John McIntyre Conference Centre

The John McIntyre Conference Centre

Lean Agile Scotland returns to the John McIntyre Conference Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.

The location is convenient for all major transport links, the Centre also offers state-of-the-art technical capabilities for our participants, who can take five on the open-air terrace overlooking Arthur's Seat.

Participants enjoy excellent catering thanks to the centre’s Good Food For All local supply policy, promoting the finest in Scottish food and drink. Accommodation is available on site making the visit to the event and the city easy, convenient and enjoyable. 


If you need accommodation in Edinburgh, there is accommodation available via The University of Edinburgh Hospitality and Events Collection: Hotels and Self-Catered Accommodation in Edinburgh | University of Edinburgh - use promotion code: EVENT, to receive 15% discount

The two hotels closest to the JMCC are: The Scott and The Scholar.



You can fly direct to Edinburgh from over 150 destinations. Edinburgh International Airport is 6 miles out of the city centre and easily accessible by tram, bus or taxi.


Edinburgh Waverley train station is in the heart of the city, less than 2 miles from John McIntyre Conference Centre. It has direct routes to and from many cities across the UK.

By bus

Edinburgh Bus station is approximately 2 miles from John McIntyre Conference Centre, or a 35-minute walk. It has direct services to and from many towns and cities across the UK. The local buses are run by Lothian Buses, and there are a number of routes that will drop you a short distance from JMCC.


The Edinburgh tram system is ideal for travelling between the airport and city centre, or exploring the city. The nearest tram stop to John McIntyre Conference Centre is at St Andrew Square, a 35-minute walk away.


Black cabs, private hire and Uber are all available in Edinburgh. A taxi from St. Andrew Square Bus Station or Princes Street to John McIntyre Conference Centre will cost approximately £8 and take 5-10 minutes. From the airport, it’s about £25 and takes 25 minutes.


There is limited on-site parking on a first-come first-served basis at John McIntyre Conference Centre. There are 6 Park and Ride services in Edinburgh with frequent journeys into the city centre.

About Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, boasts a rich and intriguing history that effortlessly combines with the more modern aspects of the city to create an atmosphere that welcomes and invites visitors.

With a wonderful mix of historic and modern architecture, cobbled streets, old closes and wide avenues you can experience the depth of history simply walking through the city.

Find out more at Visit Scotland.


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