IST Conference 2019 – Birmingham

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IST One-day Technical Conference 2019

Birmingham Conference and Events Centre

We are pleased to announce that we are preparing for this year’s conference to ensure it meets the needs of the technical community across all sectors.


The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre is a modern facility which is ideal for the needs and setup of the Conference. You can find out more about the venue by visiting their website here.

Delegate Rates

  • £57 – members rate
  • £67 – non-members rate
  • £57 – group rate  (=> 6 members/non-members)
  • £52 – special invite group rate (=> 10 delegates -pre-agreed with IST)

Accommodation 17th Sept – £125

Book your tickets now! Fill Out the Delegate Booking Form

Workshops and Events

At the conference this year we’ll be holding workshops and events covering a diverse range of disciplines, including:

  • Arts, Media and Design
  • Information Technology
  • Science and Engineering
  • Health and Safety
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Education and CPD

Click here to see the full programme of workshops that will be available on the day.

Sponsorship / Exhibitor Opportunities

Would you like to sponsor or exhibit at our conference in Birmingham 2019?  Please get in touch with Wendy at for more information.

IST Conference 2019 Sponsorship Info

IST Conference 2019 Sponsorship Form

The Roger Dainty Best Poster Prizes – Win a £150 Amazon Giftcard

Amazon Vouchers

We will once again be offering several prizes for the Best Poster Competition this year, in honour of Roger Dainty MBE, FIScT.

Want to win up to £150 worth of Amazon vouchers?

This is your chance to share your unique technical work experience with others in an informal way, to tell a story in pictures and/or words. Please email if you would like to submit a poster and we can arrange to reserve a space for you in the hall.

All posters must be manned by a delegate who is attending at the conference, so that our judges to come and speak to you. The Amazon giftcard will be presented in the final afternoon session of the conference.

Click here to find out more about the Poster Prizes.

Directions from Birmingham New Street Station 

The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre is less than five minutes walk from Birmingham New Street Station using the Southside Exit. It is right next door to the Holiday Inn Birmingham, where there are designated rooms on September 17th for conference delegates. If you’d like to book a room, please contact the IST for more information.

map from birmingham new street to the conference and events centre

Coming by train? – Book here: 

The IST conference this year is starting to take shape and promises be a very exciting event, so please register early to avoid disappointment.  Use the sidebar to find out more about our workshops, keynote speakers and other events that will be happening on the day.