The conference location is: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR.
The entrance to the Society is on Exhibition Road, near the junction with Kensington Gore at Hyde Park.
Sessions are also held at Imperial College London, which is also accessed from Exhibition Road.
The Society hosts registration, the conference helpdesk, conference plenaries, publishers' exhibition, lunch and reception catering, and a small number of conference sessions.
Most conference sessions are held at Imperial College London, a short walk down Exhibition Road. Tea and coffee are served in session buildings during the morning and afternoon breaks, but delegates should return to the Society to collect lunch.
Conference volunteers and staff run a helpdesk in the foyer of the Sir Alexander Fleming Building from 8:30 to 17:00 each day.
Visiting the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
The Society is located in Kensington at the junction of Exhibition Road and Kensington Gore. There is a wide range of transport options available, including local tube stations and bus stops close to the Society. More information about visiting the Society is available here.
The Transport for London journey planner website can help you plan your travel to and from London airports, landmarks and post codes using a range of public transport. You may also find this map helpful in terms of planning journeys above ground.
A floor plan for the ground and first floors of RGS-IBG will be available in the front section of the conference programme book and in the conference app.
Visiting Imperial College London
Imperial College London is located approximately halfway down Exhibition Road and is about a 10-15 minute walk from the Society. For most buildings, delegates should enter the campus via Imperial College Road, which is just past the College entrance as you walk down Exhibition Road (away from the Society).
Signs will be displayed around the campus to help delegates, and College staff are located in the foyer of each building if you need any assistance. RGS-IBG conference staff run a helpdesk in the foyer of the Sir Alexander Fleming Building from 8:30 to 17:00 each day.
Delegates should allow approximately 10-15 minutes to get to and from a specific session room at Imperial College London to the Society, depending on the room.
For directions to specific rooms, please follow signs or ask at the helpdesk. Floor plans and directions will be available in the conference app; directions will be available in the front section of the programme book.
Finding buildings and session rooms
A guide to finding your way around the conference venue will be published closer to the next annual conference.