Online Booking Form

How to book

Please complete the Booking Form and return it to the Symposium Secretariat. This will secure your place, providing space is available. Your place will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment. Early Bird registrations must be received by 29 July, 2005. Thereafter full payments must be received by 3 October, 2005. Neither delegates nor accompanying persons will be registered in Prague without prior payment of all monies.

Delegate Fee includes
  • Admission to all Symposium sessions
  • All official 12th Symposium publications and other documents
  • 12th Symposium Session Papers
  • Summary of Current Readership Research
  • Brunch on Sunday 23 October, lunches/coffee breaks during Working Sessions
  • The Gala Dinner, Welcome Reception and any official sponsored drinks
Date Booked Up to 29 July, 2005 30 July, 2005 and after


€ Euros € Euros
Delegate Fee 1,800 2,000
For costs in Sterling (GBP) and US Dollars, please contact the Secretariat –
Accommodation Package

Accommodation will be principally in the Prague Marriott Hotel, subject to availability, where the Symposium will take place.

These accommodation rates include Symposium Breakfast and local taxes


Up to 29 July, 2005 30 July, 2005 and after
€ Euros € Euros
4 Nights Package 1,040 1,040
Extra Night 260 260

These rates apply only to reservations booked through the Symposium office and paid for by 30 September, 2005 and providing space is available.

We have a limited number of more basic rooms available at another hotel. Please email the Secretariat if you are interested in one of these.

Accompanying Person’s Package
This includes the following :
  • Accommodation, if sharing with registered delegate at the Prague Marriott Hotel, or other hotel booked by the Secretariat
  • Symposium Breakfast
  • Welcome Brunch to meet other accompanying persons
  • The Gala dinner, Welcome Reception and any sponsored drinks
Please note that this Package does not entitle attendance at any Symposium session, coffee breaks or lunches
These accommodation rates include a buffet breakfast and taxes
Accompanying Persons € Euros
4 Nights Package 350
Extra Night 20


When you have calculated the amount you need to pay, please choose your Method of Payment and, if appropriate, send the payment/credit card number to the Secretariat. Upon receipt of the automated Booking Form, the Secretariat will check your requirements and issue an invoice, (receipted if payment has been received). It is essential that you quote your name when making bank transfers. We accept credit card payments via Mastercard or Visa.


Please read item 6 on the Conditions of Booking on the back of this Booking Form, for applicable charges for cancellations and substitutions. Please note that these charges will be levied.

Conditions of Booking

Please read these carefully before registering.



Prague Marriott Hotel, V Celnici 8, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic, 23-26 October, 2005
  1. Ipsos UK Ltd and KMR Group, (The Agents), act solely in the capacity of Agent and not as Principal when making arrangements for transportation and accommodation. All tickets and arrangements made by The Agents for transport and/or accommodation are made upon the express condition that they will not be liable for damage, loss, injury, accident, delay or irregularity which occurs by reason of any act or default committed by any other person or Company in carrying out the transport and/or accommodation arrangements.
  2. The Agents accept no responsibility for loss, inconvenience or additional expenses incurred due to delays or changes in transportation, accommodation or other services arising out of war, threat of war, terrorism, weather, industrial action or any other event outside their control. If any such event shall occur and consequently the arrangements for the accommodation have to be materially modified or cancelled, The Agents will use their best endeavours to make acceptable alternative arrangements and/or obtain a refund of any sum already paid, but they can accept no further liability by them in respect of any cancellation or modification of the arrangements.
  3. Providing space is available, a delegate may reserve a place at the Symposium by completing, signing and sending the Booking Form together with the appropriate Fee to the Symposium Secretariat. The booking is confirmed when the appropriate fee has been received. The Secretariat reserves the right to refuse an application for a place at the Symposium. In the event of the booking not being accepted, the Fee will be refunded.
  4. Amounts will be invoiced in € Euros, £ Sterling or US$ dollars as chosen by the delegate. For method of payment, please refer to the Booking Form and How to Book section overleaf. Credit card payments can be accepted in € Euros, US$, and Sterling amounts. Neither delegates nor accompanying persons will be admitted to any session or social event without prior payment of all monies owing. Accompanying persons will not be admitted to any working sessions of the Symposium.
  5. The Agents reserve the right to levy a surcharge in the event of (a) the € Euro appreciating by more than 2% against Sterling (using the rate according to The Financial Times) after 1 June, 2005 and date of payment, and (b) any adverse changes in the rate of Czech Republic local taxes on local goods and services in Prague, changed through Government legislation. It is hoped that this will not be necessary
  6. Cancellation by the delegate must be made in writing to the Symposium Secretariat at Ipsos UK. Cancellation fees will be charged in accordance with the scale below :
    in writing by:
    Amount of cancellation charge
    (Shown as % of TOTAL amount payable)
    5 August, 200525%
    5 September, 200550%
    30 September, 200575%
    In the event that it is necessary for a delegate to cancel 14 days or more prior to the event, it is possible a substitute may attend for which an administration fee of € Euros 20 is payable. The Symposium Secretariat must be informed of the name of any substitute who will be subject to all other Conditions of Booking herein.
  7. Flight bookings are subject to airline conditions of booking.
  8. It is the responsibility of a delegate and accompanying person to check whether a visa is necessary to enter the Czech Republic.
  9. The Agents are responsible for the prepaid accommodation and associated specified services. All extras, e.g. room services, individual bar bills, telephone charges and other incidental charges, are to be settled directly between the delegate and/or accompanying person and the Prague Marriott Hotel, V Celnici 8, Prague, 110 00 Czech Republic, or any other hotel booked through them as applicable.
  10. Delegates are strongly recommended to take out their own travel insurance.
  11. If in the opinion of The Agents, a delegate and/or accompanying person behaves in such a way to cause danger, distress or annoyance to others or damage to property, any conference arrangements may be terminated by The Agents. The Agents cannot be held responsible for any damage, distress, bodily injury or illness caused by or to another person or to property by the wilful act or omission of any other person.
  12. The signature of the delegate or his/her duly authorised agent on the Booking Form shall signify the delegate’s acceptance of the above conditions and the same shall bind both parties to this contract.
  13. English law shall apply to any claim against The Agents and all proceedings shall be within the exclusive domain of the English Courts.
Please register me for:
Delegate FeeAccompanying Person’s Package
AccommodationPrague & Beyond Tour

Title Other: 
(Please print name as you would like it to appear on your badge)
(Please print company as you would like it to appear on your badge)

Please book accommodation for me at the Prague Marriott Hotel

We have a limited number of more basic rooms available at another hotel. Please email the Secretariat if you are interested in one of these.

Arrival: October, 2005 Depart: October, 2005
Accompanying Person: 
Arrival: October, 2005 Depart: October, 2005


The costs below are in euros. If you wish to pay in US Dollars or Sterling, the Secretariat will let you know what the conversion costs are.
Delegate Fee only
4 Nights Accommodation Package
Accommodation Extra nights  
Accompanying Persons Package
Accompanying Persons Extra nights  
Prague & Beyond Tour (see info)
Total: € 
I would like to pay in:   € Euros £(GBP) US$
VAT No.    (EC countries only)


Bank Transfer to:
Barclays Bank plc, 55 Station Road, Harrow HA1 2AN, UK
Sort Code: 20-37-16       SWIFT Code: BARC GB22
Account No. for Euros: 64317955
Account No. for US$: 86499088
Account No. for £(GBP): 30280577

Very important for your accounts dept:
Cheque – made payable to Readership Symposium and send to Sandy Burdett, c/o Ipsos UK, Kings House, Kymberley Road Harrow HA1 1PT, UK.
Credit card – Please contact us seperately with these details.
I need more information. Please can the Secretariat contact me.
I have read and understood the Conditions of Booking.

The registration was closed on 3 October, 2005