Venue / Hotel Info

The conference will be held in 169 Macquarie St Parramatta (on level 9),  Parramatta City Campus, Western Sydney University.

Address:

169 Macquarie St Parramatta
Parramatta City Campus
Parramatta, Sydney, Australia

Please check more information about the Campus here.

How to Get to Parramatta

By Public Transport

If you are flying in to Sydney, you come to Parramatta by train. To do so you may need to take a train to Central Station (Airport Line), then change platforms at Central Station and take a train to Parramatta – see the following link for more details http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/explore/getting-around/public-transport

Tickets for public transport need to be purchased before getting onto busses, trains and many ferries. It is best to get the Opal Card https://www.opal.com.au/en/about-opal/opal_for_visitors/They can be purchased from many newsagencies, Coles and Woolworths stores (these are two main supermarkets). Opal Card apps are available and cards can easily be topped up with the credit cards. Alternatively, they can also be topped up at the stores.

By Taxi

Marked taxi stand is just outside the airport terminal buildings of both international and domestic terminals.

Driving

Conference location does not have the car park. Parking is available at locations nearby.

For rates please check the websites for: Secure Parking – City Centre, Parramatta; Secure Parking Valentine Avenue car park and Westfield Parramatta.

Ferry

If you are planning to go to Sydney CBD or are staying at the CBD you may like to take a scenic route to or from Parramatta – http://www.beyondthewharf.com.au/route/parramatta-river/

Shops

If you require any goods during your stay, Westfield Parramatta https://www.westfield.com.au/parramatta  is just next to the conference venue. There you will find supermarkets, chemists, medical centre and a variety of local and international brand stores.

Hotel Information

The organization suggests the following hotels below. Participants should check each hotel website for more information and make the room reservation directly with the hotel.

Hotel Name Stars Distance to the Conference Venue (km)
Western Sydney University Village Parramatta N/A 2
Mercure Sydney Parramatta 4 1,5
Rydges Hotel Parramatta 4 2
Waldorf Parramatta Apartment Hotel 4 2,1
Novotel Sydney Parramatta 4 0,85
Parkroyal Parramatta 4 0,50
Mantra Parramatta 4 0,60
SKYE Hotel Suites Parramatta 5 0,55
Waldorf Apartments Parramatta N/A 2,2