Monday 25 – Wednesday 27 March 2024
Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford


For the conference dates we have sourced several rooms at a number of colleges in Oxford within walking distance of the main conference venue.

Please see the options below which all can be booked via the registration process when you purchase your conference ticket.

Full payment for your booking must be received prior to the conference.

Payment must be made in GBP Sterling. Payments can be accepted by credit/debit card (Visa and Mastercard only) and by invoice with a strict 14-day payment term.

Christ Church College – St Aldates

117 St Aldates is a short walk from the main Christ Church site and is centrally located close to amenities.

Rate: £91.00 per room per night to include Bed & Breakfast in a Single Ensuite room.

Distance to the Blavatnik – 0.8 miles, 18 minute walk

Exeter College

Exeter College is the fourth oldest college in Oxford, and located close to all major transport links.

Rate: £95.00 per room per night to include Bed & Breakfast in a Single Ensuite room.

Distance to the Blavatnik – 0.7 miles, 15 minute walk

Worcester College: SOLD OUT

Worcester College is located in the centre of Oxford on the junction of Beaumont Street, Walton Street and Worcester Street. The college is a 2-3 minute walk from the main bus/coach station.

All ensuite rooms have complimentary wifi.

Rate: £104.00 per room per night to include Bed & Breakfast in a Single Ensuite room.

Distance to the Blavatnik – 0.3 miles, 6 minute walk

Hotel Accommodation

If you wish to stay at a hotel rather than one of the colleges, the following hotels are within close proximity to the Blavatnik and can be booked directly. Please note that rooms are subject to availability.

The Burlington House – The Burlington House

The Galaxie Hotel – The Galaxie Hotel

Cotswold Lodge Hotel – The Cotswold Lodge Hotel

Marlborough House Hotel – Marlborough House Hotel

The Old Parsonage – Old Parsonage Hotel | Luxury 5 Star Hotel in Oxford

The Randolph – The Randolph Hotel by Graduate | A Landmark Hotel in Oxford (

Social Events

Welcome Drinks Reception

Monday 25 March 2024, 18:15-19:15
Blackwell Hall at the Weston Library
Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG

Before the Debate join us for the welcome reception to enjoy drinks and canapes at Blackwell Hall in the Weston Library, whilst catching up with colleagues old and new.

This event is free but please register for catering purposes.

Conference Debate

Monday 25 March 2024, 19:30-20:15
Holywell Music room, located in Wadham College
Wadham College, Holywell St, Oxford OX1 3SB

Motion: “This house believes that oral home treatment with ketamine could be widely and safely used for the treatment of resistant depression”

Speakers for:
Rupert McShane (University of Oxford, UK),
Robert Schoevers (Groningen University, The Netherland)

Speakers against:
Alan Schatzberg (Stanford University, USA) 
Zoe Cormier (Author and Journalist, UK)

Colleen Loo (UNSW Sydney, Australia)

This event is free but please register to secure your place.

Conference Dinner

Tuesday 26 March 2024 
Exeter College, 18:45
Turl Street, Oxford, OX1 3DP

Join us for the Ketamine 2024 conference dinner at Exeter College. We start with pre-dinner drinks (in the Fellow’s Garden if weather permits) before adjourning to one of the most attractive dining halls in Oxford.

Tickets can be purchased during the registration process.

Please contact the Secretariat:

Ketamine 2024 Conference Secretariat
c/o Mosaic Events
Tower House
Mill Lane
Askham Bryan
YO23 3FS

Tel +44 (0) 1904 702165


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