THE WORKSHOP VENUE
Where is the Workshop venue?
The FROGG workshop will be held at the Shangri-La, Cairns.
Address: Pier Point Road, Cairns City, QLD 4870
How do I get from the airport to the Workshop venue?
Taxi or bus services are available for airport transfers.
Catching a taxi
Cairns Taxis provides door to door passenger transport service throughout the Cairns taxi district. As well as the CBD, this covers the coastal area Ellis Beach to the north and south to Wrights Creek, Edmonton. A taxi fare will be approximately $25 AUD.
Airport Connect is a bus service offered by Sun Palm Transport linking Cairns Airport with the Translink public transport network at north and southbound Sheridan Street bus stops. For further information visit the website for departure times, costs and stops.
Rental Car offices are located in the arrivals facility at the northern end of T2 (Domestic Terminal) and in the Arrivals Hall of T1 (International Terminal). Rental car parking is located in the northern end of the T2 (Domestic) carpark.
The following companies have desks at the airport:
East Coast |eastcoastcarrentals.com.au
Thrifty | thrifty.com.au
Rental Cars | rentalcars.com
Avis | avis.com.au
Is there parking at the Workshop venue?
Parking at the Shangri La
Casual public under cover all day parking is $15 and overnight an additional $9.
If organised with Hotel Reception before entry to the carpark conditions of entry and rates differ. For $20 per 24 hour period you can come and go as often as you wish.
DURING THE WORKSHOP
What is the dress code for the workshop?
Dress code throughout the day is smart casual. The dress code for the Welcome Reception and Workshop Dinner is also Smart Casual.
How do I gain entry into the Workshop sessions?
Delegates and exhibitors will be provided with an individual name badge, which will give you access to all sessions and social events that you have registered to attend. This must be worn at all times within the workshop venue.
Delegates have access to complimentary WIFI for the duration of the conference. Please see the Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk to obtain the password.
How will I know if there have been any changes to the program?
In the lead-up to the Workshop small updates will be made to the program. See the latest version on the website . Any changes to the Conference program during the Workshop will be announced during housekeeping notices each morning. You may also check with Leishman Associates staff at the registration desk.
Is there security at the Workshop?
The members of the FROGG organising committee and Leishman Associates accept no liability for personal accident, loss or damage suffered by any participant, accompanying person, invited observer or any other person by whatever means. Nor do we accept liability for any equipment or software brought to the conference by delegates, speakers, sponsors or any other party. Please protect your personal property. Do not leave laptops, cameras, and other valuable items unsecured. Be conscious of individuals who appear out of place and do not wear a conference name badge.
How do I book my accommodation?
You can book your accommodation through the online registration form or by emailing Samantha Jordan. You will be asked to provide your check-in and check-out date as well as your credit card details to secure the booking. Payment for your accommodation will not be taken until you check in or out of the Hotel. Delegates are encouraged to book in advance as availability closer to the Workshop date is not guaranteed.
I would like to change or cancel my accommodation booking
Please email Samantha Jordan to cancel or change your accommodation prior to the Workshop. If you need to cancel your accommodation booking within 30 days of your arrival date any cancellation fees will be subject to the hotel cancellation policy. Therefore, no accommodation refund can be guaranteed within 30 business days of the Workshop. If you alter your accommodation booking after you have checked in, please deal directly with the hotel. If you arrive 24 hours later than your indicated arrival day, charges will apply.
CANCELLATION AND DISCLAIMER
I need to cancel my registration, what do I do?
Cancellations must be received in writing – mail, email – to Leishman Associates. Cancellations will not be deemed to be received until you have written confirmation from Leishman Associates. If you have not received acknowledgement within two business days, please contact Leishman Associates on (03) 6234 7844. Cancellations postmarked on or before, 1 month before the Workshop, will incur a fee of 50% of the registration amount. No refunds will be made for cancellations for the Workshop postmarked after 1 month before, however substitutions may be accepted.
FROGG and Leishman Associates reserves the right to amend or alter any advertised details relating to dates, program and speakers if necessary, without notice, as a result of circumstances beyond their control. All attempts have been made to keep any changes to an absolute minimum.