ECGBL Registration

Please read the ECGBL Registration page carefully before clicking on the Register Now button which will take you to our shop.

Together with the university we have made the decision to run ECGBL as a fully virtual conference.  The conference dates will remain 23-24 September 2021. The virtual conference will take place using Zoom and be an opportunity to meet participants from around the globe, listen to important keynote presentations and take part in workshops and networking session.

The ECGBL Registration Fee's quoted below includes:

  • Entrance to all sessions of the Conference
  • Access to the recorded version of the conference
  • An electronic copy of the Conference proceedings
  • Associated Conference materials.

All prices are in GBP £ (Pounds Sterling). As this conference is taking place in the UK there will be 20% VAT added at checkout.  
Earlybird Discount is available if booked on or before 15th July 2021

Virtual Conference
Early BirdStandard
Attend the conference with paper publication£240£265
Attend the conference with paper publication STUDENT DISCOUNTED RATE (student registration number required)£210£225
Attendance with no paper£50
Additional Paper (same lead author)£210
Hard copy of Conference Proceedings £55

Competition Registrations

If you are participating in the 9th International Educational Games Competition you will need to register for the conference. If you are only presenting in the competition you should register and select Virtual ECGBL Competition (presentation of game and Virtual conference attendance).  If you are also presenting/publishing a paper in the main conference you should also select the ECGBL Games Competition Supplement (if also presenting a paper). All registrations will give you full access to the competition and conference sessions.

Group Discounts

We offer a group discount of 15% off the registration fee for 3-5 participants and 20% for 6 or more participants. All participants must register together and only one invoice/receipt will be issued. These discounts cannot be combined with any other discounted rate. For further details  or to register as a group contact

Additional Papers

Additional papers written and presented by the same author can be added to a full registration for an additional £210. This is only valid when a full registration is also in the author’s name.


For information on accommodation please click the Practical Information Button at the top of this page.

Visa Requirements

Visitors to the UK must hold a valid passport and may require a visa. We recommend that you check with your nearest Embassy. Please note that we are not able to arrange visas, but once you have completed the registration and paid in full, we can provide a letter confirming that you have registered and paid to attend the conference. 

Please read our Visa Information Page by clicking on the Blue button at the top of the page and then complete the Information Form.

Payment Information

Fees are payable in advance. We accept payment by most international credit or debit cards. You can also pay by bank transfer. You need to register to obtain an invoice or pay by credit/debit card. The invoice will provide all the information you need to pay by bank transfer.

Payment Deadlines

Earlybird fees must reach us no later than 15th July 2021 To ensure publication of papers, author payments must reach us no later than 19th August 2021. Registrations can still be made after this date, provided payment is received by credit/debit card at the time of booking.

Participants arriving at the conference without having pre-registered are welcome subject to availability. Payment will be required on arrival, and will be subject to a late registration surcharge of £100 on the relevant fee.

Earlybird Conditions

In order to obtain the Earlybird rate, we must be in receipt of your full conference registration fee by the published Earlybird date. Although we endeavor to notify paper acceptance before this date, external factors may prevent this. In the event of an author subsequently failing to have a paper accepted for the conference, a refund can be made (cancellation charges apply).


Before finally submitting your registration, please check your order carefully as changes made to bookings after an invoice has been raised will be subject to an administration charge of £25 per change made. If you do notice that you have made a mistake please notify us by email so that we can help you before raising your invoice. All registration queries should be sent to Belinda Burchell

Conference Proceedings

Conference proceedings are supplied electronically to participants. You can choose to reserve a hard copy in advance at the special price for collection at the conference (see above).


Please refer to cancellation terms and conditions.

If the physical conference has to cancel

We will run a physical conference if it is safe to do so at the time and the host university is able to accommodate us. If you register for the physical event and we are unable to run the conference in person, we will change your registration to virtual attendance and offer you the difference as a credit or refund.