Annual Conference Booking Information
Online booking is now available for credit/debit card payments. You may request an invoice if you prefer but please note that a purchase order number is required.
Please select the appropriate form to register online.
NB - students are entitled to free registration, but we recommend that you use the card payment form in case you wish to pay for any extras such as tickets for social events.
Take advantage of the Early Bird Booking Rates to save £10 per day on the standard registration fees. Bookings must be made before 6 January 2014
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Valid until 6 January 2014
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The deadline for Annual Conference registrations is 24 March 2014.
Attendance at Conference is by pre-registration only
Your registration fee includes refreshments, buffet lunch and full access to lectures, workshops, forums, the exhibition and day-time receptions.
Please note: accommodation must be booked separately.
Free student registration
Free registration is available to all full-time and PGCE students. Please supply proof of your student status, e.g. photocopy of your NUS card, with your completed booking form. Online booking for students is available but proof of status will be required by email, fax or post. Bookings may not be processed without this proof. Please note: student registration does not include lunch, however there are several outlets where you can purchase food.
Information for Overseas Delegates
The Geographical Association welcomes delegates from outside the UK. Please note full payment prior to Conference must be made by all overseas participants. This can made online using a credit/debit card or by sending an international bankers draft in Pounds Sterling. We regret that we are unable to issue an Invitation Letter to participants outside the UK.
This year's chosen charity
Every year the GA donates a portion of the Annual Conference and Exhibition delegate fees to a charitable organisation chosen by the current GA President. This year we will contribute £1 per paying delegate to Barnado’s.
Barnardo's is the UK’s leading children’s charity, addressing today’s pressing social issues in local communities. A key focus is our work with young carers, who take on adult responsibilities looking after a sick parent. They spend their days cooking, cleaning, shopping, paying the bills and providing medical/emotional support – they don’t have time for a childhood. Barnardo’s runs fifteen services across the UK where young carers can share their experiences and take comfort from knowing that they aren’t alone.
A limited number of rooms are available at the Holiday Inn through Conference Search with rates starting from £90.
A coach service will operate between these hotels and the University during Conference.
You can also find your own accommodation on the Visit Surrey website.
Advance booking for social events
In addition to the main Conference programme, a number of social events will take place on the Monday and Tuesday evenings which need to be booked in advance. This year's events include the annual Conference Dinner, a Brewery Tour and Pizza Making. Further information is available on the Events page.
Pre-booking is also required for the free public lecture and awards presentations taking place on the afternoon of Monday 14 April.
Places at all of these events can be reserved on the conference booking form.
Official 2014 Conference Sponsors
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