The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Aerial Function Centre is located within the heart of Sydney CBD’s vibrant entertainment and shopping precincts,



Aerial Function Centre is located within UTS Building 10 on Level 7, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo.

This purposed built conference centre has been designed to cater for up to 450 guests in a variety of event configurations. The centre plays host to spectacular views of the city with sweeping balconies and a fully equipped bar.  Equipped with a multitude of IT & AV features: HD widescreen projectors, wireless microphones and wiFi.

A speaker ready room, office and computer facilities can be found in the UTS Short Course Centre adjacent to the Aerial Function Centre, Level  7 UTS Building 10.



AFC Floor Plan



Plenary Session

Wattle, Thomas and Broadway Room (seats 300 persons)
Aerial Function Centre



Concurrent Scientific Sessions

UTS Short Course Centre (see below, seats 100 persons)
and the Aerial Function Centre Wattle, Thomas and Broadway Room



Aerial Function Centre Jones and Harris Room


Aerial Function Centre Jones and Harris Room
The Aerial Function Centre mixes Australian cuisine with international flavours and accommodates a variety of special dietary needs as required by guests.  Included in your conference registration daily is coffee and tea on arrival, a working sandwich lunch and morning and afternoon tea refreshments.

On site and nearby parking

Interpark manage a car park located underneath UTS Building 10 with the following opening times and rates.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday  6:30am – 10:00pm

Rates Monday – Friday
0 – 1 hour $14.00
1 – 2 hours $20.00
2 + hours $27.00
Maximum $27.00 per day

Novotel Sydney Central Hotel car park
169-179 Thomas Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel:(+61) 2 9281 6888
Rate: $27.00 per day
5 min walk from venue

Disabled access facilities

The AFC is fully accessible via ramps and lifts to level 7 with an accessible bathroom available. Venue is also equipped with a hearing induction loop.

Social Events

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Welcome Drinks & Canapes

Aerial Function Centre: 18:00 – 19:30

Included in your Conference Registration

This ‘ice-breaker’ gives everyone the opportunity to relax whilst enjoying light refreshments. The Trade Exhibition will be in full swing in the Harris and Jones Rooms, so it will be quite a buzz!

Thursday 25 May 2017

Conference Starlight Dinner Cruise

18.45 for a 19.00 Departure
No. 1 King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour
22.00 return to No. 1 King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour

Enjoy a relaxing Sydney Harbour dinner cruise on the Captain Cook Cruises Cadman 2 vessel pictured below

The evening will include a leisurely three hour cruise on spectacular Sydney Harbour and a white table cloth seated and served three course Starlight Dinner and standard open bar.

Guests with special dietary requirements will be catered for individually.

This will be a truly memorable evening and a “must” for all delegates. To view the delicious Starlight Dinner Menu, please click here.

Cost: $100 per student otherwise $130 per person.



Darling Harbour
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