November 20, 2011
Registration online
November 20, 2011
Abstract submission
January 31, 2012
Extension to Abstract Submission Deadline
March 8, 2012
Abstract acceptance notification
April 15, 2012
Early bird registration deadline
June 10, 2012
Registration online closes
June 17, 2012
Meeting starts

Before the abstract submission you should proceed with the Online Registration in SPEA7 (please click here if you are SPQ MEMBER).

Please be aware that presenting/first authors that want to submit more than two abstracts should contact the organizing committee before registration ( to receive the adequate registration form (50 EUR are charged for each additional abstract).

Steps to register and participate at SPEA7

Please be aware of the steps to undertake to register and participate at SPEA7. The guidelines will improve the efficiency on all organization levels. Thank you for your collaboration!
  • The SPEA7 management platform is prepared for online invoice emission. The correct accounting data should be fulfilled in the SPEA7 registration platform (name of the legal organization receiving the invoice and the corresponding address and tax number) in order to avoid possible errors during the invoice emission process.
  • Abstract submission is only possible after your online registration in SPEA7.
  • After registering, you will receive an e-mail with the SPEA7 Code to access the abstract submission tool in your SPEA7 Personal Area. In this area, and using the SPEA7 Code, you will be able to submit your abstract(s) and replace the submitted abstract(s) at anytime until the deadline for abstract submission.
  • If you don’t receive an e-mail with the confirmation of the abstract(s) submission, please contact us.
  • Please comply with the payment deadline; any form of payment can be used. It is recommended to avoid payments on location since they could imply some delay in issuing the receipts.
  • After identifying the payment, an online receipt will be emitted. The online receipts are legal documents and can be printed and used in our institution accounting system.
  • After payment, if you don’t receive a confirmation e-mail in a period of 7 days, please contact us and/or send us the payment confirmation document (if you are not the first bearer of the bank account, or if the payment is going to be carried out by an institution, please let us know).


All fees for the Congress registration should be paid in EUR (€). VAT is included in all fees. In case payment is made via bank transfer, please note that we must receive the full amount clear of all bank charges.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

All cancellations must be notified in writing (by mail, fax or e-mail) to the Meeting secretariat according to the following conditions. Please note cancellations received:
  • Until February 29, 2012 - € 55 will be withheld for administrative fees
  • From March 1, 2012 till May 31, 2012 - reimbursement of 50% of the fees paid
  • As of June 1, 2012 - no refund can be processed

Consent to the processing of personal data

Every participant agrees to the collection, preservation and processing of personal data contained in the registration form, by the organization for the purpose stated below. The consent is granted for all of the information contained in the registration form collected and processed solely for purposes of processing registration and accommodation requirements for the SPEA7 Meeting and for sending commercial messages to the data subject via electronic means. This agreement should not exceed 5 years and can be cancelled at any time upon request. Summarized data from the registration form may be used by the organization for statistical purposes and for internal use.

Registration Fees

April 15
early bird (€) late(€)
Regular 550 650
Regular SPQ 500 600
PhD Students * 250 350
SIC 400 400
Guests 140 240
Excursion (June 17) ** 60 60

The registration fee for Regular participants, PhD students and SIC members covers:
  • Attendance to SPEA7 presentations, conference proceedings, related working material and coffee-breaks (June 18-20).
  • Gala dinner including visit to a Porto Wine Cellar (June 19), welcome cocktail (June 17) and three working lunches (June 18-20).
The registration fee for Guests covers:
  • Gala dinner including visit to a Porto Wine Cellar (June 19), welcome cocktail (June 17) and three working lunches (June 18-20).
*PhD Students are required to produce a declaration from the supervisor, stating their condition.
**An excursion to the Douro River and/or alternative Social Activities in the afternoon of June 17 will cost 60 Euros that will be included in the overall registration fee. This item should be selected during the Online Registration to guarantee your participation and is subjected to a minimum number of participants.


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