General Information


We have secured preferential rates for our conference guests at a range of nearby hotels.  These promotional codes and specific contact details will be emailed to you once have registered for the conference.   

Please note that the preferential rates will not be available after 27 May and normal booking will apply.

UCL Alumni are also eligible to receive London Hotel Discounts:  UCL has negotiated discounted rates with a number of hotels in the London Bloomsbury area. To receive a full list of the hotels and your unique alumni discount code, please contact the Alumni Relations team. You will need to show your UCL Alumni Card upon arrival at the hotel.

Name Rating Details Distance from venue
Melia White House ****

Classic Room £180.00 and Premium Room £215.00. The rates are per room per night inclusive of breakfast and VAT and based on single occupancy. Double occupancy will incur a supplement of £12.00 per room.

They are also happy to offer weekend rates (Friday – Sunday inclusive) for Classic Room £150.00 and Premium Room £192.00.

The above rates (midweek & weekends) can be used pre/post-conference.

0.5 miles

10 minute walk

30 Euston Square ****

Hotel accommodation at the conference venue: single occupancy (£170) and double occupancy (£180) including VAT (tax) and breakfast.


Conference venue
Royal National Hotel  ***

Offer rooms at the Royal National Hotel at the following rate: twin room (single occupancy) £100.00. Rates are per room per night including English breakfast and VAT.


0.4 miles

10 minute walk

UCL Halls of Residence **

Low cost accommodation in student halls of residence: single rooms with shared facilities and single en-suite accommodation for individuals and availability.

Further discounts are available for UCL Alumni. Please email with your alumni number to receive a 10% discount.



Each participant will receive a name badge upon check-in at the registration desk. The badge will be the official conference pass and should be worn at all times in order to gain entry into the meeting room.

Certificate of attendance

Regularly registered participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Credit Cards

Major credit cards are accepted by hotels, shops and restaurants.


The official currency in the UK is the British Pound (£) (GBP).


Participants are requested to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Letters of invitation and visa requirements

Participants who will need a letter of invitation and / or have specific visa requirements are invited to contact Emma Defoe (


The official language of the conference is English and no simultaneous translation is foreseen during the scientific sessions.

Smoking Policy

As per British law, smoking is not allowed within the venue.


London has a mild humid temperate climate with warm summers and no dry season. The month of July is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 22°C throughout the month, exceeding 26°C or dropping below 18°C only one day in ten.