The Science Exchange (SX) will be held at Twin Waters Resort on the Sunshine Coast from 2pm on Tuesday 11 August thru to 1pm on Friday 14 August 2015. The CRC decided to return to Twin Waters in 2015 due to positive feedback received following the previous SX, the venue's excellent amenities and the favourable August weather in Queensland.
Twin Waters is a four star holiday resort nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Maroochy River, which offers a pristine beachfront location, set amongst 36 hectares of natural bushland and situated around a private beach-lined lagoon. The resort is also conveniently located only 5kms from the Sunshine Coast Airport and approximately an hour north of Brisbane.
The resort offers spacious and stylish accommodation options and a range of extensive facilities and activities including an outdoor heated pool and spa, Nouveau Restaurant, Aqua Bar & Lounge, Deli Market and Café, Lagoon Day Spa, Xperience Segway tours, a 1400 person conference centre and an 18-hole championship golf course.
How to book your SX accommodation
SX accommodation is booked during the SX registration process. Please note: PBCRC will make a bulk booking for SX accommodation - DO NOT contact the resort directly. If you have any questions contact the conference organisers Conference Solutions for more information.
Who pays for accommodation?
Individuals or their employers are required to pay for accommodation during the SX (the exception is eligible PhD students, PBCRC will cover all your costs). However, to ensure no PBCRC Participant is disadvantaged by the location of the SX, PBCRC will book and pay for travel to and from the SX for eligible researchers.
To secure your accommodation booking you will be required to provide credit card details on your SX registration form. The credit card will not be charged until you check out after the SX, however if your employer is paying for your accommodation please ensure they are aware of this arrangement prior to registering.
PBCRC cannot guarantee your preferred accommodation option, however we recommend you register as early as possible to avoid any disappointment.
If you wish to extend your stay at Twin Waters before or after the SX, contact Conference Solutions who can arrange this on your behalf.
Any delegate who cancels an accommodation booking after 11 July 2015 or are a ‘no-show’ (including any delegates checking in later than the advised check in date) will be charged for all nights’ accommodation booked.
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