19.00 – 21.30, Wednesday, 7th September
Swansea University Bay Campus beach

Join us on the Swansea University Bay Campus beachfront to sample the finest food and drink from Swansea’s thriving pop-up scene, sponsored by our friends at the multi-award winning Drop Bear Brew Co. There is a complimentary can of Drop Bear Beer for each guest, and we are delighted that founders Joelle and Sarah Drummond will be joining us as keynote speakers at 2pm on the 8th. 

Connect with friends old and new whilst watching the sun set over the bay and listening to music from local musicians. 

Many thanks to the Gower Hog Roast Company and to students from the Music Academy at Grwp Colegau NPTC Group of Colleges.  

We are delighted to be hosting this year’s reception to recognise the huge contribution made to EEUK by Kate Beresford.

Guest will be welcomed by IEEC2022 Committee Chair, Gareth Trainer, and Cllr Mike Day, Lord Mayor of Swansea.

Entry to the Sunset Social is included with IEEC registration.


07.30 – 08.30, Thursday, 8th September
Swansea University Bay Campus beach

Start your day off with a glorious Sunrise Mindfulness session with Lowri Wilkie on the second day of IEEC2022!

Swansea University and IEEC2022 will be hosting a Sunrise Mindfulness Session on the morning of Thursday 8th of September for the guests of the conference where you will get the opportunity to start the morning in the best possible way with some yoga and meditation!

Lowri is a Psychology PhD student at Swansea University. Her business focuses on mindfulness to aid in a better life. She offer 1-2-1 coaching, mindfulness and yoga sessions at local spaces across Swansea and the Gower, and is working to incorporate more of her research into her business. Website –

Prior booking is required at


19.00 – 19.30, Thursday, 8th September
Drinks Reception

19.30 – late, Thursday, 8th September
Gala Dinner
Great Hall, Swansea University Bay Campus

It’s back! For the first time since 2019, the IEEC Gala Dinner will give delegates the chance to relax, meet old friends and make new ones. We will be in the stunning Great Hall on the Swansea University Bay Campus for fine food, drink and music. 

The winners of this year’s NEEAs will be revealed, and we will also be recognising the great achievements of our EEUK Fellows. 

An evening not to be missed as we come together to make up for the past three years!

We are delighted that Swansea alumnus Ashima Anand and her company Aspera will be providing stunning centrepieces for our tables at the Gala Dinner. 

Our venue

Swansea University Bay Campus
Fabian Way
Crymlyn Burrows
Wales, UK

(NB the Bay Campus is located about 15 minutes by car from the city. The conference is not taking place at the University’s Singleton Campus in the city).

Campus map.

Travel information.