VUV14 - General Information
|All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars.|
Welcome to Cairns
City flair meets friendly, tropical Australian style, the rainforest meets
the reef, and, above all, everything about this superb destination
meets and exceeds your expectations. Welcome to Cairns and the Great
Barrier Reef region - the destination away from the hustle and bustle
of metropolitan centres.
The Cairns Convention Centre is a world-class meetings venue in the
tropical paradise of Cairns, fringed by the Great Barrier Reef and
World Heritage Rainforest.
Sheridan St (cnr Wharf St) CAIRNS
Telephone +61 7 4042 4200
No smoking policy
Smoking is prohibited inside the Cairns Convention Centre.
The Conference Registration Desk will be situated in the foyer of the
Cairns Convention Centre and staffed as follows:
|Sunday 18 July||4:00pm – 6.00pm|
|Monday 19 July||7.30am – 7.00pm|
|Tuesday 20 July||8.00am – 5.00pm|
|Wednesday 21 July||8.00am – 5.00pm|
|Thursday 22 July||8.00am – 5.00pm|
|Friday 23 July||8.00am – 11.45am|
Transport to and from the Airport
The Conference venue is approximately 15 minutes by taxi from the Cairns
International and Domestic Airport. The cost will
be approximately $A15.00.
Black & White Cairns may be contacted on telephone 131 008.
Alternatively, the Cairns International and Domestic Airport offer a
shuttle service operated by Australia Coach, which can transport
people to most hotels and the city centre.
|Cost:|| One way $A7.00 for adults. Children
under 14 are free.|
|Frequency:|| Buses are available at the arrival of each flight.|
Major rental companies are represented at the airport and in Cairns. Reservations prior to your arrival are recommended.
Please note: July is the peak tourist season in Cairns and you MUST book
your accommodation early.
A block booking of accommodation has been reserved at nearby properties in
Cairns for VUV14.
Further details are on the Accommodation page and bookings should be
made on the Registration and Accommodation
All bookings, alterations or cancellations should be made to the
Conference Secretariat. Please do not contact the hotels directly.
All the major Australian Banks have branches open between 9.30am – 4.00
pm from Monday to Thursday and 9.00am – 5.00 pm on Fridays.
The Cairns Convention Centre car park is by way of coin operated boom
gates with a per entry fee of $A3.00. Access to the car park is via
Sheridan Street entry. The car park is open Monday to Friday and on
weekends if an event is held at the Centre.
Delegates shall be regarded in every aspect as carrying their own risk
or injury to person or property, including baggage during the
Conference. We strongly recommend that at the time of booking your
travel and tours you take out a travel insurance policy of your
choice. The policy taken should include the loss of deposit through
cancellation, medical insurance, loss or damage to personal property,
financial loss incurred through disruptions to accommodation or
travel arrangements due to strikes or other industrial action. The
organisers are in no way responsible for any claims concerning
In the event of industrial disruptions, the Conference and the organisers
accept no responsibility.
In registering for this Conference, relevant details will be
incorporated into a delegate list for the benefit of all delegates,
and may be made available to parties directly related to the
Conference including Consec – Conference Management, the
Conference Organising Committee, venues and accommodation providers
(for the purpose of room bookings and Conference options and parties
associated with organising the XIV International Conference on
Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation Physics 2004).
Consec – Conference Management
PO Box 3127
BMDC ACT 2617 Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6251 0675
Facsimile: +61 2 6251 0672
We endeavour to ensure delegates with special needs are catered for.
Should you require particular assistance, please make a note on your
registration form or contact the Conference Secretariat by
fax: +61 2 6251 0672 or email: email@example.com
The Conference registration information is correct at the time of printing.
However, the organisers reserve the right to change the information where
necessary without notice.