Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
BCEC and COVID-19
Message from BCEC dated 15.02.2021:
BCEC’s COVID-19 strategies are in accordance with Queensland Health and Work Safe Queensland guidelines. Seated capacity in rooms is set under Queensland Health directions at the time of the event taking place. BCEC remains closed to the public, while open to registered attendees at events, and as such there are changed conditions at the Centre’s entrances. During this period there will be additional support at these entrances to assist arrivals and reduce queuing. We continue to monitor developments at government and community level, with a focus on any policy changes that relate to our protocols and procedures, to ensure our clients, visitors and team members can continue to deliver events in a safe environment.
Protocols and procedures cover the following central pillars:
- Arrival at the Centre
- Record Keeping
- Social Distancing
- Health & Hygiene
English is the official language of the Australasian International Breast Congress – Australasian Society for Breast Disease (ASBD), 6th World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer (CoBrCa) and Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ).
The registration desk will be open during the following hours:
|Thursday, October 13, 2022
||07:30 – 19:30
|Friday, October 14, 2022
||06:45 – 17:30
|Saturday, October 15, 2022
||06:45 – 16:30
All participants and exhibitors are kindly requested to wear their name badges throughout the Congress in order to be admitted to the lecture halls and scheduled activities.
Certificate of attendance
Certificates of attendance will be sent electronically to all registered participants after the congress.
The exhibition will be open during the sessions’ hours. Lunch and coffee breaks will be held at the exhibition area.
Business casual for all occasions
This is a non-smoking event
It is forbidden to take photographs, film or make recordings during the scientific program (sessions and posters).
Safety and Security
Please do not leave any bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside session halls.
The Australasian International Breast Congress – Australasian Society for Breast Disease (ASBD), 6th World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer (CoBrCa) and Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ) secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss or damage to private property of participants either during or directly arising from the Australasian International Breast Congress. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.
Australia’s borders are currently closed and entry to Australia remains strictly controlled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Travel to Australia is only available if you are exempt or you have been granted an individual exemption.
Please visit the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website for updates.
Travel & Visa
Participants requiring a visa for entry to Australia are strongly advised to file their application in their home country at least 3 months before the intended date of travel. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Australian Embassy or Consulate, or from your travel agency.
Follow AIBC/CoBrCa on social media for the latest updates, key date reminders, and discussions with colleagues and experts from around the world.
Facebook – CoBrCa Congress
Linkedin – Controversies in Breast cancer (CoBrCa)
Twitter – @CoBrCaCongress
Instagram – cobrca_congress