ISCoS 2018 – 57th ISCoS combined with the 25th ANZSCoS Annual Scientific Meeting  13 - 15 Sept

General Information


13-15 September 2018



International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney)

14 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW 2000

T: +61 2 9215 7100



The official language of the Meeting is English



The Australian dollar is the official currency of Australia which comes in denominations of $5, $10, £20, $50 and $100 notes. Currency exchange can be made at banks, hotels and international hotels. Cash withdrawal machines or Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are widespread across Sydney. Fees may be charged on international transactions.


Goods and Services Tax

Australia has a Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 10 per cent. You may be able to claim a refund of the GST paid on goods bought here if you have spent AUD$300 or more in one store, no more than 30 days before departing Australia. Tourist Refund Scheme facilities are located in the departure area of international terminals. For more information see Australian government information on the Tourist Refund Scheme.


Visa Information

When visiting Australia, there are important things you should know such as what visas to apply for and requirements for the visa application, your obligations while in Australia and information about complying with the conditions of your visa. For detailed information about which Australian visa application, please click here

You will also need to know what you can and cannot bring into Australia, knowing the duty-free concession limits and what to experience when travelling through Australian airports and seaports.

For further information, please refer to Information for visitors.



Across the whole month, the average temperature for September is 16 degrees with some possible chilly winds.


Liability and Insurance

The Meeting ​Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.​


Meeting Organiser

ISCoS 2018 Secretariat

T +44 (0)1227 378850