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Key dates

Early Bird Registration to 8 April 2011
Standard Registration 9 April 2011





Cairns Convention Centre

Corner Wharf & Sheridan Streets
Cairns, Queensland, Australia 4870
T: +61 (07) 4042 4200 F: +61 (07) 4052 1152

The Cairns Convention Centre is a world class meetings venue in the tropical paradise of Cairns.


Cairns is located in far north Queensland. It is Australia's premier tropical destination boasting a superb climate year round and the only place on earth where two World Heritage-listed areas exist side by side the Great Barrier Reef and Australia's Wet Tropics rainforest.

Registration Desk

The registration desk will be open during the following hours.
Sunday 29 May 3.00pm - 6.00pm
Monday 30 May 7.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 31 May 8.00am - 4.30pm

Trade Display

The trade display will be open during the following hours.
Sunday 29 May 5.00pm - 6.30pm
Monday 30 May 8.90am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 31 May 8.30am - 4.00pm

Social Program

Welcome Reception
Date: Sunday 29 May 2011
Time: 5.00pm - 6.30pm
Venue: Main Foyer Cairns Convention Centre
Dress: Smart casual

Conference Dinner
Date: Monday 30 May 2011
Time: 7.00pm - 11.30pm
Venue: Hilton Cairns 34 Esplanade Cairns
Dress: Cocktail/Lounge Suit

Travel Information

Air Travel

Cairns and Great Barrier Reef region welcomes 2.25 million visitors each year. As Australia's northern gateway, Cairns Airport is serviced by six international airlines and six domestic airlines.


The primary airlines servicing Cairns are Qantas Group via Jetstar brand, Cathay Pacific, Air Niugini, Air New Zealand and Continental Airlines, with direct flights to Cairns originating from:


Domestically, Cairns is serviced by all the major Australian carriers including Virgin Blue and the Qantas Group brands of Qantas and Jetstar operating services to Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin, with onward connecting flights to other destinations.

Qantas and Qantaslink also serve a number of the major destinations directly from Cairns including one of the icons of Australia - Ayers Rock.

Skytrans operates services to regional areas within Queensland and there are a large number of local charter companies providing fast, regular service both to remote regional areas and to the Great Barrier Reef.


Cairns city is compact and easy to navigate, with most local facilities and attractions within easy walking distance.

Public Transport

The public bus system, Sunbus, services the city, suburbs and beaches including Palm Cove which is a 30-minute drive from the city. Sunbus:


Taxis are readily available in Cairns. Cairns Airport is a 10 minute drive from the city centre which costs approximately $20. Black & White Cabs: Phone 131 008


The months between May and October is the dry season which is the ideal weather to visit Cairns. The maximum temperature during May is 29 degrees centigrade and the minimum 19 degrees centigrade.

Visa/Passport Requirements

A valid passport is required for entry into Australia. All travellers to Australia must obtain a visa or electronic travel authority (ETA) before travelling to Australia, with the exception of New Zealand citizens travelling on New Zealand passports. The Australian Visitor Visa may be obtained by mail or in person from the nearest Australian High Commission, Embassy or Consulate. In some countries, travel agents can issue the visa. Travellers may be issued with either a visa in their passport or an electronic visa, depending on the country of origin and the passport/nationality of the traveller. It is the responsibility of the delegate to ensure that they hold the required documentation before arriving in Australia.

Please note that applications for visas must be submitted at least 6 weeks prior to the date of travel. We strongly recommend making an early application for a visa.

For further information, please visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship website at:


Take the time to experience the many wonderful and spectacular attractions surrounding Cairns.

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is a World Heritage site with the largest coral reef system stretching 2600km and regarded as one of the seven wonders of the world.

Cairns Skyrail Kuranda

Kuranda Scenic Railway

Cairns Tropical Zoo

The Daintree Forest

Hartleys Crocodile Adventures


Visit Cairns Dining ( for a complete guide of restaurants on the waterfront along the Esplanade, The Pier Marketplace and throughout the CBD.


Cairns comes alive with the popular Cairns Night Markets located on the Esplanade. Open daily from 6.00pm.

The Cairns Mud Market is a craft market hand made products and natural organic produce. Open Saturday and Sunday from 9.00am - 3.00pm located at the Pier Marketplace.

The Cairns Esplanade Market is open every Saturday between 8.00am - 5.00pm. The market showcases local, quality stalls selling contemporary jewellery, woodcraft, leather work, pottery, airbrush tattoos, clothes, skincare, much needed relaxing massage stalls, and so much more.