, Conference app with program & abstracts, Name badge & delegate satchel.
  • Daily Catering: Afternoon Tea on Thursday, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea on Friday - Sunday.
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception held on 31 October 2024
  • Ticket to the Congress Dinner held on 1 November 2024
  • Access to on-demand content post Congress for 6 months

Registration Fees

All prices are quoted in Australian dollars and include 10% GST.

Types $AUD Early Bird $AUD Standard
Full Delegate Member $1,255 $1,475
Full Delegate Non Member $1,585 $1,795
Retired $785 $840
Student* $780 $840
Lower-Middle Income Country Registration** $695

Day registrations will be available 45 days prior to the APFCB2024 Congress.

*Student Registration Rates

A student is defined as a holder of a student identification card from a recognised tertiary or secondary educational institution or an international student card. Students must be currently enrolled in part or full-time studies to qualify for the discounted rate. Students will be asked to provide proof of student status during the registration process.

**Low-Middle Income Countries (LMIC) Registration Rates

A low-middle income registration rate is available for countries identified as Least Developed, Low Income or Low-Middle Income Countries and Territories on the Development of Finance Standards list found here.

Pre-Congress Workshops

APFCB 2024 Pre-Congress Workshops are optional and separate to the Congress Program. Workshops will take place on Thursday 31 October.

Pre-Congress Workshop Entitlements

  • Name badge
  • Lunch on Thursday 31 October 2024
  • Access to Conference App with Program/Abstracts

Tickets to the workshops will be available through the registration form.

Workshop $AUD Early Bird $AUD Standard
Workshop Registration Member $230 $280
Workshop Registration Non-Member $290 $340
Workshop Registration Student/Retired $130 $180

Social Functions

Welcome Reception

Thursday 31 October 2024

The APFCB24 Australiana-themed welcome reception will take place at the exhibition hall at the ICC Sydney. More details coming soon.

One ticket is included in the registration price. Additional tickets can be purchased for $90.

Congress Dinner

Friday 1 November 2024

The APFCB24 Congress Dinner will take place at Jones Bay Wharf in Pyrmont, a unique heritage venue with spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The dinner will be Halloween-themed. More details coming soon.

One ticket is included in the registration price. Additional tickets can be purchased for $150.


  • Payment can be made online by credit card or a tax invoice provided with EFT details. Overseas registrants should make payment in Australian Dollars and ensure the transfer bank fees is included in your payment.
  • Credit Cards accepted include Visa & MasterCard.

Payment Deadlines

In order to receive the early bird registration rate, registrants must register and pay in full by 18 July 2024. If payment is not received by this date, then registrations will be automatically transferred to the standard registration rate.

Cancellation Deadlines

Cancellation Deadline: 1 September 2024

Cancellations (partial or full) must be made in writing to the Congress Secretariat. Cancellations received prior to 1 September 2024 will receive a full refund minus a $150 administration fee. Cancellations received after 1 September 2024 will not be refunded. Substitute delegates will be accepted.


All efforts will be made to present the program as published on the website. The Congress and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the meeting, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The host and the Congress Organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the host and the Congress Organisers do not accept responsibility for the loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Congress does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.


Please direct all registration enquiries to:
APFCB 2024 Congress Secretariat
ICMS Australasia
+61 3 9682 0500