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Register here for
ECOC 2020

Registration fees are set differently for virtual authors presenting a paper (on line) at ECOC 2020 and virtual participants. 


 Virtual Authors Registration deadline
15 November 2020 
 IEEE/OSA/IET/URSI Member   € 500
 Non-Members   € 600
 Students (*)    € 200
 Workshops only (Sunday)    € 80

Important notice on Author registration:

-   Authors are required to register prior to 15 November 2020 to ensure their paper is inserted in the programme.
-   If no author is registered by 15 November 2020, the paper will be removed from the programme.
-   Author registration can only cover the presentation of 2 papers at max. 

Important notice on Post-Deadline Author registration:

-   If you submitted a Post-Deadline paper
         -  and you are a presenter / author of a regular / invited / extended / tutorial paper in the regular sessions of ECOC 2020, you should register as an author
         -  and you are not presenting any paper in the regular sessions of ECOC 2020, you can register as "on-line participant

-   so, submitting a Post-Deadline paper this does not impact your registration for ECOC 2020. 

Acceptance notification of Post-Deadline Papers is expected on Tuesday 08 December 2020. The registration platform remains open until Thursday 10 December 2020.


 On-line Participants Prior to
15 November 2020 
As of
16 November 2020
 IEEE/OSA/IET/URSI Member   € 160  € 220
 Non-Members   € 185  € 240
 Students (*)    € 80  € 115
 Workshops only (Sunday)    € 30  € 40
11th European Photonic Integration Forum (Wednesday) free (but registration required)


All rates are in EUR and deadlines expire at 23.59 hrs CET time

* “Student” is defined as enrolled in either a Master Degree programme or a PhD programme. Proof of enrollement needs to be provided to qualify for “student registration”. Only students who did not obtain their PhD by 28 August 2020 (paper submission deadline) qualify as “Students”.


Register here for
ECOC 2020

The Author & Virtual Pax ECOC 2020 registration fees include:

- Virtual access to the scientific sessions, including the workshops on Sunday
- Virtual access to the ECOC 2020 exhibition (07-09 December, 2020) (**)
- Online access to the abstracts, presentations and papers starting 30 November 2020 till 31 January 2021
- If you are an author at one of the Sunday Workshops, you author registration fee is covered by your ECOC 2020 registration fee (Author or Virtual Pax fee)

(**) Virtual Attendee Policy Nexus Media Events (as organiser of the virtual exhibition) will use the personal information provided during the registration process to host and manage this digital event, and for analysing visitor traffic in order to improve the event experience for attendees as part of an ongoing process. During registration, you may have chosen to withhold permission to share your data with third parties (i.e. sponsors & exhibitors), however when entering a virtual exhibition booth, your personal information will be shared with the exhibitor or sponsor to allow them to engage with you. If you accept a connection or meeting invite, then your full contact details will be shared directly with another attendee, sponsor or exhibitor.


The ‘workshops only’ fees include:

-   Virtual access to the workshops on Sunday
-   Online access to the abstracts, presentations and papers from the workshop till 31 January 2021


Immediately after submitting and paying your online registration form, an automatic confirmation is sent by email. If you do not receive this automatic confirmation, your registration has not been made successfully.

All payments are to be made in EURO, net of all bank charges and commissions for the receiver.
Payment is to be made by credit card: Only VISA, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.

Registered participants can request an invitation letter during the registration process. Letters will only be sent when full payment is received.

In registering for ECOC 2020, participants agree that neither ECOC nor the Organizing Secretariat, URSI or IMEC assume any liability whatsoever.

Cancellations received no later than 15 November, 2020, entitle registered persons to a full refund less € 120,00 administration costs.
No refunds can be made for cancellations received after this date.

You state that you are an authorized user of the credit card and that the associated information entered is accurate. You authorize URSI to charge the booked amount to your credit card.

We cannot accept liability if the payment is refused or declined by the credit/ debit card supplier (due to the customer quoting incorrect card details or other reasons).