Conference Venue & Travel

The conference will be held at the City Campus of Sheffield Hallam University in the home of Sheffield Business School, the Stoddart building. The venue is conveniently located within a 2 minute walk from the railway station in the heart of the city, and is part of an impressive £100m development, with modern lecture theatres, seminar rooms, reception points and stylish hospitality areas.


A location map and travel directions can be found at or downloaded here. Information on this page includes National Rail, National Express, local airports as well as travel in and around Sheffield.

Travel to Sheffield

The nearest international airports are Manchester and Birmingham, both of which have regular train services direct from the airport to Sheffield railway station. Sheffield is also easily reached by rail from London (2½ hours), Newcastle (2 hours), Manchester (1½ hours) and Birmingham (1½ hours) and the principal services on the north-east/south-west rail route pass through Sheffield.

For drivers, the M1 motorway (junction 33) gives direct access to the city from north and south. Access from the west is via the A57 and from the east via the M18/M1.

Key Dates

Early bird registration
Friday 9 May 2014

Final delegate registration
Friday 13 June 2014