Conference Information

Who runs the WorkSmart Conference?

The WorkSmart Conference is run by QUT Conferences, a unit within the Division of Research and Commercialisation at Queensland University of Technology. QUT Conferences has run the WorkSmart Conference for over two decades. We aim to provide a stimulating and challenging environment for our delegates to expand their skills and grow.

Who can attend?

The WorkSmart Conference is open to all office professionals, male and female, working in both the private and public sectors. Most delegates are office professionals who are wanting to gain new skills and learn the tools to help them become the best office professional they can be.

Why should I attend?

Need more information for your supervisor? Click here for a printable summary of the benefits of attending WorkSmart 2017.

Registration Information

How do I register?

Registration is now closed. Please email if you would like to register.

I only want to attend one day of the conference, is that possible?

Yes, one-day conference registration is available. Please note that your registration is only valid for the sessions on that day, the conference dinner is not included for a day registration.

How do I register as a group?

You are able to register as a group using the online registration system, there are three options to choose from:

  • Single Attendee
  • Group registration for 2-4 Attendees
  • Group Registration for 5-10 Attendees

If there is more than 5 attendee registering, a discounted rate will automatically be calculated.

Payment Options

We accept Visa and Mastercard credit cards for payment of registration fees.

Unfortunately, we do no accept AMEX.

QUT STAFF: A QUT Corporate Card cannot be used to pay registration fees. Please complete the registration process and select the QUT Staff Only payment option. You will then be prompted to enter the journal account details.

Venue Information

Where is the Conference being held?

The conference is being held at Mercure Gold Coast Resort located at 64 Palm Meadows Drive, Carrara.

Can I park at the Mercure for free?

There is ample free parking onsite. All accommodations rooms are within walking distance form the car park, conference venue, restaurant and conference dinner.

I have a dietary requirement, how will I be catered for?

During online registration, please advise us of any dietary requirements you have. The QUT conferences team and venue staff will be able to assist you during meal breaks.

If you have already registered and wish to add dietary requirements, please email