ENCALS meeting 2020 Edinburgh, Scotland

17 June 2020

Edinburgh by night

The ENCALS meeting 2020 will be hosted in Edinburgh from Wednesday 17th to Friday 19th of June 2020.

Local organizers are Prof. Sharon Abrahams and Prof. Siddharthan Chandran.



The ENCALS meeting 2020 will be held in the McEwan Hall, an iconic 19th Century landmark in the centre of Edinburgh that has recently been refurbished.

The McEwan Hall, Edinburgh



Registration for the meeting will open in January 2020, on-site registration will not be possible. Registration for all participants includes:

  • Participation at all ENCALS lectures and poster sessions
  • Programme booklet
  • ENCALS conference dinner on Thursday June 18th in the National Museum of Scotland.
  • Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Coffee/tea during the breaks

Poster award for PhD students


All posters with a PhD student as first & presenting author will be reviewed by members of the award committee for the PhD poster award. Therefore, all PhD students presenting a poster are requested to attend the PhD poster award session at the last day of the conference.



We will be recommending University-owned hotels and other accommodation, mostly on the Pollock Halls site which is a 15-20 minute walk from the conference venue. Of course, there are many other accommodation options in central Edinburgh within easy walking distance of the conference venue

Satellite and side meetings

  • The Allied Health Practitioners Forum on Thursday 18th of June