The Advanced Control Technology Club 
MATLAB 6 and Simulink 4 Launch Event

being organised jointly with The Mathworks Limited.
To be held at University of Strathclyde, 30 January 2001

This meeting is open to anybody, whether ACT Club members or not. Registration is required.

NOTE: This meeting has since been held.


The provisional agenda for the day is as follows:

9.30      Introduction, Sham Ahmed, The Mathworks Ltd.
10.00    MATLAB 6.0 Overview, Phil Rottier, The Mathworks Ltd.
10.45    Data Acquisition and Data Handling, Gerry Cain, The Mathworks Ltd.
11.30    TEA/COFFEE
12.00    Design Automation with Simulink Family of Products, Chris Hayhurst, The Mathworks Ltd.
12.45    LUNCH


2.00      System Level Design Improvements, Gerry Cain, The Mathworks Ltd.
2.45      TEA/COFFEE
3.15      Other DSP/Communications Developments, tba, The Mathworks Ltd.


2.00      New Features in Simulink, and Stateflow - including Simulink Performance Tools, Gavin Walker, The Mathworks Ltd.
2.45      TEA/COFFEE
3.15      Code Generation - including Real-Time Workshop and Simulink Embedded Coder, Phil Clarke, The Mathworks Ltd.

4.00      Overview of The Advanced Control Technology Club, Prof. Mike Grimble, ACT Club
4.20      Closing Comments, Sham Ahmed, The Mathworks Ltd.
4.30      CLOSE

More information about MATLAB 6 and Simulink 4 can be found here.

Additional Information:

The meeting is being held in the Old Court Room and Ante Room in the Royal College Building, Strathclyde University.

Travelling to The University of Strathclyde:

The Royal College Building is within the John Anderson campus of Strathclyde University. This in the heart of Glasgow City Centre and the excellent road, rail and air links make it very easy to reach. Please refer to the following map.


From the North: via A82 and M8. Exit junction 15.
From the South: via M6/M74 and M8. Exit junction 15.
From the East or West: via M8. Exit junction 15.

Car Parking: With Strathclyde University being centrally located on-street car parking is at a premium. Many pay and display car parks are situated nearby and the one adjoining High Street railway station is recommended.


Glasgow has two main-line stations which serve all of the UK. Trains from the South and West arrive at Glasgow Central Station and trains from the North and East arrive at Queen Street Station.


Buchanan Street Bus Station is Glasgow's main bus station and serves all of the UK. All the main bus operators including Scottish Citylink and National Express operate via Buchanan Street Bus Station and there are up to four services/hour to Edinburgh and six services/day to London.


Strathclyde University is less than 25 minutes drive from Glasgow International Airport. Taxis are available or an airport bus regularly runs to and from Buchanan Street Bus Station.

Nearby Hotels

Strathclyde Graduate Business School, Strathclyde University, 199 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0QU, Tel: 0141 553 6000
B&B 39.00

Travel Inn Metro, Montrose House, 187 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1YN, Tel: 0141 553 2700
Room only: 44.95, Breakfast: 3.75-5.75

Forte Crest Glasgow, Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7EN, Tel: 0870 400 9032
Room Only: 79.00, Scottish breakfast: 10.95

Stakis Ingram Hotel, 201 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DQ, Tel: 0141 248 4401
Room only: 87.50, Full breakfast: 7.50-9.50

Holiday Inn, West Nile Street, Glasgow, G1, Tel: 0141 332 0110
Room only: 89.00, Breakfast: 9.95

Copthorne Hotel, George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DS, Tel: 0141 332 6711
Room only: 135.00, Scottish breakfast: 11.50

Moat House Hotel, Congress Road, Glasgow, G3 8QT, Tel: 0141 306 9988
Room only: 135.00, Breakfast: 11.50

Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3, Tel: 0141 226 5577
Room only: 155.00

The above prices are inclusive of VAT and are given purely as a guide. Prices quoted as at January 2000.