Plan Your Visit
Downing College, Cambridge
Included in the conference price are four nights' accommodation (from Monday to Thursday night), all meals and evening networking activities. Drinks at the college bar are not included. All accommodation rooms are private, with ensuite bathrooms.
To book accommodation for extra nights (Sunday or Friday), please use this link.
ARRIVAL AND VENUE INFORMATION
How to get there:
The closest airport to Cambridge is Stansted Airport which is only a thirty-minute bus or train journey away.
You can get to Cambridge from London by rail and trains regularly from both London Liverpool Street and London King's Cross stations (every 15 minutes at peak times). The journey takes from 45 to 90 minutes dependent on the train.
Regular buses to Cambridge's Drummer Street bus station depart every hour from all major airports, as well as National Express coaches to and from all major cities in Britain.
Useful websites to plan your travel:
Registration & Informa Connect Team:
The registration desk can be found in the Howard Building. It will be signposted onsite on your arrival.
You will be able to check in to your room from 14:00 and can store your luggage in the Howard Building until that time.
The conference documentation will be delivered electronically on your arrival, so we recommend bringing a laptop with you.
The event is accredited with 30 CPD hours. You will receive a certificate on completion of the Summer School.
Our team will be staffing the desk throughout the week during conference hours so if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask!
All bedrooms are private, with ensuite bathrooms and are cleaned on a daily basis.
Tea and coffee-making facilities are provided in the room.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout your stay.
There is a small gym on-site which can be used by Summer School attendees.
Most delegates wear smart casual for the week (please check the forecast as it can get quite chilly in the evenings in September, especially when we're punting!)
We encourage formal wear/black tie for the gala dinner on Thursday evening but this is not a requirement.
Dietary and Accessibility Requirements:
The college can cater for any dietary requirements, but please let our team know in advance of arrival.
Please also let us know if you have any accessibility requirements.