Raising Awareness

"The IWMW event provides an opportunity for those involved in the provision of institutional Web services to hear about institutional case studies, national initiatives and emerging technologies and to actively participate in a number of parallel sessions."

IWMW 2010 is the fourteenth workshop. This year's theme is 'The Web in Turbulent Times'.
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Institutional Web Management Workshop 2010

Delegate Information


The conference will take place on campus at the University of Sheffield. The main sessions (plenaries) will all take place in The Edge, Endcliffe Village with the parallel sessions based in the Halifax building, 2 minutes walk away.

Information on travelling to the venue and a number of maps of the campus can be found on the IWMW 2010 Travel page. All venues are given on the campus map.


Registration will take place in The Edge (see campus map) from 10.30 am until 12.30pm on Monday 12th July. A registration/information desk will be available throughout the conference.

To contact the workshop organiser Natasha Bishop before the event email or call 01225 386256. From 12th July, or if you would like to leave a contact number for urgent messages, call 07881 405 673 (this is the UKOLN events mobile).


Attached to your delegate information email is a parking permit. If you require this please print it out and bring it with you to the conference. Please note that if you do not display your parking permit you will be clamped!!

Parallel Sessions

You should have registered for your parallel session when you filled in your booking form. Information regarding the allocation and location of parallel sessions will be available in the envelope you will be given with your pack. If you have not been issued a choice then please speak to someone at the registration desk. Please contact Natasha Bishop ( if you have any questions.

If you have not yet booked your parallel session then you will be able to choose from the sessions that still have spaces available when you register.


Information regarding the format and location of barcamps will be available from the information desk. Further information can be found on the IWMW 2010 Barcamp page and will be given on the IWMW 2010 blog

Network Usage

Delegates should have given information on the type of network connection they will require during the workshop when they filled in the booking form. Delegates who are part of the Eduroam system will be able to use their normal login and password. Those that are not part of Eduroam can request a user name and password for the duration of the conference at registration. Please note an acceptable use policy is in place for this event. For more information see the IWMW 2010 page on Network Information.


Ensuite accommodation for speakers and delegates will be located next to The Edge which is situated in Endcliffe Village.

Bedroom, Endcliffe Village
Photo courtesy of University of Sheffield Accommodation Office.

The rooms are basic single student rooms. Towels, bedding, a pillow pack (shampoo and shower gel), are provided. Tea and coffee facilities are available in the kitchens on each floor of the accommodation. All meals will be provided at the conference up to and including breakfast on 14th July. All catering with be in the Dining Room in The Edge.

Endcliffe Village
Photo courtesy of University of Sheffield Accommodation Office.

Check In

Check in is from 2pm on Monday 12th July at the main reception at The Edge. Delegates who arrive in the late evening should be advised that the main doors are locked after 11pm. There will be a porter on duty. If the Porter is away from their desk please call the Monitoring Station on 0114 222 4075.

Those checking in on the Sunday also need to go to the Edge reception. There is no final check in time.

Check Out

Check out is at 10am on the day of departure. Luggage storage will be available.

Social Events

The social events are included in your registration fee. On the first evening (Monday 12th July) there will be a Drinks Reception in The Edge bar followed by a conference dinner in the Dining Room. Drinks will be served at 7pm with dinner at 7.30pm.

On the second evening (Tuesday 13th July) there will be a drinks reception at the Kelham Island Museum. Coaches will be provided to take delegates to the Museum and will pick up from outside The Edge at 6.45pm sharp. The drinks reception begins at 7pm and afterwards there is free time in which delegates can eat at one of the many restaurants in Sheffield.

Please note that delegates will have to make their own way back to campus by bus or taxi. Further details on the social events including restaurants and transport information are available from the IWMW 2010 social page.

If you have any questions regarding this information please contact

IWMW 2010 blog and Networking

Delegates are reminded that the IWMW 2010 blog is using the Buddypress plugin to enable community building. The blog is a good place to create groups and start discussions on areas of interest. It is also a way to network before the event and plan meet-ups for during the event.

We look forward to seeing you in Sheffield.

Location Details

Since we expect many of the IWMW 2010 participoants to own smart-phones and similar mobile devices we will be providing geo-location information about the key locations.

The Edge
Main venue for the IWMW 2010 event.
Address details: The Edge, Endcliffe Crescent, Sheffield S10 3ED
Location details (lat/long): 53.373049, -1.507883
Map: Google Maps - Streetmap
Kelham Island Industrial Museum
Location of the social event, Tuesday 13 July from 19:00.
Address details: Kelham Island Industrial Museum, Alma Street, Sheffield, S3 8RY
Location details (lat/long): 53.389492, -1.471052
Map: Google Maps - Streetmap
Train Station
Main train station.
Address details: Sheffield Railway Station, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP
Location details (lat/long): 53.377830, -1.463799
Map: Google Maps - Streetmap
Bus Station
Main bus station.
Address details: Sheffield Coach Station, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP
Location details (lat/long): 53.380261, -1.462521
Map: Google Maps - Streetmap