FAQ’s

When is the abstract submission deadline?
The abstract submission deadline is Friday 17th March.

When is the early registration deadline?
The early registration deadline is Friday 28th April.

When is the bursary application deadline?
The bursary application deadline is Friday 17th March.

Deadline for authors to present at the conference?
All presenting authors of accepted oral and poster presentations must be registered by Friday 28th April in order to make sure their paper / poster is not removed from the conference.

How do I prove my student status?
To register as a student you must be a full time under or post-graduation student. We will require further proof of your student status; this can be a scan of your student identification card or a letter from your university (acceptance letter or matriculation letter) you will be asked to upload this during the registration process, if you cannot upload it please email it to BGCS@in-conference.org.uk

Do I have to pay by credit card online or can I be invoiced?
We request that all registrations are paid for online, however if this is not possible please contact us at BGCS@in-conference.org.uk

Can I pay in my local currency?
All payments must be made in UK Pounds (£) to ensure that the full amount is received.

Will I be charged for my payment?
If payment is made by bank transfer we ask that you pay all bank charges. Alternatively we can accept payment by credit card where there are no additional fees.

Can I pay by American Express?
We can only accept card payments by VISA and MasterCard.

Can I get a receipt for my payment to attend the conference?
Receipts will be issued electronically via email and this will be the only form of receipt.

How can I receive an invitation letter to the conference for my VISA application?
We are able to issue an invitation letter once we have received your completed registration and payment. Please make this request in the notes section at the end of the online registration process. Please note that is it your responsibility to check the Visa Entry Regulations into the UK and further information can be found by clicking here.

Would I still be able to register if I arrive late at the conference?
Yes, our registration desk is open every day throughout the conference. Please note that the on-site fees are more expensive.

I received the following error message when trying to complete the payment on the registration site:

Card type not selected
Please check that you have ticked the card payment button positioned to the left of the card details section. Please note that this means we have not received your registration.

Declined
Unfortunately this message suggests that your credit card provider is blocking payment. Please contact your bank directly to resolve this issue. Please note that this means we have not received your registration.