Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

10:00 AM till 16:00 PM January 18th 2020

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Location

FreeAgent, One Edinburgh Quay, 133 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QG

Workshop Information

Please arrive from 9:45am for a 10:00am start. Feel free to bring your own laptop or notebook as you will be working on your talk proposal throughout the day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please advise us of any dietary requirements when you sign up. The workshop should finish between 3pm and 4pm.

Organiser

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Mentor

Access Information

Getting to the venue

Public Transport

Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes

Notes:

The closest bus stops are on Fountainbridge, though the top of Lothian Road is not far away either. The closest train station is Haymarket.


Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes

Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes

Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes

Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes

Parking

How close is parking to the venue?

There is parking underneath the venue, at Edinburgh Quay: https://www.britannia-parking.co.uk/where-to-park/Edinburgh-EdinburghQuay

Are there costs associated with parking?

Yes! Up to 4 hours: £2.00 Up to 8 hours: £5.00

Is the parking lot well-lit? No

Is the parking lot gated? Yes

Notes:

There are parking lot arms at the entrance way. You obtain your ticket on entry and pay before you leave. There are pay stations on each floor.


Is the parking lot guarded? No

Accessing the venue

Is there any building security? No

What is the process for entering?

A member of the Edinburgh team will be waiting in the reception area to guide you to the event space.

Are there steps going into the building or space?

From the road, it looks like the door to the venue may only be stair accessible. However, if you head up the cobbles towards the canal and away from the road, you'll find the ground slopes up.
This allows step free access to the building.

Are there ramps or elevators?

Yes.

Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?

Yes.

Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?

No.

The Venue

Is there a quiet room? Yes

Notes:

There is a specified quiet room, which is a small meeting room with a door. There are windows in the room that look out along the Union canal. It is around the corner from the main workshop space.


Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? No

Is the venue safe for small children? No

Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes

Do chairs in the venue have arms? No

Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes

Notes:

Lunch and drinks will be provided. Please let us know of any dietary requirements.


How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?

3

How many wheelchair accessible stalls are there?

1

How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available?

1

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