• We are pleased to announce that registration costs have been held at 2012 rates. 
  • Due to the cancellation of 2 symposia the convention will now take place over 3 days, and we are pleased to announce that rates have been reduced accordingly.
  • Registration and accommodation should be booked separately using the links below.
Registration Now Open - Click here to enter the University of Exeter Store.


EarlyBird Member Registration Rates

The following rates apply for AISB members that register on or before the earlybird registration deadline of the 5th March 2013.  Members will be asked to provide their membership number at the time of booking.

DurationAISB Member RateAISB Student Member Rate
2 Days £225 £100
3 Days (Full) £320 £285 £150 £130

Late Registration - Registration after the 5th March will incur an additional fee of £60 for members and £20 for student members.

Non-members - Non members will incur an additional fee of £60 (full) and £22 (student).  In most cases, it will be cost effective to join the society before registering for the convention, please see the AISB membership pages for information on membership benefits and costs. 

Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner can be booked during the reservation process and will take place on Thursday 4th April on the University campus (exact venue TBC).  This 3-course dinner using locally-sourced quality produce will include wine and coffee and will cost just £38 per person.


We are delighted to confirm that we are able to offer convention delegates the opportunity to book rooms in the University's modern, purpose built residence, Holland Hall.   This accommodation is competitively priced at £43.95 per room, per night for an ensuite room including breakfast.  Holland Hall provides convenient access (approx. 7 minutes walk) to the centre of campus where the convention will take place and enjoys views over the Exe valley.

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A view from the balcony of Holland Hall

Other Accommodation

In addition to the accommodation on campus, Exeter has a variety of B&Bs and hotels to suit every budget.  Below is a list of links to hotels in the city and a short description for each.   All prices and distances are approximate and prospective guests are advised to confirm their requirements with the hotel before booking.

Close to the Convention Venue


Premier Inn (10-15 minutes walk, rooms from £69/night)

Queens Court Hotel (10-15 minutes walk, rooms from £73/night)

Clock Tower Hotel (10-15 minutes walk, rooms from £59/night)

Bed and Breakfast

Telstar Hotel (10-15 minutes walk, rooms from £40/night)

OakCliffe Hotel (10-15 minutes walk,  rooms from £35/night)

In the City

The City has a large number of independent and chain hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation.  Notable larger hotels include:

Abode (20 minutes walk, rooms from £95/night)

Mercure Southgate (25 minutes walk, rooms from £80/night)

Rougemont Hotel (Thistle) (15-20 minutes walk, rooms from £53-68/night)

The Magdalene Chapter (25 minutes walk, rooms from £98/night)

Further Afield

There are a number of other chain hotels on the outskirts of Exeter including a Travelodge and Holiday Inn Express near the M5, these will require public transport or a car to get to the convention venue.  In addition, there are many hotels in the seaside resorts of Exmouth, Teignmouth, Paignton and Torbay which can be reached by train from Exeter St. Davids Station (a 10-15 minute walk to the convention).