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  1. Update on ECM 108

  2. Topics to be Addressed • Dates : 12th – 14th February 2010 • Associated Scientific Meeting • Venue and Travel • Programme • Costs • Additional days • Accompanying persons programme ? • Registration

  3. Dates – February 2010 • Friday 12th pm • Through Saturday 13th am + pm • Saturday dinner by invitation of BVC • Sunday 14th am • Concludes after lunch ECM – regular format

  4. 1st Vacuum Symposium UK and the 9th RGA Users Meeting (VS-1 & RGA9) Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington UK. 10th - 11th February 2010 This NEW 1st Vacuum Symposium UK will include something for everyone, including FREE training seminars for new vacuum users, technical talks for the more experienced vacuum user and a vacuum equipment exhibition for everyone. This first meeting (VS-1) will run alongside the very successful meeting series RGA9 – the 9th RGA Users Meeting. The entire programme will run over 2 days with the RGA9 programme on day 1 and the VS-1 programme on day 2. The meeting will be FREE of charge so attendance will be restricted. VS-1 1st Vacuum Symposium UK – a one day technical programme covering a broad range of talks in the field of vacuum science and technology. RGA9 9th  Residual Gas Analyser Users Meeting – a one day programme covering a wide range of presentations related to the use and application of RGA’s. Training Seminars The aim is to hold FREE training seminars with new vacuum users and students in mind.

  5. Web site and further information http://www.astec.ac.uk/VS-1/index.htm Venue The meeting will take place at Daresbury Laboratory , Daresbury Science and Innovation Centre, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire WA4 4AD How to get here Both Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport are approximately 30-40 minutes away. Intercity and regional train Services run to Runcorn and Warrington Bank Quay stations. National Rail enquiries provides up-to-date information of train journeys, times and fares. Travel information and directions may be found at Transportdirect.

  6. Travel : Technical Meeting to the ECM Daresbury, Warrington, CheshireWA4 4AD, to Barony Castle, Eddleston near Peebles in the Scottish Borders EH45 8QW Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport (frequent flights) Car, taxi or shuttle bus to Eddleston, Barony Castle

  7. Barony Castle, near Peebles

  8. ECM Venue Barony Castle : accommodation and meeting venue

  9. Barony Castle Set in 25 acres of tranquil gardens and woodland, just 35 minutes south of Edinburgh. There are fully equipped meeting rooms. Refresh your body and mind with some pure Scottish air and a walk in the gardens. Then relax with a sauna or dip in the pool, before enjoying a drink in the bar and sampling a local dish in our restaurant.

  10. Barony Castle Facilities At a glance Meeting & Syndicate Rooms: 7 meeting rooms & 7 syndicate rooms with main rooms offering natural daylight and a maximum capacity of 200Bedrooms: 78 en suite, free high speed internet access, TV with Sky Channels, DDI Telephones, tea and coffee trayLeisure-time: Indoor pool, mini-gym, spa bath and sauna, 5-a-side football pitch, croquet, rope course, fishing Food & Drink: Restaurant & bar, free flowing cappuccinos, lattes and green tea stations, internet cafeTechie: Free internet access throughout, LCD, plasma and audio-visual equipmentOutdoors: Lots of space and fresh air to enjoy Parking: 100 spaces

  11. Travel to Barony Castle • Where is Barony Castle ? • How to get to Barony Castle ? • Edinburgh or Glasgow (flights into Scotland) • International or frequent shuttle service between London airports and Edinburgh • Transfer to Barony Castle from airport (s)

  12. Where is Barony Castle ? Barony Castle, Eddleston by Peebles , Scottish Borders, EH45 8QW Sat Nav: Lat: 55.711887 Long: -3.208812 Telephone: 0844 980 2301

  13. Where is Barony Castle ? • Only four miles from the county town of Peebles and eighteen miles south of Edinburgh, Eddleston is well situated for both city and local shopping, tourist and leisure activities. • Eddleston is a delightful conservation village in the soft rolling Borders countryside. Eddleston is made up of the village itself plus quite a number of surrounding farms. • In 2001 (the latest census data available) there were 129 households with a total population of 335 split 47% male and 53% female. • Owned by De Vere Venues, Barony Castle is situated in Eddleston Village. 

  14. Travelling By Bus • The region's bus service operator is First Edinburgh and it links all the major towns within the Borders. National Express links the Borders to Newcastle. By bus from Edinburgh • The journey to Peebles takes a little under one hour from Edinburgh and is operated by First Edinburgh Bus Transport. • The bus route 62a & b runs approximately every 30 minutes By cab (taxi) • The journey takes about 35 minutes from Edinburgh

  15. Travel by car From the North, depart A720 Edinburgh City bypass at the Lothianburn junction and follow signs to Peebles on the A703. On reaching Eddleston Village take 1st right at the Horseshoe Inn Follow this road for approximately 200 metres. The entrance to Barony Castle is on your right. From the South West, follow the M74 and exit at Moffat and follow the A701 to Edinburgh. Take the first junction you see (40 miles) signposted for Peebles and follow this road until reaching Peebles. Follow the A703 signposted for Edinburgh and follow this road until reaching Eddleston Village. Take 2nd left at the Horseshoe Inn Follow this road for approximately 200 metres. The entrance to Barony Castle is on your right. From the South East, Follow the A1 north to Newcastle Follow the A696 signposted for Newcastle Airport. Turn onto A68 signposted for Jedburgh. From Jedburgh follow A68 to Galashiels then A72 to Peebles Then see directions above.

  16. Travelling By Mini Bus A shuttle bus will run from Edinburgh Airport to Barony Castle 3* times on Friday am and 3* times on Sunday pm *depending on numbers and demand

  17. Dates – February 2010 • Friday 12th pm • Through Saturday 13th am + pm • Saturday dinner by invitation of BVC • Sunday 14th am • Concludes after lunch ECM – regular format

  18. Costs for Delegates and Accompanying Persons • Registration costs to be approx £350 sterling • (approx €380 ‘standard package’) • For 2 nights (Friday and Saturday) • 2 breakfasts (Saturday and Sunday) • 2 lunches (Saturday and Sunday) • And 1 dinner (Friday) • Saturday evening is by invitation of BVC

  19. Accompanying persons programme ? Numbers – interest ? • Saturday Possibilities in Edinburgh or the surrounding countryside

  20. Accompanying persons programme ?Continued……. • e.g. Edinburgh Princess Street Distance: 16.0 miles: the main shopping street in Edinburgh, containing all the well known names • e.g. The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Distance: 16.2 miles: the old part of the City of Edinburgh • e.g. Kailzie Gardens Distance: 6.1 miles Beautiful Gardens with lovely walks.

  21. Additional Days Possibility of additional days at Barony Castle or in Edinburgh before or after the meeting To stay at Barony Castle £70.00 + VAT ( Bed & Breakfast ) or £80.00 + VAT ( Bed, Breakfast & dinner)

  22. Peebles A charming Borders Town, just 4 miles South of Barony Castle. Local shops for traditional gifts, tea shops, inns and gardens to visit.

  23. Registration • Link from the IUVSTA web site • Link also to technical meeting prior to ECM108 • Registration available from the web site from November 2009

  24. Summary This presentation will be posted on the IUVSTA web site in the minutes of this meeting. Detailed information will be on the dedicated web site for ECM 108 when it is up and running (soon) with the procedure of how to register.

  25. The BVC wishes to welcome you to Barony Castle