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14th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics
Delegate and Exhibitor Information
10th - 12th September 2019, Queen's University Belfast, UK 

Delegate Handbook
To follow

Conference Programme downloadable version click here

Download Abstracts
click here

Wifi instructions
To access Wifi at Riddel Hall
1. Connect to '_The Cloud' in Wi-Fi settings
2. Open your web browser and refresh the page to see The Cloud home page. Log-in or
register your account.
3. You will need to create an account the first time you login, using your email address.
From then on The Cloud will automatically recognise your device in any hotspot.
http://www.thecloud.net/

Information for presenters
The session chairmen have been asked to keep to a tight schedule so delegates can move around the parallel sessions, please ensure you keep to time (15 minutes and 5 minutes for questions for the general papers). Laptops are available in each of the sessions for you to upload your presentation. Please upload well ahead of your session and check that the presentation works. If you wish to use your own laptop then please check this works with the AV. Please use the microphone on the lectern which is provided in each room. There will be a member of the conference support team in each room during the sessions and the breaks to help you - they are easily identified as they will be wearing a blue t-shirt. Please also make sure you make yourself known to the session chairman prior to your session.

Venue Information
Riddel Hall
135 Stranmillis Road
Stranmillis
Belfast
BT9 5EE

Registration
Registration will open at the conference venue (Riddel Hall) at 0830 on Tuesday 10th September 2019; you will be provided with a delegate pack which includes a hard copy of the final programme. A preliminary programme is available click here

Travelling to the venue
Transport to Riddel Hall (Conference venue)
Riddel Hall is located in the Stranmillis area of South Belfast, just a short journey from the City centre. Look out for the BSSM flags at the entrance to Riddel Hall. It is set in its own grounds and is within easy walking distance of the university’s principal buildings (see campus map Page 10 of delegate handbook)
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By bus
Riddel Hall is located on Metro bus route 8A & 8D which depart from Donegall Square East beside the City Hall and runs via Great Victoria Street, Bradbury Place, University Road and Stranmillis Road. Alight at the Ridgeway Street stop, cross the road and continue down the hill until you reach the large black gates at the entrance to Riddel Hall.

By bike
Belfast bikes are located around the city. The nearest docking station is located at the Stranmillis roundabout. Bike shelters are available at Riddel Hall.

By car
Approaching from Belfast city centre via University Road, pass the Lanyon Building and turn left onto the Stranmillis Road at Botanic Gardens/Methodist College. Pass the Ulster Museum on your left and continue along the Stranmillis Road. After Ridgeway Street on your left (Lyric Theatre) turn right at the gatehouse and large black gates and enter the Riddel Hall grounds.

Approaching from the River Lagan or Malone Road/Ulster Independent Clinic/Stranmillis Road (M1/Westlink) direction, you will come to a roundabout at Stranmillis College. Take the first left and continue uphill towards the City centre. Riddel Hall will be the first entrance on your left.
University campus

A map of the university campus containing the key conference buildings is also included on page 10 of the delegate handbook.

Further travel information here

Parking instructions for delegates
Nearby, free parking is available to delegates within the grounds of Riddel Hall.

Local Amenities
Riddel Hall is located in the Queen's Quarter of Belfast which is home to a treasure trove of shops. cafes, bars and art galleries.  The conference venue is a 2 minute walk from the Strawmills Road urban village with local amenities and a 15 to 20 minute minute walk to Belfast City Centre.

Exhibition layout
Please refer to Delegate Handbook
to follow

Local hotels
Belfast hotel and city map click here