Travel

CONFERENCE VENUE

We are thrilled to be hosting IIeX Asia-Pacific at the University of New South Wales. As a leading research institution, the UNSW its constantly pushing boundaries that result in progressive innovation.

IIeX will take place in the Scientia Building on the UNSW Kensington Campus. Completed in 2000 and described as “the jewel in the University’s crown”, the John Niland Scientia Building is a modern space used principally for conferences and receptions.

Scientia BuildingLeighton Hall

GETTING TO AND FROM UNSW

View the campus map here

Coach Transport provided by AMSRS!

AMSRS will be providing transportation by a coach to and from the venue at UNSW at several times each day. The bus will pick attendees up at two locations in the Central Business District, and take them directly to UNSW, the event venue. At the end of each day, the coach will take attendees from the venue back to the pick-up points in the CBD. This transport is complimentary to all IIeX attendees, courtesy of AMSRS. 

The AMSRS Coach Transport will arrive and depart from Gate 11 at the following times:

Day 1: Thursday Dec 4th    

[Pickup at 7:30AM] Travelodge Wynyard: 7-9 York St, Sydney

[Pickup at 7:30AM] Mercure Sydney: 818 George Street, Sydney

[Arrival at 8:15AM] John Niland Scientia Building: University of NSW, Kensington, Gate 11

[Depart at 6:30PM] John Niland Scientia Building: University of NSW, Kensington, Gate 11 

Day 2: Friday Dec 5th

[Pickup at 7:30AM] Travelodge Wynyard: 7-9 York St, Sydney

[Pickup at 7:40AM] Mercure Sydney: 818 George Street, Sydney

[Arrival at 8:15AM] John Niland Scientia Building: University of NSW, Kensington, Gate 11

[Depart at 6:00PM] John Niland Scientia Building: University of NSW, Kensington, Gate 11


Traveling by Car:

1) Uber 

Download the Uber application, and request a private car for immediate pick-up to your location.

2) GoTaxi

Download the GoTaxi application, and request a taxi for immediate pick-up to your location.

3) Driving directions from CBD

Take the Eastern Distributor toward the airport

Take the Bondi/Randwick exit, using the Randwick lane, onto Anzac Parade

Turn left onto Alison Road at the fifth traffic light

Turn right onto Botany Street at the fifth traffic light

Cross the High Street intersection and take the first right turn into Gate 11

4) Driving Directions from airport

Follow the signs to the Eastern Distributor and take it toward the city

Take the Randwick exit

Take the first right turn onto Dacey Avenue

Cross the Anzac Parade intersection and continue on Alison Road

Turn right onto Botany Street at the fifth traffic light

Cross the High Street intersection and take the first right turn into Gate 11


Public Transit:

1) Bus from CBD

Buses to the Kensington campus are listed on the UNSW website or you can visit www.transportnsw.info, or phone the Transport Infoline on 131 500.

2) Train from CBD

Go to Bondi Junction railway station and take the number 400 bus to UNSW Kensington campus.

3) Bus from Airport

Take the number 400 bus from the domestic or international terminals to UNSW Kensington campus.

Click here for more details on getting to the Scientia Building.

 


 ACCOMMODATIONS

We have negotiated direct booking links with the following hotels. Please keep in mind that space is limited at all of these hotels, and rooms book up fast – so make your reservation as soon as possible.

The 2 hotels are:

Mercure Sydney (****)
ADDRESS:
 818-820 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
TEL+61 2 9217 6666

Rates from $220-260. Call the hotel directly and reference the booking code #GB031214.

Travelodge Wynyard (****)
ADDRESS: 7-9 York St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
TEL+61 2 9274 1222

 Rates from $169. Call the hotel directly and reference the “UNSW Conference“.


VISA INFORMATION

Unless you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, you will need a visa to enter Australia. New Zealand passport holders can apply for a visa upon arrival in the country. All other passport holders must apply for a visa before leaving home.