South Australia

Adelaide is located in the state of South Australia where there is an extraordinary range of attractions to see. The conference organizers urge you to take advantage of your visit to Adelaide by visiting the surrounding area. You'll find a rich diversity of natural and man-made sites that you won't find elsewhere.

The conference schedule includes a half-day of free time on Thursday afternoon, 1 December. Three tours have been organized for conference participants and tickets can be purchased through the web-based conference registration system.

In addition to the Thursday afternoon activities, the Local Organizing Committee highlights the following attractions. Additional information about these and other destinations can be found at:

South Australia Visitor and Travel Centre
18 King William Street, Adelaide
+61 8 84634547


  • Adelaide
    Surrounded by parklands, Adelaide boasts an amazing array of restaurants and shops, a thriving local arts scene and several major attractions.
  • Adelaide Hills
    Rolling vineyards, natural bushland and wooded valleys are all hallmarks of the Adelaide Hills.
  • Barossa Valley
    The Barossa Valley is widely known as one of Australia's and the world's most famous wine regions, which is rich in heritage and local culture.
  • Clare Valley and Yorke Peninsula
    Discover the region's Indigenous culture; learn about its heritage through its many museums and historic walks.
  • Coober Pedy
    In the opal mining outpost of Coober Pedy, half the population lives in underground dugouts to escape high temperatures in summer. It's a fascinating and friendly place to visit, and a must-do on your Outback holiday.
  • Dolphin Cruising by Sailboat
    The sight of dolphins just 20 minutes from downtown Adelaide is one of the highlights available to visitors and tours have a very high probability of success in finding a pod of dolphins. But the boats leave at 8.00 am sharp, so you must be prepared to get up early! Tours are offered by Truly Australia and Temptation Sailing.
  • Eyre Peninsula
    With over 2,000 kilometres of coastline, unspoilt national parks and secluded beaches, the Eyre Peninsula is the ideal spot for a relaxing getaway.
  • Fleurieu Peninsula
    Its close proximity to Adelaide and outstanding combination of seaside resorts surrounded by idyllic rural townships, rolling hills and vineyards, make the Fleurieu Peninsula an ideal destination to explore.
  • Flinders Ranges & Outback
    Just three hours drive from the city is the Flinders Ranges and Outback.
  • Glenelg and Nearby Beaches
    Spend some time along Adelaide's gorgeous coastline, especially at Glenelg, Adelaide's most popular beach destination.
  • Kangaroo Island
    Kangaroo Island has become well known as a place to see wildlife -- penguins, Australian sea lions, New Zealand fur seals, koalas, heath goannas, tammar wallabies and the kangaroos that give the island its name.
  • Limestone Coast
    Southeast of Adelaide is the Limestone Coast, which offers fabulous food and wine, white sandy beaches, quaint fishing ports and natural attractions like the world-heritage listed Naracoorte Caves and Mount Gambier Blue Lake.
  • Murray River
    Less than two hours drive from Adelaide and situated on the Murray River, near the borders of New South Wales and Victoria the Riverland is an ideal location for a great escape.
  • Penfolds Magill Estate
    Nestled in the foothills of Adelaide and only 15 minutes from the CBD, the historic Penfolds Magill Estate is the original home of Penfolds wines and of Australia's most prized wine, the famous Grange
  • Wine Regions
    Some of the most famous wine regions in the world are dotted across South Australia. From Shiraz in the Barossa, Riesling in the Clare Valley, to the big reds of the Coonawarra, your wine holiday will be as rich and seamless as the wines.