We look forward to seeing you at Agile on the Beach 2016. Please find below some information, please read this carefully. It contains comprehensive information to assist delegates participating in the Agile on the Beach conference 2016. All information is correct at 24/8/16.
University of Falmouth
T: 01326 253451
Ground Floor, Performance Centre
T: 07967 824493
A contact and information point will be situated in the ground floor of the Performance Centre building and will be staffed throughout the conference.
Penryn Campus is shared between the University of Exeter and Falmouth University and is located near the lively waterfront town of Falmouth in Cornwall. The Campus has been designed to match the expectations of students in the 21st century and is equipped to deliver the very best in learning and teaching facilities and houses state-of-the-art science laboratories, photography, media and design facilities. The Campus represents an exciting time to be living and studying in Cornwall. With a rapidly growing economy fuelled by investment from business and government, the county is enjoying its renaissance. Cornwall has a huge amount to offer students, including a fantastic student lifestyle in a friendly and energising environment with plenty of opportunities for sporting and outdoor activities.
ACCOMMODATION AND TRAVEL
Breakfast is provided at the conference venue, see below.
Please do visit the Agile on the Beach website for special deals on local accommodation.
The below websites also have accommodation search facilities.
www.cornwalltouristboard.co.uk & www.cornwall-online.co.uk
LOCATION & SITE MAP
Getting to the Penryn Campus, for directions visit: www.exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions/cornwall
TRAVEL BY CAR- FROM THE NORTH
- Take the A30 west from Exeter until you reach the A39 sign-posted Truro
• Drive through Truro following signs A39 to Falmouth
• Follow the A39 towards Falmouth until you come to the Treliever roundabout where you will see signs to the Penryn Campus
• At Treliever roundabout take the first exit and the Campus is on the right
Please note: We advise that satellite navigation systems are not used to locate Campus. Please follow signs for Penryn Campus.
TRAVEL BY BUS/COACH
National Express coaches stop in Penryn and buses U1, 2, 41 and 88 run from Falmouth Moor, via Penryn, to the University.
For timetables contact National Express:
Tel: 08705 010104 or visit www.nationalexpress.com
For bus services within the southwest visit www.travelinesw.com
TRAVEL BY TRAIN
Penryn has its own train station stop on the Maritime Line branch. The Maritime Line can be joined at Truro train station. There are frequent direct services across the UK to Truro. At Truro, change to the Maritime Line branch service to Falmouth and alight the train at Penryn station. The station is about a twenty minute uphill walk from campus.
For timetabling contact National Rail Enquiries: Tel: 08457 484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
TRAVEL BY PLANE
The closest airport to the campus is Newquay and is approximately 40km from Penryn. Car hire and taxi services are also available at Newquay Airport. If using public transport you will need to take a bus from the airport to Newquay and then another bus to Penryn. A typical total journey time is 1.5 to 2 hours.
If you are coming to the conference by air, please let us know (email firstname.lastname@example.org) when you are due to arrive/depart and we will try to co- ordinate shared transport across to the campus.
The taxi companies listed here are provided for information only and are not recommendations of the event, Falmouth University or the University of Exeter.
Abacus: 01326 212141
Able Cabs: 01326 373007
Century Taxis: 01326 212000
Checkers Taxis: 01326 212127
Falmouth & Penryn Radio Taxis: 01326 315194
TRAVEL TO CONFERENCE FROM FALMOUTH TOWN CENTRE
There will be two free shuttle coaches running from the Falmouth to the Performance Centre on Thursday and Friday morning, with 4 stops en-route- please identify your nearest stop: Please note times are approximate, be early!
7:25 Leaving Event Square
7:30 The Falmouth Hotel
7:35 The Moor
7:45 Penryn Railway Station
7:50 Arrive at the Performance Centre
8:05 Leaving Event Square
08:10 The Falmouth Hotel
08:15 The Moor
08:25: Penryn Railway Station
8:30 Arrive at Performance centre
The return journey (which will stop at the pick up points) will leave the Performance centre at 5pm and 5.45pm.
Please note: these buses are supplied as a courtesy, if you miss them you need to get yourself to the venue at your own cost.
Pay as you leave parking barrier system and standard prices can be found here:
Disabled parking facilities are available on campus. Please follow signage as you arrive on campus.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
FIRE EVACUATION PROCEDURE
The fire alarm sounds immediately if any glass call point is broken in any of the zones of the campus. In the event of the alarm sounding, all occupants must evacuate the building. Fire marshals will be responsible for overseeing the evacuation and additional helpers will guide all occupants in the halls to exit doors and assist with the evacuation. Once the halls are cleared, persons are not to be allowed back into the hall until the fire wardens give consent.
Smoking is not allowed in any of the campus buildings. Smoking on the campus is only permitted outdoors in designated smoking spots.
All property found should be handed to the conference information point in the Performance Centre where it will be recorded, passed onto the university and retained for six months by the University. If, after six months, no claim in respect of that property has been made by any person, the University shall consider the property has been abandoned and shall receive the rights to offer that property for sale.
Tea and coffee and water will be provided throughout the conference. Non-dairy and caffeine free alternatives will also be offered.
Breakfast is provided at the conference venue and will be served each morning from 7:15 to 9:00, please note breakfast can get busy so please leave yourself enough time to arrive and register. Breakfast baps will include a vegetarian option. The conference will commence at 9am.
Back bacon, house made fennel & pork sausage, beef tomato, parsley, A&M breakfast sauce, brioche & house-made hash-brown side
Roast field mushroom, oat & bean sausage, beef tomato, parsley, A&M breakfast sauce, brioche & house-made hash-brown side (v)
This year we will be operating a ‘festival food’ offering and delegates can choose their meal from four different caterers offering a variety of menus.
Please note: this is operated on a ‘first ordered first served basis’ as each caterer has a maximum amount they will serve. Also, choices cannot be changed once ordered.
- Slow cooked smoked Primrose Herd pulled pork shoulder in our Cornish Rattler, maple and fennel glaze. Served on a Baker Tom Brioche roll with smoked Monterey Jack cheese, sweet pickle and a garlic crackling stick. Served with sides of roasted garlic and apple slaw and balsamic mixed leaves.
- Fresh Cornish Mackerel seared in lime butter and served in a Baker Tom Brioche Roll with balsamic pickled beetroot and horseradish cream. Served with sides of roasted garlic and apple slaw and balsamic mixed leaves.
Angus & Mitchell
- Beef and Rarebit sub
Beer braised beef, smoked cheddar rarebit, port-pickled red cabbage, parsley, wholemeal sub roll
- Cauli Cheese Sub (V)
Roast cauliflower, smoked cheddar rarebit, port-pickled red cabbage, parsley, wholemeal sub roll
- Goan fish curry with mango, banana and pineapple both with rice and chapatti.
- Caribbean chicken curry with mango, banana and pineapple both with rice and chapatti.
- Cornish salami Pizza
- Roast chicken and sundried tomatoes on a pesto base Pizza
- Veggie mix up – artichokes, peppers, mushrooms, onions and sweetcorn Pizza (v)
Choices must be pre-ordered, which can be done via HERE
If you have dietary requirements that are not catered for amongst these menu’s please email us (if not already done so) at email@example.com and a special meal will be prepared for you, please do so by Friday 26th August.
Pasty & Pint!
Join us on Wednesday 31st for our ‘Pasty & Pint’ . This is being hosted in the town of Falmouth, at ‘The Poly’, 24 Church St. From 7pm until 10pm. Enjoy a proper Cornish pasty and a pint on us! Cash bar thereafter.
The Poly is easy to find on the main stretch in the town centre and is walkable from the hotels in town: http://thepoly.org/contact/location-access
Please note this venue is not wheelchair accessible- please get in touch should this cause you an issue.
Every year we welcome our delegates to the beautiful Gylly Beach for a laid back beach party from 7pm-11pm. This year we will have a beach BBQ, vegetarians will be catered for. Your first drink is on us and a cash bar thereafter. The BBQ is being freshly cooked therefore the food will be served in ‘waves’ to ensure no one queues for too long, food will be served from 7-9.30pm, with some nibbles provided.
The beach is a short walk from Falmouth Town Centre. http://www.gyllybeach.com/contact/
There will be two free shuttle coaches from Penryn leaving at 7pm, which will pick up from two stops in town shortly after.
7:00 Leaving Penryn Railway Station
7:10 The Moor
7:15 Event Square
7:20 Beach Party-Gylly Beach
7:20 Leaving Penryn Railway Station
7.30 The Moor
7.35 Event Square
7.40 Beach Party – Gylly Beach
Return shuttles: Leaving Gylly beach
10:30, 10:45, 11:00, 11:15
Please note: times are approximate. These shuttles are provided as a courtesy and are on a first come first served basis. The venue is easily walkable from the town centre and beachfront hotels.
If you are staying on the Friday night as well join us for our Boat Party! Enjoy a fantastic locally sourced picnic on the boat washed down with some fizz. Tickets are £28 Per person and can be booked HERE or via the AOTB website. You will be sent further information on purchasing your ticket.
These are located in the conference space and will be sign posted.
INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON DAY
Wi-fi Access code will be issued on the day.
When you arrive at the Performance Centre, please come to reception on the ground floor and register. All speaker profiles are included on the conference website and are available on the app.
All conference details, delegates, sponsors and speakers are detailed on the event app Whova, https://whova.com/ the event code is AOTB16.