Elsevier Conferences Accessibility Policy

Please access our Accessibility policy and guidelines here

How to contact us to discuss any accessibility requirements

Please contact us at  accessibleconferences@elsevier.com to discuss any requirements or questions.  The conference organizer will contact you directly to discuss further.

Please let us have the details of any specific requirements by Friday 28th April 2023.

Conference Venue

Is there disabled parking?
Yes. On the Basement 1 level, there are 38 spaces reserved for drivers with accessibility concerns. These are marked with the wheelchair symbol and are of various widths. The farthest parking bay is 15m from the lift.

Is the venue wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the venue is 100% wheelchair accessible.

Are there accessible elevators close to the conference rooms?
Yes. The Centre has three lifts. The lifts located in Foyer B and Foyer C both give access to the basement car parks and the ground and first floors. The lift outside Hall 2 only allows access to the basement car parks and ground floor only.
Each lift offers:
• Braille buttons inside and out that illuminate when pressed.
• Visual aids that advise which floor the lift is on.
• An audio voice that also announces the floor you have arrived on.

The doors for all lifts measure 1180mm when fully open. The lift floor is covered with non-slip carpet and equipped with handrails at a height of 900mm.

Are there accessible restrooms near the conference rooms?
Yes. Accessible bathroom facilities are available on both the ground and first floor of the Centre. The doors measure 820mm when open.

Catering: on request we can arrange for assistance with the collection of catering.  Please contact us at accessibleconferences@elsevier.com

Conference Hotel

The venues accessibility information can be found here: https://ss-usa.s3.amazonaws.com/c/308477139/media/166362e07fdecc50065963228663883/GCCEC-Accessibility-Guide.pdf

Please contact us at accessibleconferences@elsevier.com if you would like to have an orientation tour of the venue on Tuesday 13th June 2023.

How to reach the venue and hotel

  • In the city

Public transport https://translink.com.au/   
Gold Coast Cabs have taxis that can carry one (1) or two (2) wheelchairs. • Taxis can pick up guests from the main entrance which has a covered Porte Cochere and no guttering or steps https://book.13cabs.com.au/   

  • between the airport and venue

A number of airport limos/taxis can be prebooked and need to be informed that the car they send needs to be accessible.