Conferences organised by BABCP are well known for the quality of the scientific programme and for the opportunity provided in the social programme for delegates to meet, socialise and enjoy themselves. We do hope that you will take advantage of the social programme we have put together for the conference.

Tuesday 17th July | 17.30 - 19.00

  Opening Reception


Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde

Come and enjoy a glass of wine and some canapés. Visit the Book exhibition, meet your Branch/SIG representative, find out who has been awarded an
honorary fellowship and who is the Branch of the Year.

There is no charge for this event

Those who wish to carry on socialising can continue by exploring the City using the Conference Guide that is being put together by the Glasgow Branch, this will give you information on where to go to eat, drink and party with the other delegates.

Wednesday 18th July | 17.30 - 18.30


Civic Reception and Sounds of Young Glasgow


Glasgow City Council are welcoming BABCP delegates with a civic drinks reception.

Venue: The City Chambers, George Square G2 1DU.
This event is complimentary.

Following the civic drinks reception, tickets can be purchased for ‘The Sound of Young Glasgow’ at The Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, Glasgow, G1 4QD.

The sound of young Glasgow gathers together some of the most dynamic young bands and artists coming through the Glasgow music scene. What you have in store is a cultural hailstorm of musicians playing a mix of Glasgow Americana to full on poptastic indie with special guests appearances. Not to be missed.

More info about Sounds of Young Glasgow...

Ticket Cost: £10 per head.

Thursday 19th July | 19.30 - Late


Conference Dinner and Ceilidh


Venue: Grand Central Hotel Ballroom,
99 Gordon Street G1 3SF

What a bargain for a 3 course dinner with a glass of prosecco followed by a lively ceilidh for a bit of Scottish fun!

One of Scotland’s top ceilidh bands Deoch-an-Doris will have you jigging and reeling around the room. Calling all the dances so you know exactly where to put your feet. Infectious music played by top class musicians. Not to be missed

Ticket Cost: £35 per head

The AGM of the Association will be held on Thursday 19th July 12.30 to 13.30
The venue will be announced in the final programme