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We have collected some general information that may be of use to Delegates and Accompanying Persons to the 14th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics.

Location and Venue Exhibition
Child Care Other Rooms/Locations
Official Airline Optional Tours
Welcome Reception Conference Dinner
Travel Accompanying Persons
General Abstracts
Accommodation Hotels
Apartments Budget

Welcome Reception

The AIP2000 Congress Welcome Reception will be held in The Cloisters (D5), located at the Adelaide University, commencing at 6:30 pm and concluding at 8:00 pm.

Cost: Delegates - included in registration fee

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Conference Dinner

The AIP2000 Congress Dinner will be held at the Hyatt Regency Adelaide, located on North Terrace in the City of Adelaide. Delegates will make their own way to the Hyatt, with dinner commencing at 7:30 pm. This will be an evening to relax and enjoy South Australian cuisine, wines and hospitality. A quality event subsidised by the Congress. Numbers are limited so delegates are encouraged to book early.

Dress: smart casual

Cost: Delegates - AUD$40

Accompanying Persons/Guests: AUD$75

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Delegates make their own travel arrangements with Ansett or their travel agent (refer to the Official Airline section for information). International delegates should ensure they have a valid passport with a minimum of 6 months validity at the date of departure from Australia. A visa is required by visitors from many countries and delegates should consult with their Australian Embassy or Consulate for details.

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Accompanying Persons

Accompanying Persons may attend the Conference Dinner by purchasing tickets on the booking form. The Secretariat will be able to assist you with touring, shopping or entertainment recommendations available during the Congress.

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A completed registration form by all participants, including speakers, is essential to ensure your name is included in the list of Congress Participants. Forms with fees must be returned to the organisers, Staffords Conference Management.

The Congress will commence with a Welcome Reception on Sunday 10 December at The Cloisters (D5), located at the Adelaide University, and the Official Opening of the formal program will be on Monday 11 December in Bonython Hall.

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Please Note: If you have submitted an abstract and have NOT received an acknowledgement, PLEASE enquire with the Secretariat and resend your abstract.

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Bookings for accommodation must be booked on the registration form. All rates are per room per night and INCLUDE GST. The GST component will be shown on your accommodation invoice provided at the conclusion of your stay and will not be included in the GST total of the Congress invoice.

Each reservation must be accompanied by a deposit of one night's accommodation, which is deducted from your room account by the venue. To guarantee a room, reservations must be made by 10 November. Reservations after this date cannot be guaranteed. An alterations to bookings must be NOTIFIED TO THE SECRETARIAT, not the venue.

Cancellations - The room deposit may be forfeited for cancellations received after 10 November if the Congress or the venues are not able to rebook the room. No shows will attract a cancellation penalty of the first night's accommodation and subsequent nights will be cancelled without notice and resold.

!!! New !!!Unfortunately, accommodation at the following venues has been fully booked:

Royal Adelaide Hospital Residential Wing
Lincoln College
St Mark's College
Adelaide Paringa Motel

There is still accommodation available at:

Stamford Plaza Hotel
Adelaide Ritz All-Suites (share accommodation)
Flinders Lodge Motel (see below for details)

Please contact the Secretariat to discuss further.

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Stamford Plaza Adelaide

An international hotel located in the heart of Adelaide, on North Terrace, featuring a combination of restaurants and entertainment areas.

150 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Tel: +61 8 8461 1111 Fax: +61 8 8231 7572

Single, Double, Twin: AUD$165 per room (1 or 2 persons)

Note: The Plaza has confirmed that they will honour the Government rate for employees of a government organisation. The rate is $130 per night. Please note however, that this is subject to availability and the rooms are city view (not park views), are smaller and have queen size beds rather than king size.

Adelaide Paringa Motel -- BOOKED OUT

A 3 1/2 star motel located in the inner city with 24 hour reception, a café and breakfast room service is available.

15 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Tel: +61 8 8231 1000 Fax: +61 8 8231 6807

Single: AUD$70 per room

Double: AUD$85 per room (1 or 2 persons)

Flinders Lodge Motel

The Flinders Lodge Motel is a pleasant five minute walk through the parklands, is accessible by bus or there is a free city-loop bus service close by.It is also a short walk to Rundle St East, the popular restaurant and entertainment precinct.

27 Dequetteville Tce, Kent Town SA

Please contact the Secretariat to discuss further.

Twin share or Single accommodation: AUD$85

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Adelaide Ritz All Suites

Adelaide's newest hotel, the Adelaide Ritz offers one and two bedroom apartments for up to 4 persons and is located a short walk from the University.

82 Frome Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Tel: +61 8 8223 9000 Fax: +61 8 8223 9099

One bedroom: AUD$154 (1 to 2persons)

Two bedroom: AUD$198 (1 to 4 persons)

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Lincoln College -- BOOKED OUT

College-style accommodation located in picturesque North Adelaide, just a short taxi ride from the University or a 15 minute walk. Single study bedrooms with share facilities.

45 Brougham Place, North Adelaide SA 5006
Tel: +61 8 8290 6000 Fax: +61 8 8267 2942

Single bed and breakfast: AUD$36 per person

St Mark's College -- BOOKED OUT

College-style accommodation in close proximity to the University, either a short taxi ride or a 15 minute walk. Single study bedrooms with share facilities.

46 Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide SA 5006
Tel: +61 8 8334 5600 Fax: +61 8 8267 4694

Single bed and breakfast: AUD$36 per person

Royal Adelaide Hospital -- BOOKED OUT

Located in the Residential Wing of the RAH. Budget college-style accommodation with communal lounge, located about 5 minutes walk from the University. Basic, unserviced single rooms with share unisex bathrooms.

North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Tel: +61 8 8222 5169 (messages for guests only)

Single: AUD$18.00 per night (non-students)
AUD$12.50 per night (students)

Additional cost: Self-serve continental breakfast AUD$4 per head

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