Tech Conference FAQs

When is the HWA Tech Conference taking place?

Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 July. Delegate registration opens 8:30am on Monday. The conference begins 9:30am.

Where is the HWA Tech Conference and how do I get there?

The Adelaide Convention Centre Halls F and G. Please click on the link here to find a map of the venue.

Public Transport

There are a variety of public transport options into Adelaide CBD. Please refer to the Adelaide Metro website to find the best route.


There are two undercover parking areas at the Convention Centre; alternatively, Secure Parking is located across the street on North Terrace.

For information about Adelaide Airport, flights and general traveller’s guide, visit Adelaide Airport website.

How much are the tickets?

We have Earlybird tickets available until Thursday May 31. Please see below for the full rundown of ticket prices:

Early Bird $360
Early Bird Concession $320
Adult $450
Concession $400

Please have any concession cards or validations with you when attending the Conference, as we will be checking them at the entrance.

What does my Tech Conference pass give me?

2-Day Conference Pass includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on both days. Plus invitations to special Hybrid World Adelaide events.

I am no longer able to make it; can I get a refund?

Unfortunately there are strictly no refunds; however you can transfer your registration to another name.

We ask that you please contact us by July 6 to organise this, on 08 8394 2505 or

Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Yes, if you are no longer able to make it, please contact us directly on 08 8394 2505 or

We are in a group of 3+ people, is there a discount for groups?

Yes, the group discount applies, please call us to book at 08 8394 2505. Tickets are $405 per person – minimum 3 tickets per group.

Is HWA Tech Conference accessible?

The Adelaide Convention Centre is fully accessible.

If you want to discuss any specific access requirements, please contact us directly on 08 8394 2505 or

Who is coming to speak at the Tech Conference?

Please click on the link here to find the full list of the guest speakers coming to 2018 Hybrid World Adelaide.

When can I see the full schedule?

The full schedule will be announced in coming weeks. Please sign up to our mailing list here to receive schedule information as it is released.

Can I take photos and post online on my social media?

Yes, we encourage you to use social media. And don’t forget to tag us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

No use of flash photography during the sessions.

Does HWA have a partner accommodation?

We are partnering with Showgroup and Intercontinental Adelaide, please contact us directly via email: to arrange any travel or accommodation and take the advantage of discounted packages, subject to availability. Quote HWA2018 in the subject line.