Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition 2006
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Conference Site and Accommodation

Turner Sims at Highfield The conference will be held at the Turner Sims concert hall, within the (landscaped) Highfield Campus of the University of Southampton.

Highfield hall, outside Accommodation will be either at local University accommodation, Highfield Hall, (en-suite or standard), or the local Hilton (Southampton), via a special arrangement.

Highfield Hall and the Southampton University Campus are both near the Southampton Common which is essentially an enormous park in the centre of Southampton. It is an excellent recreational space, ideal for a morning run or evening stroll. Local wildlife include deer and great crested newt. The closest historic site is actually the Southampton Leet which is where the mediaeval court was held, only 5 mins walk from the conference venue.



Conference locality and site maps

The conference locality is: Locality map












The conference site map is Site map












(Detailed maps, show the Highfield Campus and give more detailed information on how to get here, and other local maps).

Getting Around

All taxis in Southampton must be booked by phone prior to the journey, except when picked up at transport locations (stations etc). There are many companies and conference staff will be pleased to 'phone a taxi for you. Some are:

  • Radio Taxis (023) 80666666;
  • City Cars (023)80444444;
  • West Quay 0700 0700 0700;
  • Citylink (023)80555111;
  • Streamline (023) 80223355 - also has wheelchair service; and
  • Central Shirley (023)803939.

Alternatively, there is a comprehensive University bus service and all busses go through the Bus Station marked on the local site map, near the Turner Sims. For these, you can buy tickets on board and all fares are 1 one way, 2 for a day pass.

More arrival information is available.


Image, Speech and Intelligent Systems research group
School of Electronics and Computer Science
University of Southampton
Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 023 8059 3813     Fax +44 023 8059 4498