The social programme begins with a tour of York on Sunday 1 September. Coach transport will be provided departing at 10am from Parkinson Building. The tour will visit the historic attractions of the City including York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, The Shambles. Following the tour, there will be a welcome reception on the Sunday evening in the Parkinson Building, the Universities signature building. Please indicate when you register if you will be attending the pre-conference events.

The evening of Monday 2 September will include a poster session followed by a reception and hot fork buffet. This will be a wonderful opportunity to meet with your other attendees, socialise and enjoy our hospitality. All are invited to attend.

The Conference Dinner will be held in The Refectory, famous for its musical history. The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Bob Marley have all graced this venue with their presence and perhaps the most famous live recording ever made, The Who Live at Leeds, was recorded here. Attendance at this event must be booked alongside your registration, tickets cost £55.00 each. Please ensure to notify us of any dietary requirements when you register to ensure your needs are catered for.