Location and travel information
The event will be held in the Informatics Forum, University of
Edinburgh. The address is 10 Crichton St, the venue postcode
is EH8 9AB, and it is marked with a star in the map below.
Food and Drink
On both days, we will provide morning and afternoon refreshments,
and (probably) a light lunch also. Please make sure you make a
note of any special
dietary requirements when registering.
Conference dinner at a nearby restaurant will be on the
evening of Thursday 26th April: if you are interested in
coming to dinner (at your own cost), please indicate this
Edinburgh is a tourist city and there are many Hotels and B&Bs,
including many close to the city. Some suggestions are as follows:
- The Premier
Lauriston Place, half a mile from the Informatics Forum, and
with very good tripadvisor reviews (about £80-85 for our dates).
Edinburgh City Hotel at Lauriston Place,
again about half a mile
from the Forum (about £120 per night for our dates).
- There are collections of B&Bs in the Minto St area about
a mile away (and other areas of course) that can be booked at
Ceilidh-Donia about a mile from the Informatics Forum, has
been a favourite with
some of our seminar speakers over the years (about £75-£80
for our dates).
- For students who are looking for a cheap option,
Backpackers hostel is about half a mile from our venue (about
£15 per night for our dates).
- If looking to push the boat out,
Guest House is beautiful, about a mile from our venue (about
£150 for most of our nights).