This page gives a summary of various arrangements for the meeting. We need
information from you on various points - marked *** below - please
send replies to David Ward (email@example.com) a.s.a.p. because
Mark Thomson will be out of contact in the week before the meeting.
The meeting will be held on in the Cavendish Laboratory, University of
Cambridge. The main sessions will be held in the Pippard Lecture
Theatre, which is in the central Bragg Building. The agenda will
If you wish to give a talk, and haven't already volunteered,
please contact (firstname.lastname@example.org) a.s.a.p. (***).
You should be able to download talks to the agenda page directly.
Alternanatively speakers can send us electronic versions (or
preferably links to them) in advance. Otherwise, please bring your
talk on a USB stick.
Travel information can be
Those travelling by train ean either take a taxi to Queens' College or
walk (it takes about 25 minutes to walk there from the station). If
you are coming direct to the Cavendish, a taxi is recommended.
Queens' is located centrally (see map or
on the University map.
Accommodation (bed+breakfast) has been booked for those who requested it
in Queens' College. The entrance is on Silver Street, right by
the bridge over the river. You should report to the Porters' Lodge
to collect your room key - they are open late. Breakfast is available
You must pay us directly for the accommodation - either at the reception
in Emmanuel on Monday, or before the first session in the Cavendish on
Tuesday. We can only accept cash (pounds sterling) or cheques drawn
on a UK bank, so please bring enough money. There are ATM machines in
the city centre, but none near the Cavendish.
There is a bus service between Queens' and the Cavendish.
The Silver Street bus stop is right opposite Queens'; the fare is 1 pound.
The bus timetable is available
Alternatively, you can walk in about 20 minutes.
If you walk, the best route is Queens' Road - Burrell's Walk - Adams Road -
Coton Footpath. - see the map
Parking in the city centre is likely to be problematic or expensive.
There may be limited parking available at Queens', please tell us in
advance if you want to bring a car (***).
Anyone driving to the Cavendish should have no difficulty parking
at the Cavendish. However, in this case you MUST report to Cavendish
reception in the Bragg building, and give them your registration number
to avoid the risk of being clamped.
There will be a fee of 5 pounds per day to cover coffee/tea and a
a light sandwich lunch. The Cavendish also has
a canteen for anyone needing more substantial refreshment.
On Monday evening, there will be a wine tasting at Emmanuel College,
Old Library (18:00). Emmanuel is about 10 minutes walk from Queens';
the route is Silver Street, Pembroke Street, Downing Street map .
Please tell us if you will be here in time for this event (***) so we can estimate numbers.
On Wednesday evening there will be a conference dinner at Queens' College
(19:00 for 19:30).
Any vegetarians or people with special dietary requirements (please check
the menu) MUST tell us before they
arrive (***). The Conference dinner will cost 30 pounds.
Wireless access should be available in the vicinity of the lecture theatre.
If you wish to use this, we need your wireless MAC address IN ADVANCE (***).
We intend to end the talks mid-afternoon, and after that,
to move to a practical class, for tutorial computer sessions.
In this room, wired internet connections will be available,
into which you can plug laptop.
In either case, it is your responsibility to ensure that your laptop
is protected by up-to-date anti-virus software.