29th IEEE International Conference on
Data Engineering

Brisbane, Australia | April 8-11, 2013

ICDE 2013: 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society


Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel, Brisbane, Australia, April 8-11, 2013


http://www.icde2013.org

Accommodation

Conference Venue - Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel

ICDE 2013 will be held at the 5-star Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel, 249 Turbot Street Brisbane CBD, and conveniently located above Central Railway Station. We have reserved a block of King or Twin rooms with thespecial rate of $250 per night. Please make your reservation using our dedicated booking site. Please do not call the generic reservation desk of the hotel, but use this special web site to make your accommodation arrangements.

Alternative Accommodation

4-star Oaks Lexicon Apartments

347 Ann Street - 350m / 5min walk from conference venue

We have reserved a block of spacious one and two bedroom apartments with the special rates of $229 and $289 per night. If you're happy to share with colleagues coming to ICDE, please consider the two bedroom apartment option. Please make your reservation using our dedicated booking site. Please do not call the generic reservation desk of the hotel, but use this special web site to make your accommodation arrangements.

4-star The Inchcolm Hotel

73 Wickham Terrace - 240m / 3min walk from conference venue

We have reserved a block of spacious one and two bedroom suites. If you're happy to share with colleagues coming to ICDE, please consider the two bedroom suite option. Please make your reservation using our dedicated booking site. Please do not call the generic reservation desk of the hotel, but use this special web site to make your accommodation arrangements.

Budget Accommodation Base Brisbane Central

Corner Ann & Edward Streets - Across the road from conference venue

If you're travelling on a budget, the Palace features a mix of dorm, double and single rooms. The rooms are fitted with lockers and secured by an electronic key system. They are serviced daily and all linen is provided. Please make your reservation using our dedicated booking site. Please do not call the generic reservation desk of the hotel, but use this special web site to make your accommodation arrangements.

How to travel to/from airport and your accommodation

TRAIN

The Airtrain runs to/from Brisbane Domestic and International Airports, with travel time of just 22 minutes to Central Station. A one-way single adult ticket costs AUD15.00.

Weekends: Airport to Central Station - First train 6am - Last train 10pm

Central Station to Airport - First train 5am - Last train 9pm

Mon-Fri: Airport to Central Station - First train 5.40am - Last train 10pm

Central Station to Airport - First train 5am - Last train 9pm

The Airtrain has plenty of space for luggage with lifts & escalators available at airport stations. For the Airtrain timetable please visit http://translink.com.au/

TAXI

A taxi rank is located on the front terminal road at the Domestic Terminal, and on the Arrivals Level 2 at the International Terminal.

Fares vary due to distance, traffic conditions and time, however, you can anticipate that a fare to Brisbane's CBD from Brisbane Airport will total approximately AUD40.00.

PARKING AT BRISBANE AIRPORT

Convenient parking is available at both the International and Domestic Terminals at Brisbane Airport. For stays over 6 hours, overnight or longer, use the Long Term undercover car park, located opposite the Domestic Terminal, only a short walk via covered walkways.