Key dates

  • Early booking deadline for exhibitors:
    22 January 2016
  • Abstract poster submission deadline extended:
    23 June 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    23 June 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    13 July 2016



Accommodation has been arranged at the Orchard Hotel, sited adjacent to the East Midlands Conference Centre. Rooms are available on a bed and breakfast basis at £75 + VAT for single occupancy and £85 + VAT for double occupancy.  All rooms are en-suite (private facilities) and include:

  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Flat Screen Television
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Climate Control

The Orchard Hotel incorporates a business lounge, 120-cover restaurant, bar area, outside terrace, gym and four meeting rooms. Other features include floor-to-ceiling windows, bespoke furniture and unique decor throughout.  

Built to the highest environmental standards, achieving a BREEAM rating of Excellent, the hotel features state-of-the-art technology to reduce carbon emissions. Solar photovoltaic panels and ground-sourced heat technology are incorporated, as well as a lower energy-assisted cooling ventilation system.

The accommodation is on an allocation basis and rooms will be released on 25 April. 

To book accommodation at the Orchard Hotel only, please contact their reservations team by telephone on +44 (0)115 876 0900 quoting NCAFM and the date of the event. 

Exterior of the Orchard Hotel Standard double bedroom Bathroom, standard double bedroom

Student accommodation

A limited number of student bedrooms are available on campus in Ancaster Hall. Rooms are single study bedrooms with en-suite facilities. Rates are £45.00 per room per night including breakfast.  Accommodation at Ancaster Hall should be booked when registering for the conference. 

Check in is available from 15:00 on the day of arrival. 
Check out by 10:00 on the day of departure.