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Welcome Drinks Reception

Monday 2 October | Glasgow Science Centre

Our welcome drinks reception will take place in the unique setting of Glasgow Science Centre, surrounded by a £75m collection of attractions to illuminate, intrigue, inspire and fire your imagination.

The venue is located on the banks of the historic River Clyde, directly opposite the SEC. Glasgow Science Centre is within easy reach of the conference and city centre.

Conference Dinner

Wednesday 4 October | Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

This venue is one of Glasgow’s most beautiful historic buildings, set against the greenery of Kelvingrove Park and with a world-renowned collection showcasing natural history, archaeology and stories from Glasgow.

The Conference Dinner will be held in The Centre Hall where you will be able to take the opportunity to browse the collections within the Art Gallery and Museum, before a seated dinner including the unique Scottish tradition of addressing the haggis.

Both of these venues achieved Green Tourism Awards from Visit Scotland’s Green Tourism scheme.

Both were recently assessed against a rigorous set of criteria, including energy and water efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and more.

The award acknowledges good environmentally-friendly practice and is a recognised hallmark of “green quality”.