Date: Tue 2nd Apr 2019 - Thu 4th Apr 2019     Time: All Day

The 2019 AUCSO Conference will be held at Aston University, Birmingham, Tuesday 2 – Thursday 4 April 2019. We already have some great speakers lined up for you and the full programme can be found in the Members Area 2019 Conference folder.

For diary planning the outline programme is similar to previous years:

  • Tuesday evening – Welcome meal and drinks at the hotel
  • Wednesday – AGM, conference sessions and exhibition
  • Wednesday evening – Networking evening
  • Thursday – Conference sessions and exhibition
  • Thursday evening – Gala dinner and awards evening

B, C & D will be at the Conference Hotel

A – Delegate fee, all meals (including evenings) but NO accommodation – £250
B – Delegate fee, all meals + two nights (Wed and Thu) – £400
C – Delegate fee, all meals + three nights (Tue – Thu) – £520
D – Delegate fee, all meals* + four nights (Mon – Thu) – £620

*Not including an evening meal on Monday – B&B only. 

Whilst partners/guests are not allowed to attend the actual conference, they may be invited to the evening events, which include a meal and two drinks, at the following rates:

Tuesday Welcome Evening – £36
Wednesday Networking Evening – £36
Thursday Gala Dinner – £72
Hotel double occupancy rate – £15 per night.

If you wish to book and pay for any of the above extras, please contact

Conference Hotel

The Conference Aston Hotel is within the Aston Business School, Aston Street, Birmingham B4 7ET, telephone +44 (0)121 204 4300. This will also be the location for our Tuesday Welcome & Wednesday Networking evenings. See for further details.


Drive – Aston University is within easy reach of the M6 – please book your car parking in advance – see below.
Fly – To Birmingham International Airport. From here it is a 30-minute taxi ride, or 9 minutes on the direct train to Birmingham New Street station.
Train – To Birmingham New Street station. From here, and from Snow Hill and Moor Street rail stations, it is a 10-15-minute walk to Aston University. Taxis are easily available at all stations.
For further information see:

Car Parking

Car parking for the conference centre and hotel is available in Car Park 12 on the main campus, but must be booked and paid for in advance.  A permit and access code will be supplied by email upon booking and the permit must be displayed in the vehicle at all times. Delegates are responsible for making their own parking arrangements.  To book please visit:

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To book your place on the above event please fill out the following form:

Ticket Type Price Spaces
A - Day Delegate fee, all meals (including evenings) but NO accommodation £250.00
C - Delegate fee, all meals + three nights (Tue-Thu) at the Conference Hotel £520.00
D - Delegate fee, all meals + four nights (Mon-Thu) at the Conference Hotel
This option does not include Monday evening meal.

On completing your booking if you have selected to pay by invoice, you will receive confirmation of your booking and an invoice will be sent to you, usually within 48 hours. If you have selected to pay by card, PLEASE HAVE YOUR CARD READY to make the payment – you will automatically be taken to Worldpay to complete your payment (Worldpay accept card payments from American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and JCB).




If you are experiencing trouble or if you would like to speak to a member of our team about this event, email us at:

For information regarding Payments and our Refund Policy, please see our Terms and Conditions page.