News‎ > ‎

LSA 2018 - Call for Expressions of Interest

posted 3 Nov 2016, 07:41 by Stefan Lawrence   [ updated 3 Nov 2016, 07:41 ]

Expressions of Interest in hosting the Leisure Studies Association Annual Conference of 2018 are invited. 

Institutions should provide a proposal which includes details of the following items: 

Title of Conference 

Dates 

Rationale 

Themes and Sub- themes 

Details of the Conference Organising Committee, including principal contact. 

Description of the target audience 

Indication of Keynote Speakers 


Statement of the suitability of venue for the conference and details of accommodation / catering / accessibility / presentation facilities and support 

Conference budget with details of expected income and of fixed and variable costs. Please note that the budget must include a contribution of £1,500 to the Leisure Studies Association. The host institution will also be expected to share 50% of any surplus income with the Association; the above contribution does not form part of this share. The Association will actively support the promotion of the conference through its website and social media channels. 

The proposal must confirm that: 

The host institution will work co-operatively with the Leisure Studies Association to charge delegates who are non-members a fee which includes one year’s membership of the Association and to transfer the monies raised to the Association. 

Queries should be addressed to Dr. Bob Snape, Chair of the Association: r.snape@bolton.ac.uk 

Bids should be submitted to r.snape@bolton.ac.uk 5.00 p.m. 24th February 2017.