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Registration and directions

The event is free for speakers - please use the speaker registration form

The cost for delegates is £20 (full) or £10 (students/unwaged) - please use the delegate registration form

The delegate fee covers lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

There are 25 delegate places available.

Getting to the University of Warwick
It is worth pointing out to people who are visiting for the first time that the University is not in Warwick town - it is on the outskirts of Coventry, and Coventry is the nearest mainline train station. Here are campus maps and other information.

The workshop venue is IAS (Institute for Advanced Studies), Millburn House, between Millburn Road and Kirby Corner Road, just next to Warwick's main campus - further information and directions here.

There are frequent buses to campus from Coventry city centre, Coventry train station and Leamington Spa, and taxis take about 20 minutes (£12) from Coventry train station.

We can arrange visitor parking at the workshop venue for speakers and chairs; it is limited and needs to be arranged in advance, so please indicate on your registration form if you need parking.

There is also parking for permit holders at the venue, and pay-and-display parking nearby, off Kirby Corner Road. car parking information and map

Overnight accommodation will be provided free of charge for Speakers and Chairs - please indicate if you need accommodation on the registration form.

Other participants will need to book their own overnight accommodation if required. The University's conference centres charges around £95+VAT B&B per night. More modestly priced options may be available locally via one of the hotel booking sites, AirBnB or

For delegates staying overnight, the conference centre restaurants charges around £30 per head for dinner (needs to be booked in advance) or much less if combined with overnight accommodation. There are also more modestly priced eating options available nearby, including bar meals at the conference centres and on-campus restaurants and pubs.


Please feel free to get in touch with the workshop convenor G dot Pizzoni at warwick dot ac dot uk or the administrator Sheilagh dot Holmes at warwick dot ac dot uk if you require any further assistance.


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