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SpaceAM 2022

Advanced Materials & Technology for the Space Sector

12 – 13 July 2022
Harwell Campus, UK

Venue Information

Harwell Campus will host SpaceAM 2022 in the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory  (RAL) Pickavance Lecture Theatre and Visitor Centre. RAL’s pioneering work in space research makes it the perfect setting for the conference.

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Harwell Campus
Didcot
OX11 0QX

Visitor Registration & Parking Information

Visitor parking is a 10 minute walk to registration, which will take place at the Science & Technology Facilities Council Main Reception Gate, building number R75,  also known as the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), just off Fermi Avenue. There is limited disabled parking at reception which must be booked in advance.

Please note, if you are driving you will need to park your car before walking to reception as there are no parking facilities on-site. 

STFCRALVisitor Map

Directions by road

  • From the A34 (Southbound) – Exit the A34 at the Chilton junction, signposted Harwell Campus and Chilton. At the top of the slip road, turn right (second exit) onto Hagbourne Hill. At the next roundabout, take the third exit onto A4185. After going over the A34, go straight ahead at the next roundabout, remaining on the A4185. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto Fermi Avenue (signposted Harwell Campus, Fermi Entrance, Diamond, HPA, RAL). At the next roundabout, take the first exit and go straight on at the following roundabout. Entrance to the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is on the left hand side after the circular Diamond Light Source building.
  • From the A34 (Northbound) – Exit the A34 at Chilton Junction, branch left (signposted, Wantage), then merge onto the A4185. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit (signposted Harwell Campus Fermi Entrance, Diamond, HPA, RAL). Go straight across two mini roundabouts and the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory can be found on the left hand side after the Diamond Light Source building.
  • From Heathrow Airport – Take the M4 motorway towards Slough, Reading and the West. Continue as far as junction 13 and then head North for about 8 miles on the A34 towards Oxford and follow the A34 directions given above.
  • From Gatwick Airport – Take the M23 to London and Guildford. At junction 7/8 join the M25 to Heathrow and Watford. At junction 15, take the M4 towards Slough, Reading and the West, and continue to junction 13. Head North for about 8 miles on the A34 towards Oxford and follow the A34 directions given above.

By train

Nearest rail station is Didcot Parkway, served by trains from London Paddington.

Conference Dinner

We will be holding a conference dinner on 12th July which will be local to the conference venue. Full details will be posted shortly.

Tickets can be purchased for £65 plus VAT by contacting the AM sales team or through the tickets page.