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Programme Committee Meeting 13 May 05 - Welsh e-Science Centre


The AHM 2005 PC meeting will be held on Friday 13th May 2004 at the Welsh e Science Centre (WeSC), Cardiff University.

The venue will be the 3rd floor Conference Suite in the new building housing WeSC, Queens Buildings, The Parade, Cardiff, CF24 3AA. The meeting will begin at 10:00am. Coffee will be available from 9:30am. It is expected that the meeting will finish by about 4:00pm. Lunch will be provided.

Please report to the main reception desk in the Trevithick Building on arrival.


For your convenience a block booking for the night of Thursday 12th May has been made at the Ibis Hotel, Churchill Way, Cardiff (tel: 029 20649250). However, you will be required to settle your bill direct with the hotel prior to departure. The rate is £54.90 per room and includes a continental breakfast.

Car Parking

Regrettably there is no provision for visitor parking at Queens Buildings. However, there are 2 nearby multi-storey car parks in Dumfries Place (approached from St Andrews Place) and Knox Road (approached from Fitzalan Place).

The Ibis Hotel has no car park but there is on-road parking (vouchers available from the hotel reception and there is also an NCP car park nearby). The hotel is within walking distance of the University.

A link to a map of the local area is given below.

Please confirm, no later than 22nd April , whether or not you:

  • will be attending the meeting;
  • require a room at the Ibis Hotel;

Contact details are:

    Linda Wilson, School of Computer Science, Cardiff University
    Tel: 029 2087 9154

Travel instructions

By Road
Cardiff is served by the M4 and is easily accessible from all parts of Britain. Follow motorways and major A roads to the M4.

Travelling east on the M4. Leave the motorway at Junction 32, follow the A470, sign posted City Centre, into the Cathays area of the city.

Travelling west on the M4. Leave the motorway at Junction 29, follow the A48(M)/A48, sign posted Cardiff East and South, to the A470, sign posted City Centre, into the Cathays area of the city.

By Rail
The rail companies provide a frequent, high speed InterCity 125 train service between all major British cities. The Cardiff-London InterCity service, from London Paddington, runs some seventeen times a day, with a journey time of less then two hours.

Frequent regional network trains, the Sprinter services, connect Cardiff with:

    Bristol (45 mins)
    Birmingham (2 hrs 15 mins)
    Southampton (2 hrs 40 mins)
    Manchester (3 hrs)
    Liverpool (3 hrs 30 mins)

By Air
Cardiff International Airport is 11 miles from the city centre. There are flights from / to Belfast, Edinburgh, London City and Newcastle

National Express operate direct coach services to Cardiff Central Station from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports.