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Scientific Committee


Jonathan Barker – London, UK
Christopher Griffiths – Manchester, UK

Local Organising Committee

David Burden – Edinburgh, UK
Catherine Smith – London, UK
Richard Warren – Manchester, UK

Scientific Committee

Hervé Bachelez – Paris, France
James Elder – Ann Arbor, USA
Michel Gilliet – Lausanne, Switzerland
Lars Iversen – Aarhus, Denmark
Alexa Kimball – Boston, USA
James Krueger – New York, USA
Alan Menter – Dallas, USA
Errol Prens – Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Jörg Prinz – Munich, Germany
Peter Van de Kerkhof – Nijmegen, The Netherlands

The City of London

London, one of the world’s most popular meeting places and has everything a capital city should – world class culture, museums and art galleries, restaurants, theatres and nightlife. Few cities can equal its range of landmarks and attractions, both ancient and new.

Whether you’re looking for things to do in London such as events and attractions, key traveller information to make your London visit run smoothly, you’ll find everything you need for your visit to London on

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Venue Information

Congress Venue

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
Broad Sanctuary

In the very heart of Westminster, The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre is ideally located to take advantage of everything London has to offer. Uniquely situated in the shadow of Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye, the award-winning, purpose-built events venue is perfectly placed to experience London’s many cultural attractions.


Ellis Salsby Ltd has been appointed as the hotel booking service for the Congress and competitive rates have been secured at a wide selection of hotels both close to the venue and in the West End of London.

To book accommodation for this event, please click here

Ellis Salsby Ltd
Tel: +44 (0)1562 829939

Travel Information

London benefits from a superb global airline network. It is supported by five international airports, from the UK’s main gateway at Heathrow, to the convenience of London City Airport in the Docklands. All London airports have easy connections into central London by bus, train and taxi.

International Airports

Heathrow – 47 mins
Gatwick – 44 mins
London City – 26 mins
Stansted – 1hr 5 mins
Luton – 47 mins

For further information on travel from these airports to central London click here

Mainline rail stations

Victoria – 14 mins walk
Charing Cross – 12 mins walk
Waterloo – 18 mins walk

For further information on travelling by train please click here

Nearest tube

Westminster – 6 mins
St. James’s Park – 4 mins walk
Victoria Station – 14 mins walk

For further information on travelling by tube please click here