[Lingtyp] ALT 2015 Conference: Third Circular

William Croft wcroft at unm.edu
Thu Jun 11 14:28:35 UTC 2015

(Apologies for cross-posting. Please direct inquiries to alt2015 at unm.edu<mailto:alt2015 at unm.edu>, NOT this email address.)


The 11th meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology will be held at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, from August 1st through August 3rd, 2015. The website for the conference is: http://www.unm.edu/~alt2015/
The program has been updated as of June 5; please check the ALT2015 website for the latest version. The abstract booklet is now available as a pdf at the ALT2015 website (under Program). The abstract booklet will be available only as a pdf. We encourage participants to download the abstract booklet before the conference.
EARLY REGISTRATION ENDS MONDAY JUNE 15, 2015! The registration fees are:
Early Registration: US$105 (discounted student rate: US$70)
Late Registration: US$125 (discounted student rate: US$85)
Online registration is available at the ALT2015 website. On-site registration will also be available, with payment by smartphone or by cash.
There will be a reception hosted by John Benjamins Publishing Company on Saturday, August 1st, open to all registered participants. The reception will be held on campus at the Hibben Center from 6 to 8pm.
The conference banquet will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque on Sunday evening, August 2nd. There will be both vegetarian and nonvegetarian options. Tickets for the banquet can be purchased online along with registration. Tickets for the banquet must be purchased by July 29, 2015.
Information for travel and accommodations can be found at the ALT2015 website. The Albuquerque International Sunport code is ABQ, and the airport is served by several major airlines. International passengers can make connections from major international gateway airports in the US.
Visitors to the US from other countries should check if a visa is required and, if so, start the process of applying soon. Official letters of invitation to attend the conference can be requested via our e-mail (alt2015 at unm.edu<mailto:alt2015 at unm.edu>).
Accommodations have been arranged at the Albuquerque Hotel. ALT has arranged a special rate of $109 plus tax. You may book online at http://www.hotelabq.com (there is also a link from the Accommodations page of the ALT2015 website). You should enter 1507ASSOCI in the "Group Code" field. The group rate is available for the nights of July 27th through August 5th. Alternatively, you may book your room by emailingabqreservations at hhandr.com<mailto:emailingabqreservations at hhandr.com>, or phoning (+1) 505-843-6300, 1-800-237-2133 or 1-866-505-7829 (the last two phone numbers are toll free within the US). To obtain the conference rate, mention the Association of Linguistic Typology (block code 1507ASSOCI).
Accommodations are also available at Casas del Rio, which are on-campus apartments. The rate for single rooms is $46.58 per night, and for a shared room (double) the rate is $40.83 per person per night. Linens are provided. Breakfast is available upon purchase of a Lobo Card at $2.50. Accommodation at Casas del Rio can be booked along with registration at the ALT2015 website.

We look forward to seeing you in Albuquerque in August,
The ALT 2015 Local Organizing Committee
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