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IWWF EUROPE WATERSKI COUNCIL

E&A Waterski & Disabled Waterski 25 th Annual Officials Seminar 2020

We are pleased to invite you to the 25 th  annual IWWF European Confederation Waterski and Disabled Officials Seminar to be held on the Royal Holloway College University of London 
campus in Egham, Surrey, UK. This is the second seminar to be held in the UK, the fIrst being held 20 years ago in 2000.
 
We would like to remind you that only those Officials who have attended an Official’s seminar within a three year period will be Waterski & Disabled Officials Seminar considered for Titled Events and other major competitions. But of course you are welcome to attend every year as there is always something new to learn and discuss.
 
So please make every effort to attend this 25th Seminar and make it as successful as all the others.
 
 
Candido Moz Paul Airey
Waterski Council President Disabled Council President
 

Registration Process

Registration is a two part process:

1. Register your details and intention to attend on the form available below here -> SEMINAR REGISTRATION (click QR)

2. Book your accommodation and seminar options through the BWSW website and booking system as outlined below.

The Seminar is being held on a College Campus and not in a hotel. As a result, reservations, seminar booking and all related payments for accommodation, meals and social events must be made in advance through the British Waterski and Wakeboard online booking system. This is accessible through www.bwsw.org.uk

Bulletin 1

SEMINAR REGISTRATION

Registration is closing 8th March 2020

 

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ACCOMMODATION RESERVATION

You will need to have a BWSW online account in order to book on to the event; however, you do not need to be a current active member of BWSW.
If you do not have an online account already, you can simply register now at

 
then continue to book on to the E&A Seminar event.
 
If you are already registered on the BWSW website you can go directly to the E&A Seminar Event booking page.
 
For Seminar and accommodation booking

For booking the Seminar without accommodation
 

Seminar Registration On Arrival

Registration will take place in the foyer of the Windsor Building on the campus plan on arrival day. Delegates will receive a badge which allows access to the building, participation in the seminar and meals/refreshments. Anyone without a badge will not be able to access sessions or events. Please always wear your conference badge, as identification is required to access conference services and sessions. You will receive your full delegate pack at registration and any queries about the seminar and our facilities can be answered then.

 

Seminar provisional Schedule

 

FRIDAY 3rd April14.00 – 18.30 First Plenary Session
 19.00 – 23.00 Seminar Dinner, Brooklands Museum
SATURDAY 4th April09.00 - 18.00 Plenary Session and Breakout Groups
 19.30 – 23.00 Seminar Dinner, Founders Building
SUNDAY 5th April0900 – 12.30 Final Plenary Session
  
 A detailed schedule will be included in Bulletin 2
  

 

 

Seminar ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES

Official Accommodation hotel and seminar centre is
Royal Holloway College, Egham, UK 

Room reservations are to be made directly from BWSF website.

Accommodation reservation is closing 8th MARCH 2020.

You can book for one or two people at a time on your booking.

If there are any booking requirements, or options (such as partner not attending the Seminar) which are not available please contact Kylie Cooper directly on either Kylie@bwsf.co.uk
or 01932 579934 / 07799 812106.

The following describes the various booking options for single or double occupancy. There are also different options to book accommodation and packages from Wednesday 1st April until Sunday 5th April depending on your planned arrival date. The 'sessions' relates to the fee you are selecting when you go through to the booking.

Wednesday 1st April – Accommodation and Breakfast

 
This booking session is for accommodation only. You can book for a single occupancy or a double. If you are booking a double occupancy you must select the main delegate as the 'Double Occupancy' and then the second delegate as the 'Double Occupancy & Seminar - No Fee' option as the fee is included within the main 'Double Occupancy' session.
Single: £75
Double: £120

Thursday 2nd April – Accommodation and Breakfast

 
This booking session is for accommodation only. You can book for a single occupancy or a double. If you are booking a double occupancy you must select the main delegate as the 'Double Occupancy' and then the second delegate as the 'Double Occupancy & Seminar - No Fee' option as the fee is included within the main 'Double Occupancy' session.
Single: £75
Double: £120

Friday Night Seminar Dinner

This dinner will take place on Friday 3rd April at The Brooklands Museum, Weybridge. You can book tickets for each delegate on this session.
Ticket per person: £50

Friday 3rd/Saturday 4th Package (24 hour rate)

This booking session is for; accommodation for Friday night, breakfast Saturday morning, refreshments, Saturday lunch and 24 hour seminar attendance. You can book for a single occupancy or a double. If you are booking the double option this also includes breakfast, lunch and accommodation for both delegates. Again, If you are booking a double occupancy you must select the main delegate as the 'Double Occupancy' and then the second delegate as the 'Double Occupancy & Seminar - No Fee' option as the fee is included within the main 'Double Occupancy' session.
Single: £120
Double: £215

Saturday 4th/Sunday 5th Package (24 hour rate)

This booking session is for; accommodation for Saturday, breakfast Sunday morning, refreshments, Saturday night dinner and 24 hour seminar attendance. Sunday lunch is not included but there are various options both on and off campus. You can book for a single occupancy or a double. If you are booking the double option this also includes breakfast, and accommodation for both delegates. Again, If you are booking a double occupancy you must select the main delegate as the 'Double Occupancy' and then the second delegate as the 
'Double Occupancy & Seminar - No Fee' option as the fee is included within the main 'Double Occupancy' session.
Single: £125
Double: £240 

FRIDAY DINNER AT Brooklands

 
Brooklands was a 2.75-mile (4.43 km) motor racing circuit and aerodrome built near Weybridge in Surrey , England, United Kingdom. It opened in 1907 and was the world's first purpose-built 'banked' motor racing circuit as well as one of Britain's fIrst airfelds, which also became Britain's largest Aircraft manufacturing centre by 1918, producing military aircraft such as the Wellington and civil airliners like the Viscount and VC-10 . The circuit hosted its last race in August 1939 and today part of it forms the Brooklands Museum , a major aviation and motoring museum, as well as a venue for vintage car, motorcycle and other transport-related events.
 

CONTACT Info

BRITISH WATERSKI AND WAKEBOARD
Kylie Cooper
Email: kylie@bwsf.co.uk
Tel. +44 (0)7799 81210
Tel. +44 (0)1932 579934

BRITISH WATERSKI AND WAKEBOARD
Gavin Kelly
Email: gvnkelly@aol.com

EUROPE DISABLED COUNCIL
Carmen Ferrer Bosch
Email: carmen.ferrerbosch@gmail.com

EUROPE WATERSKI COUNCIL
Hannu Rintanen
Email: htrwski@live.fi

 

Royal Holloway College Egham, United Kingdom

Delegate Information and Joining Instructions

Details of travelling to the Royal Holloway campus, fInding your accommodation, registering for the seminar and the facilities available to you. You can download a campus map from the Royal Holloway College website to help fnd your way around once on campus.
 
The seminar will be held in the Windsor Building; accommodation will be in Reid and Tuke Halls and breakfasts and onsite dinner will be in the Founders Dining Hall.  These are all within walking distance of each other.
 

Accommodation – Reid and Tuke Halls

Check-in
Regular check-in is from 16.00 at the Hub ReceptionIf you will be arriving late at night, please email newhalls@royalholloway.ac.uk or call +44 [0] 1784 443285, before your arrival date. If your arrival is later than 22.00, our security staff at The Hub reception will be able to issue your key and give directions to your room. If a member of the security team has provided the key, please ensure you check in with The Hub or Founder’s reception the following day to confirm your arrival. Our security team can be contacted on +44 [0] 1784 443063. Our Customer Services team can be contacted on +44 [0]1784 443052 between 07:00 and 22:00 if required. 
 
 
No vacancies exist for those who have not pre-booked accommodation. Reid and Tuke Halls have shared kitchen/social areas, allowing ample opportunity to network with your fellow delegates. Cooking is not permitted in these kitchens, but you may use microwaves and refrigerators.  Tea and coffee making facilities are available in the kitchens for delegates to use.
 
Rooms also include: 
• Full bed linen 
• Basic toiletries and towels 
• WiFi 
• Tea and coffee making facilities are available in the shared kitchen (Fairtrade products) 
• En-suite bathroom with a toilet, hand basin and shower. 
 
Please remember to bring electrical adaptors with you if travelling from abroad and note that rooms do not have shaver sockets.
Your towels and bed linen will be changed every 3rd day.
 
Check-out
It is important that all residential delegates check out by 10:00 on the day of departure. Please return room key cards to the Hub reception to complete the check-out process.  Limited luggage storage is available at the Hub reception, so there will be a room allocated for luggage in the Windsor Building should this be needed. 
 
Taxis for departure can be ordered through the Conference Assistants up to the final day of the conference and from The Hub reception from then onwards. Taxi share is encouraged to avoid a higher carbon footprint for the conference and to save money.
 
 

Arriving at Royal Holloway

By Air
For those arriving at London airports, we strongly recommend that you do not take the expensive black cabs, but call either Windsor Cars  http://www.windsorcars.com/    (+44   1753   677677) or Gemini Cars  http://www.geminicars.co.uk/ (01784 471111). Windsor Cars have a dedicated email for pre-booking journeys:  bookings@windsorcars.com . Most  local taxi companies know the Royal Holloway campus well and should be able to drop you at the correct area for check-in. 
 
Taxi from Heathrow 
If called on arrival, the cash price from London Heathrow (any terminal) is approximately £21.00. The driver will meet you at a given location within arrivals. The collection point at Terminals 1-4 is at W H Smith in arrivals. At Terminal 5, the collection point is at Costa Coffee. The collection point will be confrmed when you call. Please note payment by credit card will incur a charge. If pre-booked, the cash price from London Heathrow (any terminal) is approximately £26.00. The driver will meet you in arrivals with a named sign. Please note payment by credit card will incur a charge. 
 
By Bus from Heathrow
There is a reasonable bus service from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Royal Holloway. The number 8 bus leaves from outside Terminal 5 and not from the Central Bus Station. If you arrive at another terminal, please follow flight connection signs for internal airport transfer to T5. Timetables for the number 8 can be found through the following link: https://www.firstgroup.com/berkshire-thames-valley/plan-journey/timetables/?operator=1&page=1&redirect=no
 
Taxi from Gatwick
A taxi from Gatwick costs £63.00 and must be pre-booked. This price includes a 40 minute waiting time and parking for up to an hour once the flight has landed. Please note payment by credit card will incur a charge. Sharing a taxi with other delegates will help keep costs to a minimum. 
 
Train from Gatwick
There are frequent services from Gatwick Airport into London. The route is from Gatwick to Clapham Junction and then Clapham Junction to Egham. The journey is around 75 minutes.
 
Uber from Heathrow or Gatwick
Uber is now available to use from London Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Once booked using the Uber app the meeting point will be confrmed. (Normally in a short-term carpark). Uber is generally cheaper than using an airport London Black cab.
 
Train from Stansted
The train journey from Stansted Airport takes about 2 hours 20 minutes via London Train terminals of Liverpool Street and Waterloo.
 
Travel from Luton Airport
The train journey from Luton Airport takes about 2 hours 20 minutes via London Train terminals 0f St Pancras and Waterloo.
 
By Train from London
There are frequent services from London Waterloo to Egham (35-40 minutes); Services at weekends, especially those on Sundays, are less frequent than on weekdays. Train links to the rest of the country are available via the London stations or Reading.  There are usually taxis waiting outside Egham station to take you to Royal Holloway, which is located less than a mile from the station. https://www.southwesternrailway.com/ .
 
By Car
Royal Holloway is on the A30, 19 miles from central London and about a mile south-west of the town of Egham. It is 2 miles from junction 13 of the M25 (London Orbital).  After leaving the motorway, take the A30 west, signposted to Bagshot and Camberley (this is the Egham by-pass). At the frst roundabout, take the second exit. At the second roundabout, take the second exit and continue on the A30 up Egham Hill. Royal Holloway is on the left at the top of the hill.  Free parking is available on campus. The car parks are indicated on the campus map .   The SAT NAV post code is TW20 0EX. 
 
Car Parking Arrangements
Seminar delegates will  not   need to register their vehicles in advance and therefore the car park signage requesting visitors to register their vehicles does not apply . The campus map shows a variety of car parks on site. For Seminar guests, we would suggest P4, P8 or P12 car parks. As car parking spaces are free of charge, they cannot be booked and are allocated on a frst come, frst served basis. In the unlikely event that the on-campus car parks are full, please use P14  or  14a  on the north side of the A30, off Harvest Road. Please note no parking is allowed on the roads by the Halls of Residence, or in the reserved bays along the west side of Founder’s, opposite the hockey field. All parking must be legal, or Penalty Charge Notices will be issued. 
 
Directions on Campus
Please use the campus map given at registration to find your way around campus. There will be some conference signage, but this will be minimal in compliance with College policy. The campus map will help locate your accommodation block and conference venue before arrival.
 
Mobility Issues
Please ensure that any mobility issues which were not given during the online registration process, have been forwarded to the conference organisers at least 5 working days before arrival.