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Conference Venue, Arrival, and Local Travel

Welcome to Sydney, Australia

LCN 2013 will be held in Sydney, Australia, also known as the Harbour City. It is the largest, oldest, and most cosmopolitan city in Australia with an enviable reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities. Brimming with history, nature, culture, art, fashion, cuisine, design, it is set next to miles of ocean coastline and sandy surf beaches. The city is also home to the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, two of the most iconic structures on the planet.

To learn more about Sydney and local attractions:

Conference Venue

The LCN 2013 conference hotel is Novotel Sydney Central (formerly Citigate Central).

The hotel and LCN 2013 venue address is:

    Novotel Sydney Central
    169-179 Thomas Street
    Sydney, NSW 2000

Arrival and Local Travel

Novotel Sydney Central is located in Central Sydney, close to the Central Railway Station, Darling Harbour, Chinatown, and Sydney's Central Business District (known locally as the "CBD"). The hotel is about 10km from Sydney International Airport (also known as Kingsford Smith Airport).

Transportation from the airport to the conference hotel is possible via train, taxi, or rental car. The easiest option is to take the Airport Link train from the airport to the Central railway station. The train stops both at the domestic and international terminals. The train ride takes approximately 12 minutes (10 minutes from domestic terminal). Timetable and fare information is available at the Airport Link page. The hotel is located 500m from Central station. The following map illustrates walking directions to the hotel:

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Alternately, a taxi from the airport to the hotel should take around 20-25 minutes and cost approximately 40 AUD.

Additional questions can be directed to the LCN Local Arrangements Chair, Salil Kanhere (e-mail) or LCN Local Arrangements Co-Chair, Olivier Mehani (email).