General Information

Dates

The course will be held on the 14th - 15th March 2019

Venue

The meeting will take place at the Studio. 7 Cannon St, Birmingham B2 5EP. studiovenues.co.uk

Travel

Getting to the Studio

By train

There are three railway stations within walking distance of thestudio: Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street. New Street Station is just two minutes walk from the Studio.

By car

Leave the M6 at jct 6 (signposted Birmingham East and Central) then follow the A38(M) for approx 2 miles. Continue forward onto A38 but keep left (do not go over the first flyover) and turn off A38 (signposted Bull Ring Shopping). At the roundabout take the first exit past the fire station. Follow James Watt Queensway for a quarter of a mile and turn right (signposted High Street parking) Follow Dale End and High Street Car Park Entrance on the left hand side.

At Jct 3A of the M40 take theleft hand lane and Join the M42(N) Exit the M42 at Jct 4. Take the second exit at the roundabout and follow A34 (Stratford Road) towards Birmingham for approx 9 miles. At the Camp Hill Circus roundabout take the second exit straight on and follow the B4100 past the Renault garage on the left up through Digbeth. The road bears left and right then passes St Martins Church, keep Bull Ring on your left and turn left onto Moat Lane. The road immediately bears to the right, stay in the left lane and take the second left onto Albert Street, High Street Car Park is immediately in front of you.

Leave the M5 at junction 1, turn right, the 4th exit, A41 Birmingham Road. Follow the A41 for three miles then keep left avoiding the flyover and at Holloway Head Roundabout take the ring road signposted A38(M) Go straight over first roundabout then turn right following signs for City Centre and Bull Ring Parking, Children’s Hospital. Follow New Town Row, keeping on the right to go under Lancaster Circus underpass. Follow James Watt Queensway for a quarter of a mile and turn right (signposted High Street parking) Follow Dale End and High Street Car Park Entrance on the left hand side.

As we are a city centre venue we don’t have any onsite parking, fortunately we are able to give discounted rates at both NCP High Street, postcode B4 7LN. This is around 10 minutes walk from thestudio.

To obtain discounted parking at the NCP car park simply ask for an NCP validation ticket for High Street car park at thestudio reception. When you are ready to exit the car park, simply insert your original parking ticket into the payment machines along with the validation ticket to activate the discount. The maximum day rate will be then be reduced to around £9.50 for up to 24 hours and £5.10 for up to 13hrs in NCP High Street.

Language

English is the official language of the HCC UK 2019.

Lead convenor:

Dr Shishir Shetty
Shishir Shetty
Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Honorary Consultant Hepatologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Centre for Liver Research, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham

Sponsorship

The organisers value support from charities and corporate institutions with an interest in supporting patients with liver disease. Please contact the Course Secretariat to discuss options to be involved.