Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Centrally located only 500 metres from the white sands of Broadbeach, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is Australia’s largest regional convention centre. In addition to being linked to the Conrad Jupiters hotel and casino complex, an abundant range of accommodation options are within walking distance of the centre. The Gold Coast is only a one hour flight from Sydney and a two hour flight from Melbourne airports. Transfer options from Brisbane include regular coach and Airtrain rail services. The Gold Coast airport at Coolangatta is located a short 20 minute drive south of the centre.
The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre’s car park entrance is at the northern end of the building, accessible from traffic lights off the Gold Coast Highway and the main driveway off TE Peters Drive. Undercover parking is available at a cost.
Gold Coast Airport
The Gold Coast Airport is located to the south at Coolangatta. Domestic and some international flights operate in and out of the Gold Coast airport. Broadbeach is approximately a 20 minute drive from the airport. For details visit: www.goldcoastairport.com.au
Brisbane International Airport
The Brisbane Airport International & Domestic terminals are situated north east of the city centre. Broadbeach is about a 1hour 15minute drive south from Brisbane Airport on the M1 Motorway. Shuttle buses run between Brisbane Airport and the Gold Coast. For details visit: www.bne.com.au. The Airtrain rail service also links to stations at the Gold Coast. For details visit: www.airtrain.com.au
If you require disability-specific facilities, please notify the Secretariat by indicating this on your registration form.
A smart casual dress code applies for all conference sessions and social functions.
It is strongly recommended that delegates take out adequate medical, travel and personal insurance before travelling.
In the event of industrial disruption or other unforeseen circumstances, the conference organisers accept no responsibility for loss of monies incurred by delegates.
The wearing of identification badges is mandatory and will be required for admission to all sessions, the exhibition and conference social functions.
No smoking policy
Delegates should be aware that smoking is not allowed in public buildings and many hotels and restaurants throughout Australia, including the conference venue.