Birmingham is Britain’s biggest city outside London and a hub for education, business and culture. With 78,000 bilingual residents it is one of the most diverse areas in Europe.
Renowned for its galleries, theatres and festivals, Birmingham is also a leading tourist destination that last year attracted more than 30 million visitors.
The city's position at the heart of England means it has unrivalled transport links. Birmingham Airport is the easiest arrival point for international visitors and provides frequent rail services to the city centre.
The university’s railway station is two stops from Birmingham New Street. The conference will be held in University Centre, number R23 on the campus map, just 300 metres from University station.
The conference will centre around three days of oral and poster presentations, to be hosted by the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences.
The University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham was established in 1900 and became England’s first civic university. Today it has more than 25,000 students from 150 countries.
A member of the elite Russell Group, Birmingham was named University of the Year 2013-14 by The Times and Sunday Times newspapers.
Conference sessions will be held in The Avon Room, which includes a number of display areas for posters. There will be a single session for lectures and plenty of dedicated time for posters.
We anticipate that more talks will be submitted with a preference for lecture format than we can accommodate, and prioritisation will be carried out by members of the organising committee.
The registration fee includes morning and afternoon refreshments, a buffet lunch, and a conference dinner, to be held in the university’s Great Hall on the evening of Tuesday 23 June.