Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

About Participation

1. If I do not have a paper or abstract, can I still attend the symposium and summer school?

Yes, you can. We welcome all participants with or without submission.

2. If I am new to organisational semiotics, can I attend the symposium and summer school?

Yes, we welcome participants from all academic disciplines. You may find new inspirations for your researches from others’ research sharing.

3. If I am just a undergraduate or master student, can I attend the symposium and summer school?

Yes, we welcome participants on different academic levels. Our summer school will bring you an initial view of organisational semiotics and you may further your understanding by listening other peer researchers’ presentations.

About Travel Information

1. Where is the conference venue?

The symposium and summer school will be held at University of Reading, Henley Business School, Whiteknights, Reading, United Kingdom

2. What are the nearest Airports?

Heathrow and Gatwick Airports

3. How do I get to Reading when I arrive in the UK?

You can get to Reading by RailAir Buses from Heathrow (best option) or train (mostly from Gatwick) or taxi from the major airports listed above.

4. How do I get to the University of Reading when I arrive in Reading?

You can use local buses (The claret No. 21 runs 24/7) or a taxi from the town centre. You can find more information on the local buses at Reading Buses

5. Do I need a visa to come to the UK?

It depends on the passpport you hold. Check from HERE if you require a visa to enter the UK.

If you need further assistance of Visa application, please feel free to contact

6. Do I need a parking permit for my car?

Yes, please send an email to in advance for us to get you one.