2019 - Research & Innovation


How to Get to Homerton College:

By Air:
Stansted Airport 28 miles, 54 minutes by train
Gatwick Airport 92 miles, 125 minutes by train
Heathrow Airport 70 miles, 135 minutes by train

By Train:
It is a 15-minute walk from the Station to Homerton College (0.8 miles).
On exiting the station turn left onto Station Place and walk for a few minutes before turning right on to Brookgate. Turn left by the Co-op on to Hills Road and walk over the railway bridge, continue walking along Hills Road and cross over Cherry Hinton Road at the lights. Homerton College is on the right-hand side past Hills Road Sixth Form, behind the black railings. Follow the signs “to the Porters’ Lodge” to the Conference Centre Reception.

By Car:
From the M11
Exit the motorway at junction 11, following signs to City Centre. Continue along the A1309 through Trumpington, past the Green Man pub and turn right at the junction and traffic lights on to Long Road. At the cross road, turn left onto Hills Road and continue for approximately ½ a mile.
You will see Homerton College signposted on the left, behind the black railings. This is the PORTERS lodge location. Just beyond the main College building, turn left into Harrison drive and follow signs for Homerton Conference Centre car park, the entrance for which is at the back of the site.

From the City Centre:
Follow the A1307 out the City Centre, eventually crossing over the railway bridge. At the junction go straight across and turn right into Harrison Drive and follow signs for Homerton Conference Centre car park, the entrance for which is at the back of the site.

There are limited spaces at the rear of Homerton Conference Centre which is free of charge for conference delegates (this is located at the end of Harrison Drive. Follow the road all the way round the back of Harrison House. Space is not guaranteed and is available on a first come first served basis. A code is required to park at Homerton College. Please contact  info@elrig.org for an access code.

Download the conference site map.


Speakers Hotel:

Rooms are reserved for the nights of April 1st & 2nd  2019 at both:

Homerton College (Rooms are on-site university student rooms with en-suite shower room, parking and free Wi-Fi)


ibis Cambridge (Accommodation is one mile from Homerton and is also an en-suite room and includes free Wi-Fi)

Homerton College
Hills Road

Telephone: 01223 747111


ibis Cambridge
2 Station Rd, Cambridge CB1 2GA

Telephone: 01223 320960



Speakers Reception:

April 1st  2019 Drinks served from 19:00. Food served from 19:30

The Griffin Bar
Homerton College
Hills Road


To view ELRIG’s speaker expenses policy, please click here.

To download ELRIG’s speaker expenses claim form, please click here