CONFERENCE Delegate Information

First Stop At The Event

Visit INTELLIGENCE 2017 registration desk, to collect your name badge and conference materials.

The registration desk will be open:

  • Tuesday 22 August - 2.00pm - 7.00pm
  • Wednesday 23 August - 8.00am - 7.00pm
  • Thursday 24 August - 8.00am - 5.00pm

Social Media

You don't have to wait until the event begins to chat about it on social media. Start today! On Twitter use #AIPIO2017 hashtag

Packing Tips

Make sure you pack everything you'll need for the event. Here are a few tips to get you started:

  • Shoes: You'll do plenty of walking, so bring comfortable shoes
  • Clothes: In case the venue is cooler than you like, pack some extra layers
  • Electronics: Bring a power cord and phone charger so you can keep your electronics charged and ready
  • Business cards: Pack plenty of business card so you're not empty-handed while networking


What will the weather be like in Hobart during Intelligence 2017. Find out now at the Bureau of Meteorology

Food and Beverage

Wise Connections will provide a variety of food and beverages throughout the conference:

If you have any dietary allergies, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 11 August 2017. Otherwise, plan for a variety of delicious, healthy and vegetarian options.

Special Events

Intelligence 2017 features several special events that will provide you with networking and learning opportunities:

Annual Awards Presentation & Welcome Reception - Tuesday 22 August - 5.00pm – 7.00pm

Exchange thoughts and solutions with your peers as you enjoy wine, beer and canapés.

Conference Dinner - Wednesday 23 August 2016 - 7.30pm – 11.30pm

Listen to an engaging dinner speaker whilst enjoying a three course dinner with wine, beer and soft drinks. The evening will also include a Silent Charity Auction.


All monies raised from the Conference Dinner’s Charity Auction will be donated to Whitelion, an organisation helping youth at risk. The charity was chosen as AIPIO has always had a strong interest in helping disadvantaged youth. Whitelion in particular dedicate their work to helping juveniles in the youth justice system and at risk youth toward a better life.


The Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, is the conference venue for Intelligence 2017. Book your accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart where we have secured conference rates.

For details, visit Accommodation

Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, Features

  • Secure covered parking for delegates (charges apply)
  • Heated indoor pool
  • State-of-the-art fitness centre
  • Close to Salamanca Place, Battery Point and the Central Business District

Parking at Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

The hotel's onsite carpark has self-park or valet options. Current pricing is outlined below:

  • Valet parking; $18 per vehicle overnight
  • Undercover self parking; $9 per vehicle overnight (limited space)

Airport Transfers

Following are the various options to get from the Hobart Airport to the conference venue or the central business district:


The Redline Airporter bus will take you into Hobart city and drop you at your accommodation (hotel or motel). You can also book this airport shuttle bus to pick you up and take you to the airport when you’re ready to leave – just make a booking more than two hours before you want to be picked up. Most hotels will be happy to make the booking for you. Alternatively, click on their link above for contact details and prices.


The taxi rank is located directly out the front of the Hobart Airport building. If you need a mini-van or special taxi please ask one or the kerbside assistants who will radio one through for you. 

  • Airport Taxi Service Group - 0418 179 202
  • Chauffeured Cars & Coaches - 1300 308 000
  • Executive Taxi Service - 0411 488 734
  • Tascabs Hobart inc Prestige Taxi Service - 0406 106 067
  • Taxi Combined Services - 13 2227
  • United Taxis - 13 3222
  • Yellow Cab Maxi Taxi - 13 6294

Hobart airport is 15 kilometres from the CBD. Allow 20 minutes by Taxi.

A Taxi would cost approximately $45.00 per transfer from the Hobart Airport to the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart. 

Hotel Transportation Services:
Private or group transfers are available from AU$15.00 Per Person. Minimum numbers apply - see

Vehicle Hire

Various vehicle rental companies, chauffeured cars and charter services operate in and around Hobart.

For further information, visit the Hobart Airport website.

From Hobart Airport

Take Holyman Avenue until you come to the Tasman Highway roundabout. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Tasman Highway (for approximately 10 kilometres; please note the speed limit is 110 km) until you come to the end of Tasman Highway. Stay on the left hand lane (please note speed limit drops to 70 km) as you get to the start and over the Tasman Bridge. Continue on the left lane and take the Hobart City exit off the Tasman Bridge. As you get closer into the city (approximately 2 km’s from the bottom of the Tasman Bridge) get onto the middle lane and soon as you pass the Liverpool Street exit stay on the extreme right hand side lane. As you progress you will pass a 9/11 wine and bottle shop and soon as you pass Evan Street intersection (this is one corner of the hotel) you begin to see the main entrance driveway of the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart.

Access to Tasmania
Getting to Tasmania has never been easier.

By Air - Four carriers can get you to Hobart; Qantas, Tiger, Jet Star and Virgin Australia. Frequently scheduled flights operate from most capitals cities to Hobart. Flights take approximately one hour from Melbourne to Hobart.

Access from the airport to Hobart city is only 20 minutes.

By Sea – The Spirit of Tasmania operates from Melbourne to Devonport and this is often a popular option for visitors seeking to explore more of Tasmania.

Directions from Launceston:
From Launceston, head towards the Hobart water front along the Brooker highway, at the traffic island continue to the waterfront and then turn right onto the waterfront and the hotel is on your right.


For more information on Hobart visit the Discover Tasmania website.

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