Registration information

The registration for the 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance is now open. Start the registration process here.

Please complete your registration by the 1st of October 2018. Authors that have not registered by the 1 October deadline will be removed from the conference programme.

Conference fees

The conference fee will offer participants:

  • Admission to all sessions of the conference on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (5-7 November 2018)
  • Three conference lunches
  • Several refreshment breaks throughout the conference
  • The conference dinner

Please note that additional fees apply for:

Fee structure

Early-bird regular until 1 June € 300
Early-bird reduced* until 1 June € 225
Early-bird co-hosts** until 1 June € 270
Regular 2 June – 1 October € 375
Reduced* 2 June – 1 October € 280
Co-hosts** 2 June – 1 October € 340
Late registration regular 2 October – 7 November € 415
Late registration reduced* 2 October – 7 November € 315
Late registration co-hosts** 2 October – 7 November € 375
On-site registration 5 – 7 November as above
Special Taskforce and Meeting day (Thursday) € 50
Additional dinner ticket € 65

* Eligible for the reduced fee are students (graduate and PhD) and participants from developing countries. Students must supply by email ( a document, such as a student ID or letter of supervisor/university, stating that the student is currently enrolled at a college or university. Eligibility for the reduced fee for developing country participants is determined by the country of residence in a low, lower-middle, or upper-middle income economy according to World Bank classification 2016 (i.e. eligibility is based on country of residence, not on citizenship).

** Eligible for the co-host fee are staff members of the co-hosting institutions of the conference.

In order to benefit from the reduced fees for early registrations, you need to complete your registration and pay the registration fee before 1 June 2018. In case of cancellation before 15 September 2018, we will repay the registration fee with a deduction of 30% for banking and administrative costs. After 15 September 2018, the registration fee is non-refundable.

The conference does not offer day registration. In order to ensure coherence of the programme and continuing discussions we encourage participants to attend all conference days.

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner is included in the registration fee for all participants of the conference but needs to be selected as an option in the registration form so that we know how many people will attend. If you would like to bring someone else along to the dinner, you can order an additional dinner ticket (€ 65) during the registration process.