Venue Information 

Thursday 26 – Friday 27 April 2018

Day One: Research | Day Two: Policy

Conference Venue

Our two-day conference will take place at the Technology & Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G1 1RD

All venues within the Technology & Innovation Centre are fully accessible, with accessible toilets.

If you have any impairment which you believe would affect your ability to evacuate the building unassisted in an emergency situation, please advise in advance of the event.

Additional Venues

On day one of the conference delegates are invited to our Civic Reception at Glasgow City Chambers and to The Anchor Line Restaurant for the conference dinner.

Civic Reception at Glasgow City Chambers

Glasgow City Chambers is the focal point of George Square and is one of the city’s most iconic and imposing buildings, whose magnificence tells the story of the wealth and industrial prosperity of the Second City of the Empire. It’s one of the most beautiful civic buildings in the UK and a huge favourite amongst locals and tourists.

The venue is a short 0.3 mile walk from the Technology and Innovation Centre.

We invite you to join us at the Civic Reception immediately after the conference on Thursday 26th April at 6pm.

The Anchor Line Conference Dinner

The Anchor Line Bar and Restaurant brings dining and drinks to Glasgow city centre with the transatlantic style of yesteryear and a modern twist.

Located at 12 St Vincent Pl, Glasgow G1 2DH The Anchor Line is a mere 0.2 mile walk from Glasgow City Chambers.

We invite you to the conference dinner on Thursday 26th April at 7pm (additional cost applies).


Situated in the city centre of Glasgow, the conference venue is close to parking facilities and public transport links.


The closest train stations to TIC are:

  • High Street (0.1 miles)
  • Queen Street (0.4 miles)
  • Argyle Street (0.6 miles)
  • Glasgow Central (0.9 miles)

SPT Subway

Buchanan Street (0.4 miles)


Parking is time limited on the main roads surrounding the venue, however there are two local car parks available: NCP Montrose Street and Glasgow City Parking


Taxis are readily available around the city.


Buchanan Bus Station is 0.6 miles away and runs frequent services to Glasgow International Airport and all corners of the country.


Glasgow city centre is approx 20 minutes from Glasgow International Airport, and 60 minutes from Edinburgh Airport.


Of course, a city-centre campus means the venue is easily accessible by foot, if you like to avoid the traffic rush. Bike stands are also available outside the main entrance of the Technology & Innovation Centre, for all cycling enthusiasts.


Wi-Fi Access

Wi-Fi access is available throughout the Technology & Innovation Centre and the University campus free of charge. Delegates can connect to the internet via _The Cloud. Delegates from academic institutions should also be able to access Wi-Fi via Eduroam, using login details from their home institution.

Using _The Cloud:

  • select ‘WiFi Guest’ from the list of your available networks
  • launch your preferred browser and click ‘Get Online’
  • select the ‘Free Wi-Fi Cloud’ option
  • if you have used _The Cloud elsewhere before you can use the same credentials. If not, select ‘Create Account’ and enter all mandatory information requested
  • select ‘Continue’
  • you are now online!