ICB2017 will be held at Durham University, located in the City of Durham in the North East of England.
Few venues in the world can rival the splendour, prestige and heritage of the City of Durham. Located on a dramatic peninsula overlooking the River Wear, Durham’s unique Norman Cathedral and Castle not only dominate the skyline but they are also a designated World Heritage Site. Durham is a small and compact city. Everything is within easy walking distance – it is essentially a university town with a population of only 47,000 with the University accounting for a third of that total. The average daily maximum temperature in June - September is 18.5°C.
Durham University (DU) is a world-class university. It is the third oldest university in the UK and is consistently ranked amongst the top 5 UK universities. It has approximate 17,000 students of whom 3,500 are postgraduates with over 3,000 international students from over 120 countries. It is also organised based on the collegiate system with 16 Colleges. DU has excellent facilities including a world class library, wireless internet across the campus and state of the art meeting and lecture rooms.Transport Links to Durham
Durham is located in the heart of the North East of England, 264 miles north of London. It has excellent accessibility from across the UK, Europe and beyond. Durham is 30 minutes from Newcastle International Airport, one of the UK’s fastest growing regional airports which offers connections to London Heathrow and Gatwick airports and a range of European and other destinations. 60 InterCity trains from most major centres in the country call at Durham daily including 14 trains from London and Edinburgh.