COVID-19 statement

As we prepare for the FROGG 2022 Workshop, we understand that you might have questions about the 2022 event as it relates to COVID-19.

We confirm that planning for the FROGG 2022 Workshop will proceed.

In following the advice from the Australian Department of Health and the World Health Organisation, the organisers of FROGG continue to monitor the current situation daily regarding the outbreak of COVID-19.

Hobart’s September temperatures average a high of 16 degrees Celsius and low of 5 degrees Celsius.

In Hobart the weather can change suddenly so it is good to be prepared – take an umbrella and wear layers that can be worn as needed.

Hobart’s central time zone is UTC + 10:00 hours. Hobart is based on Eastern Standard Time and observes daylight saving time from early October to late March when clocks are advanced one hour.

Trading hours are generally Monday to Friday 9am-5.30pm, Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm. Trading hours on public holidays may be limited. 

Banking hours in Hobart are: 9.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday. Most banks provide convenient automatic teller machines. Foreign currency exchange is available during trading hours.

Hobart tap water is filtered, fresh and safe to drink.

Crowne Plaza Hobart offers valet parking for hotel guests (Valet Parking Fee: 25 AUD). Complimentary Daily Self-Parking is not available at the hotel, to park yourself you will need to park at a nearby parking lot.

Alternatively, a shuttle service is available from Hobart International Airport (charges apply).

It is suggested that delegates arrive at preferred sessions promptly to ensure a seat. If sessions become full then delegates will not be allowed entry. Please wear your name tag for entry into all sessions.

Crowne Plaza Hobart

Address: 110 Liverpool St, Hobart TAS 7000

Phone: 61 3 6213 4200

To be advised.

Any changes to the workshop program will be announced during housekeeping notices each morning. You may also check with Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk.

You must advise the workshop managers of any special dietary requirements when you register for the workshop. Caterers at each function will be informed of these. During the day there will be a buffet table offering food suitable for dietary requirements. If you are unsure, please don’t hesitate to ask staff at the registration desk.

IMPORTANT – If your dietary request relates to a life threatening allergy, please ensure that you advise the organisers as soon as possible.

When you book your accommodation your credit card details will be transferred to the hotel you have selected – please confirm this on check in with your hotel. Your credit card will not be charged until you check out. If you have arrived 24 hours later than your indicated arrival day you may find that you have forfeited your deposit.

The members of the workshop organising committee and Leishman Associates accept no liability for personal accident of loss or damage suffered by any participant, accompanying person, invited observer or any other person by whatever means. Nor do we accept liability for any equipment or software brought to the workshop by delegates, speakers, sponsors or any other party. Please protect your personal property. Do not leave laptops, cameras, and other valuable items unsecured. Be conscious of individuals who appear out of place and do not wear a workshop name badge. Advise Leishman Associates staff if this does not occur.
Delegates are not permitted to use any type of camera or recording device at any of the sessions unless written permission has been obtained from the relevant speaker. A professional photographer will be at the workshop, if you have any issues with being photographed please notify the photographer or Leishman Associates staff.

Please bring your PowerPoint presentation with you when you register. All speakers should present themselves to the Speakers Preparation Desk at least 2 hours prior to their scheduled presentation time, to upload their presentation. Speakers are also requested to assemble in their session room 5 minutes before the commencement of the session if possible, to meet with their session chair and to familiarise themselves with the room and the audio visual equipment. A technician will be present in the room at all times. There will be facility to test and modify your presentation if required.

Chairpersons will receive an email prior to the workshop, reminding them of their responsibilities. If you are a chairperson and do not receive this, or have additional questions, please contact Leishman Associates.

For all Workshop Sessions and the Welcome Drinks/Workshop Dinner the dress code is smart casual or informal business.

Yes, further information will be provided to Workshop delegates closer to the event.

All intellectual property rights of the event, and all materials distributed at or in connection with the event is owned by the Host, Leishman Associates, Sponsors, &/or Speakers presenting at the event. Participants may not use, reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks or other trade names appearing at the conference, content, or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the workshop for any reason without the prior written permission from the Host.

No part of the workshop may be recorded, reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronically or mechanically, including but not limited to video or audio recording, photography, photocopying or any other information storage or retrieval system known now or in the future, without the explicit written permission of the Host.

FROGG Workshop reserves the right to amend or alter any advertised details relating to dates, program and speakers if necessary, without notice, as a result of circumstances beyond their control. All attempts have been made to keep any changes to an absolute minimum.