• Where is the conference Venue?

    The 27th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics will be held at the Cairns Convention Centre, Sheridan St & Wharf St, Cairns City QLD 4870

    Phone: (07) 4042 4200
  • Is there parking available?

    The Cairns Convention Centre has 239 undercover parking spaces including identified disabled car parking bays. Entrance to our car park is via Sheridan Street and the cost is $5.00 per exit.

  • How do I get to and from the airport to the conference venue/ accommodation?

    Taxi or bus services are available for airport transfers.

    Catching a taxi
    Cairns Taxis provides door to door passenger transport service throughout the Cairns taxi district. As well as the CBD, this covers the coastal area Ellis Beach to the north and south to Wrights Creek, Edmonton.  A taxi fare will be approximately $25 AUD.

    Airport Connect is a bus service offered by Sun Palm Transport linking Cairns Airport with the Translink public transport network at north and southbound Sheridan Street bus stops. For further information, please visit the website for departure times, costs and stops.

    Car Rental
    Rental Car offices are located in the arrivals facility at the northern end of T2 (Domestic Terminal) and in the Arrivals Hall of T1 (International Terminal). Rental car parking is located in the northern end of the T2 (Domestic) carpark.

    The following companies have desks at the airport:

    Budget |budget.com.au
    East Coast |eastcoastcarrentals.com.au
    Redspot |redspot.com.au
    Thrifty | thrifty.com.au
    Rental Cars | rentalcars.com
    Avis | avis.com.au
    Hertz| hertz.com.au

  • Is there security at the conference?

    The members of the conference organising committee and Leishman Associates accept no liability for personal accident of loss or damage suffered by any participant, accompanying person, invited observer or any other person by whatever means. Nor do we accept liability for any equipment or software brought to the conference by delegates, speakers, sponsors or any other party. Please protect your personal property. Do not leave laptops, cameras, and other valuable items unsecured. Be conscious of individuals who appear out of place and do not wear a conference name badge. Advise Leishman Associates staff if this does not occur.

  • Will there be internet/Wi-Fi available at the conference venue?

    Basic Wi-Fi will be provided to all delegates whilst onsite at the conference.

  • What is the dress code for the conference?

    The conference dress code is Smart Casual.

  • Will there be internet/Wi-Fi available at the conference venue?

    Basic Wi-Fi will be provided to all delegates whilst onsite at the conference.
    Network name: CCC Convention

    Password: cairns2018
  • Where do I register?

    The registration desk is located on the Exhibition Level of the Cairns Convention Centre. To view the floor plan, Click Here

  • What time does the registration desk open?

    Wednesday 13 June


    Thursday 14 June


    Friday 15 June



  • What is included in my registration?

    Full Registration – This registration includes attendance at all sessions over 3 days 13 – 15 June 2018. Full registration also includes; one set of Conference proceedings, satchel, name badge, lunches, morning and afternoon refreshments and entry to the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner.

    Full Author Registration – This registration includes attendance at all sessions over 3 days 13 – 15 June 2018. Full registration also includes; one set of Conference proceedings, satchel, name badge, lunches, morning and afternoon refreshments and entry to the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner. All presented papers will be submitted to be published in the IEEE explorer.

    Companion Registration – Companion Registration entitles Guests to attend the social functions including the Welcome Reception, Conference Dinner and 3 lunches.

  • How do I gain entry to the conference sessions?

    It is suggested that delegates arrive at preferred sessions promptly to ensure a seat. If sessions become full then delegates will not be allowed entry. Please wear your name tag for entry into all sessions.

  • How do I know if there have been any changes to the program?

    Any changes to the conference program will be announced by the session chair. You may also check with Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk.

  • How do I know If I am registered for the Conference Dinner?

    Please check your latest Registration Confirmation email, this will list all bookings. If you have misplaced this, you can request a copy by emailing info@ieee-isie2018.org

  • Where and Where are the Social Functions?

    Welcome Reception
    Date                 13 June
    Time                 1800 – 1930
    Location            Outdoor Plaza, Cairns Convention Centre
    Dress code        Smart Causal

    Gala Dinner
    Date                  14 June
    Time                 1830 – 2000
    Location            Halls C&D, Mezzanine Level, Cairns Convention Centre
    Dress code        Smart Casual

  • How do I gain entry to the Gala Dinner?

    All delegates and accompanying partners will be provided with a name badge, which will give you access to all events that are included in your registration or that you have purchased. You may purchase additional tickets for the dinner. Please ensure you bring along your name badge.

  • Can I bring my partner along?

    Yes, you may, at an additional cost. You may purchase additional tickets for the dinner. 

  • I have special dietary requirements – what do I do?

    You must advise the conference managers of any special dietary requirements when you register for the conference. Caterers at each function will be informed of these. During the day, there will be a buffet table offering food suitable for dietary requirements. If you are unsure, please don’t hesitate to ask staff at the registration desk.

    IMPORTANT – If your dietary request relates to a life-threatening allergy, please ensure that you advise the organisers as soon as possible.

  • How do I book my accommodation?

    You must book your accommodation directly through any of the venues listed on the conference website. Please look at the accommodation tab for recommendations. Delegates are encouraged to book in advance as availability closer to the Conference date is not guaranteed.

  • Can I photograph or record the conference sessions?

    Delegates are not permitted to use any type of camera or recording device at any of the sessions unless written permission has been obtained from the relevant speaker & Conference Managers. By registering for this conference, you consent to having your photo taken and used for promotional purposes. This may include Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Conference Website & Email Marketing. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please advise the Registration Desk or let the photographer know.

  • Will copies of the presentations be available after the conference?

    Papers will be made available on the cloud. More information will be sent post conference.

  • I am a speaker, what should I do?

    Please bring your PowerPoint presentation with you when you register. All presentations need to be 16:9 in ratio.

    All speakers should present themselves to the Registration Desk at least two hours prior to their scheduled presentation time. Presentations should be uploaded at the Media Room located at the Exhibition Level.
    Media Room opening hours:

    Wednesday, 13 June     0800 – 1700     
    Thursday, 14 June         0800 – 1730
    Friday, 15 June             0800 – 1730

    Speakers are also requested to assemble in their session room 10 minutes before the commencement of the session if possible, to meet with their session chair and to familiarise themselves with the room and the audio-visual equipment. There will be facilities to test and modify your presentation if required at the Media Room.

    During the break prior to your session, it is highly recommended that speakers go to their room and introduce themselves to the chairperson of their session. Each chairperson will be in their room at least 5 minutes prior to the start of the session.

    You can also check that your presentation is working correctly with the AV technician in the room.

  • I am a session chairperson, what should I do?

    If you are a chairperson, you will receive chairpersons’ guidelines when you register at the registration desk. If you have additional questions, please contact Leishman Associates.

  • I need to cancel my registration, what do I do?

    All refund/cancellations must be received in writing – mail, or email to info@ieee-isie2018.org by 7 May 2018. An administrative fee of US$250 will be deducted from each refund.

    You can modify or cancel your registration using the "Already Registered?" link on the registration site.

  • Disclaimer

    IEEE-ISIE reserve the right to amend or alter any advertised details relating to dates, program and speakers if necessary, without notice, as a result of circumstances beyond their control. All attempts have been made to keep any changes to an absolute minimum.

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