Venue & Accommodation

The historic city of Edinburgh with its UNESCO World Heritage architecture and historic buildings will play host to the Joint WAO/BSACI meeting.

The Conference will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) located in the heart of the city just a 5 minute walk from Edinburgh Haymarket railway station and 20 minutes from the airport.

The purpose built conference centre has world class facilities making it the perfect venue for the meeting. All meeting spaces are located close to each other, in one area with spacious public areas allowing for networking whilst maintaining social distancing. There are also a number of outside areas where delegates will be able to gather and catch up with colleagues.

Surrounded by the city’s many attractions just a short walk away, there is plenty to see and do outside of the hours of the meeting Click the button below to explore the city further.

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The health and wellbeing of all attendees to the conference is our first priority and we understand that the ongoing uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic may give you uncertainties of your own. We wish to assure you that all aspects of the meeting will be managed in line with the latest guidance at the time of the meeting. We will continue to monitor the situation but know that such uncertainty can make planning difficult. Click on the button below to view the latest guidance which will be continuously updated as regulations change and will hopefully help to alleviate any concerns you may have.

EICC COVID Safety guidelines

With the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID – 19 pandemic we wish to reassure you that the safety and wellbeing of all attendees is our first priority. It is with this in mind that we will continue to closely monitor the situation and plan to put in place a range of measures to ensure we provide a safe conference for all. Please click on the link below for further information.

BSACI COVID safety measures
COVID International travel and quarantine
COVID Official guidance on travelling to Scotland

Accommodation bookings

There are a wide range of hotels located within walking distance of the EICC to suit all requirements and budgets. Click on the link below to view and book your preferred hotel.

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