Registration and accommodation

The X Conference on Childhood Studies
Registration is open from January 2nd

Registration timetable

  • 2 January: Registration begins (Early-Bird fee is applied)
  • 17 March: Early-Bird registration closes
  • 18 March – 31 April: Regular registration fee applied
  • 1 May onwards: Late registration fee is applied

Registration

To register for the conference and to make an accommodation reservation, please complete the on-line registration form HERE 

Kindly first read the instructions and conditions given below.

Reservations will be handled on a “first come – first served” basis. Each form is to be filled in individually by only one participant. If you have problems with completing the on-line form, please contact the local conference secretariat at Confedent International:

Confedent International
E-mail: childhood2024@confedent.fi
Phone: +358 50 4644 757

Registration fees

Member of The Finnish Society for Childhood Studies:

  • Conference fee - early bird fee              120€
  • Conference fee - regular fee                  170€
  • Conference fee - late fee                        200€

If you are interested in joining The Finnish Society for Childhood Studies, you can find more info here -> Membership - Lapsuudentutkimuksen seura (yhdistysavain.fi)

Non-member:

  • Conference fee - early bird fee                170€
  • Conference fee - regular fee                    200€
  • Conference fee - late fee                         240€

Online participation                                           100€

  • includes 2 keynote speeches
  • workshop attendance in sub-session which the participants abstract has been selected

Dinner tickets (thu 16.5.2024)                                 72,50€

(price updated 9.2.2024 to include cloakroom service fee)

  • 3 course menu, appetizer, coffee/tea/water
  • Other food drinks can be purchased separately on site
  • Cloakroom service 

Abstract book (online version of the abstract will become available for download)        

  • Price for ordering a physical abstract book            15€

 

Payment of registration fees

  • Invoice payment:
    • Invoicing fee EUR 18 will be added to all invoices. Note that an additional fee of EUR 18 will be charged for any changes to a sent invoice (e.g. invalid invoicing address or additional data not given during registration).
    • The invoice reference number must show as identification on bank transactions. The invoice will include all necessary international bank information for the bank transfer. All bank charges should be covered by the payer.
    • Registration and other reservations will be confirmed only once a full payment has been received.
  • Credit card payment:
    • The following credit card are accepted: Visa, MasterCard and Maestro.
    • Credit card payments are processed via an SSL secured credit card payment link at the end of the on-line registration form.
    • Registration and other reservations will be confirmed only once a full payment has been received.

 

Cancellation and refund policy

All cancellations must be made in writing to childhood2024@confedent.fi

For registration and accommodation (cancellation or early departure), a fee of EUR 50 will be applied to all cancellations made by March 11, 2024.

No refunds will be made for cancellations made after March 11, 2024.

100% payment to be made if fees not paid at the time of cancellation. No-show is not considered a cancellation. Denial of a visa application to Finland does not entitle to any refunds.

The conference organisers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, for loss of, or damage to property belonging to participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the conference. The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind so please check the validity and coverage of your own travel insurance.

The organisers do not take responsibility for force majeure reasons for cancellation of the event (natural disaster, outbreak of severe contagious epidemic, major strikes etc.). In such case, the organising committee will decide upon refunding of paid fees.

Accommodation

The conference organiser has booked room quotas for the conference participants in the following hotels. The below mentioned prices are only valid for reservations made via the registration form. Early reservation of accommodation is recommended.

To guarantee your hotel reservation, a deposit of one night's room rate is required. The deposit will be deducted from the total accommodation cost, that is to be settled at the hotel upon departure.

The hotel room rates include VAT and breakfast. Rooms are reserved on a first come - first served basis. For late bookings, availability can’t be guaranteed.

Should you need more information, contact us at childhood2024@confedent.fi

Hotel options:

Scandic Paasi
Paasivuorenkatu 5 B
00530 Helsinki

This stylishly decorated hotel has excellent service, a casual atmosphere, and a peaceful location in the Siltasaari district in Hakaniemi. Public transport passes nearby the hotel, making it easy to explore the atmosphere of the capital, even on foot.

Room rates (room/night)

EUR 152 Standard single room
EUR 172 Standard double room

EUR 172 Superior single room
EUR 192 Superior double room

Distance from the venue: 0,7 km

Scandic Hakaniemi
Siltasaarenkatu 14
00530 Helsinki

Spacious rooms in Hakaniemi with excellent transport connections. Metro, tram and buses stop in front of the hotel, making it easy to explore the urban atmosphere of the Finnish capital.

Room rates (room/night)

EUR 132 Standard single room
EUR 152 Standard double room

EUR 152 Superior single room
EUR 172 Superior double room

Distance from the venue: 0,6 km

Eurohostel
Linnankatu 9
00160 Helsinki

Cozy atmosphere, friendly staff with a wealth of knowledge on Helsinki – and all for an attractive price. Most sights of Helsinki are within a short walking distance from the hostel. Trams 4 and 5 take you easily to the city center and back. All floors have separate showers and washroom facilities for men and women.

Room rates (room/night)

EUR 83,00 Standard single room
EUR 94,90 Standard double room

Distance from the venue: 1,7 km

Cancellation and refund policy

All cancellations must be made in writing to childhood2024@confedent.fi

For registration and accommodation (cancellation or early departure), a fee of EUR 50 will be applied to all cancellations made by March 11, 2024.

No refunds will be made for cancellations made after March 11, 2024.

100% payment to be made if fees not paid at the time of cancellation. No-show is not considered a cancellation. Denial of a visa application to Finland does not entitle to any refunds.

The conference organisers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, for loss of, or damage to property belonging to participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the conference. The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind so please check the validity and coverage of your own travel insurance.

The organisers do not take responsibility for force majeure reasons for cancellation of the event (natural disaster, outbreak of severe contagious epidemic, major strikes etc.). In such case, the organising committee will decide upon refunding of paid fees.