Conference

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CONFERENCE LOCATION

The conference will be held in the CSU Convention Centre

COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE BUS RUN

A complimentary bus service will run from Wagga’s CBD to the conference venue each morning and evening.

The bus will stop and pickup from the locations below. (Download map)

The morning departure times will be as follows:

8.00 am          The Lawson Motor Inn 117-121 Tarcutta St, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

8.05 am          Quest Apartments, 69 Gurwood Street, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

8.10 am           Wagga RSL Club Motel 156 Kincaid St, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

The evening schedule will depart the conference venue at 5.15 pm each day and drop off at each of the locations listed above in reverse order to the morning pickup.

Shuttle bus inquiries:  0403 871 872

Taxis 02 6921 4242, http://www.waggataxis.com.au/, and Uber are available for transport between Wagga Wagga airport, town locations and the conference venue at Charles Sturt University.

Who is the primary contact person for the conference?
Please direct all enquires to Dan Waters at dawaters@csu.edu.au, +61 2 69332161 or 0403 871 872

Where is the Wagga Wagga restaurant precinct?
In common with many country towns, the majority of Wagga’s restaurants are found on the main street, Baylis St. The older section of Wagga’s main street, Fitzmaurice St, is also home to several restaurants and pubs, all within walking distance of each other. If you can’t find a suitable restaurant on the main street, restaurants on some of the side streets may be more to your liking.

Where is the Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga campus and the conference venue?
Charles Sturt University (CSU) is situated on the north-western edge of Wagga Wagga. The conference will be held in the CSU Convention Centre

What is Wagga Wagga like?
Wagga Wagga has a population of 65,000 making it the largest inland city in New South Wales. Charles Sturt University along with the Army and Airforce training centres make Wagga Wagga a significant centre of education. Wagga Wagga is also a thriving service centre for a range of agricultural industries beyond grain including meat and wool.

What weather can I expect in Wagga Wagga?
The average daytime temperature in the second week of September is 17oC and the night time temperature is 5oC. On average, 10 of 30 days in September will be cloudy with more than 1 mm of rain falling on 7 of these days.

I have a car: where do I park, do I have to pay?
Car parking on the CSU campus is free. Car parks appear in grey on the CSU campus map.

Where is the student night?
The student night will be at the Que Bar, 109 Baylis St, Wagga Wagga.

Where is the welcome reception?
The welcome reception will be at  the Charles Sturt University Convention Centre.

Where is the conference dinner?
The conference dinner will be at Magpies Nest, a restaurant which is close by and between the conference venue and the Wagga Wagga town centre.

What is the dress code?
Dress code for the conference and dinner is smart casual.

Where will I put my poster?
The posters will be share a room with the trade displays in the Charles Sturt University conference centre.