The Frederick Douglass Centre and National Innovation Centre for Data on Newcastle HelixPhoto credit: Gillespies

About Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne is a vibrant destination with a famously warm welcome. With seven bridges across a spectacular riverscape, Newcastle is a diverse and exciting conference destination, set in the heart of North East England.

Discover more about Newcastle Gateshead and the surrounding areas here.

The conference will take place on Newcastle Helix in the heart of the city centre at the Newcastle University Campus, in both the Frederick Douglass Centre and the Urban Sciences Building, which are adjacent buildings. The venue is within 10 minutes’ walk of a large variety of restaurants, accommodation and hotels. The city has excellent travel connections and Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is only 15 minutes from the city centre, connected directly to over 80 destinations.

Venue details

Frederick Douglass Centre
Newcastle Helix
Newcastle upon Tyne


Getting There

By Car:
Newcastle Helix is easily accessible by road via the A1 from the north and south and the A69 from the west. There are several nearby public carparks.

By Train & Metro:
5 minute walk from Central Station with direct links to all major UK cities.

By Air:
7.7 miles or 30 minutes by Metro from Newcastle International Airport.

Sustainability Statement

We are committed to minimising the impact of ISCB43 on the environment. We work closely with our venues, suppliers and attendees to reduce the impact of our activity wherever possible. We will be tracking data relating to the carbon emissions for this conference and will create a carbon footprint report post event.