Social programme

Wednesday 30 March - Welcome Reception - Victoria Gallery & Museum
Sponsored by Canberra

An evening reception will be held on Wednesday 30 March in the Victoria Gallery & Museum. 

The Victoria Gallery & Museum (VG&M) is an art gallery and museum run by the University of Liverpool in Liverpool, Merseyside,England. VG&M is located in the "redbrick" 1892 Victoria Building. The building was designed by the Victoria architect Alfred Waterhouse and is Grade II listed. It houses the University of Liverpool's art and museum collections, donated to and created by the university.

Thursday 31 March - Conference Dinner - Liverpool Cathedral
Sponsored by Canberra 

The conference gala dinner will be held on Thursday 31 March at Liverpool Cathedral.

Liverpool Cathedral is the Church of England Cathedral of the Diocese of Liverpool, built on St James's Mount in Liverpool and is the seat of the Bishop of Liverpool. The cathedral is based on a design by Giles Gilbert Scott. The total external length of the building, including the Lady Chapel (dedicated to the Blessed Virgin), is 207 yards (189 m) making it the longest cathedral in Britain. In addition to this, the Cathedral has the heaviest and highest peel of bells in the world, and the highest and widest Gothic arches in the world

During the evening delegates will be given the opportunity to access the tower within the Cathedral for an evening view of the city. Tickets can be bought as an additional item during the registration process for £5.50. 

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    23 February 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    22 March 2016