Registration & Housing

Registration Fees (including VAT)

Registration Category Early Fee (deadline 14 August 2012) Late Fee (15 August through 28 September) On-Site Fee (After September 28
Participant 620 EUR 660 EUR 740 EUR
*Student 360 EUR 400 EUR 440 EUR
** Early Career Investigator 360 EUR 400 EUR 440 EUR
Sunday only – Education Day 90 EUR 90 EUR 90 EUR
Sunday only – Student 50 EUR 50 EUR 50 EUR
Accompanying Other 150 EUR 150 EUR 150 EUR
Networking Dinner 60 EUR 60 EUR 60 EUR

Must be a full-time graduate student, medical student or in the first two years of a post-doctoral fellowship program at a university in a relevant field.  A letter from the student’s immediate supervisor verifying his/her student status and relevant field will be required and uploaded at the time of registration.  The letter must be written in English and on university letterhead.

**Early Career
Accepted early career investigators will receive confirmation from ISPG.  Only accepted Travel Awardees may register as an Early Career Investigator.

Accompanying Guests
An accompanying guest is a non-scientific attendee who ONLY attends social functions.

Registration Fee includes:
•    Membership to Society for 2013
•    Admittance to welcome reception
•    Admittance to all scientific sessions
•    Congress program book and On-line abstract publications
•    Certificate of attendance (on request)
•    Refreshments during official Congress breaks

Payment Terms for Registration Fees:
Registration payments will be made in Euros.  Payments may be made online with credit card, using American Express, Mastercard or Visa.  After September 14th, payment by credit card ONLY will be accepted.  Payments for registrations made prior to the Early Fee deadline must be paid in full.  Bank Transfers may be made to:

Hanser & Co w/WCPG ZB
HSH Nordbank
Bank code:  210 500 00
Account number:  1000 6031 88
EBAN:  DE04 2105 0000 1000 6031 88
BIC (Swift Code):  HSH NDE HH

Confirmation of Participation
You will receive confirmation upon proper submission, including your confirmation number and hotel reservation instructions.  Please print and retain this information for your records.

Conference Cancellation Policy
Conference cancellations received by 14 August will receive a full refund less €50 processing fee.  Conference registration fees will not be refunded for cancellations received 15 August or later.  Cancellation of registration must be in writing and emailed to CPO Hanser at  Refunds will be issued within one month after the conclusion of the Congress.  Bank charges will be deducted.

Name Badges and Identification
Registration name badges will be used during the Congress.  For identification purposes and admission to sessions, participants are required to wear their badges.  Name badges will be presented at registration.

Letter of Invitation
Researchers who need an official letter of invitation in order to attend the 2012 World Congress may write to, specifying the necessary details.  This service is provided only to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Congress.  It should not be considered as an official invitation covering fees or other Congress expenses.