MISE 2020 is an exciting opportunity to visit Melbourne - a location that is one of Australia's most exciting cultural, dining, sporting and commercial cities.

The conference is being held at Swinburne University which is one of Australia’s leading tertiary institutions and a global leader in design, technology and enterprise. It combines education with high-quality research and industry partnerships and consistently ranks highly on the world stage. It is actively engaged in the surface engineering sector through its research and education efforts, making it the perfect place for MISE 2020. The campus was founded in 1908 and has been a key Melbourne learning and research institute ever since.

Attendees of the 2020 conference will want to make sure they leave themselves at least a couple of days to explore all that Melbourne has to offer.

You can also take daytrips to the wine regions in the Yarra Valley or the Mornington Peninsula. Phillip Island if full of great surf spots, dining options and the famous penguin parade and the Great Ocean Road will have your marveling as corner after corner opens up another miraculous landscape.

Melbourne and Victoria are full of attractions, and you'll find something that caters to your every interest. The conference is enough of a reason to take the trip, but the wonders of Marvellous Melbourne will make penciling it into your calendar an easy choice.

Further Information on Visiting Melbourne

To help plan your trip, we’ve put together a guide to the wonderful city of Melbourne and wider Victoria. Use this guide to find out more about where you will be visiting and what you have to look forward to. Follow the links and pencil in a few activities to enjoy in your free time:


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Further Information

For further information about MISE 2020, contact Tanya Smith on: [email protected] or +61 3 9326 7266.