Brisbane is a modern, dynamic destination with a youthful spirit, great convention and meeting facilities and an appealing range of leisure activities. In one neat package Brisbane embodies the great Australian destination. From the world-class infrastructure to the excellent transport systems to the global reputation for innovative and emerging industries to the immense options for pre and post touring and partner programs, Brisbane is a destination built for business events. Friendly, engaging, clean and safe, Brisbane is also a destination where people are a priority. This is a city where government and industry work together to support conventions, conferences and exhibitions. That means that across the city, from hotel lobbies to restaurants to retail outlets, your delegates will be welcomed and embraced into the community.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) is a world-class purpose-built venue renowned for its operational and service excellence. The Centre is located at South Bank, a unique urban cultural and entertainment precinct in the heart of Brisbane. All conference sessions will be held here. It is a purpose-built centre to provide superb flexibility and versatility under one roof.

The centre offers many benefits to attendees from state-of-the-art audio visual, through to complimentary wireless access for all conference delegates.

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Queensland University of Technology

Components of the conference will take place at the Gardens Point Campus the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) campus, which is close to the city centre, overlooking the Brisbane River, Southbank Parklands and the City Botanic Gardens.


Brisbane has a wide variety of accommodation available, generally in the city itself or along the Southbank Parklands. Most of this accommodation is within walking distance of BCEC . In addition to hotel-style accommodation, there are many apartment buildings that offer 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments that can be shared by students.

More information on accommodation options can be found on the accommodation page.