Oct. 24 - 27, 2016, Sydney, Australia

CDVE2016 will be held in
Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney Central

The conference will be held in Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney central in the heart of the Sydney city. We have booked a block of hotel rooms for our participants with discount rate. The hotel is in a high demand in this season. We recommend you to reserve the hotel as soon as possible. The hotel room can be refunded 30 days before the check in day. The hotel address is:
Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney Central
431-439 Pitt St.
Sydney NSW 2000
T: + 61 2 9281 6999
F: + 61 2 9211 9545

Hotel Reservation
To reserve the hotel room with discount rate, please:
1. Go to the hotel chain website
2. On the right side there is a window for room reservation. Choose "BY PROPERTY"
3. There are many properties. Please make sure that you choose the conference hotel "Metro Hotel Marlow Sydney Central" in the list.
4. Fill in the group promotion code :  UTAS
5. Fill in the dates and other data then search. The rooms are shown there. You can share rooms as well. You need to reserve it by just one person.
6. Choose the room and reserve it by credit card payment.

How to arrive the city center

How to arrive the city central business district from the airport:

1. By train: It costs around A$17.00 from Sydney Airport directly to Central Railway Station.
All Sydney train lines connect at Central. Alternatively. For the Sydney train network map, click

2. By Taxi: A taxi from the Airport to CBD should cost approximately A$35

3. Opal Card
When you arrive at Sydney Airport, you also have the option to purchase an Opal card. You can use the Opal card to travel from the airport to the city, and then continue to use it on public transport across Sydney including trains, ferries, buses and light rail. Once you have used eight trips in a week (calculated Monday to Sunday), the rest of your travel that week will be free. Click this link for more information about the Opal card.

Sydney, Australia

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds the world's largest natural harbour, and sprawls towards the Blue Mountains to the west. Residents of Sydney are known as "Sydneysiders". Sydney is the second official seat, and second official residence, of the Governor-General of Australia, the Prime Minister of Australia and the Cabinet of Australia.

The following videos introduce Sydney and Australia.


To see more about Sydney, you can go to the official tourism website:


Harbor view, Sydney

NightView Opera

Night view of the Opera House

Whale Watch

Whale watching

Technical Sponsor

IEEE SMC Visual Analytics and
                                Communication Technical Committee


University of Tasmania

University of Technology, Sydney
University of Technology, Sydney

University of Balearic Islands

Institut für Rechnergestützte Ingenieursysteme

Information Visutalization Society


Interact Design