Guidelines and FAQs

General

1. Can you help me find a hotel room? Please consult Global Wings at karolina.turlej@globalwings.pl for queries concerning accommodation, travel, visa and other similar issues.

2. How can I get a letter of acceptance for visa application purposes? If you need a letter of invitation from EISA, please contact Global Wings, as soon as possible and they will be happy to assist you. Please note, EISA does not issue letters of participation or confirmation of attendance onsite.

3. How many times can I appear in the programme? The maximum number of appearances is three times (as paper-giver, discussant, chair).

4. What is the registration deadline?

31 May 2013.

5. What happens if I do not register by the deadline? Participants who fail to register by will be presumed to have WITHDRAWN their participation and will NOT appear in the programme. The full list of dates and deadlines can be found by clicking on ‘Dates and Deadlines’ in the sidebar to the main webpage.

6. Accessibility needs Please contact Global Wings at karolina.turlej@globalwings.pl

7. Working language? The working language of the conference is English.

Section Convenors

1. Can I expect to be financially supported to chair a section? Unfortunately, the 8th Pan-European Conference is unable to provide financial support for section chairs. They are however, invited to a Section chairs’ dinner organised by EISA.

2. When will the room information be available? In the final programme, which is now posted on the 'Schedule and Programme' part of the conference website and which will be part of the conference booklet you receive when registering in Warsaw.

3. Will A/V facilities be available? A/V facilities will be available in the majority but not all conference rooms. An email containing a list of the facilities available in each room will be sent in late August 2013. If your room has A/V facilities, please bring your presentations on a USB stick.

4. What should I do if the section I convene undergoes changes after the publication of the final programme in August 2013? Please inform the programme assistant (see the top of this page for contact details) as soon as possible. The amendments will be inserted into the hard copy of the conference programme on the morning of the conference.

Paper-givers

1. Can I expect to be financially supported to attend the conference? Unfortunately, the 8th Pan-European Conference is unable to provide financial support for anybody attending or presenting at the conference.

2. Is there any deadline for the completion of the papers? In principle, this is to be decided by the respective section convenors. However, an online paper room is planned to open by late August 2013. Please take the work conditions of your discussant into consideration: the sooner your paper is available, the better.

3. In what format shall I upload my paper in the online paper room? The paper room is a PDF only room.

4. Will my name still be listed for a paper that I cannot present but at least one of my co-authors can? Yes, but please get in touch with us beforehand.

5. When will the room where I present be made known? In the final programme which is available when you arrive at registration in Warsaw.

6. Will A/V facilities be available? A/V facilities will be available in the majority but not all conference rooms. An email containing a list of the facilities available in each room will be sent in late August 2013. If your room has A/V facilities, please bring your presentations on a USB stick.

7. In case I have to cancel my participation, what do I do? Please let us know immediately! No-shows are an annoyance to all conferences.

8. How many times can I appear in the programme? The maximum number of appearances is three times (as paper-giver, discussant, chair).

9. When is the pre-registration deadline?

10. What happens if I do not register by the deadline? Participants who fail to register by the deadline of 31 May 2013 will be presumed to have WITHDRAWN their participation and will NOT appear in the programme. The full list of dates and deadlines can be found by clicking on ‘Dates and Deadlines’ in the sidebar to the main webpage.

Guests

1. May I attend the conference without submitting a paper or panel proposal? You are most welcome to register, to attend and to enrich the discussion.

Other Questions

For issues regarding the conference site, accommodation, travel, visa, please contact Global Wings at karolina.turlej@globalwings.pl.

For issues related to the conference programme, please e-mail programme chairs’ assistant at europeanisa@gmail.com.