Liverpool attracts science conference for UK debut

Liverpool is to host the 31st International Neuropeptide Winter Conference next year in its first outing from the US.

Liverpool to host International Neuropeptide Winter Conference 2011
Liverpool to host International Neuropeptide Winter Conference 2011

The conference, which will take place from 13-16 March at the Hilton Liverpool, was last held in Colorado in 2009.

Meanwhile, the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) annual conference will take place from 6-7 May 2011 at the Marriott Hotel.

Liverpool Convention Bureau manager Carol O’Reilly said: "Liverpool is home to numerous universities, specialist research centres and businesses and it is this which has helped underline our expertise in hosting association business. This expertise is not only vital in securing further conferences, but it also has far-reaching implications for the city."

The ACC Liverpool earlier this year unveiled its plans to launch a North American marketing offensive.

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