About us.

We are an international annual conference that brings together the best scientists and innovators from around the world to promote science, share knowledge and experience, and highlight promising projects and ideas. More than 100 speakers report on the year’s most interesting developments in the world of science and technology, covering every possible topic and industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the deadline for my arrival at the venue?
A. Registration will begin at 8.30 a.m. Allow plenty of time before the conference to see the different displays and network with other attendees.
Q. When does the conference begin?
A. The conference will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.
Q. When does the conference wrap up?
A. The conference will end at 5.15 p.m., with refreshments and networking continuing until 6 p.m.
Q. Can I only come for the morning or afternoon?
A. We recommend that you attend the Keynote presentations in the morning and the Expert Seminars in the afternoon.
Q. Do you serve lunch?
A. Yes, there is a meal provided.
Is there going to be an exhibition this year?
A. This year, there will be exhibitions.
Q. Is the venue accessible to people with disabilities?
A. Yes, the venue is fully accessible to those with disabilities. The Royal Festival Hall is completely accessible through elevators and ramps and offers level access to most sections. There are a number of wheelchairs available for guests to use; please notify the Help Line if you would want one waiting for you when you arrive.

Guide and companion dogs are welcome to accompany you everywhere on the property.

All auditoria have Sennheiser infrared hearing systems, and portable induction loops are accessible at information points. If you’d like us to have one waiting for you when you arrive, please let us know on the Help Line.
Q. What is the best way for me to get to the conference?
A. The Royal Festival Hall is located on the Thames riverbank south of the Golden Jubilee Bridge and Waterloo Bridge, between the Golden Jubilee Bridge and Waterloo Bridge. For detailed directions to the Royal Festival Hall, please visit this website’s Venue page.