Registration is now open You can register here. After registration you should receive a confirmation e-mail. If you do not, please get in touch with the committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
There will be three registration periods (Early, Late and Final) each with a different fee (see table below).
A concessionary rate will be available for students and unsalaried persons wishing to attend the conference.
The registration fee includes:
- Meeting materials
- Admission to the Welcome Reception on Thursday night (17th January)
- Coffee breaks
Lunch will be available at the conference venue (St John's College) for an additional cost: £10/day. Lunch needs to be booked during registration (there will be an option to buy lunch for one or both days); purchase of lunch at St John's on the day will not be available. Lunch includes a variety of sandwiches (two rounds) and a selection of fruits.
If you do not wish to purchase the lunch option, there are a number of shops near the conference venue where sandwiches, salads and other light snacks and refreshments can be purchased.
The Conference Dinner will take place on Friday (18th) night at Peterhouse, Cambridge's oldest college (see information below). The dinner is not included in the registration fee. There are approximately 80 places available. There are two prices for the three-course dinner:
- £44, which includes a pre-dinner glass of bubbly and three glasses of red or white wine during the meal; OR
- £35 for the meal without beverages (water will be available free of charge).
During registration for lunch and/or dinner please specify if you have any special dietary requirements.
The Conference Dinner will be held at Peterhouse, Cambridge's oldest college (founded 1284), on the night of Friday the 18th of January at 7:00pm. The three-course meal will be served in Peterhouse's Hall, which was completed in 1290 and has been in continuous use by Fellows and students for over 700 years, making it the oldest collegiate building in Cambridge.
Image reproduced with permission from Peterhouse.
There are 31 colleges in Cambridge, many of which offer rooms during the University's vacation months and at other times during the year. You can check availability here.
In addition, several hotels and 'Bed and Breakfasts' are located near the Conference's venue (Magdalene College). More information on accommodation and online booking can be found on the Visit Cambridge web site.
Located little more than an hour northeast of London, Cambridge is easily reached by public transport or motorway.
The nearest airport is London Stansted, followed by London Heathrow. There are frequent trains between Cambridge and Stansted, and the journey takes approximately 30 minutes. From Heathrow, you can take an express train to Paddington Station or the tube (Picadilly Line) to King's Cross Station in London and find trains to Cambridge, for a total journey time of approximately 1.5-2 hours.
Cambridge can be reached via rail from most major cities in the UK. The station is approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the Conference venues. For those preferring not to walk, there are regular buses to the city centre as well as a taxi rank directly outside the station.
By Car or Bus
The M11 and A14 are the nearest major motorways. Please consult the university map for detailed driving directions. There is disabled parking available so please let us know if you will need a space reserved.
The bus station on Emmanuel Street is a 10-minute walk away from the Conference's venue (The Old Divinity School, St John's College). You can find further information about the local bus routes here.