Payment Options

Subject to space availability, we welcome registrations until the start of the conference. However, your conference presentation will not be scheduled until you have paid your registration fees or made arrangements through the Accounts department to pay your fees on-site at the conference. Contact for more information. 

When you are ready to pay the registration fee, follow the instructions on the CG Publisher registration payment page. Here are some tips and reminders about the payment process:

  • Payments are made to Common Ground Publishing, LLC
  • Payment may be made by check, bank transfer or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, or American Express).
  • All payments must be in US dollars (USD).

Payment by Credit Card

  • The credit card transaction will be processed by "Common Ground Publishing LLC."
  • Your credit card will be charged when you submit the credit card information. Please do not submit the information until you are ready for the charge to be processed. Allow 3 business days for the charge to appear on your credit card.
  • An itemized invoice/statement will be issued and confirmation of your credit card authorization will be sent with your receipt.

Payment by Bank Transfer:

  • For any bank transfer made from outside the US: please include an additional US$30 per transfer to the total amount transmitted. This fee covers intermediary banks' service charges. All bank charges for remittances are to be borne by the participant. Failure to pay this fee will result in an incomplete registration
  • Once you have made the transfer, email with the following details: 1. Date of Transfer, 2. Amount, 3. Invoice Number, 4. Name of Remitter
  • Bank transfer information (bank name, routing number) are on the CG Publisher registration payment page
  • Please include your registration number (A13R0…) in the description section of your transfer
The bank account details will be listed in your registration confirmation email

Payment by Check

  • Please include your registration number (A13R0…) on your remittance advice.

  • Checks or money orders should be made payable to "Common Ground Publishing" in USD only. (If you are from a country outside of the United States, please speak to your bank to make sure that the check is accepted in US banks. Any applicable fees for international checks will be deducted from the payment.)
  • Mailing address is available on the CG Publisher registration payment page.
  • Email confirmation will be sent upon receipt of your payment.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Cancellation and Refund Policies - Conferences

Change or Exchange Registration
Cancel Registration for Conference or Extra Activities
Refund Policies


Changes to Registration

1. Change Registration Type:

  • You may upgrade your registration (for example, from "one day" to "full") at any time without penalty.
  • You may change your registration type (for example, from "full" to "one day"); see Refund Policy for fees.
  • If you have registered as an attending participant and are unable to attend the conference, you may convert your registration type to article presentation, which will keep your paper in the community peer review process for possible publication in the journal. See Refund Policy for fees.

2. Exchange Registrations:

  • You may cancel your conference registration at any time and offset your registration fees to attend another Common Ground Publishing conference. See Refund Policy for fees.
  • You may transfer your registration to another participant for the same conference. Attendee substitutions are allowed, but notification must be made in writing via email by clicking the "Submit Request" button below. If there is no written notification of transfer, you will be classified as a "no show" at the conference and will be responsible for the full conference registration.


Cancel Registration:

1. Conference Registration:

If you are unable to attend the conference and are unable to transfer your registration to another person, you may request a refund of your conference registration fee. You need to send us a written request via email clicking the "Submit Request" button below. The amount you are refunded will depend upon the date that we receive your request. See Refund Policy.

2. Extra Activities Fees:

Extra Fees (including, but not limited to, accommodations, conference dinners, and conference tours): Cancellation of extras within six weeks of conference will incur fees depending on the time limits given by the conference staff via email and website notification. Substitutions are possible; however, if it is past the deadline given for changes to extras, then the registrant is responsible for finding a substitute.

Refund Policy:

  • No exception will be made to the cancellation/refund policy for registrants unable to obtain a travel Visa. Obtaining a travel Visa is the responsibility of the registrant. We will assist by providing an invitation letter for paid registrants but we are not an authority on Visa issues, nor can we help with expediting the Visa process.
  • No exception will be made to the cancellation/refund policy for registrants due to travel related issues, natural disasters, or other acts of God.
  • To view complete terms and conditions regarding cancellations/refunds, please click here.

Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing a refund.