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Organize Your Event with Sciforum

Sciforum is MDPI’s platform dedicated to the organization of scientific events. In line with MDPI’s mission to promote science and accelerate innovation, Sciforum supports scholars, societies, research networks, and universities at all stages of organizing events, webinars, symposia, forums, workshops, summer schools, etc. Our platforms are efficient, user-friendly, and cost-effective. SciForum can handle all steps related to event management, please check the Help Center for more details.

We can help you manage every online aspect of scholarly event organization and provide customized support to meet your needs. We offer various editing and publishing options for event abstracts, proceedings papers, and peer-reviewed articles.

Our goal is to provide professional support to make your scientific event a success.

For questions or information regarding Sciforum services, please contact Mr. Pablo Velazquez

What Does Sciforum Offer?

Website and Program Management

Sciforum provides online tools that supports all aspects of event organization, including setting up and mantaining the event website, managing the peer-review process, handling and coordinating the event schedule, registration, billing, sponsors, etc.

Set-up Fee
1000 CHF per event
Access and use the platform yourself and select customized services. The Sciforum team provides comprehensive support in case of questions.

Customized Event Services

In addition to offering access to the Sciforum tools, we offer personalized support to meet your specific needs, including management of registrations, graphic design, local organization, and support with administrative tasks and financial accounting.

Website Set-up
2000 CHF
We create the website based on the organizer’s requests, manage basic settings and user roles.
Graphic Design
1000 CHF
Logo and Banner: 300 CHF
Badge and Lanyards: 300 CHF
Flyer: 400 CHF
Event banner on selected MDPI journals.
*Cost per thousand impressions.
Management of Registrations
25 CHF per registrant
We validate registrations, issue invoices and reminders, respond to queries, and can provide the list of registrants at any time.
Financial Management
4 % of the total income
We collect all registration fees in our own account on your behalf. After the event has ended, we deduct our service fee from the collected income, and transfer you the difference. Alternatively, transfers prior to the event can be incorporated into the agreement, provided there is sufficient income collected from the registration fees to cover the requested transfer and MDPI costs.
Local Organizing Service
Selection of venues, catering and other suppliers. Preparation of poster areas and exhibitions. Organization of social events. Pre-congress logistics and on-site coordination. Budget planning and controlling. The price depends on the expected number of participants, the location, and the number and type of services provided. Please contact us for your customized quotation .
Payment of Invoices
50 CHF per transfer
Upon request, we can pay other service providers on your behalf (venue, catering, etc.), provided there is sufficient income collected from the registration fees to cover the requested amount and MDPI costs. After the event, we deduct our service fee from the remaining income, and transfer you the difference.

Publication Services

We provide access to the tools to manage the review process and revision of event submissions (abstracts and papers). Accepted event submissions are published on Sciforum or in the journal Proceedings after professional copy-editing and English language editing. We also offer the possibility to publish research articles in a Special Issue related to your event in MDPI journals, after peer-review.

Publication on Sciforum
20 CHF per publication
We provide access to the online tools to manage submission, review and publication of abstracts and event papers. We handle the publication of each accepted abstract online on Sciforum together with the proceeding paper (if any), with registration of a Crossref DOI.
Publication in Proceedings Journal
27 CHF per proceedings paper (1-4 pages)
54 CHF per proceedings paper (5-9 pages)
We provide access to the online tools to manage submission and review of abstracts and event papers. We handle copy-editing and English language editing of short proceedings papers up to 4 pages (27 CHF/paper), or up to 9 pages (54 CHF/paper). Accepted papers are published online in MDPI Proceedings Journals with a dedicated event proceedings page and registration of a Crossref DOI. Copy-editing and publication of extended abstracts and longer proceedings papers are also possible, please contact us for a quotation .
Publication in MDPI Journals
We offer the option to run a Special Issue related to the event topic in any MDPI journals. Article Processing Charges for the selected journal applies for manuscripts accepted after independent peer-review and editorial decision, which will be arranged by the journal editorial office.

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