Key dates and deadlines
The conference will take place from Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016, with workshops and an opening event and drinks reception on Tuesday 30 August 2016. The following dates are tentative and subject to change - please check back regularly.
Conference organisers confirm acceptance of sessions & papers
Early April 2016
Conference organisers will formally confirm acceptance of papers for the conference. Delegates may request letters of acceptance to make funding applications. Conference organisers will begin timetabling the programme.
Session organisers should convey planning information to participants in their sessions, for example length of time they can speak for, any special arrangements. Session organisers should also supply any special requirements to conference organisers.
Conference organisers will separately confirm acceptance of papers for 'open' sessions and organise papers into themed sessions within the conference programme.
Provisional conference programme available
Provisional conference programme shared. Session organisers and presenting authors are invited to make corrections and request final changes to titles and abstracts - requests should be emailed to AC2016@rgs.org by Friday 8 July 2016.
Deadline for early-bird (reduced rate) registration
Friday 10 June 2016
All those listed on the conference programme (for example; chairs, panellists, discussants, presenting authors and so on) should be registered by this date.
Final conference programme announced
Monday 11 July 2016
Final conference programme published on conference website. Session organisers, authors and presenters may make later changes on the website, but not in the programme book. Room allocations are made and announced in early July 2016.
The last date for changes to the printed programme (titles, authors, abstracts) is Friday 8 July 2016. Changes may be made to the online programme at any time up to and during the conference.
AC2016 conference takes place
The conference will take place from Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016, with workshops and an opening event and drinks reception on Tuesday 30 August 2016.