Subject: IAGR Sydney 2016 - Attendee List & Important Planning Notes

IAGR Sydney 2016

October 31 - November 3

Greetings Delegates

In just four weeks, we will gather in Sydney, Australia at the IAGR 2016 Conference for what is shaping up to be another wonderful event with over 160 attendees already registered.  The delegates represent regulators and industry leaders from approximately 40 gambling jurisdictions.

Please review these important notes as you prepare for the week's schedule of events.

List of Attendees

Please find attached a list of attendees for registrations received through today.  Delegates may reference this list to set up meetings in advance or for general networking.  Kindly reserve access to this list to registered IAGR Conference delegates.

Social Events
Complete details regarding the social networking activities for the Opening Reception, the Gala dinner and the Harbour Cruise & Afternoon Tea may be found here.  Please visit this page to note meeting times for transportation to and from these activities from the conference base at the ParkRoyal Darling Harbour Hotel.

Information includes:
- Schedule for the Opening Reception
- Schedule for the Gala dinner
- Gathering times and location for coaches to transport the group to both evening events

On Thursday afternoon, the group will make a brief walk to embark on the harbour cruise vessel which will be docked at a nearby wharf in Darling Harbour.

Dress Codes
Conference Sessions   ~   Business dress
Monday evening Opening Reception   ~   Business dress
Wednesday evening Gala Dinner   ~   Business dress
Thursday Harbour Cruise & Afternoon Tea   ~   Casual & comfortable!
Travel Tips & Entry Visas
Sydney at a glance
  • Time Zone:  GMT +10:00
  • Language:  English
  • Currency:  Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Taxes:  10% Goods & Services Tax (GST)
  • Tipping:  Tipping is not common in Australia but guests are free to tip if good service is provided.
  • Electricity:  240-volt, 50-cycle AC. North American appliances will need an adaptor and converter. Dual-voltage appliances simply require an adaptor.

IMPORTANT: Unless you are an Australian or a New Zealand citizen, you will need a visa to enter Australia.  New Zealand passport holders may apply for a visa upon arrival in the country. All other passport holders must apply for a visa before leaving home. You may be able to apply for certain types of visas online. If that method is unavailable to you, please discuss this visa requirement with your travel agent.

The Conference Sub-Committee has put together a wonderful week of activities. Full details for the IAGR Sydney 2016 Conference are available on the conference website

Please take advantage of every moment of your time in Sydney and in the company of your colleagues.

We'll see you soon!

Bheki Mlambo            
IAGR President          
On Behalf of the IAGR Board of Trustees
Sydney Opera House photo courtesy of Hamilton Lund and Destination NSW
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