Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 3.5 million representing 140 nationalities. The conference venue, RMIT University, is located conveniently in Melbourne's central activities district. Melbourne has been voted the World's Most Liveable City by the Economist Intelligence Unit and a Safe Community by the World Health Organization. We have great public transport, and the geography and climate are perfect for cycling.
A visit to Melbourne in December will find this temperate-zone city at the start of its warm summer - a perfect respite from the northern winter!
Melbourne is Australia's cultural and sporting capital, hosting events such as:
Visitor highlights close to the conference venue include:
Local universities include:
There is much more to do in Melbourne than we can list here - please follow these links for more information: