Workshop on the Arithmetic
of Function Fields
13-17 June 2011
at Imperial College London
Home Registration Participants Programme Practical
In the Huxley building there is WIFI
connection. If you bring your laptop with you, you will be able to connect to the
internet there. Ask for the password at the registration at the beginning of
South Kensington is the
district where the main campus of Imperial
College lies, and where
the conference will take place. It is close to several London
attractions, including the Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to the north, as well as one of
the royal residences, Kensington Palace. Three major museums, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum are also located here. The area
had several famous residents, including Béla
sculpture used to decorate the underground station).
The location of the conference:
Huxley Building 139, 180 Queens Gate, London,
Here is a useful google
map. Here is the map
of the university campus.
We will arrange for ground
transportation for most participants from and to the airport.
Most participants will
stay in one of the following hotels:
Millennium Bailey's Hotel, 140
Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4QH, Tel:
020 7373 6030
The Regency Hotel,100 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5AG, Tel: 020
Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel, 68-86 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BT,
Tel: 020 7761 9000
They are all within easy walking
distance of the university.
London has a very extensive, although rather crowded public transportation
system with an excellent homepage.
If you want to use this system more than once, it is worth buying an Oyster Card at one of the
underground stations. The two underground stations closest to Imperial College
are Gloucester Road and South
currency in the United
Kingdom is GBP (pound
The approximate currency rate is: 1 US$ ~ 0.61GBP or 1 Euro ~ 0.87GBP. See the currency
converter for up-to-date rates.
are exchange booths near Gloucester Road
Food and coffee
many restaurants and coffee shops on Gloucester Road
(on the west) and on Old Brompton Road (to
the south), especially in the vicinity of the two underground stations. There
are restaurants, coffee shops and high street shopping on High Street
Kensington (on the north), too.