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Application and selection

The total number of course participants is limited to 65, to facilitate interactions . The target audience is postdoctoral fellows and PhD students but  applications from senior scientists with experience in different areas of are also welcome.

Selection will be on the basis of submitted abstracts, but representation of different topics at the event, and career stage, geographical distribution gender balance may also be taken into consideration.

How to apply

By the deadline of  15th of May:

1. Complete a registration order through the registration/abstract submission portal on this event website. When you complete an order you will receive an 'order received e-mail' with full instructions on how to proceed with your application and a copy of the order in PDF.

2. Submit your abstract via the 'My abstract' tab in the registration/abstract portal. Abstract submission and poster presentation is mandatory for consideration of your application. See the Abstract section of the  website for more details.

3. For applicants for FEBS Youth Travel Fund awards, your abstract, your Constituent Society membership proof, age, ID and proof of status must be uploaded. Please note that the deadeline for application for FEBS YTF is 15th of April!

Notification

You will be notifiied of the outcome of your application by 1st of June. Accepted applicants must then pay the relevant registration fee as set out in the table below, by 30th of June. More details on registration fee payment will be included in your outcome notification, and key points are also given in the terms and conditions.

Registration fees

Registration fees include access to the event sessions, name badge, certificate of attendance, book of abstracts, meals and refreshment breaks social actvities and accommodation at Kloster Neustift as set out in the registration fee table. Travel costs are not covered. 

All meals/refreshments are covered by the registration fees. 

 Standard
Standard for everyone675,00 €

Terms and Conditions


By registering for the event, participants (also referred to as 'you') are entering an agreement with the Course Organizer(s) [link], and you are indicating acceptance to the terms and conditions set out below.

Registration Fee

The registration Fee for participants covers:

  • Access to all scientific programme sessions
  • Meals and refreshments as set out above
  • Accommodation at Kloster Neustift , as set out on the Venue/Accommodation page
  • Name badge, printed materials and certificate of attendance
  • Participation in all social events

Travel costs are not covered by the registration fee.

Methods of Payment

Payments must be made by bank transfer; details will be included in your outcome notification email. 

Bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source. Your Name, Surname and Order ID must be indicated on the transaction receipt of the bank transfer.

Following the payment, receipt of the transaction must be sent via email to info@advancedproteomics2019.febsevents.org. Proof of payment must be received before the stated deadline

A confirmation notification will be sent to you when organizers receive the fund and confirm your registration in the system. If you do not receive confirmation within x business days after sending your proof of payment / receipt of transaction, please contact info@advancedproteomics2019.febsevents.org

Registration cancellation & refund policy

All registration cancellation requests should be sent to info@advancedproteomics2019.febsevents.org in writing. For cancellation requests received on or before 30th of June 2019, the full payment, less bank charges, will be refunded; for cancellation requests received on and after 1st if July 2019, the full amount will be charged and no refunds will be made. No cash refunds will be made for the credit card payments in the case of cancellation.

Travel insurance

You should seek and follow the advice of your government before registering and booking travel for the event and before travelling to the event. You are solely responsible for making your own appropriate travel and other insurance arrangements before booking travel for the Congress.

Modification and cancellation of the event

The Course Organizers reserve the right to modify the event programme, which is published as an indication only.

In the event of cancellation of the event, at any time, as a result of any event of 'force majeure' or for other reasons that are beyond the control of the Course Organizers, the registration fee shall be refunded by the Course Organizers but neither the Course Organizers nor FEBS shall be held liable for any other costs or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, financial losses, etc. 

Disclaimer and ‘force majeure’

Neither the Course Organizers nor FEBS shall be responsible for any bodily injury/death or property damages (including theft) sustained by participants during the event, unless such damages are a direct result of the negligent or unlawful act or omission thereof.

In any event, neither the Course Organizers nor FEBS accept liability for damages in the event of bodily injury/death, property damage, disruption to travel plans and costs incurred as a result of ‘force majeure’.  ‘Force majeure’ (or ‘Act of God’) reasons include but are not limited to: war or threat of war, riots, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial disputes, natural or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, epidemics, health risks, fire and closure of airports or airspace. 

Governing law

Any legal dispute resulting from the accepted terms and conditions will be subject to the law of Germany.

Deadlines

  • Applications Opening
    1 Jan 2019
  • Youth Travel Fund Grants
    15th April 2019
  • Applications closing
    15th May 2019
  • Closing times: 23:59 (UTC+01:00)

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