Registration – For rates and inclusions please click here.

Accommodation – Accommodation options can be found on the Accommodation Page.

Visa Applications – International delegates may need a visa to enter Australia. For more information, please click here.

Travelling – For information about how to get to and around Brisbane please click here.

Student Volunteers – For information on how to apply to be a student volunteer, please click here.

The International Association of Societies of Design Research Conference 2015 will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, from the 2nd – 5th November 2015. The Congress will be held on the Boulevard level, which can best be reached via the Grey Street entrance.

The congress registration desk will be located in the Boulevard Auditorium Foyer, Boulevard Level, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and open at the following times:
Monday 2 November 2015:               9.00am – 8.00pm

Tuesday 3 November 2015:               9.00am – 6.00pm

Wednesday 4 November 2015:         9.00am – 6.30pm

Thursday 5 November 2015:             9.30am – 6.00pm


All delegates and speakers will be provided with a name badge. Please ensure it is worn at all times within the venue. Your name badge is your entry to all sessions, morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas and the social events. If you misplace your name badge, please see the conference staff at the registration desk for a replacement.

Key Events

Exhibition – Free for registered delegates
Date: Monday – Thursday, 2nd – 5th November 2015
Time: 10:00 – 8:00pm
Venue: Asia Pacific Design Lounge, Level 2, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Brisbane

Welcome Reception – Free for registered delegates
Date: Monday,
Time:  6:00 – 8:00pm
Venue: Boulevard Auditorium Foyer, Boulevard Level, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Grey Street, South Bank

Gala Dinner (At an additional cost)
Date: Wednesday, 4th November 2015
Time: 6:30 – 9:30pm
Venue: Boulevard Auditorium Foyer, Boulevard Level, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Grey Street, South Bank

Farewell Drinks – Free for registered delegates
Date: Thursday, 5th November 2015
Time: 6:30 to 7:00pm
Venue: Southbank Beer Garden, Live Fire, 30ba Stanley Place, South Bank


Tuesday 3rd November – Evening Activities

Cube Visit

Time: 6.00pm-9.00pm

Location: The Cube, P Block, Queensland University of Technology – Gardens Point Campus, 2 George Street, Brisbane. For details on how to get to campus please click here.

The Cube is one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces dedicated to providing an inspiring, explorative and participatory experience of QUT’s Science and Engineering research.

Further information:


Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Corner of Merivale & Glenelg Street, South Bank, Queensland, Australia 4101