With its world class attractions, spectacular events, world class sport and unrivalled musical heritage, Liverpool is the ideal destination to visit and explore. For information about Liverpool and what will be going on when you are in the city please see the Visit Liverpool website - www.visitliverpool.com
In July 2014 the conference will be held at The University of Liverpool over two campus locations all within 5 minute walking distance of each other. The majority of the conference being held in the University of Liverpool Foresight Centre with plenary sessions being held in the University Sherrington Building.
Travelling to Liverpool
The University is in a central location providing easy access by car and public transport.
Situated on a key transport corridor on the edge of Liverpool City Centre, the Foresight Centre benefits from excellent road, rail and air links.
From M62 (end of motorway 3 miles). From M53 (Wirral/Mersey Tunnels ¾ mile)
Please use the following postcode for sat nav - L3 5DA
Liverpool John Lennon Airport 7 miles. Serviced by excellent public transport the Airlink 500 bus loops from the airport to the city centre at 30 minute intervals.
Travelling to the conference
From Lime Street Station: Exit Lime Street Station from the main entrance, turn right onto Lime Street, turn right onto London Road walking for approximately 8 minutes. The Foresight Centre is situated on the right where there will be student helpers in highly visable jackets.
From Novotel: Exit the hotel and turn right onto Hanover Street continuing onto Ranelagh Street, turn left onto Lime Street and right onto Copperas Hill continuing onto Copperas Hill turn right at Pembrooke place and the Foresight Centre is situated on the right.
From Travel Lodge:
Head northeast on James Street toward Fenwick Street, continue onto Lord Street following onto Church street, turn left onto Ranelagh Street, turn left onto Lime Street and right onto Copperas Hill continuing onto Copperas Hill turn right at Pembrooke place and the Foresight Centre is situated on the right.
Walk to Liverpool, Mann Island (Stop K) getting the 78 bus towards Halewood, you will be on the bus for 5 stops getting off at Liverpool Dental Hospital. Cross over the road to the Foresight Centre.
Citybike, the largest public bicycle scheme outside of London, launched on May 7 with what will be the first of over 100 stations coming throughout the next twelve months. With tariff packages available from £3 per day. Please see the citybike for further information.
Other useful numbers:
Rail enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
Travel line: 0871 200 22 33
Liverpool John Lennon Airport: 0870 750 8484 or www.liverpoolairport.com
Manchester International Airport: 0871 271 0711 or www.manchesterairport.co.uk
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950 or www.nationalrail.co.uk
Merseytravel: 0871 200 2233 or www.merseytravel.gov.uk
National Express: 0870 580 8080 or www.nationalexpress.com