Installing EasyChair for your conference is easy. You do
not have to download or configure software or arrange
backup procedures yourself. All you have to do is to fill
out a simple form. The reason for this is that we host all
conferences on our server and use our own backup, recovery,
mail sending and other procedure. As far as the users are
concerned, EasyChair is simply a Web service.
This page describes the installation process of EasyChair in detail.
If you want to use EasyChair for a conference, you should request an
installation first. To do so, click this link.
When you submitted your request, you will immediately receive a
confirmation by email. The email will be sent to the address you
specified. If you do not receive it within a few minutes, it is likely
that your mail server either rejected it or put it in your spam
folder. If this happens, please check the spam folder or contact your
We check the information you specified. We have to do this for security
reasons. The verification process can take anything between a minute
and 12 hours. On the average it is less than 2 hours. Normally,
requests made during the night time in the UK are processed slower.
When we verified your request, you will receive a notification by
email. The majority of our requests are granted. However, if we have
insufficient information we may ask you some questions about your
conference, again by email. You should check your mailbox for a
notification from us.
If your request is granted, the notification email from us will contain
instructions on how to initialize your conference. This
amounts to filling out another simple form. You will also need an
EasyChair account to initialize a conference.
When you initialized the conference, it is ready to accept submissions.
You will be the first chair (administrator) of your conference. You
will receive instructions from EasyChair about configuring your
If you or your conference authors and reviewers need support, you
should apply for a license that includes our helpdesk feature by using
the menu item "License management" in the EasyChair menu.
Click here to make an installation request.