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Draft Program
Note: the program is subject to change without notice.




























Concurrent sessions
Details of the concurrent sessions can be found here.

Lady Jane's Salon
Lady Jane's Salon provides guests the opportunity to meet, mingle, read aloud and discuss great romance reads in a free-flowing forum. The Salon will be held on the Terrace, Level 2 at the Mercure Hotel, Brisbane on Friday 1 March from 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm. Entry is included in the Welcome Reception ticket, however all guests attending the Salon are asked to bring a gently used book to be donated, with all proceeds going to Youngcare.  You can find out more here.

Welcome reception
The welcome reception will be held on the Terrace, Level 2 at the Mercure Hotel, Brisbane on Friday 1 March from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm.

Awards dinner
The awards dinner, including presentation of the 2012 Australian Romance Readers Awards, will be held on Saturday 2 March in the Chelsea Ballroom at the Mercure Hotel, Brisbane from 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm.  Detail of costs for the social functions can be found on the registration page.

Book-signing event
The book-signing event at ARRC2013 is on the Saturday (2 March), running from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm. It will be held in the Terrace Rooms at the Mercure Hotel. Tickets for the signing are also now on sale. Entry is free for ARRC2013 delegates. There will be a $10 entry fee for members of the general public ($7.50 for ARRA members). ARRA members who are attending the signing only should be sure to bring their membership card with them, so they can buy a ticket at the discounted rate.


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