30th March - 3rd April 2008, Glasgow, Scotland


On-Site registration to all ECIR'08 events will be available during the conference.

Registration Fees (early registration before 7th March 2008)
Early Registration Late/on-site Registration
Student rate: £240 Student rate: £260
Member rate £290 Member rate: £320
Normal rate £310 Normal rate: £340
Workshop-only £95 Workshop: £95
Workshop-when-registered-to-conference £80 Tutorial: £85
Tutorial-only £75 Industry day: £150
Tutorial-when-registered-to-conference £65  
Industry day £120  

Please note that:

  • All Conference registration fees (i.e. Student, Member and Normal rates) include coffee breaks, conference banquet, a copy of the proceedings printed by Springer in its Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, and other social events. Coffee breaks and working notes will be provided in the tutorials/workshops and industry day events.
  • Proof of student status must be attached in order to qualify for student rate.
  • Member fees apply to members of BCS, BCS-IRSG or ACM SIGIR, and membership number must be provided in order to qualify for member rate.
  • Provision of lunchtime catering is not included in the registration fees at this stage, but is being considered depending on level of sponsorship.
  • Cancellations notified on or before 29th February 2008 will be subject to a 25% cancellation fee. After that date, no refund will be issued to registered participants who cancel after this date or do not show up at ECIR 2008. Registration fees refunds can only be issued after ECIR 2008 has ended.
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If you have any problems, please contact .

Confirmation of registration: Once your registration form is fully processed and your payment is cleared, you will receive a confirmation email from the University. This usually takes a few working days.

Invitation Letters:
- We DO NOT issue letters of invitation for employees of commercial organisations from countries that require a visa to the United Kingdom unless the company is known for being active in information retrieval-related fields. If in doubt, please contact us before registering.
- We can ONLY issue invitation letters when a delegate is duly registered to ECIR 2008, i.e. a registration form has been faxed, and the related registration fees have been fully paid and received by our accounts office. Invitation letters will be issued to requesters from end of January 2008.


An alternative registration form is available for download (DOC format - 353 KB).
- FAX the completed form to (+44) 141 334 5465 or mail it to the indicated address on the bottom of the registration form.
- E-mail us at once you have successfully faxed or sent the registration form.