RPPW 2017 will be held at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus in Birmingham UK. Both oral and poster sessions will be held on the 4th floor of the Millennium Point building. Millennium Point is located in the Eastside district of Birmingham’s City Centre at the heart of the Knowledge Quarter. It is home to Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, faculties of Birmingham City University and Birmingham Metropolitan College. In addition to this, Millennium Point hosts a variety of diverse events throughout the year exploring arts, science, technology and design. Millennium Point is approximately a ten-minute walk from the main commercial and retail city centre. Around Millennium Point are cycle stands and all public areas are fully accessible for wheelchair users.
Birmingham is a very central location with great access to a number of tourist destinations including The Cotswolds, Shakespeare country, Malvern Hills, Welsh Foothills and The Severn valley.
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Air: Birmingham International Airport is very well connected to the city. Direct trains regularly leave for Birmingham New Street, which is a short walk from the venue.
Rail: The nearest train stations are Moor Street Station and New Street Station. Millennium Point is also within walking distance of Snow Hill Station.
Bus: From the City Centre to the Millennium Point entrance on Jennens Road, catch numbers 14 (stop BS7), 55/55A 90 or 94 (stop BS9).
Car: There is a multi-storey car park owned and managed by Birmingham City Council situated adjacent to Millennium Point. The car park can be accessed via Jennens Road and Millennium Point is clearly signposted from all main routes into the city – simply follow the brown tourist signs. The nearest motorways are the M6, M5 and M42. NB. If using sat nav please use the following postcode- B4 7AP. The multi-storey car park has a height restriction of 2.1m (6’10”). Please note – Birmingham City Council multi-storey car park accepts cash or card payments. An HSBC cash point is situated on Level 0 within Millennium Point.
Details of low cost accommodation coming soon…