AMS-15 The 15th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry




The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Orgainisation (ANSTO) is delighted to host the 15th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry.


Location: Sydney Australia

Time of Year: September 2020

This time of year is spring in Sydney with the average daily temperatures of 16o C - 20o C (61oF - 68oF). Sydney's subtropical climate is temperate all year round with mild winters.

Our Bid Proposition:
  • Long History of AMS in Australia:
    • ANSTO ANTARES facility commissioned 1989
    • ANU operating AMS since 1980's
  • ​Experienced organising committee from ANSTO, in cooperation with colleagues from ANU in canberra
  • 5 day conference program plus specialist workshops at ANU and ANSTO
  • Plenary talks plus a public lecture on Rock Art Dating
  • Lab visit to ANSTO to see the Centre for Accelerator Science, Commissioned in July 2015 with new SIRIUS 6MV and VEGA 1MV tandem accelerator systems and new sample processing labs

Destination Sydney, Australia
  • Accessible, safe and friendly
  • Superb conference facilities
  • Accommodation to suit all styles/budgets

10 must-do's in Australia
  1. Bridge Climb, Sydney
  2. Sydney Opera House
  3. Bondi Beach, Sydney
  4. Taronga Zoo, Sydney
  5. Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
  6. Blue Mountains, New South Wales
  7. Uluru, Northern Territory
  8. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
  9. Great Ocean Road, Victoria
  10. Daintree Rainforest, Tropical North Qld

Please view our Sydney Shines Video

ANSTO Bid presented at AMS14, Ottawa, Canada

Presentation Handout

Air Access 

Sydney is easily accessible to delegates around the globe, with 41 international airlines offering over 670 international flight arrivals each week. Accommodating for all budgets, Sydney Airport is the world’s leading low-cost long-haul airport, with five airlines now serving the market.


The visa application process is simple for delegates with free advice and assistance from the Australian Government’s International Event Coordinator Network service - the only service of its kind in the world. Delegates from approved regions can apply for a free e-visa.

Local transport

Getting around Sydney is easy and affordable with one electronic ticket, the Opal Card providing access to the train, bus, ferry and light rail system. Fares are capped making travel around the City and exploring Sydney’s regions extremely affordable.


From five-star luxury hotels to budget rooms and hostels, Sydney caters for all requirements with an extensive range of accommodation choices. Budget accommodation is available for as cheap as AU$29 per night through local university housing and shared apartments. For those delegates preferring to stay in a hotel rates start from an average rate of AU$137 per night in a three-star property.


For more Information Please visit the AMS-15 Website



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