General Information


The Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart is a wheelchair accessible venue with lifts and amenities.


As a guide, temperatures in Hobart in November range from 9.3°C to 18.7°C.


All communication with registered delegates will be by email wherever an email address is provided. If you register and do not receive a confirmation either by email within five working days please contact the Meeting Secretariat, Encanta, by phone on +61 3 9863 7607 or email:


Delegates carrying commercial goods or samples may need to obtain permits for their goods depending on the nature of the goods, regardless of value. Quarantine and wildlife regulations and other restrictions may also apply to certain goods. All travellers must declare amounts of $10,000 or more in foreign or Australian currency (notes and coins) you take into or out of Australia. For more information visit


The information provided on the website is correct at time of publishing. The Meeting Organisers reserve the right to amend the program as circumstances dictate.


Meeting Sessions: Smart Casual
Welcome Reception: Smart Casual
ASM Dinner: TBA

Family Friendly Initiatives

The ACEM 2019 ASM welcomes delegates with children, and enables them to participate in the Meeting by offering family friendly facilities. Childcare will be arranged onsite at the Hotel Grand Chancellor on the Monday through to Thursday. Costs will be dependent on the number of children requiring care, and will be confirmed closer to the time. If this is a service you would be interested in using you can express your interest upon registration for the Meeting.

The Meeting will also have a room at the Hotel Grand Chancellor where delegates with small children will be able to watch a live stream of plenary sessions.


Complimentary wireless internet access is available to Meeting delegates throughout the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart. Please see staff at the registration desk for further information.


The Meeting Organisers recognise that some delegates may have special dietary needs. Please advise the Meeting Secretariat either via the registration form or in writing should you wish for them to make alternative arrangements on your behalf.

Please Note: Dietary requirements received less than 72 hours prior to the event cannot be guaranteed. Kosher meals may be available, however please note this will be at an additional cost.


Car parking is available for hotel guests and is located underneath the hotel. An additional cost is payable if hotels guests wish to use the car park. Access to the car park is from the rear of the building on Macquarie Street. From the hotel’s main entrance drive along Davey Street, which is one way, and then turn right on Argyle Street and immediately right again onto Macquarie Street.

Valet parking: $18 per vehicle overnight

Undercover self-parking: $9 per vehicle overnight (limited space)

For delegates not staying in-house, parking rates are as follows:

1 hours – $2.00
2 hours – $4.00
3 hours – $6.00
4 hours – $7.00
5 hours – $9.00
6 hours – $12.00
7 hours – $15.00
8 hours – $18.00
9 hours – $21.00
10 hours – $24.00
11 hours – $27.00
12 hours – $30.00
24 hours – $32.00

Early bird parking is available for $13.00 per day – delegates must enter before 9.00am and exit before 6.30pm.

Smoking Policy

The Tasmanian Government imposes a strict no smoking policy in venues, restaurants, bars and shopping centres in Hobart.

Important Dates

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