COLING•ACL 2006 Conference Registration

Pre-conference REGISTRATION is now CLOSED.

You may still register onsite at the pre-conference workshops and tutorials, or the main conference, at onsite fees.

Coling/ACL2006 will be held in Sydney, Australia, from 17th–21st July 2006, with tutorials on July 16, workshops on July 22-23, and co-located events on July 15-16 and July 22-23.

The main Conference Venue is the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, from the Welcoming Cocktails on the evening of Sunday 16 July, thru Friday 21 July.
Workshops, Tutorials and Co-located Events will be held at the University of Technology, Sydney – just a short walk or monorail ride from the Convention Centre - on the weekends of 15-16 July and 22-23 July.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrations may be cancelled in writing without penalty until 1st July 2006. After that date a $A77.00 administration fee will apply. Substitute delegates are acceptable at any time.

For further information, see the following links:

NOTES

Note 1: Booking of travel and accommodation facilities will be done separately – see Accommodation.
Note 2: Please don’t forget you will generally require a VISA to get into Australia.

Visa Information

Most conference delegates will apply for a Business Activities Visa, your partners / accompanying children may apply for a Visitors Visa. Both types of visa are generally valid for a 3 months stay. For delegates from the 34 ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) approved countries listed below, you do NOT need to ask the Secretariat for a letter of invitation.

Andorra
Austria
Belgium
Brunei
Canada
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong (SAR)
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Malta
Monaco
The Netherlands
Norway
Portugal
San Marino, Republic of
Singapore
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan*
UK - British Citizen or
UK - British National (Overseas)
USA
Vatican City



Citizens of other countries need to request a letter of invitation from the Secretariat, and present it to either the Office of Australian Visa Services or the Australian High Commission in your Country, and apply for a 456 Business or Visitor Short Stay Visa for Australia.

Please read this document for full information: visa-info.pdf

If you need an official attendance invitation in order to apply for a visa, please email the Conference Secretariat at acl@welldone.com.au with your full contact details, and an invitation will be despatched immediately.

DO NOT DELAY - it could take quite a time to process visa applications in your country.

The online booking facility via the LIDO Group will ensure that you know about the visa requirements, and keep track of those who have their visas.