2.917: Dynamic Text conference (233)

Tue, 2 May 89 20:11:47 EDT

Humanist Mailing List, Vol. 2, No. 917. Tuesday, 2 May 1989.

Date: Tue, 02 May 89 11:10:42 EDT
From: Ian Lancashire <IAN@vm.epas.utoronto.ca>
Subject: Dynamic Text May 15 Deadline

This is a reminder that early registration at the 16th ALLC
Conference and 9th ICCH conference at the University of Toronto
June 5--10 ends on May 15th.

ALLC-ICCH89 (The Dynamic Text) has a truly exceptional group
of participants from all over the world. There are eleven keynote
addresses, over 125 speakers in 40 parallel sessions and 4 panels,
4 free workshops, and a large concurrent software-hardware
fair with about 50 exhibitors.

The final programme is found on the Humanist file-server, s.v.
DYNAMTXT CONFRNCE. This is an updated file that supercedes the one
you may already have. As always, to get this file, follow the
instructions contained in your Guide to Humanist.

The price of registration includes two large books of conference
and software-hardware fair extended abstracts, a complimentary
copy of TACT (a text-retrieval system) courtesy of IBM Canada and
the University of Toronto, a reception hosted by IBM Canada at
Stop-33 (the top of the Sutton Place Hotel), a lunch courtesy
of the Government of Ontario and the City of Toronto, and an
excursion to Niagara Falls.

Over twenty 10-hour courses in the Toronto-Oxford Summer School are
also planned in the weeks before (May 29--June 2) and after
(June 12--16 the conference.



May 29--June 2
Course Name Instructor

Interactive Video L. Kowal
WordPerfect 5.0 Martha Parrott
CALL Robert Ariew
CJK Humanities Computing Liu Yongquan & others
Desktop Publishing: Pagemaker Patricia Hood
Writing Theory into Practice Helen Schwartz
Meeting Campus Needs Vicky A. Walsh
HyperCard Geoffrey Rockwell
Meeting School Needs Ronald Ragsdale
Writing with Computer Support Earl Woodruff & others

June 12--16
WordPerfect 5.0 Martha Parrott
Scholarly Publishing Catherine Griffin
Desktop Publishing: PageMaker Patricia Hood
Relational Database Paul Salotti
Programming in SNOBOL4 Susan Hockey
Reader Response Elaine Nardocchio
Computer Tools in Translation Alan Melby
Nota Bene Willard McCarty
Literary & Linguistic Computing Susan Hockey
HyperCard Geoffrey Rockwell
Discourse Dynamics Pierre Maranda



Registration fees for the four-day conference and software fair,
payable (in Canadian dollars) at registration.

ACH, ALLC, COCH/COSH member/speaker $ 225.00
Non-member $ 255.00
Student $ 125.00
Late registration $ 295.00
(after May 15)

Summer School course fees are as follows. Those attending the
Summer School will be encouraged to take more than one course.
Rates for the second and third course will be progressively lower
than that for the first course. A lower fee has been set for the
one-day Advanced Function Workstation (AFW) course.

FULL COURSES 1st 2nd 3rd-8th AFW
course course courses course
Member of ACH,
ALLC, COCH/COSH 175.00 125.00 100.00 75.00
Non-member 200.00 175.00 150.00 100.00
Student 125.00 100.00 75.00 50.00

You may request information for both conference and summer school
or register immediately by telephone on a 24-hour basis. Using a
touch-tone telephone, call North American area code (416)
978--2400. Your call will take about 15 minutes.

Press button 1 if you wish to request detailed information mailed
to you. Ask for The Dynamic Text brochure.

Press button 5 to register immediately or pay by VISA, MasterCard
or cheque.

When prompted, enter the appropriate course number and section
code for association members, non-members, or students.

SCS 3700: Conference and Software Fair
Section 01A ACH, ALLC, COCH/COSH members
Section 02B Non-members
Section 03C Students

SCS 3701: Conference Banquet
Section 01A One person
Section 02B Two persons

If you do not have a touchtone telephone, you may call a
Registration Officer between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm (Toronto
time) at (416) 978--5527.

Information about accommodation, conference schedule, Tools for
Humanists, and the Summer School will be mailed to you
immediately following your registration.

Adults (18 years of age or older) may register in courses
of the School. The registration form must be accompanied by
the applicable fees. Payment may be made by VISA, MasterCard,
money order, cash or cheque made payable to the University of
Toronto in Canadian funds.

The organizers of the event reserve the right to withdraw
courses listed in their publications. Should a course be
withdrawn, registrants will receive a full refund of the fees

A portion of the tuition fee may be refunded only if the School
of Continuing Studies receives from the registrant a written
notice of withdrawal, faxed or post-marked prior to the applicable

By Mail, you may request information by writing to:

Registration Officer
The Dynamic Text Conference
University of Toronto
School of Continuing Studies
158 St. George St.
Toronto, Ont., Canada
M5S 2V8

By FAX, you may request information by transmitting to:

Registration Officer
The Dynamic Text Conference
University of Toronto
School of Continuing Studies
(416) 978--5673

By E-mail, send requests to:

The Dynamic Text Conference




Conference accommodation has been reserved in the Park Plaza and
Westbury Hotels and in University of Toronto student residences.

The Westbury Hotel, 475 Yonge St., Toronto, Ont. M4Y 1X7. Special
group rates are $89 per room, per day, single or double occupancy
(Canadian dollars), plus sales tax of 5%. Reservations must be
made 30 days prior to arrival. The Westbury Hotel is located in
Toronto's busy downtown entertainment and shopping area and is a
pleasant 10-15 minutes' walk from the university. Telephone:
(416) 924--0611. Canada and USA: (800) 387--0647. FAX: (416)
924-5061. Reservations are required no fewer than 30 days prior
to arrival.

The Park Plaza Hotel, 4 Avenue Road, Toronto, Ont. M5R 2E8.
Special group rates are $125 per room, per day, single or double
occupancy (Canadian dollars), plus sales tax of 5%. Reservations
must be made 30 days prior to arrival. The Park Plaza Hotel is
located about 10 minutes' walk north of the university in the
fashionable Yorkville shopping area off Bloor St. West near the
Royal Ontario Museum. Telephone: (416) 924-5471. FAX: (416)
924-4933. Telex: 0622295. Reservations must be received no later
than May 13, 1989.

University of Toronto residences: Whitney Hall (co-ed),
University College, 85 St. George St., Wilson Hall, New College
(women only), and Wetmore Hall, New College (men only). Rates,
including breakfast, are $35 per room, per day (single), or $23
per person, per day (twin: two single beds), in Canadian dollars.
These rates do not include provincial sales tax. Washrooms are
communal; bedding, towels, and soap are provided. Accommodation
cannot be provided for children under age 5. Residences are
about 5 minutes' walk from the conference and summer school
locations. Telephone: (416) 978-8735. Reservations must be
received by April 28, 1989 (to allow time for a confirmation to
be mailed out), together with a non-refundable deposit of one
night's stay per person by certified cheque, money order, or
Visa/Mastercard number. Mail to ALLC-ICCH89 Joint Meeting,
Conference Services, University of Toronto, Room 240, Simcoe
Hall, Toronto, Ont. M5S 1A1.



Air Canada is the official carrier for this event. Call this
toll-free number, 1-800-361-7585, to book through Convention
Central, quoting event number 89-0768, and your reservation
will be confirmed at the lowest possible price. By booking
Air Canada you can bypass construction at Pearson International
Airport, Terminal 1.