Frequently asked questions - Conference 2017




How can I apply to attend conference?
The quickest and easiest way to apply for conference is online.  Please note that you will be required to upload a jpeg photograph.

If you have any queries regarding conference or would like to request hard copy of the application form by post please call 0141 572 6900 or email

I have been to conference before, do I need to apply again?
Anyone wishing to attend conference, whether or not they have been before, must apply.  This ensures that we have the most up to date information for you.

Can I be invoiced for my application?
We do not offer an invoicing service for any applications. 

If you are unable to pay by credit card online and would prefer to pay by cheque, postal order or cash please call 0141 572 6900 or email

I have completed my application form for conference, what happens next?
If your application is successful, you will receive an automated email of confirmation.  Your conference pass along with the Conference Guide and Agenda will be posted mid-February to your home address. 

Will I receive a receipt for my application payment?
If you require a receipt for your application, please click on the VAT receipt link after you have submitted your payment to download one.  If you have any queries please contact Conference Services on 0141 572 6900 or email

I have submitted my application and have now changed some of my details, who do I contact?
Please call 0141 572 6900 or email to update details.

I am speaking/working at a fringe event – how do I get access to the event?
Anyone attending a fringe event inside the conference venue must have a valid credential.  Please contact the organisation holding the fringe event and they will advise you on how to apply. 

When will I receive the conference agenda?
Once your application has been processed you will receive an automated confirmation email.  Your credential, conference agenda and conference guide will be posted to your home address in mid-February. 

VisitScotland offers an accommodation booking service, please visit their website for details

To ensure that all members and visitors are able to participate fully during conference we would appreciate prior notice of disabilities or impairments.  Please complete the disability requirement section during the application process.  If you wish to discuss your requirements please contact us on 0141 572 6900 or email

Crèche facilities
A crèche will be available member’s children.  Please click here to apply.  The deadline for application is 31 January (which must be strictly adhered to).  A crèche will only be provided based on a minimum of receiving 3 applications by this date.

What are the rules on donating to political parties?
Please click here for information on donating to political parties. 

Further information
If you have any general queries regarding conference please contact 0141 572 6900 or email