The average temperature for Melbourne in September ranges from 10°C (minimum) to 20°C (maximum).
Decimal currency is used in Australia - units are dollars and cents. All major credit cards are widely accepted in Australia.
In the event of industrial disruption the meeting organisers cannot be held responsible for any losses incurred by delegates. The program is correct at the time of printing; however the organisers reserve the right to alter the program, if and as is deemed necessary.
There are three car parks available for visitors to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. For full information and rates click here.
Please provide details of any special diet, special needs or disability assistance required when you register.
A Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 10% applies to all consumer goods and is included in retail prices. All fees are quoted in Australian Dollars and are subject to GST. In some cases the GST is able to be claimed back on exiting the country. Full details can be found here.
Through the generous support of ESSENCE on Health Research, a global research funders initiative hosted at the Special Programme for Research and Training on Tropical Diseases (TDR) of the World Health Organisation, the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) is offering a limited number of travel grants to support research managers from low and middle income countries (LMICs). Click Here for more information, click here to download the application form.
Travel & Health Insurance
The Congress does not provide insurance to delegates. We strongly recommend that you take out insurance policies to cover medical and travel expenses. If necessary, consult your travel agent.
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