Aerospace Centre of Excellence presents
International Workshop on Satellite Constellations & Formation Flying
16-19 July 2019
Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD
The conference will be hosted by the University of Strathclyde's Faculty of Engineering, one of the largest, best equipped engineering faculties in the UK, and the largest in Scotland. The Faculty is home to over 5,500 students from over 100 countries; 4,500 undergraduate, 700 postgraduate taught and over 600 postgraduate research, who all study within eight world-class departments.
The £89 million Technology & Innovation Centre boasts some of the most modern, flexible conferencing facilities in the city, after invested £11 million in the conferencing facilities within the Centre. The brand new building contains two auditoria and ten conference rooms, as well as flexible foyer spaces ideal for catering, exhibitions and networking.
The Technology & Innovation Centre is based in the heart of Glasgow city centre. The Centre is right beside George Square, the Merchant City and Buchanan Street, one of the UK's top shopping destinations. It is a 15-minute walk from Glasgow Central Station and five minutes from Queen Street Station. The University is situated close to Glasgow Cathedral, the birthplace of the city, and the fascinating Glasgow Necropolis, which offers some of the most stunning views of our city.
Travelling to Glasgow
Compact and easy to travel around, Glasgow has excellent transport links to the rest of the UK, Europe and overseas, with London only an hour's flight away. It is just 40 minutes from Loch Lomond and 45 minutes by train to Edinburgh, meaning Glasgow is a prime location, no matter where you want to go.
Glasgow has a well-developed transport system featuring two airports, numerous bus services and an extensive urban rail network.
Glasgow International Airport is 12 km away from Glasgow city centre. The airport bus is a fast and affordable transport option. Taxis are available at the airport taxi queue, will take around 15 minutes and cost approximately £25 to the city centre.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport is a 45 minute direct train ride from the city centre, arriving at Glasgow Central Station. Prestwick is home to low-cost, inter-European carriers, such as RyanAir.
Edinburgh Airport is also nearby with a 1 hr transit time by either bus or the airport tram + train (from Haymarket Station).
Glasgow has two large train stations - Glasgow Central Station and Glasgow Queen Street Station. Both of which are a short walk to the Strathclyde campus, located in the heart of downtown Glasgow.
The city itself is well connected by bus (firstglasgow.com) and subway networks (spt.co.uk), with most (if not all) locations in the downtown area within walking distance. There are numerous hotels in easy walking distance of the conference centre, and a number of hostels and vacation rentals.