Contact Us and FAQ

For general, registration and abstract enquiries please email the following address:

For updates about the conference, please follow us on Twitter: @laelpg_2023

2023 Organising Committee

  • Kevin Frank Gerigk
  • Chris Sanderson
  • Victor Lopez Alvarado
  • Jingwen Ou
  • Yaan Yu

Frequently asked questions 


Q: How long should my presentation be?

A: Please prepare a 15-20 minute presentation.


Q: What dimensions should my poster be?

A: Poster boards are size A0 Landscape. Please make sure your poster fits into these dimensions.


Q: What kind of abstract can I submit?

A: So long as the abstract has not been published or presented at another conference, you can present any linguistic work you have done as a postgraduate student. If you want to get an idea of what has been presented at previous conferences, have a look at papers from LAEL PG


Q: If I am an MA-student, is it best to submit for a poster session?

A: Any postgrad student can submit for either a poster or talk.


Q: Is it possible to submit my abstract even if I still have no results, because I haven’t done any pilot studies or data collection yet?

A: Yes, we welcome abstracts for work in progress.


Q: Is it possible to submit an abstract for work that is being done with a partner, and what if the partner is not from the same university?

A: You are welcome to submit either a single-authored paper or a joined-authored paper. Regarding the second option,  authors do not have to be in the same institution as long as they are both PG students.


Q: Which busses can I get from the train station to campus?

A: You can catch the 4/4X bus to campus from the train station stop. It is a short walk to the city centre from the train station. There are two options to catch the bus from here – the main bus station or Common Garden Street. From both of these locations you can catch a 1 or a 1A bus to campus.

Q: Parking on campus

A: There is visitor parking on Grizedale Avenue. The parking charge is £5 per day, machines are card only.