Frequently asked questions
- When will I know if my proposal has been accepted?
- If my proposal was accepted How do I submit my complete paper?
- Can I read the proposals submitted by other participants?
- How can I submit a proposal for one of the pre-conferences?
- What are the key dates for submitting proposals of documents or panels?
- How much is the registration fee?
- How can I register?
- What does include the registration fee?
- Can I have a registration discount?
- How can I register for a pre-conference?
- Are there any grants available?
- Where can I request for my registration package?
- Do I need a visa to visit Colombia?
- Do I need an official invitation letter to apply for a visa? How can I get it?
- Do I need an official invitation to show to the institution that I work for in order to apply for funding? How can I get one?
- Where will the conference take place?
- Travel to Cartagena
- Are funds available to compensate travel expenses?
- About Cartagena
- I would like to present and / or sponsor the Conference. How can I do this?
The chairs and vice-chairs of IAMCR sections and working groups will notify you about their decision on April 3rd, 2017.
Submit your paper at https://iamcr.org/submit2017. The deadline for submitting is June 26th, 2017.
Yes. All the accepted proposals by the IAMCR will be online after April 24th, 2017 and then they will be presented during the Conference.
Each pre-conference has its own policies. Please check the pre-conference web page at http://cartagena2017.iamcr.org/pre-conferences/ for more information about How and When to submit your proposal.
IAMCR 2017 SCHEDULE
|December 1st, 2016||Open Conference System (OCS) available to upload abstracts at http://iamcr-ocs.org.|
|February 9th, 2017||Open Conference System (OCS) is closed|
|April 3rd, 2017||Notification to participants about their proposals.|
|April 17th, 2017||Deadline to apply for a travel grant.|
|April 24th, 2017||Deadline to confirm the participation in the Congress.|
|June 26th, 2017||Deadline for submitting the full document.|
|June 29th, 2017||Final agenda of the Congress.|
|July 16th–20th, 2017||IAMCR 2017 Congress.|
You can check the registration fee here: cartagena2017.iamcr.org/registration-fees
Registration will open soon at https://iamcr.org/register2017.
Your registration fee includes: daily to the Congress, lunch, coffee breaks, a Welcome Reception on Sunday July 16th, 2017 and a participant kit. Accommodation, transport service and entrance to pre and post Congress events are not included.
Yes. There is a discount for those who register in the early-stage. This discount will be available until May 10th, 2017. For more information about registration fees here.
The pre-conferences have their own registration policies and procedures. See the pre-conference link of your interest on this site for more information.
The IAMCR offer 16 grants up to USD $ 1,500 to early-stage researchers who are members of the Association, residing in low- and middle-income countries and their proposals have been accepted. Donations can be used to cover travel expenses and registration fees. Please check: http://iamcr.org/travel_grants/travel-grants-2017 for more information and apply online.
The registration of participants and the delivery of registration packages will be available from Sunday July 16th to Thursday July 20th, 2017, at the venue: Centro de Convenciones Cartagena de Indias. Opening time: Sunday: 14:00 - 17:30 Monday to Thursday: 8:00 to 17:00 There will be also three information points available throughout the event for general inquiries.
Please check this in the Colombian foreign affairs Webpage. According to your nationality and the time you plan to stay in the country, you must apply for a visa to enter to Colombia. You can find this information on that website of the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: http://www.cancilleria.gov.co/sites/default/files/Fotos2016/nacionalidades_a_las_cuales_colombia_exige_visa_30jun2016_0.pdf
Once your proposal has been accepted, or if you want to participate in the Conference, and if an official letter is required to process your visa, contact the local organizing committee of the Congress at email@example.com In addition to requesting a formal invitation from the IAMCR 2017 organization, you must know that you are responsible for applying for the Colombian Visa to attend the Congress. For more information about the type of Visa you should apply and the procedure you must complete, please visit the website of the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: http://www.cancilleria.gov.co/sites/default/files/Fotos2016/nacionalidades_a_las_cuales_colombia_exige_visa_30jun2016_0.pdf. Please note that IAMCR and Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios -UNIMINUTO will not be financially responsible if you cannot obtain the Visa. If you want an official invitation letter, send your full name, address, nationality, passport number, proposal name and the section or working group in which it will be presented.
Once your proposal has been accepted and you need an official letter of application for funding at your institution, you must send your full name, address, nationality, passport number, the name of your proposal and the section or working group in which will be presented.
The congress will be held from July 16th to 20th, 2017, at the Cartagena de Indias Convention Center in Cartagena, Colombia.
The necessary information for the trip to Cartagena can be found in the "plan your trip" section of the website: http://cartagena2017.iamcr.org/la-sede-del-evento/?lang=es
The IAMCR offers 16 grants up to USD $ 1,500 to early-stage researchers who are members of the Association, residing in low- and middle-income countries and their proposals have been accepted for their presentation. Donations can be used to offset travel expenses and registration fees. Please check: http://iamcr.org/travel_grants/travel-grants-2017 for more information and apply online.
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