Glass Reflections
Glass in the Year of Light
7th to 9th September 2015

University of Cambridge
Murray Edwards College

article posted 30 Sep 2014
The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, 2015 (IYL 2015) is a United Nations observance that aims to raise awareness of the achievements of light science and its applications, and of its importance to humankind. To see the IYL2015 Fact Sheet please click  here. 

For further information about the International Year of Light please visit the IYL website at


Delegate Information
posted 19 Aug 2015

A lot of the information you will need during the conference can be found in the University's own guide which can be found in your room. However in addition to the pack, below are several details you may find useful.

Car Park
If travelling by car visitors should park in the Storey's Way Car Park, off Storey's Way. SatNav users - please use the post code CB3 0DR/number 61, which will take you straight to our main car park.

Registration for the event will take place in the Jocelyn Bell Room (Murray Edwards College) which is located next to the porters' lodge.We endeavour to put up direction signs to help you find your meeting room, or you can go to the Porters Lodge for directions and to check in for accommodation.

Registration will open at 13.00am Sunday 6th September and will remain open throughout the event. If you need any help during your stay please feel free to visit us in the Jocelyn Bell Room. You are also able to browse books and publications in this area and order the books that are of interest. A special offer for the event is free delivery to your preferred address with any purchase of a book.

Lectures and Refreshments
Lectures will take place in The Long Room and the Vivien Stewart Room which are located within this vicinity. You are able to help yourself to refreshments and lunch at breaks in the main corridor.

Contacting the SGT
If you need to contact the SGT team at any point during your stay, the telephone number is 0114 2634455.

Meal arrangements
Breakfast will be available between 8.00am and 9.00am in the dining room. Evening meals are not provided, however there is a large number of restaurants in Cambridge and details of some of the restaurants can be found in the University guide.

If you have booked for the banquet on Tuesday, this starts at 7.00pm and dinner will be served at 7.30pm. The banquet will be taking place at Emmanuel College which is a short walk into Cambridge.

We hope you enjoy your stay and the conference. If you require any help please do not hesitate to ask.

If you'd like to download this information page in .pdf format, please click  here.