Symposium venue

Brisbane Convention &
Exhibition Centre

Corner of Merivale & Glenelg Street,
South Bank QLD 4101
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The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is a world-class purpose-built venue renowned for its operational and service excellence. The Centre is located in a unique urban cultural and entertainment precinct in the heart of Meanjin (Brisbane).

The Centre is in a convenient location with easy access to all forms of transport, along with a range of hotels all within walking distance. It is only a five-minute walk away from South Bank Parklands where there are very attractively presented gardens, tourist activities, shopping, food outlets, purpose-built sandy beaches and swimming lagoons and museums including Australia’s newest and most celebrated Gallery of Modern Art.

During their visit delegates can take a brief time out from their conference to experience South Bank’s many attractions. Downtown Meanjin (Brisbane) is just across the Brisbane River where there is excellent shopping and dining.

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is officially rated among the top three convention centres in the world by the Association Internationale des Palais de Congres (AIPC). The Centre has maintained the top three positions during three separate surveys of international meeting professionals.

Symposium hub

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Cultural Precinct, Stanley Pl,
South Brisbane QLD 4101
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The Edge is State Library’s space for creativity, ideas and experimentation, with a range of digital tools and resources for makers and creatives.

Creative program venues

The Brisbane Powerhouse

Yagara Country, 119 Lamington St,
New Farm QLD 4005
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Brisbane Powerhouse is Queensland’s home for contemporary culture, a magnificent power station of the 1920s reborn as an arts centre on the Brisbane River.

The Cube QUT

Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St,
Brisbane City QLD 4000
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The Cube is one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces consisting of 48 multi-touch screens and soaring across two storeys in QUT’s Science and Engineering Centre. The Cube delivers unique interactive digital learning experiences which communicate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) concepts and bring research to the public. 

QUT Art Museum

Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St,
Brisbane City QLD 4000
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QUT Art Museum is one of Queensland’s premier visual art institutions, situated in one of the CBD’s premium locations on the Brisbane river.

Old Government House QUT

Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St,
Brisbane City QLD 4000
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Old Government House was one of the first buildings to be protected by heritage legislation in Queensland, and has been extensively restored.

Located on the upper floor of Old Government House, the William Robinson Gallery honours the life and work of distinguished Australian contemporary artist and QUT alumnus William Robinson.

Metro Arts

97 Boundary Street,
West End QLD 4101
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Metro Arts exists to ensure new art is created today, tomorrow and beyond. Based in West Village, West End, as Australia’s home for independent contemporary art – we champion all art forms and the creation of thought provoking and exhilarating new work – across dance, theatre, visual art and more. Metro Arts is located in Factory Lane within the thriving West Village precinct in West End. 

Superordinary Northshore

175 MacArthur Ave,
Hamilton QLD 4007
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Superordinary is a multi-arts and event space based in Northshore Brisbane. They provide space for artists to create work, show work and collaborate by reclaiming unused urban spaces. 

Griffith University Art Museum

226 Grey St, South Brisbane
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Located in South Bank, Griffith University Art Museum hosts curated exhibitions throughout the year in a purpose-built gallery space.


45 King St, Bowen Hills
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Artisan is a not-for-profit organisation providing leadership and advocacy for the craft and design sector for over 50 years. Located in a vibrant hub of King Street, artisan offers exhibitions, public programs, workshops and a retail space. 

SAE Institute Brisbane

Jane St, West End
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SAE Brisbane is a state-of-the-art four-storey campus, located in Brisbane’s creative hub west end.

Outer Space

420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
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Outer Space is a not-for-profit contemporary arts organisation located in the Judith Wright Centre, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitue Valley. Outer Space collaborate with artists and artworkers to develop, make, and present critically engaged creative practice in a supportive professional environment. Dedicated to fostering a sustainable creative community in Brisbane that engages local, regional, national and global contexts. 

ISEA2024 acknowledges the Turrbal and Yugara as the First Nations owners of the lands where the symposium will be held. We pay our respects to their elders, lores, customs and creation spirits. We also acknowledge and pay respects to all First Nations peoples across the continent and beyond Australian shores.