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Wed May 19 1999

Confs: Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar

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  1. grover, HPSG99: Taking Registrations Now

Message 1: HPSG99: Taking Registrations Now

Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 12:09:45 +0100
From: grover <>
Subject: HPSG99: Taking Registrations Now


		 6th International Conference on
		 Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
 University of Edinburgh

			 August 4-6, 1999

The 6th International Conference on HPSG will be held at the
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 4th to 6th 1999, hosted
by the Human Communication Research Centre and the Department of

The following message contains information about registration and
accommodation. The same information and an online booking form can be
accessed from our website at




 Full Student
Early registration (before June 23rd 1999) \16345 \16325
Late and on-site registration \16355 \16335


The registration fee covers the cost of the conference, the conference
party and coffee and tea at breaks. It does not include lunch. (But
there are plenty of restaurants and sandwich bars close to the
conference venue).

Please assist us by registering before June 23rd, especially if you
wish to book accommmodation through us. You can register and book
accommodation by filling out the online registration form which can be
accessed from our website at (If
you do not have web access, please email us directly at We will process late registrations up until
21st July although we may not be able to assist with accommodation at
such a late date. There will be on-site registration on Wednesday
August 4th at the conference venue: 

Newhaven Lecture Theatre
University Conference and Training Centre
15 South College Street
Edinburgh EH8 9AA

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Edinburgh will be at the height of the tourist season in August with the
Edinburgh Fringe starting on August 8th and the Edinburgh International
Festival starting on August 15th. Accommodation will be very scarce and we
therefore urge participants to register early and arrange accommodation as
soon as possible. We have managed to reserve limited numbers of rooms of the
following kinds for the nights of 3rd, 4th and 5th August:

 * Pollock Halls of Residence
 Holyrood Park Road (University of Edinburgh student accommodation).
 \16323.00 per night including breakfast.
 These are single study/bedrooms with a wash-hand basin, with an
 adequate ratio of shared WCs and showers in each corridor/wing. The
 Pollock Halls are in landscaped gardens close to Arthur's Seat,
 Holyrood Park and the Commonwealth Pool and fitness centre. It is a
 brief (15 minutes) walk from the conference venue, and frequent buses
 to and from the city centre pass close by. Breakfast is served in the
 refectory in the John MacIntyre Building where there is also a cash
 machine, shop and bar.
 * Fleming House
 7 Richmond Place
 Single \16329.50 per night, Double \16355.00 per night for room and
 Fleming House is located 5 minutes from the conference venue and the
 central university campus, with lots of shops and restaurants nearby.
 All rooms are double-bedded and en-suite with TV, mini-fridge and
 phone. The complex is run by the University Accommodation Services and
 is designed for use during term-time by visiting lecturers, examiners
 etc. Please note that all rooms in Fleming House are non-smoking.
 * Jury's Inn Hotel
 43 Jeffrey Street
 Edinburgh EH1 1DG
 Tel +44 131 200 3300, Fax +131 200 0400
 3-star, Single \16355.00 per night, Double \16362.00 per night for room and
 These rooms are ensuite with modem socket, TV, radio, hairdryers etc.
 The hotel is in the centre of the city, 10 minutes from the conference
 venue and close to the main railway and bus stations, Princes Street,
 High Street and the castle.

If you wish to reserve a room please indicate your choice(s) on the
accommodation section of the online registration form at our website
at We will email you to
confirm availability/discuss alternatives. When we make a reservation we
will add a deposit of one night's accommodation to your registration

OTHER ACCOMMODATION: The registration page at our website contains
information about other accommodation including hotels, guest houses
and hostels. Certain hotels can be booked through HPSG99 at special
rates though availability cannot be guaranteed.
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