Facilities
APRIL 1st & 2nd 2019.

Hotel Accommodation.

FOR PARTICIPANTS ONLY.

We have arranged a block of rooms in two hotels at the in the University of Edinburgh’s Salisbury Green Hotel and Bistro (Masson House).This is typical campus hotel and used for guest speakers and visiting scientists of UoE. It has dining, breakfast and facilities for sports (Olympic swimming pool) and entertainment are on campus. It is located next to Arthur’s seat.  Another option is The Ten Hill Place Hotel at Surgeons Quarter is next door to the dinner location on April 1st. Rooms are being held on a 6-week release period, rooms will be released on the 18th February.

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Conference Venue/Transport.

The workshop meetings take place at the new site of the University of Edinburgh at The Queen’s Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh ( EH16 4TJ ). It is a 12-minute drive by taxi or bus from campus to the QMRC and we will organize coach transport for everybody staying int the Salisbury Green Bistro Hotel. If too late for the coach, participants have to take care of their own transport (taxi, 15 BP).

The QMRC has a large conference hall for the plenary sessions, as well as a two breakout rooms at 2nd and 3rd floor for expert discussions. Lunch and coffee will be served in the Five room on the second floor, adjacent to one of the breakout rooms.

Questions relating to facilities or venue, please contact: Mrs Sonia J Rafferty, Tel: +44 (0)131 242 6582, e-mail: sonia.rafferty@ed.ac.uk

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Welcome Sunday March 31st, Reception.

If you arrive on Sunday March 31st , we would like to welcome you on campus at St Trinians room where we will have drinks and light snacks with view over Arthur’s seat.

Start : 18:00 hr , End: 20:30.

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Dinner in the Museum, Monday April 1st.

The workshop dinner is served at the Surgeon’s Quarter which is right in the heart of the old town located at Nicholson street. We start with a tour at the adjacent Pathology museum (start possible between 6:30 and 7 pm) and dinner starts at 8 pm in the magnificent Playfair Hall. During the dinner we will have a prof. Anthony Seaton speaking on behalf of the 50th Anniversary of the IOM and giving some history of particle research in the UK.

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an internationally respected institution, a thriving global network of 25,000 medical professionals, pioneering in the advancement of surgical breakthrough and patient care since 1505. But today, its remit of care has expanded, and it offers now offer cutting-edge hospitality, operating multiple venues in Edinburgh’s iconic old town, in an area called Surgeons Quarter.

Surgeons Quarter
Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW
Tel: +44 (0) 131 527 3434

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Academic and industrial sponsors

Conference organizers & Moderators

Paul J.A. Borm & Kevin E. Driscoll

Confererence secretariat (local)

Sonia Rafferty, PA to dr Rodger Duffin
Tel: +44 (0)131 242 6582
E-mail: sonia.rafferty@ed.ac.uk

Local organizing committee:

Dr Rodger Duffin
Centre of Inflammation research, QMRC-UoE
Dr Craig Poland

Centre of Inflammation research, QMRC-UoE
Dr Lang Tran

IOM, Edinburgh

Organizing and Planning Committee:

Dr Rodger Duffin, dr Lang Tran
Dr Len Levy (Cranfield University)
Dr Thomas Gebel (BaUA)
Dr Kevin E. Driscoll (Rutgers University, NY)
Prof. dr. Paul J.A. Borm ( Nanoconsult)