Understanding and Modelling Atmospheric Processes

The 2nd Pan-GASS meeting sponsored by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science

26th February 2018 - 2nd March 2018, Lorne, Victoria, Australia

Local information


The conference will be held at Cumberland Lorne Resort located in the sea-side town of Lorne on the south coast of the state of Victoria, approximately 150 km south west of Melbourne.


Meeting attendees are advsed to fly into Melbourne International Airport. Buses to the conference venue will depart from central Melbourne on the day prior to the beginning of the conference. Alternatively, Lorne is also accessible by public transport through the V/line bus and train service.


A block of one- two- and three- bedroom apartments at the Cumberland Lorne Resort will be reserved for conference attendees at special rates:

  • One-bedroom: 197.50 AUD per apartment per night
  • Two-bedroom: 285.50 AUD per apartment per night
  • Three-bedroom: 397.50 AUD per apartment per night
Rooms may be booked on the Cumberland Resort website, and the special rate may be accessed by entering the promo code "UMAP2018".

Meeting attendees, particularly students, are encouraged to share multi-bedroom apartments with others. If you would like assistance finding other attendees to share an apartment with, please indicate this during registration.

Other nearby accomodation options include The Lorne Hotel and The Sandridge Motel.


Lorne is situated on the Great Ocean Road in Sourthern Victoria. There are a range of local attractions including the surf beach, and a number of scenic walks.


For all enquiries about the UMAP 2018 meeting please email umap2018@monash.edu

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The UMAP 2018 meeting will take place at the Cumberland Lorne Resort, situated on the beautiful Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. The meeting will run from 26th Feb - 2 Mar 2018.