Event Information

Event Information

Conference Venue

adelaide convention centre
Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia
Phone: +61 8 8212 4099
Adelaide Convention Centre Riverbank zone

Located in the heart of the city, on the banks of the picturesque River Torrens, and surrounded by parklands, the Adelaide Convention Centre has a global reputation for impeccable service which has put Adelaide on the map as one of the world’s best venues for conferences and exhibitions.

The Conference will be held in the recently completed East Building, which is the new jewel on Adelaide’s Riverbank, combining striking architecture with state-of-the-art interior design.

Close proximity to the medical hub, entertainment, cultural and sport precinct, the Centre is a short walk to international and boutique hotels and accommodation. Public transport, the Adelaide Railway Station and a taxi ramp are on our doorstep.

The airport is just seven kilometres from the Centre, making a quick and economic taxi ride.

See the map below of the Adelaide CBD and the location of the convention centre


The SNAICC Conference Secretariat has confirmed rooms in selected hotels for the benefit of Conference delegates. The hotels have been selected for their proximity to the Conference venue and you are encouraged to secure your accommodation through the Conference Secretariat to ensure that you receive the negotiated competitive rates.

Rooms are limited and are on a first come first served basis.

Rates are only available for 1 September – 5 September 2019 inclusive. Nights outside these dates can be requested but cannot necessarily be guaranteed at the same rate.

Rates are for room only. Breakfast is not included unless specified.

Accommodation can be booked via the online registration form or by contacting the Conference Secretariat.

Payment of a one night’s deposit is required upon booking.


InterContinental Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
5 Stars


King Superior Room
$280.00 per room per night

Check In 3.00pm
Check Out 11.00am

A full buffet breakfast is served daily in Riverside Restaurant at $37 per person.

Exclusively positioned on the banks of the River Torrens, InterContinental Adelaide provides luxury city centre accommodation, dining and meeting facilities. Situated adjacent to the Adelaide Festival Centre, Convention Centre, Casino and directly opposite the spectacular Adelaide Oval, our location provides effortless exploring and entertainment at your fingertips.

A short walk from the hotel door and you will find yourself immersed in cultural North Terrace, home to the Art Gallery of South Australia, the Museum, Parliament House and the tranquil Botanic Gardens. Shopping in Rundle Mall is moments away.

Cancellation Policy
Any cancellation within 30 days, including no shows, will require a payment of 100% of the total accommodation booking.


Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre

30 Blyth St, Adelaide SA 5000
4 Stars

Holiday Inn Adelaide

Standard Guest Room (Includes Wi-Fi and Express Start Buffet Breakfast or Grab and Go Option)
$179.00 per room per night

Check In 2.00pm
Check Out 10.00am

The new Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre is situated in the vibrant north-west quarter of Adelaide’s central business district. The great location provides easy accessibility to Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Convention Centre, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, the SA Health and Medical Research Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide Casino and Rundle Mall shopping.

Holiday Inn Express Adelaide City Centre is the smart choice for savvy business and leisure travellers, delivering a fresh and hassle free stay every time.

Cancellation Policy
Any cancellation within 30 days, including no shows, will require a payment of 100% of the total accommodation booking.


Oaks Embassy Adelaide

96 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
4 Stars

oaks embassy hotel adelaide

One Bedroom Deluxe Apartment
$205 per room per night

Two Bedroom Deluxe Apartment
$265 per room per night

Two Bedroom Two Bathroom Apartment
$295 per room per night

Check In 2.00pm
Check Out 10.00am

Oaks Embassy offers contemporary serviced apartments in Adelaide’s vibrant west end. Combining stylish apartments with the comfort of first-class amenities and facilities, Oaks Embassy is an easy choice for travellers looking to stay in central Adelaide with easy access to local attractions and hot spots with an onsite Coffee Club for your convenience.

Cancellation Policy
Any cancellation within 30 day – 14 days, will be required to pay 1 nights’ accommodation. Any cancellation within 14 days of arrival, including no shows, will require a payment of 100% of the total accommodation booking.


Oaks Horizons Adelaide

104 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
4 Stars

oaks horizon hotel adelaide

Two Bedroom Deluxe Apartment
$265 per room per night

Two Bedroom Two Bathroom Apartment
$295 per room per night

Check In 2.00pm
Check Out 10.00am

Oaks Horizons is a spacious and stylish apartment-style hotel conveniently located on North Terrace in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD, opposite the Adelaide Convention Centre, Sky City Casino, Royal Adelaide Hospital and just a short walk from The Adelaide Oval.

Cancellation Policy
Any cancellation within 30 day – 14 days, will be required to pay 1 nights’ accommodation. Any cancellation within 14 days of arrival, including no shows, will require a payment of 100% of the total accommodation booking.


Stamford Plaza Adelaide

150 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
5 Stars


Premier City King Room
$219 per room per night

Check In 2.00pm
Check Out 11.00am

Overlooking either Adelaide’s historic parklands or the CBD, our Premier Adelaide hotel accommodation rooms offer recently refurbished decor, with a selection of bedding configurations, large work desks, excellent lighting, flat screen colour televisions, broadband internet, variety of cable channels and in-house movies.

Cancellation Policy
Any cancellation within 30 day – 14 days, will be required to pay 1 nights’ accommodation. Any cancellation within 14 days of arrival, including no shows, will require a payment of 100% of the total accommodation booking.

Cancellation of Accommodation Booking

Hotel guests will be subject to the cancellation policy of their nominated hotel. Please refer to the cancellation policy outlined for your preferred property.


We encourage delegates to book accommodation well in advance as hotels impose strict release dates for block accommodation bookings, all rooms are released 30 days prior to the Conference and therefore accommodation bookings requested after Thursday 1 August 2019 will need to be secured by delegates through the hotels directly.


You will be required to pay a one night’s deposit for any accommodation booking made. Your credit card is required to secure your accommodation reservation. This will then be forwarded onto the hotel to guarantee your booking, you will be required to pay your accommodation in full upon check out. Please note bookings that have not provided a credit card to guarantee your payment Thursday 1 August 2019 will be cancelled. Delegates are required to settle their own accounts including incidentals upon check out.


If you have already registered for the conference and require assistance with accommodation, please email with the following details and we can arrange this on your behalf:

  • Check in and check out dates
  • Hotel preference – 1st, 2nd & 3rd preference
  • Room type
  • Card holder name, number, expiry date & CCV

Accommodation to be held against a valid credit card and payment made direct to the hotel.

Early Arrival or Late Departure

Requests for early check in or late check-out must be advised in writing to Please note to guarantee an early check in you may be required to book and pay for the night prior to your arrival for immediate access to the hotel room.

Amendments to Booking

Amendments to accommodation including hotel preference, check in/out dates and room type will only be accepted in writing to the conference secretariat:

Getting There

Official Airline Partner

Qantas spirit of australia logo

Qantas is delighted to be the exclusive airline partner for the 2019 SNAICC Conference being held in Adelaide. Qantas is offering registered delegates and travel partner’s special discounted airfares which are easily booked online via the dedicated booking portal on your conference registration travel page. When booking, use the access code 8SNA to access these airfares. Please note: multiple stopover flights are excluded from this offer.

Qantas is Australia’s largest domestic and international airline and is widely regarded as the world’s leading long distance airline. With a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, and world-class customer service; Qantas offers a truly global network proposition for delegates travelling to Adelaide for the SNAICC Conference in 2019.

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General Information

Hire Cars

Budget Rent A Car
Europcar Car Hire Brisbane
Thrifty Car Rental

Airport Transfers and Local Transport

The Adelaide Convention Centre is approximately 15 minutes by taxi (non-peak time) from the Adelaide Airport. Taxis are available at all times of the day from the front of the terminal.

A taxi rank is located on North Terrace and Morphett Bridge, right on the doorstep of the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Public transport from the airport to the city is also straightforward and, additionally, the Skylink Airport Shuttle runs between the airport and most major city hotels.

Public Transport

Adelaide is well-serviced by trains, trams and buses. When in Adelaide for the 2019 SNAICC Conference you may want to purchase an Adelaide Metro Visitor Pass. The pass includes unlimited travel for three consecutive days as well as a visitor pack with maps and travel guides. If you’re staying longer, no problems – the Visitor Pass can be recharged with normal Metrocard fares to help you get to where you want to go. For more information, visit the Adelaide Metro website

You can travel around the Adelaide city centre for FREE on the tram between the Adelaide Entertainment Centre and South Terrace, or take the 99C bus which is the City clockwise loop and makes stops at Rundle Mall, the South Australian Museum and Adelaide Central Market.

The Adelaide Connector

The free City Connector Bus is a convenient link between the major facilities within North Adelaide and Adelaide city centre including universities, schools, community services and shopping precincts. The bus service operates seven days a week (except public holidays).

Grab some wheels

There are more than 500 bikes available for hire from Adelaide Free Bikes and you can pick one up from 20 city locations. To hire a bike, all you need to do is show some identification (driver’s licence, passport or student card) and fill out a form. Then a bike, a helmet and lock are yours for the day.


Within the city streets, you’ll find this eco-friendly, short-trip public transport an option when it’s a bit too far to walk. Book a ride here. You can also discover Adelaide on a tour with EcoCaddy, visiting markets, green spaces, laneways and museums. Join a boutique bar cruise, kids cruise or shopping cruise. Find out more about EcoCaddy experiences.


All communication with registered delegates will be by email at the address used for registration. If you register and do not receive a confirmation by email within 24 hours, please contact the Conference Secretariat Encanta Event Management by phone on (03) 9863 7608 or email


The information in this web site is correct at the time of printing. The Organisers reserve the right to change any aspect of the program without prior notice.


Conference Sessions: Smart Casual
Welcome Reception: Smart Casual
Conference Dinner: Stay tuned for the Conference Dinner theme


In the event of industrial disruption or other unforeseen circumstances, the Host, Organising Committee and Encanta Event Management accept no responsibility for loss of monies incurred by delay or cancellation.


Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that all delegates take out their own travel and medical insurance prior to coming to the Conference. The policy should include loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the Conference, or through cancellation of the Conference itself, loss of airfares for any reason, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property, additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. None of the Conference Secretariat, the Host or the Organising Committee will take any responsibility for any participant failing to insure. Please speak to your travel agent or airline in regard to this matter.


The Conference Organisers recognise that some delegates may have special dietary needs. Please advise the Conference Secretariat either via the registration form or via email if you wish for them to accommodate your dietary requirements.

Please Note: Dietary requirements received less than 72 hours prior to the event cannot be guaranteed. Kosher meals may be available, however due to kosher compliance requirements please note these will be at an additional cost.

Smoking Policy

The South Australian Government imposes a strict no smoking policy in venues, restaurants, bars and shopping centres in Adelaide.


The Adelaide Convention Centre offers two undercover car parking options with the North Terrace car park, accessible from North Terrace, and the Riverbank car park, accessible from Morphett Road via Festival Drive. Both are located directly under the Centre and are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Clearance is 2.0 metres and automated payment stations accept credit/debit cards (1.5% surcharge for Visa, Mastercard, Diners and Amex). Further information may be seen here.

The following parking rates apply (correct at time of publication):

0-1 hour $6
1-2 hours $10
2-3 hours $15
3-4 hours $16
Early bird (enter between 5.30-9.30am, exit between 2.30-6.30pm) $15
Maximum for 24 hour period $28

Both car parks are fitted with video surveillance camera systems and security patrols these areas.

Privacy Statement

In registering for this event relevant details may be incorporated into a delegate list for the benefit of all delegates, sponsors, exhibitors, Encanta Event Management and other parties directly related to the Conference. Should you wish for your details not to be included in this list, please tick the privacy requested box on the registration form.

Useful Phone Numbers
Police – Emergency 000
Police – General Assistance 131 444
Royal Adelaide Hospital Port Road, Adelaide
+61 8 7074 0000
Adelaide Independent Taxis 13 22 11
13CABS 13 22 27
Qantas 13 13 13
Virgin 13 67 89
Jetstar 13 15 38

Access and facilities for people with disabilities are provided throughout the Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC).

Facilities for people with disabilities are provided on a single level throughout the Riverbank and Promenade Plaza levels. Floor surfaces ensure safety with slip resistant surfaces and low pile carpet throughout. Located within the foyers are several public telephones and drinking fountains easily accessible for the mobility impaired.

Halls & Meeting Rooms
Stage Ramping is available to users of the venue upon request. The ramp has a gradient of 1:14 and can be installed in numerous configurations allowing for the varying heights of stage units. A portable wheel chair lift can also be installed into our staging units and is easily operated by the user.

Lifts & Mezzanine Floor Access
Lifts are located throughout the ACC providing access to all levels of the venue and Regattas Bistro.
Several lifts external to the venue provide access to the ACC from North Terrace and the Riverbank Promenade.

Facilities for People with Sensory Impairment
Digital and braille signage is located throughout the venue to assist in providing direction to users of the venue.

A hearing augmentation system (hearing loop) is available upon request from the event organiser.

Please notify the ACC in advance should your event require the use of this service.

An audible PA system is installed throughout the Centre and is used in the event of an emergency.
Clearly identifiable exit signs are also located throughout the Centre.

Access signs are clearly visible and direct people with a disability to unisex toilets located throughout the ACC.

The ACC operates the Riverbank and North Terrace car parks, which are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

The Riverbank car park is accessed via Festival Drive whilst the North Terrace car park is accessed from North Terrace, immediately below Halls I, J & K.

Both car parks are fitted with video surveillance camera systems and security patrols these areas.

Disabled car parking spaces are located on each level.

The Riverbank Car park has a height restriction of 1.96m on Level One and 2m on Level Two. North Terrace has a height restriction of 2m.

Special consideration to reduce distance of travel and cope with large volumes of traffic for disabled passengers unloading can be made upon request to the ACC.

First Aid / Parenting Room Facilities
First aid facilities are available to all users of the ACC with qualified first aid staff readily available.

A First Aid Rooms are located adjacent to the Main North Terrace entrance and on level 5, Western Building.

Medical Services
Any medical requirements should be directed to an ACC staff member who will contact the appropriate person to assist.

First Aid

If you require first aid contact any of the Convention Centre staff or the registration desk for assistance.

Key Dates

Friday 7 December 2018 Abstract Submissions Open
Friday 22 February 2019 Abstract Submission Deadline
Friday 19 April 2019 Registration Opens
Friday 21 June 2019 Early Bird Registration Closes