Venoms to Drugs

Venom from cone snails, scorpions, spiders, snakes and other species continue to provide an immense reservoir of potent bioactive peptides that target specific enzymes, ion channels and receptors. As such they represent major sources of lead compounds for both the development of pharmacological tools and novel drugs

Peppers Noosa One Bedroom Apartment

Please note that the airline transfer provider is having a short term problem with their online booking site. They have assured us that there will be no issues getting a transfer from the Brisbane Airport to Peppers at Noosa. There is a Booth at the Brisbane Airport where you can book your transfer.

Con-X-ion Transfers meet all major flights and their services run hourly.

Brisbane International Terminal Map

Brisbane Domestic Terminal Map

Sunshine Coast Airport


Online accommodation bookings are now closed.

Any changes to your current room booking must be sent in writing to Daniela at ASN Events and she will check availability with the hotel for you.


Peppers Noosa Resort

Please note when driving to Peppers:

there are two entrances dependant on time of day.
From 7am to 7pm access via 33a Viewland Drive. 
From 7pm to 7am access via 5 Morwong Drive.


Noosa is approximately 140 km north of Brisbane International Airport (BNE). There are several options for travelling from Brisbane to Noosa as outlined below.

By Car

Detailed directions from Brisbane are available on the Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas website

By Air

Sunshine Coast Airport - The Sunshine Coast Domestic Airport (MCY) is the closest airport to Noosa, located approximately 30 km south, and from here it would be possible to take a taxi directly to the conference venue. Direct flights to the Sunshine Coast Airport are available from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Virgin Blue, Jetstar and Tiger Airways all fly into Sunshine Coast Airport and transfers to and from are available. Please see other transport options below. 

Brisbane Airport - Is Queensland’s domestic and international gateway, with over 200 flights arriving and departing on a daily basis.

Noosa is situated on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, approximately 162 km north of Brisbane. Driving from Brisbane Airport to Noosa Heads is approximately a 95 minute drive along the Bruce Highway heading in a northern direction.

From the Gold Coast to Noosa is approximately 2.5 hours. You can also travel to Noosa by train, bus or by pre-booked transfer from Brisbane or Sunshine Coast Airports. Generally your accommodation provider will gladly assist and arrange these transfers for you at the time you book your accommodation, just simply ask them if they can assist with Transfers

Airport Transfers

Transfer services operate from both Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Airports. A word of warning, don’t just arrive and expect that your transfers can be arranged on the spot, pre booking is a must. You also have the option of Taxi services, however from Brisbane Airport you may find this option extremely expensive. 

Cols Airshuttle - Provide a direct door to door shuttle transfer service from Brisbane Airport to and from the Sunshine Coast. 

Buses from Brisbane Airport to Noosa every 1h from 5.30 am to midnight (~2h drive)

Buses from Noosa to Brisbane Airport every 1h from 2.30 am to 7.30 pm (~2h drive)

Bookings are essential

Ph: +61 (0)7 5450 5933

There are other companies that offer similar services. Bookings are essential.

Con-X-ion - provide frequent and direct shuttle transfer service to and from Gold Coast, Brisbane, and Sunshine Coast

Ph: 1300 815 470

Sun-air Bus Service - Provide a direct door to door shuttle transfer service from Brisbane Airport to and from the Sunshine Coast. PH: +61 (0)7 5477 0888

Henry’s Airport Bus Service - Offer a scheduled pre-booked service to Brisbane Airport each day operated by Sun Air. Henry's also run transfers from Sunshine Coast Airport to Noosa. The charge is on a per passenger basis and the transfer is direct to your accommodation. PH: +61 (0)7 5474 0199

Private Transfers - Operate a door-to-door service and you can travel in total comfort to your destination. Private Transfers are not a shuttle service and operate from both Brisbane & Sunshine Coast Airports. A few options are listed below. 

Noosa V.I.P Limousines - PH: +61 (0)7 5442 4065
Private Airport Transfers - PH: +61 (0)4 22382217
DC Limousines - PH: +61 (0)416 275 125

Hire A Car - If the more private unrestricted option is what interests you, then the hire car option is one you should consider. Particularly if exploring the Sunshine Coast during your stay is part of your holiday planning. Some options are:

Thrifty Car Rental - Ph: +61 (0)7 5447 2299
Budget Car Rental - Ph: +61 (0)7 5474 2820
Avis Car Rental
Hertz Car Rental - Ph: +61 (0)7 5474 9234

As suggested, obtaining the assistance and guidance of your accommodation provider is a great way to start your holiday before you arrive at Brisbane or Sunshine Coast Airports.



Peppers Noosa Resort

Set on the edge of Noosa National Park, this Noosa Peppers Resort is a 12-minute walk from Noosa Main beach. Chic studios with balconies offer flat-screen TVs and seating areas with dining tables. Airy 1- and 2-bedroom apartments add kitchenettes, and a 3-bedroom penthouse unit features a deck with panoramic views. There are also luxury, split-level 2- to 4- bedroom villas with private garages; some have plunge pools. There's a stylish restaurant with a terrace and a cocktail bar, as well as 2 pools, a gym and a steam room. There's also a conference venue with an auditorium and meeting rooms, and free on-site parking.




2:00 PM


33A Viewland Dr, 

Noosa Heads, QLD 4567


10:00 AM

The conference has secured discounted accommodation rates for delegates at the Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas. Accommodation at these rates can be booked during the registration process or by logging back on to your registration profile.

Additional Information:
Sharing rooms - Sharing rooms does not result in any increase in tariff and is an effective means of reducing the cost of attending the meeting. Please indicate on your registration the room style you require and the name of the other delegate with whom you wish to share.
Extending your stay - The venue will offer the conference rate to delegates arriving early or staying on after the conference. Simply indicate your arrival and departure dates on your application. Changes to your booking should always be done through the conference secretariat, NOT the hotel itself.
Parking - Included in room rate.
Breakfast - Buffet breakfast is included in the room rate for delegates.
Cancellations - Cancellation policies apply when made within 30 days of arrival. Rooms cancelled within 30 days of the conference will generally be charged the full price of the total accommodation booked. Please contact the secretariat if you wish to cancel your stay and would like to know further details of the cancellation policy.

* Please note: you will need to indicate arrival and departure dates and provide full pre-payment of your stay at least 45 days prior to your arrival date to secure the discounted rate. Only incidental charges must be paid by the delegates directly to the hotel when checking out.




One king OR two singles


Alarm clock radio

Private balcony


Cable TV

Direct dial telephone and voice mail

Hair dryer

In-room safe

Iron and board


Cots available on request (fee applies).

**Up to 2 breakfasts included



One king and two singles OR two kings


Alarm clock radio

Private balcony


Cable TV

Direct dial telephone and voice mail

Hair dryer

In-room safe

Iron and board


Cots available on request (fee applies).

**Up to 4 breakfasts included



One queen, one double & two singles


Fully equipped kitchen

Washer and dryer

Spacious living and dining areas


Private balcony

Cable TV

Cots available on request (fee applies).

**Up to 6 breakfasts included