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Event Information:



Pre Conference Workshops Friday 6 July 2018:
Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point Camps. S Block. Rooms 405, 407/413, & 409

For more information on maps and getting to QUT click the following links:

You can travel to and from Gardens Point by bus, train, CityCat (ferry) or taxi.
The campus has its own CityCat stop, and is a short walk from Central and South Bank train stations, and King George Square and Queen Street bus stations.
Main Conference Saturday 7 July – Monday 9 July 2018:
Rydges Hotel, 9 Glenelg st, South Brisbane


Getting around and parking:

You can travel to and from Rydges Hotel by bus, train, CityCat (ferry) or taxi.

Ferry Timetable:

Driving/Taxi: Driving from either domestic or international airport to Rydges Hotel and South Bank area takes roughly 25 to 40 minutes. A taxi costs roughly $60.

Parking: There is car parking across the road at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Merivale St & Glenelg Street for a small fee.

Nearby ATMs

A Commonwealth Bank ATM is located across the street from the hotel on Grey Street.



You will receive morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea each day that you are registered.


What to Bring

  • Party attire for the Australian Wildflower themed Gala Dinner Sunday evening
  • Walking shoes to explore the Southbank area and Brisbane City
  • Bring a jacket as the nights can be cool(ish). Average temperatures for Winter 10C to 22C (50F to 72F)


Dress Code:

The conference dress code is smart casual, informal business attire.

The Gala Dinner dress code is “cocktail” – you can add something floral to complement the




You need to download the Eventium App in your play/app store, and enter the code: LLLP2018.

We will not have any printed booklets, and this contains all the abstracts and conference information. We will also use this for polling within some sessions.

Please download this prior to arriving in Brisbane so that you can organise your program, familiarise yourself on any general information and prepared to learn!


Registration Desk

The registration desk for pre-conference workshop registrants will be open at QUT from 8.30am on Friday 6 July.

For all other delegates, the Registration Desk will be open at Rydges Hotel, podium floor (Level 3) from 6pm Friday 6 July, and each morning from 8am.



Please wear your lanyard to all conference sessions and events. These will be your ticket into the daytime sessions and the Welcome Reception (Friday night)


Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner is on the Rooftop (Level 6) of Rydges on Sunday night. Tickets must have been pre-purchased, and you must produce this ticket to enter the dinner. There are no additional tickets available for this; if you have a ticket and are no longer attending, please talk to our folks on the Reception Desk.

We will have a board with seating allocation for the Gala Dinner sitting at the registration desk at Rydges Hotel if you want to sit with your friends/colleagues. Please come and fill in your name if you are coming to the dinner, or otherwise you can take pot-luck and meet new friends on the night.


Student Volunteers

Our student volunteers are pharmacy students from Universities across Australia. They are in distinctive white tee-shirts, and are there to help you.  Please chat to them – they are keen to meet pharmacists from around the globe!


Safety info

Brisbane is generally a safe destination, with tourists enjoying unhindered travel experiences in terms of their personal safety. In the event you require emergency assistance, you can contact police, ambulance and/or fire brigade by calling Triple Zero (000).


What’s On

Check out the Brisbane Visitor Guide in your Registration Conference bag or visit

The Brisbane French Festival (le Festival) is on at Southbank for the weekend if you want to visit something French in your spare time.


Travel Tips

Check out helpful Brisbane travel tips here