International Sculpture Center

   



Sponsored in part by: Richard & Christine Didsbury, Brick Bay Wines & Sculpture Trail, Alan Gibbs and The Farm, John and Jo Gow and Connells Bay Sculpture Park, Auckland Art Gallery, Trevor and Jan Farmer

About the Symposium

What is the target audience for this event?
Will there be optional activities or tours available?
Can I bring a companion to social activities?
Who can bring a companion to the symposium?
Can I bring multiple companions?
What else is there to do in Auckland?
Where are symposium events being held?
Is there an age attendees must be to attend?
Do I need to be an ISC member?
Where do I find the member number?
What is the symposium press policy?

Registration:

What is included in my registration fee?
Will On-Site registration be available?
Can I register a spouse or colleague using my membership?
How can I register a companion for assistance due to a disability?
How can my companion and I pay for our registrations together?
Does my companion have to register at the same time as me?
Can I modify my registration?

Travel:

Are there any travel discounts available?
Is there anyone who can help me make travel plans?

Cancellation Policy


What is your cancellation policy?


About the symposium:

What is the target audience for this event?
Content will be geared towards collectors, curators and patrons, artists, arts administrators, and museum professionals.

Will there be optional activities or tours available?
Optional activities and tours are available. Please see our Activities Page for more details. Additional fees apply.

Can I bring a companion to programming and social activities?
Registered ISC Member symposium attendees may purchase one companion ticket. This ticket allows your companion to attend all the Opening Night Reception, trip to The Farm, gallery hops, receptions and events. Your registered companion may also purchase tickets for optional tours. More details on optional tours available on the Activities Page.

Who can bring a companion to the symposium?
You must be an ISC Member to bring a companion to the symposium.

Can I bring multiple companions?
No. ISC Members are permitted to bring one (1) companion the symposium. This will be monitored, and multiple companions registered under the same confirmation number will be unregistered from the symposium.

What else is there to do in Auckland?
So much! Please refer to the Auckland page of our website for link to tourism sites and more information.

Where are symposium events being held?
The symposium panels and keynotes will be at the Auckland Art Gallery and The Farm. Social events, trips and tours are being planned for other venues in the Auckland area.

Is there an age limit attendees must be to attend?
ISC symposiums are adult, professional meetings and attendees must be at least 18 years of age to attend any activities.

Do I need to be an ISC member?
No, you do not need to be an ISC member to attend. However, members do receive discounted registration fees. To get the member rate you must enter your membership number when you register for the symposium. Your membership must be current through October 31, 2012. Not a member yet? Click here to join.

Where do I find the member number?
You can find your member number on your magazine label; it is the 5-digit number located in red box on the left, as pictured below, or you can contact the membership department at membership@sculpture.org or 609.689.1051 ext. 301.





What is the symposium press policy?
As a policy, the ISC does not extend press passes to attend entire events such as symposiums or galas.

The ISC will consider requests for a member of the press to attend portions of an event such as a specific panel or awards portion of an event, however the press person must follow the following guidelines:
  1. Request to attend the event must be submitted in writing. Request must include specific event they want to attend (panel name, etc). Requests must be received 30 days prior to event date.
  2. Press person must provide details of the piece/project they are working on including name of the publication, article title/theme, and anticipated date of publication.
  3. Requests will only be considered by reputable, verifiable media sources. Freelance reporters must provide an indication of targeted publications or previously published articles.
  4. Press person may not take the seat of a paying attendee in a sold-out event and must understand that press may be restricted to "standing room only".
  5. Each publication approved will be allowed no more than 2 press passes for the event. In most cases only one pass will be approved.
  6. If request is approved reporters are required to send ISC a copy of the published article within 60 days of publication.
Please submit press pass requests by email to Erin Gautsche, symposium and Events Manager at erin@sculpture.org.

Registration:

What is included in my registration fee?
Registration includes admission to all panels and keynotes, lunch each day, evening parties, openings, and gallery hops, the Opening Reception at the Auckland Art Gallery on, on February 11, 2013, and Finale Party on Saturday, February 15th, 2012.

Will there be a student rate for this symposium?
No. There will not be a student rate for this symposium.

Will on-site registration be available?
On-Site registration will not be available for the symposium .

Can I register a spouse or colleague using my membership?
Your member number may only be used once, with the exception of University Level Members (who may send use the member number for three members of the University’s faculty) or Associate Level Members (who may use the member number for up to three staff members or volunteers). Attendees must use their own member numbers to register as a member. This will be monitored, and attendees who register using member IDs that are not their own may be disqualified from receiving the member rate.

How can I register a companion for assistance due to a disability?
If you would like to register an assistant for the symposium, please call or email the ISC Events Department, (609) 689-1051 ext. 302, events@sculpture.org.

Travel:

Are there any travel discounts available?
Yes, please take advantage of the flight discount by Air New Zealand. The ISC is also working to arrange discounted hotel rooms for symposium attendees. To take advantage of these fantastic discounts, see the Travel Page.

For assistance in planning your travel to Auckland and any additional New Zealand travel after the Symposium, you are welcome to contact the ISCís local New Zealand travel liaison, Jude Earles. She will be happy to help you make additional travel plans throughout New Zealand. Jude can be reached at meet@corporatevenues.co.nz or by phone at (+64) 021 1650355.

CANCELLATION POLICY

What is your cancellation policy?
Cancellations must be submitted in writing before January 8, 2013 and are subject to a $125 cancellation fee. No refunds will be offered for cancellations received after January 8, 2012. All approved refunds will be issued within 3 business days of request to original paid credit card. Registrations paid by check will be refunded via check .

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