ENCATC Congress 2024

Culture that matters: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Sustainable Futures 18-20 September 2024, Lecce, Italy
How do I register and what are the fees?

Register here to confirm your participation and attendance to the Congress. The fees are available on this page.

Do I have to be an ENCATC Member to attend the Congress?

No, it is not a requirement to be an ENCATC member to access the 2023 ENCATC Congress. However, Congress participants have a special rate to register as new members. Not yet a member? ENCATC accepts applications for new membership year-round! Apply here!

Is there a ticket refund?

For the cancellation policy, please visit this page.

What Is the working language of the Congress?

The working language is English. Unfortunately, simultaneous translation will not be available.

Can I attend the Congress online?

No; the Congress will be held in presence only. None of the sessions will have possibility to join remotely online.

Can I deliver my presentation at the Education and Research Session online?

No; the Congress will be held in presence only. All presentations selected for the Education and Research Session must be delivered in presence in Lecce, Italy. 

What ticket should I buy as an Education and Research Session presenter?

All presenting (co-)authors at the E&RS need to be registered for the full Congress programme. Student or YERF tickets are not applicable to E&RS presenters.

I'm a student and will present at the Education and Research Session. What ticket do I need to buy?

All confirmed presenters for the Education and Research Session, regardless if they are BA/MA/PhD students, must purchase the full 3-days ticket to the Congress. 

If a delegate of my institution buys a daily pass, can I purchase a second delegate ticket?

No, you can't. The second and third delegate fees can be purchased when the first delegate of your institution bought a full pass to the congress, either member or non-member fee. The discount ENCATC provides for the second and third delegates to attend the full congress is based in the principle that the first delegate is also attending the full congress.

Which kind of participants can participate In which sessions?
  • The Education and Research Session is open to experienced researchers and educators. According to the European Charter, an experienced researcher is a researcher with at least four years of research experience (full-time equivalent) after obtaining a university degree giving them access to doctoral studies in the country in which the university degree was obtained, or researchers already holding a doctorate, regardless of the time taken to obtain this doctorate degree. This can be considered someone aged 35+.
  • The Young and Emerging Researchers’ Forum is open to young researchers. According to the European Charter for researchers, a “Young researcher / Early career researcher” is a researcher during the first five years (full-time equivalent) of their research activity, including the research training period. This can be considered up to 35 years of age. Please note that this category is not eligible to present papers in the ENCATC Research Session. Emerging researchers in the ENCATC frame are considered confirmed professionals who intend to continue or enter into research/policy-oriented careers after several years of practice. The emerging researcher has no limit of age. Emerging researchers are eligible to present their papers to the Research Session.
Where should I book my hotel?

On the Practical info page of the Congress website, under "Accommodation", you can find a list of recommended hotels.

Can I register on site in Lecce?

No, the registration will be available only online.

Is public transportation included in the Congress registration fee?

Transport is not included in the fee. To check the different transport options at local level, please visit the practical information page.

I registered as a PhD student attending ONLY the YERF, do I have access to other sessions?

No, your ticket doesn’t give you access to the other sessions of the Congress. To access the full Congress, you have to pay the full fee.

How do I know if I can benefit from members discounted fee?

Please check the list of ENCATC members here.