Queensland University of Technology

DIS 2016 will be held at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Gardens Point Campus. QUT is Australia’s top university under 50 years old, and is rated 26th in the world in the Times Higher Education listing. The Gardens Point Campus is adjacent to the Brisbane Botanical Gardens, and to Brisbane’s CBD itself, on the river front.

The conference venue, the QUT Science and Engineering Centre (SEC), is a brand-new, worldclass AU$ 230 million facility that is ideally located in the centre of Brisbane with a variety of accommodation options within walking distance.


The Cube

Located within the SEC, The Cube is one of the world’s largest digital interactive and multitouch display spaces for science, technology, engineering and maths. The Cube comprises of over 40 multi-touch, multi-user and interactive screens and is a strong example of the worldclass environment for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning, research and engagement occurring in Brisbane. It is complemented by the university’s strong commitment to and investment in the creative industries and design.




QUT Science and Engineering Centre


Queensland University of Technology
Gardens Point Campus
Science and Engineering Centre, P Block
2 George Street
Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia

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Brisbane Airport tarmac

Air Travel

Brisbane’s international and domestic airport terminals are approximately 20 km north east of the Central Business District (CBD), a 15 to 20 minute drive. Visitors can reach the central business district by taxi, uber, shuttle bus, or AirTrain.

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Getting Around

Brisbane public transport makes it easy to get from A to B with minimal interruptions or changes, no matter if you go by bus, train, cab, or ferry. QUT Gardens Point is also easily accessible by foot as well as CityCycle from all major CBD hotel locations.

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