Registration & Accommodation Payment

In addition to the Cruise Package, each conference participant is requested to pay a non-refundable registration fee. A registration covers a maximum of two papers (of which the registrant is co-author) in either oral or poster sessions. Only registered and paid papers will be scheduled in the conference program and proceedings. Registration is valid only when the payment is received and processed.  

META is a community conference, there is no financial subsistence provided for session organizers, session chairs, and invitees. All META participants are required to register and pay the registration fee.

Registration Fee includes admission to all META'18 technical sessions, lunches, exhibit and break areas, conference program, and an electronic copy of the draft proceedings.

Registration fees

All fees are listed in Euro (€).



Early Bird

On or Before
2 April 2018
20 April 2018


21 April 2018
20 May 2018


21 May 2018

Regular €590 €690 €7502
Student1 €390 €490 €5502
Industry (not presenting papers) €750
Reduced Regular3 €490 NA3
Reduced Student3 €290 NA3

1Student ID or certificate should be uploaded during the registration process and provided at the conference check-in desk.

2For non-presenting authors only (unless prior arrangements have been made with the organizers). Authors need complete their meeting registration and pay fees by 7 May 2018. Late payment may result in the abstract not being included in the conference program and any other publications printed for distribution at the conference.

3Reduced Fee Applicable to Successful Applicants Only (limited Funds Available, see "Support Program" section).

4 Reduced Fee - Successful Applicants Must Pay Fees by 7 May 2018 or the offer lapses automatically.


Registration and Payment

Available payment methods: Credit card, PayPal, SOFORT, Bank transfer*

*To obtain an invoice and the bank account details you need to make a pre-registration (below).

*Bank Wire Transfer and other related fees have to be paid by the registrant (please verify carefully during the Wire Transfer payment that all costs are charged to you). Failure to pay the exact required amount before the deadline will result in the exclusion of the paper from the Conference Program.

NB. Unless specifically requested, there will be no mention of the "CRUISE" in the Registration and Accommodation invoice/receipt.

  1. Marseille-Marseille cruise is full. You may try Savona-Savona (Italy) or Barcelona-Barcelona (Spain), see instructions below.
  2. If the room category you are looking for is no more available on our wesbite, you can still make your reservation on abcroisiere website, scroll down the page for detailed instructions. 

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Booking Your Cruise Ship Cabin with abcroisiere:

Marseille-Marseille cruise is full. You may try Savona-Savona (Italy) or Barcelona-Barcelona (Spain), both are compatible with the conference program. To book a room send an e-mail to with the following information:

- Cruise information (select one of the following possibilities):

1. Period: 23 - 30 June 2018; Departure port: Savona (Italy); Ship: Costa Diadema

2. Period: 25 June - 2 July 2018; Departure port: Barcelona (Spain); Ship: Costa Diadema

- First name:

- Last name:

- Date of birth:

- Email address

- Preferred room type (double, triple, quadruple):

- Preferred room category (interior, exterior, balcony):

You can of course also use the services of your preferred travel agency to book your cabin. 


Cancellation and Refund Policy


Days Prior to Departure Cancellation Charge Per Guest
Booking - 120 Days 5% of Total Fare
119 - 90 Days 25% of Total Fare
89 - 57 Days 50% of Total Fare
56 - 30 Days 75% of Total Fare
29 - 0 Days No refund

Registration fee

Refunds less a 5% fee will be given for cancellations received in writing to prior to February 5, 2018. Following this date, no refunds will be given, you may send an alternate to the event without additional charge.





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