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19:00-21:00, Tuesday, 23rd March 1999
Plantasia is a huge greenhouse that houses around 5000 plants (800 species). There are 3 climatic zones -- topical, rainforest and desert. It is a horticultural box of delights. Buses will leave for Plantasia at 18:30 in front of the Fulton House in the University. Plantasia is very close to the city centre, delegates who are unable to arrive at the University before 18:30 may reach Plantasia easily via a taxi.
CONFERENCE DINNERSponsored by Silicon Graphics, UK
The Osborne Hotel, Langland
19:30-21:00, Wednesday, 24th March 1999
SGI UK has kindly made a financial contribution towards the conference dinner which is expected to be a very exciting event. Buses will leave for the venue of the dinner at 19:00 in front of the Fulton House in the University.
The Osborne Hotel is situated in an oustanding cliff top position providing
breathtaking views over the Bristol Channel. Guests will have the opportunity
to walk along the cliff top and watch the sun set over the Gower Peninsula
(the UK's first designated area of outstanding natural beauty). After a
drinks reception, there will be a three course dinner with a Welsh theme.
During the meal, entertainment will be provided by a local musician who
will accompany herself with the piano, and will introduce guests to the
delights of Welsh folk music, aswell as more recognisable themes.