General Information

Congress Venue

Marriott Hotel
158 Ferny Avenue
Surfers Paradise QLD, 4217

Sponsorship and Exhibition Contact

c/o MCI Geneva
9 rue du Pré-Bouvier
1242 Satigny
Tel. +972 73 706 6950
Fax. +972 3 725 6266


The official language of the Congress is English.

Registration Desk

The registration desk will be open during the following hours:

Thursday, August 31, 2017 14:00 – 19:00
Friday, September 1, 2017 07:00 – 17:00
Saturday, September 2, 2017 07:30 – 17:15
Sunday, September 3, 2017 07:30 – 12:00

Name badge

All participants and exhibitors are kindly requested to wear their name badges throughout the Congress in order to be admitted to the lecture halls and scheduled activities.

Certificate of attendance

Certificates of attendance will be available for all participants.


The exhibition will be open during the sessions’ hours. Lunch and coffee breaks will be held at the exhibition area


Business casual for all occasions

Smoking policy

This is a non-smoking event

Travel & Visa

Participants requiring a visa for entry to Australia are strongly advised to file their application in their home country at least 3 months before the intended date of travel. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Australian Embassy or Consulate, or from your travel agency