Things to Know About an ECS Meeting

ADA Accessibility:

Special accommodations for those attendees living with a disability will be handled on an individual basis. Contact the ECS headquarters at, immediately if you will need assistance.

Permissions Granted to ECS

ECS reserves the right to electronically record any or all meeting-related events. By registering for and/or attending an ECS meeting you are granting ECS permission to use any recording or photography made of you at any meeting event or anywhere within the meeting venue.

Speaker Indemnification:

The ideas and opinions expressed in the technical sessions, conferences, and any handout materials provided are those of the presenter. They are not those of ECS, nor can any endorsement by ECS be claimed.

Financial Assistance

Many ECS divisions offer travel grants to students, postdoctoral researchers, and young professionals to attend ECS biannual meetings. Applications are available online here and need to be received by Feb. 17, 2017. Additional financial assistance is very limited and generally governed by the symposium organizers. Individuals may inquire directly to the organizers of the symposium in which they are presenting their paper to see if funding is available. For general travel grant questions, please contact

Photography and Recording:

Is Not Permitted in Technical Sessions
By attending the ECS meeting, you agree that you will not record any technical session activity, without the express written consent from ECS. If you violate this policy you will be removed from the meeting and your registration will be revoked without the possibility of a refund.

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Publish Your Paper:

ECS Transactions—all full papers and posters presented at ECS meetings are eligible for submission to the online proceedings publication, ECS Transactions (ECST). Please see each individual symposium listing in the New Orleans Call for Papers to determine if your symposia will publish an “enhanced” or “standard” issue of ECST. Please visit the ECST website for additional information, including overall guidelines, deadlines, instructions, a manuscript template, and more. Additionally, authors presenting papers at ECS meetings, and submitting to ECST, are also encouraged to submit to the Society’s technical journals.