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The UK High Altitude Society Conference 2018

The 2018 UKHAS Conference will be held on Saturday the 18th of August 2018 at Cranfield University Bedfordshire:

The full address is:
Venue Cranfield
Building 239, Wharley End
Cranfield
Bedfordshire
MK43 0HG

Map and Directions: http://www.venuecranfield.co.uk/about-us/visiting-cranfield.aspx (52.075980, -0.623593)

Talks (Still evolving)

Rail travel

London St Pancras to Bedford. A bus service is available from Bedford to Cranfield University (see ‘Bus Travel’ below).

London Euston to Milton Keynes Central. Frequent, fast services. A bus service is available from Milton Keynes station to Cranfield University (see ‘Bus Travel’ below)

Bus Travel

Please note that different companies refer to the University stops in different ways. The main bus stop is named either as 'Cranfield University' or 'Wharley End (Cranfield), Cranfield University main gate'.

Route planning information: Traveline SouthEast, Google Transit

Buses to and from Bedford: Cranfield Connect - Route C1/10, Stagecoach - Route 52

Buses to and from Milton Keynes: Cranfield Connect - Route C1

Coaches from major UK airports: National Express runs coaches from several major UK airports to nearby towns.

Air Travel

The nearest public airport is London Luton which is situated just off Junction 10 of the M1. From here you can catch a train direct from Luton Airport Parkway station to Bedford. On arriving at Bedford you can take a bus or taxi to the campus. Alternatively there are bus services to Milton Keynes, where you can change for a bus to Cranfield campus.

Other surrounding airports There are good airport links from several airports around Cranfield. These include: London Heathrow London Stansted London Gatwick Birmingham Airport

Private, executive air travel is also an option to Cranfield campus via Cranfield Airport

Live Stream

A YouTube live stream was available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?TBD Theoretically you can ask questions via YouTube comments.

Social Event

Some form of get together/social event is expected to be held the evening before the conference for those attendees staying over. Please contact Jerry Sandys. More details as this evolves.

Tickets

Tickets cost £30 each (£20 concessionary for students*). Price included reception coffee/tea, lunch and admission.

Conference Ticket

RSGB Foundation Exam

TBD

Overnight Accommodation

There is accommodation at the CDMC itself - see CDMC Accommodation , Local B&B or TravelLodge just 2 miles away.

Conference Organizers

This years organizers are Steve Randall and Jerry Sandys

Attendees

This list will be updated within a day or so of payment, please don't add yourself!

Steve Randall
Jerry Sandys
Dave Akerman
Ian Leitch
Ewan Parsons x 2
John Robb
Malcolm Smith
Mary Langsdale
Oliver de Peyer
Kevin Walton
David Brooke
Benjamin Chalmers
Matt Taylor

Total : 14

general/ukhasconference2018.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/14 11:56 by rocketboy