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Cycle Tour and Rides

Sunday, 12 October, 1300-1700

Adelaide Hills

Monday, 13 October, 0600-0800

Beach Ride

Tuesday, 14 October, 0600-0800

Mount Lofty Climb

Wednesday, 15 October, 0600-0800

Beach Ride

Adelaide is home to the best cycling trails in Australia. For the keen cyclist, there will be daily rides leaving the Adelaide Convention Centre, Sunday through Wednesday. Sunday will be an adventure through the Adelaide Hills that will stretch all participants’ legs. Morning rides on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be a great start to each day. Participants of these rides will cycle along Adelaide’s famed coastline and climb nearby Mount Lofty.

All rides are complimentary for conference delegates. Bike and equipment are at own cost.

Evening Ice Breaker

Monday, 13 October, 1700-1900

Riverbank Promenade, Adelaide Convention Centre

Get reacquainted with industry colleagues and friends while making new ones at the conference ice breaker on Monday. Have a relaxing evening amongst good company and drinks while overlooking the redeveloped River Torrens precinct prior to the start of your busy week.

Evening Ice Breaker tickets are included in the full conference fees. Additional tickets may be purchased online at http://www.spe.org/events/apogce/2014/pages/general/registration.php or at the APOGCE Registration Counter during the event.

Happy Hour

Tuesday, 14 October, 1730-1830

Hall G & Foyer F, Adelaide Convention Centre

Happy Hour is another excellent opportunity for participants to network and socialise with fellow conference delegates, catch up with old friends and make new acquaintances.

Ticket to the Happy Hour is included in the full conference fee. You may also purchase additional tickets on-site during the event at the APOGCE Registration Counter.

Conference Dinner

Wednesday, 15 October, 1900

Halls J & K, Plaza Level, Adelaide Convention Centre

In conjunction with SPE South Australian Section 2014 Annual Dinner

The highlight of the conference social functions!

‘Halloween’ is your chance to socialise with conference delegates, local SPE members and partners. Dinner will be a 3-course meal presented with local South Australian wines and live music to keep the night rolling. Bring your dancing shoes and favourite Halloween costume to make the most of the night!


  • SPE Members and Partners AUD 140
  • Non-members AUD 180
    • Pre-Drinks: 7:00 pm
    • Dinner: 7:30 pm
    • Dress: Fancy Dress Preferred or Black Tie

Prizes for Best Dressed

McLaren Vale Wine Tour

Friday, 17 October, 1000-1800

McLaren Vale

South Australia is home to numerous world-class wine producing regions.

Join us in exploring the McLaren Vale region, famous for its incredible Shiraz production, after the conference. You will visit multiple wineries and have the opportunity to sample and purchase many of the local offerings.

Tickets for the tour are priced at AUD 50.