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General information

Details on travelling to the venue, catering, CPD accreditation and more


Under an hour by rail from London & 30 minutes from London Gatwick Airport, everything is within walking distance. The Brighton Centre is one of the largest purpose built conference and exhibition centres in the South of England.


Brighton Centre,

Kings Road Brighton, 



By train

Travelling by train is often the fastest way to get to Brighton from other UK destinations.  If you are travelling from Europe, the Eurostar train arrives from Europe at St Pancras, London, where there are direct train connections to Brighton. More information

By car

The Brighton Centre is located right in the centre of Brighton and on the seafront. The main entrance is on the seafront on King's Road. For directions from your home or office visit and input BN1 2GR for the destination postcode.

There are many car parks in close proximity and easy walking distance to The Brighton Centre. More information

By air

Brighton is serviced by numerous major UK airports, London Gatwick and Heathrow have direct coach links. More information.


Lunch is also included in the cost of registration for Monday 7 November, Tuesday 8 November and Wednesday 9 November. Delegates are requested to indicate any special dietary requirements in advance using the online registration form.

Complimentary tea and coffee will be available during scheduled breaks in the Exhibition Hall throughout the conference.

Childcare facilities

Officrèche are offering all participants of SfE BES 2016 discounted childcare on Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th November on a first come first served basis. Officrèche is an Ofsted-approved nursery just 5 minutes’ walk from Brighton station, and 10 minutes’ walk from the conference venue.

Email or call 01273 434244 to schedule your appointment before 24th October - please ensure you mention SfE BES 2016. Please note this childcare offer requires a minimum of two settling-in sessions with your child in the nursery before Monday 7th November.


Meeting face to face, connecting and sharing our knowledge is an invaluable experience. At the same time, travel and lodging have an impact on the environment. The Society for Endocrinology is committed to ‘going green’ and so in planning the event, great care has been taken to consider the sustainability issues associated with the conference’s various activities. Here’s how you can help ensure our event is as green as possible.

  • use public transport for your journey to the The Brighton Centre if possible. See above
  • offset your travel-related carbon impacts. For a list of carbon offset providers visit

The Brighton Centre is committed to operating in a sustainable way where possible. View the Brighton Centre's website for further details.

CPD accreditation

 SfE BES 2016 has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 18 category 1 (external) CPD credits

Approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD, this event may be counted as 96 CPD credits.

Society for Endocrinology AGM

The annual general meeting of the Society for Endocrinology will be held on Tuesday 8 November 2016 at 18.15 - 19:00. All members are invited to attend.

Social media

Delegates are encouraged to Tweet about SfE BES 2016 using the hashtag #SfEBES2016

Mobile website

A mobile website for SfE BES will be available ahead of the event to help delegates navigate the conference and stay up to date with any onsite programming changes. Users will be able to:

  • access the most up-to-date programme, speaker and session information
  • view the abstracts, with links to the programme and ePosters
  • see the exhibition listing and floor plan
  • follow the Twitter feed
  • find venue and city information