Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona  

*** IMPORTANT NOTE ***

The FENS Forum 2012 has now started.
Do not forget your registration barcode to get quickly your badge and other tickets for options.


IMPORTANT DATES

Online registration: December 12, 2011 - June 30, 2012

Early registration & abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2012 included
Deadline for FENS / IBRO travel grant application: February 5, 2012

Late registration: February 16 - June 30, 2012

On-site registration: July 14-18, 2012 (on-site registration fees apply)

 Opening hours
 Saturday, July 14 09:30-19:30 
 Sunday, July 15 07:30-18:30 
 Monday, July 16 08:00-18:30 
 Tuesday, July 17 08:00-18:30 
 Wednesday, July 18 08:00-14:00 


REGISTRATION

Online registration is no longer possible. You may register on-site at the Registration desk (see the opening hours above). On-site registration fees apply.


REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

Before registering, please make sure that you have read the information and guidelines below.



REGISTRATION FEES & CATEGORIES

Registration fees
Early registration until February 5, 2012.
*** extended further to February 15, 2012 included ***
Late registration from February 16 till June 30, 2012.
On-site registration from July 14, 2012.

Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona Early Late Onsite Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
 Members € 255 € 315 € 350 Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
 Non-members € 335 € 390 € 430
 Student members € 105 € 150 € 165 Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
 Student non-members € 135 € 205 € 225
 Corporate € 435 € 495 € 545 Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
 Technical workshop (July 14) € 60 € 60 € 60 Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
 Abstract submission € 25 -    -    Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
 Student party
 Jump the FENS (July 16)
€ 18 € 18 € 18 Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
 Professional development € 18 € 18 € 18 Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona

Registration fees include 8% VAT.

The standard registration fee includes:

• attendance to the scientific programme
• conference bag with programme book
• entrance to the opening ceremony

Technical workshops and registrations for some specific events such as the student party Jump the FENS require an additional payment.

Registration will also be possible on-site during the Forum (Onsite registration fees apply).

Lost badges will be replaced for registered participants presenting an ID, at a replacement fee of € 15.

Registration categories

The following categories for participants apply:
Member: A member of one of the societies affiliated to FENS. A member of the American Society for Neuroscience (SfN) may also benefit from the same registration fees as FENS members. Please note however, that this option is offered only to SfN members who live and have their professional activity in a country where there is no neuroscience society member of FENS (see the list of national societies members of FENS).
Non-member: A participant from academic or non-profit organizations.
Student: A pre-doctoral student. Postdoctoral fellows, hospital residents, interns and laboratory technicians do not qualify for the student rate.
Pre-doctoral students registering online must upload a Pdf letter proving their status (i.e. a signed statement from their Department Head or supervisor). Upon on-site registration such a proof should be presented as well.
Corporate: A participant from a company.

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CME ACCREDITATION

The FENS Forum 2012 is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.
The FENS Forum 2012 is designated for a maximum of 23 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
EACCME credits are recognized by the American Medical Association towards the Physician's Recognition Award (PRA). To convert EACCME credit to AMA PRA category 1 credit, contact the AMA.

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MEMBERSHIP

You are not a FENS member?

Problem with FENS membership?

If you are a member of one of the European neuroscience Societies constituting FENS, use the pull-down menu to select your society. Following an agreement between FENS and the American Society for Neuroscience, SfN members may also benefit from the same registration fees as FENS members. Please note however, that this option is offered only to SfN members who live and have their professional activity in a country where there is no neuroscience society member of FENS (see the list of national societies members of FENS).

Note that your membership will be checked with these societies.

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TECHNICAL WORKSHOPS

There is an extra fee of € 60 for technical workshops.
Please note that the number of participants is limited.

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SPEAKERS & INVITED PARTICIPANTS

All speakers and invited participants are already pre-registered. They will receive, in a special E-mail, their access codes to complete / update their pre-registration and submit their abstract. They should not register directly as ordinary participants.

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ACCOMPANYING PERSONS (GUESTS)

There will be no official registration category for accompanying persons.
An onsite hospitality desk is reserved for guests for sale of tours and other tourist services that will operate during the Forum.
For further information, see the Destination Barcelona! page.

Further information on hotel accommodation.

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PAYMENT

Means of payment

Payments shall be made in Euro (no other currencies shall be accepted).

Credit card (Visa, Amex or Mastercard). This is the recommended means of payment. FENS has subcontracted payment by credit card to a secure payment service that guarantees confidentiality and security.

Bank transfer. € 25 have to be added to the registration fee. All bank charges must be paid at source in addition to the payable fee.

Please send your payment, free of charge for the beneficiary, to the congress bank account:
Account name: Kenes International (FENS2012)
Bank: Credit Suisse
Account No: 693980-52-383
IBAN: CH13 0483 5069 3980 5238 3
SWIFT code: CRESCHZZ80A

Please indicate the complete first name and last name of the registered participant(s), matching with the name(s) on the registration form, and "free of charge for the receiver account".
Please note that your registration will be valid only on receipt of your payment and that any unpaid bank charges will be collected on site.
Please send a copy of your registration confirmation together with the bank transfer receipt by E-mail to the registration secretariat fensforum2012_reg@kenes.com

Institutional orders (from universities, institutes, etc.) are not accepted.

Cheques are not accepted.

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SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Students
- Upload a proof of your student status (i.e. a signed statement from your Department Head or supervisor) while registering online,
- If you pay by bank transfer, send a copy of your registration confirmation together with a copy of the bank transfer receipt by E-mail to the registration secretariat fensforum2012_reg@kenes.com

DO NOT send a copy of your abstract confirmation.

Note: the student status proof has nothing to do with the requests for travel grants. For grants, refer to the travel grants page.

Other participants
- If you pay by credit card, you have completed your registration: DO NOT send anything to the secretariat.
- If you pay by bank transfer, send a copy of your registration confirmation together with a copy of the bank transfer receipt by E-mail to the registration secretariat fensforum2012_reg@kenes.com

DO NOT send a copy of your abstract confirmation.

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Registration

Cancellations are accepted by E-mail only to the registration secretariat. The registration fee will be refunded minus 30% for cancellations received no later than May 1, 2012. Thereafter no refunds will be made.
All refunds will be processed within 21 days of written request if applicable.
Please note that if you are 1st author of an abstract and cancel your registration, your abstract will not be published.

Abstract withdrawal only

Abstract withdrawal can be requested by E-mail, using the contact form. Only first authors are allowed to withdraw an abstract. State your name, registration number and confidential code in the E-mail message. Withdrawal of an abstract without cancelling registration does not entail refund of the registration fee.
Deadline for withdrawal is May 1, 2012.
Submitted abstracts are not published if the first author cancelled his/her registration, or if the payment of the registration fee is not received on the FENS Forum 2012 bank account by May 1, 2012.

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LETTER OF INVITATION

A letter of invitation can be obtained once your registration process has been completed by contacting the Forum secretariat with your request. The letter will be sent to you by E-mail as a PDF file.

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CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

Certificates of attendance will be issued onsite.

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REGISTRATION SECRETARIAT

Ms. Daniela Wizen
Registration Manager
Fax: +41 22 906 91 40
E-mail: fensforum2012_reg@kenes.com

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Neuroscience Congress - FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona