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University of London

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If you require a visa, we advise you to obtain and submit an official Letter of Invitation from the conference organizers to help facilitate the visa process.

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Conference Accommodation

Finding a good one can be tricky. The DMECONF Organizing Committee has prepared a list of recommended conference accommodations, just for you!
Do not forget to book your conference accommodation well in advance to secure the best available rates.
Here are some of the favorite hotels near our event location. Check them and book directly with your preferred hotel for conference accommodation.

NYX Hotel London Holborn by Leonardo Hotels *****

Address: Southampton Row, Camden, London, WC1B 4AR, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7242 1800

The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World *****

Address: 21 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London, WC1E 6HG, UK
Phone: +44 20 7631 4115

YOTEL London City ****

Address: 96-100 Clerkenwell Road, Islington, London, EC1M 5RJ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 3146 1310

The Rathbone Hotel, Fitzrovia ****

Address: 30 Rathbone Street, West End, Westminster Borough, London, W1T 1LB, UK
Phone: +44 20 7636 2001

Royal National Hotel ***

Address: 38-51 Bedford Way, Camden, London, WC1H 0DG, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7637 2488

Tavistock Hotel ***

Address: 48-55 TAVISTOCK SQUARE, Camden, London, WC1H 9EU, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7636 8383

Ridgemount Hotel **

Address: 65 - 67 Gower Street, Camden, London, WC1E 6HJ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7636 1141

St Athans Hotel **

Address: 20 Tavistock Place, Camden, London, WC1H 9RE, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7837 9140

Required Information

The pound Sterling (£), sometimes just called “Sterling”, is the official currency of the UK. You can change your money into pounds in different ways, but you can’t actually spend your own national currency, not even Euros, without exchanging it first. There are lots of places you can change money in Britain:

bureaux de change on high streets, in airports and major railway stations
travel agents
Post Offices

You need to prove your medicine is prescribed to you if:

it contains a ‘controlled drug’

you have it on you when you’re entering the UK

ALSO, When entering the UK, you need to either:

carry a letter of proof that the medicine was prescribed to you

get a personal license if you’re travelling in the UK for at least 3 months or carrying enough of the medicine to last you that long

For more information, you can check with the embassy about the rules before you travel

Flying to the UK from countries all over the world is easy, with London Heathrow the largest airport in Europe and well connected to central London. Other key international airports in the UK include London’s Gatwick, Stansted, City and Luton; in the north of England Manchester and Newcastle; in west England Birmingham; in Wales Cardiff; in Scotland Glasgow and Edinburgh, and in Northern Ireland Belfast.

If you’re planning an adventure to the UK, you may need to organise a visa. Whether you need one or not depends on your nationality and your reason for visiting.

If you’re visiting from the EU:

For the most up-to-date information on visiting the UK for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens, please see the official government website.

If you’re visiting from the Rest of the World

If you’re an American, Canadian or Australian tourist, you’ll be able to travel visa-free throughout the UK, providing you have a valid passport and your reason for visiting meets the immigration rules.

If you’re a tourist visiting from Brazil, South Korea, Hong Kong and Japan, you are able to travel visa-free around the UK. This also applies to nationals from some additional South American and Caribbean countries. You can check if you need a UK visa here.

If you’re a national of Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, or the UAE and you’re planning to visit the UK, you may be able to get an electronic visa waiver instead of a visa. You can find further details at

Train is often the quickest and greenest way to travel, and London is the hub of the UK’s extensive rail network

Travel to London by train and arrive in the capital after a scenic journey. As well as being a much greener mode of transport, trains to London are often faster than driving or flying.

If you’re coming from Europe, the Eurostar train via the Channel Tunnel is a great option. Eurostar’s London terminal is at St Pancras International station

London has one of the largest public transport networks in the world, with integrated underground, train and bus systems spanning the city.


London’s iconic double-decker buses are a convenient and cheap way to travel around the city, with plenty of sightseeing opportunities along the way.

London Underground: The Tube

The London Underground rail network, also called “the Tube,” is a great way to travel to, from and around central London.


With iconic London black cabs and minicabs, you can travel around London by taxi.

London cycle hire scheme

Santander Cycles, London’s public bicycle hire scheme, is a great way to travel around the city. The first half hour is free, so grab a bike and get riding.

Riverboat services

Travelling on the river is a great way to get around London. You’ll beat the traffic and enjoy fantastic views of London along the way.

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