International Conference on
Engineering Education 2002

UMIST, Manchester, UK
18 - 22 August 2002



Dear Delegate

Thank you for registering for the International Conference on Engineering Education, which will be held at UMIST, Manchester, UK.

Conference Registration

The Registration Desk will be situated in the foyer of the Renold Building at the following times:

Sunday  18 August 4 - 7 pm
Monday  19 August 8:30 - 5 pm
Tuesday 20 August 8:30 - 5 pm
Wednesday 21 August 8:30 - 1 pm

On arrival, you will receive a name badge, together with a conference pack containing all conference literature. To ensure the smooth processing of your registration, it would be helpful if you would show your registration confirmation when registering.

Delegates should note that name badges must be worn at all times.


Please check the website for details on the conference programme.

Workshop - Sunday 18 August

For those booking a place at the workshop, the registration desk will be open in the Renold Building at 10am.


As it will not be possible to interrupt conference sessions with individual messages, it is essential that delegates check for messages on a regular basis. Telephone and fax messages will be pinned to the message board, which will be adjacent to the registration desk. Messages can be left by telephoning 0161 200 4099 during registration hours.


Coffee and tea breaks will be taken in the Exhibition Area, C15, with lunch in an adjacent building, the Barnes Wallis. If you have not already done so, please notify us of any special dietary requirement.


Accommodation for delegates has been organised at the following venues:-

Chandos Hall +44 (0)161 200 3131
Weston Hall +44 (0)161 955 8000
Manchester Conference Centre +44 (0)161 955 8000
The Atrium +44 (0)161 237 3367
Palace Hotel +44 (0)161 288 1111

Social Programme

Sunday 18 August 20027.00 - 9.00pm Welcome Reception at UMIST in Barnes Wallis Restaurant
Monday 19 August 20027.00 - 9.30pm Reception and buffet at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Tuesday 20 August 20028.00pm Conference Banquet "International Evening".
Wednesday 21 August 20021.00 pm Trip to Quarry Bank Mill for those who have reserved a place.

Car Parking

UMIST has its own car park located on Charles Street. Current charges are £8 for 24 hours or £6 for the day (discount vouchers can be purchased from Weston Building Reception). The top two floors L & M are security controlled and are locked between 8 pm and 8 am.


Manchester is served by an international airport, two mainline rail stations and a network of motorways as indicated on the location map at

If you travel by air, Manchester International Airport is approx 10 miles from the UMIST campus. A taxi from the airport will cost around £15. Alternatively, make use of the rail link between the Airport and Piccadilly railway station, which runs every 15 minutes and a single ticket costs approximately £3.

The Conference Centre is a 5 minute walk from the station across the UMIST campus, or a short taxi ride.

If you have any queries, please do contact the Conference Secretariat.

We look forward to seeing you in September.

Yours sincerely

ICEE 2002 Conference Secretariat
Trading Services
Weston Building
Sackville Street
P O Box 88
M60 1QD

Tel: +44 (0) 161 200 4068
Fax: +44 (0) 161 200 4070