In conjunction with the Australian Transport Research Forum

ACE 08

About ACE 08
Program Overview
Keynote Speakers
The Forum Day
Social Functions
General Information
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Gold Coast, QLD

Travelling the Gold Coast
Hire a Car
Train and Coach Travel
Air Travel

User Area

Registration, Submission
Committee Administration

Invited Speakers

- Gary Banks
- Chairman of the Productivity
- Commission
- (Productivity Commission)

- Kathryn Dominguez

- Professor of Public Policy and
- Economics
- (Federal Treasury)

- Ian MacFarlane
- Former RBA Governor 
- (Goldman Sachs)

- Charles Perrings
- Professor of Environmental
- Economics
- (UQ)

- John Quiggin
- Head of RSMG
- (UQ)

- Adonis Yatchew
- Editor ‘The Energy Journal’
- (courtesy QUT)

- Joshua Gans
- Professor of Management
- (Information Economics)
- (University of Melbourne)

Major Sponsors


Queensland Treasury Corporation

Reserve Bank of Australia

Queensland Government

Queensland University of Technology

Goldman Sachs

The University of Queensland

Griffith University

Australian Government

Queensland Treasury Copropration

Other Sponsors

The International Review of Economics Education


Travel by Air

The Gold Coast can be reached via two airports – Coolangatta and Brisbane airport.

Distances from the airport
Coolangatta - Gold Coast: approximately 20km
Brisbane - Gold Coast: 80km

Shuttles/Airtrain from the airport to the Gold Coast
Shuttle/Train from Coolangatta to Gold Coast visit:
Shuttle/Train from Brisbane to Gold Coast visit:

More Information:

Domestic Airlines who serve Coolangatta and Brisbane airport,,

International Airlines
International airlines also have direct flights but mostly to the Brisbane airport. Please see airlines/foreign destinations from Coolangatta, Gold Coast airport

Prices for Flight Tickets
Price of tickets of vary a great deal flying into the two airports and also according to the airline and date of booking etc.