Plan Your Visit
Additional Practical Information:
When you arrive on Monday morning, please go to the Howard Building. If you need directions then please ask at the Porter's Lodge at Downing College (next to the main entrance gate).
The course will take place in the Howard Building. You will receive your badge and information on how to access electronic documentation at Informa Connect's registration desk in the Howard Building (ground floor). Your badge should be worn at all times.
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 (services run regularly night and day). With trains running every 15 minutes from both Liverpool Street and King's Cross stations. 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 (buses) to and from all major cities in Britain.
Dress Code, Facilities & Dietary Requirements:
Smart casual throughout the Winter School. We encourage formal wear/black tie for the Gala Dinner on Thursday evening but this is not a requirement.
Please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements.
The college can cater for dietary requirements, but please let our team know in advance of arrival.
There is a gym onsite; please ask the team about how to access it when you arrive.
Map of Downing College
Conference Venue: Howard Building (green)
College Entrance: Main Gate & Porters' Lodge (red)
Accommodation: Onsite (blue)
Facilities: Dining Hall, Gym (purple)
Maps of the college will be provided at registration and will also be available when you collect your room key.