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Contact Congrex Switzerland,

on behalf of The International Liver Congress™ 2018:
Peter Merian Strasse 80
4002 Basel Switzerland
registration.ilc@congrex.com
Tel: +41 (0)61 686 77 77 – Office hours*

Registration periods

Begins Ends
Early fee Monday 02 October 2017 Wednesday 10 January 2018
Full fee Thursday 11 January 2018 Sunday 15 April 2018

Should your registration remain unpaid as of Wednesday 10 January 2018 , early registration fees will no longer apply and will automatically be modified to full fees.

Lunch and coffee are not included in the registration fee, however EASL provides a certain amount of catering on a first come first served basis during the breaks.

EASL members whose membership has expired can renew their EASL membership up to 11 April 2018 to benefit from reduced registration fees.

Renew now!

Registration rates

Delegate Category Regular Young investigator Nurse
Full congress
Nurse & Associates Forum

(Friday 13 April 10:00-11:30 and 13:30-16:00 )

Early fee EUR 200.00 EUR 100.00 EUR 100.00 EUR 100.00
Full fee EUR 400.00 EUR 300.00  EUR 300.00 EUR 100.00

All rates above are VAT included if applicable with local rules.

NEW for EASL members – Gain time in Paris. Use fast track lanes for on-site registration and badge pick-up.

Printed congress materials (programme book and abstract book) are to be ordered at additional costs during the online registration process until 12 March 2018. After this date it is no longer possible to purchase printed materials. Electronic versions of all materials will be available approximately 2 weeks prior to the congress and also accessible via the ILC app.

EASL will provide one complimentary printed postgraduate course syllabus to each pre-registered PGC attendee at the entrance of the main plenary hall 7.3.

Application or renewals for the 2018 EASL membership (new members and renewals) are available as of 02 October 2017.

If you renewed your existing EASL membership for 2018, or joined EASL as a new member before 31 December 2017, you are entitled to the full EASL membership benefits package including reduced EASL members registration fees for ILC 2018.

EASL membership renewal or application must be fully processed before registering to ILC 2018. EASL member’s registration fees will only be available after your application or renewal has been fully processed.

ILC delegates who become EASL members as of 01 January 2018 however, are not entitled to reduced EASL member registration fees for ILC 2018, but do enjoy the other EASL membership benefits.

EASL member registration fees will only be available after your application or renewal has been fully processed.

Delegate Category Regular Young investigator Nurse
Full congress
Nurse & Associates Forum

(Friday 13 April 10:00-11:30 and 13:30-16:00 )

Early fee EUR 800.00 EUR 200.00 EUR 200.00 EUR 100.00
Full fee EUR 1’000.00 EUR 400.00 EUR 400.00 EUR 100.00

All rates above are VAT included if applicable with local rules.

NEW for EASL members – Gain time in Paris. Use fast track lanes for on-site registration and badge pick-up.

Printed congress materials (programme book and abstract book) and bookable sessions can be purchased at additional costs during the registration process. Order your printed materials until 12 March 2018.

After this date, no printed materials can be ordered. Electronic versions of all materials will be available approximately 2 weeks prior to the congress and also accessible via the ILC app.

Application or renewals for the 2018 EASL membership (new members and renewals) are available as of 02 October 2017.

If you renewed your existing EASL membership for 2018, or joined EASL as a new member before 31 December 2017, you are entitled to the full EASL membership benefits package including reduced EASL members registration fees for ILC 2018.

EASL membership renewal or application must be fully processed before registering to ILC 2018. EASL member’s registration fees will only be available after your application or renewal has been fully processed.

ILC delegates who become EASL members as of 01 January 2018 however, are not entitled to reduced EASL member registration fees for ILC 2018, but do enjoy the other EASL membership benefits.

EASL member registration fees will only be available after your application or renewal has been fully processed.

To benefit from the YI reduced fees, proof of status is mandatory.

Young Investigators must be under 35 years old or still in training at the time of the congress (11 April 2018). Proof of age or training status is mandatory. Please refer to the bursaries page to see if you are eligible for funding from EASL (bursary programme), or for more information regarding young investigator advantages.

To benefit from the nurses’ rate, proof of nurse status is mandatory.

Nurses who are registered to attend the Nurses and Associates Forum will have access to all mainstream sessions on-site, but only on this specified day. The date will be displayed on the congress badge. Registration is exclusively valid for Friday 13 April 2018 only.

A letter of confirmation from your Head of Unit should be uploaded during the registration process confirming that you are a nurse. Alternatively, you may send your confirmation letter via e-mail to registration.ilc@congrex.com

Group registration

In order to make a group registration, please refer to the group registration policy. It contains all the important information as well as the link to start the group registration. In case of questions, please contact the registration department: registration.ilc@congrex.com.

Group contract

There is the possibility to sign a group contract where you buy a package of registration tickets (“buy contingent”) for a defined number of participants until 10 January 2018. Full payment and the signed contract must be received until this date. The group contract allows you to enter participant data until 08 March 2018. Free name changes are also permitted until this date. For further information please contact registration.ilc@congrex.com.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations received up and including 1 March 2018 minus 25% handling fee.
No refund on cancellations after 1 March 2018.
For any change of names, a fee of EUR 50 will be charged.
If you do a no-name group contract, the cancellation policy of the contract applies.
The group coordinator is liable to pay the registration costs as soon as she / he has registered participants for the congress.
If any delegates are not attending the conference but the cancellation policy was not respected the complete registration costs have to be paid.

Group pick-up

The opportunity of picking up the documents for your group in advance will be offered in order to facilitate the pre-registration procedure. In order to arrange your pick-up time you will be contacted 3-4 weeks prior to the congress.

Every refund claim should be sent to Congrex in writing until Monday 30 April 2018. Requests sent after this deadline will not be processed.

Name change and replacement badges

A handling fee of EUR 25.00 per registration will be charged for every registration modification received after Thursday 01 March 2018.
Name change for the groups will be charged EUR 50.00.
If a badge is lost or forgotten, an administrative fee of EUR 25.00 will be charged for the reprint of the badge after identity verification (passport, driving license or other recognized identification document).
If both badges are brought back at the registration desk, the administrative fee will be refunded.

Registration conditions

Congrex Switzerland is the official registration agency for The International Liver CongressTM 2018.

What does the registration fee include?

  • Admission to all mainstream scientific sessions
  • Access to the exhibition area
  • Admission to the postgraduate course & basic science seminar on 11 and 12 April 2018
  • Complimentary postgraduate course book (available in front of the session room 30 minutes before the start of the postgraduate course)

What is not included in the registration fee?

  • Printed congress materials: It is no longer possible to purchase printed materials. Electronic versions of all materials will be available approx. 2 weeks prior to the congress and also accessible via the ILC app.

Lunch and coffee are not included in the registration fee, however EASL provides a certain amount of catering on a first come first served basis during the breaks.

think Green concept with icon design, vector illustration 10 eps graphic.It is no longer possible to purchase printed materials. Electronic versions of all materials will be available approximately 2 weeks prior to the congress on the official congress website and on the ILC app. We would like to make ILC 2018 a paper-free event, therefore EASL thanks you for your green-consciousness!

By default, your registration includes a printed programme book and abstract book at an additional cost. You will have the possibility to opt-out from printed congress materials, should you prefer not to receive paper copies on-site.

EASL is aware of the large amount of waste generated at a congress, in particular when it comes to printed documents. Therefore, to create a more environmentally friendly congress, EASL is proposing to drastically cut its print volume by offering electronic alternatives to the printed programme and abstract book.

Let’s make The International Liver CongressTM a paper-free event! Thank you for your green consciousness.

Both books will be available for complimentary download before the start of the congress:

– via the congress app.
– via the ILC 2018 website.

Cancellation policy for individuals & groups

The conditions are the same for individual and group registrations.

If you wish to cancel or modify your registration to the ILC 2018, you must send an e-mail to registration.ilc@congrex.com

The fees, minus an administrative charge of 25%, will be refunded for cancellations before Thursday 01 March 2018.

After this deadline, no refund will be possible.

Modification policy for individuals & groups

The conditions are the same for individual and group registrations.

If you wish to cancel or modify your registration to the ILC 2018, you must send an e-mail to registration.ilc@congrex.com

A handling fee of EUR 25.00 per registration will be charged for every registration modification received after Thursday 01 March 2018.

You have the possibility to add an insurance to your registration. There are 6 different options:

Content Fee (in EUR, no VAT)
Cancellation insurance (amount insured: up to EUR 500); the insurance includes your registration, hotel and flight booking 25
Cancellation insurance (amount insured: up to EUR 2’000); the insurance includes your registration, hotel and flight booking 45
Cancellation insurance (amount insured: up to EUR 5’000); the insurance includes your registration, hotel and flight booking 75
Package of insurances (Option 1); the package includes
– cancellation costs ( up to EUR 500)
– SOS-protection / travel interruption (unlimited)
– medical and hospital expenses worldwide (up to EUR 50’000)
– luggage (up to EUR 2’000)
85
Package of insurances (Option 2); the package includes
– cancellation costs (up to EUR 2’000)
– SOS-protection / travel interruption (unlimited)
– medical and hospital expenses worldwide (up to EUR 50’000)
– luggage (up to EUR 2’000)
100
Package of insurances (Option 3); the package includes
– cancellation costs (up to EUR 5’000)
– SOS-protection / travel interruption (unlimited)
– medical and hospital expenses worldwide (up to EUR 50’000)
– luggage (up to EUR 2’000)
125

Please note: by adding this insurance to your registration fee, you accept the terms and conditions.

Every refund claim should be sent to Congrex in writing until 23 April 2018. Requests sent after this deadline will not be processed.

Official ILC 2018 registration agency
Congrex Switzerland
Peter Merian Strasse 80
4002 Basel
registration.ilc@congrex.com

Registration area

On-site registration, congress material pick-up and badge collection will be available at the registration area in hall7.3.

View opening hours

The congress venue will be accessible at the same times as the registration opening hours.

Badges

All delegates and exhibitors are requested to wear their ILC badge at all times in order to be given access to the congress venue. Persons not wearing an ILC badge will not be granted access past the registration area.

NEW for EASL members – Gain time in Paris. Use fast track lanes for on-site registration and badge pick-up.

Delegates are admitted into the lecture halls and other scheduled activities, as well as the catering areas.

Exhibitors are admitted into the exhibition area as well as the catering areas, but have no access to the lecture halls.

Lost badges

If a badge is lost or forgotten, an administrative fee of EUR 25.00 (+20% VAT) will be charged for the reprint of the badge after identity verification (passport, driving license or other recognized identification document).

If both badges are brought back at the registration desk, the administrative fee will be refunded.