Venue, Getting to the Conference and Registration

The conference is being held in Clare College, one of the oldest Colleges in Cambridge (founded in 1326), close to the famous Trinity College and its grounds span the river Cam.  The conference is being held on a newer site – see below.The Gillespie Centre (2)

Planning your Travel: Because people may arrive from many different directions it is not feasible for us to make special arrangements to meet you at airports etc. Directions for traveling to Cambridge can be found on the Clare College Conference Facilities site.  If you are arriving at Heathrow David’s recommendation is that you plan to travel by National Express coach direct from the airport to Cambridge since it is cheaper and avoids traveling into Central London.  The coach service also connects Gatwick Airport to Cambridge. Given that there may be well over 100 delegates arriving on the 18th September it might be advisable to book in advance [http://www.nationalexpress.com/en/airports/heathrow-airport.aspx]. Delegates coming into Stansted Airport can take advantage of the direct train to Cambridge from the airport station [https://www.thetrainline.com/train-times/cambridge-station-to-stansted-airport]. Once you get to Cambridge make your way to the Memorial Court site of Clare College on Queen’s Road.

Booking in, Registration and Welcome Event.  On 18th September delegates can collect room keys from the Memorial Court Porters Lodge (http://map.cam.ac.uk/Clare+College?loc=2#52.205103,0.110077,17) from 3pm. Delegates will also be given a College i/d badge. Those arriving earlier can leave luggage at the Porters lodge until rooms are available.  Conference registration will be from 4-6pm in the Garden Room where we will hand out bags containing the conference booklet etc.

The timetable for the rest of the evening is:

6pm: drinks reception, Lerner Court

7.30pm: cafeteria style meal in the Buttery (Old Courts)

8-12pm: Bar open in the Old Courts (close to Buttery).

Dinners Monday to Wednesday.  To allow attendees to enjoy some of the ambience of Cambridge in the evenings dinner is not scheduled in College on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings so that you can try local restaurants and bars.

The Conference Dinner will be held in Gonville and Caius College where David Summers is a Fellow.