The 11th International Conference on Queueing Theory and Network Applications will be held in Wellington, New Zealand, and hosted at Victoria University of Wellington.
A cosmopolitan city, Wellington combines the sophistication of a capital with the warmth and personality of a village. Easy to get to, easy to get around. Vibrant arts scene, world class café and restaurant culture, and active outdoor lifestyle. The coolest little capital.
The Alan MacDiarmid Building
The conference is being held in the Alan MacDiarmid Building, rooms AM102 and AM104 on the ground floor. These are easy to find, located directly opposite the cafe Wishbone. The building is located near the southern end of the campus.
Below is a map of the university, with directions on how to get here. For images and more information about the Alan MacDiarmid Building, please see:
Getting to the Conference
The address of Victoria University is:
Kelburn Parade Kelburn Wellington, 6012 New Zealand
The map below shows the layout of the university, with a suggested path for reaching the Alan MacDiarmid building. Click to view a larger PDF version.
Victoria University is located on the edge of the western hills. Walking up to the university is an option, however the iconic Wellington Cable Car and public buses which make the trip much easier.
The cable car operates every ten minutes between 7AM and 10PM, and carries passengers from Lambton Quay up to Kelburn. It's suggested to get off at the Salamanca Rd stop for direct access to the university, however there is also access via Galsgow St from the last stop -- if you wish to get views of Wellington City and harbour (where the banner image above was taken). Cable Car tickets are NZD4 one-way or NZD7.50 return.
Metlink bus services on routes 17, 18, 20, 22 and 23 pass through the university. As bus routes are bidirectional, check with the driver that you are travelling in the correct direction. Fare between the city and Victoria University is NZD2 (cash) per adult.
Wellington is a fairly compact city. For moving around the CBD walking is usually the best option. If walking up to the university, for the easiest experience, make your way to The Terrace from where you are staying, then walk along Salamanca Rd. (See this path on google maps).
For more general information about getting the university see Victoria University's public transport page
Taxi and shuttle services operate from the airport. The Airport Flyer bus service (route 91) leaves from the airport terminal frequently until 9 PM and passes through Wellington CBD. The fare is NZD9 (cash) per person.
For complete guide to alternative walking paths to the university, please see the pedestrian shortcuts map