Venue & Host City

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The Hilton Hotel, Sydney

The Hilton Sydney is located in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District, adjacent to the Queen Victoria Building shopping arcade. We’re within two kilometers of Darling Harbor entertainment, the Sydney Opera House, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Take some time to relax in the full-service spa, and enjoy a fitness center and indoor pool with sauna. For more information on the Hilton Sydney, please click here.

The Congress venue is only 9km from Sydney’s International and Domestic Airport. Hilton Sydney is in the centre of Australia’s largest CBD and famous landmarks. The Congress venue is set amongst restaurants, retail and accommodation choices and close to Darling Harbour. For more information about events, restaurants and what’s on in Darling Harbour, please click here

ICIEM 2021 Host City

Sydney, New South Wales
Built around the largest, most beautiful harbour in the world, Sydney is undoubtedly the most exciting city in the southern hemisphere. It is the largest and oldest city in Australia which is home to over 4.5 million people. From the iconic, heritage-listed Opera House to the golden beaches stretching into the Pacific Ocean – Sydney is the place for everyone.

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge to see panoramic views from the top of this Australian icon, visit the historic ‘Rocks’ area – the site of the original white settlement, or take a surfing lesson at Bondi Beach – famous for its golden sands and turquoise waters. There’s so much to see and do!

What’s more, the city offers an exciting variety of attractions, including designer boutiques, fine restaurants, chic bars and lavish department stores. Surrounded by numerous national parks and protected areas of natural bushland, the beautiful Blue Mountains are only a short journey to the west and offer sights that simply cannot be missed.

Sydney is a cosmopolitan city, a major industrial, business and commercial centre and is endlessly fascinating in its variety and beauty – make sure you make the most of what it has to offer. For your ultimate guide to Sydney click here.

Here are some useful links to help you best plan your time when you are visiting Sydney:

Top 10 Things to do in Sydney

General information about Sydney

Travel information for getting around

Visit BridgeClimb to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Click here to find out more about where else you can visit whilst in Australia

New Zealand

New Zealand are co-hosting the 14th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism. With the country being only a short plane ride away from Australia, we encourage you to visit the beautiful and cultural country.

With there being so much to see and do in New Zealand, there is something for everyone. Whether you love adventure and want to sail, kayak, dive or bungy jump or if you like to experience good quality food and wine, New Zealand will not fail to impress.

Things to do in New Zealand

Destinations to visit in New Zealand

Recommended trips in New Zealand