COSA 2017November 13 - 15, 2017

Venue & Location


The 2017 COSA Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at the brand new Sydney International Convention Centre. The gateway to Australia, cosmopolitan Sydney is one of the world's most vibrant, innovative and beautiful destinations. Opening in December 2016, ICC Sydney will be Asia Pacific's premier integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct, underlining Sydney's place as one of the world's most desirable meeting and event destinations and providing the ideal platform to collaborate and innovate. ICC Sydney is at the heart of its very own Sydney harbour waterfront precinct, set amongst restaurants, retail and a vibrant public domain on Darling Harbour yet only a moment's walk to Australia's largest CBD and surrounding university and cultural quarters.

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Located in the heart of Darling Harbour, ICC Sydney is easily accessible by public transport, including light rail, ferry and train and is only a 10 minute walk from Central and Town Hall train stations. Secure parking is available and conveniently located within the Darling Harbour precinct. 

ICC Sydney has multiple public access points with step-free access to every entertainment, exhibition and conference venue.


Don't miss your chance to take a ferry to the conference and experience the best of Sydney!

  • Prices start from $29 per person for a 2 x day pass.
  • Follow the “yellow route” on the timetable
  • The service operates every 20-30mins from 6.30am to 6.50pm from HarbourMasters Steps at Circular Quay, in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art.
  • To purchase an etravel pass, customers simply download the App directly from the website and their 2, 3 or 5 day pass commences from their first activation. There are no hard copy tickets.

Click here to find out more and buy your tickets!


TwoGetting to ICC Sydney


Ferry: Cruise into Darling Harbour on a ferry with direct services from Circular Quay, King Street Wharf or Pyrmont Bay Wharf.
Airport: Darling Harbour is only 8km from Sydney Airport.
Sydney Light Rail: The Light Rail travels right through a number of Darling Harbour stations including ICC Sydney’s stops, Convention Centre and Exhibition Centre. The Light Rail starts at Central Station in the CBD and travels to Dulwich Hill in the inner west.
Water Taxi: A Water Taxi is a great option for getting to and from Darling Harbour. Water Taxi’s depart from The Rocks, Circular Quay, The Opera House and Luna Park.
Train: A short walk from Central or Town Hall will take you directly to Darling Quarter, Tumbalong Park and Sydney Visitor Centre. Town Hall and Central Stations are a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.

Bus: ICC Sydney has its own bus stop. Bus routes 389 and 501 stop at Harris Street near Allen Street – a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.

Taxi: There are two taxi ranks at Darling Harbour; one at Wheat Road near the IMAX Cinema and one behind the shopping centre on Iron Wharf Place. The best taxi drop off and pick up locations include the new Iron Wharf Place and Zollner Circuit, both accessed via Darling Drive.

Parking: ICC Sydney has two car park facilities located within the Exhibition Centre and ICC Sydney Theatre, comprising a total of 826 car spaces. Additionally, there are a number of secure car parks located in and around Darling Harbour, the closest located at Harbourside Car Park, 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont.

ICC Sydney will operate two 24 hour car parking stations with a total of 826 parking spaces including 12 disabled parking bays, 25 motorcycle parking spaces, 50 bicycle racks and 20 electric car charge spaces.

14 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW 2000

ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre Car Park - OPEN
ICC Sydney Theatre Car Park - CLOSED

Operating hours: Monday - Sunday 24 Hours

Parking rates:

 0 - 1 hour 
 1 - 2 hours
 2 - 3 hours
 3 - 4 hours
 4+ hours
 Lost ticket
 Per entry per day
 Night rate
 Entry after 6pm and exit before 4.00am