Registration and abstract submission will open on 6 May
Early bird and abstract submission deadline: 30 June
||6 May - 30 June
|| 1 July - 18 October
|| on and > 19 October - Onsite registrations
|Student (ESGCT member)
|Academic (ESGCT member)
|Industry (ESGCT member)
For non-members: Membership is available here, and is currently priced at €60 for Academic, and €180 for Industry. Amongst other benefits, becoming a member gives you considerable savings on your registration rates.
If you are an active SETGYC members, you can avail of member rates to the congress; please see the specific information text 'SETGYC members' (on this page).
If you are unsure of which membership and/or registration category fits your situation, please see here or contact us.
NEW FOR 2019! ESGCT is thrilled to announce that ESGCT student members whose abstracts are accepted for oral or poster presentation can attend the congress absolutely free of charge!
- You MUST hold paid ESGCT student membership which is in-date for the dates of the congress
- If intending to submit an abstract, select this registration category during registration; should your abstract be rejected, you will have the option of changing to a regular fee-paying registration, or cancelling
- If NOT intending to submit an abstract, select the usual fee-paying category
If the above sounds confusing, it will make sense once you register; just please note that you must have paid for your student membership to be eligible for free congress attendance (if your abstract is then selected).
The traditional complimentary student ESGCT membership (traditionally part of the annual congress registration and annual Spring School registration) will now cease.
Students who hold complimentary membership from the 2018 Lausanne Congress or the 2019 Naples Spring School, and who wish to take advantage of the complimentary student congress registration for accepted abstracts, will need to move to fee-paying membership; you can do this easily by renewing your membership in your online account. Membership payment can be made by card only.
5 reasons to register to the Congress
Be exposed to the entire breadth of the gene therapy and stem cell research field. Learning about the advances and breakthroughs in other focuses of study can translate to new approaches for your own lab’s work that you may not think to explore without this exposure. ESGCT is the best place to gain a broad perspective on the field.
Bring information and training back to the lab. Findings presented at the conference can be shared with other lab and team members to extend the benefits of attending to your entire research group.
Learn about the newest data and tools from the poster sessions and the exhibition. Labs save time and money by improving their research methods. New tools and technologies are unveiled to attendees of ESGCT annual meeting.
Investigate potential opportunities for collaborations or develop relationships with other organisations on behalf of your research team. ESGCT provides ample opportunity to meet with attendees with similar interests.
Present your work to an international audience. Attendees who present at ESGCT’s annual meeting receive excellent exposure for their work and their lab.
All registrations are discounted as early-bird registrations up to and including 30 June 2019. Payment for early bird invoices are due within 2 weeks of invoice date. Early bird invoices that are left unpaid by the 31st July will be changed to the higher congress registration rate. Registration is in English, and the congress currency is EURO €.
Payment by card is preferred and will ensure your registration is activated immediately.
Abstracts can be submitted once your congress registration is complete; you will be able to submit your abstract as part of the congress registration process.
There are a number of optional extras:
- Clinical Trial & Commercialisation Workshop
- Molecular Mingle networking evening
REGISTRATION: FEES & FINANCIALS
Payment of your congress registration fee entitles you to the following:
- Participation at all scientific sessions
Generous sponsorship enables us to keep the registration rates well below the market norm, and heavily subsidise student fees.
- Access to poster exhibitions
- Congress bag and materials including Full Scientific Programme
- Daily coffee breaks and lunch, welcome and closing / award ceremonies
BREAKDOWN OF COSTS (average)
|Catering (average of 1 lunch and 2 coffee breaks per day)
|Venue & AV
|Admin and organisation incl. sponsorship and exhibition
|Printing and congress materials incl. bags and marketing
|Travel expenses & scientific programme
|Social programme incl. welcome and closing,
award ceremony, networking evening & speaker dinner
Payment by credit or debit card is preferred; our payment services are handled by STRIPE. Please note that you do NOT need to have an account with STRIPE in order to use this service.
Payments by bank transfer must be received within 2 weeks of your invoice date.
Early-bird registrations must be paid in full at the very latest by 21st July, otherwise they will be bumped up to the regular congress rate. All unpaid registrations for which correspondence has not been received by the 1st October will be deleted.
We will refund as follows:
for cancellations received by July 6: 95% refund
for cancellations received by July 31: 80% refund
for cancellations received by August 31: 50% refund
for cancellations received by September 30: 25% refund, 'Molecular Mingle' tickets are non-refundable
for cancellations received after this date: NO REFUND
Refund / cancellation requests must be sent in writing. Where possible refunds will be processed within 3 weeks of receipt; however based on timing and congress workload, refunds may not be processed until after the congress.
Invoices are available through your profile on the ESGCT website. PLEASE NOTE that no separate invoices will be created / sent by the congress office.
Once payment has been received you will be sent a payment confirmation email.
All financial questions and queries can be directed here.