ANZSGM 2020 ASM Melbourne 27 - 29 May 2020

Melbourne, Victoria

Welcome to Melbourne! Where the weather may be unpredictable but the coffee is always great! We hope you come for the visionary 2020 ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting program and stay the weekend to enjoy Victoria. There’s something for everyone – food and wine, sights and relaxed weekend getaways.


Coffee: do you even Melbourne?

Market Lane Coffee is quintessential Melbourne snobbery and Melbournians love it! Want a hot chocolate? Want a cup of tea? Don’t come here! Right across the road from The Sofitel on Collins, this will have you sorted… and grab a bag of beans to bring home!

8 Collins St, Melbourne. M-F 7am-5pm

 Axil Flinders Lane has great coffee in one of Melbourne’s most happening laneways. A short stroll from The Sofitel on Collins, grab a coffee and head down to AC/DC Lane to check out Melbourne’s renown graffiti laneway

76 Flinders Lane, Melbourne M-F 7am-4pm

Pellegrini’s Bar and Espresso. One block over from The Sofitel on Collins, visit this Melbourne institution and give a nod to his former owner, Sisto Malaspina, who died at the age of 74, while helping others.

66 Bourke St, Melbourne. 8am – 11.30pm


Food: limited only by your stomach

Melbourne is known for its fabulous food – and once you’re in the Good Food guide/in Broadsheet, expect a queue. Many restaurants do not take bookings and accept walk-ins only. For large groups, we recommend booking early and you may be asked to have the set menu.

Uncle CBD - Had a long day at ANZSGM? Really can’t get those legs to cross the road for the gazillion food possibilities Melbourne offers? Go downstairs to Uncle CBD. Offering delicious South East Asian cuisine and cocktails, this is a perfect way to end a long day of learnings!

Level 1, 15 Collins St, Melbourne

Andrew McConnell. Don’t know who he is? Google him. Stat. Supernormal is his Melbourne CBD gig offering delicious Pan Asian food; dumplings, lobster rolls, whatever… it is all delicious. The peanut butter parfait is a must have.

180 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

*Cumulus In and Cumulus Up are both located in the CBD and offer European cuisine

**Cutler and Co and Marion Wine Bar are a 10-15 minute stroll into Fitzroy

*** We are happy to recommend anywhere Andrew McConnell!

Spring Street. The top of Spring Street is one of the Melbourne’s favourite haunts. Start with an aperol spritz at Siglo rooftop bar. Head downstairs to City Wine Shop (casual) or the European (formal) for a solid European dinner. Then it’s up to you – head up the stairs to the dark and moody Melbourne Supper Club for great wine. Or head next door to Primavera for some of Melbourne’s best gelato!

159 Spring St, Melbourne


Drink: no drought here

Laneway watering holes or rooftop haunts, Melbourne has it all.

Rooftop / outdoor (for a crisp and fresh autumn day!)

Siglo – tres sophisticated, tres French

Lvl 2/161 Spring St, Melbourne

Rooftop at QT – observe Melbourne pretense in all it’s faux glory

Lvl 11/133 Russell St, Melbourne

Union Electric Bar – Laneway feel with outdoor vibes

13 Heffernan Lane, Melbourne

Arbory and Arbory afloat –  See the pretty the lights reflect off the water at this water’s edge watering hole.

1 Flinders Walk, Melbourne

Ponyfish Island – An island in the Yarra. Standing room / deck only (mostly due to hipsters)

In the middle of Southbank Pedestrian Bridge Southbank



The Melbourne Supper Club (winebar) – a Melbourne Institution

Lvl 1/161 Spring St, Melbourne

Embla – simple food based on fresh quality produce and divine wine

122 Russell St, Melbourne

Eau De Vie – Amazing cocktails in all its fanfare if you’re able to find the door to this hidden gem!

1 Malthouse Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

Archelin – subterranean ambience with food and wine from the Guy Grossi brand

Mornane Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

Boilermaker – whiskey fan? This is the place for you.

209-211 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000


Important Dates

ANZSGM Annual Scientific Meeting 2020
27-29 May 2020

October 2019
Call for Abstracts opens

November 2019
Early bird registration opens

February 2020
Call for Abstracts closes

March 2020
Early bird registration closes


Host Organisation


Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM)

145 Macquarie Street

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Tel: +61 2 9256 5460

Fax: +61 2 9241 3458



International Conferences & Events (ICE)

Twitter Conference Secretariat
International Conferences & Events (ICE) Pty Ltd

183 Albion Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Tel: +61 2 9368 1200
Fax: +61 2 9368 1500

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