Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the AHMS venue?
All meeting sessions will be held at the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS) Building, The University of Adelaide (Cnr George St & North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia).  This building is located next door to SAHMRI.

When and where is the Registration Desk?
The Registration Desk will be located on ground floor foyer of the AHMS building on Friday and will open at the following times during the meeting:

Friday 24th November 2017         0800 – 1730
Saturday 25th November 2017    0730 – 1730

Where do speakers load their talks?
All speakers must report to the Audio Visual Technician located in the room that they are presenting in.  Please load your talk with your technician during the breaks prior to your session.  It is preferable to load at least two sessions prior to your session.

What are the poster dimensions and when do they present?
All Posters are up for the duration of the meeting. Posters should be portrait and no more than 1 metre wide x 1.2 metres long.  Posters can go up from Friday morning  from 8 am and should be removed by the end of afternoon tea on Saturday 25th November.   Poster authors should stand by their posters during morning tea on both days to answer queries in relation to your research. Velcro will be provided to affix your poster to the boards.

Will there be an Abstract Book?
All abstracts are available online for downloading prior to the start of the Meeting.  Please refer to the link Meeting Handbook to obtain a copy to save to your device.  No printed abstract books or programs will be provided during the meeting.

Is there WIFI at the venue?
Yes, WIFI will be available at the AHMS. A code will be given to you at the time of the Meeting.

Where are the catering breaks located?
All catering breaks will be located on Level 1 with the exhibitions.  We are very grateful for the support of our sponsors and encourage you to take the time to visit them during the breaks.

What if I have a special dietary request?
The waiting staff have been advised of any special diets to date.  Please see the staff at the Registration Desk or the wait staff to locate your requirements.

Where is the Welcome Reception?
Sponsored by The Hospital Research Foundation.
Venue:  National Wine Centre, Corner of North Terrace and Dequetteville Terrace, Adelaide.  
This venue is a 10-15 minute walk down North Terrace from the AHMS.  There will be a coach transfer that will depart at 1815 from AHMS if you prefer not to walk.

If you have not registered for this event and wish to attend, please notify the Meeting Secretariat to be included in the numbers prior to the event.

Where are the Meet the Professor Breakfast Sessions on Saturday morning?
Breakfast 1: Professor Matteo Cesari -  Room 405a, Level 4
Breakfast 2: Professor Cyrus Cooper -  Room 405b, Level 4

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of the session.

Where is the Friday Lunchtime Symposium?
The AMGEN Lunchtime Symposium will be located on Level 1 during the lunch break on Friday.   The symposium will be located in AHMS 1059a/1059b Lecture Theatre, Level 1.  Please collect your lunch prior to the start of the session.