ASIA PACIFIC AUTISM CONFERENCE 2019

20th – 22nd June, 2019 (Main Conference)
18th – 19th June, 2019 (Learning Journeys & Workshops)
Resorts World Convention Centre, Singapore

MS DENISE PHUA

CHAIRMAN, APAC 2019 ORGANISING COMMITTEE
PRESIDENT, AUTISM RESOURCE CENTRE (SINGAPORE)

Dear partners in the autism community,

It is my absolute delight that Singapore will be the host country for the 2019 Asia Pacific Autism Conference (APAC).

This is the first time APAC is held outside Australia since its inception in 2009.

The conference theme – “Thriving with Autism” reflects our aspiration towards achieving quality of life for all persons with autism, their families and the professionals serving in the community.

Call-for-papers

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Autism-Europe’s 12th International Congress 2019

Abstract submission is now open for Autism-Europe’s 12th International Congress 2019

Deadline for abstract submission
January 31st, 2019

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Registration is now open

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and benefit from the early bird fees

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INSAR 2019 Annual Meeting Abstracts

INSAR 2019 Annual Meeting Abstracts

May 1 – 4
Palais des congres de Montreal
Montreal, Canada

Abstract Submission Dates
Opening:   October 29, 2018
Closing:   December 5, 2018

Call For Abstracts

Some changes that you will see this year are highlighted below.  More details, including changes to submission guidelines, will be announced in mid-October.

  • Expanded list of topic areas for submissions (view list)
  • Changing from all submitted to panels to combination of Invited and Submitted
  •  Additional Panel Sessions

Coming Soon:

  • Call for Abstract Reviewers
  • Call for Abstracts & Panels – Full Details/Submission Guidelines

 

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ASfAR Conference 2018

The Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) Conference will be held at Griffith University, Gold Coast, on 6 & 7 December 2018. 

Full Program is now available

Information Booklet

Conference Registration

The fourth ASfAR Conference will be held at Griffith University, Gold Coast, Queensland, with support from the Autism CRC, Gold Coast Tourism, and Griffith University. The conference will be held over two full days Thursday 6 December (9am-5.30pm) and Friday 7 December (9am-4pm). A social event is scheduled for Thursday evening. Registration for this event will close at midnight on Thursday November 29.

Registration for the conference is free, but you must be an ASfAR member to attend. If you are not currently a member, please submit a membership application here

Registration for the conference is free, but you must be an ASfAR member to attend. If you are not currently a member, please submit a membership application here  by Wednesday November 28. Membership is on a biennial basis (current period 2017-2018 calendar year).


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Conference convenors:

Dr Jessica Paynter; J.Paynter@griffith.edu.au
Dr Marleen Westerveld: M.Westerveld@griffith.edu.au

2018 Conference flyer (pdf)

Accommodation

Gold Coast is a tourism hub with a wide array of accommodation from budget to luxury located in close proximity to Griffith University. Excellent public transport (buses and light rail) are available and link the campus to Surfers Paradise, which is located 15 minutes away by car. Below is a list of examples of accommodation located within 15-20 minutes transit of campus.

Delegates can also visit the Gold Coast Tourism website a wide range of accommodation options (https://www.destinationgoldcoast.com/where-to-stay/hotels)

 

Budget

Griffith University Village: offers a range of accommodation options from single rooms within an apartment from $65 per night; double rooms $90 per night; or five bedroom apartments at $270 per night. This would offer an affordable option for students/scholars and is a 10 minute walk from the proposed venues. Limited wheelchair access.

Website: https://www.mystudentvillage.com/au/griffith-university-village/

 

Aquarius Backpacker’s Gold Coast (3 star): from $85/night (mixed dormitories) – 15 minutes from Griffith University via light rail (operating every 5 minutes). Limited wheelchair accessibility

Website: https://www.aquariusgoldcoast.com.au/

 

Woodroffe Hotel Southport: from $99 per night – 10 minute light rail (operates every 15 minutes). No wheelchair accessibility in rooms. Website: https://woodroffehotel.com.au/

Mid-range

Mantra at Sharks: from $124 per night – 8 minute walk to Griffith University, Gold Coast University Hospital, and light rail. Full wheelchair accessibility to hotel and rooms.

Website: https://www.mantrahotels.com/mantra-at-sharks/

Meriton Suites Southport: from $125 per night – 13 minute light rail (operates every 15 minute). Wheelchair ramp access to hotel. Larger room recommended.

Website: https://www.meritonsuites.com.au/our-hotels/qld/gold-coast/southport/

Meriton Suites Broadbeach (1,2,3 Bedroom Apartments): from $185 per night – 30 minute light rail (operates every 7.5minutes). Wheelchair ramp access to hotel. Studio suite recommended for full accessibility.

Website: https://www.meritonsuites.com.au/our-hotels/qld/gold-coast/broadbeach/

Mantra on View Surfers Paradise: from $134 per night – 19 minute light rail (operates every 15 minutes). Wheelchair ramp access to hotel. Limited availability of rooms with full accessibility (enquire with reservations).

Website: https://www.mantra.com.au/queensland/gold-coast/surfers-paradise/accommodation/hotels/mantra-on-view-hotel/

Novotel Surfers Paradise: from $155 per night – 21 minute light rail (operates every 15 minutes). Wheelchair ramp access to hotel. Two fully accessible rooms (pending availability).

Website: https://www.novotelsurfersparadise.com.au/

Luxury.

Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa: from $264 per night – 18 minute light rail (operates every 15 minutes). Wheelchair ramp access to hotel. Two fully accessible rooms (pending availability).

Website: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/oolsp-surfers-paradise-marriott-resort-and-spa/

Hilton Surfers Paradise (1,2,3 Bedroom Apartments): from $219 per night – 21 minute light rail (operates every 15 minutes). Wheelchair ramp access to hotel. Four fully accessible rooms (pending availability).

Website: http://hiltonsurfersparadise.com.au/ 

 

Transport

The Gold Coast is serviced by trains/trams, buses, taxis and ferries, along with plenty of self-drive options. Surfers Paradise is a short 15-minute drive from the Griffith University campus assessible affordably via the following:

Light rail (trams) – see https://ridetheg.com.au/ for information regarding fares, planning your journey, station locations and more. All stations are accessible via ramps to provide improved access for passengers using mobility aids (wheelchairs, scooters or motorised vehicles).

Buses – see https://translink.com.au/gold-coast for information regarding fares, planning your journey and more

Uber – see https://www.uber.com/en-AU/cities/gold-coast/: fares approximately ranging from uberX: A$13-18; uberXL: A$20-27; uberSELECT: A$23-31; or uberASSIST: A$13-18 (pending travel distance)

Taxi – see https://www.gccabs.com.au/: fares approximately ranging from $23.15-$32.41 (pending travel distance)

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