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2019 WIA Annual Conference Sydney

About the 2019 WIA Annual Conference

The 2019 WIA Annual Conference and AGM is being held at the ParkRoyal Hotel 150 Day St Sydney over the weekend 24th to 26th of May 2019.

Friday Evening Program

14:00 Secretartiat Opens Park Royal
18:00 Secretartiat Closes Park Royal
17:00 Set up STH - Marconi Terrace
18:00 Welcome Desk STH - Marconi Terrace
18:30 Welcome Function STH - Marconi Terrace
18:50 Pre dinner - entertainment STH - Marconi Terrace
19:30 Welcome to Country STH - Marconi Function Room
19:35 President Address STH - Marconi Function Room
19:40 Key Note Address - Dufty STH - Marconi Function Room
20:10 House Keeping - Conclusion STH - Marconi Function Room
20:30 Conclusion - last drinks STH - Marconi Function Room
21:00 Venue Closes STH - Marconi Function Room

Saturday Program

8:00 Secretartiat Opens Park Royal
9:15 Welcome Address Function space Park Royal
9:30 WIA AGM - Session 1 Function space Park Royal
10:45 Break
11:00 WIA AGM - Session 2
12:30 WIA AGM Closes Function space Park Royal
12:35 Lunch
13:45 announcements & house keeping Function space Park Royal
14:00 Technical Paper - Round 1 Break Out space
14:45 Technical Paper - Round 2 Break Out space
15:30 Technical Paper - Round 3 Break Out space
16:15 Technical Paper - Round 4 Break Out space
17:00 announcements & house keeping Function space Park Royal
17:30 Secretartiat Closes Park Royal
18:30 Pre dinner drinks Park Royal Bar
19:30 WIA Annual Dinner Function space Park Royal
19:40 Welcome by WIA MC - Housekeeping
20:00 Presentation by Sponsor
20:45 Key Note Speaker - Prof Fred Watson
22:00 WIA Annual Dinner concludes

Sunday Program

8:35 Bus Meet Foyer Park Royal
8:50 Bus leaves Hotel Park Royal
10:00 Bus Arrives Dural ARNSW - Dural
10:10 Welcome to ARNSW ARNSW - Dural
10:30 ARNSW Broadcast - Interview with WI ARNSW - Dural
10:30 Mini Trash and Treasure, stalls for tra ARNSW - Dural
10:45 static displays and informal tours ARNSW - Dural
12:00 BBQ Lunch ARNSW - Dural
12:40 Commercial presentation by Sponsor
13:00 Technical Paper - Round 5 ARNSW - Dural
13:50 Technical Paper - Round 6 ARNSW - Dural
14:30 Formal Close to Conference ARNSW - Dural
14:45 Bus leaves Dural ARNSW - Dural
16:00 Bus arrives hotel Park Royal
17:00 Closing Drinks and informal proceedings - Terrace Bar - Rose Bay

Call For Technical Papers

The organising committee of the conference is asking for the submission of abstracts of not more than 200 words for papers to be presented during the annual conference technical sessions. At this early stage we intend to have two sessions comprising the presentation of 4 papers each.Additionally, it is intended that an additional two papers will be presented during the Amateur Radio New South Wales (ARNSW) field day on Sunday the 26th of May 2019 at their Dural site. If there are enough abstracts of sufficient merit submitted by the due date we may hold an additional parallel technical session on the afternoon of Saturday the 25th May.

Full details regarding paper submissions can be read via this Link

Hotel Accomodation

ParkRoyal Hotel - WIA Conference Venue (pictured)
150 Day St Sydney 2000
Rooms > $300 per night
Stay onsite at the conference venue
Phone: (02) 9261 1188
For more info check the ParkRoyal Website via this Link

Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney
383-389 Bulwara Road Ultimo 2007
Rooms < $200 per night
Distance to venue .9km
Phone: (02) 9211 1499
For more info check the Metro Aspire Website via this Link

Sofitel Hotel
12 Darling Drive Sydney
Rooms > $200 per night
Distance to venue .5km
Phone: (02) 8388 8888
For more info check the Sofitel Website via this Link

Ibis Darling Harbour
70-100 Murray St Pyrmont
Rooms < $170 per night
Distance to venue 1km
Phone: (02) 9563 0888
For more info check the Ibis Website via this Link

Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel
11 Pyrmont Bridge Rd
Rooms < $150 per night
Distance to venue 1km
Phone: (02) 9660 2777

Seasons Harbour Plaza
38 Harbour St Sydney
Rooms < $170 per night
Distance to venue .5km
Phone (02) 9336 5111
For more info check the Seasons Website via this Link

Adina Apartments Town Hall
511 Kent St Sydney
Rooms < $190 per night
Distance to venue .5km
Phone: (02) 9274 0000
For more info check the Adina Apartments Website via this Link

Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney Central
431-439 Pitt St Haymarket
Rooms < $180 per night
Distance to venue 1km
Phone: (02) 9281 6999
For more info check the Metro Hotel Website via this Link

Glasgow Arms Hotel
527 Harris St Sydney
Rooms < $120 per night
Distance to venue 1km
Phone: (02) 9211 2354
For more info check the Glasgow Arms Website via this Link

Hostels (Dormitory Style)

The Wool Brokers Hotel (pictured)
22 Allen St Pyrmont
Bed < $90 per night
Distance to venue 1km
Phone: (02) 9552 4773
For more info check the Woolbrokers Hotel Website via this Link

The Village
256 Glebe Point Rd
Bed < $25 per night
Distance to venue 2.5km via light rail
Phone: (02) 9660 8133
For more info check the Village Website via this Link


Hostel Glebe Point (YHA)
262-264 Glebe Point Rd
Bed < $20 per night
Distance to venue 2.5km via light rail
Phone: (02) 9692 8418
For more info check the Hostel Glebe Point Website via this Link

Caravan Parks

Lane Cove River Tourist Park (pictured right)
13 Plassey Rd Macquarie Park
Powered Site $43
Distance to venue 15.9km (via car)
Phone: (02) 9888 9133
For more info check the Caravan Park Website via this Link

Ingenia Holidays Sydney Hills
269 New Line Rd Dural
Multiple Site Types and Rates
Distance to venue 32.3km (via car)
Distance to ARNSW 3.4km (via car)
Phone: (02) 9651 2555
For more info check the Caravan Park Website via this Link

Parking Near The Venue

Wilson Parking
201 Sussex St Sydney
Flat Rate $15 per exit per day (weekends)
Carpark open daily from ?am to 10pm
Max entry height 2.1m
Distance to venue .25km (on foot)
Phone: 1800 727 546
For more info check the Wilson Parking Website via this Link




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Files For Download

Request For Papers WIA annual conference 2019
Request_Abstracts WIA 2019.pdf


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