The deadline for online conference registration has now passed. If you foresee registering onsite, please email us we can prepare accordingly.


The deadline for registering for the banquet has now passed. We have reserved a few extra seats at the banquet, available on a first-come first-served basis.


Recall that rates are heavily discounted for members of ISGS. Information on ISGS membership is available at the ISGS membership website here.



Support for students scheduled to present a talk or poster


We are happy to announce that the ISGS Executive Board has made funding available for 18 student stipends (bursaries). Each stipend consists of a waiver of the early registration fee for ISGS members ($300) and student membership ($24) for the remainder of 2014. Students (PhD, MA, or BA candidates) who have had an abstract accepted for a talk or poster presentation, and who need financial assistance in order to be able to attend the conference, are eligible to apply.


An application consists of (a) a 300-word statement sent to outlining why you should be granted the stipend, including details of how your research relates to the aims of the ISGS ( and what other sources of support you have obtained or applied for, and (b) either a signed statement on letterhead scanned as a PDF or an e-mail directly from your advisor/supervisor or current professor/lecturer, verifying your student status and supporting your application. The deadline for applications is March 23rd, 2014.


Registration fees for ISGS 6 include…


  • Entrance to all scientific sessions
  • Opening night reception
  • Catered lunch during full conference days
  • Conference program


Registration fees (in USD)


General Student
Registration Dates Members Non-Members Members Non-Members
Early: Feb 15 – April 15, 2014 $415 $585 $300 $415
Regular: April 15 – June 1, 2014 $525 $695 $375 $490

Members of ISGS for the year 2014 will enjoy a discounted registration fee. You may join ISGS in 2014 to benefit from the discounted fees. Regular membership in ISGS includes a subscription to the journal Gesture and discounts on select books from John Benjamins, among other benefits.


To become a member of ISGS, please visit the ISGS membership website here.


Cancellation Policy

Requests for refunds must be made by email ( Until May 15, 2014, 50% of the registration fees shall be refunded, not including nonrefundable credit card processing fees. After May 15, 2014, refunds will no longer be available.