Practical

Registrations

General admission: To register for the conference, please fill out this online registration form.

EEB member organisations: To register for the conference, AGM and workshop, please fill out this online registration form. Please contact us if you have lost the password.

Organizers

The European Environmental Bureau and Scottish Environment LINK. The organizers gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the LIFE Programme of the European Union, the Scottish Government Environment and Forestry Directorate, the Scottish Government Energy and Climate Change Directorate, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Historic Environment Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage.

Language

The official language of the conference is English. Translation will not be provided.

Venues

EEB Annual Conference Monday 6 November 2017

Credit DynamicEarthThis year’s Annual Conference will be hosted by Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. The address is Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AS.

 

 

 

 

 

Annual General Meeting for EEB members 7 November

Credit Hilton Edinburgh CarltonThe Annual General Meeting (for EEB members and staff only) will be hosted by the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton.  The address is 19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1SD.

 

 

 

 

 

Capacity building workshop on campaigning 8 November

Credit ECCIThe workshop on campaigning strategies (for EEB members and staff only) will be hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation. The address is  High School Yards, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ.

 

 

 

 

Accommodation

EEB members will stay at the Motel One Edinburgh-Princes for the duration of the annual events. The address is 10-15 Princes Street, EH2 2AN Edinburgh.

 

HOW TO GET THERE

From Edinburgh train station to the conference venue:

The conference venue is a short 1km walk from Edinburgh Waverley train station.  Leave the station by the Market Street exit, go along Jeffrey Street and left onto the Royal Mile.  At the bottom of the Royal Mile is Holyrood, the Scottish Parliament and Dynamic Earth.  Map and suggested walking route here

From Edinburgh airport to the conference venue:

The Airlink 100 bus operates frequently between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre.  The bus terminates at Waverley train station which is a short distance from the conference venue.  A walking route from the train station is suggested here.

Alternatively, you can take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrew Square which is close to Waverley train station.

From Glasgow airport to Edinburgh and the conference venue:

The First 500 Glasgow Shuttle bus connects the airport to Glasgow city centre and Glasgow Queen Street train station.  There are regular trains (every 15 minutes) between Glasgow Queen Street station and Edinburgh Waverley. For more information on train times, visit Scotrail.

From the city centre to the conference venue:

The conference venue is located 1.3km from the east end of Princes Street.  Map and directions for walking route here

The Lothian Number 6 bus travels from Hanover Street to the conference venue.

Taxis: there are taxis on street but if you prefer to book in advance, we suggest City Cabs (+44) 131 228 1211 or Central Taxis (+44) 131 229 2468

Environmental and Sustainability Policy

We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance. The 2017 Annual Events are organized in line with the EEB’s Environmental and Sustainability Policy. Participants are encouraged to use the most environmentally friendly mode of transportation possible. We favour sustainable caterers with high social responsibility standards that use seasonal and locally sourced bio-products whenever possible. We only serve vegetarian and vegan food to reduce the environmental impact of EEB events and meetings. We will strive to minimize left-overs and look for solutions where they can be donated to charities or similar.

Contact

For information about the conference, please contact the EEB Conference Manager on conferencemanager@eeb.org or tel. +32 2 790 88 10