Registration Information

Infographic for the 5th ELSI Congress - ELSIcon2022

Conference Format and Registration Fees

Register for ELSIcon2022 on the Ex Ordo platform (the link will be provided once registration is open).  Registration is expected to open in January 2022 and remain open through May, 2022.

ELSIcon2022: The 5th ELSI Congress will take place June 1-3, 2022 at Columbia University in New York City from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm Eastern Time (on Friday June 3, the conference will end at 4:00 pm). Panels and papers will be presented in 90-minute sessions over the three days. Breakfast will be provided each morning and there will be two evening poster session receptions.   Registration Fee: $300

Virtual Program: The keynote, both plenaries, closing session and eight research panel/paper sessions (TBD) will be livestreamed for an online audience, including virtual Q&A.  Virtual Program Registration Fee – $150

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, Division of Ethics, 630 West 168 Street, PH15E-1525, New York, NY 10032 or by email to A $75 processing fee applies to all cancellations. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after May 15, 2022. All refunds will be processed after the conference. ELSIcon2022 management reserves the right to substitute faculty or cancel or reschedule sessions because of low enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If we must cancel the conference, or move to a virtual conference, registrants will receive a partial refund of their paid fees for in-person registration. No refunds can be issued for lodging, airfare, or any other expenses related to attending the conference.

COVID-19 and Vaccination Information

ELSIcon2022 organizers will follow scientific data, local and national regulations, and Columbia University Event and Gathering guidance in holding the conference. Under current circumstances, we plan to hold an in-person meeting where all participants, including staff and all guests, are fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required. Additional precautions, if any, will be determined closer to the time of the meeting.

While committed to holding a fully in-person meeting as long as circumstances indicate that can be done without adverse health consequences, ELSIcon2022 will pivot to a virtual format should those circumstances not be met following the guidances noted above.

In the event of a virtual conference, the conference fee will be reduced to $150 and those who have paid the in-person conference fee of $300 will have $150 refunded. Scheduled panel and paper presentations will be given and attended over Zoom, and all presentations scheduled for poster sessions will be posted as narrated slide sets, grouped by topic, and scheduled to be released and discussed during interactive Q&A sessions during the second half of 2022.