Frequently asked questions
Q. How much will it cost to attend the Congress?
A. Full registration will be NZ$550. Early-bird registration, available until 1 May 2020, is NZ$450.
Q. Will you issue letters of invitation to aid in the visa process?
A. Letters of invitation will be issued on request to presenters whose papers have been accepted for the Congress. Please be sure to ask your embassy exactly what details should be included in the letter. Due to the large number of participants in the Congress, organisers can only issue one letter per person.
Q. Are travel grants available for the Congress?
A. Travel grants will be made available for some presenters. All recipients must be members in good standing of the relevant national or regional IAHR member association. It is a condition of receiving a grant that you should have an abstract accepted for the Congress. The amount of each grants will be determined once the total number of applicants is known, but all grants will only cover part of the costs of travel to the Congress. Preference will be given to postgraduate and early career scholars, to scholars from weak currency countries and to International Committee delegates.
Q. How do I apply for a travel grant?
A. All recipients must have a paper accepted for the Congress. Please submit your abstract in the usual way by 31 December 2019. Once you have received confirmation that your abstract has been accepted, you may apply for a grant by submitting a CV and covering letter outlining the estimated cost of your travel and what other resources are available to you (or which you have applied for) to enable you to attend the Congress. The deadline for applications will be 24 February 2020. Applications should be submitted by email to [email protected]
Q. How will travel grants be paid?
A. Grants will be paid as reimbursement of documented expenses. Please obtain and keep receipts, and bring them to the Congress, where arrangements for reimbursement will be made.