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IEA 4E · Meeting · 13-17 November 2017

20th 4E ExCo & Annex meetings, Canberra, Australia

Meetings Guide & Registration

An overview of the 20th IEA-4E ExCo & Associated meetings can be viewed here.

All delegates must register for the meetings they wish to attend.  The online registration form is available here.

Conference Location

All meetings will take place at the National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra. The Map Location can be viewed here.
 
Further information on the venue is available at the following link.

Hotel Bookings

Delegates are responsible for making their own hotel bookings. The following hotels have given delegates special room rates for the meeting, which can be accessed either through the link supplied or by the use of the code provided.
 
The hotels are all within walking distance of the venue and popular eating precincts.
 
Hotel Kurrajong Canberra (4 stars) - $AU 229 per night
8 National Circuit
Barton ACT 2600
Please following this link to book Hotel Kurrajong Canberra.
 
Rydges Capital Hill (4 stars) - $AU 139 per night.  Full buffet breakfast available for $23 per person.
Cnr Canberra Ave & National Circuit, Forrest
Please follow this link to discounted accommodation rates for delegates.
 
Brassey Hotel (3.5 stars) - $AU 179 per night.  Breakfast is available for $25 per adult.
Macquarie St & Belmore Gardens, Barton
To avail of the discount, please call or email their Central Reservations Team and advise using the following code, IEABRASSEY. Central Reservations ph: +61 2 6163 1888 or email
 
Little National Hotel (4 stars) - $AU 209 per night.  Breakfast is available for $25 per adult.
21 National Circuit, Barton
To avail of the discount, please call or email their Central Reservations Team and advise using the following code, IEANATIONAL. Central Reservations ph: +61 2 6163 1888 or email
 
Burbury Hotel (4.5 stars) - $AU 229 per night.  Breakfast is available for $25 per adult.
1 Burbury Close, Barton
To avail of the discount, please call or email their Central Reservations Team and advise using the following code, IEABURBERY. Central Reservations ph: +61 2 6163 1888 or email
 
Hotel Realm (5 stars) - $AU 249 per night.  Breakfast is available for $25 per adult.
18 National Circuit, Canberra
To avail of the discount, please call or email their Central Reservations Team and advise using the following code, IEAREALM. Central Reservations ph: +61 2 6163 1888 or email

Travel Information

Visitor Visa Requirements - all delegates from outside Australia will require a visa to enter the country.  There are a number of different visa's for Australia but delegates should be able to apply under 2 options depending on the passport holders country of origin.  Please check your eligibility for each visa option carefully.

eVisitor (subclass 651) - this is a free visa that is applied for electronically prior to travel.  You must be a passport holder from certain countries to be eligible.  All the information can be found at https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/651-

Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601) - this visa has a fee of AUD 20 and is relevant for passport holders from Canada, Japan, South Korea and USA.  The relevant information can be found at https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/601-

Travel to Canberra – Delegates will arrive at the Canberra International Airport. The airport web site is: https://www.canberraairport.com.au/
 
Travel from the airport to hotels: From the airport you can take a taxi or ACTION bus to reach the hotel locations. It takes about 10 minutes by taxi. More information can be found at https://www.canberraairport.com.au/travellers/parking-transport/taxis/
 
Information on getting around Canberra can be found at https://visitcanberra.com.au/getting-around
 
More information on Canberra can be found at https://visitcanberra.com.au/. The web site also has maps and apps providing information on Canberra.

Other Events

We are also hosting the International Energy Agency Energy Efficiency End-Use Equipment Solid State Lighting Annex meeting in Canberra from the 20 to 22 November.
 
Please consider in your travel plans that on 20 and 21 November the National Energy Efficiency Conference 2017, organised by the Energy Efficiency Council is on in Melbourne. If you are interested in speaking please let us know and we can put you in contact with the organisers.
 
A video about Canberra can be accessed here.