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IEEE CIG 2005 Local Information

Location

Essex University is located in Wivenhoe Park, between Colchester town centre and Wivenhoe.  Colchester is Britain's oldest recorded town, and offers a great mix of ancient buildings and modern shopping facilities.

The conference is located in the Lecture Theatre Block (LTB) - with registration and coffee breaks in the Foyer.  Lunches and poster session / welcome reception are in the adjacent Cafe Mondo.  Oral sessions are in LTB 1.

On arrival please collect your delegate pack from the registration desk in the LTB Foyer.  The registration desk will be open from 12:00 to 16:00 on Sunday April 3, and from 08:00 on Monday April 4. 

Please note that LTB 1 has a rear entrance to be used in case of late arrival.

See maps for Campus Location and Campus Detail (jpeg images).

Lecture Theatre Block (LTB)

Cafe Mondo

Travel

For travel information visit the Essex University travel pages.

Accommodation

Wivenhoe House Hotel is located on the University Campus, and is the most convenient one for CIG 2005.

There are a limited number of rooms in Wivenhoe House, so book early to avoid disappointment.  See here for links to other local accommodation.

Family Excursions

If you're attending CIG with your family, you might consider the following activities:

  • River-boat rowing at Dedham or Flatford Mill (heart of Constable Country)
  • Afternoon Tea in Dedham
  • Trip to the seaside (Clacton, Frinton, Walton on the Naze)
  • Colchester Zoo (excellent Zoological Gardens)
  • Colchester Museums