General Information


\\ Venue Information

National Convention Centre Canberra

31 Constitution Avenue, Canberra ACT 2601

The National Convention Centre Canberra is conveniently located in the city. It’s only 7 km from the Canberra airport and easily accessible by car, taxi and public transport.

For more information on parking and how to get there please use this link:




\\ Venue Map

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\\ Conference & Roundtable Sessions

Seating capacity is limited in the conference and roundtable sessions. Preferences selected before the event are located on the back of your name badge and are for planning purposes. Please arrive early in order to secure a seat. If a session has reached capacity, you may be asked to attend an alternative session. Due to safety reason, the venue does not allow delegates to sit on the floor.

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\\ Networking Functions

A Networking Drinks Reception will be held on 1 August from 5:30pm - 6:30pm in the Exhibition Hall. All delegates, speakers and exhibitors are welcome to attend.


\\ Cloakroom

The NCC has a cloakroom located at their reception desk in the conference centre.


\\ Expo Opening Hours

1 August 2017  l  10:00am - 5:00pm
2 August 2017  l  10:00am - 3:30pm


\\ Food and Beverage

For all delegates and speakers catering is included in your  package. Catering is available on the expo floor for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

For expo visitors, there is a visitors cafe on the expo floor for you to purchase food and beverage.
For all sponsors and exhibitors, please check your exhibition manual for details on catering.

Delegates with dietary requirements who requested a special meal at the time of registration, should ask venue staff where these will be served during meal breaks.


\\ Name Badge

Name badges must be worn at all times. Your name badge will be emailed to you one week prior to the event. Please print this out in COLOUR and bring with you on the day. If you cannot print your badge at home, we will also have printing stations available in the registration area


\\ Mobile App

To keep up to date with the latest agendas, competitions and to interact with other attendees download the mobile app. Just search 'Tech in Gov' in the App Store or Google Play store.


\\ Win Prizes

Sponsors and exhibitors will be conducting prize draws over the two day event. Check the competitions tab in the Mobile App to find out what’s on offer or walk around the exhibition hall for your chance to win.


\\ Speaker Papers

Speaker papers (presentation slides) will be available within one week after the event.  Delegates will be emailed instructions on how to access the papers.

Note: Not all speakers give us permission to upload their papers. Unfortunately we will not be able to distribute these under any circumstances.


\\ Wireless Internet

Free wireless internet is available for conference delegates and expo visitors.
Here's how to connect:

  • Switch on your wireless drive - it should automatically detect the Wi-Fi networks
  • Go to settings --> Wi-Fi to see the available networks
  • Select NCC Wireless
  • You will be directed the NCC splash page
  • Hit 'Connect' button

\\ Conference and Expo Evaluation

Help Association & Communications Events improve our future events. Please complete the evaluation survey that will be emailed to you post-event as we welcome all types of feedback and strive to improve our events each year.


\\ Photographer

A photographer will be onsite during the conference. Photographs will be used for promotional purposes on the Association & Communications Events websites, in email communications and on ACEvents social media sites. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer know.