GA Conference Booking Form GA ANNUAL CONFERENCE EDINBURGH Friday 15 – Sunday 17 October 2021
You can book your conference place online below.
If you would like to book your place by post, you can download a booking form here. Please return this booking form to GA Annual Conference Geologists’ Association, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0DU. Further information will be sent to you by email. Please email any questions to Conference@geologistsassociation.org.uk.
Friday 15th October – 15:00 – 17:00 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND Afternoon – 1500-1700 Guided tour of the Geoscience exhibits at the University of Edinburgh.
PLAYFAIR LIBRARY Evening – 1730-1930 View of the Lyell notebooks and correspondence followed by a wine and canape reception
GA, Edinburgh GS & Affiliates £20
Saturday 16th October – Conference at The Surgeon’s Hall, Edinburgh
Including coffee/tea, light lunch, morning and afternoon tea/coffee, abstracts booklet. (Please indicate any dietary requirements when prompted on checkout)
GA, Edinburgh GS & Affiliates £40
CONFERENCE DINNER: Merchants Restaurant in the heart of the Old Town near Grassmarket 3 course meal with a Scottish theme, including a vegetarian option.
EXCURSIONS: Sunday 17 October (approx 10am-12.30pm) 3 parallel field trip options, please tick one, please note these trips are restricted to Conference delegates and Speakers.
Excursion 1: The Geology of Arthur’ Seat Leader Angus Miller (a walk up and around Holyrood Park to see features of the volcano, Hutton’s evidence of sill intrusion in addition to the spectacular views of the City). Please note these trips are restricted to Conference delegates and Speakers.
Excursion 2: The Building Stones of Edinburgh Leader Andrew McMillan, Edinburgh Geological Society Please note these trips are restricted to Conference delegates and Speakers.
Excursion 3: Fishing in the Pavements of Edinburgh Leader Al McGowan, Edinburgh Geological Society Please note these trips are restricted to Conference delegates and Speakers.
Please note there will be restriction on numbers for each event and are subject to Covid restrictions. This will be reviewed on a monthly basis.
Accommodation: Edinburgh has a lot of hotels. Nearest relatively cheap is the Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge and Ibis Royal Mile/Hunter Square. More upmarket is the Radisson Blu on the Royal Mile . Two Apex Hotels in the Grassmarket and another Apex Hotel, Waterloo Place. There are many more hotels to the south of the venue in Newington towards Cameron Toll. These are mainly independents but several have free parking and there are plenty of buses to the venue. The nearest Travel Lodge is 33 St Marys Street. There is one at Cameron Toll with parking.