About the Venue

The conference will take place at Heriot-Watt University, located in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. With a rich heritage stretching back to 1821, Heriot-Watt is a truly global university with a lively and vibrant academic community of over 29,000 students from more than 130 countries studying for degrees in our  campuses in the UK, UAE and Malaysia.

Conference Location 

Edinburgh airport is located 20-30 minutes from the city centre by tram or bus, and just 15 minutes away from Heriot-Watt University by taxi. You can fly to Edinburgh by all major  and low-cost airlines. To get to the Heriot-Watt University from the city centre you need to take bus 25 or 34. As an alternative you can stay at the COURTYARD by Marriot hotel at the university campus.











University Map

Dinner Venue

The venue for the conference dinner is Prestonfield House. It can be reached by taxi or Uber, or by taking bus 25 then 30 bus from the university. The number 30 bus from the city centre with a 10 minute walk at the end of each bus route. With Lothian buses, a single bus fare costs £1.70, or £4.00 for a day ticket which covers all routes.