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Information for Delegates

This page is frequently updated. Please refer back to it immediately prior to booking, and during the two weeks before to the conference itself.

Please Note. The deadline for bookings was mid-night GMT on 12 August 2005. We are no longer taking bookings for ALT-C 2005, and the material below is retained for the information of delegates, and for archive purposes. In case of difficulty please call us during UK working hours on +44 (0)1865 484125 or fax us on +44 (0)1865 484165.


The table below shows the prices for full-conference and single day attendance.

Non-members paying the full-conference registration fee are entitled to 1 year's free membership of ALT, about which ALT will contact you once your registration is confirmed.

Bookings received
Before 1/7/2005   On or after 1/7/2005
Full conference Members of ALT   £310 £370
Non-members   £370 £420
Single day attendance   Members of ALT   £132 £132
Non-members   £195 £195

The closing date for bookings is the Friday, 12th August 2005.

Full conference fees cover attendance at all sessions, food and social events in the evening except for the conference dinner, which will be an extra charge at £45 per head.

Single day attendance fees cover attendance at the sessions in that day, food and social activities for that particular evening and the option to attend the night prior. There will be an extra charge for the conference dinner at £45 per head for those single day delegates wishing to attend.

Please note: the conference dinner is now full. Please email the ALT office should you wish to be added to the waiting list.

Accommodation is not included in the fees above but available at an extra cost through ALT's online booking service:

Single Ensuite (Halls) - £40 single rate per night;
Single Ensuite (Weston Conference Centre Hotel) - £67 single rate per night;
Double Ensuite (Weston Conference Centre Hotel) - £80 double rate per night.

Please note: The Weston Conference Centre Hotel is now fully booked for any delegates wanting hotel accommodation. Single ensuite rooms in Halls are still available though. As an alternative, please refer to the section below with regard to booking off-campus accommodation.

ALT can only guarantee accommodation in Halls up to and including the 12th August 2005.

Off-campus accommodation

If you prefer to stay off-campus, a varied selection of hotel accommodation has been arranged by ALT through First Option and is available nearby, at preferential rates. This is separate from the ALT Conference registration service. We strongly recommend that this type of accommodation is booked after your place at the conference has been confirmed.

Delegates can also avail of many other services available through First Option. These include:

- Flights
- Trains
- Theatre Tickets
- Restaurant Bookings

For this option further details, including prices, can be found at the First Option website.

Closing date for bookings

The closing date for bookings was Friday 12 August 2005.

Cancellation and substitution policy

Cancellations made on or before Friday, 5 August 2005 will be subject to a £60 cancellation charge. Cancellations made after Friday, 5 August 2005 will not receive a refund. Substitutions are allowable if made in writing before Friday, 19 August 2005.

Conference packs

All delegates will receive on arrival a copy of the Proceedings of ALT-C 2005, a conference programme, a delegate list, the conference abstracts, and a guide to conference facilities, the exhibition, and local information.

We will also send information by email to delegates in advance of the conference, and, from around mid June 2005 onwards, update this page with conference specific information for delegates.




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