Arrival Information


The conference will be held at University of Greenwich, Maritime Campus

Welcome reception, registration and plenary talks will be in Undercroft (which is under the Royal Naval College Chapel). Attached is a campus map which shows Undercroft in relation to the gates/entrances.

Queen Mary Undercroft
University of Greenwich
Park Row
SE10 9LS


For those of you who registered to attend the pre-registration drinks reception, this will take place in Undercroft
Time from 7 – 9pm

We are pleased to announce the string quartet “The Garden of England Quartet” will be playing at the reception.

Registration will be open at 08:00am, please head to Undercroft and the conference will start at 08:35am.

There is no parking on site but there is a 24hr pay and display public car park on Park Row.

Charges – Overnight 6.30pm – 8am free, Monday – Sunday 8am – 6.30pm £2.50 per hour

The campus is well serviced. The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) Cutty sark station is approx. 3 min walk. The Greenwich and Maze Hill train station is approx. 8 mins walk. You can find more information on the Universities website

University of Greenwich Travel advice

(click on the arrow “Public Transport to Greenwich” under the map)


Please select programme for the menu to download the latest programme.


For those of you giving a talk. Please check your day, time and room on the programme. Please can we ask you load and check your presentation on the laptop provided in the appropriate room. There will be a someone available if you need any assistance. If you could load it in plenty of time either the morning or the break before your session.

If you use a Mac and would prefer to use that. Please ensure you bring the relevant adaptors. As the venue do not have these available. Please also test it well in advance to avoid any issues.

Please prepare you presentation to the ration 16:9. There is a template available. You don’t have to use this but are welcome to if it helps.


The poster boards will be set up after plenary talk. Porters will clear the chairs and bring out the boards. If you could please return to Undercroft at 11am to place your poster on your board. The boards will be labelled. Your number will be listed in the printed programme book which will be in your delegate pack. Velco will be provided to use.

The poster boards are 180cm high x 120cm wide. So suitable for A0 landscape or portrait. Please print your poster ready to display on day one. The posters will be displayed throughout the conference.

*Please note these boards are not suitable for the cloth style of posters as the Velcro doesn’t seem to hold them and we are not allowed to use pins on these boards.*

Please remove your poster at the end of the poster session on Thursday 13th.

BBQ – Tuesday 11th September

The BBQ is additional £21.40 on top of the registration. It will be held in the Queen Anne Courtyard. (Please contact me ASAP to add this to your registration)

CONFERENCE DINNER – Wednesday 12th September

The conference dinner is not included in the registration. (Please contact me ASAP to add the dinner to your registration £95per person)

The dinner will be a Leeds Castle. Coaches will depart from Greenwich at 6pm. There will be a drinks reception, 3 course dinner followed by a band. Coaches will leave at midnight for the return journey.

The menu can be found on the social events page, follow the link on the menu to the left. The venue will have your details to provide you with the appropriate vegetarian menu.


You will have let me know of any dietary requirements on your booking form. If you have given specific requirements please identify yourself to the catering staff


NEW – On Friday afternoon. We are giving you a chance to visit The Wolfson Centre labs. Please do email me if you would like to join this trip.