ECPR Standing Groups
University of Lausanne, ECPG Conference
8 - 10 June 2017

Terms and Conditions

Conference Registration Fee: All participants, including Section Chairs/Co-Chairs, Panel Chairs/Co-Chairs, Discussants and Paper Presenters must register and pay the conference fee. The conference fee payment is due immediately upon registration.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: In line with the Office of Fair Trading and EU Distance Selling regulations, there is a seven day cooling off period following registration payment, during which time you have the right to cancel and receive a full refund of the conference fee. This policy only relates to registration, other items purchased may not be subject to a refund.

  • Cancellation/withdrawals from the conference received after the 7 day cooling off period and before 15 January midnight UK time will receive a refund of 50%.
  • Cancellation/withdrawals from the conference received after the 7 day cooling off period and received between 16 January and 15 February midnight UK time will receive a refund of 25%.

  • Cancellation/withdrawals from the conference received after the 7 day cooling off period and after the registration deadline will not be eligible for a refund.

Payment by bank transfer: If paying by bank transfer, the invoice number must be included in the transaction details.

Paper Presenters: All Paper Presenters must be registered and paid by the deadline. After the deadline Paper details of those who have not registered and paid will be withdrawn from the conference programme and replaced with other Paper proposals.

Invoices: Event invoices can be found by logging into your MyECPR account and selecting 'My Invoices'.

Receipts: Once you have registered and paid in full, you can log in to your MyECPR account and select 'My Invoices' to also view/download a receipt.

Visas/Confirmation of Conference Participation: Letters confirming participation in the conference (e.g. for the purpose of obtaining visas) will only be issued once the participant has registered and paid on request to

Withdrawal from the Conference: Participants who withdraw from the Conference should notify the Events Team by email as soon as possible.

Panel allocation: The preliminary allocation of Panels in each Section is determined by the Academic Convenors and their decision is final.

Panel Cancellation/Merging: ECPR reserves the right to cancel or merge Panels and to move Papers to different Panels. The decision of the Academic Convenors is final.

Paper Upload: Please be aware that the uploading of your Paper to the MyECPR system constitutes agreement that the ECPR can publish the Paper on the ECPR website.

Certificates of Attendance: These will be issued after the conference on request to

MyECPR account:  The participant’s email address in MyECPR will be used for all correspondence about the event. Please make sure your details are correct and your institutional affiliation has been selected. If you have more than one MyECPR account, please let us know and we can merge them accordingly.

Please note the data held within the MyECPR account that was used to register for the Conference will be used to generate the conference badges, programme and all information on the website (including your contact email address). It is important to ensure, therefore, that these details are correct and up to date.


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