XIV International Conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation Physics

About Cairns

VUV14 - Location and Venue


Cairns is located in tropical North Queensland, in the north-eastern corner of the Australian continent. With its mountain backdrop and ocean views, Cairns is world-renowned for its pristine natural beauty and attractions such as the Great Barrier Reef and World-Heritage-listed rainforests. Cairns is serviced by an international airport and has regular direct flights from many Asian and Pacific locations


The conference will be held in the Cairns Convention Centre, located in the heart of Cairns and close to major hotels. This purpose-built centre, opened in July 1996, has been voted as one of the world's top ten international convention centres.

Poster Displays

Poster displays will be located in Halls C and D of the Convention Centre.

Trade Exhibition

The Trade exhibition will be located in Halls C and D of the Convention Centre, co-located with the Posters and morning/afternoon teas. If you plan to exhibit refer to the Invitation to exhibit page. For further enquires, please contact Savita Khiani at the VUV14 Conference Secretariat on +61 2 6152 0675, facsimile +61 2 6251 0672 or email: vuv14@anu.edu.au

Exhibition Days:

Monday 19 July
Tuesday 20 July
Wednesday 21 July
Thursday 22 July


Cairns has a typical tropical climate, with really only two distinct seasons. "Winter" begins in May and runs through to November. It is the dry season, a time of usually idyllic weather, with sunsine, low humidity, little rain and fresh breezes. Temperatures range from 16C to 25C.
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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