OMIG is pleased to announce the 2022 OMIG meeting in Birmingham on 30th June and 1st July.

OMIG is happy to provide the conference for free to PGRs & ECRs. This will include the refreshments at the conference venue and the evening meal. Accommodation and transport to the venue will need to be provided by attendees.

Location

The meeting will be held at the Midlands Art Centre, Cannonhill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH. MAC is a short distance from Birmingham city centre and easily reached via various methods of public transport including bus routes 45, 47 (approx. 20 min); beryl bike hire (approx. 12 min); voi scooters (approx. 15min). It is also possible to walk from the city centre (2 miles, approx. 40 min) or from the University train station or University of Birmingham campus (approx. 25 min). There is also a car park (pay and display via machine or Ringo app) at MAC if you want to arrive by car.

Agenda

30th June 20221st July
1pm registration opens Note traffic in area may be busy due to cricket at Edgbaston
Venue opens 8.30am
1.30pm Welcome address9am-10.20 talks
1.40-3.20 talks 10.20 Tea break
3.20 Tea break10.50-11.50 talks
3.50-5.30 talks12pm lunch
Walk to restaurant through the park (approx. 15min)
6pm dinner at Royal Watan Restaurant
1pm leave

For those attending, a set menu will be available to chose from for the evening meal in advance.

Registration & Abstract submission

Please follow this link to the combined registration and abstract submission form. Closing date 13th June 2022. https://forms.gle/Mtj3JeZKSnbmnJgh7

Maximum number of attendees is 50.

Suggested accommodation

These are a few hotels in Birmingham:

Ibis New street station location https://all.accor.com/hotel/1459/index.en.shtml 

Holiday Inn https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/gb/en/birmingham/bhxwm/hoteldetail 

Radisson Blu https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/radisson-blu-birmingham 

Others close to Five Ways and Broad street also available eg 

Premier Inn https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/west-midlands/birmingham/birmingham-city-centre-new-st-station.html

There is also Edgbaston park hotel at the University of Birmingham https://www.edgbastonparkhotel.com/