Travelling to the Conference
The closest City Loop station is Melbourne Central. From here you can catch a tram or walk to the campus.
From Elizabeth Street catch tram number 19 and disembark at Stop 11 (The University of Melbourne/Royal Parade). Follow Genetics Lane (to the left of The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health) to the Arts West building.
From Swanston Street catch tram number 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 or 72, and disembark at Stop 1 (Melbourne University/Swanston Street).
The Parkville campus is a 15 to 20 minute walk north of Melbourne’s CBD.
- University Square Car Park: Entrance at 244 Bouverie Street or 206 Berkeley Street.
- Eastern Precinct Car Park: 375 Cardigan Street, Carlton, near the corner of Elgin Street.
- Royal Parade: Enter via Royal Parade, located between Genetics Lane and Medical Road (beneath Kenneth Myer Building).
Best Western Plus Travel Inn
225 Drummond St, Carlton VIC 3053 (450m from the University)
This offer is available through to (and including) 16 June 2023.
Reservations must be made through the hotel website only: www.thetravelinn.com.au
The code is “OCIS”, and must be entered as above. The rate is $185 for a room only. If you would like to add breakfast, please contact the hotel directly.
Any cancellations must be made by 2pm the day prior to arrival.
Essence Hotel Carlton
609 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053 (450m from the University)
The rate is $169 for stays Sunday to Thursday, and $199 for stays Friday and Saturday.
Reservations must be made through the hotel website only: www.essencehotels.com.au/carlton
The code is “OCISESSCARL” – choose the dates of stay, and click book now. Then click the drop-down menu where it says ‘ADD CODE’, change the option from ‘DISCOUNT CODE’ to ‘RATE ACCESS’, and input the code.
The code must be entered as shown above, and bookings can be made for the period of 05/07/2023 – 08/07/2023.
voco Melbourne Central
18 Timothy Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000 (1.3 km from the University)
A special link has been created for OCIS delegates and reservations must be made via this link: 2023 OCIS Conference – voco: Melbourne Central
The rate is $260 per night.