Annual Conference 2023 - Venue

Conference Venue

The third Annual Conference of the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Speech and Language Technologies and their Applications will be hosted in the University of Sheffield's newly opened The Wave building. 


Please enter The Wave via the main entrance on the corner of Whitham Road (A57) and Northumberland Road opposite Weston Park Hospital. You will find signs guiding you to the Conference Reception desk. 

Upon arrival, please visit the Conference Reception desk to collect your name badge. You will then be directed to tea, coffee, juice, and pastries prior to the first session which starts at 9:30. 

Fire Alarms and Safety

The weekly fire alarm test is not expected during the conference. Therefore, if the fire alarm sounds for a prolonged period during the event please evacuate the building by the nearest fire exit. The fire assembly point is at the rear of the car park.

Getting to the conference


You can view and download maps of the University Campus as well as maps of Sheffield city centre and the broader central Sheffield area.


On foot or public transport:

By Car:


The conference takes place on the University of Sheffield's City Centre campus (map) which is served by a number of hotels including (but not limited to):