Pre-conferences at USI Università della Svizzera italiana

Are you going to attend ECREA 2018 pre-conferences?
Then you will have the chance to enjoy USI Campus! […]

Topics of ECREA 2018 Keynotes

Curious about the topics that our three brilliant keynote speakers will address in their speeches?
Here some details:
Who is or should […]

Cultural Programme and Local Tours

There are several tours which will give ECREA 2018 participants the opportunity to visit local companies and organizations and to enjoy different places of the beautiful Canton Ticino.

To learn more about the cultural tours (linked to communication and local cultural organizations) click here

To learn more about the local tours (related more to the territory, its history and traditions) click here

Pro tip: For each tour limited places are available, therefore we suggest to register soon if you’re interested in a tour!
Registrations to the tours will be open until 12.10.2018

Whatever your interests are, we are sure you will enjoy Ticino and all the activities it has to offer!


ECREA2018 submission numbers

We are thrilled to announce that we almost hit the magical 2000 #ECREA2018 submission mark!
1599 individual […]

Closing submissions platform

You have up until midnight to submit your papers, posters and panels to ECREA2018!
Do not miss the opportunity to join […]

ECREA deadline extension

In solidarity with UK researchers on strike: ECREA 2018 deadline extended.
The ECREA 2018 International Organising Committee has […]


We are thrilled and honoured to announce our brilliant keynote speakers for ECREA 2018!

José van Dijck – Eszter Hargittai – Lina Dencik

#womenpower […]


Looking for accomodation for the ECREA 2018 Conference?
To find a solution tailored to your needs, visit our accommodation page!

Plus: all guests booking accommodation in a hotel will receive a free transportation ticket for the duration of their stay.

Be sure to use our site to book your hotel. Our local organisation partner Amiconi Consulting SA has reserved several hotels of various categories (1* – 5*), prices and locations for the congress participants.

Important: We recommend an early booking since availability cannot be guaranteed for late reservations. Bookings will be handled on a first come first served basis.”


ECREA 2018 is happy to endorse nine independent pre-conferences! They will take place prior to the main conference in Lugano.
Above you can see our word cloud representing all the innovative and topical issues they address.

Here you can find the full list of pre-conferences with further information regarding formats, deadlines and submission process.

YECREA Funds for the ECREA 2018 Conference in Lugano

YECREA is very pleased to announce that young scholars without sufficient financial resources will be able to apply for […]