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12th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics
Delegate and Exhibitor Information
29th - 31st August 2017, University of Sheffield, UK

Conference Handbook
Including:conference venue, exhibitor list and layout, plenary sessions, conference programme click here

Conference Programme 
click here


View and download the conference abstracts at 
or click here

The conference sessions will be taking place in Lecture Theatres 5, 6 and 7 in the Basement, The Diamond.

The exhibition will be taking place in Workrooms 1 and 2, Ground Floor, The Diamond

8.00am The Foyer, The Diamond, 32 Leavygreave Road, Sheffield, S3 7RD.

Travel Information
The 120 “First bus” travels from the city centre to the university accommodation, located at Endcliffe Student Village. Buses take cash. Walking from the accommodation to the Diamond takes approximately 20-30 minutes. For more information please ask a member of the Event Support Team for assistance or refer to the map on the link below.!/file/TheEdgeEndcliffeVillageMapDirections.pdf

Wifi Instructions
To access wifi choose ‘guest’ and enter password ‘shefconfkey’

Campus and Accommodation Information

Venue Address:
The University of Sheffield
The Diamond, 32 Leavygreave Road, Sheffield, S3 7RD

Accommodation Address:
The Edge

The Endcliffe Village, Endcliffe Crescent,
Sheffield, S10 3ED
Tel: 0114 222 8800

Check in from 2.00pm onwards, check out is 10.00am
Reception is 24 hours
Breakfast will be in the Dining Room from 7.30am to 9.00am

Halifax Hall
Endcliffe Vale Road, Sheffield S10 3ER
Tel: 0114 222 8810

Check in from 3.00pm onwards, check out is 11.00am
Reception is 24 hours
Breakfast will be from 7.00am to 10.00 am

Campus Map

Facilities near Venue

University of Sheffield Students Union, Glossop Rd, Sheffield
S10 2TG (5 minutes walk from The Diamond)

ATMs at: (2-5 minutes walk from The Diamond)
240 West St, Sheffield S1 4EU

Sainsbury’s Local, 50 Upper Hanover St, Sheffield S3 7RL
Tesco Metro, 139 West Street, Sheffield S1 4GB

Boots Pharmacy (2 minutes walk from The Diamond)
252-254 West St, Sheffield S1 4EU

City Taxis 0114 239 3939

Information for Presenters
The Diamond Lecture Theatres will be operating Windows 7 and 10, and have all standard MS Office. If you intend to use animations, please ensure you bring the movie files with you. You should bring your presentation on a usb stick at least 15 minutes prior to your session and upload onto the computer in the room where you will present into the folder for your session. Please check the programme for this information.

There is no support for Macs. Should speakers wish to use their own Mac this is possible however they will need to supply all relevant adaptors. You may wish to use your own laptop – if this is the case you should attend in advance to check that your laptop and presentation will work. The lecture theatres have both VGA and HDMI cables.

Social Programme

Welcome Reception

Tuesday 29th August at The Diamond from 6.30pm

Conference Dinner
Wednesday 30th August
Kelham Island Museum, Alma St, Sheffield S3 8RY

The Kelham Island Industrial Museum houses the River Don Engine, the most powerful working steam engine in Europe, interactive galleries following the growth of the steel city and also one of the last few remaining Bessemer Converters in the world.

Drinks reception in the museum from 7.00pm with a working demonstration of the River Don Engine at 7.45pm Dinner at 8.00pm
Coaches depart from The Edge 6.45pm and the Diamond (Broad Lane) at 6.55pm
Coaches depart from Kelham Island Museum at 11:00pm

Exhibitor Information click here

BSSM Contacts during the Conference
Mandy Boaler + 44 (0)7756 915295
Biana Gale + 44 (0)7905 801326