Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about Translation 2024.
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When is the DPUK Translation 2024 conference?
Thursday 18th and Friday 19th April 2024.
What are the start and finish times of the conference?
The pre-conference ECR Workshop starts at 10am and finish at 12 noon GMT on Thursday 18th April 2024.
The main conference will begin at 1.15pm on Thursday 18 April 2024. We will be able to register from 11.30am. The main conference will close at 5.pm that day, followed by a drinks reception until 6pm.
The main conference continues on Friday 19 April at 9am, and finishes at 5.20pm GMT
Where is the conference?
The Translation 2024 event will take place at CONGRESS CONFERENCE CENTRE, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS.
I am an Early Career Researcher (ECR) - do I have to pay full price?
The special ECR price to attend is £50 GBP. ECRs are very welcome to attend the pre-conference ECR workshop and also submit an abstract. If this is accepted you will be invited to produce either a Poster or a Flash Talk . Prizes will be given to the best posters and Lightning Talk presentations as agreed by the judges.
How do I get to the venue?
The Congress Conference Centre is at 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS
Tel: 020 7467 1318
Nearest Underground station: Tottenham Court Road
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Is there accommodation close by?
We will provide travel and accommodation details soon.
Who are the main speakers at the event?
We are delighted to announce that our key note speakers are Professor Charlotte Teunissen and Professor David Bennett. Further information will be updated soon.
Is there an Early Career Researcher (ECR) event?
Yes, we have an Early Career Researcher event on the morning of Thursday 18th April 2024. Details.
Is the conference available online/virtually?
Due to the highly collaborative and 'workshop-like' nature of the event, Translation 2024 will only be in-person. We will be recording the event and selected talks will be available to watch online after the conference.
How do I pay for my place at the conference?
At the end of the registration process, you will find details of how to pay.
Is there a deadline for payment?
Registration will close on 18th March 2024.
Will I be able to get a copy of the presentations?
Each speak will be asked to make their presentations available to share after the event, but as this is at the discretion of the speaker, we cannot guarantee all will be available.
I can no longer attend - can I appoint a colleague to attend in my place?
This will be at the discretion of the event organisation team. If your circumstances change, please let us know as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I amend my booking after completion?
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I am a speaker at one of the sessions, can I bring someone else along free of charge with me?
Unfortunately, only one place per speaker is complimentary.
I am a speaker at one of the sessions, do I need to register?
Although speakers have complimentary places, for security and capacity reasons all attendees must register.
What is your cancellation and refund policy?
The cancellation and refund policy for online ticket purchases (both Standard and ECR) will be in line with the University of Oxford's Online Sales Systems Terms and Conditions. To summarise the relevant paragraphs in Section 7, we aim to refund the following proportions of the balance of the conference fee:
- Cancellation more than 2 weeks before the start date: 100%
- Cancellation 1-2 weeks before the start date: 50%.
- Cancellation less than 1 week before the start date: 0%
Is there WiFi available at the venue?
Yes, you will be given the WiFi network access details when you arrive at The Congress Centre.
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