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Registration, Payment,
Costs & Cancellation

Registration for authors:

Acceptance of papers is conditional on at least one of the authors presenting the paper on-site. All authors who come to Ankara should sign up using the registration form. If you are an author and an IDFW23 Representative, you don't need to sign up.

Registration for guests:

Any interested parties can join the conference as a guest. You can join by registering online and paying the fee of (75€). Guests can attend the dinner by paying the dinner fee (50€).


If you are not attending the conference, you may attend the dinner only if invited by an author. You will still need to register on the website.


Registration deadline:

The deadline for confirming participation for both authors and guests is Sept 5th 2023.


Fee and payment:

The fees are the followings:

  • 150 € For Authors

  • 100 € For Authors (excluding conference dinner)

  • 75 € For external participants (does not include dinner)

  • 50 € For dinner guests (invited only by authors)

  • 40 € For students (bachelor and master)

  • 65€ For students (including dinner)

Participation in the conference is included for the attendees of the 'International Design Factory Week 2023', and there's no need to register (even if you are an author)


No refunds are available for cancellations made after September 12th. 

Other costs: 

Please note that your fee includes two lunches and one dinner (if you pay full fees).

Other expenses (e.g. accommodation, travel, visa) are not included. 

Location & Accommodation

The Conference will be hosted at the Middle East Technical University (METU DF), specifically in:

ODTÜ Kültür ve Kongre Merkezi
Üniversiteler Mah. Dumlupınar Blv. No.1 06800 Çankaya/Ankara/Türkiye

Further instructions in the room will be provided closer to the date.

Our team has compiled a list of recommended hotels, varying in location, price and potential preferences. You can see this list here:

  • Wyndham Ankara (Near METU): 135€ - 150€

  • Occidental Ankara (City Center): 80€ - 100€

  • Sheraton Ankara (City Center): 160€ - 180€

  • Otel Tunali (City Center): 60€ - 70€

Travel & VISA

Depending on your nationality, you might need to apply for a VISA to enter Türkiye. You may refer to mation-for-foreigners.en.mfa for more information.

Some authorities might require an invitation letter, which is issued by the METU Design Factory. If you need one, please reach out to the METU DF team ( as soon as possible.

Note: At least one author should present the paper during the conference on-site. If no author presents their research papers during the conference, they will not be included in the conference proceedings.

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