The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES) brings police researchers and practitioners together to facilitate cross-cultural, international and interdisciplinary exchanges for the enrichment of the policing profession. It encourages discussions and writing on challenging topics of contemporary importance through an array of initiatives including conferences and publications.

Refund Policy


Once successfully registered, you will receive free and full hospitality. This includes local transportation for all conference programs, hotel accommodations, all meals, sightseeing trips, and cultural entertainment at no extra cost to the participant.

In addition, you will receive a free subscription to Police Practice and Research: An International Journal which costs approximately $500 for an institution to subscribe to.

All participants and their organizations are invited to contribute to the book of proceedings which will be published after the meeting and all contributors will get a free copy of the book (worth $100 or more). Besides, all IPES meeting participants are offered generous discounts for buying IPES books (See Publication Section in the web site). They are allowed discounts on advertisements online in the IPES web site and in the brochure that will be published as the Program Directory of the meeting.

Kindly note: Accommodations are provided from arrival on (Sunday) August 4, 2013 thru the last day of the meeting on (Friday) August 9, 2013. Departure is on (Saturday) August 10th, 2013. For our participants who wish to arrive earlier or stay longer than the meeting, free lodging will be available beginning (Friday) August 2 and will be extended through (Sunday) August 11. Those wishing to take advantage of this additional stay in the beautiful city of Budapest should contact Mintie Das at to confirm the accommodations and transportation to and from the airport.

Registration will stop at the end of business on July 23, 2013. Also, due to financial commitments and obligations on the part of IPES, refunds will not be permitted after the “Late Registration” period begins. For all refunds, a processing fee of $100 will be withheld from the refunded amount for each attendee, spouse, significant other, or child that a refund is issued to.