Waterlines: Confluence and Hope through Environmental Communication. The 15th biennial Conference on Communication and Environment (COCE). June 17-21, 2019, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada



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Registration for COCE 2019 will open here January 15, 2019. Please come back after that date to register.

Registration will include the following:

  • Conference materials.
  • Admission to all COCE 2019 plenary and panel sessions, including keynotes.
  • Welcome reception on June 17.
  • Refreshments on June 18, 19, and 20.
  • Lunch on June 18, 19, and 20.
  • Access to audio recordings of all conference sessions if we make them.

There may be optional additional charges for pre-conference events, the conference dinner, and excursions.

Delegates are responsible for arranging and paying for their own travel and accommodation separately.

The deadline for early bird registration is 11:59 pm Eastern time on April 15, 2019. After that fees go up 20% in all categories.

Registration Fees

The following table shows the tentative registration fees in each category. Fees may change a bit by the time registration opens. Registration fees are in U.S. dollars. They do NOT include IECA membership.

There are discounts for IECA members as well as for FULL-TIME students at any level and for RESIDENTS of Lower Income Countries (LIC). Those registering as students may be asked for documentation of their full-time status. After you pay for registration, The IECA will check registration categories against membership history, and student and residency status to ensure you have registered in the correct category. Please be careful about this and help us avoid extra administrative costs.

Registration Category Early Bird:
until April 15
April 16 - June 10

On Site
June 17-20

Standard (Non-Member) US$ 350 US$ 420 500
Member for 2019 US$ 315 US$ 378 500
Member for 2018 and 2019 US$ 280 US$ 336 500
Full-time Student or Lower Income Country Standard (Non-Member) US$ 175 US$ 210 300
Full-time Student Member or Lower Income Country Member for 2019 US$ 150 US$ 180 300
Full-time Student Member or Lower Income Country Member for 2018 and  2019 US$ 125 US$ 150 300
Virtual Presentation (Members only) US$ 100 US$ 120 n/a

Full-time Student and Lower Income Country Virtual Presentation (Members only)

US$ 50 US$ 60 n/a

IECA Membership Required for Presenters

Anyone can attend the conference, and if you join the IECA before registering, you can get the discount.

Anyone who is on the program and registering for the conference MUST be a member of the IECA in 2019. Participants are expected to join the IECA by January 30, 2019.

Memberships must be paid up BEFORE registering in order to receive the discounts.

Refund Policy

If you determine that you are unable to attend the conference after you have registered, please let us know as soon as possible. We will refund registration fees according to the following schedule.

  • Before April 15, 2019 - 100% of fees paid less $50 cancellation fee
  • April 16 - May 31 - 50% of fees paid less $50 cancellation fee
  • On or after June 1 - no refunds

IECA membership dues are not refundable.

Financial Support

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide any additional financial support to attend the conference.