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Rapid Innovation in

Development Event, 3-4 September, 2009 JISC logo

Rapid Innovation in Development

City of Manchester Stadium Conference Centre

Thursday 3 - Friday 4 September 2009

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Day One

Delegates may wish to drop their bags earlier at the Hotel (see Accommodation) before the conference begins at the City of Manchester Stadium Conference Centre.You may not be able to check into your room at this point however. Remember that the main venue for the event is the City of Manchester Stadium Conference Centre *not* the Hotel.

Registration and Lunch
1300 Introduction
1330 - 1445 45 second verbal introduction from each project and invited guests
1445 - 1530 Session 1
1530 - 1830
Coffee served at 4pm with snacks
18.30-23.00 approx
Drinks, meal, networking and bus back to hotel

Day Two

09.30 (sharp) - Bus to take delegates from the Hotel to the Conference Centre.

09.50 Introduction to day 2
10.00 Session 2
13.30 Session 3
Bus to take delegates from Conference Centre to Hotel to collect bags
(2 minutes' walk from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station)


The event is free to all invited guests, there is no registration fee. There is a no show fee, if you are unable to attend (once booked) and unable to find a replacement without good reason.

Hotel accommodation is free for one night only which includes breakfast (night of 3rd September, 2009) and paid for by the event organisers.

If you need an additional night’s accommodation as an event facilitator, either contact the event organisers, or provide further details on the booking form.

JISC Funded Rapid Innovation Projects

Delegates representing JISC-funded Rapid Innovation Projects will be expected to pay for their own travel and subsistence through their project budget.

Invited Guests

Invited guests and facilitators will be able to claim their travel (Standard Class travel only) and reasonable subsistence expenses through the event organisers. Claim forms will be provided for the relevant delegates when they register for the event on the day of arrival, together with instructions on how to make a claim.