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Registration

Online registration is now closed

Conference Registration Fees include (all prices in Euros)

  • Opening Reception (Sunday, June 28)
  • Scientific sessions (Monday, June 29 through Thursday, July 2)
  • Off-site Dinner (July1) – Vasa Museum
  • Poster sessions
  • Exhibit hall entrance
  • Coffee breaks
  • One copy of the proceedings on CD and Online access

***New for 2009*** Conference Lunches (June 29 through Thursday, July 2) are not included in the registration price. Delegates are able to purchase lunches on-site through venue restaurants. A variety of options including box lunches and sit down restaurant buffets are available.

Optional Registration Items at Additional Fees

  • Two-Day 3Dsig Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics Satellite Meeting and 3Dsig Evening Session and Dinner, Saturday, June 27
  • 3Dsig Evening Session and Dinner (for delegates not registered at the 3Dsig Satellite Meeting)
  • Two-Day Special Interest Group meetings – Saturday, June 27 & Sunday, June 28 (SIGs)
  • Two-Day Special Interest Group BioLINK meeting - Sunday, June 28 and Monday, June 29 (June 29 program runs in parallel with the main conference)
  • One-Day Special Interest Group meetings - Saturday, June 27 & Sunday, June 28 (SIGs)
  • Student Council Symposium, Saturday, June 27
  • Tutorials, Sunday, June 28
  • Orienteering Ice Breaker, Saturday, June 27
  • Additional Guest Tickets – Dinner at the Vasa Museum, Wednesday, July 1
  • Additional Tutorial or Conference Proceedings on CD
  • Printed conference proceedings (available at time of registration only until May 15, 2009)
  • Stockholm Transit Passes
  • Housing
REGISTRATION FEES

ISCB MEMBER FEES (all prices in Euros and include Swedish Value Added Tax of 25%) ON or BEFORE May 15, 2009 AFTER May 15, 2009
Academic/Non-profit/Government/Postdoc*

€625,00 (Includes €125,00 VAT)

€750,00 (Includes €150,00 VAT)
Student €437,50 (Includes €87,50 VAT) €562,50 (Includes €112,50 VAT)
Corporate €687,50 Includes €137,50 VAT) €812,50 (Includes €162,50 VAT)

*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.

NON-MEMBER FEES (all prices in Euros and Include Swedish VAT of 25%) ON or BEFORE May 15, 2009 AFTER May 15, 2009
Academic/Non-profit/Government/Postdoc* €875,00 (Includes €175,00 VAT) €1000,00 (Includes €200 VAT)
Student €562,50 (Includes €112,50 VAT) €687,50 Includes  €137,50 VAT)
Corporate €937,50 Includes  €187,50 VAT) €1062,50 (Includes €212,50 VAT)
*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.  

Swedish Value Added Tax

The Swedish Value Added Tax (VAT) is 25% and is added to all delegate fees for meetings taking place in Sweden and must be paid when registering for a meeting. This includes all delegates irrespective of their home country.

The VAT can be recovered by companies from the Swedish “Skatteverket”. Individual delegates cannot recover the VAT.

If you need more detailed information on how to recover the Swedish VAT, please consult a qualified VAT professional or the Swedish Tax Agency (www.skatteverket.se).

ISCB MEMBERSHIP ( ISCB Membership Fee Chart available here)

ISCB MEMBERS: If you are a current member of ISCB, you must use the email address you registered with ISCB 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 send email to admin@iscb.org before proceeding with conference registration.

NON-MEMBERS OF ISCB: Non-members will be able to join ISCB through the on-line conference registration system and immediately receive member rates for ISMB/ECCB 2009. You can either join when you register for the conference or you can join directly with ISCB here: http://www.iscb.org/membership.shtml

ISCB MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL: If your ISCB membership is not current or will expire on or before July 2, 2009, you will be offered an opportunity to renew your membership as part of your registration fees through the online system.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

To register via fax or mail, please print out the New form needed here complete the information and fax or mail to CTE USA, the ISMB/ECCB 2009 registration company. For further information write to registration09@ismbconf.org

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS


ISMB/ECCB 2009 conference fees are charged in Euros and include Swedish VAT of 25%.

CREDIT CARDS

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

WIRE TRANSFER

To arrange a wire transfer please email registration09@ismbconf.org for instructions. Please note that any bank fees will be charged to the participant.

Invitation letters required for visa applications will be sent with your confirmation, after registration and full payment have been received. You must be registered for the conference in order to receive an invitation letter.

For further information write to registration09@ismbconf.org

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Points to remember when registering for 2009

The following are new or recent changes and may affect the way you choose to register for optional items. Please note the following program options:

Program Options for:

Saturday, June 27: Student Council Symposium, 3Dsig Satellite Meeting, One and Two-day SIGs

Sunday, June 28: 3Dsig Satellite Meeting, One and Two-day SIGs, Tutorials

Monday, June 29: Day two of the two-day BioLINK SIG (held in parallel to conference programming)

Note: Lunches are not included as part of the conference registration. From Monday, June 29 through Thursday, July 2 delegates can choose to purchase lunch at the conference venue through a number of locations at the Stockholm International Fairs.

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OPTIONAL REGISTRATION ITEMS AT ADDITIONAL FEES

STUDENT COUNCIL SYMPOSIUM (SCS5)
Saturday, June 27

The 5th ISCB Student Council Symposium is a student-organized event featuring keynote lectures, oral presentations and a poster session. In addition to previous years, 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.

FEES

The Student registration fee to attend is €75,00 (includes €15,00 VAT) and includes morning and afternoon coffee break and lunch.

Note: Student Council Symposium registrants are not required to register as delegates for the ISMB/ECCB 2009 conference to attend SCS5.

SATELLITE MEETING

Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 (Satellite Meeting Website)
ISMB/ECCB 2009 will host a two-day Satellite Meeting prior to the conference.
Note: Registrants are not required to register as delegates for the ISMB/ECCB 2009 conference to attend a Satellite Meeting. You may select "Satellite only" to register just for the 3Dsig Satellite Meeting. Satellite Meeting registration does not allow access to the SIG Meetings. Delegates wishing to attend portions of the Satellite Meeting and portions of one or more SIGs must register for both events.
The registration fee for the Satellite Meeting includes the 3Dsig Evening Session and Dinner. Daily lunches for the 3Dsig Satellite Meeting are included. Each Satellite Meeting participant will receive a meeting notes booklet. The Satellite Meeting will take place at the Stockholmsmässan (Stockholm International Fairs).

3Dsig Satellite Meeting
(for Delegates also registering for ISMB/ECCB 2009)
FEES (all prices in Euros and Include Swedish VAT of 25%) ON or BEFORE May 15, 2009 AFTER May 15, 2009
Academic/Non-profit/Government/Postdoc* €281,25 (Includes €56,25 VAT) €437,50 (Includes €87,50 VAT)
Student €218,75 (Includes €43,75 VAT) €343,50 (Includes €68,75 VAT)
Corporate €375,00 (Includes €75,00 VAT) €531,25 (Includes €106,25 VAT)
*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.

3Dsig Satellite Meeting Only
FEES 3Dsig Satellite Meeting Only (all prices in Euros and Include Swedish VAT of 25%) 3Dsig Satellite Meeting Only ON or BEFORE May 15, 2009 AFTER May 15, 2009
Academic/Non-profit/Government/Postdoc* €375,00 (Includes €75,00 VAT) €531,25 (Includes €106,25 VAT)
Student €312.5,00 (Includes €62,50 VAT) €437,50 (Includes €87,50 VAT)
Corporate €468,75 (Includes €93,75 VAT) €625,00 (Includes €125,00 VAT)
*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.

3Dsig Evening Session and Dinner

On Saturday, June 27, 3DSig will host an evening dinner including a panel discussion and keynote speaker, both on a central topic to Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics. This session is included in the 3Dsig Satellite registration. Other SIG delegates wanting to attend this 3Dsig session can do so for an additional registration price of €75,00 (includes €15,00 VAT). Additional evening sessions tickets are available for purchase when registering online.

The panel discussion will include audience participation, informal round-table discussions and interactions over dinner. For further details on 3Dsig Satellite Meeting see http://www.ebi.ac.uk/~rafi/3dsig09/Home.html


SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP MEETINGS (SIGs)

ISMB/ECCB 2009 will host one-day and two-day Special Interest Group meetings prior to the conference.

Note: SIG Registrants are not required to register as delegates for the ISMB/ECCB 2009 conference to attend a SIG meeting. You may select "SIG only" to register just for a SIG.

Registering for a SIG allows you to move freely between all SIGs that take place at the same time as the meeting for which you are registered, to the extent that the room capacities can accommodate. SIG registration does not allow access to the Satellite Meeting.

Each SIG participant will receive a booklet that includes handouts from all SIGs and daily lunches are included.

Please register for the SIG in which you are most interested so that we can assign SIGs to larger and smaller rooms as appropriate. All SIG meetings will be held at the Stockholm International Fairs.

NOTE: One-Day SIG registrants are able to participate in SIG meetings only on the day for which they have registered unless registering for two one-day SIG meetings.

1-Day SIG Pre-Conference (Saturday, June 27 or Sunday, June 28)

Saturday, June 27, 2009
Sunday, June 28, 2009

1-Day SIG (Saturday, June 27 or Sunday, June 28) (for Delegates also registering for ISMB/ECCB 2009)
1-Day SIG FEES (all prices in Euros and Include Swedish VAT of 25%) ON or BEFORE May 15, 2009 May 15, 2009
Academic/Non-profit/Government/Postdoc* €112,50 (Includes €22,50 VAT) €187,50 (Includes €37,50 VAT)
Student €75,00 (Includes €15,00 VAT) €150,00 (Includes €30,00 VAT)
Corporate €168,75 (Includes €33,75 VAT) €243,75 (Includes €48,75 VAT)
*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.

1-Day SIG Only (Saturday, June 27 or Sunday, June 28)
1-Day SIG FEES (all prices in Euros and Include Swedish VAT of 25%) ON or BEFORE May 15, 2009 AFTER May 15, 2009
Academic/Non-profit/Government/Postdoc* €168,75 (Includes €33,75 VAT) €243,75 (Includes €48,75 VAT)
Student €131,25 (Includes €26,25 VAT) €206,25 (Includes €41,25 VAT)
Corporate €225,00 (Includes €45,00 VAT) €300,00 (Includes €60,00 VAT)
*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.

NOTE: One day SIG registrants not registered for ISMB/ECCB 2009 are NOT able to participate in the main conference sessions.

Two-Day SIGs (Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28)

Alternative Splicing AS-SIG
Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC)
BioPathways

Two-Day SIGs - Sunday, June 28 and Monday, June 29, 2009
BioLINK
*BioLINK – Day 2 of the SIG runs in parallel with the main conference on Monday, June 29. The afternoon program on Monday, June 29 is open to all delegates of ISMB/ECCB

2-Day SIG (Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28)
(for Delegates also registering for ISMB/ECCB 2009)

2-Day SIG FEES (all prices in Euros and Include Swedish VAT of 25%) ON or BEFORE May 15, 2009AFTER May 15, 2009
Academic/Non-profit/Government/Postdoc* €187,50 (Includes €37,50 VAT) €312,50 (Includes €62,50 VAT)
Student €125,00 (Includes €25,00 VAT) €250,00 (Includes €50,00 VAT)
Corporate €281,25 (Includes €56,25 VAT) €406,25 (Includes €81,25 VAT)
*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.

2-Day SIG Only (Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28)
2-Day SIG FEES (all prices in Euros and Include Swedish VAT of 25%) ON or BEFORE May 15, 2009AFTER May 15, 2009
Academic/Non-profit/Government/Postdoc* €281,25 (Includes €56,25 VAT) €406,25 (Includes €81,25 VAT)
Student €218,75 (Includes €43,75 VAT) €343,75 (Includes €68,75 VAT)
Corporate €375,00 (Includes €75,00 VAT) €500,00 (Includes €100,00 VAT)

*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.

TUTORIAL SESSIONS

Sunday, June 28

Individuals will be able to register for one or two 1/2 day optional tutorials. There will be five (5) concurrent sessions in the morning and five (5) concurrent sessions in the afternoon. Fee includes one hard-copy tutorial notes of tutorial presentations you are registered for and one CD which includes notes from all tutorials. Lunch is included in registration fee for delegates registering for two tutorials.

*Delegates attending one tutorial only have the option to purchase a lunch ticket during online registration for €25,00 (includes €5,00 VAT).


Tutorial Sessions (Sunday, June 28)
FEES 1 Tutorial2 Tutorials
ISCB Members €100,00 (Includes €20,00 VAT) €150,00 (Includes €30,00 VAT)
Non-Members €125,00 (Includes €25,00 VAT) €175,00 (Includes €35,00 VAT)

*Postdoc includes individuals having completed PostDoctoral work with in the past year up until June 27, 2009.

Note: You must be registered for the ISMB/ECCB 2009 conference to attend a tutorial.


DISCOVER STOCKHOLM ORIENTEERING EVENT & ICEBREAKER

Discover Stockholm by joining other conference attendees in exploring this beautiful city. This event has proven to be a great way to meet other attendees. (Saturday, June 27, 6:00 p.m.)
Cost per participant is €13,75 (includes €1,75 VAT)
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DINNER GUEST TICKETS

The closing dinner will be held at the Vasa Museum (URL link to be included). Attendance at the dinner for conference registrants is included in the Full Conference registration fee. Additional guest tickets can be purchased for a fee of €75,00.

Off-site Dinner Description

To purchase tickets for the dinner at the Vasa Museum if you have previously registered contact: registration09@ismbconf.org

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PUBLICATIONS

All ISMB/ECCB 2009 registrants and/or tutorial participants will receive one copy of the proceedings on CD and/or tutorial notes. Additional copies are available for the following fees:
  • Proceedings (CD version only) €20,00 each (includes €4,00 VAT)
  • Proceedings (Printed version - must be ordered by May 15, 2009) €93,75 each (includes €13,75 VAT)
  • Tutorial notes (CD version) with all tutorials ) €20,00 each (includes €4,00 VAT)

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STOCKHOLM TRANSIT PASSES

The organizers have arranged to purchase Stockholm Transit Passes for the conference dates at a reduced rate. These are available for purchase through the on-line registration only until May 15, 2009.

4-day pass: €14,85 (includes €0,85 VAT)
Valid: Monday, June 29 through Thursday, July 2

6-day pass: €22,25 (includes €1,25 VAT)
Valid: Saturday, June 27 through Thursday, July 2

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HOUSING

The organizers have contracted Congrex Sweden AB, to manage housing arrangements. Congrex have negotiated reduced rates at a number of downtown hotels. Your hotel room can be booked during the on-line registration process.


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ATTENTION ALL ATTENDEES

Conference Proceedings:
Printed conference proceedings are available only by pre-purchase up until May 15, 2009. If you do not order printed proceedings it is recommended that you bring a laptop computer with you to the conference as the conference proceedings will only be distributed via CD. Conference proceedings will be available as an open access, online-only issue of Bioinformatics.

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

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INTERNATIONAL VISITORS TO STOCKHOLM

Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to entering Sweden. Some participants may require a Schengen visa to enter Sweden.

A visa is a permit which may be required by foreigners to enter and remain in Sweden, and the other Schengen states, for a short period of time, e.g. to attend a scientific conference.

Information on Visa can be found here: http://www.migrationsverket.se/english.jsp

You can find a list of the countries whose nationals require a visa to visit Sweden here (http://www.sweden.gov.se/content/1/c6/10/88/92/ef1c096e.pdf)
For other information on Sweden visit:
http://www.sweden.se/templates/cs/Frontpage____1898.aspx

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Request for registration cancellation must be made in writing and sent to:
ISMB/ECCB 2009 Registration
c/o CTE, PO Box 2686
Des Plaines, IL, USA 60018

Telephone: 847-759-4279 (M-F 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CDT; no cancellations accepted by phone)
Faxed to +1-847-297-5086
Or: e-mailed to registration09@ismbconf.org

All refunds will be processed and mailed following the ISMB/ECCB 2009 Conference. Refunds will be made in accordance with the following schedule.
· Cancellations received on or before April 27, 2009, will receive a full refund minus a €125,00 processing fee (includes 25,00 VAT).
· Cancellations received from April 28, 2009 through May 27, 2009 will receive a full refund minus a €250,00 processing fee (includes 50,00 VAT).
· No refund of fees will be made after May 28, 2009.

Online Registration is now closed

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