Everyone who is listed on the conference programme and who wishes to attend the conference needs to register and pay in full before attending the conference.

How to register

  • Fill the registration form, associated with different payment options (by debit/credit card via PayPal*, Paypal account* or bank transfer).
  • The ‘early-bird’ booking deadline will be on Friday 31 January 2014. Registrations made after this date are subject to increased fees (+20€).
  • Please contact the conference organisers with any questions:

Registration fees

The Conference Fee is 320€ euro per person, which includes access to conference sessions, materials and booklets, lunch and all-day refreshments, plus an optional 30 euro for two years’ membership of the Surveillance Studies Network. SSN members have reduced fees.

The membership fee will be used to promote the charitable activities of the Surveillance Studies Network, support the continued publication of the Journal of Surveillance and Society and give other benefits to members.

Fees for ‘early-bird’ bookings received by Friday 31 January 2014 (prices in Euros)

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Fees for ‘night owl’ bookings received after Friday 31 January 2014  (prices in Euros)

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Reduced rates for PhDs

There will be 12 discounted places for PhD students which will be allocated on a first-come first serve basis to PhD students with an accepted abstract. If you wish to apply for this please register your interest as soon a possible and send an abstract by 25 September 2013. Allocation to these strictly limited places will be based on the quality of the abstract/ research description and on a first-come-first-served basis.

The Organising Committee will also explore ways to offer reduced rates and facilitate participation of local participants, post docs and others who might not have access to academic resources. Please register of interest as soon as possible providing name, title and contact details by email to

Payment methods 

Payment options are bank transfer or PayPal (using the PayPal platform will add a 10€ in concept of PayPal payment transaction fee). Instructions and links are found at the end of the registration form. If you are experiencing problems, please do not hesitate to contact us!


Bookings for this event are non-refundable unless a medical certificate or similar evidence can be produced.

If you do cancel your booking by producing a medical certificate or similar evidence, cancellations made up to eight weeks in advance will incur a 30€ administration fee, and cancellations made thereafter will incur a 60€ fee. We cannot give any refunds for cancellations made less than seven days before the event, during, or after the event.

Joining the Surveillance Studies Network

You can apply for Fellowship at the same time as registering for SSN Barcelona 2014. In addition to reduced registration fees for conference, joining Surveillance Studies Network entitles you to membership of the organization, which is renewable every two years from the initial date you joined. Your membership fees go towards the publication of the journal to ensure that it remains free to access and benefits the wider activist, journalist and scholarly communities who read it, as well as the general public.

In return, we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to offer yourself for election to the board of Surveillance Studies Network and Surveillance and Society
  • Discounts on all SSN-sponsored conferences and events
  • Approval and sponsorship of your research bids and events about surveillance
  • Access to a member’s area on the website, containing network and knowledge building opportunities
  • Optional entry on our list of media experts

In the future we have plans to offer our members:

  • Small amounts of pump priming funds for research proposals
  • Conference travel grants for junior scholars and scholars from the developing world
  • An online encyclopaedia of surveillance and resource base

Please visit for more information.


*Using the PayPal platform will add a 10€ in concept of PayPal payment transaction fee