FAQ

Registration

I would like to attend the Bonn Conference. Where do I register?
Anyone interested in attending the conference can register free of charge here.

When do I need to register by?
The closing date for registration for the Bonn Conference is 13 March 2015.

Will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Yes. We will send you an email confirming your registration to complete the process. Please note that no more than five individuals from a single organisation may attend the conference.

How do I register for the workshops?
All registered delegates will receive an email in mid-March asking them to register online for the workshops.

I’m a journalist wishing to report on the conference. Where do I register?
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Costs

Is there a fee for registering? If so, how much is it?
There is no registration fee for the Bonn Conference.

Will the conference organisers help to cover travel expenses?
Unfortunately, the conference organisers are unable to pay daily allowances, cover travel and accommodation expenses, or provide any other form of financial assistance.

Will there be preferential rates on-site for conference delegates?
Bonn Conference delegates can book hotel accommodation at preferential rates up to four weeks before the event. To do so, please click here. All delegates who book a hotel room via this link will automatically receive a free ticket for local public transport. This ticket is valid for the duration of their stay (from the day of arrival to the day of departure) and covers the entire VRS network (Cologne/Bonn metropolitan area). It also entitles the holder to travel on to Cologne Bonn Airport on shuttle bus SB 60 without paying a surcharge, and includes onward travel to the Siegburg/Bonn Intercity-Express (ICE) train station on tram 66.

Programme

What will be the language for the conference?
The conference will be held in English, with simultaneous interpreting offered from German into English and English into German for the plenary sessions. All workshops will be conducted in English, with no interpreting services provided.

Where can I find the current programme for the Bonn Conference?
The current conference programme is available here.

Will I be able to present my work or my organisation at the conference?
All delegates are most welcome to take part in workshop discussions, where they can contribute their experience and ideas. However, the conference will not include participant presentations or exhibition stands.

Venue and directions

Where will the conference be held? How do I get there?
The conference will be held at the World Conference Center Bonn statt. Please click here to plan your route.

Is there an airport transfer service?
Unfortunately not. We kindly ask delegates to make their own arrangements for getting to and from the event. All important information is available here.

Accommodation

I will require hotel accommodation. Do I need to book it myself?
Yes. Delegates requiring a hotel room are asked to book it themselves. Bonn Conference delegates can book hotel accommodation at preferential rates up to four weeks before the event. To do so, please click here. All delegates who book a hotel room via this link will automatically receive a free ticket for local public transport. This ticket is valid for the duration of their stay (from the day of arrival to the day of departure) and covers the entire VRS network (Cologne/Bonn metropolitan area). It also entitles the holder to travel on to Cologne Bonn Airport on shuttle bus SB 60 without paying a surcharge, and includes onward travel to the Siegburg/Bonn Intercity-Express (ICE) train station on tram 66.

Visas

Will I receive an official letter of invitation for my visa application?
Unfortunately, we are unable to issue official letters of invitation for visa applications.

Contact

Who should I contact if I still have questions?
Organising Team Bonn Conference
Secretariat
+49 228 909 66 34
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