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Conference Venue

The workshop will be hosted at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), one of the oldest Russel Group Universities in the UK. QUB made great contribution to the development of parallel kinematic technology. Back to early 1990’s, QUB conducted the feasibility study for the first prototype of parallel kinematic machine (PKM) tools in the world, collaborated with the Ingersoll Milling Machine Company. Recently QUB developed ground-breaking application technology with Exechon PKM for automated aircraft assembly. 

The workshop venue location is in Ashby Building, Stranmillis Rd, Belfast BT9 5AH. (shown as No.31 on the campus map of Queen‘s University Belfast) Delegates have to arrange their own accommodation. 

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Accommodation Details

The following accommodations are recommended for your booking reference. 



E-mail / booking link


Wellington Park

21 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RU, United Kingdom

About 0.1 mils, 3 mins walk

+44 (0)28 90381111

Malone Lodge

60 Eglantine Avenue, Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6DY, United Kingdom

About 0.3 mils, 6 mins walk

+44 (0)28 90388000

House Belfast Hotel

Botanic Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1JL, United Kingdom

About 0.6 mils, 12 mins walk

+44 (0)28 95313120


7-21 Bradbury Place, Belfast, Belfast, BT7 1RQ, United Kingdom

About 0.6 mils, 12 mins walk

+44 (0)28 90591999

Tara Lodge Hotel

36 Cromwell Road, Botanic Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1JW, United Kingdom


About 0.7 mils, 14 mins walk

+44 (0)28 90590900

Andras House Hotel Group

Hotel ibis Belfast Queens Quarter

75 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HL, United Kingdom

About 0.6 mils, 12 mins walk

+44 (0)28 90878791

Holiday Inn Express Belfast City

106A University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HP, United Kingdom

About 0.8 mils, 15 mins walk and preferred

+44 (0)28 90891894

Hampton by Hilton Belfast City Centre

15 Hope St, Belfast BT12 5EE, United Kingdom

About 1 mils, 20 mins walk; No.8 coach available and preferred

+44 (0)28 90878793

Holiday Inn Belfast City Centre

40 Hope Street, Belfast, BT12 5EE, United Kingdom

About 1 mils, 18 mins walk, No.8 coach available

+44 (0)28 90878796

Ibis Belfast City Centre

100 Castle Street, Belfast, BT1 1HF, United Kingdom

About 1.5 mils, 25 mins walk; No.8 coach available and preferred.

+44 (0)28 90891941

Crowne Plaza

117 Milltown Road, Belfast, BT8 7XP, United Kingdom

About 2.5 mils, No.8 coach available

+44 (0)28 90891897


How to get to Queen's University Belfast Campus

The easiest way to get Belfast is by air. There are two airports in Belfast, named as George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) and Belfast International Airport (BFS). It is very convenient to get to the Queen‘s University Belfast using city coach or taxi from these airports.


BHD is the closest one and you can take a scheduled coach Airport 600 at the left hand of exit. BFS is a little far from University, but It is very convenient to take a scheduled coach Airport 300 (about  40 minutes). You could directly buy the bus ticket from the driver by cash. All buses will go to Europa Bus station, and then you could easily go to Queen's University Belfast or to your accommodation by taxi or even on walk. More information about the bus, please visit the following link Airport coach service.


Both airports provide taxi service. You can just go out the exit and find the nearest taxi service.(From BHD to Europa cost about £10 and From BFS to Europa cost about £50). However, in the city town of Belfast, taxi always needs to be booked by phone. You could use the links to access the taxi company fonacab, value cab and Belfastcabs. Also, Uber is avaliable in Belfast.

Also you can reach Belfast by sea, by road or by train and then get to the Queen's campus. More details can be found in the following link Travel to Queen's University Belfast.

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with a distinguished heritage and history. Enjoy traveling in Queen's campus, please use the campus walk about guide.