INFO

IEEE IFETC 2024 will be hosted by the University of Bologna, located in the heart of Bologna, Italy, just 25 minutes from the city airport. Please feel free to consult this section in order to get more information about important dates, registration fees and accomodation/venue details.

REGISTRATION

CONFERENCE FEES

Registration fees for conference attendance include:

  • access to IEEE IFETC technical plenary talks and oral sessions
  • access to IEEE IFETC poster sessions
  • access to IEEE IFETC refreshments, including welcome reception
Early bird fee
(before July 31, 2024)
Regular fee
(after July 31, 2024)
IEEE Member€ 610,00€ 732,00
IEEE non Member€ 854,00€ 976,00
IEEE Student€ 305,00€ 366,00
IEEE Life Member€ 305,00€ 366,00
IEEE non-Member Student€ 427,00€ 488,00
Plenary, Keynote & Sponsorfreefree

Please NOTE that all registration fees are VAT included. Registration for the conference does not include admission to Tutorials, Short Courses and the Social Dinner.

Online registrations are open. We look forward to welcoming you in Bologna!

TUTORIAL FEES

Registration fees for Tutorials include:

  • access to a select number of Tutorials (all will take place on September 15th)
  • access to the slides of the selected Tutorials
Early bird fee
(before July 31, 2024)
Regular fee
(after July 31, 2024)
IEEE Member€ 183,00€ 244,00
IEEE non-Member€ 244,00€ 305,00
IEEE Student€ 91,50€ 122,00
IEEE Life Member€ 91,50€ 122,00
IEEE non-Member Student€ 122,00€ 152,50

Please NOTE that all registration fees are VAT included.

SOCIAL DINNER FEE

Date: September 17th, 2024
Cost: € 110,00 per person (VAT included)
Venue: Palazzo Isolani
Via Santo Stefano, 16 – Bologna (Italy)
Map: get directions

Please NOTE that dinner is not included in the registration fee. Remember to book your ticket!

PAYMENT METHODS

Payments of registration fees in Euros (€) can be made by Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard) or Paypal. Online registration and payment by credit card are made on a secure server.

Bank charges are the responsibility of the payer and should be paid in addition to the registration fees

During the registration process you are required to insert Invoice Details. This information will appear on the pro forma invoice you receive by email when completing the registration process. The invoice will be sent by email within 15 days from your registration.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All amendments or cancellations should be submitted by email to secretariat@ifetc2024.org.

Cancellations will be accepted within July 30th, 2024. Before this date the 50% of the amount will be refunded. Please note that bank administration fees will not be reimbursed. All reimbursements will be sent after the congress within 60/90 days. The organizing secretariat  will not be financially liable for individuals affected by travel restrictions.

Please NOTE that no refund will be made for cancellations received after July 30, 2024.

IMPORTANT DATES

NOTIFICATION DATE
(for paper submission)
July 1st, 2024

EARLY REGISTRATIONUntil July 31st, 2024

REGULAR REGISTRATIONUntil August 28th, 2024

ONSITE REGISTRATIONSeptember 15th-18th, 2024

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Accepted abstract presenters are required to register for the Conference
  • All fees are in Euros (€) and payments must be received before the indicated dates
  • Registration fees will be charged by the organizing secretariat upon receipt of the registration form
  • Personalised confirmation will be sent by email once your payment has been receive
  • In order to benefit from the early fee registration discount, payment must be received before the deadline
  • Onsite registration is available during the Conference days (onsite fees will apply)
  • Payments will be refunded according to the cancellation policy

VENUE

IEEE IFETC 2024 will be hosted in the DAMSLab, a laboratory aimed at promoting culture at an urban level. Designed and managed by the Department of Arts of the University of Bologna, DAMSLab is an open space bringing different areas of knowledge into dialogue.

It is located by the prestigious film library Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna. The entrance square of DAMSLab is a multifunctional space, suitable for small events, such as live performances, art exhibitions and workshops.

Located in the city center, DAMSLab is just a 13-minute walk from the train station of Bologna and it is connected by excellent transport links.

The following transit lines have routes that pass near DAMSLab – Dipartimento Delle Arti:

Bus: 19, 35, 576, 671, 94

Train: RV, S1 A, S2 A, S4 B

Self-service bikes are also available.
For additional information visit  Bologna’s official website.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Invitation Letter for VISA purposes

In case you need any information about VISA application procedures, please visit the following website:

vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en

VISA regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedure that apply to you.

An official personalised letter of invitation will be provided to registered participants upon request. In order to receive it please write to secretariat@ifetc.org. Invitation letters for VISA purposes are available only to registered participants.

Please NOTE  that this invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of VISA applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the scientific program. The organizing secretariat will not be financially liable for individuals affected by travel restrictions.

Insurance/liability

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. The organizers do not accept any liability for damages and/or loss of any kind which may be incurred by the congress participants or by any person accompanying them during the congress official activities.

Participants are advised to take out their own personal health and travel insurance for their trip.

Language

English is the official language of the Conference.

Participation

Registration is required for participation to the congress and social activities.

Climate

The average temperature in Bologna in September ranges from a high of 85°F (29°C) to a low of 62°F (17°C). Some would describe it as very warm with a gentle breeze.

ATMs

ATMs can be found all around the country. All of them offer foreign language options and pay out Euros (€).

Exchanging money

Foreign Exchange offices can be found throughout the country.

Credit cards

Credit cards are widely used and accepted.

Most hotels, car-rental agencies, shops, pharmacies, entertainment venues and restaurants accept VISA and MasterCard. Amex isn’t widely accepted and Diner’s is often not accepted.

Currency

Euros (€) is the official currency of Italy.

Driving

Driving in Italy is on the right, as in the continental Europe.

Emergency number

Emergency Line is 112.

Medical treatment

It is advisable to take out medical insurance before traveling.

Pharmacies

Pharmacies are open Monday to Saturday from 09:00 to 19:30. Most of them are closed on Sundays, but there is always one pharmacy in an area that is open 24/7.

Time zone

During late summer in Italy time is given by UTC+02:00.

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