2008 Systemics and Informatics World Network (SIWN 2008)

Glasgow, UK, 22-24 July 2008



Call for Papers




Travel & Accommodation





SIWN08 / SERF08 has arranged a block reservation with

Park Inn

Glasgow City Centre

2 Port Dundas Place,

Glasgow, G2 3LD



Room rates (bed and breakfast) for SIWN08 / SERF08 delegates:

 Standard room (single) £80.00

Standard room (twin/double) £90.00 *

Business friendly room (single) £110.00


To book a room, please contact directly with the hotel by e-mail or telephone:


Telephone number: 0044 141 333 1500 (Fiona MacGillivray or Chevaune Jamieson)

Please ensure to quote the conference’s acronym “SIWN08 / SERF08”.


* Two people sharing a twin room (with two separate beds) will be able to share the room rate (£90.00), for example, if on a half-to-half basis, it will be £45.00 per person. If you wish the Conference Secretariat to help you find an agreeable delegate to share a twin room during the conference, please send your full information by e-mail to Conference Secretariat, stating your names, gender, age, citizenship, current job, affiliation, arrival and departure dates. The conference secretariat will pass you, if any, the information of another delegate seeking room sharing for your agreement.


Glasgow International Airport http://www.glasgowairport.com/


This is the airport to which most of international flights arrive. From the airport website above, 'To and from airport' contains information about the transports between the airport and the city centre. For example, there are two airport buses:

   service  #905, the final stop of which is at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, which is next door to the Park Inn Hotel above;

   service  #500, ask its stop at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station.


Glasgow Prestwick Airport http://www.gpia.co.uk/


This is another international airport in Glasgow. There is railway between this airport and Glasgow city centre, and flight passengers are eligible for a discount of this rail transport, see http://www.gpia.co.uk/AirportInfo/HowTo/train.asp


Edinburgh Airport http://www.edinburghairport.com/


This may be another alternative for flights. 'To and from airport' above contains useful transport information. For example,

by Airlink #100: From Edinburgh airport to either Edinburgh Haymarket station, or Edinburgh's main railway station (Waverley);

by railway: From Edinburgh Haymarket station [or Edinburgh's main railway station (Waverley)] to Glasgow Queen Street Station.


Trains in UK http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

                   ScotRail http://www.firstgroup.com/scotrail/index.php


Bus travels across Scotland http://www.citylink.co.uk/


Glasgow & Scotland


A selection of Day-Trip routes across main sites of Scotland, which depart in the morning and come back in the evening, are provided by the following providers:

Scottish Tours http://www.scottishtours.co.uk/  departure from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

Rabbies http://www.rabbies.com/  departure from Glasgow George Square


For Glasgow City, there is a City Sightseeing Bus http://www.scotguide.com/ Its stop at George Square is just less than 5 minutes walk from the conference's hotel.


Other websites which might be of interest:



visit Scotland



visit Highlands



various information