Venue Information

The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, St Lucia

The IEEE MDM 2014 - 15th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management conference will be held at The University of Queensland's St. Lucia campus in Brisbane. A full map of the campus is available here.

The various conference activities including plenary keynote sessions, conference and workshop paper sessions, and the panel session will be held at the venues stated in the conference program: Abel Smith (Building 23) and Sir Llew Edwards (Building 14).

The Conference Secretariat, registration, coffee breaks and lunches will be in the Holt Room (Building 21C).

The map below shows the location of the three buildings to be used during the conference. The map also shows how to get to the conference venue from the CityCat ferry terminal at The University of Queensland. The CityCat service is the recommended type of transport for conference participants whose accommodation is in the Brisbane city centre. To reach the conference venue from the CityCat terminal is a short walk up Blair Drive and into Union Road as indicated by red arrows in the map (alternatively follow the road signs to the Student Union Complex).
A full map of St. Lucia campus is available here.


CityCat Ferry

A pleasant way to reach The University of Queensland from the city centre is via the Citycat ferry service (see CityCat videos). Ferries run from 5.30 am until 11.30 pm. Conference participants who board a Citycat ferry in the city centre (North Quay or Riverside stops) should choose a Citycat stop that indicates the direction of the University of Queensland (UQ). The trip from North Quay to UQ takes around 22 minutes.

Please see the map and the CityCat timetable.

An excerpt from the CityCat timetable, shown below, gives a few morning CityCat trips to The University of Queensland:

Board at North Quay 7:45 8:00 8:15 8:30
Arrive University of Queensland 8:02 8:22 8:37 8:52

Tickets can be bought on-board (cash needed) and timetables are also available on-board. The ticket price is $6.10 (if go-card is used then the tickets will be around 30% cheaper).

Other ways to get to UQ

Take bus 66 from King George Square or Roma Street in the City Centre to UQ Lakes or buses 411 and 412 from City to the UQ Main bus stop (Chancellor's Place station). For more info on bus maps and timetables, please check here.

For more info on bus maps and timetables, please check here.

Useful Links

Google map of the conference venue
Google Map UQ St. Lucia Map Brisbane City Centre CityCat Free Bus Loop


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