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Know Before You Go

We've created this handy guide to help you at every step of your conference experience – from uploading your Paper to making the most of your participation. 

In this guide

Get started | Get ready | Get more | Get social | Get support 


Important: Please ensure you are logged into the event platform using the same email address as the one you have registered for the event with.

Get started


All Panel sessions will be taking place at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies. Please refer to the Timetable to confirm the room(s) for your Panel.

Plenary events, including the Welcome and Keynote Address, will take place across all three venues: Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, University of Pisa and Scuola Normale Superiore. Please refer to the Timetable to confirm the locations.

Registration will take place at Aula Magna at Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies from 09:00 am on Monday 4 July. Look out for event staff, wearing red t-shirts with the ECPR logo, who will greet you on arrival and point you in the right direction.

You can find a conference location map here.

Our local organising team have put together some information here to help you when travelling to Pisa.

Covid-19 regulations in Italy and Toscana region

From 1 June 2022, the green pass is no longer required to enter Italy from EU Member States and other foreign countries. Incoming travellers no longer have to fill out a passenger locator form. From 16 June, 2022, the use of FFP2 masks has remained mandatory to access and use the following means of transport:

  • Ships and ferries used for interregional transport services
  • Trains used in interregional, Intercity, Intercity Night and high-speed passenger rail transport services
  • Scheduled buses and coaches used for transport services between more than two regions
  • Buses and coaches used for rental services with driver
  • Means used in local or regional public transport services
Covid-19 regulations at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Scuola Normale Superiore, University of Pisa

From 16 June 2022, the use of a mask on the universities’ premises is no longer mandatory but remains recommended. The use of masks is also recommended in crowded places or in case it is not possible to maintain a safe distance.

When arranging travel and accommodation, please ensure that your booking is refundable.

It is your responsibility to arrange appropriate travel insurance. ECPR is not liable for reimbursing the cost of travel or accommodation made by participants.

We think that everyone deserves a positive event experience.

Please take a few moments to read our Code of Conduct which outlines our expectations regarding the conduct of participants at all our events.

Get ready

If you haven't already done so, please upload your Paper ahead of your presentation so that your fellow participants have time to prepare comments and questions.

To upload

Your Paper must be in PDF format and in English.

  1. Head to My Events in your My ECPR account
  2. Click Manage Paper > Browse > Select your Paper > Open/OK > Upload
  3. Click View Document to ensure that it has been uploaded successfully

You can also use this facility to replace your Paper or remove it after the event.

Please note that uploading your Paper via My ECPR constitutes an agreement for ECPR to publish the Paper on this website.

Upload your Paper

Have trouble uploading your Paper? Contact our Events Team.

Your Itinerary is accessible through My Events in My ECPR and the event platform.

  • All sessions in which you have a role have been automatically added to your itinerary.
  • Add more sessions to your itinerary by clicking the Add to Itinerary button in the Timetable.
  • Times are displayed in local time (Central European Summer Time).

Session locations for in-person Panels are indicated in your Itinerary under 'Buildings'.


Want to add sessions directly to your calendar?
Simply click the Export to Calendar button in your Itinerary.

Familiarise yourself with the event by viewing the Schedule at-a-glance and Timetable.

Badges are required to enter the Panel rooms. Please collect your badge at the Registration Desk on 4 July. Opening hours are as follows:

  • Monday 4 July: 09:00–17:30
  • Tuesday 5 July: 09:00–11:30

For online Panels, a link to join will appear in your Itinerary 15 minutes before the start of the session.

To watch streaming of plenary events throughout the conference, including the Welcome and the Keynote address, or a selection of in-person Panels* browse the Timetable, add sessions to your itinerary, or click 'On Now' on the event platform during the event to see what's available.

*N.B All panels that will be streamed from Pisa have '*' in the Panel code.

Get more

All plenary events, including Welcome and Keynote Address have been added to your Itinerary.

Take the unique opportunity to broaden your network – head to Discover on the event platform and search for colleagues throughout our community.

Top tip: Don't forget to enable messaging and make your profile public to make sure you are discoverable to others, too!

Get social

We'd love to hear about your experience. Share your thoughts with us on Twitter using #SGOC4.

Get support

To help us deliver a smooth experience to your fellow scholars, please let us know as soon as possible.

You will find plenty of useful information on our FAQ page on our event platform, so be sure to check this out.

Alternatively, our friendly Events Team are on hand to assist throughout the event. Times are in CEST.

Online Help Desk

Head to Get Help on the event platform.

Tuesday 5 July 09:00 – 18:00 
Wednesday 6 July 09:00 – 18:00
Thursday 7 July 09:00 – 18:00
Friday 8 July 09:00 – 16:00


Notice of photography/filming

ECPR may record all events in the form of photography, screen capture, filming, and audio recording of interactions such as discussions during Panel sessions, breaks and plenary events. This media may be used by us to promote ECPR activities. These activities may include publishing it at, or using it in digital and email marketing, on social media, and in other promotional materials.


If you do not wish to appear in such media, please let our events staff present onsite know.