planning for the fourth LIGO/Virgo/Kagra observing run
When: June 29-30, 2023
WHERE: Room BA 302, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, AustraliA
The meeting will take place at the Swinburne University of Technology (map).
The location will be room BA 302. See map below.
From the city/CBD the campus can be reached via train to Glenferrie station.
- A multi story car park is available on campus on Wakefield Street. The parking costs $10 per day.
- A myki card is required to pay for public transport in Victoria. For more information see the Public Transport Victoria website (https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/)
You can connect to wifi via eduroam.
The closest accommodation to Swinburne University are:
Travel from airport
- Sky bus provide express airport transfers to and from Melbourne CBD. Details including fare price, pick up locations and timetables can be found on their website: www.skybus.com.au/melbourne-city-express/
- A Taxi from the Airport to Melbourne CBD will cost approximately AUD$50-$60: www.melbourneairport.com.au/Passengers/Parking/Ground-transport-options/Taxis
- Uber is also available from Melbourne Airport www.uber.com/global/en/airports/mel/
Covid-19 Event SafetyAll Australian state and territory COVID-19 isolation mandates have ended in Australia. However, to ensure the event is an enjoyable and safe event for for all attendees we ask that you follow the guidelines below.
We encourage all members to use masks during the entirety of the event to help protect our community. Masks will be available at our registration desk.
We encourage all members to take a Rapid Test before arriving on Day 1 of the workshop, and if you test positive, please participate remotely. If you are showing any cold and flu like symptoms, please do not attend in person.
Please note: In case of being COVID positive during the event, do not hesitate to contact OzGrav staff members for assistance.
code of conductWe ask attendees to read and adhere to the the OzGrav Events code of conduct policy that outlines behavior that will not be tolerated. In particular:
- Behave professionally. Harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary comments or jokes are not appropriate. Harassment includes sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, sexual attention or innuendo, deliberate intimidation, stalking, and photography or recording of an individual without consent. It also includes offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race or religion.
- All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds.
- Participants asked to stop any inappropriate behaviour are expected to comply immediately. Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the event at the sole discretion of the organisers without a refund of any charge.
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