The 8th ASCAAD International Conference ASCAAD 2016 will be held at the School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS University of London, London, United Kingdom.
SOAS (The School of Oriental and African Studies) has been among the leading institutions in the world for the study of Middle and Far East Cultures. In 2016, SOAS is celebrating its first centenary through various activities taking place in London and all over the world. The Arab Society for Computer Aided Architecture Design ASCAAD is joining the centenary celebrations and holding its conference outside its traditional geographical area, for the first time, in recognition of SOAS continuous contribution to development and to the dissemination of knowledge in the Middle East. Furthermore, ASCAAD conference theme touches on issues pertaining to the use of CAAD in culture and development pursuant to SOAS inherent interest in the subject areas.
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travel info. /
Getting to London:
The major port of arrival into London is London Heathrow Intrnational Airport. The airport's website provides further information on how to get to and from the airport. The trip from the airport to city centre and the conference is 55 minutes by underground trains (Piccadilly line). The airport is well connected with flights from all over the world.
For travel information among other, please visit www.visitlondon.com where you will find details.
You may need visa to come to the UK and participate in ASCAAD conference. An extensive guide on visa and visa requirements is provided in the UK government website at www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa. We strongly reccommend that you organise your visa at least 6 weeks in advance. We also encourage you to make bookings after you have secured the issuance of your visa.
hotel reservations /
Conference organisers will provide details of their recommended hotels soon. Please stay tuned.
Social trip /
To be devised later.