Lexicom – an intensive workshop in lexicography and lexical computing

basic information

dates: 11 to 15 September 2018 (Tuesday – Saturday)

location: Cambridge, United Kingdom

organizer: Lexical Computing

registration limit: 30 participants

programme

Have a look at the sample programme. A final programme, reflecting developments in the field, will be published later.

lecturers and invited speakers

The course will be led by Michael Rundell, Miloš Jakubíček and Vojtěch Kovář.

The programme will include a guest lecture by a well-known corpus linguist Ramesh Krishnamurthy.

venue

The Workshop will be held in Jesus College, part of the University of Cambridge. The college is over 500 years old, and is situated a short walk from the city centre. Some of its buildings are even older than the college itself, which was founded on the site of a medieval priory.

included in the fee

The fee includes 1-year access to Sketch Engine, tuition, 5 lunches and refreshments during coffee breaks. Accommodation can be reserved during the registration. The participants are responsible for their travel expenses and other costs.

reduced rates

The participant must register and pay on 5 June 2018 at the latest to qualify for the early bird discount. Participants from these countries qualify for the low-income country discount.

group discount

Participants from the same institution or company will receive a 30 % discount for the second and any additional participant.

Feesearly bird (offer expires on 5 June)standard rate (valid from 6 June)
regular participant1,320 GBP1,680 GBP
regular participant
low-income country
870 GBP1,150 GBP
student870 GBP1,150 GBP
student
low-income country
570 GBP750 GBP

all prices include UK VAT

cancellations

Cancellations received before 15 June 2018 will be refunded in full, minus the cost of GBP 25 processing fee. Cancellations received between 16 June 2018 and 31 July 2018 will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee of the registration costs. No refunds are generally made for cancellations received after 1 August 2018 except in very special and unforeseen circumstances. All cancellations must be sent in writing via e-mail to info@lexicom.courses. The organizers reserve the right to cancel the event before 1 April 2018, in which case participants who have already registered will be entitled to a full refund.

Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

accommodation

Rooms (with breakfast) will be available in the college. Accommodation is not included in the price and can be reserved in the registration form. Participants can also decide to book accommodation themselves.

accommodation options & prices

Chapel Court
Single Ensuite, including breakfast
GBP  75.96 per night
GBP 379.80 for 5 nights (Monday – Saturday)

West Court B&B
Single Shared Facilities, including breakfast
GBP 52.92 per night
GBP 264.6 for 5 nights (Monday – Saturday)

These accommodation options can be selected in the registration form.

All prices include VAT.

travel information

Cambridge is easy to reach from all London airports. To find your bus/coach or train, check the airport websites. The journey time is between 30 mins and 2h30mins depending on the airport and the mode of transport.

Search for trains on National Rail or use National Express for bus/coach connections.

Airport information

London Stansted (50 km)
50 min by direct train from the airport
direct buses between the airport and Cambridge

London Luton (70 km)
direct buses between the airport and Cambridge
trains from London Luton Parkway Station via London King’s Cross Station

London Heathrow (120 km), London Gatwick (150 km)
direct buses between the airports and Cambridge
trains via London

London City Airport (90 km)
buses and trains from London

London Southend Airport (120 km)
check the airport website

Questions

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