ASM VENUE The Langham Melbourne

The 2022 BCT 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at The Langham Melbourne. The hotel is located in Melbourne’s Southbank and is in walking distance of the city’s centre.

Located on the banks of the Yarra River, The Langham Melbourne provides picturesque views of the city, with endless choices for dining, shopping, and entertainment in the surrounding Southbank precinct with easy access to Melbourne’s CBD.

The ASM Secretariat is responsible for conference registration only and delegates are responsible for their accommodation. You can book your accommodation at The Langham Melbourne here.

  • Guarantee: Prepayment required at the time of booking.
  • Cancellation: Non-refundable.

Alternatively, there are several hotels within walking distance to The Langham Melbourne.

The average daytime temperature in Melbourne during this time of the year is ranges from 6.5 – 14.2 degrees Celsius (43.7 – 57.6 F), and snow falls in the north-east of the state. The weather tends to be cold and cloudy in July, and there can be some frost at night. 

Getting there:

Melbourne Airport:

Flights and transfers to and from Melbourne, Australia, are the responsibility of delegates. Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) is Melbourne’s main airport, a little over 20km from the centre of Melbourne. We recommend flying into this airport where possible.
Residents of New Zealand require a valid passport to travel to Australia. They do not require a visa.
For other non-Australian residents travelling to Melbourne, you will require a passport and valid visa. Please contact your travel agent or your nearest Embassy to check what passport and visa requirements are relevant to you. The Australian department of Foreign Affairs website is
All travellers entering Australia will need to complete and sign an Incoming Passenger Card, which includes declarations you will need to make about your health and character.
A valid COVID-19 vaccination and a negative PCR test may be required for international travellers. Learn more about the current COVID-19 border arrangements in Australia here:

Public Transport:

Melbourne has a thriving public transport network which includes the famous Melbourne trams, trains, and buses which can take you throughout the inner city and wider region. Melbourne’s public transport network runs 24/7 and is the most convenient way to travel around the city. There is a free city circle tram which is a convenient way to see the sights of central Melbourne and the Docklands, while experiencing one of the city’s beloved heritage trams.
Find public transport services, maps and timetables at Public Transport Victoria or download the PTV App on Google Play or Apple App Store. If you’re staying around Melbourne before or after the ASM, consider buying a Myki smartcard, a pre-paid smart card that can be used across buses, trains, and trams. You can find more information about accessible public transport options here.
SkyBus also operates between Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) and Southern Cross Railway Station in Melbourne city centre. SkyBus runs every 10 minutes during peak time, and you do not need to book in advance.

Melbourne Taxis:

Silver Top Taxis (wheelchair accessible taxis available): 131 108
13 Cabs (wheelchair accessible taxis available):
13 2227
13 Cabs, Uber, Didi and Shebah (an all-women rideshare service) are also available on your mobile App Store.

Things to do and see:

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most versatile and exciting destinations with a great variety of attractions. You can wander through the historic Melbourne laneways, discover lush parks, galleries and museums, check out a game at the MCG or go further afield and explore Phillip Island, the Mornington Peninsula, Surf Coast or the Great Ocean Road.

Historic Laneways

You can explore the historic arcades and laneways full of incredible street art and lined with fine dining restaurants, cafes, hidden bars and fashion boutiques. Some popular laneways and streets in the city include AC/DC lane, Little Collins Street, Centre Place, Hardware Lane, Hosier Lane and Degraves Street.

Federation Square

Federation Square is Melbourne’s cultural and entertainment hub. There are galleries, pop-up bars, special events, cultural exhibitions and plenty of shopping and dining options to explore. Another Melbourne Icon, Flinders Street Station is just across the road.


Melbourne loves its’ sport with a year-long calendar of sporting events including AFL and NRL games, car racing, tennis and the Melbourne Cup.

St Kilda

Just outside the city, St Kilda has a multitude of attractions including it’s famous bakeries on Acland Street and St Kilda beach with its famous beach houses, pier and a colony of little penguins.

ASM Venue The Langham Melbourne

1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank VIC 3006