A very good page about getting to Edinburgh was created for ICIAM99 - you can find it here. You will also find useful information at the Edinburgh Tourist Board site.
|James Clerk Maxwell Building
University of Edinburgh
Telephone (44) (0) 131 650 5060
Holyrood Park Road
EH 16 5A
Telephone (44) (0) 131 667 0662
The Workshop will be held in the James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB) of the University of Edinburgh. This building, which also houses the Mathematics and Statistics Department, is situated within the Kings Buildings complex in the south of Edinburgh, a short bus ride from the centre of Edinburgh.
Conference accommodation is at Pollock Halls, a University of Edinburgh student residence just to the south-east of the city-centre. Breakfast and evening meals are also be available there.
The University website contains a section with maps showing the locations of Pollock Halls and Kings Buildings. Map 1 covers the widest area and Map 3 will help you find JCMB at Kings Buildings. Click here
Evening meals have been reserved at Pollock Halls for every evening except Monday 23 (when there will be a buffet, included in the Registration Fee) Saturday 28 (which is a totally free day) and Tuesday 31 (when there will be an optional Conference Dinner).
The Conference Dinner will take place in the Tower Restuarant of the new Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street on Tuesday 31 August at 7.30pm. The Museum is open on Tuesday evenings and a guided tour may be arranged for delegates prior to the dinner.
Spouses and partners of delegates are welcome to attend the Conference Dinner at a cost of £25. Numbers will have to be confirmed to the resaurant by the evening of 24 August, so please let us know, by email or on arrival, if you decide not to attend or if you wish to request an extra place.
Medieval Scotland is the subject of our optional excursion on Sunday 29 August.
The cost of this trip is £20 per person, which includes all travel, all admission charges and a packed lunch. As with the conference dinner, accompanying family members are welome. Delegates are asked to book their places on this trip as soon as they possible, by email or on arrival. If there are insufficient bookings the trip will be cancelled.
Accommodation and subsistence costs are as follows:
Late applications will be considered. Please contact ICMS by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), telephone (0131 220 1777) or fax (0131 220 1053) for guidance.
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(updated 2 August 1999)