Registration

Register and pay at http://ims2015.exordo.com.

Registration packages will cover meeting materials including detailed programme and abstracts on a flash drive, morning and afternoon refreshments and one ticket (1 person) to the Icebreaker Party.

The 31st IAS Meeting of Sedimentology in Kraków is partially sponsored by the International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS), therefore IAS student Members can request a travel grant. IAS Student Members can apply for travel grant on the IAS website.

  Until
28/2/2015
1/3/2015 -
22/5/2015
23/5/2015
onwards
IAS Members 1250 PLN 1450 PLN 1650 PLN
Non IAS Members 1450 PLN 1650 PLN 1900 PLN
IAS Student Members 800 PLN 950 PLN 1100 PLN
Student non-IAS Member 950 PLN 1100 PLN 1250 PLN
Guest of regular participant 650 PLN 650 PLN 850 PLN
Day ticket 550 PLN 550 PLN 550 PLN
Conference Dinner + Wieliczka salt mine tour 290 PLN 290 PLN 290 PLN
 

Note payment has to be made in Polish zloty (PLN). Your registration and abstract submissions without payment of the registration fee cannot be considered.

Participants of field trips and short courses must be also registered for the Meeting. Registration fees are payable by all attendees registered for the meeting and participants of field trips or short courses.
Abstracts will only be included in the conference volume if one of the authors is registered for the meeting.

Payment Options

Registration should be made online via the IAS conference registration website operated by Ex Ordo system. Follow the instructions given therein in the registration and submission workflows.
Payment can be by debit/credit card or bank transfer, and should be made to the Polish Geological Society PayPal account. In the website, you will be asked to select the method of your payment during the registration procedure.

In case of a bank transfer, you will receive an e-mail with the invoice and bank-account info. You should transfer the total amount of your payment within 10 days of your registration and purchase (according to the date specified in the invoice); otherwise, your reservation may be cancelled. All payments must be without charges for the receiver. 
Note: When you make an international wire transfer you can choose who pays the transfer charges appointed as BEN, SHA or OUR codes. In the case of the IAS Meeting of Sedimentology, please, select OUR code. This means that you pay all transfer charges and we receive your full payment.

Payment on-site: Participants can pay the higher, "late registration" fee at the registration desk with cash (in Polish zloty, PLN).

Any problems with the registration and payment should be reported to the organizers by e-mail (ias2015@uj.edu.pl).

Letter of invitation

Upon request, the organizers may send a personal letter of invitation to enable participants to obtain supporting funds or visas to attend this IAS meeting. The invitation letters shall not be considered as an offer of financial support from the organizers.

Personal insurance and visas

Personal insurance is not included in the registration fee (please, remember, field trips in Slovakia or Czech Republic may need addtional insurance).
Poland has belonged to the Schengen Convention since 2007, and the participants coming directly from the Schengen states thus do not need visa for entering the country. All other nationals may enter Poland if possessing a valid travel document (passport) and a visa (if required). You can apply for a Polish visa on-line (choose a suitable interface language by rolling the list at the upper right-hand corner of the screen). More information about entering Poland can be obtained from the Polish embassy/consulate in your own country.

Language of the Meeting

English will be the official language of the meeting and no translation facilities will be provided. Polish is the official language of Poland and visitors may encounter some communication barriers, although most of the service people in Kraków can speak English and many can also communicate in German or Russian.

Cancellation Policy

In case you cancel your participation

Full refund of pre-payment will be given until 28 February 2015. Later, until 15 April 2015, only 50% of the pre-payment will be refunded. No refunding of pre-payment will be given after 22 May 2015, without exceptions.

Cancellation of under-subscribed field trips/short courses

Please book and pay early to help avoid cancellation of field trips/short courses (deadline 28th February 2015). We realize the inconvenience and expense you may sustain due to cancellation. We will make every effort not to cancel anything. However, in times it becomes necessary to cancel field trips/short courses due to under subscription. We cannot accept responsibility for costs associated with any cancellation of under-subscribed field trips or short courses, i.e. airline tickets, hotel costs, etc. Refund of the field trip/short course fee will be issued if it is cancelled. You will be informed about cancellation of field trips/short courses by 15th March 2015.

Responsibility

The organizers of the 31st IAS Meeting make all attempts to provide the necessary services and a smooth conduction of the meeting, but accept no responsibility for any possible disturbances that are beyond the reach of the organizers, such as personal insurance, natural disaster (e.g., flood, fire, etc.), state of emergency, riots, citizen strikes, war, communication accidents, changes of currency exchange rates and similar.