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Registration module

Congress registration fees:

  Early bird
until 1 June 2018

Late Fee
As of 1 June 2018

As of 1 September

Regular full congress registration € 645,00 € 750,00 € 850,00
Student full congress registration € 365,00 € 470,00 € 570,00
  One-day registration 
One-day registration Sunday, September 9 € 375,00
One-day registration Monday, September 10 € 375,00
One-day registration Tuesday, September 11 € 375,00
One-day registration Wednesday, September 12 € 375,00
One-day registration Thursday, September 13 € 375,00

* Please note that the registration fee for one-day entry is equal during all registration periods!
** Student registration: Must be PhD candidate at the time of registration. Please verify by e-mailing a scanned copy of your valid student ID card or a letter signed by your supervisor stating that you are a PhD student within 14 days after registration to Student registrations that are not supported by the requested proof within 14 days after registration, will be canceled. 
*** Upon registration, you will become a member of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) until March 31, 2019. For more information about the European Society for Biomaterials, please visit

Social events registration fees:

Welcom reception Sunday, September 9 - congress participant  Free
Welcome reception Sunday, September 9 - accompanying person € 25,00
Congress gala dinner & dance party Wednesday, September 12 - congress participant € 85,00
Congress gala dinner & dance party Wednesday, September 12 - accompanying person € 100,00

*Please note that the welcome reception is free of charge for delegates. However for catering purposes, registration is required!

Young Scientist Forum fee

Young Scientist Forum Night Out, Tuesday 11 September                                  € 15,00

The full congress registration fee includes:
• Admission to all plenary and focus sessions
• Admission to the exhibition area
• Daily lunch 
• Daily coffee breaks
• Final program 
• Welcome reception

Registration desk:
The onsite registration desk opening hours are:
9 September 2018:    13:00 - 18:00
10 September 2018:  08:00 - 18:00
11 September 2018:  08:00 - 17:30
12 September 2018:  08:00 - 17:30
13 September 2018:  08:00 - 12:30

Registration is valid on receipt of payment that must be submitted at the same time. Payments can be made by online credit card payment. Upon receipt of your completed registration form, you will receive a written confirmation or an e-mail of your registration. In case a creditcard payment is not possible, please contact the congres secretariat. 

All payments should be made in EURO (€). Personal cheques and foreign currency are not accepted. More information about payment procedure can be found in the on-line registration form.

Cancellation and Refunds:
The Congress Secretariat must be notified in writing in case of cancellations. Cancellation before 1 June 2018: payment will be refunded after the conference minus an administration fee of 50%. For cancellations made after this date: no refunds will be made.
Exchange rate differences and bank charges will also be deducted.

Conference badges
All participants, accompanying persons and exhibitors must wear the identification badges. Entrance to meeting halls and exhibition area will not be permitted to any person without badge.

Upon registration, participants agree that neither the Organizing Committee nor the Conference Secretariat can be subject to any liability concerning participation related activity. Participants should, therefore, organize their own (health and travel) insurance(s).

Official Letter of Invitation
Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries may be requested during the online registration process. It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or congress to provide any financial assistance.

Certificate of Attendance
Delivery of the Certificates of Attendance will take place after the conference via e-mail.

The official language of the conference is English.

Safety and Security
It is advisable that you do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. The organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants.

Conference Secretariat
Pauwels Congress Organisers
Mr. Joeri Slangen
Avenue Céramique 222
6221 KX Maastrichtm 
the Netherlands

T: +31 43 - 321 81 80
F: +31 43 - 321 43 70