April 1-4, 2008
AISB 2008 Convention
Communication, Interaction and Social Intelligence
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 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.