Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Annual Conference
As the UK’s largest Paediatrics and Child Health conference, the 2016 conference will be attended by an estimated 1600 delegates, who will share their expertise and find out about the latest in key clinical issues, good practice and the latest paediatric research. This is your chance to join them.
The scientific programme includes an exciting mix of clinical and research updates, a wide range of symposia and workshops, featuring a diverse range of keynote speakers, as well as an extensive abstract programme which will feature oral and poster presentations with the networking opportunities afforded by the Annual Conference.
The meeting will be held over three days, the programme will provide a mix of topical and relevant sessions ensuring you have plenty of time for discussion, debate and learning, for trainees and continuing professional development for consultants and career grade paediatricians.
From the south...
Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
ACC Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to ACC Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.
Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of ACC Liverpool.
Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to ACC Liverpool.
The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to ACC Liverpool. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.
For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk
From the North...
Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.
From the South...
Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront.
ACC Liverpool is home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena, and is located in an outstanding pedestrianised location on the banks of the River Mersey. The BT Convention Centre’s includes an auditorium and breakout rooms on its upper level, with a versatile hall found on the groundfloor. The centre and Echo Arena is separated by the impressive Galleria, a glass atrium that links to the two venues together and houses a coffee shop, E.On Business Centre and the main registration/welcome desk.
There is onsite parking and plenty of parking nearby, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.
- Merseytravel (rail, ferry and bus timetables)
- Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- Manchester Airport
- Visit Liverpool (Tourism website)
- Virgin Trains (mainline services from Liverpool Lime Street)
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