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Application and selection

Presenters of short talks will be selected based on the quality of their submitted abstracts by the program committee. Where possible preference will be given to young scientists at the beginning of their research career and a fair representation of gender will be taken into consideration. Selected poster authors will be asked to provide a short oral presentation.

How to apply

By the deadline of August 15, 2018:

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. During this process, upload a single file (accepted formats are pdf, zip and rar) containing all supporting documents for your application.

  1. for postdocs and PhD students, the name and address of your lab head/supervisor and letter of recommendation
  2. a summary of your reasons for applying to the event and your research interests (max 300 words)
  3. a concise CV (max 2 pages)
  4. for applicants for FEBS Youth Travel Fund awards, your Constituent Society membership proof, age, ID and proof of status.

3. Submit your abstract via the 'My abstract' tab in the registration/abstract portal. Abstract submission is optional but recommended for selection to the course and networking at the event, and is mandatory for application for travel grants. See the Abstract section of the website for more details.

4. When you have been notified that your application is accepted, please pay your registration fee and make your hotel booking. To complete your booking please visit Eventer page; details will be included in your outcome notification email. During the registration process you can also book accommodation and transfer from and back to the airport.


You will be notifiied of the outcome of your application by August 15, 2018. Accepted applicants must then pay the relevant registration fee as set out in the table below, by August 25, 2018. 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, refreshment breaks and admission to Get - Together Party and Gala dinner. Travel costs are not covered. 

Meals/refreshments covered by the registration fees are breakfasts at the hotel, lunches and refreshements at the venue.

Regular500,00 €
Student/ Postdoc420,00 €

Terms and Conditions

By registering for the event, participants (also referred to as 'you') are entering an agreement with the Course Organizer(s), 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
  • Name badge, printed materials and certificate of attendance
  • Invitation to Get-Together Party and Gala dinner
  • Travel costs are not covered by the registration fee.

Methods of Payment

When you have been notified that your application is accepted, please pay your registration fee and make your hotel booking. To complete your booking please visit Albatros Agency; 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@Proteases2018.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 7 business days after sending your proof of payment / receipt of transaction, please contact info@Proteases2018.febsevents.org

Registration cancellation & refund policy

All registration cancellation requests should be sent to August 15, 2018 in writing.

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 Ogranizers 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 Slovenia


  • Applications Opening
    1 April 2018
  • Youth Travel Fund Grants
    30 June 2018
  • Abstract Deadline for YTF Grants
    30 June 2018
  • Abstract Deadline
    10 August 2018
  • Applications closing
    25 August 2018

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