Conference Venue

The Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport Hotel is located a 7-minute drive from Dublin Airport, and provides an airport shuttle bus service to and from the airport each day, making it easily accessible.

The 4-star Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport boasts a unique setting in Northwood Park, Santry with 85 acres of mature parkland on its doorstep.

The hotel is well-served by public transport, and the bus stops are within only walking distance from the venue, making these easily accessible. With just a short distance from the great GAA ground Croke Park, Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery, Trinity College, and Grafton Street. There are also two shopping centres, the Omni shopping centre (1.7km) and the Swords Pavilion Shopping centre (7km). You will find many stores, dining options, and the cinema there.

The Crowne Plaza is perfect for conferences, as it can hold up to 1,000 delegates with bright lighting, spacious meeting rooms, and on-campus dining options. Parking and free WiFi are readily available for guests.

The Crowne Plaza hotel Dublin Airport operates Ireland’s very first fully electric bus, and both the hotel and Conference Centre have a dedicated Green Team to ensure they are one of the top sustainable venues in Dublin.

O’Brien Centre, University College Dublin

O’Reilly Hall, University College Dublin

University College Dublin is located just 4km from Dublin City Centre and easily accessible and convenient.

Our impressive leafy green Belfield campus contains world-class facilities, making UCD an ideal internationally renowned conferencing destination.

University College Dublin (UCD) is a research intensive university in Dublin, Ireland. With over 1,480 faculty and 32,000 students, it is Ireland’s largest university.

The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of institutions world-wide. UCD is also Ireland’s most globally engaged university with students drawn from over 120 countries, and includes 5,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. The University’s main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of more than 130 hectares and offers world-leading facilities including the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science, UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, UCD Veterinary Hospital and O’Reilly Hall.

UCD is well served by public transport. Bus stops are located at the rear of the Sports Centre and the main terminus next to the Sutherland Building. Stops are also located just outside campus gates at Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh Road, Fosters Avenue and the N11 (main entrance). Use the TFI Journey Planner and Real Time information to get the best possible routes. Click here to learn more

There will be campus accommodation available for the duration of the conference. Staying at UCD you will enjoy the fantastic experience of residing in a diverse and stimulating community with the most amazing facilities on your doorstep. From teaching and conference buildings to social and sporting amenities, to woodland walks and running track, UCD provides for all your requirements, without the need to commute! Click here to learn more

Click here to download a map of the campus. O’Brien Centre for Science (67) O’Reilly Hall (45)