FAQ for 2013 Conference

Q. Do I need to be member of the Royal Economic Society to submit a paper or attend the conference?

A. No, but members receive reduced Conference rates as well as other benefits. You can join the society here. You can get information about, and/or pay the conference fees, here.

Q. Will there be a Special Session for Young Talent at the Conference?

A. Yes. The Young Talent Special Session will be organized by the Programme Chair and his Deputy. This will be a session in which three of the most promising junior researchers/young faculty will have the opportunity to present their work.

Q. How do I get to Egham?

A: Royal Holloway's main campus is in Surrey, just 19 miles from central London. Detailed information on how to get to the campus can be found here.

Q. Will there be child care facilities at the Conference?

A. Royal Holloway provides a holiday play-scheme called Holloway’s Heroes. It will be possible to enroll children for a few days, depending on availability. The cost is approximately £24 per day for children aged between 4 and 12. For more information click here. There is also a crèche located on campus, called Nature’s Nursery. You should contact them directly about child-care for children under the age of 4. For more information click here.

Q. What are the local attractions?

A. As well as having central London on its doorstep, Egham is close to famous attractions such as Windsor Park, Lego Land and the historic town of Windsor, which is home to Windsor Castle. There are also many pubs and restaurants nearby.

Q. Will there be Wifi on campus?

A. Yes

Q: I need a visa to attend the RES 2013, and I need a formal invitation letter from the RES in order to apply for one. How do I get such a letter?

A: Please contact the local conference organiser, Philip Neary, at RES2013@rhul.ac.uk and he will organise the invitation letter for for you.

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