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2019 Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference

September 8-11, 2019 • University of Birmingham Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre • Birmingham, UK


Conference Location/Conference Hotel
University of Birmingham Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre
53 Edgbaston Park Road
Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2RA
Phone: +44 (121) 414 8888

A block of rooms has been reserved at the University of Birmingham Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre at a special rate of £108 (GBP) for Sunday 8th September 2019 through to departure on Wednesday 11th September 2019. This rate is inclusive of lodging and breakfasts. For those requiring accommodation the night of Wednesday 11th September, rooms can be reserved at Lucas House also on the University of Birmingham campus for a discounted rate of £78 (GBP) per night.

To book accommodations please send an email to Lucy Woods at or telephone her at +44 (121) 414-3362. In either case, please quote the booking reference code of LMPC19 to book at the discounted rates. The deadline for the discounted rate is August 3, 2019.

Please note that discounted housing rates are not guaranteed once the block is full, or beyond August 3, 2019, whichever comes first.

About the Hotel

Enjoy a range of amenities and services, designed for your convenience and comfort. Amenities include:

The hotel’s sports facilities are located in the University of Birmingham’s Sport & Fitness club which is a 10-minute walk through campus. Included are:
  • 50m swimming pool
  • 200-station gym
  • Fitness classes
  • Squash and badminton courts
At reception
  • Concierge desk
  • Luggage storage
Food and drink
  • 1900 Steakhouse Bar & Grill
  • Bar lounge
  • Room service

Parking & Transportation

Limited free parking is available at the hotel, and at the multi-story car park accessed via Pritchatts Road, just around the corner.

Visits and Activities in and around Birmingham

5-10 minutes walk

10-20 minutes by car/taxi or 25-35 minutes by train including the walks at each end

From 20 to 50 minutes by car/taxi depending on location

About 1 hour by car/taxi or 1:30 on the train

Prepare for your Travel


The Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre and surrounding businesses accept pounds (£/GBP). Most businesses (except some taxis) also accept major credit cards.

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Obtain a Travel Visa

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Request an Invitation Letter

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For More Information

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