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MISE2023 will be held at the The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus. St Lucia Campus

The university’s main campus in St Lucia occupies most of the leafy riverside suburb. Only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, the campus is a central hub for those from all walks of life and home to many sporting facilities, cafes, restaurants and museums. The university has the perfect balance of old school sandstone buildings and modern facilities, creating an exciting academic atmosphere. On campus you’ll find Queensland’s largest research library alongside a range of shops and services.University of Sydney on City Road, Camperdown. This is the University’s biggest campus, featuring 72 hectares of state-of-the-art teaching and learning technology, including six libraries, art galleries, historical museums, perfectly manicured lawns. The Camperdown campus is also home to the following faculties and schools: Architecture, Design and Planning; Arts and Social Sciences; Business; Engineering; Law; Medicine and Health; and Science. For more information, go to Venue Information.

Brisbane airport is located 22.2 km from Brisbane's city centre. It will take you 20 minutes by taxi or on the Airtrain, or 50 minutes if you wish to take the shared shuttle bus.

There is no shortage of major attractions to visit and explore in Brisbane. Across the river from the CBD, South Bank is home to our Cultural Centre with world-class galleries and entertainment. Experience world-class sporting events at The Gabba or Suncorp Stadium, or get the adrenaline pumping with a Story Bridge Adventure climb. Just an hour from the city, discover Brisbane’s stunning natural surrounds including the Scenic Rim, Somerset and Ipswich with no shortage of waterfalls, lookouts and mountains to climb, while Moreton Island and Redlands Coast offer pristine waters, wildlife experiences, snorkelling, sandboarding and much more. For more information, go to Explore.

The spring climate has average temperatures between 15 - 25°C (59 - 77°F). Warm, sunny days are tempered by cool sea breezes.

There are a variety of accommodation options available nearby the university’s St Lucia campus. The following hotels all offer good rooms at reasonable prices. For more information, go to Accommodation.

As of July 2022, the exchange rate was:

  • $1AUD = 0.65USD
  • $1AUD = 0.64EUR
  • $1AUD = 0.54GBP
  • $1AUD = 0.91SGD
  • $1AUD = 88.00JPY
  • $1AUD = 4.42CNY

There are several places to exchange money at the Brisbane Airport.



Please submit your conference abstract through the online form.

Include a title, authors and main presenter, an abstract of no more than 250 words, and the proposed Symposium where you best fit. This extended opportunity is provided so that MISE2023 best serves the professional community.

Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words.

Please use A4 (210 mm x 297 mm) paper size. The abstract should be less than 250 words, with page margins of 25 mm all around. Use font type Arial, with single spaced lines. Title of the paper (14 points, bolded) is followed by one blank line. The presenting author’s name should be underlined. Author’s affiliations (12 points, italic, centred) and email address of the contact person are written in separate rows. Abstract text (12 points) in paragraphs. The abstract may include one figure with the figure caption (12 points, italic, centred) underneath the figure. The abstract including figure should fit on a single page.

No, you do not need to be a member.


The conference will cover a variety of themes across a range of areas of surface engineering. The themes will be dedicated to exploring the latest advances in the area and the ways in which these advances can be used to navigate the challenges that the industry will face.

More information about our plenary speakers is coming soon. 

MISE is the Materials Innovations in Surface Engineering conference. The conference is facilitated by Materials Australia, the peak Australian materials technology body. Materials Australia is dedicated to advancing the additive manufacturing sector through their work in the materials science engineering and technology sectors.

For more information about Materials Australia, visit: