XIV International Conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation Physics

About Cairns

VUV14 - Social Program

Welcome Reception

Date:Monday 19 July 2004
Time:5:30pm - 7:00pm
Venue:Cairns Convention Centre
Cost: Included in the full, student, and accompanying person registration fees.
Additional tickets are also available at $A60.00 per person

Conference Dinner

Date:Wednesday 21 July 2004
Time:7:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue:Cairns International Hotel
Cost:Included in the full, student, and accompanying person registration fees.
Additional tickets are also available at $A110.00 per person

Public Lecture (details)

Title:Australia, the land of things that bite, sting and kill! Is it really that bad?
Speaker:Jamie Seymour
Date:Tuesday 20 July 2004
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue:Cairns Convention Centre
Cost:Free

Conference Outings

Book tours using the Registration form
Location Map
Option 1: Green Island Tour
Date:Friday 23 July 2004
Time:11:45am (meet at the Registration Desk), arrive back at approximately 5:30pm
Venue:Green Island Tour
Cost:$A115.00 (Includes lunch. Drinks are not included and you will need to purchase these at your own expense from the bar)
Minimum Numbers:100 people
 
Enjoy a day out at Green Island to experience tropical island paradise. Experience the boat ride from Cairns to Green Island with lunch upon arrival. Once there, choose from an array of activities including, snorkeling, a guided nature walk, a view of the reef under water in a glass bottom boat and access to the resort swimming pool (all the above activities are inclusive in the cost of $A115.00). There are many other optional activities available too, at a cost.
Green Island Image
Option 2: Skyrail to Kuranda and Rainforest Tour
Date:Friday 23 July 2004
Time:11:45am (meet at the Registration Desk), arrive back at approximately 5:00pm
Venue:Skyrail to Kuranda/Rainforest
Cost:$A104.00 (Does not include meals or drinks. Meals and drinks will need to be purchased at your own expense)
 
Travel over the rainforest by Skyrail to Kuranda, a small village located in the Atherton Tablelands. Delegates will have a chance to visit the Kuranda Koala Gardens, Birdworld and the Butterfly Sanctuary. Or, why not take the Rainforest River Boat Cruise for a scenic tour of the area. The above activities are all inclusive in the cost of $104.00.
Green Island Image

Great Barrier Reef Tour
Date:Saturday 24 July 2004
Time:9:45am (meet at the Conference Centre), arrive back at approximately 5:15pm
Venue:The Great Barrier Reef
Cost:$A162.00 (Includes hot and cold buffet lunch. Drinks are not included and you will need to purchase these at your own expense)
 
Begin the day by traveling out to the Great Barrier Reef by a fast catamaran with morning tea/coffee. Once at the Reef, choose from an array of activities including coral viewing from the reef viewer, experience snorkeling or take a look at the underwater observatory. (All the above activities are inclusive in the cost of $162.00)
Green Island Image

Accompanying Person Activities

In addition to the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner, an Official Morning Tea is included in the accompanying person registration fee. This is intended to enable accompanying persons to meet and perhaps plan further activities.

Accompanying persons are also welcome to join the delegates on the optional Conference Outings on the afternoon of Friday, 23 July and Saturday, 24 July, having purchased additional tickets.

Further activities are at the discretion of the accompanying persons. Staff members from Destination Cairns will be onsite at the Convention Centre each morning to advise and make bookings for various Social Activities.

Accompanying-Person Morning Tea
Date:Tuesday 20 July 2004
Time:am
Venue:Radisson Plaza
Cost:Included in accompanying-person registration fee
Conference Sponsors: DEST logo Victorian Government ANU logo Australian Synchrotron Program Coherent Scientific logo Lambda Physik logo Elsevier logo
  AIP logo OSA logo
US Airforce US Army Research Office
Office of Naval Research Danfysik logo Ian Potter Foundation logo Hindmarsh logo