Conference 2012

NEW: Photos from our inaugural conference

The Virtual Worlds Research Network inaugural conference, May 16-18, 2012, Edinburgh, UK

St Leonard's House, Pollock Halls - - 950407

Conference information
Programme, Abstracts and Biographies (pdf)

 General Information
  • Conference Fees:
    We are pleased to announce that there are no fees to participate in this conference. We are unable to cover travel and accommodation expenses for participants, but are keen to help with information and advice.
    Please don't hesitate to contact us should you have any further questions or requirements.  
  • Conference Venues:
    The conference will take place on the grounds of Pollock Halls, at the University of Edinburgh. 

Arthur's Seat and Pollock Halls - - 1712935
    • Day 1: The keynote address will take place at Abden House, a baronial mansion nestled on private grounds within Pollock Halls.
    • Days 2&3:Conference presentations will take place at St. Leonard’s Hall on the grounds of Pollock Halls

        • Travel to Edinburgh:
          • Visit Scotland has detailed information on getting to Edinburgh from within the UK and from overseas.
            • Accommodation
              • Accommodation in nearby residence halls and B&Bs is available. To book, contact the Edinburgh First B&B team direct at 0131 651 2007. If you would like to request discount accommodation, please send a request to vwresearchnetwork[AT] If we receive enough requests in advance, we may be able to arrange a more inexpensive option. 
              • If you would rather book independently, try Visit Scotland for information and tools to help you book accommodation, or see the the extensive list of nearby accommodation available on google maps.

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