7iYGEC Technical Tours

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Dependent on the number of registrations and interest of registrants, one or both of the following technical tours will be available for interested participants at the 7iYGEC 2022. Both tours include return transport from the International Convention Centre (Conference Venue) on a motor coach, with time allowance to return to Sydney for the Evening Welcome Event.

The intended pace of the event is relaxed and gentle, giving attendee’s plenty of time to capture the moment and interact with local and international Conference attendees.

Blue Mountains

Transport from Sydney to the Blue Mountains, with stops along the way to observe and discuss relevant geological formations/processes and tourist attractions.

Key stops will include Wentworth Falls, Katoomba, Three Sisters and Echo Point, Scenic World and Leura Cascades.

Hunter Valley

Transport from Sydney to the Hunter Valley, with stops along the way to observe and discuss relevant technical opportunities and tourist attractions.

Lunch and Afternoon will be spent at one of the renowned local wineries in the Hunter Valley.

Both tours and events will be supported by local technical experts and members of the Local Organising Committee.

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  • Key Dates

  • Abstracts OpenDecember 2019
  • Abstracts Close30 November 2020
  • Presenters NotifiedDecember 2020
  • Registrations OpenDecember 2020
  • Paper SubmissionJune 2021
  • Early Bird Registration ClosesApril 2021
  • 7iYGEC Sydney29 April - 1 May 2022
  • ICSMGE Sydney 20221 - 5 May 2022


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