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The 2019 conference is being hosted by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. A leading global design university, RMIT is located in the Melbourne CBD and is easily accessible by public transport, bike, or walking.

RMIT STOREY HALL (BUILDING 16)

Most sessions will be in Storey Hall, a 460-seat conference space with accessible entries, lifts, bathrooms, and clear viewing spaces for all attendees.

The nearest train station is 'Melbourne Central Station', and the nearest tram stop is '#7 RMIT University / Swanston Street' on all Swanston Street lines: 1, 3, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72.

Address: RMIT University, Storey Hall (Building 16), 336–348 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

RMIT EMILY MCPHERSON COLLEGE (BUILDING 13)

Masterclasses and the Friday morning Designing Designers break-out will be in the RMIT Emily McPherson College, on the corners of Russell and Victoria Streets.

The nearest train station is 'Melbourne Central Station', and the nearest tram stop is '#7 RMIT University / Swanston Street' on all Swanston Street lines: 1, 3, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72.

Address: RMIT University, Emily McPherson College (Building 13), 405 Russell Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

RMIT GARDEN BUILDING (BUILDING 10, ABOVE STREAT)

The Ethical Practice break-outs and the Saturday morning Designing Designers break-out will be in the RMIT Garden Building, above STREAT on Bowen Street.

The nearest train station is 'Melbourne Central Station', and the nearest tram stop is '#7 RMIT University / Swanston Street' on all Swanston Street lines: 1, 3, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72.

Address: RMIT University, Garden Building (Building 10, above STREAT), Bowen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

THE COMMONS (COLLINGWOOD)

The afterparty on Saturday afternoon will be held at The Commons, a design-led co-working space in Collingwood. The Future Places Saturday morning session is also here.

The nearest tram stop is 'Peel Street and Smith Street #16' on the 86 to Bundoora RMIT, you can catch this from Bourke Street in the CBD.

Address: The Commons, 36-38 Gipps Street, Collingwood, VIC 3066

WHEELER CENTRE (CBD)

The Friday morning Capable Business break-out will be in the Wheeler Centre, on the edge of the State Library on Little Lonsdale Street.

The nearest train station is 'Melbourne Central Station', and the nearest tram stop is 'Melbourne Central' on all Swanston Street lines: 1, 3, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72.

Address: Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

PORTABLE (COLLINGWOOD)

The Saturday morning Capable Business break-out will be at Portable in Collingwood.

The nearest tram stop is 'Rose Street and Smith Street #20' on the 86 to Bundoora RMIT, you can catch this from Bourke Street in the CBD.

Address: Portable, 5 Easey Street, Collingwood VIC 3066

MISSION TO SEAFARERS (DOCKLANDS)

The Friday morning Subversive Design break-out will be at the Mission to Seafarers in the Docklands.

The nearest train station is 'Southern Cross Station', and the nearest tram stop is 'D5 South Wharf / Wurundjeri Way' on the lines: 70, 75 which you can catch along Flinders Street.

Address: Mission to Seafarers, 717 Flinders Street, Docklands VIC 3008

CINEMA NOVA (CARLTON)

The Saturday morning Subversive Design break-out will be at Cinema Nova in Carlton.

The nearest tram stop is 'Melbourne University / Swanston St #1' on all Swanston Street lines: 1, 3, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72.

Address: Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton VIC 3053

THE LINCOLN (CARLTON)

The Thursday night Ethical Practice drinks will be at The Lincoln, one of our favourite pubs with a great range of craft beer on tap. This is a 10 minute walk from Storey Hall.

Address: The Lincoln, 91 Cardigan Street, Carlton VIC 3053

WORKSHOP (CBD)

The Thursday night Capable Business and Designing Designers drinks will be at Workshop, a classic RMIT student bar with a gallery bar and garden terrace. This is a 5 minute walk from Storey Hall.

Address: Workshop Bar, Level 1 413 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

TROIKA (CBD)

The Thursday night Subversive Design drinks will be at Troika, the last of the original laneway bars, and suitable for an end of the world party. This is a 10 minute walk from Storey Hall.

Address: Troika Bar, 106 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

SUPERBUS (CBD)

The Thursday night Future Places drinks will be at Superbus (formerly Sun Moth), with natural wines and good times. This is a 10 minute walk from Storey Hall.

Address: Superbus (formerly Sun Moth), 28 Niagara Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

We acknowledge the Woiwurrung and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the lands on which the conference is being held, as well as traditional owners of lands on which we work across the region. We recognise that sovereignty over these lands and waters has never been ceded, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.

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