The Ninth International Conference on Control, Automation & Information Sciences

Travel Tips

Before you depart

Visa Information

All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia. We recommend that all visitors apply for their visa a minimum of 3 months prior to arrival. Click here for detailed information on Australian visa applications. > link to Visa Information page.

Currency

Decimal currency is used in Australia - units are dollars and cents. All major credit cards are widely accepted in Australia. Visit www.xe.com for current exchange rates.

Travel & Health Insurance

The Conference does not provide insurance to delegates. We strongly recommend that you take out insurance policies to cover medical and travel expenses. If necessary, consult your travel agent.

What to pack

Climate

Melbourne has a reputation for its changeable weather. A tip for any visitor is to be prepared for anything – wear layers that can be worn or removed as needed. The average temperature for Melbourne in November ranges from 12°C (minimum) to 22°C (maximum). A full range of weather may be experienced within a few days, from calm and sunny to cold, windy and showery.

Power Adapters

Please check if you need a power adapter for your visit by checking the website listed below.
https://www.power-plugs-sockets.com/au/australia/

Transport from the airport

The Conference does not provide any transfers from the airport to Conference Hotels. All delegates must make their own transport arrangements from the airport.

SkyBus

This is an express bus service from Melbourne airport to Southern Cross Station in the city centre. This service operates 24/7, including all public holidays and takes approximately 20 - 30 minutes. Buses run from every 10 minutes throughout the day. $18 Adult - one way - return $36. Tickets can be purchased on arrival at the airport terminal bus stop or purchased online at www.skybus.com.au.

On arrival at Southern Cross Station in the city, SkyBus provides a complimentary hotel transfer service, subject to availability, during the following hours: 0600-2230 Monday to Friday; 0730-1730 Saturday and Sunday.

Taxis

There is an abundance of taxis that can be engaged at ranks at Melbourne Airport. The taxi ride from the airport to the Melbourne CBD can take between 30-45 minutes and may cost about $50 - $70 depending upon the time of day.

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Important Dates
02 August 2020
Paper submission deadline
02 August 2020
Special session proposals
23 August 2020
Tutorial proposals
16 September 2020
Notification of paper acceptance
27 September 2020
Early Bird closes
30 September 2020
Final camera-ready papers
16 November 2020
Tutorial Day
17- 19 November
ICCAIS 2020

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