The 2020 ISCAID symposium has been postponed and will now be held in Glasgow, Scotland from September 5 to 8, 2021 (to follow the ECVIM-CA Congress).
A mini virtual conference is being planned during the dates previously scheduled for this year’s symposium. Details forthcoming.
2020 ISCAID Symposium
Preliminary details are provided below. Please stay tuned for further details and updates.
The venue for the conference is the Grand Central Hotel. Located in the city centre, directly adjoining Central Station, the hotel was built in the late 19th-century as a great British railway hotel. As one of the city’s most prestigious buildings, the hotel has welcomed many famous guests over the years including Frank Sinatra and Winston Churchill.
Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and was recently announced as the cultural and creative capital of the UK by the European Commission in the Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor 2019 report. It is a vibrant and welcoming city. There are a number of world class museums, all free to access, a wide range of cultural activities and very varied nightlife.
Getting to Glasgow
Glasgow Airport, located 8 miles from Glasgow City Centre, welcomes flights from many UK, European and international destinations. There is a regular bus service (every 10 minutes) from Glasgow Airport to Glasgow City Centre that stops outside the Grand Central. The trip takes around 17 minutes.
In addition to Glasgow Airport, Glasgow Prestwick Airport, located is 32 miles from Glasgow city centre is a hub for low cost airlines. There is a direct train link from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow Central station taking approximately 50 minutes.
It is also worth considering Edinburgh Airport, 39 miles away, with a direct bus link (every 30 minutes) to Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station, Edinburgh offers a wide range of flight options.
All trains from the south arrive into Glasgow Central Station, all trains heading North depart from Glasgow Queen Street.
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