Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be available during the congress and is included in registration fees where indicated. Please ensure you note any dietary requirements when completing your registration.

Dress Code

The dress code for the congress is smart casual.

Name Badges

Please ensure you always wear your name badge during the congress as this will allow you to enter sessions and functions. You will not be allowed to participate in the congress without your name badge.

Parking at the Conference Centre

Time Zone

Cairns is on Australian Eastern Standard time: UTC + 10 hours.


Daytime temperatures usually reach 27°C (80.6°F) in Cairns in May with moderate heat and humidity, falling to 19°C (66.2°F)  at night.

Getting Here

Cairns Airport

The distance between Cairns Convention Centre and Cairns Airport (CNS) is 6 km

Airport Transfers

Please click on the Cairns Airport link for information on airport transfers.


To book a taxi, please contact one of the following:

Cairns Taxis

131008 - Australia Wide Taxis

Car Rental

A variety of car rental services are available at Cairns Airport.  Please refer to the Cairns Airport website link for further information.