General Information


The Esplanade Hotel Fremantle is a wheelchair accessible venue with lifts and amenities.

First Aid

If you require first aid please contact any of the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle staff or the registration desk for assistance.

Public Transport and Parking

Airport to city shuttle services
Bus shuttle services are available from Perth airport to the city. A one-way trip from the domestic and international terminal cost $38 per person.


Taxi ranks are located outside both terminals, and commissionaires are available to assist you during peak movement periods. As a general guide, the following fees apply for taxis travelling from:

Domestic terminal to Fremantle: From $55
International terminal to Fremantle: From $60


Secure valet parking is available for $35 per day or self-park for just $25 per day.


All communication with registered delegates will be by email. If you register and do not receive a confirmation either by email within five working days please contact the Encanta Event Management by phone on +61 8 9389 1488 or email:


Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that all delegates take out their own travel and medical insurance prior to coming to the meeting. The policy should include loss of fees/ deposit through cancellation of your participation in the meeting, or through cancellation of the meeting itself, loss of airfares for any reason, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property, additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. Neither the meeting secretariat nor the organising committee will take any responsibility for any participant failing to insure. Please speak to your travel agent or airline in regard to this matter.


Please advise the Conference Organiser’s either via the registration form or in writing should you wish for them to make alternative arrangements on your behalf.

Please Note: dietary requirements received less than 72 hours prior to the event cannot be guaranteed.


Please be advised that a Conference photographer will be photographing Conference gatherings and sessions.


The information provided on the website is correct at time of publishing. The Organisers reserve the right to amend the program as circumstances dictate.


In the event of industrial disruption or other unforeseen circumstances the host, the Conference Organising Committee and Encanta Event Management accept no responsibility for loss of monies incurred by delay or cancellation.

Car Rental

Budget: 13 27 27
Hertz: 13 30 39
Avis: 13 63 33

Smoking Policy

The West Australian Government imposes a strict no smoking policy in venues, restaurants, bars and shopping centres in Perth.

Key Dates

August 2018
Call for Symposia Opens

September 2018
Call for Symposia Closes

December 2018 
Early Bird Registration opens

22 February 2019 
Call for Abstracts Closes

Mid - April 2019
Abstract Outcomes

30 April 2019
Early Bird Registration closes

7 – 11 July 2019