The 2014 ARCS Sydney Congress was a great success! Some of our fabulous exhibitors ran competitions and the winners are below –

  • Pharmaceutical Solutions gave away two iPad minis to Belinda Bahari from Astellas and Delaine Smith from the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group.
  • McCloud Consulting ran a draw offering to donate $1,500 to a nominated charity. Franziska Loehrer of Glaxo Smith Kline won the McCloud Consulting Group draw and her nominated charity is Alzheimers Australia.
  • Hobson Prior gave away a $300 Red Balloon Voucher to Jessica Gale from Novartis.

The 2014 ARCS Scientific Congress will be held at the Royal Randwick Turf Club.  Bringing together five streams of content over two days, this is the premier congress for people in the therapeutics sector.

We are planning dedicated sessions covering:

  • Clinical monitoring and project management
  • Clinical coordination
  • Research governance (including ethics and site assessment)
  • Academic/investigator initiated research
  • Workplace management and personal effectiveness
  • Medical information
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Medical affairs

Why Attend?

  1. Receive first-hand information on what is happening from a range of speakers in a neutral forum
  2. Receive updates on what is happening in our professional landscape (particularly regarding research governance for those working in clinical research)
  3. Attend sessions which include perspectives from different stakeholders (including speakers from the Department of Health and industry thought leaders)
  4. An ideal opportunity to develop better contacts with industry experts and network with colleagues, opinion leaders and suppliers
  5. Do something for your own professional development (and accumulate CPD units)


Royal Randwick – Australian Turf Club
Alison Road, Randwick
Tel: 1300 729 668
Sydney Airport – 5 kilometres, 10 minutes by car
Sydney CDB – 5 kilometres


Royal Randwick has wheelchair access to all public areas.
Easy access toilets are available on all levels.

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Free parking is available for all ASC delegates, parking access is via Gate 1 Alison Road, Randwick.

Registration Information
The registration desk will be located on the ground level in the Kensington Room and will be open from 08:00 to 17:30 on both days. All delegates will receive a lanyard that is to be worn at all times for admittance into sessions and the dinner, delegates will also receive a satchel upon registration.

Cloak room
Luggage and coats storage available.

If you require accommodation for the ASC Crown Plaza Coogee Beach has a rate of $210 for ASC delegates. Call Crown Plaza on (02) 9315 9124, alternatively you can email them at You will need to quote the ARCS Conference, or with reference AR6. Rooms are limited

Internet Access
Free Wi-Fi will be available for all ASC delegates.

Smart business casual attire is appropriate for conference sessions and the conference dinner

Special Meals
Pre-requested special meals will be available, please notify us at if you have any dietary requirements. On the day, delegates who have specified dietary requirements should ask service staff.

Session Handouts
Speaker presentations (where permission has been provided) will be made available to delegates. We will provide you with a link to view presentations in your final confirmation that will be sent a week before the event, you will also be able to view and download presentations after the event.

Dinner will be in the Royal Randwick Ballroom located on Level 2 and will commence at 19:00, join us for welcome drinks in the exhibition area located on Ground Floor, Kensington Room from 17:30.

Video and Audio Recording
Recording of any kind is not permitted except by prior arrangement with ARCS. Unauthorised recording or filming will result in exclusion from the conference.