Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
The congress will be held at the GOLDFIELDS PLENARY THEATRE
1 Convention Centre Pl,
South Wharf Melbourne
T: +61 3 9235 8000
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Superbly located right in the heart of Melbourne on the edge of the Yarra River is the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), just a 20-minute drive from Melbourne airport. Surrounded by a wide range of accommodation within easy walking distance, restaurants, cafes, city centre, the MCEC connects you with everything you need.
The Conference will take place in the Goldfields theatre. For an enlargement of the Map please click here.
Directions to Goldfields theatre: MAP
Throughout the Congress, you will also have the chance to experience Melbourne at its finest. It is a vibrant city with a rich multicultural mix celebrating the creativity and diversity of its people and the city. Melbourne is exciting, constantly evolving and has something for everyone. From its vast range of restaurants , cafes and bars, film and food festivals to galleries and opulent theatres, chic fashion stores, botanic gardens, sports stadiums, elegant Victorian-era streetscapes to modern innovative architecture, Melbourne has an activity and attraction that will undoubtedly interest you.
For those who want to explore further afield, the unique natural beauty of regional Victoria is just a short trip away. For more detail on things to do in Melbourne or on sights and activities outside the city, please click here.
Guide to Melbourne and trip itineries: https://www.australia.com/en/places/melbourne-and-surrounds/guide-to-melbourne.html
Melbourne Walking tours/itineries: https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/things-to-do/walks
Private Tours around Melbourne and Victoria: https://localingtours.com/
Cultural Food Trail Tours around the city and surrounding Neighborhoods: https://www.foodietrails.com.au/
Discover Reginal Victoria
The Great Ocean road, Mornington Peninsula, Philip Island to visit the Penguins, Hiking in the ranges are all accessible just outside Melbourne. We have included a few websites here to get you started in planing your journey, you shouldn’t miss this opportunity.
Itineries based on time: https://liveinmelbourne.vic.gov.au/discover/melbourne-victoria/explore-victoria
Group Day tours around Victoria: https://www.aatkings.com/destination/territories/victoria/
For our international visitors, we encourage you to stay a little longer to explore Australia’s diverse natural beauty. From the tropical rainforests of Queensland to the wide open deserts of the Northern Territory there are many experiences you could have through the diverse landscapes Australia has to offer.
Discover more of what you can experience whilst down under by visiting here
Group Tours in Australia: https://www.aatkings.com
Getting to MCEC by car
Open map here
Getting to MCEC by train
Getting to MCEC by tram
Getting to MCEC by bus
Getting to MCEC by taxi or Uber
Getting to MCEC from the airport
The congress starts on Wednesday 1st November, and finishes Saturday 4th November.
Workshops are scheduled on Tuesday 31st October, and Sunday 5th November.
The official language of the congress is English.
Lunch will be served in the exhibition area during the break between the sessions.
Coffee/tea, water will be available in the exhibition area.
These are included in the registration fee.
An industrial exhibition, highlighting medical and surgical equipment, pharmaceutical products and books will be held during the congress.
The congress has submitted a request for accreditation to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for Melbourne 2023. The former 2019 Antwerp program had been granted 24 European CME credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance with accreditation details through email via our congress organizers, Medicongress.
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Further information regarding accreditation will be available early 2023
Upon request, the chairmen of the congress will be happy to send a personal letter of invitation so as to enable participants to obtain supporting funds or visas to attend the congress. A letter of invitation cannot be considered as an offer of financial support.
Requests for invitation letters must imperatively be made during the online registration process.
Most visitors coming into Australia do require a pre-arranged tourist visa for entry. Traveller’s passports should be valid for more than 6 months at the time of entry, and have 2 blank pages available.
Should you require a visa, please refer to the website for application procedures. An e-visitor visa (subclass 651) is free and application can be done online. Note not all countries are eligible for this visa so it is best to check conditions using the official site.
In registering for the congress, participants agree that neither the Organizing Committee nor the Organizing Secretariat assume any liability whatsoever. Participants should therefore organize their own health, travel and personal insurances.