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2016 Registration

There are five registration options. Please note that the conference CD contains the proceedings, the art exhibition, and the poetry anthology. Books and CDs will be distributed at the conference. The poetry anthology can be added to any of the registration options for an additional $20. (Please note that Category (d) for the registration has replaced the special registration options available to teachers and students in the past.)

  1. Full Registration with the Proceedings book, Art exhibition catalog, and CD ($250)
  2. Registration with the Proceedings book and conference CD ($210)
  3. Registration with the Art exhibition catalog and conference CD ($210)
  4. Registration with the conference CD only ($170)
  5. For non-attending artists, with CD provided for downloading ($60)

Please note that one "author" of an accepted paper should register for one of the categories (a), (b), (c), or (d) and "attend" the conference. But category (e) is for not attending "artists" who do not have any paper in the proceedings

The registration desk (located at Mattilanniemi 2, Agora building, University of Jyväskylä) will be open on August 8, 2016, 10am – 6pm and on August 9, 2016, 8:00am – 9:30am. Daily tickets will be sold there for 55 EUR/Day.

Online pre-registration closed in July 2016. At this point, it is necessary to register in person at the conference.  It will be helpful if you email in advance to let us know your name, afilliation, and registration type.

For presenters, overhead and LCD projectors will be available.  Questions regarding papers and presentations should be directed to

If you need to cancel your registration later on, please note that there will be a 10% processing fee, so that only 90% of the registration fee is refundable. Due to the cost of producing the proceedings, there are no refunds for authors.

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Bridges 2016 Student Travel Scholarship


The Bridges Organization is pleased to announce the launch of our Bridges 2016 Student Travel Scholarship program. The scholarship is funded through a generous contribution by Jade Vinson. Bridges 2016 is able to provide some financial assistance for full-time undergraduate and graduate students to travel to the conference venue in Finland. Scholarships up to $500 (USD) are available for intracontinental, and up to $1000 (USD) for intercontinental travel based on the applicant's institution and the location of the Bridges conference.

For complete information about the details please visit the Scholarship page.

Required Travel Documents

All participants will require a valid passport or an officially approved identification card to enter Finland. Depending on the nationality and passport type, some visitors will also need to apply for a temporary visa. To determine if you require a visa, please visit the website of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland:

Visa requirement and travel documents accepted by Finland

As a rule, foreign nationals who require an entry visa are requested to apply for one from the diplomatic mission that represents Finland in their home country.

Finnish missions abroad by country

We recommend that you apply for your visa well in advance of your travel.

Please note that if you need a visa, you must register and pay by April 25, 2016 before receiving any conference invitation letter. Please note that this registration fee is nonrefundable. Please note that for certain countries we are not able to accept credit card payments. In this case you need to send us a bank cashier check or a money order. Thank you.