Getting There

The conference will be held at the Rydges World Square Conference Centre, which is centrally located at 389 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000.

It is located in Sydney's Central Business District (CBD) and is accessible by all transport modalities including car, bus, train, and shuttle. 3 train stations (Town Hall, Museum & Central stations) are only a short 10 minute walk and there are many main bus routes along Oxford, Elizabeth & George streets. The conference location is remarkable, a city block packed with trendy shops and many varieties of restaurants and bars. The location offers easy access to Sydney attractions such as Haymarket and Chinatown, the Queen Victoria Building and Pitt Street Mall, Darling Harbour, and the iconic Sydney Harbour foreshore. The conference will be in the main auditorium, the "Grand Ballroom" that accomodates 500 people (see site layout at the bottom), and there are adjacent smaller rooms (ballrooms 1 to 3) that each accomodate over 100 people. There are state of the art audiovisual facilities.
The transport options for visitors arriving at Sydney Airport are discussed here:
In brief:
By train

Sydney Airport is located just 13 minutes by train from the city. Airport Link offers a fast and convenient way to reach the conference venue with trains running approximately every 10 minutes. The train station is located at the northern end of the Sydney Airport international  terminal and is accessible from the Arrivals level; the train also stops at the domestic airport terminal. Exit the train at Town Hall station, or Museum station, then see the attached map for the 10 minute walk to Rydges World Square. It is necessary to purchase an Opal Card from the station. For more information, including fares, maps, timetables and travel planners, see allows you enter your origin,  destination and departure/or arrival time, and provides street and walking maps that show exact bus/train stop locations. 

Airport Shuttle bus

For visitors arriving from Sydney Airport, there are a number of Airport Shuttle buses that service the Town Hall/conference venue area. The shuttle service costs around $16 per person per trip. If you would like to book a shuttle service, please visit
By taxi
A taxi from Sydney Airport to Rydges World Square costs about $49; after 10 pm the price increases to around $56.

Travelling by car

If you would like to book a rental car or limosine, please visit

For locals driving with their own cars, Rydges World Square offers valet parking at a flat rate of $60.00 per day.