Join us in Melbourne, Australia for ISSCR 2018. It's more affordable than you think!

The ISSCR is thrilled to be hosting the Annual Meeting in Australia for the first time. We look forward to scientists and researchers from across the world joining us in Melbourne!

Start planning now to attend! Use this handy Justification Toolkit to help convince your supervisor or PI. We will continue to add documents and materials as more details of the meeting are confirmed, but you can begin your budget today!

You can also review the invited speakers, who will address timely issues in the field. And start preparing your abstract - submissions begin 6 December, 2017, and only abstract submitters can qualify for ISSCR travel and merit awards.

The average daily costs in Melbourne are lower than many other major destinations. Depending on your city of origin, this may mean that the total for a five-day stay helps offset any increased cost of airfare. Use our easy budget template to help convince your supervisor. 

Looking for more ways to save on ISSCR 2018? Melbourne is a vibrant city, with a walkable business district and convenient public transportation including a free shuttle. There are numerous restaurants near the Convention and Exhibition Center, many of which offer discounts to delegates when they show their badge. 

Trainees who submit an abstract can apply for an ISSCR travel award, and often our exhibitors and sponsors offer their own travel awards, as well. You can also register for ISSCR luncheons and attend poster receptions and other events where refreshments are often available. 

With nonstop and direct flights from five continents, getting to Australia has never been more convenient! Break open a new book or binge-watch the show you’ve been meaning to see and enjoy yourself on the way to ISSCR 2018, the Global Stem Cell Event. New routes from London and Santiago begin in the spring and are booking now. 

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