The conference, posters sesions and the exhibition will take place
in the Renold building (see buidling nb.8 on campus map in this
booklet) located on Sackville street main campus, University of
Manchester. The campus is located close to both Piccadilly main
line station and Oxford Road train station, with Victoria train
station a little further away.
Refreshments, Lunches and Sunday Evening Dinner
All conference refreshments and buffet lunches will take place in
the Exhibition and poster area located on the ground floor of the
Renold building. A hot and cold buffet dinner is being offered to
participants arriving on Sunday 4 September. The dinner will take
place in the Barnes Wallis Restaurant, the Barnes Wallis Building.
Please note that the dinner is not included in the registration
fee; instead a place should be booked by using the registration
form. Participants wishing to book a place should indicate this
on the registration form. A place at the dinner costs £16.50. Manchester
offers a great variety of restaurants, bistros, pubs and cafes.
No dinner has been organised for participants on Monday and Tuesday
evenings; instead participants are invited to explore the city after
the receptions. A list of recommended places to visit will be available
at the conference.
Sackville Street Campus
Student accommodation has been pre-booked for participants
at Weston Hall (see buidling nb.11 on campus map in this booklet),
five minutes walking distance from the Renold Building.
The price per night for a single B&B is £33.50 (VAT exempt). The
student rooms all offer single bedded rooms with en-suite shower/toilet,
private telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Shared lounge/kitchens
with TVs, iron/ironing boards are also available to guests.
A limited number of hotel bedrooms is also available on
a firstcome first-served basis at the Manchester Conference Centre
(see buidling nb.11 on campus map in this booklet) with its integral
Days Hotel, situated just 300 metres from Piccadilly rail station
and five minutes walking distance from the Renold building. The
midweek price for B&B is £75.95 (incl VAT) and the Sunday price
is £54 (incl VAT).
Participants wishing to book their accommodation at
Weston Hall or the Days Hotel, should complete the
accommodation booking form that can be downloaded here.
The form should be returned at the latest by Friday
28 July to the address listed on the form. Any queries can be
addressed to by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Check-in, check-out times
Check-in Monday - Friday: from 14:00 hrs;
Saturday - Sunday: from 15 hrs.
Delegates should check out before 11:00 hrs.
Hotel accommodation in Manchester
Marketing Manchester is offering bedrooms from a selection
of hotels (ranging between £70.00 and £135.00 for a single bedroom)
located at a walking distance from the Renold Building on the Sackville
street main campus.
The following hotels have been selected for participants:
Jarvis Piccadilly Hotel
Manchester – Charles Street
Thistle Hotel Manchester
For further details about the hotels and to make (or
amend) your reservation please go to www.ConferenceBookings.co.uk,
enter the event reference MNCPHOTON06 and follow the instructions
on the page. No reservations can be guaranteed if made after
4 August 2006.
For any queries about your reservation contact Derya
Nielsen, Marketing Manchester, Churchgate House, 6th Floor, Oxford
Street, Manchester, M1 6EU, UK. Tel: 0161 238 4563 Fax: 0161 973
3723 E-mail: email@example.com
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