Australian Entomological Society - 43rd AGM & Scientific Conference

and Australasian Arachnological Society - 2012 Conference

Sunday 25 - Wednesday 28 November 2012, The Old Woolstore, Hobart

General Information

Baby Sitting

Please contact your chosen hotel to arrange a baby-sitting service.

Contact Phone Numbers

Police – Emergency 000
Police – General Assistance 131 444
Royal Hobart Hospital
48 Liverpool Street
(03) 6222 8308
Hobart Private Hospital
Cnr Collins & Argyle Streets, Hobart
(03) 6214 3000
Taxi Hobart 131 008
Taxi - Taxi Combined Services 13 2227
Hobart Water Taxi 0407 036 268
Maxi Taxi 131 008 or 6274 3140
Airporter Bus (City Hotels Shuttle) 1300 38 55 11
13 1313
Virgin Blue
13 6789
Jetstar 131 538


Delegate List

A delegate list will be supplied to all conference attendees including exhibitors and sponsors. Please email Conference Design if you do not wish to have your details included on the delegate list.


Whilst we have endeavoured to ensure all information is accurate, all details provided are subject to change without notice


Dress throughout the conference is neat casual. Dress for each function is indicated in the function description.


The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. Neither the AES or Conference Design Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.


A message board will be located near the Registration Desk.

Name Badges

Name badges will be issued when registering at the conference. For security purposes the conference name badge must be worn at all times during the conference and social functions.


Limited undercover parking is available at the venue at a cost and a number of commercial car parks are located nearby.


Conference Design Pty Ltd will gather and record personal information necessary for your attendance at the Conference. Personal information will be gathered, stored and disseminated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles


The conference and social functions are non-smoking

Special Requirements

Please note any special requirements, for example dietary or mobility, when registering for the conference. All special requirements will be forwarded to the venue. For pre-arranged special dietary requirements please make yourself known to the waiting staff at all functions.


During conference the daily mean maximum temperature is 20.7°C and the mean minimun temperature is 10.9°C. Visit the Bureau of Meteorology for more information.