Registration Rates

This year the ISSS conference is in Hai Phong City, Vietnam.

The conference registration fee does not includes accommodation costs or transport to the conference site.

For ISSS, accommodation can be booked using links at:  Hai Phong Accommodation.

For Vietnam residents (government and university), please contact the ISSS office for details about how to register for the conference.


The registration fee for ISSS (July 14-19) includes:

  • The program/abstract book, including a table of contents for the online proceedings
  • Reception on Sunday July 14
  • Banquet on July 18
  • Lunches Monday through Friday
  • ISSS membership fees for 2014
  • Tea/coffee breaks from Monday to Friday.

Registering for the Conference

If you require a letter of invitation for your institution or for visa requirements, please contact the ISSS office at   Please note that all such requests will be checked to establish your identity and intention to participate and will only be processed for those with accepted conference papers.

Registration Rates

ISSS Conference Registrations: Payment by May 10, 2013 Payment from May 10, 2013
ISSS Regular $550 USD $655 USD
ISSS Retired $475 USD $560 USD
ISSS Developing Country $475 USD $560 USD
ISSS Student $335 USD $395 USD
Accompanying partner/spouse $250 USD $250 USD
One-day Registration $185 USD $195 USD
Two-day Registration $325 USD $355 USD
Company/Industry $799 USD $999 USD
Company/Industry One-day $250 USD $350 USD

Notes for the ISSS Conference fees:

Day registration rates include attendance at all sessions, lunch and coffee breaks on that day, and conference program. Additional tickets for the Sunday reception are $25, and for the guests at the evening conference dinner, $50. When registering, choose to purchase additional reception or banquet ticket for your guests.

If guests would like to accompany the conference on the day trip to Cat Ba Island on Wednesday, there is an additional cost of $60 per person. Please also choose this option when you register online if needed.

The cost for accompanying spouse/partner covers attendance at sessions, lunches, Cat Ba Island, reception and banquet. It does not cover conference materials and ISSS membership. 

The ISSS makes every effort to keep the costs of the annual meeting as low as possible. Once a conference has been arranged there are fixed costs that the ISSS must pay, irrespective of the number of people attending the conference. For this reason, the ISSS cannot issue refunds outside the terms of its refund policy.

Refund Schedule for both Conferences
Prior to May 1 Refund minus $75 admin fee
May 1 to June 15 Refund of 50% of registration cost
June 15 to conference No refund
No shows at conference No refund

You should arrange appropriate travel or other insurance to cover any possibilities of loss through cancellation.

All requests for refunds must be submitted to

Changes to the category of registration will incur a $75 administration fee in addition to the new rate cost, to cover bank charges for refunds and administration.

If you are unable to attend, the registration can be transferred to another individual to take your place and that person may present your work.

If you do not attend the conference and have not transferred your place to another person, all conference materials and 2014 membership will be sent to you after the conference.

Other Terms and Conditions

This booking form constitutes a legally binding contract and our terms and conditions take precedence over those of any other organisation in every case. A full list of terms and conditions must be agreed to complete registration online.