SOCIOLINGUISTICS
SYMPOSIUM

Inside and beyond binaries

24

13-16 July 2022  -  Ghent

Registration

Registration Fees

The choice to participate live in Ghent or online is individual.
Please note that the program will take place in time zone CEST (Central European Summer Time).

Notice

24 FEBRUARY 2022: As announced on 17 February, the conference budget and fee setting has been reviewed and adjusted. The statement by the SS24 Organizing Committee is available here.

Notice

4 April 2022: The deadline for the registration of presenters has been moved to 15 April. The list of countries with fee reduction has been extended to include upper middle income countries. As funding/payment might require more time, make sure to tick the box ‘Wire transfer’ in the payment section of the registration form and payment can be done at a later stage.
A video statement by the Organizers is available here.

Notice

4 April 2022: Fee waivers – The SS24 budget allows for a max of 20 fee waivers. Applicants are asked to send a motivational letter to els@medicongress.com by 15 April. In the motivational letter, please mention if the application is made for live or online participation.

Live participation Until 30 April From 1 May onwards From 10 July onwards
Participant 450,00 € 550,00 € 650,00 €
L+LMIC+UMIC* Participant 300,00 € 360,00 € 430,00 €
Participant Student (PhD, Ma,...) 350,00 € 450,00 € 550,00 €
L+LMIC+UMIC* Participant Student (PhD, Ma,...) 230,00 € 300,00 € 360,00 €
Conference Dinner on Fri 15/07 75,00 € 75,00 € 75,00 €
Online participation
Participant 350,00 € 450,00 € 550,00 €
L+LMIC+UMIC* Participant 230,00 € 300,00 € 360,00 €
Participant Student (PhD, Ma,...) 250,00 € 350,00 € 450,00 €
L+LMIC+UMIC* Participant Student (PhD, Ma,...) 165,00 € 230,00 € 300,00 €

register

If you have questions about registration, please contact sarah@medicongress.com

*L+LMIC+UMIC Rates
The list of countries with fee reduction has been extended to include upper middle income countries.
Participants and students registering at the L+LMIC+UMIC registration fees will be asked to upload a document confirming their status as an employee or registered student in a low, lower or upper middle income country.
The OECD list with low, lower and upper middle income countries is available here.

Registration for in vivo participants includes:

  • Access to all scientific sessions, in vivo and online
  • Access to the abstracts during the Symposium
  • Daily lunches and coffee breaks as mentioned in the final program
  • Welcome Reception on Wednesday 13 July

Registration for online participants includes:

  • Streamed access to all scientific sessions
  • Access to the abstracts during the Symposium

Confirmation
An automatic confirmation is sent by email immediately after registration. If you do not receive this automatic confirmation, your registration has not been made successfully.

Payment
All payments are to be made in EURO, net of all bank charges and commissions for the receiver.
Payment is to be made by credit card: Only VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Please note that the transaction amount will be charged directly to your credit card at the time of the transaction.

Changes
In your final confirmation email, you will receive a personal link allowing you to re-access your registration and to make changes to your bookings (eg correct a typo, add a dinner). Changes can be made until 1 June.

Cancellation policy
Cancellations received no later than 1 June 2022, entitle registered participants to a full refund less € 100,00 administration costs. No refunds can be made for cancellations received after this date. Please contact sarah@medicongress.com.

VISA Invitation Letter
Participants can request an invitation letter during the registration process. Letters will be sent digitally when the payment in full is received.

Liability and Insurance
By registering for SS24, participants agree that neither SS24 nor the Organizing Secretariat assume any liability whatsoever. Participants should therefore organize their own health, travel and personal insurances.

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Force Majeure
Given recent experiences of a worldwide pandemic, the Organizers and co-Organizers of the Symposium shall not be held responsible for any delay or failure in performance of its obligations to the extent such delay or failure is caused by fire, flood, strike, civil, governmental or military authority, acts of terrorism, acts of war, epidemics, the unavailability of the venue or other similar causes beyond its reasonable control and without fault or negligence. For one or more of such reasons, the organizers and any co-organizers of the Symposium may postpone, reschedule, change the nature of the symposium or cancel the event without liability on the part of organizers and co-organizers of the Symposium. In the event the meeting cannot be held or is postponed, the organizers and co-organizers of the symposium shall not be liable to individual attendees for any direct, consequential or incidental damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodations costs, or financial losses.
In case of a COVID outbreak shortly before the start of the conference which prevents participation from particular regions of the world or prevents the conference from taking place, we will closely communicate with the participants affected and try to find a satisfactory solution for all parties concerned.

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