The conference will be held at the UTS Aerial Function Centre.

More details and maps can be found here: PAM2017 Conference location and the enlarged maps.


The nearest hotel is Mercure Sydney Central. Please call or email hotel reservations on +612 9217 6797 or and quote CSI2803717 to receive a discounted rates of $299.00 per room per night inclusive on one buffet breakfast.

It is possible to find cheaper accommodations online, e.g. via TripAdvisor. You may find your stay more convenient if your hotel is near a train station. For examples:

Mercure Sydney Central (near Central Station)

Highfield Private Hotel (near Kings Cross Station)

Sydney Hotel CBD (near Town Hall Station)

Hotel Coronation (near Town Hall Station)

Further savings can be realised by staying in suburbs and using the public transportation system. The conference location is only 500m away from Sydney’s central train station. For examples:

Boronia Lodge Burwood (near Burwood Station) 

Shilla Lodge Hotel (near Strathfield Station)

Following links are useful to get an estimation on travel time and the associated cost to the conference venue from your accommodation.

1) NSW Transport Info website
(Use the trip planner option)
2) Google Maps (

Within Sydney, public transport is prepaid and you can use the Opal card for any mode of public transportation; busses, trains, and ferries that can be purchased/topped-up online or at retail offices. Further details can be found at

(Note: Some trains and buses might have no or limited service during late hours. Always plan your trip ahead and check the transport availability using above links)…