General Information

Congress Venue

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets
South Bank
Brisbane, QLD, Australia 4101
www.bcec.com.au

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

Language

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).

Registration Desk

The registration desk will be open during the following hours:

Thursday, October 14, 2021 07:00 – 18:30
Friday, October 15, 2021 06:45 – 17:30
Saturday, October 16, 2021 06:45 – 16:30

Name badge

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

A digital certificates of attendance will be sent to all participants after the congress.

Exhibition

The exhibition will be open during the sessions’ hours. Lunch and coffee breaks will be held at the exhibition area.

Clothing

Business casual for all occasions

Smoking policy

This is a non-smoking event

Photography

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.

Liability

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.

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.

Social Media

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