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ALAMAT

1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MYTHS AND SYMBOLS

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences
University of the Philippines, Manila

 


REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

The registration fee for Alamat 1st International Conference on Myths and Symbols (Alamat 1st ICOMS) is USD300 for international participants; PHP 4,500 for Filipinos residing in the Philippines (subsidized amount); PHP 1,400 for local Filipino students; and USD 200 for international students. The registration fee covers the conference kit, a souvenir program, including lunch and two snacks daily for the whole duration of the conference, 24-27 November 2008. It also covers dinner for the Gala Night, Cultural Night and the Kapatiran (Fellowship) Night. It does not cover housing and hotel accommodations, breakfast, dinner for the last night, as well as the Optional Tour Packages.

To encourage participants to register early, promotional Early Bird Packages are provided as incentives. There are two kinds of Early Bird Packages. The First Early Bird Package covers the period from July1, 2007 the end of January 2008. The Second Early Bird Package covers the period from February 1, 2008 to the end of August 2008. The period covering September 1, 2007 to the Opening of the Conference on November 24, 2008, will serve as the Regular Registration Period. On-Site registration is part of the Regular Registration Period.

The earlier you register, the lesser amount you pay for the registration fee. Moreover, since the total number of registrants is pegged to only 800 (since there are reserved slots for sponsors, guests and friends), those who register past 800 shall be wait-listed.

All registration fees are non-refundable, except for those who are wait-listed.

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For International Participants:
 The Early Bird Package comes in two offers:
   1st Early Bird Package USD250 (registration from July 2007 January 2008)
   2nd Early Bird Package USD 275 (registration from January August 2008)
 Regular and On-Site
  Registration   USD 300 (registration from September to November 2008)
Per Day Package / Walk-In USD 75 per day


For International Students : (subsidized rate)
 1st Early Bird Package USD125 (registration from July 2007 January 2008)
 2nd early Bird Package USD150 (registration from February August 2008)
 Regular and On-Site
   Registration USD200
  Per Day Package / Walk-In USD50


For Filipinos Residing in the Philippines : (subsidized rate)
 1st Early Bird Package PHP3, 500 ( registration from July 2007 January 2008)
 2nd Early Bird Package PHP4 ,000 (registration from Febru ary August 2008)
 Regular and On-Site
   Registration PHP4, 500 (Registration from September to November 2008)
  Per Day Package PHP 1,125 per day


For Filipino Students: (subsidized rate)
 1st Early Bird Package PHP 800 (registration from July 2007 January 2008)
 2nd Early Bird Package PHP 1,100 (registration from January August 2008)  Regular and On-Site
  Registration PHP1, 400 (registration from September to November 2008)
  Per Day Package / Walk-In PHP 350 per day


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PAYMENT GUIDELINES :

1. For the Early Bird registrants, you may pay through checks, bank transfer or cash. International registrants will pay in dollars, and Filipinos will pay in pesos. For the Bank Transfers, whatever additional costs charged by the bank for the transfer in your country and in the Philippines will be the sole responsibility of the participant. Please inquire from the bank personnel how much the bank charges would be costing you.

2. To avoid paying twice by bank transfers (one for registration fees and another for the optional tours (if you are joining them), you may choose to pay the registration fees and the optional tours together, at one time. Just indicate this in your e-mail communication, and the total amount must be reflected in your bank transfer document.

3. For group registration, use one registration form per individual. However, the group may pay at one time, using only one bank transfer identifying the names of each registrant, the specific amount paid by each one for the registration, and the total amount transferred by the whole group.


Payment by Check:

1. Please send all your checks to the following address of the payee:

   U.P. Manila Development Foundation, Inc.
   8 / Floor, Central Block Building
   PGH Complex
   University of the Philippines Manila
   Taft Avenue, Manila 1000
   Telefax : (63-2) 400-9401
   E-mail : upm_fdn@yahoo.com
    PCNC Accredited Institution
   (Revenue Regulations No. 13-98)

2. Please send your accomplished registration form by e-mail to the Conference Director with the following attachments:

 a. an attached scanned copy of your check to notify the Steering Committee right away of your check release
 b. the scanned first few pages of your passport, including your photo
 c. send them to:
   Prof. Grace Odal-Devora (Conference Director
   Telefax : (63-2) 523-1628
   E-Mail : alamat.icoms@upm.edu.ph ;
   godevora@upm.edu.ph; mutisalah@yahoo.com

3. Please allow a week for the Foundation to clear the check.

4. Please wait for a notification of the receipt and clearing of your check from the Conference Director. If you do not receive such a notice within three weeks, please contact the Conference Director right away to call her attention to such a happening.

5. Official receipts shall be issued by the Foundation staff at the Opening Day of the Conference, at the Secretariat Desk, although scanned copies may be sent to you via e-mail, upon request.


Payment by Bank Transfer:

1. Please send the bank transfer to the payee, with the following address:

   Account Name: The U.P. Manila Development Foundation, Inc.
   Name of Bank: Philippine National Bank
   Branch: Taft Avenue PGH Branch
   Bank Address: Taft Avenue (PGH), Ermita, Manila, Philippines
   SWIFT CODE: PNBMNPHMM
   Bank Account Number:
   Dollar Savings Account 200-710-861-6
   (for International Participants and International Students)
    Peso Current Account 200-830-384-6
    (for Filipinos in the Philippines)
   TOTAL AMOUNT TRANSFERRED

  (Note: Charges by banks from your country and the Philippines must be added on to the regular total amount you are sending for the registration fees.

2. Please send your registration form/s to the Conference Director, with the following attachments:

 a. The scanned photo of your transfer document
 b. the scanned photo of the first pages of your passport (for international registrants)
 c. any further information or notes


   Please send your registration form/s to:
   Prof. Grace Odal-Devora
   Telefax : (63-2) 523-1628
   E-Mail : alamat.icoms@upm.edu.ph ;
   godevora@upm.edu.ph; mutisalah@yahoo.com


3. After you send the accomplished registration form with the specified attachments to the Conference Director via e-mail, please wait for the acknowledgment / confirmation of the receipt of your bank transfer from the Conference Director. She will coordinate with the Foundation to check whether it has received the bank transfer at the specified amount indicated. This may take about a week or so. Please keep the photocopy of your bank transfers and bring them with you to the conference.

4. Official receipts shall be issued by the Foundation staff at the Secretariat Desk during the On-Site Registration on the Opening Day of the Conference. However, scanned copies of the official receipts may be sent to you via e-mail, upon request.

Payment by Cash:

1. Please proceed to pay in cash to the following address:

   U.P. Manila Development Foundation, Inc.
   8 / Floor, Central Block Building
   PGH Complex
   University of the Philippines Manila
   Taft Avenue, Manila 1000
   Telefax : (63-2) 400-9401
   E-mail : upm_fdn@yahoo.com
    PCNC Accredited Institution (Revenue Regulations No. 13-98)

2. Secure your Official Receipt from the Foundation staff.

3. Submit your accomplished Registration Form to the Conference Director . This may be done in person or by e-mail. Please also submit all other documents needed like photocopied pages of your passport, if a foreign national. Show the original copy of the Official Receipt (if submitting in person) or a photocopy of the receipt (if submitting by e-mail).

Please either send in person or by e-mail the registration form/s and other documents to :


   Prof. Grace Odal-Devora
   Office Telefax : (63-2) 523-1628
   E-Mail : alamat.icoms@upm.edu.ph ;
   godevora@upm.edu.ph ; mutisalah@yahoo.com
   Office Address :
    Department of Arts and Communication
    Room 307 (3rd Floor)
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Rizal Hall
    University of the Philippines Manila
    Padre Faura , Ermita 1000
    Manila
    e-mail : dac.cas@upm.edu.ph

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