Conference venues

The University of Manchester is the largest and most diverse conference location in the North West, with the majority of venues stretching from the city centre to the leafy outskirts of Fallowfield.

Main venue

The conference will be held at the Renold Building situated on the North Campus in the heart of the city. The superbly equipped theatres open onto the 900 m2 exhibition space and refreshment. The main conference floors all benefit from Wi-Fi access.

Its prime city centre location also means it is only 250 metres from Piccadilly station and within walking distance of several hotels.

Address:  Altrincham St, Manchester M1 7JA

Conference reception

The Museum of Science and Industy is located in the historic Castlefield district, to the east of the City Centre and a 12 minute walk from the Renold Building. The Museum is situated on the site of the first railway station in the world, Manchester Liverpool Road which opened in 1830. It houses exhibitions ranging from steam locomotives, to combat aircraft and the history of communications.

The reception will be held in the Revolution Manchester gallery that traces Manchester’s leading contribution to the industrial revolution, nuclear energy research and computing.


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