Registration for ESHG 2022 is now open!

The European Society of Human Genetics is planning the 2022 conference as a hybrid conference. This will allow attendees to participate in-person or online through a dedicated ESHG virtual conference platform. More information can be found below.
If you have any questions please contact the organisers at conference@eshg.org.

1. Registration Fees

Registration fees are the same for in-person and online-only participation.

Become a member of the ESHG and save on your conference registration fee!
If you become a member of the ESHG, you can benefit of the reduced conference registration fees for members.
Check out the membership rates here to calculate prices (e.g. get a 1 year membership for € 100 and save € 180 on your conference registration).

REGISTRATION FEES  1

until
April 28
(reduced rate)

April 29 –
June 2
(regular rate)

from June 3 – 14
(late rate)

ESHG-Members

EUR 345.-

EUR 460.-

EUR 525.-

Non-Members

EUR 525.-

EUR 630.-

EUR 700.-

ESHG Emeritus Member 2

EUR 230.-

EUR 335.-

EUR 400.-

Counsellors 3/Genetic Nurses/Technicians 4
Postgraduate Trainees 5
ESHG-Members

EUR 230.-

EUR 335.-

EUR 400.-

Counsellors 3/Genetic Nurses/Technicians 4
Postgraduate Trainees 5
Non-Members

EUR 345.-

EUR 460.-

EUR 525.-

Students 6

EUR 120.-

EUR 175.-

EUR 230.-

ESHG-Members from
Low & Middle income countries 7

EUR 230.-

EUR 230.-

EUR 230.-

Non-Members from
Low & Middle income countries 7

EUR 300.-

EUR 300.-

EUR 300.-

Lunch Bag (per day) 8

EUR 19.60 (Regular/Vegetarian)
EUR 23.60 (Special = vegetarian/lactose free/gluten free)

Networking Evening 9

– Participants: EUR 65.-
– Students/Postgraduate Trainees: EUR 45.-


1 
All registration fees include the applicable VAT.
2 
Open to those who have retired from their practice, are over 65 years of age and have an active emeritus membership.
3 Applies to non-MD/PhD-Counsellors.
4 Technicians are proficient to perform work in scientific laboratories. Contrary to postdocs they are not “in training”.
5 Applies to Master/PhD students working towards a degree in human genetics or an associated field. Please provide a confirmation signed by the head of department at the moment of your registration.
6 Applies to undergraduate students at university/college level who have not finished any medical degree yet. Please provide a copy of a Student’s ID or a confirmation signed by the head of department at the moment of your registration.
7 Applies to a selected list of countries. See below under section 6 and check if you qualify.
8,9 Lunch Bags and Networking Evening tickets need to be purchased in a separate order from your conference registration. Check below in section 9 and 10 for more details.

When registering for the conference, you will have to agree to the General Terms & Conditions for delegates.

2. When do I need to decide on the participation mode?

Please note that your conference registration will be treated as a non-transferrable multi-purpose voucher.

Delegates will have the possibility to decide on their mode of participation, in-person or via interactive online live-stream, until the conference (June 11-14, 2022). By printing their badge on-site at the conference venue, delegates will redeem their non-transferrable multi-purpose voucher for an in-person participation with access to the virtual conference platform. Alternatively, by only accessing the virtual conference platform, delegates will redeem their non-transferrable multi-purpose voucher for online-only participation.

Online Registration Access

3. What is covered by the registration fee?

For in-person participation, the fee above gives you access to both, the in-person conference and the virtual conference platform.

At the in-person conference

  • Admission to all scientific sessions, exhibition and networking mixer
  • Coffee/tea during breaks from Saturday, June 11 to Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Virtual Conference Platform

  • Access to interactive online live-streamed sessions through the virtual conference platform
  • Access to recorded on-demand sessions through the virtual conference platform until 3 months after the conference
  • Accesss to digital posters
  • Access through the virtual platform to corporate satellites or sponsor content, if available.

If you opt for an online-only participation, you will have access only to the virtual conference platform with the services listed above.

4. Payment modalities

Payment of registration fees, must be made in EURO through one of the following options:

  • Credit Card: Mastercard, Visa
  • Bank Transfer to the conference organisers’ bank account. The option to select bank transfer as your preferred payment method will only be available until May 23, 2022. After this day, only credit card payments are accepted. If we have not received your bank transfer payment by May 31, 2022, we cannot guarantee access to the venue or virtual conference platform. Alternatively, you always have the option to pay via credit card. To do this, access the registration platform and click on the menu option “Bookings”. Click on the green button “Pay” to pay with your credit card.

Payments need to be made without charges to the beneficiary. Clearly state the registration number, payment order number and delegate’s name when processing the transaction. If these are not stated, the ESHG Conference office will return the money and you will need to transfer the amount again.

Important: The reduced and regular registration fees are only applicable if the respective fee has also been paid to the conference account before the according deadline.

5. Cancellations and refunds

Notice of cancellation (e.g. in case of sickness, lack of funding or any other personal reasons) must be made in writing by e-mail  to the ESHG Conference organisers: conference@eshg.org

The notification must include all relevant information regarding the bank account to which a possible refund may be remitted. The cancellation will not be effective until a written acknowledgement from the ESHG Conference organisers is received. Please note that a refund will only be made to the person acquiring a non-transferrable multi-purpose voucher or ticket and not to the named delegate if different from the original buyer.

Registration fees may be refunded if written cancellation if received as follows:

– until April 28, 2022                                      75% refund
– between April 29-June 2, 2022              25% refund
– as of June 3, 2022                                        no refund

The date of the email receipt will be the basis for considering refunds. Please indicate your bank details on your written cancellation. Refunds will be made after the conference.

No refunds will be granted for unattended events or early termination of attendance, in case of cancellation of speakers or any other incidents during the conference, which are beyond the control of the conference organisers. By registering to the ESHG 2022, delegates agree that neither the organising committee nor the conference organisers assume any liability whatsoever. Delegates are requested to make their own arrangements for health and travel insurance. The conference fee does not include insurance. Cancellations made after the deadline (June 2, 2022) cannot be refunded for any reason.

6. Participants from Lower & Middle Income Countries

Participants from low & middle income countries qualify for reduced registration fees. Check below if you qualify:

7. Press Registration

The conference is open to bona fide representatives of print and electronic media. Registration is free of charge to journalists in possession of a valid, recognised press card and who intend to report from the conference. Freelance journalists must also present a commissioning letter on headed paper from a recognised news organisation or publication. Please send your request and scan of your valid Press-ID to: conference@eshg.org

Once your request has been confirmed, we will send you the link to complete your online registration. Representatives of public relations companies, advertising agencies, marketing companies, pharmaceutical companies and their publications are not allowed to register as media.

8. Accompanying Persons

Based on European compliance regulations, the ESHG Conference is only accessible to professionals, industry representatives and other stakeholders in the area of human genetics. It is not possible to purchase any accompanying tickets for non-healthcare professionals or children.

9. Information on Lunch Bags

Please note that if you plan to participate in-person during the conference, you can opt to pre-order warm or cold lunch bags for the conference days (Saturday-Tuesday). Regular, vegetarian and special (=vegetarian, lactose free and gluten free) options are available for selection. For details on the content, please have a look here:
Pre-ordered Lunch Bags (Daily Menu)

Lunch bags need to be pre-ordered and paid online by May 22, 2022 at 23:59 CEST and cannot be purchased onsite. Orders will not be refunded after May 22, 2022 at 23:59 CEST.

To place your order, click on the button “Lunches & Social Events” on the conference platform. Due to different VAT regulations for conference admission and catering services onsite, lunch bags needs to be issued in a seperate order from your registration. All prices for lunch bags include 10% Austrian VAT.

10. Networking Evening

The networking evening is a great opportunity to meet with friends and colleagues from around the world in a relaxed atmosphere, enjoying the charm and fascination of Vienna.

Tickets can only be purchased online until May 22, 2022 at 23:59 CEST. A limited number of tickets might still be available for purchase onsite, however this option cannot be guaranteed. Orders will not be refunded after May 22, 2022 at 23:59 CEST.

To book your ticket, click on the button “Lunches & Social Events” on the conference platform. Due to different VAT regulations for conference admission and social events, tickets for the Networking Evening need to be issued in a seperate order from your registration. Prices include 20% Austrian VAT.

11. Confirmation of Registration

All delegates will receive written confirmation of registration by e-mail when the registration form has been submitted and the payment has been credited to the conference account.

12. COVID-19 Regulations

To avoid the spread of COVID-19 and to guarantee a safe conference for our delegates and industry partners,the conference organisers will strictly follow the rules stated at the time as issued by the Austrian authorities (click here to see the current measures for the conference). In addition, the conference organisers have the right to implement even stricter regulations.

For the duration of the conference, any legal regulations in force at the time of the event shall apply. Prior to the conference, the relevant regulations will be published on the conference website in accordance with the governmental decrees. With your registration and participation in the conference, you engage to comply with the applicable regulations.

Please note, that regulations can change at short notice so please be sure to visit our conference website frequently. Please be aware that travel regulations may differ from country to country. Inform yourself about travel restrictions on the official websites of the embassy or consulate in your country.

By registering to the ESHG 2022 Conference, delegates agree to comply with all the national regulations and those stipulated by the ESHG Conference organisers. Please visit the official websites below for updated requirements by the European, Austrian and Viennese authorities:

This information will constantly be updated based on the most up-to-date measures.

By purchasing a non-transferrable multi-purpose voucher, delegates will be able to decide until the conference their mode of participation (in-person or online). Given that the interactive online live-stream participation is possible until the very last minute of the conference, no refunds will be granted should the delegate not be able to travel due to COVID-19 national or international measures.

Online Registration Access

13. Registration schedule

March 2022
Registration opens
April 28, 2022: Cancellation deadline (75% refund)
Reduced rate registration deadline
May 23, 2022:
Last day to select bank transfer as payment option
June 2, 2022:
Cancellation deadline (25% refund)
Regular rate registration deadline
June 11-14, 2022: ESHG 2022 – Vienna, Austria
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