Provisional Programme for 49th EDXC Conference

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June 21, 2016 by OH6001SWL

49th EDXC Conference

Castlefield Hotel, Manchester, UK

9-13 September 2016

Provisional Programme v02 at 21 June


Friday 9 September 1600-2200

Arrival, registration, informal meetings

Saturday 10 September 1000-1300

Conference opening. Greetings from British DX Club. Greetings from EDXC

Presentations and EDXC Matters

Saturday 10 September 1400-1730 (excursion, by coach, tram or boat)
Organised Tour of BBC radio & tv at Media City
, Salford, tours at 15.00

(plus opportunity for self-guided visits of Imperial War Museum North, the Lowry Art Gallery & Theatre, Lowry Shopping Mall, plus Old Trafford, Manchester United FC – the latter requires you to book online in advance and may be best left for another day after the conference)

Sunday 11 September 1000-1300

Presentations

Sunday 11 September 1400-1800 (excursion by coach)

A visit to the outside of two transmitter sites (Moorside Edge and Holme Moss) please note we will probably not have access to get inside either site followed by a late afternoon visit to a country pub

Sunday 11 September 1930-2200

Banquet dinner at the hotel

Monday 12 September 1000-1200

Walking tour of historical and modern Manchester city centre

Monday 12 September 1300-1700

Visits to local FM and community radio stations, possibly Key 103 and ALL FM

Tuesday 13 September 1000-1300

Departure, informal contacts

View from the Castlefield Hotel
View from the Castlefield Hotel (Photo: Chrissy Brand)

Castlefield Basin Manchester 2
Castlefield Basin Manchester (Photo: Chrissy Brand)

Manchester Town Hall
Manchester Town Hall (Photo: Chrissy Brand)

Heaton Park in Manchester
Heaton Park in Manchester (Photo: Chrissy Brand)

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