Additional deadlines and  registration information


                  Dates of the conference:



  March 19-24, 2018
  Place of the conference:  

Porto, Portugal


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     Call for session organizers (sessions consisting of five or more presentations)

Session's chairs with a substantial number of papers will become the members of the International Professional Board. Proposals to organize the sessions (with English or Spanish as an official language) should be submitted as soon as possible.
Special stipends/awards for session chairs - email for details.


     Abstract Submission, deadlines, and registration:

Pre-register for Academic/Organizational/Author/Students registration code information and rates via email. Registration codes time/deadline sensitive) 


(Already pre-registered participants/authors will be notified)


Information Requested: Name, email address, anticipated title or area of work presented if applicable. This will allow us to provide direct and most current updates and specials not posted on the web.

                      Visa Assistance Request (see pre-registration for details)  

 Special stipends/awards for session chairs - email for details.

  Format A only (short abstract). Poster or oral presentations. Optional: If you wish to submit Extended abstract/paper  (Format B see "Call for Papers" for details and deadlines).
   March 4, 2018 - Recommended deadline for hotel reservation (early hotel reservation recommended)
  After deadline registration (if applicable and accepted): $350.00 (Conference proceedings and materials, professional sessions and events, conference exhibits and applicable social functions included)  
  Pre-register for Academic/Author/Organizational/Students registration discount code if applicable, information and rates via email.  (Time sensitive, separate deadlines apply for the discount codes)
(see Program – Registration - Pre-registration)
(Already pre-registered participants/authors who submitted abstracts will be notified)


Disclaimer:  The eligibility to present a paper does not guarantee its publication and/or indexing as it is subject to different levels of review.

Author/Coauthor: You may check the status (accepted/pending/or other) of your submitted paper under Paper Submissions or directly at  -  Authors: Check Status.

Major delays are caused by: (a) submission in incorrect format  (see format templates and samples at  (b) delays in the responses from the reviewers (c) and obviously due to late submissions by the authors.

All authors are expected to make revisions recommended by the reviewers and upload the paper in correct format  (see  above for  format templates and samples) within a week. 

Please note that the author presenting the paper needs to be registered for inclusion of  the paper in the program. After a payment of the registration (see details at

Additional information 
A registered participant, who is the author or coauthor, may present up to two papers. A presentation of additional papers subject to approval and additional fee of $50.00 per paper due to involved additional costs.
Workshop course fee: $75.00
($50.00 for registered conference participants, applicable code provided/emailed upon registration or difference refunded at the time of conference)
Networking  meeting fee (N1): $50.00 (social program -  N1)

Conference participant companion: $50.00 (Non-technical program, includes Welcome Reception)


Additional registration for Welcome Reception: $50.00

  Additional conference proceedings and materials: $70.00  
   * (Session's chairs being the authors, approved before December  20,  may register at an early registration deadline rate until March 10, 2016)




    Additional registration information/refunds 
  February 10, 2018 - Format B expected and Format A recommended submission date.
  February 20, 2018- Deadline for full refund, excluding minor processing fees
   March 1, 2018 - Deadline for 50% refund excluding minor processing fees.  
Could be waved subject to documented circumstances.

(Check later for updates and details. Information subject to minor changes)



Liability Release: Participants shall remain liable without any exceptions for any liability arising from their participation in the PAHCE conference and associated events. The conference, involved organizations, and organizers do not accept liability for personal accidents, loss of or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons, either during, or directly arising from the PAHCE and associated events participation. Participants are responsible for their own arrangements with respect to health and travel related issues.


     International Professional Board:   (Check later for updates.)
  Contact us at:  pahceadm[AT]  
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    Session/Theme Chair's Corner Specials Professional Board:

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