Venue and Travel

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The Conference will be held at Stamford Court, which is managed by Leicester Conferences, part of the University of Leicester. Stamford Court is in the Leicester suburb of Oadby, within the 'Oadby Student Village'.

Please note that neither Stamford Court nor the reserved accommodation at College Court is on the actual University of Leicester campus.

PDF map of Oady Student Village. Stamford Court is in the centre of the map, on the South side of Manor Road.

Travel to Leicester

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Leicester is approximately 70 minutes by train from London and about an hour from Birmingham.

Getting to Leicester by:

Around Leicester

If you have some time before or after the conference, there are many fascinating tourist destinations in Leicester and Leicestershire, including the brand new Richard III Visitor Centre (set to open summer 2014). Find out more at and

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Publishing Workshop

Publishing House Elsevier are offering a free one-hour workshop on 'How to get published' at the ISFRI/IAFR 2015 conference.

The session will include: how to write a paper, what editors expect from a paper, and tips and tricks to writing a good paper.

To register your interest in this session please email with the Subject ‘Elsevier Talk’.


To join the mailing list for the 2015 ISFRI/IAFR Joint Congress in Leicester, or if you have any queries regarding the event, please contact:

Wendy Pitts
+44(0)116 252 3221

2014 Congress

The 3rd ISFRI Congress took place in Marseille over 15-17 May 2014.