Participants can attend a 10 hour pre-symposium course on Role and Reference Grammar and Construction Grammar by Robert D. Van Valin Jr. (University of Düsseldorf) and Jóhanna Barðdal (University of Ghent), which will take place in the afternoon of October, 21 and the morning of October, 22. Tuition fees are 150 euros (100 euros for posgraduate students; proof of status required). Please register and pay for this course as soon as possible to ensure your place. Places will be allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis. A course certificate will be issued upon completion of the course, based on 80% participation.