Solid State Ionics 2024


QEII, the largest conference and exhibition space in central London, will be the venue of the 24th edition of the International Solid State Ionics Conference.

QEII does not only offer world-class facilities, but it is located right opposite Westminster Abbey. With a wide variety of hotels and restaurants nearby, you will also be just a few minutes walk from the city’s main attractions.

QEII Centre

London, UK

Broad Sanctuary, Westminster
London, SW1P 3EE
United Kingdom

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How to arrive

International Airports
  • London City – 26 mins.
  • Gatwick – 44 mins.
  • Heathrow – 47 mins.
  • Luton – 47 mins.
  • Stansted – 1 hr 5 mins
Nearest Tube
  • St. James’s Park – 4 mins walk
  • Westimnster – 5 mins. walk
  • Victoria Station – 14 mins. walk
Mainline Rail Stations
  • Charing Cross – 12 mins. walk
  • Victoria – 14 mins. walk
  • Waterloo – 18 mins. walk

Visa Information

Correct as of July 2023

Visa and Travel Documents

  • The use of National ID cards is no longer permitted
  • A valid passport is required to travel to the UK
  • Check if a visa is needed and apply online here – 
  • As of July 2023, nationals of Dominica, Honduras, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu and Namibia need a visa to enter the UK.

Process and Cost

  • Apply from 3 months before travelling or as soon as possible
  • Attend a biometric appointment at local Visa Application Centre
  • Application process might take around 20 working days
  • Cost for Standard Visa – £100 per applicant

Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA)

  • Aimed at everyone wishing to travel to the UK for tourism, business or transiting through the UK (including if you’re not going through UK border control)
  • Not required for visitors with:
    • a British or Irish passport
    • permission to live, work or study in the UK
    • a visa to enter the UK

Process, Validity and Cost

  • Online application via the UK ETA app, or online on
  • Decision within 3 days or less
  • Valid for 2 years and for multiple entries
  • £10 per applicant (including children and babies)


  • From 15 November 2023, nationals of Qatar
  • From 22 February 2024, nationals of:
    • Bahrain
    • Jordan
    • Kuwait
    • Oman
    • Saudi Arabia
    • United Arab Emirates
    • By the end of 2024, all nationals (except British and Irish, and those already requiring a visa)

More information –

Book your stay

Hostelworld Go to website

Point A HotelsGo to website  

Premier Inn and Hub by Premier InnGo to website

Travelodge Hotels  Go to website

University Halls of Residence Go to website

You can find a comprehensive list of hotels and restaurants clicking in this link.

We inform you that the organization is not related to any travel agencies. If you receive any suspicious emails in which you are requested to provide sensitive data, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Eating & Drinking

The organization will provide lunch boxes for each day of the conference. To purchase your ticket, log in from your nanoGe profile >> Dashboard >> My events (SSI24) >> My tickets and choose the one you want.

If, on the other hand, you prefer to enjoy your lunch at another location close to the venue, we recommend the following options:

Near Westimnster

  • Roux at Parliament Square Michel Roux Jr’s elegant restaurant, serving contemporary European dishes in a grand period setting.
  • Cellarium Cafe Breakfast and simple modern dishes in an airy, vaulted space with bright contemporary looks.
  • Quirinale Upmarket basement Italian restaurant with big skylight window, serving traditional, seasonal dishes.

Near St James Park

  • The Cinnamon Club Innovative Indian dishes served in book-lined former Victorian library with downstairs cocktail bar.
  • Firecracker Cooking up all the most delicious recipes from the Far East for your enjoyment, plus four karaoke rooms.
  • Blue Boar Smoked meats roasted and chargrilled and served in stylish candlelit rooms with contemporary art.

You can find a comprehensive list of hotels and restaurants clicking in this link.