UKSPA December Conference

Thursday 2nd December and Friday 3rd December



We are delighted to announce that UKSPA will be returning to in-person events in December. This will be held in the Atrium of the iCentrum building at Innovation Birmingham.

The event starts on Thursday 2nd December with registration at 13:30. The UKSPA AGM will be held at 14:15, followed by a Plenary session and a walking tour of Birmingham Knowledge Quarter. The day concludes with an informal drinks reception and dinner at iCentrum.

Friday 3rd December starts with registration at 09:00 and sees a packed programme of plenary and parallel sessions, concluding at 14:30.


ROAD: There is free parking at the venue on 2nd & 3rd December (overnight stay allowed) but as Birmingham is now a Clean Air zone, delegates are urged to bear this in mind. More information on the tariffs and how the system works can be found here.


RAIL: The venue is well served by several train stations:

Birmingham New Street:  15-20 min walk to venue

Birmingham Snow Hill: 8-10 min walk to venue


The conference hotel (just 5 minutes walk from iCentrum) is Aloft, Birmingham, Eastside

Other hotels nearby include:

Crown Plaza, Central Square, Birmingham  – 36 min walk

Holiday Inn Express – 18 min walk

Premier Inn – Aston – 5 min walk

Conference venue: Atrium of iCentrum Building

Innovation Birmingham Campus, Holt Street, Birmingham B7 4BP