Short Courses

ECS short courses are all-day classes designed to provide students or the seasoned professional with an in-depth education on a wide range of topics. Taught by academic and industry experts, the small class size makes for an excellent opportunity for personalized instruction helping both novices and experts advance their technical expertise and knowledge.

Short courses are open to the public with special discounts given to meeting attendees.

Short courses will be offered at the 237th ECS Meeting on Sunday, May 10, 2020, from 0800h to 1630h.

Sunday, May 10, 2020 | Montréal, Canada

Registration Fees Course Only
Early Fees*
Course Only Regular Fees* Course
Early Fees*
(Price discounted with the purchase of a meeting registration)
Regular Fees*
(Price discounted with the purchase of a meeting registration)
 ECS Member $525 $625 $400 $500
 Nonmember $675 $775 $550 $650
 ECS Student Member $275 $325 $200 $250
 Student Nonmember $350 $400 $275 $325

*All prices are in U.S. Dollars.

Pre-registration for short courses is required. The early registration deadline is April 6, 2020. The short course registration deadline is May 4, 2020. Any additional registrations after this date will be based on space availability. All short course materials are prepared in digital format and are sent to registrants prior to arrival. If printed materials are desired, registrants will be responsible for the printing of materials and costs associated.

The registration fee for each course includes participation in the course, materials, continental breakfast, luncheon, and light refreshment; the short course registration fee does not include or apply to the general meeting registration, and it is not applicable to any other activities of the meeting. All individuals participating in short courses along with the meeting are required to register for both events.

Short course refund policy: Written requests for short course refunds will be honored only if received at ECS headquarters by May 4, 2020. All refunds are subject to a 10% processing fee and requests for refunds must be made in writing and emailed to Refunds will not be processed until AFTER the meeting.

All courses are subject to cancellation pending an appropriate number of advance registrants. Before making any flight or hotel reservations, please check to make sure the short course that you have selected is being offered.

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