Information for Participants > Registration
HOW TO REGISTER?
Please complete the on-line registration form or print out the registration form in pdf-format and return it by fax to:
Tampere Conference Service Ltd
Your registration is valid when the registration fee is paid. Please take care of your full payment by using either of the two methods of payments described below.
Fees are given in euros (EUR). Exchange Rates (April, 2002) EUR 1 = USD
Registration Early Bird Rate (if paid by 15 May 2002)
Conference Registration fee includes:
All taxes and service fees are included in the fees.
Delegates can buy extra tickets for the Banquet for their spouses at the price 60 euros.
TUTORIALS ON SUNDAY:
Tutorials (each) Early Bird Rate (if paid by 15 May 2002): EUR
Registration fee for Tutorials includes coffee/tea. Lunch is not included, but is available at Tampere Hall at extra cost.
WORKSHOPS ON THURSDAY:
Full day workshop Early Bird Rate (if paid by 15 May 2002): EUR
Registration fee for Workshops on Thursday includes lunch and 2 coffees/teas.
TERMS OF PAYMENT
All fees should be paid in advance by using EUROs.
Two methods of payment are possible:
1. Bank transfer made payable to
Account holder: SIGIR 2002
Make sure to give participant's name in the bank transfer details. All payments must be "free of any charges for the payee", i.e. all bank charges have to be borne by the sender.
2. Credit card: VISA, Master Card or Eurocard are accepted.
Clearly state your credit card details on the registration form. If the given information is wrong or the credit company does not give authorization to charge your account, the secretariat is entitled to charge the higher rate.
Letter of Confirmation/Receipt
A confirmation and a receipt of your paid fees will be sent to you by e-mail after we have received your payment in full.
Terms of Cancellation
The secretariat must be notified in writing of any cancellations. The following fees will apply: All fees, except for the administration fee of EUR 85, will be refunded for cancellations made on or before 15 May 2002. A 50% refund will be given for cancellations made before 30 June 2002. No refund will be given after this date. For organisational reasons, refunds will be made after the conference. For refund, please inform your full bank account details in writing (including the address of the bank).