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64th IFLA General Conference
Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 16 - August 21, 1998
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Registration & Hotel Reservation
The registration fee covers:
For delegatesName badge * Admission to all sessions * All available conference papers * Admission to the exhibition * Opening and Closing Sessions * All receptions * Professional visits to Libraries * Sightseeing tour on Saturday, August 22
Accompanying personsName badge * Admission to Exhibition * Accompanying persons programme (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) * Opening Session * All receptions * Professional visits to Libraries * Sightseeing tour on Saturday, August 22.
ConfirmationYour registration will be confirmed by Congrex Holland bv. If you have not received a confirmation letter six weeks after dispatching your registration, please contact Congrex Holland bv. A final confirmation will be sent to you four weeks prior to the conference. This confirmation letter must be presented upon arrival at the pre-registration desk ( the ĎPAIDí desk) if the account has been settled or at the unsettled account-desk (the ĎNON-PAIDí desk) if a balance is still due.
Cancellations and RefundsNotification of cancellation and refund requests must be submitted before June 1, 1998 in writing to the Conference Secretariat, Congrex Holland bv. The fee for cancellations received before June 1, 1998 is NLG 150. For cancellations after June 1, 1998 no refunds will be given.
General Hotel InformationReservations can be made for the major hotels in various categories. On the hotel booking form you are requested to indicate the hotel category and whether you prefer your hotel to be within walking distance from the congress centre or in the city centre. The Conference Secretariat reserves the right to book another hotel should the desired accommodation be fully booked.
Room ReservationsYour reservation will be handled as soon as the hotel booking form together with the hotel room deposit of NLG 450 or NLG 300 depending on the category requested is received by the Conference Secretariat. Participants are advised to reserve hotel rooms well in advance, as rooms cannot be guaranteed after May 15, 1998.
Hotel DepositIn order to make a reservation a hotel deposit of NLG 450 or NLG 300 will have to be paid in advance to the Conference Secretariat. The hotel deposit will be deducted from the hotel bill upon presentation of the participantís personal hotel voucher, which will be given to you in Amsterdam upon registration.
Cancellation and refundsIf you cancel your reservation, the hotel deposit will be refunded only if notification of cancellation is received in writing by the Conference Secretariat before May 15, 1998. On the other hand, if the Conference Secretariat has not received your hotel deposit by May 15, 1998, your reservation will, regretfully, have to be cancelled. All reservations will be handled on a first come, first serve basis. If you have to cancel after the deadline, your hotel deposit will be refunded only if the hotel can re-allocate your room. Please do not contact the hotel directly as all reservations are handled by the Conference Secretariat.
ConfirmationWithin six weeks after receipt of your hotel deposit, you will receive a confirmation of your hotel reservation including name, address of your hotel and costs per night.
Hotel VoucherYour hotel voucher will be handed over to you upon registration at the Congress. You do not need your hotel voucher to check in at your hotel. Your hotel reservation is confirmed on your registration confirmation letter. When you check out of the hotel, the hotel deposit will be deducted from the bill upon presentation of the hotel voucher.
Hotel Categories and Prices
Payment of Registration and Hotel DepositPayment in Dutch Guilders (NLG) should be made in advance by: