The University of Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
6 - 9 December 2015
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SPIE Micro+Nano Materials, Devices, and Applications 2015 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Welcome to Sydney, Australia

The University of Sydney is an Australian public university located in Sydney. Founded in 1850, it is Australia's first university. The 2014-2015 QS World University Rankings placed the University of Sydney 37th and in the top 0.3% overall in the world. Sydney is one of only 12 universities in the world to receive a "5 Star Plus" rating by QS based on criteria including "research, employability, teaching, facilities, internationalisation, innovation, specialist criteria and inclusiveness". The University of Sydney currently has more than 51,000 students from 134 countries.

The main campus has been ranked in the top 10 of the world's most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post and is spread across the inner-city suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington. It is located just a few moments from the heart of Sydney's entertainment and transport district and is a short distance from some of Sydney's major attractions and Darling Harbour. In addition to conference facilities, the University is home to the famous Quadrangle and boasts historic sandstone buildings complete with gargoyles and cloisters.

SPIE Micro+Nano Materials, Devices and Applications 2015 will be held in the AIN Building (A31), behind the Physics Building (A28), Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney, NSW 2042. 

AIN Building, Australian Institute of Nanoscience

Map of Camperdown/Darlington Campus

Interactive Google Map

Flying to Sydney, AU

The Sydney Airport (SYD) is located 8.4 kilometers (20-30 minutes driving time) from The University of Sydney.

International Arrivals

Shuttle Service from Sydney Airport - Redy2Go
Reservations required - $22 each way - select 'FARE QUOTES' to book airport shuttle

Ground Transportation

Taxi from Airport: $35 - 40 each way

By Train - Sydney Airport

Driving and Parking

Planning a Trip in Sydney - Frommer's

Sydney, Australia Destination NSW - Official Travel & Accommodations Website

VISA Process
Visa application information and invitation letter requests

Car Rental

Call your local Hertz Reservation Centre or, in the USA, the Hertz International Reservation Centre at 1-800-654-3001 to receive a special discount for the SPIE Micro+Nano Materials, Devices and Applications. Reservations can also be made online Book Hertz Online. You will receive 10% off qualifying affordable rates at participating locations in Sydney.

Be sure to identify yourself as a SPIE attendee. Please print this Hertz Discount Coupon and present it at time of rental in order to receive this discount. The PC reference given must be on your advance reservation to receive this special offer.

This special offer is available for rentals from 1-15 December 2015.