The conference is taking place at the Hilton Hotel, Newcastle Gateshead.
This is an award-winning and very comfortable hotel in Gateshead overlooking the Quayside and the River Tyne. Recent recognition includes the award of Large Hotel of the Year and the North East England Tourism Awards 2012. You can read more about it and see its facilities at Hilton-Newcastle-Gateshead. It has the advantage of being only 10 minutes walk from Newcastle City Centre and you are even closer to the famous Sage Concert Hall and the BALTIC Centre for Contermporary Art where the conference dinner will take place on the Gateshead side of the river.
Free wi-fi is available at the venue. Details of how to access will be available at the start of the conference.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art (Conference dinner will be held in the River Terrace at 7.30pm on the evenining of 27th April)
Housed in a landmark industrial building on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC is a major international centre for contemporary art. BALTIC has no permanent collection, providing instead an ever-changing calendar of exhibitions and events that give a unique and compelling insight into contemporary artistic practice. BALTIC’s dynamic, diverse and international programme ranges from blockbuster exhibitions to innovative new work and projects created by artists working within the local community. BALTIC is 0.7 miles away from the conference venue (14 minutes on foot).