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University Place, The University of Manchester - Thursday 7 - Saturday 9 April 2016

Registration

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:

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NB – full-time and PGCE 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.

If you would prefer to register by post, please complete the printable booking form and return it to Lucy Oxley at GA HQ.

Registration fees

The deadline for Annual Conference registrations is 18 March 2016.

Join the GA now to take advantage of the members' rate!

Registration rates (GBP) 8 April 9 April Both days
Personal/Group member 99.00 77.00 139.00
Concessionary member 79.00 67.00 119.00
Full-time/PGCE student Free Free Free
Non-member 169.00 127.00 271.00

Global Learning Pathway – pay with your e-credits

GLP Partner Schools can use e-credits to pay for this course. Visit the GLP website for further information.

The Global Learning pathway will offer suggestions and resources for developing a global perspective in the classroom.

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.

Bring along a postcard

Why not engage with the Conference theme of making geographical connections by brining a postcard from where you live? Locate your hometown on the wall display and see the growing connections the GA has facilitated through the event.

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.

Accommodation

A limited number of rooms are available through the Visit Manchester Accommodation Booking Service with rates starting from £73. Reservations can be made online until 10 March 2016. For all accommodation enquiries please email the Visit Manchester Accommodation Booking Team or call them on 0161 238 4563 / 4514.

Alternatively, you can find accommodation on the Visit Manchester website. The site allows you to search for luxury and budget hotels and B&Bs across Manchester.

Advance booking for social events

In addition to the main Conference programme, a number of social events will take place on the Thursday and Friday evenings which need to be booked in advance. This year's events include the annual Conference Dinner, wine tasting, a comedy evening and Conference TeachMeet. 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 Thursday 7 April.

Places at all of these events can be reserved on the conference booking form.

First time at the GA Annual Conference?

From collecting free resources and choosing the right workshop to sharing ideas over a beer, these Top Tips will help you make the most of your first time at Conference.

Take a look at what happens at Conference and hear what delegates have to say about it below.

Geographical Association Annual Conference from Geographical Association on Vimeo.

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 Dogs for Good.

Dogs for Good is an innovative charity, exploring ways dogs can help people overcome specific challenges and enrich and improve lives and communities.

Official 2016 Conference Sponsors









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3 Comments

Amy Forbes

Amy Forbes GA Member

Good afternoon,

I have just registered as student to attend the conference. I was wondering to whom I should send my proof of student status?

Cheers,

Amy Forbes

Guest

Peter Namphande Guest

High. I have just registered for the conference as a student. Should i expect any communication confirming my registration? And how do i send proof of my status as a student?

Lucy Oxley

Lucy Oxley GA Staff

Dear Peter

A confirmation letter and badge will follow in the post this week. Please email proof of your student status to loxley@geography.org.uk

Thanks
Lucy

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