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AISB 2008

April 1-4, 2008

Aberdeen, Scotland

AISB 2008 Convention

Communication, Interaction and Social Intelligence

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Aberdeen Travel & Tourism

Aberdeen is very well connected by air, rail and road. The Airport is a mere seven miles from the University and has regular flights from Amsterdam, Paris, Copenhagen, Dublin, London (Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton), Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds Bradford, Bristol, Newcastle and many other UK airports. EasyJet flights from London Luton can be as low as fifty pounds (return) including all taxes (cheaper than many rail fares in England). Booking early is advisable. Click here to see all Airlines/Airports to Aberdeen.
Aberdeen also benefits from excellent rail links to all major cities in the UK including 9 daily services to London, 6 of these being direct with a travelling time of 7.5 hours. The city is easily accessible by the road network linking Scottish cities to the UK motorway system. It takes about 2.5 hours to drive to Edinburgh and 3 hours to Glasgow.

Aberdeen University is one of the ancient Universities of Scotland, dating back to the fifteenth century. The convention will be hosted in the picturesque King’s College campus, which forms the heart of Old Aberdeen. The University currently has a population of some 16,000 students and staff, and state of the art facilities for conferences.

Nestling on the coast between the rivers Dee and Don, Aberdeen City is very compact with most places accessible by foot; the town centre is within walking distance (half hour) of the Old Aberdeen Campus. The city has a population of 216,000 and has a range of excellent restaurants and lively nightlife and music scenes. Aberdeen is also an excellent base for tourism, whether it be exploring the Deeside Woodlands and Cairngorm Mountains or following the whiskey and castle trails. Other popular attractions include golf courses; horse riding, windsurfing and skiing.

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Holiday Ideas and Experiences from VisitScotland

link to the CityBreaks website

City Breaks

Style, culture, history, the best retail therapy outside London and some of the best partying anywhere: Scotland's cities have it all. Read More ...
link to the Walking in Scotland website

Walking

Whatever type of walking you enjoy, from an easy stroll to a wilderness trek, Scotland offers the best experiences in the UK. Read More ...
link to VisitScotland Golf website

Golf

With over 500 quality courses that cater for every level of play, make Scotland your first choice for a golf vacation. Read More ...
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EatScotland

Discover the best of Scottish produce, service and hospitality, courtesy of VisitScotland's food quality assurance scheme. Read More ...
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Wildlife

Experience one of Europe's premier wildlife destinations featuring spectacular species in amazing habitats. Read More ...
sporting activities and outdoor pursuits on offer in Scotland

The Great Outdoors

Whether seeking tranquillity or an adrenalin rush, Scotland's countryside offers unparalleled opportunities to escape. Read More ...
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Sailing

Set a course for Scotland and experience clean air and water, superb coastal scenery, excellent facilities and a warm welcome. Read More ...

 

 

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