The easiest and most economical way to travel from Melbourne Airport to the city is via the SkyBus. For all information relating to fares, timetables and transfers to hotels, please click here Melbourne international and domestic terminals are located 25 kilometres from the central business district. For more information please visit here.
All international delegates, apart from New Zealand citizens, must obtain a Visa or Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) before travelling to Australia. Please ensure you organise your documentation well in advance of travel. View more information here
June is Melbourne’s second coldest month with an average daily temperate of 11°C. For further information please click here.
Whether its tour bookings, events and entertainment information, brochures and maps, or general tourist advice you need, the Melbourne Visitor Information Centre in Federation Square has it covered.
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The RACMA Winter Professional Development Forum will be held at the Langham, Southgate Avenue, Southbank, Victoria.
For directions from Melbourne Airport please click here.
Valet parking is available at the hotel at a rate of $64.00 per car per 24 hours. Alternatively, there is ample parking available at a number of public parking buildings surrounding The Langham, Melbourne. Early bird rates are available and for more information on these car parking buildings, please visit:
Southgate Avenue
Riverside Quay 
Registration desk can be located in the foyer on the Podium level, The Langham.
Wednesday 14 June– 0800-1700
Thursday 15 June – 0800 -1645
Friday 16 June – 0800 -1600

The Exhibition will be open on the 14-16 June from 0830 – 1545.
Delegates have access to complimentary WiFi for the duration of the forum. Please see the registration desk for access details.
To access the forum WiFi please select the Network Name: Langham and the password is: RAC14JUN

3 Day Registration: Lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided over the 3 days

2 Day Registration: Lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided over the selected 2 days

Day Registration: Lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments are provided only for the day you have registered.

Complimentary Tea, coffee, water and mints are available during the forum.

If you have advised the forum managers of any special dietary requirements, the caterers have been informed of these. For day catering, there will be a specific area where special food is brought out, please check with catering or workshop staff. IMPORTANT– If your dietary request relates to a life threatening allergy, please ensure that you advise the organisers as soon as possible.
The forum dress code is smart casual.
Delegates will be provided with an individual name badge, which will give you access to all sessions that you have registered to attend. This must be worn at all times within the forum venue.
In the lead-up to the forum small updates will be made to the program. Any changes to the forum program during the forum will be announced during housekeeping notices each morning. You may also check with Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk.

3 Day Registration 
3 day registration includes attendance to selected sessions during the days of 14-16 June 2017.  This includes name badge, lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments.

2 Day Registration 
2 day registration includes attendance to selected sessions over 2 days.  This includes name badge, lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments.

Day Registration
Day Registration includes attendance at selected sessions on the nominated day of attendance. This includes name badge, lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments.

Accommodation can no longer be booked online. To secure accommodation please email Chelsea Saint. Please provide your check-in and check-out dates. Payment for your accommodation will not be taken until you check in or out of the Hotel. Delegates are encouraged to book in advance as availability closer to the forum date is not guaranteed. 
The credit card details you supply via the phone will be transferred to the hotel you have selected – please confirm this on check in with your hotel. Your credit card will not be charged until you check in or out. If the credit card you intend on using to pay for the accommodation does not belong to you, the Hotel will require an authority form to be signed.
Please email Chelsea Saint to cancel or change your accommodation prior to the forum. If you need to cancel your accommodation booking within 30 days of your arrival date any cancellation fees will be subject to the hotel cancellation policy. Therefore, no accommodation refund can be guaranteed within 30 business days of the forum. If you alter your accommodation booking after you have checked in, please deal directly with the hotel. If you arrive 24 hours later than your indicated arrival day, charges will apply.
Cancellations must be received in writing – mail, email or fax – to Leishman Associates. Cancellations will not be deemed to be received until you have written confirmation from Leishman Associates. If you have not received acknowledgement within two business days, please contact Leishman Associates on (03) 6234 7844. Cancellations postmarked on or before, 1 month before the forum, will incur a fee of 50% of the registration amount. No refunds will be made for cancellations for the forum postmarked after 1 month before the forum, however substitutions may be accepted. 
The members of the forum organising committee and Leishman Associates accept no liability for personal accident of loss or damage suffered by any participant, accompanying person, invited observer or any other person by whatever means. Nor do we accept liability for any equipment or software brought to the forum by delegates, speakers, sponsors or any other party. Please protect your personal property. Do not leave laptops, cameras, and other valuable items unsecured. Be conscious of individuals who appear out of place and do not wear a conference name badge. Advise Leishman Associates staff if this does not occur.
 Delegates are not permitted to use any type of camera or recording device at any of the sessions unless written permission has been obtained from the relevant speaker.
RACMA reserves the right to amend or alter any advertised details relating to dates, program and speakers if necessary, without notice, as a result of circumstances beyond their control. All attempts have been made to keep any changes to an absolute minimum.