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ISMB/ECCB 2019 Registration - Opens March 2019

Registration - Opens March 2019

Before registering please review the details below outlining the various components of the ISMB/ECCB conference.

The most affordable conference registration option is to register for the full four day conference. You can however register for a two day only option (July 22 & 23 , or July 23 & 24 or July 24 & 25). If you register for July 22 & 23 you are invited to participate in the July 21 opening reception and keynote.

When you register please ensure that you select your preferred program options from the list of Communities of Special Interest (COSI) or Other program options.

Registration fees are in Swiss Francs and VAT (currently 7.7%) will be added to the registration fee.

Please note official VAT invoices for your participation will be issued by VMC, ISCB’s partner for invoicing and administrative services.

VMC, 1 Rond-point de l’Europe, 92250 La Garenne-Colombes, France; French VAT number: FR75523098614; Swiss VAT Number: CHE-130.535.855 TVA.

Please note online registration will open March 2019. Discounted early registration ends June 20, 2019 at 5 pm Eastern Standard Time.  Regular registration ends July 9, 2019 at 5 pm Eastern Standard Time. Onsite registration will begin on Sunday, July 21, 2019. All early and regular registration discounts expire on the dates noted.

Conference Registration Fees include the following for the days you are registered:

  • Opening reception with Exhibitors (Sunday, July 21) - for those choosing full conference or July 22 and 23 only option
  • Scientific sessions
  • Poster sessions
  • Exhibition entrance
  • Coffee breaks

Optional Registration Items and Additional Fees (available during registration)

  • Student Council Symposium, Sunday, July 21
  • Tutorials, Sunday, July 21
    CAMDA COSI Dinner - TBD
  • IRB (RNA) COSI Dinner - TBD
  • Tee shirts (Until June 20, 2019)
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Lunches are not included in the registration fee. Lunch options include a food kiosk in the ISMB/ECCB poster area or at nearby restaurants.

REGISTRATION FEES

ISCB MEMBER FEES - FULL CONFERENCE
All prices in Swiss Francs (CHF)
ON or BEFORE June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 until July 9, 2019 AFTER July 9, 2019 (on-site)
Student 511.58 CHF (475 + 36.58 VAT) 726.98 CHF (675 + 51.98 VAT) 1050.08 CHF (975 + 75.08 VAT)
Post Doc 619.28 CHF (575 + 44.28 VAT) 834.68 CHF (775 + 59.68 VAT) 1157.78 CHF (1075 + 82.78 VAT)
Professional: Academic; Non-profit; Government; or Corporate 726.98 CHF (675 + 51.98 VAT) 942.38 CHF (875 + 67.38 VAT) 1265.48 CHF (1175 + 90.48 VAT)

 

NON-MEMBER FEES- FULL CONFERENCE
All prices in Swiss Francs (CHF)
ON or BEFORE June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 until July 9, 2019 AFTER July 9, 2019 (on-site)
Student 619.28 CHF (575 + 44.28 VAT) 942.38 CHF (875 + 67.38 VAT) 1265.48 CHF (1175 + 90.48 VAT)
Post Doc 834.68 CHF (775 + 59.68 VAT) 1050.08 CHF (975 + 75.08 VAT) 1373.18 CHF (1275 + 98.18 VAT)
Professional: Academic; Non-profit; Government; or Corporate 942.38 CHF (875 + 67.38 VAT) 1157.78 CHF (1075 + 82.78 VAT) 1480.88 CHF (1375 + 105.88 VAT)

 

ISCB MEMBER FEES - TWO DAYS ONLY
All prices in Swiss Francs (CHF)
ON or BEFORE June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 until July 9, 2019 AFTER July 9, 2019 (on-site)
Student or Post Doc 409.26 CHF (380 + 29.26 VAT) 516.96 CHF (480 + 36.96 VAT) 624.66 CHF (580 + 44.66 VAT)
       
Professional: Academic; Non-profit; Government; or Corporate 516.96 CHF (480 + 36.96 VAT) 732.36 CHF (680 + 52.36 VAT) 840.06 CHF (780 + 60.06 VAT)

 

NON-MEMBER FEES - TWO DAYS ONLY
All prices in Swiss Francs (CHF)
ON or BEFORE June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 until July 9, 2019 AFTER July 9, 2019 (on-site)
Student or Post Doc 516.96 CHF (480 + 36.96 VAT) 732.36 CHF (680 + 52.36 VAT) 840.06 CHF (780 + 60.06 VAT)
       
Professional: Academic; Non-profit; Government; or Corporate 732.36 CHF (680 + 52.36 VAT) 947.76 CHF (880 + 67.76 VAT) 1055.46 CHF (980 + 75.46 VAT)

 

ISCB MEMBERSHIP (ISCB Membership Fee Chart available here)

ISCB MEMBERS: If you are a current member of ISCB, you must use the email address registered with your ISCB membership record in order to register at the discounted member rates through the online system. If you do not know the email address you used to register with ISCB, please use the help function at: http://www.iscb.org/iscb-forgot-your-password

NON-MEMBERS OF ISCB: Save money by becoming a member of ISCB. We suggest you purchase your membership at https://www.iscb.org/iscb-membership Alternatively you can purchase membership through the online registration system.

ISCB MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL: If your ISCB membership is not current or will expire on or before July 25, 2017, you will be offered an opportunity to renew your membership as part of your registration fees through the online system.

**please note if you start an online registration including an ISCB membership renewal or new membership please complete it during registration. If you leave the system to renew at ISCB.org the registration system will not recognize your new purchase. 

Group Registration - please read carefully BEFORE your group registers!

Register a minimum of six (6) and receive one (1) additional registration for free - a minimum value of 511.58 CHF.

Individuals from the same lab or organization have an opportunity to receive a 7th conference registration free when registering as a group. To take advantage of this special offer please follow these instructions:

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to notify us you will have a group of 7 or more, and identify the delegate (name, affiliation, email and registration type*) who will receive the free registration.

Have your group of at least six (6) register and pay for the full four day ISMB conference registration. The person designated to receive the free registration should not register until they receive special instructions from the conference organizers, which will happen after the group's paid registrations are confirmed.

  1. Provide This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. evidence of your group's paid registrations (names, affiliation, email addresses and receipt numbers). Once these registrations are verified the special registration instructions will be forwarded to the individual designated to receive the complimentary registration.
  2. *The complimentary registration is applicable to the lowest priced registration fee from the group at the Early Bird Discounted Rate. Registration is for the full 4 day conference and does not include additional registration options (ie. Tutorials, Student Council Symposium, etc.)

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Online registration and payment (preferred method)

  2. Payment offline: Complete the online registration choosing the invoice option, print out the paper invoice and credit card form, complete and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by fax to +1-619-374-2890
    or mail it along with your credit card details (American Express, Mastercard or Visa only).

    1. Payment by mail: Mail completed credit card form and copy of your invoice to:


  1. International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
    525-K East Market Street, RM 330
    Leesburg, VA, United States 20176

  2. For questions about your registration contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

ISMB/ECCB 2019 conference fees are charged in Swiss Francs.

CREDIT CARDS
The following credit cards are accepted for registration: American Express, MasterCard, and Visa.

WIRE TRANSFER
To arrange a wire transfer please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request wire transfer instructions. PLEASE note a 25 CHF (+ VAT) wire administration fee will be added during registration for those choosing to pay by wire transfer. If you will be paying by ACH rather than an electronic wire transfer, please specify that as the detailed instructions are different. Please note that any bank fees must be paid by the participant. Should funds arrive with bank fees deducted, payment of the difference will be charged to the participant at on-site registration.

For further information write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CODE OF CONDUCT

The ISCB Code of Conduct for ISCB Conferences is available here.

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS TO SWITZERLAND

All international visitors, regardless of country of origin, must present a passport when entering Switzerland and in many cases an entry visa may also required.

Details for travel to Switzerland are available at: https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/themen/einreise/faq.html

ISCB and the ISMB/ECCB 2019 conference organizers assume no responsibility for the accuracy of information on any of the above websites and encourage you to communicate directly with the Swiss authorities regarding visa and entry information.

VISA INVITATION LETTERS

Invitation letters required for visa applications will be sent with your confirmation after registration and full payment have been received. You must be registered and paid-in-full for the conference in order to receive an invitation letter. IMPORTANT: If you require a visa for entrance register early, it can take time for your visa application to be processed (often 10-12 weeks) - do not delay in submitting your visa application.



Student Council Symposium (Sunday, July 21)

FEES - All prices in Swiss Francs (CHF)

ON or BEFORE June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019 - July 21, 2019  
For delegates also purchasing a four (4) day conference or July 22 & 3  registration 107.70 CHF (100 + 7.70 VAT) 134.63 CHF (125 + 9.63 VAT)  
For delegates registering for the Student Council Symposium only 134.63 CHF (125 + 9.63 VAT) 161.55 CHF (150 + 11.55 VAT)  

 

 

The 15th ISCB Student Council Symposium (SCS15) is a student-organized event featuring keynote lectures, oral presentations and a poster session. In addition to previous years' schedules, a career event will be organized with a variety of distinguished speakers from industry and academia. The Symposium is tailored mainly to undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-docs in computational biology and related disciplines.

The Student Council Symposium is a forum for students and young researchers in the fields of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Participants will have the opportunity to present their work to an international audience, build a network within the computational biology community and develop important soft skills in an environment that fosters exchange of ideas and knowledge.

The Student Council registration fee includes morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch.

Note: Student Council Symposium registrants are not required to register as delegates for the ISMB/ECCB 2019 conference and can instead choose to attend only the SCS15.

TUTORIALS

Sunday, July 21

Delegates are invited to register for Tutorials held on Sunday, July 21. The fee includes tutorial notes (electronic version) for the tutorial the delegate registers in. No lunch is included in the tutorial registration fee. Tutorial program details are available here. If registering for a full day tutorial please select the corresponding Part A and Part B during registration to receive the discounted rate.

Note: You must be registered for the ISMB/ECCB 2019 conference (full 4 days or July 22 & 23)  to attend a Tutorial.

TUTORIAL REGISTRATION PRICING (Sunday, July 21)

FEES - All prices in Swiss Francs (CHF) 1 Half Day Tutorial

ON or BEFORE June 20, 2019
2 Half Day Tutorials

ON or BEFORE June 20, 2019
1 Half Day Tutorial

June 21 or after, 2019
2 Half DayTutorials

June 21 or after, 2019
ISCB Members 96.93 CHF (90 + 6.93 VAT) 145.40 CHF (135 + 10.40 VAT) 118.47 CHF (110 + 8.47 VAT) 177.71 CHF (165 + 12.71 VAT)
Non-Members 150.78 CHF (140 + 10.78 VAT) 226.17 CHF (210 + 16.17 VAT) 172.32 CHF (160 + 12.32 VAT) 258.48 CHF (240 + 18.48 VAT)

Note: You must be registered for the ISMB/ECCB 2019 conference to attend a Tutorial program.

CONFERENCE TEE SHIRT

Conference delegates can purchase an ISMB/ECCB 2019 Conference tee shirt during online registration. These high-quality tee shirts can be pre-ordered online only until June 20, 2019 at a cost of 16.16 CHF (15 + 1.15 VAT) each. (Please note tee shirts are not available for sale on-site).

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION


A block of discounted conference hotels will be available through the Basel Tourism and can be booked directly through a conference portal here.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS


Electronic Conference Proceedings Only:

Conference proceedings will be available as an open access, online-only issue of Bioinformatics, and are not available in print. If you want printed proceedings it is recommended that you print copies of desired papers from the online proceedings in advance. Conference proceedings will be available as an open access, online-only issue of Bioinformatics after July 5, 2019.

Wireless internet services will be available throughout the conference facility, and a limited number of computer stations will be available for online viewing.

REGISTRATION DESK HOURS – July 21 - 25

The Conference Registration Desk is located at the Congress Center Basel, street level.

 Sunday, July 21 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM (Student Council Symposium and Morning Tutorials only)
1:30 PM to 2:15 PM (Afternoon Tutorials only)
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday, July 22 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Tuesday, July 23 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Wednesday, July 24 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Thursday, July 25 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
   

CANCELLATION POLICY

Request for registration cancellation must be made in writing and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

To be eligible for a refund regarding having not received a Swiss visa your application must have been submitted to Swiss authorities no later than May 15, 2019. Please ensure you keep records of your visa application and any correspondence to support your refund request.

All refunds will be made in CHF and processed following the ISMB/ECCB 2019 Conference.

Refunds will be made in accordance with the following schedule.

  • Cancellations received on or before May 15, 2019, will receive a full refund minus a 107.70 CHF (includes VAT) processing fee.
  • Cancellations received from May 15, 2019 through June 20, 2019 will receive a full refund minus a 215.40 (includes VAT) processing fee.
  • No refund of fees will be made after June 20, 2019.
For questions about your registration please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.