The Cotton Conference in brief

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • The Conference will be held at the Bremen Town Hall (“Rathaus Bremen”) and the Bremen Cotton Exchange building. The “Bremen Cotton Night” event takes place at the “Bremer Ratskeller”, close to the Town Hall.

  • The Conference languages are English and German. Simultaneous translation will be provided for the Conference sessions in the Town Hall.

  • Registration is possible either online on this website, or with a registration form. Please use one registration form for each participant and ensure that you register in time. The admission ticket and Conference papers will be provided at the Conference desk.

    • 20th March 10:00 – 17:00 at the Bremen Cotton Exchange
    • 21st March 08:00 – 17:00 at Bremen Town Hall
    • 22nd March 08:00 – 17:00 at Bremen Town Hall
  • Your Conference materials, as well as your ticket for the “Bremen Cotton Night” event will be handed out at the Conference desk.

  • The Conference fee of EUR 700 includes the use of the simultaneous translation system, drinks during the coffee breaks, use of the “Internet Café”, as well as Wi-Fi.

    The “Bremen Cotton Night” fee is EUR 99 incl. dinner and drinks. The ticket price for the “Bremen Cotton Night” includes 19% VAT.

  • A reduction of EUR 50 off the Conference fee is granted to

    • “Early Birds” who register by 15th January 2018.

    A reduction of EUR 100 off the Conference fee is granted to

    • University members/members of research institutions
    • Bremen Cotton Exchange members

    The Conference is free for students.

  • To cancel your registration, please contact the Bremen Cotton Exchange. For cancellations received after 5th February 2018, an administrative fee of 25% of the total sum will be charged. Cancellations received after 7th March 2018 will be liable for the total fee.

  • The proceedings of this Conference, as well as the previous ones, will be available for download shortly after the Conference. You can find them in the proceedings archive section of the Bremen Cotton Exchange Homepage.

  • People with YELLOW name tags are part of the organisation team and can answer your questions, or they will direct you to the person in charge.