SoCLA 2024 National Conference

Trains, Cranes and Little Lanes

Darwin scenery

The Society of Construction Law Australia is pleased to open registrations to our 11th annual Conference, to be held in Melbourne. Our program will feature eminent construction industry experts, and our social program will showcase the best of marvellous Melbourne.

The program will kick off on Thursday evening with Welcome Drinks at the Plaza Ballroom, followed by the commencement of the Conference program on Friday morning at Zinc, overlooking the iconic Yarra River. The Conference program will continue on Saturday morning, followed by a glittering black-tie Gala Dinner at the National Gallery of Victoria on Saturday evening. 

Registrations are now open, we look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne soon.

CLICK HERE if you are interested in sponsoring the SoCLA National Conference.








Networking Activities



Registration Rates


Standard $1,150

The Member Registration Ticket includes attendance to all sessions, and the Welcome Drinks on Thursday evening.
Tickets for the Gala Dinner can be purchased when registering.


    Standard $1,400

    The Non-Member Registration Ticket includes attendance to all sessions, and the Welcome Drinks on Thursday evening.
    Tickets for the Gala Dinner can be purchased when registering.


    Student: $350*
    Speaker: $1,000
    Contractor: $650**

    *Proof of Student Status Required
    **Contractor Organisations - in-house Counsel, Commercial Manager, Contract Manager, Contract Administrator.

    Conference Sponsors

    Companies Sponsoring Us

    Please CLICK HERE if you are interested in sponsoring the SoCLA National Conference, or CLICK HERE to access the booking form to secure your preferred package now!


    The Society of Construction Law Australia 2024 National Conference Organising Committee are pleased to be moving towards a paperless and minimal contact event, providing everything you need via the Conference App.

    Download the Conference App to gain more information about our sponsors, speakers and attendees, while providing a networking platform for all registered participants.

    Further details and instructions on how to download the Conference App will be available closer to the event dates. Please note only registered participants, will have access to the Conference App. 



    Terms & Conditions


    Cancellations and amendments must be received in writing to Cancellations by Monday 13 May 2024 will be accepted and fees refunded less 50% of the registration rate. Cancellations received after Monday 13 May 2024 will be reviewed and reimbursed at the discretion of the Conference Organising Committee. Substitute participants are welcome.


    Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that participants take out their own general insurance. It is suggested that the insurance policy should also cover loss of fees/deposit, airfares, accommodation charges, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property and repatriation expenses.

    The insurance should cover loss arising from cancellation of the conference by the organiser or a person's inability to attend due to any reason whatsoever. No responsibility is taken by the conference managers for any person not holding insurance.  


    We recognise that your privacy is very important and we are committed to protecting your personal information provided when registering. The personal information we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise manage will abide by the Privacy ACT 1988 (Privacy Act) and the Australian Privacy Principles.

    Generally, we only use and disclose personal information about you for the purpose for which it was collected. For example:


    1. Providing conference information and updates
    2. Providing invoices for conference registration payment
    3. Notifying receipt of payment
    4. Confirming adjustments requested by you

    If the personal information provided is incomplete and/or inaccurate, we may be unable to provide you with conference related notifications. Please contact Alignment Event Solutions should you not receive a receipt of registration once submitted to ensure we have your correct contact details.


    Dress Code for all events at the SoCLA Conference (except the Gala Dinner) is Smart Casual. Dress Code for the Gala Dinner is Black-Tie.


    By registering for this event you will be taken to have agreed to be bound by, and comply with, the terms and conditions of the Society's Membership Policy, including Attachment 4: Expected Standards of Behaviour of Member and Event Attendees.


    Should you receive an email from Alignment Event Solutions which is not conference related, please email or call +61 2 9371 1893 immediately.