Conference venue and location

The Venue

The Conference will be held from 2nd -5th September 2018 at IET Birmingham Austin Court a historical canal side venue blending Georgian character with modern technology all in a convenient city centre location. Austin Court is within easy reach of Birmingham International Airport, has access to UK motorway network and large nearby car parks and is a short walk from Birmingham’s main train station New Street. From New Street Station the journey time to Birmingham International Airport is just 10 minutes.

NOTE: For those travelling by rain via London. London Euston to Birmingham New Street line will be closed on 1st and 2nd September due to Engineering works. Alternative services are available see the Joining Instructions Page for information on options. 

Location: IET Birmingham: Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2NP, United Kingdom

Directions to Austin Court 


The City 

Birmingham is the UKs second city and was recently voted ‘Most popular conference and events destination outside of London’. It is a modern and connected international city with Birmingham Airport being one of the most accessible in Europe. The city lies at the centre of the UK's road and rail networks, enabling easy access to the rest of the UK. The city offers something for everyone including arts and culture, interesting museums, fine dining, historical areas to explore, busy nightlife and excellent shopping. It also offers a range of good value hotel accommodation.