Conference Location

The Conference and Doctoral Consortium will be held in the picturesque city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.  The Conference will be hosted by Wrest Point Tasmania whilst the Doctoral Consortium will be held at the University of Tasmania, a 10-minute walk from the main conference venue.

Wrest Point is less than five minutes’ drive or a leisurely walk from the heart of Hobart. Wander Salamanca Market, Australia’s largest outdoor market and explore the sandstone warehouses of Salamanca Place, home to some of Hobart’s best restaurants, bars and artisan galleries. Wrest Point is a Tasmanian icon with a long history and proud connection to the local community. The tower of Wrest Point is a Hobart landmark and instantly recognisable in the city’s skyline.  It’s a venue that radiates comfort, tradition and excitement, with an absolute waterfront location.

 The University of Tasmania's Sandy Bay campus is set on 100 hectares in the beachside suburb of Sandy Bay, five minutes' drive south of the city centre. This scenic campus sits between Mount Wellington and the Derwent River and is partially fringed by natural bushland, but is also located within a busy urban community. The campus is close to shops, transport, accommodation, entertainment and services and is just a short walk to Hobart and drive from Hobart Airport.

The Doctoral Consortium will be held in the Harvard Lecture Lectures and in workshop rooms within the School of Engineering & ICT.  Campus maps for UTAS can be found here:


About Hobart

Hobart offers a contrasting blend of heritage, scenery and culture, with world class activities and attractions nearby. Nestled amongst the foothills of Mt Wellington, Hobart combines heritage charm with a modern lifestyle in a setting of exceptional beauty. It's no wonder Lonely Planet has called Hobart one of the top ten spots to visit in the world right now.

Hobart is Tasmania's capital city and the second oldest capital in Australia, after Sydney. Located at the entrance to the Derwent River, its well-preserved surrounding bushland reaches close to the city centre and beaches line the shores of the river and estuary beyond.

With its captivating history, picturesque waterways, rugged mountains and gourmet experiences, the city has something for everyone.

More information about our wonderful city can be found here: