Travel and early registration information

If you are making your way to the Annual Conference, here is some useful information:


The conference venue is the University of Manchester, University Place, Oxford Road M13 9PL. This is a short taxi ride from Manchester airport or Manchester Piccadilly Station. Further information about travel to the venue is available at:


The Registration Desk will be open from 09.00 to 17.00 on Tuesday and Wednesday, and between 09.00 and 10.30 on Thursday. During registration you will be provided with a delegate badge and printed Conference Guide. It is important that you wear your badge throughout the conference (you are liable to be challenged by conference helpers, University staff, or ALT personnel if you do not wear it).

Early Registration/Monday arrivals

Early registration will be open from 17.00 – 19.00 on Monday 7 September in the exhibition area at University Place. Participants who will be arriving for early registration are encouraged to head to Kro Bar, a short walk from the venue at 325 Oxford Rd, M13 9PG. Please note that there is no organised dinner on Monday 7 September.

Check the “Help” menu on the conference site for further information and guides for delegates, speakers and session chairs.