Forthcoming IOP Conferences

Venue and accommodation


OFS-20 will be held in the Edinburgh Conference Centre on the Heriot-Watt Campus. Located at the edge of one of Europe's most vibrant cities, the centre is conveniently located for access to Scotland's motorway networks and Edinburgh International Airport.

Edinburgh Conference Centre
Heriot-Watt University
EH14 4AS
Tel: +44 (0)131 451 3115
Fax: +44 (0)131 451 3199

Car Parks

Car Park C is for visitors to the conference centre and is free of charge. Residential participants should park in car parks A or B. Residential and non residential guests may use either car park but vehicles are left at owners' risk.


A range of off-site accommodation options have been sourced for delegates attending OFS 20. View and book here.

Internet access

The main conference venue (James Watt Centre) has free wireless access that will be available for you to use.

Login details will be posted at the conference reception desk.

The conference venue will also have a small number of PC’s with internet access available for you to use.

The on-campus accommodation also has internet access points in each room. You will require a standard RJ45 network cable to connect your computer to the internet in your room.

Full details of the Conference venue wireless network and on-campus accommodation internet access are available here.

Many of the city centre hotels also have internet access available. Local charges may apply, please contact your hotel reception for details.

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