Preparations continue to be undertaken for the 2016 Worldwide TAAM User Group Meeting. Details to date are as follows:


Chairperson: Jay Wang (Landrum & Brown)

Dates: October 4-7, with welcome reception to be held on October 3rd.

Location: Solent Hotel - Whiteley, UK.

Registration: Please indicate attendance and presentation intentions at

Fees: Fee amount has not yet been set, though NATS anticipates a 100-200 pound conference fee per person to be required.


NATS have arranged a preferential nightly rate of £127 per night, including VAT with the Solent Hotel for meeting attendees. Guests or their travel agents may make bookings directly with the hotel and must quote the reference ‘NATS-1604778’. Any unreserved rooms from the block of 30 will be released 1 month before the conference (2nd September). Hotel contact information is available at their web site:

Travel Tips

Whiteley is located on the southern coast of England between Southampton and Portsmouth. Attendees may choose to arrive via the international gateways of London Heathrow or London Gatwick airports and proceed via train or car to Whiteley.

Train Stations

  • Swanwick: (Southern Trains to Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton, Gatwick, London Victoria) – about 20 minutes walk from the Solent Hotel or a short taxi ride
  • Southampton Airport Parkway: (South West Trains to London Waterloo, Woking) is about 20 minutes away by car / taxi (~£25 to Solent Hotel)


  • Heathrow (LHR) is 70 miles away, roughly 1.5 hours by car depending on traffic. Or bus to Woking, then train to Southampton / Southampton Airport Parkway / change to Swanwick
  • Gatwick (LGW) is just over 70 miles, roughly 1 hour 45 by car depending on traffic / route, or by train from Gatwick to Swanwick station
  • Southampton (SOU) is 10 miles. Most services are domestic / regional, but KLM has twice daily flights to Amsterdam that connect worldwide

Additional information