Countdown to ICPCE 2018

FAQ

Here are the frequently asked questions (FAQ) relating to ICPCE 2018. For other enquiries please email the Conference Chair, Dennis Relojo, dennis.relojo@gmail.com

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REGISTRATION

How do I register? – Simply pay the registration fee. Upon payment, you will see your name on the list of registered participants

How much is the registration fee for paper presenters? Are there any discounts for registering early? – Please visit the registration page. Members of Asian Psychological Association (APsyA) will receive discounted rates. 

Is the registration fee refundable?  – No.

Is the registration fee transferable? – Yes. 

I am a master’s/PhD student, can I avail of the student rate? – Yes. You will be required to show your student ID during the conference.  

Who can register? – Everyone. 

I am from a developing country, can you give me a discount? – No. 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

How do I submit a paper presentation? – Please send an abstract to dennis.relojo@gmail.com

What is the format of the abstract? –  Research abstract of around 250 words should be sent in Word format to dennis.relojo@gmail.com. Spelling should be in British English. 

How many papers can I submit? – You may submit a maximum of three abstracts to the conference. Delegates wishing to present more than one paper are eligible for a 50% discount off the registration rate for their succeeding papers.

Why was my abstract rejected?  There are a number of reasons why a submission may be rejected. The submission may: 1) be considered to contain unoriginal work; 2) not relevant to the conference theme; 3) poorly written research abstract; 4) did not meet the standards required for presentation.

Can I present a paper that has already been, or will be presented at another conference? – Presenting research that has already been presented (or will be presented) elsewhere is not acceptable.

Can I present a co-paper? – Yes. However, co-presented papers are given the same 15-minute time slot (including time for Q&A) as papers presented by a single individual. Each attending author must register for the conference individually. 

Are the deadlines firm? – Yes. Please refer to the dates on the right hand side.

ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE

Will ICPCE issue a Letter of Invitation to me? – Yes. Please send a request to dennis.relojo@gmail.com

How will I know which documents the Philippine Embassy will require?  Since visa requirements are country-specific, you have to check your local Philippine embassy or consulate for details.

The embassy/consulate has denied my visa request. Can you intervene? – No. ICPCE 2018 will not intervene under any circumstances. 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Is there a conference proceedings? – Yes. Abstracts will be published on a special issue of Psychreg Journal of Psychology

When will the conference proceedings be published? – We anticipate it to be published on March 2019.

Who are the editorial board members of Psychreg Journal of Psychology – Our editorial board members are recognised in their fields and are from top universities in the world. Please visit the Journal’s website for details.

ACCOMMODATION AND VENUE

Where is the conference venue? – The venue will be held at New Era University in Quezon City, Philippines. 

Would there be halal food served? – New Era University will provide vegetarian option during the event. 

Is accommodation included in the registration fee? – No, accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Participants are responsible for looking for their accommodation.

Can you recommend a good hotel? – You may wish to consider Seda Vertis North and Great Eastern Hotel. Alternatively, you can check other nearby hotels via TripAdvisor, Agoda, etc. 

How do I get from the airport to the conference venue? – There are taxis at Manila airport which will take you to the conference venue.  

OTHER QUESTIONS

What is Psychreg? – Psychreg is a global psychology platform. It runs a podcast and publishes the Psychreg Journal of Psychology. 

Would you provide tour package? – In keeping with the aims of ICPCE 2018, we tried to ensure that early career researchers and postgraduate students are actively represented during the conference. Hence, we made the registration fees as reasonable as possible. Owing to this, the conference organisers would not be in a position to offer any touring service. However, Quezon City  prides itself for its historical places and landmarks, shopping malls, natural sheds and parks, and also a wide variety of leisure spots – all of which are within travelling distance from the conference venue. 

How many CPD points is the conference worth? – CPD points is on process. We will update the website as soon as we have it.  

Is there a CHED Memo? – No.

Is Psychreg a CPD provider? – No.

Who can attend ICPCE 2018? – The conference is open to everyone with an interest in psychology, counselling, and education.

I am an undergraduate student and would like to present a paper at ICPCE 2018. Can I submit an abstract? – Yes. 

Can I see the conference programme? – This will published on the conference website in due course.

Which is the cheapest airline to fly to the Philippines? – You can look for cheap flights via AlternativeAirlinesSkyScanner, etc. 

When and where is the next Psychreg conference? – Psychreg will host an international conference in Romania (on September 2018) and in Portugal (on December 2018). Details will be available on Psychreg website.