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ACEM Winter Symposium 2023 will include networking opportunities through an engaging social program. The major social events are outlined below. 

Welcome Reception

Date: Tuesday 18 July 2023
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Location: Honeysuckle Hotel, Lee Wharf C, Lot 31 C/Lot Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300
Cost: The Welcome Reception is included in the price of all full face-to-face Symposium registrations. Additional tickets are $90.00

Join us at the first event of the Symposium and enjoy an evening of networking with colleagues and enjoy some local drinks and canapes.





Gala Dinner

Date: Thursday 20 July 2023
Time: 7.00pm – 11.00pm
Location: Newcastle City Hall, 290 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300
Theme: The Art of Medicine
Dress Code: Smart casual with a splash of colour
Cost: The Gala Dinner is included for ACEM Fellow and Trainee registration categories. Additional tickets are $175.00 each.

To make this event truly unique, we invite you to dress according to your favourite colour palette. Whether it’s bold and vivid shades, soft pastel tones, or the classic neutrals, wear your own colours and enjoy the night!

We look forward to a delightful evening of beautiful artwork, excellent cuisine with varied food stations on offer, live music and inspired conversations.


Take the opportunity to explore Newcastle during your time off from the conference. We have shortlisted some exciting tours below.



Drink & Draw | Life Drawing Class at LEDA Gallery

Date: Wednesday 19 July 2023
7.00pm – 8.30pm
Meeting Point: Leda Gallery, 2 & 3 / 850 Hunter Street, Newcastle West, NSW 2302
Price: $100

The Drink & Draw Session by LEDA is an immersive experience, based around classic nude life drawing subjects, navigating through an array of mediums and techniques.

Savour an evening of art and atmosphere with delicious refreshments and a glass of wine.

The session is designed to suit beginners, or those more adept. Guided by one of our experienced artists we provide all the equipment and help you may need.

LEDA endeavours to create a considered, respectful, supportive, and inspiring environment with a comforting aesthetic and ambience, to revel your creativity.