Revise: The Art and Science of Contemporary Remix Cultures
Held at the University of Wollongong
2-3 December, 2010

Monday, September 13, 2010

Registration and Accommodation

[UPDATED: A new link to the registration has been provided below. Sorry for any confusion.]

After many weeks of organising, we've finally got all the details sorted out! Here are the details on how to register for the event, and where to book accommodation in Wollongong. This information is forthcoming to you all via email as well.

Pre-Conference Event
A related masterclass is being organised by the Faculty of Creative Arts and the Institute for Social Transformation Research, to be held on Wednesday, 1 December 2010 and all Revise attendees are invited to attend without charge. Stay tuned for further details as they develop.

Registration
In order to attend, you will need to register in advance through the Conference Online service. The fees are $60 for academics and $50 for postgraduates and artists to cover the cost of facilities rental and catering. Please register by 1 November, 2010.

Accommodation
The main accommodation will be at Medina Executive Wollongong Hotel. Two types of rooms have been reserved for the conference attendees: studio rooms with single beds, at the rate of $124/night, and one bedroom rooms with a queen size bed for $139/night. You will need to contact the hotel directly to make your booking. Make sure you mention you are part of the Revise event in order to get the special rates, which are available to all attendees from 1 – 4 December, 2010. The hotel details are as follows:

Medina Executive Wollongong Hotel
19 Market Street
Wollongong
NSW 2500 Australia
Tel: +61 2 4250 5000
Fax: +61 2 4250 5099
Email: mewg@medina.com.au

Budget Accommodation is available Keiraview Accommodation, one of the student dormitories, as well. There are several types of rooms. For backpacker accommodation, there are 4 share dorm rooms with bunk beds and shared bathroom/kitchen facilities for $33/night per person and twin share rooms with bunk beds and an ensuite bathroom for $44.50/night per person. Additionally, there are hotel rooms available at Keiraview with a double bed, TV, air conditioning, ensuite bathroom, and kitchenette. Mention that you are attending a University conference to receive the discount rate of $90/night. It is recommended you book Keiraview early as rooms disappear quickly. The dormitory details are as following:

Keiraview Accommodation
75-79 Keira Street
Wollongong
NSW 2522 Australia
Tel: +61 2 4229 9700
Fax: +61 2 4229 1875
Email: accom-keiraview@uow.edu.au

Transportation
To Wollongong
Wollongong is easily accessible by train from Sydney city and the airport. Check out http://www.131500.com.au/ for details. The closest station to the University is North Wollongong. Leisure Coast Limousine Service also offers a $50 flat rate for pick-up from the airport and delivery at any location in Wollongong. Check out their website or call them at +61 2 4261 7393 for details and booking.

Around Wollongong
Wollongong operates a free bus, which travels around the city. It stops just outside the Medina, and is a 5 minute walk from Keiraview, and stops at the University for easy transport to and from the conference. It is available from the every ten minutes from 7am – 6pm and every 20 minutes 6pm – 10pm Monday through Friday, and every 20 minutes from 8am – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. Taxis are also easily available, and most of the city is easily walkable.

About Wollongong
For more information about the city check out Tourism Wollongong or the University of Wollongong websites.
Please feel free to contact the conference organisers by email at revise2010@gmail.com if you have any difficulties, questions, or need help organising your trip. We look forward to hosting you in December!

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