Registration, fees and policy

Registration is now closed.

For further information on registration and payment, please contact:

IAC 2022 Congress Registration Secretariat
T: +41 22 33 99 591

Registration fees

Face to Face

Included in the “Face to Face” option are

  • three days of conferences
  • coffee & croissants breaks and lunch during the first 3 days
  • a cocktail reception at the Ariana Museum
  • an evening meal before the UNESCO evening
  • a daily bus trip to visit the national exhibitions in Neuchâtel and Renens
  • a cocktail reception at the Château de Nyon
  • free access to the various partner exhibitions of the Congress
  • a closing dinner.

Replay on Demand

With the Replay on Demand option, a link will be given to participants a few days after the Congress where the recorded lectures can be viewed. Participants with the “Face to Face” option will also have access to the recordings.

Registration fee for Swiss schools

Flat rate per school which gives access to all students of the three Swiss ceramic schools. This includes the conferences of the first 3 days of the Congress at the CICG, meals not included.


Registration fee for members of the Press

Members of the press are entitled to a reduced registration fee subject to the following conditions:

1. The media person must be able to provide documentation of which press outlet she/he represents.
2. The IAC would appreciate if you announce the Congress in advance in the press/media channel(s) you represent.
3. The IAC would appreciate receiving copies of the published material for its archive.

Registration fee for students

Valid for students enrolled for the academic year 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 in official institutions related to the field or theme of the Congress, or in public schools with an official recognition title. Students must present proof of enrolment in a specialised school.

The student fee includes the lectures of the first 3 days of the Congress at the CICG, meals not included.


Registration fee for accompanying persons

Persons wishing to accompany a Congress participant and participate in the fringe activities of the Congress can benefit from a reduced rate.

The accompanying person fee includes: the evening events (at the Ariana Museum, UNESCO, the Castle of Nyon), the bus trip, and access to the various partner exhibitions of the Congress.

Conferences are not included.


Please note that all payments must be made in advance and in Swiss francs (CHF).

Please choose your payment method in the online registration form. The options are:

  • Online credit card payment (VISA, EuroCard/MasterCard, American Express)
  • Bank transfer

Cancellation policy

All cancellations must be made by email to the MCI Group

For cancellations received before midnight CET on Wednesday 10 August 2022, deposits will be refunded less a 25% administration fee. After this date, no refunds will be possible.

Terms and Conditions

Hotel reservations

Here is a list of suggested hotels that you can book via the Expedia platform at the end of your Congress registration.

The criteria are as follows:

1) Less than 1.5 km walking distance from the Congress venue (CICG).
2) All hotels are located on public transport routes (either bus or tram), which allow access to the Congress venue (CICG). The ticket for public transport is given free of charge to people staying in a hotel.
3) Reasonable prices
4) Hotel category: 3 stars

Participants will be able to define/change the criteria themselves when making their choice as Expedia’s features are integrated into the registration system.


Welcome to Geneva

Welcome to Geneva!

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Congress theme

The theme of the 2022 Congress is "Melting Pot. From Alchemical Crucible to Cultural Crucible."

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The Geneva 2022 Congress will address notions related to the "melting pot".

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Accommodation & general information

General information related to the Congress and Geneva can be found here.

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