04 July - 06 July 2024

7th World Bronchiectasis Conference

Contact: Conference Team, for accommodation or conference related enquiries email wbc@lena.eventsĀ 

For any queries about your visit to Dundee email tracy.duncan@dundeecity.gov.uk

About 7th World Bronchiectasis Conference

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Dundee is delighted to be hosting the 7th World Bronchiectasis Conference at the Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee.

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About Dundee

Dundee is home to V&A Dundee, the first ever design museum built in the UK outside London and hosts major exhibitions, celebrating Scotland’s design heritage. Dundee is 90 minutes away from 90% of the Scottish population and officially Scotland’s sunniest city with 1,523 hours of sunshine per year. Being compact, makes it easy for visitors to navigate and is closer to the countryside than any other Scottish city.

The region, has four world-class academic institutes alongside globally recognised organisations such as NHS Tayside and The James Hutton Institute and a track record of innovation and excellence with a strong reputation for life sciences, health innovation, and biotech.

Dundee is the UK’s first City of Design recognised by UNESCO for its diverse contributions to several fields including medical research, comics, and video games.

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For accommodation or conference related enquiries, please email wbc@lena.events 

 

Conference Venue | Dalhousie Building

The conference is being held at the award winning Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee.

Named after the Earl of Dalhousie, second Chancellor of the University, this was designed by Campbell & Arnott and opened by the Queen in 2007.

View Dalhousie Building's Accessibility Guide and Green Credentials (open as pdf document)

Travel Made Easy Guide and Guidance on Travelling Safely

Read our Travel Made Easy Guide which provides detailed information on how to get to Dundee (link opens in new window)

Follow government guidance on travelling safely in the UK and Scotland.

Discounted Flights to/from Dundee with Loganair

Loganair is offering up to 30% off flights to delegates travelling to/from Dundee from London Heathrow (LHR), Sumburgh (LSI) and Kirkwall (KOI) Airports for this conference.

Please book at Loganair.co.uk before 8 July 2024, quoting promotional code ‘WBC2024’ at the time of booking, for travel between 29 June - 8 July 2024.

Visit Loganair to book (link opens in new window)

Getting around Dundee and MixMap Dundee Tourist Map

Getting Around Dundee

Get active out and about in Dundee city. A compact city bursting with places of interest, history, and things to see, it is so easy to get around.

Dundee’s active travel routes in and around the city have been developed over the last few years with a key objective to encourage active travel through walking, cycling and public transport, and deploy sustainable alternatives to decarbonise transport.  Read more on Dundee.com Active Travel website.

MixMap is a friendly, easy to use, locally produced Dundee map for tourists showcasing the colourful range of independent businesses, attractions and places of interest in Dundee and Broughty Ferry.

We want to help you make the most of your time in our city. Discover great little shops, welcoming restaurants, immersive attractions with Visit MixMap The Dundee Tourist Map website.

Discover Dundee Open Top Tour

Runs daily from 29 March 2024 until 1 September 2024

Hop on board our open top bus and explore Dundee! From the open top deck, you'll have a unique view of all the city's must-see landmarks and attractions, whilst learning more about the history behind Dundee's famous "Three Js", find out why Dundee rubs shoulders with cities like Berlin, Istanbul and Singapore, and so much more.

Tours run every hour during the day, 7 days a week. The full journey lasts up to 50 minutes, but you can hop on and off the bus to explore Dundee at your own pace!

More information about the open top tour, timetable and prices

Places to Eat, Drink and Shop

A flavour of the area... whet your appetite with restaurants dishing-up flavours from around the world including locally sourced ingredients from Scotland’s iconic food larder. Quality and freshness remain at the heart of every dish.

Shopping... bag some retail therapy. Our shopping experience offers a complementary mix of national chains and independent retailers, handcrafted gift boutiques, tea blenders and coffee roasters and local artisan foods.

Experiences to savour... you will find many things to do and sights to see. Visit our attractions, museums and galleries or join a workshop or Dundee Cooking Academy. Get active with a guided walking tour or book a seat on the Open Top Bus to explore more of the city.

Places to Visit

Why not take time to explore Dundee and the wider region, you will be amazed at the experiences you will discover!

5 reasons to extend your stay:

  1. Visit V&A Dundee featuring permanent displays and changing exhibitions showcasing the very best of design from around the world
  2. Step into history by visiting Captain Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic ship, RRS Discovery
  3. Venture onto the tranquil paths of the Angus Glens, the gateway to Britain's largest natural haven - the Cairngorms Natural Park
  4. Experience a night out at one of our many restaurants or take in a show at Dundee Rep in Dundee's cultural quarter
  5. Visit Glamis Castle, legendary inspiration for Shakespeare's Macbeth and childhood home of the Queen Mother

Useful Local Information

Taxis

There are a few taxi companies within the Dundee area - please check to ensure taxi companies cater for your accessibility requirements. Wheelchair accessible vehicles are available on request.

When using a taxi, consider sharing it with your fellow delegates.

Car Parking

To view and download visitor parking and charges in Dundee.

­­­­­­­­­­­­Weather

In order to plan ahead, keep up-to-date with the local BBC weather.

Average temperatures can reach highs of 20°C in June to August. The rest of the year temperatures are mild and compare favourably with other cities.

Direct Dial Codes

For information on direct dialling codes to and from countries, please visit https://countrycode.org/

Our Sustainability Pledge (coming soon)

The 7th World Bronchiectasis Conference aims to minimise the environmental impact of the meeting and contribute towards a safe and healthy environment.

Read our Sustainability Pledge (opens as pdf document) - coming soon

Join the Conversation

Follow us online @Lena_Group4Resp and join the online conversation on Twitter using our official event hashtag #WBConf24

Engage with our online community during the conference in the following ways:

  • Share your key takeaways using #WBConf24
  • Search for #WBConf24 on Twitter and engage with other attendees

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