Local Information


Registration Check-In

Registration will open at the Welcome Function at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery (UWA) on the evening of Sunday 23 June from 17:30-19:00. Registration will also be available from 08:00 on Monday 24 June, Tuesday 25 June (University Club, UWA) and Thursday 27 June (Curtin).

Workshops - Registration Required

Delegates who would like to attend the workshops that are running as part of the concurrent sessions are required to register. Registration will be restricted based on room capacities so we recommend you register early to secure your spot. To register for a workshop please follow the links below.


Winter is currently upon us in Perth, with day time averages around 19°C (66°F) with a range of around 14-24°C (57-75°F) and night time minimums around 9°C (48°F), but this may drop to around 2-3°C some nights (35-37°F). You should expect some rain and wind and we would recommend packing a waterproof jacket and umbrella. Follow the IATUL Twitter channel for daily weather forecasts.

Conference App

You will soon receive a separate email regarding access to the IATUL Conference 2019 app. Download the conference app to quickly and easily access information during the conference. Create your personal conference program, view conference abstracts, speaker details, sponsors and venue maps and receive live notifications during the conference.

Internet Access

Complimentary wireless internet will be available in all rooms at the UWA University Club and at Curtin Medical School. Details will be available in your conference packs and on signs throughout the venues. If you have access to Eduroam through your home institution, you can also use this to connect to wireless internet at UWA and Curtin. Please note that Eduroam must be configured on your device at your home institution before travelling.

Getting to the Venues: Parking, Public Transport and Taxi/Ride Share

Public Transport to UWA: If staying in or around Perth CBD, the 950 bus travels direct to UWA via Perth Train Station, William St, the Elizabeth Quay Bus Station and Mounts Bay Road. For other bus routes to UWA, visit the UWA page on the Transperth website for details or utilise the Transperth Journey Planner. Generally bus drivers will only accept coin fares or small notes (e.g. $5). If you are doing a lot of travel on public transport during your stay, you may prefer to purchase a SmartRider card.

Parking at UWA: The conference falls during the UWA vacation period, as such private vehicles may park in Yellow student bays for free during the conference. Paid parking is also available in and around the University campus. The closest parking areas to the UWA Club are P3 (paid parking), P4 (yellow bays) and P35 on Hackett Drive (paid parking). Please ensure you consult signs when parking. For more information and a map of parking areas, visit the UWA Parking webpage.

Taxi and Ride Share: The address for the UWA Club is University Club, Hackett Entrance 1, Hackett Drive, Crawley, WA.

Public Transport to Curtin: Pre-organised conference buses will depart from outside the UWA University Club on Thursday 27 June at 08:00 and drop you at the Curtin University conference venue. However, if you wish to travel directly to Curtin from the Perth CBD via public transport we recommend using the Transperth Journey Planner to find your route to the Curtin Central Bus Station which is approximately 100m walk from the Curtin conference venue.

Parking at Curtin University: Paid parking zones PD1, PC4, PF1 and PE2 are the closest to the conference venue. Slightly cheaper parking is available further away in the “Green” zones – PA1, PA2 and PA3. A map of all parking areas is available on the Curtin parking webpage. All parking at Curtin is paid via the Cellopark app – download it before you arrive from the App or Google Play stores.

Taxi and Ride Share: The address for the Curtin University conference venue is Building 410, Koorliny Way, Bentley, WA.

Social Functions

Welcome Reception, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA – Sunday 23 June, 17:30-19:00
If arriving by Taxi/Uber or private car we recommend you ask to be dropped inside the University grounds near Car Park 20, parking is also available on Sunday evening in Car Park 20. The Gallery is an easy 5 minute walk from UWA College accommodation.

Evening Reception, UWA University Club - Monday 24 June 17:00-18:30

This will be an informal event with light refreshments immediately following the end of the first day.

Gala Dinner, UWA Club Banquet Room - Tuesday 25 June 18:00-22:00
A three course meal will be served. The dress code for this event is business/smart casual.

Farewell Reception, Curtin University Medical School - Thursday 27 June 16:45-17:45
The Farewell Reception will immediately follow the formal close of the conference. Buses back to UWA will depart at 18:00.

Study Tours

All tours will travel by bus to the tour locations. Buses will depart from the UWA Club promptly at 08:30 on Wednesday 26 June, please arrive by 08:15. Delegates will be returned the UWA Club upon the conclusion of the tours, approximately 17:00.

Transport to Curtin University on Thursday 27 June and Luggage Storage

The last day of the conference will be held at Curtin University’s Medical School. Bus transport will be available from UWA to the Curtin venue for delegates who would like to utilise this service. Buses will depart from outside the UWA University Club at 08:00 sharp and return to UWA at approximately 18:00 from Curtin. Delegates who will be departing directly from Curtin are welcome to bring their luggage on the bus with them and secure luggage storage will be available at the Curtin venue for the duration of the day. Luggage storage will also be available at UWA on this day, please speak to the Registration desk staff on Monday or Tuesday for more information on this option.

Join the conversation!

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