The workshop will take place in Colchester in the Colchester Campus of the University of Essex.

Please see below, and the the program page, for the specific details about which rooms are available for our use on which days.

Maps and travel

Attendees are asked to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation. Please, see below suggestions for accommodation.

You can find directions to make your travel arrangements to Colchester.

FindYourWay is a useful resource to find your way around the maze of rooms. You can also download the app for Android and Apple devices.


The following are good options for accommodation in Colchester. All are in the route of buses 62 and 62B which take you directly to Campus in about 20 minutes. You can also walk to campus in 40-60 minutes, depending on the hotel.

Please, book and pay the accommodation and keep the receipt. If you are covered for funding you will need this to get reimbursed (you should have been contacted by Alexander Konovalov, if in doubt write to him).

Wivenhoe House Hotel. The university hotel on campus, which is 5 minutes from the main buildings on campus and 30 minutes by bus from the city centre.

Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel in Colchester.

St Nicholas Hotel

Brook Red Lion

North Hill Hotel

Globe Hotel

Riverside Hotel

Workshop Rooms

Unfortunately since the workshop takes place during term time, we need to change rooms between morning and afternoon (and sometimes lunch). Please, click on the links to find out where each individual room is:

Times Tuesday 21/01 Wednesday 22/01 Thursday 23/01
10-13 NTC 1.03 Lakeview Room STEM 4.1
13-14 (lunch) NTC 1.02 NTC 3.02 6.300
14-17 STEM 4.1 NTC 3.02 STEM 4.1

NTC: North Teaching Centre STEM: STEM Building (where the Department of Mathematical Sciences is located) Lakeview room is located on the second floor of the Silberrad Centre