A Notice from SCE
In order to preserve the integrity of our conferences, the Society for
Computational Economics will record the names and contact information of
conference participants who fail to show up to present their paper or who cancel
at the last minute.
conference registration fee can be paid in either USD ($395) by credit card
or EUR (300€) by bank wire transfer.
Use the link at the bottom of
this page to access online registration. If you intend to pay by
EUR wire transfer, please read the additional information at the bottom of
this page prior to registering.
The prices quoted
include an early registration discount available for payments received by
April 15, 2012. Starting April 16 the fee will increase to the
standard rate of $450 or 340€. The higher fee applies to all payments received after April 15, even if registration was submitted prior to the
participants, including those who were invited by the program committee to
submit their paper, are expected to pay the full fee. One-day
registration is not available.
The first 40 students who register to present a paper will receive a
discounted registration fee of $345 or 260€, made possible
by sponsorship from the
Journal of Applied Econometrics. To receive the discount,
simply mark the appropriate spot in the online registration form. After the
first 40, students will be charged the standard conference fee.
registration fee includes:
registration drinks on Tuesday afternoon
Reception on Wednesday evening at Czech National Bank
on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
admission to all sessions
conference materials (including program/abstract book and USB memory stick
preloaded with presented papers, sponsored by
one-year membership to the
Participants who wish to present a paper must register and pay
fees by May 1, 2012. After May 1 presenters who have not registered
will be removed from the program.
Welcome Reception at Czech National Bank – Wednesday, June
The customary CEF 2012 Welcome Reception will be hosted by Czech National
Bank, situated near Náměstí
Republiky in Old Town Prague. One ticket for the reception is included
with registration for all participants, and
additional tickets may be
purchased for guests. Hearty hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served, and
the evening will feature violinist-vocalist
Iva Bittová, one of the Czech Republic's most acclaimed musicians.
Conference Dinner – Thursday, June
The optional Conference Dinner will take place in a classic Czech beer hall
serving award-winning traditional Czech cuisine. With free-flowing Pilsner and wine,
an abundant feast, and a bit of folk music to liven the vibe, this will be a
fun, casual evening for all to enjoy.
in the historic Municipal House in Old Town Prague - easily accessed by
metro from the Diplomat Hotel and conveniently situated for those who wish
to continue a night in Old Town after dinner. Dinner tickets are $65
or 50€ per person and guests are welcome. Tickets should be
pre-purchased with registration.
Conference Workshops –
25 and Tuesday, June 26
Please see the
Workshop page for details. Workshop registration is a component of
online conference registration. Registration for the conference is
required for attendance at a workshop. Workshops will take place at
the Diplomat Hotel and include morning and afternoon coffee breaks.
Attendees will be on their own for lunch. The cost is $30 or 24€ for
the one-and-one-half day workshop and $10 or 8€ for the half-day workshop,
payable with conference registration.
policy for registration fees
Cancellation by April 15, 2012: Forfeit US $100 or 75€; balance of prepayment
Cancellation between April 16 and June 1, 2012: Forfeit US $200 or
150€; balance of
prepayment will be refunded
Cancellation after June 1, 2012: No refund
registration with this link:
registration your fees will be calculated in both USD and EUR.
At the end you will select one payment method -- either credit card
(charged in USD) or wire transfer (transferred in EUR which will not be
Paying in EUR will require an international wire transfer involving an
intermediary bank, using a form that includes Field 56.
Please feel free to contact us
by email or phone if you have any questions about this before you begin or
if you encounter difficulty during the process.
NOTICE: We have learned that
some European banks are unable to transfer funds using an intermediary
bank. If you select payment by EUR wire transfer and then find that
this is the case with your bank, it is OK to submit a new registration
using a credit card for payment and we will delete your original
registration. We apologize for the difficulty! We had hoped
that offering this alternative would prove convenient for European
attendees, but we are finding this is not necessarily true for some
Questions about registration? Please
- or - Phone: +1-206-706-8118