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Registration may be made on the online booking form or on a hardcopy form downloaded as a rich text format (RTF) or a postscript file. Please complete the form fully, and legibly, and return it to: 

 Mrs. Jill Edwards 
 VG99 Secretariat 
 Department of Computer Science 
 University of Wales Swansea 
 Swansea SA2 8PP 
 United Kingdom 

 Phone: +44 1792 295393;
 Fax: +44 1792 295708;

Every participant (including session chair-persons, speakers, etc.) must complete a form.  


Reduced rates are offered to students and those whose payments are received by the Workshop secretariat before 1 March 1999. The fee rates (including two-night accommodation) are listed below, and all rates are in UK pounds. 
Payment Received Standard Rate Students Rate
On or Before 1 March 1999 £350.00 £260.00
After 1 March 1999 £385.00 £295.00
The standard registration fee for the two-day Workshop covers: 

  • Delegate’s pack
  • Workshop preprint
  • Book published for the Workshop due Autumn 1999
  • Two night campus accommodation (en-suite single room and breakfast)
  • Buffet reception on 23 March 1999
  • Conference dinner on 24 March 1999
  • Lunches on 24 and 25 March 1999
  • Refreshments during breaks
  • Coaches to buffet reception and conference dinner
  • Coaches to Swansea railway and coach stations (departure at 18:00 on 25 March 1999)
  • Administrative costs
The student registration rate for the two-day Workshop covers the same amount as the standard rate except the book published for the Workshop. Any application for the student rate must be accompanied by a statement from the student’s academic institution to certify the full status of the student. 

Travelling expenses, extra night of accommodation, meals (other than those explicitly listed), and additional social events are not covered by these fees. 


Buffet reception £15.00 per person 
Conference dinner £20.00 per person 


University Campus Halls are situated close to the Workshop venue. Guests will certainly start the day in the right frame of mind waking up to breathtaking views of Swansea Bay and surrounding parkland. The Workshop has reserved a number of  bedrooms with en-suite facilities, which will be allocated on the first come first served basis. Bed linen, towels and soap are provided. The rates for each extra night including breakfast is £28 per single room. There are also a limited number of twin rooms available in the Campus, and the rate is £47 per room per night (i.e. £19 supplement per room per night). 

Swansea Marriott (****) is a superbly located modern hotel, overlooking Swansea Bay and the bright, busy marina, within walking distance to the city centre. It offers guests fine restaurant & bar, satellite TV, tea and coffee tray and its own indoor leisure club. Free car parking. The rate for conference delegates is £91 per room per night including breakfast. 

Information about other types of accommodation can be obtained from the Workshop Secretariat, or from Swansea Information Centre, Singleton Street, Swansea SA1 3QG, UK; Tel: +44 1792 468321. 


All payments must be made in Sterling (UK pounds) drawn on a UK bank. Please make your international bankers draft or cheque payable to 

 Deptartment Computer Science, U. W. Swansea 

UK participants may alternatively request to be invoiced by quoting a purchase order number. 

Please remember to include your name and reference “VG99” with the payment! 

We can accept major credit cards upon special requests. Please indicate this method on your booking form, and give your credit card details to Mrs Jill Edwards directly.


Substitutions may be made any time before 19 March 1999. A registered delegate who becomes unable to attend may nominate a substitute for the Workshop. Cancellations can only be accepted if the Workshop Secretariat is formally informed before 19 March 1999. A 20% administration and handling charge will be deducted from any fees refunded. 

Note that this advance programme is open to minor changes. The Programme Committee reserve the right to make such changes (when necessary) without notice. 

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