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Selection

The total number of Workshop participants including speakers is limited to 85, to facilitate interactions. The target audience is postdoctoral fellows and PhD students but applications from senior scientists with experience in different areas of polyphosphate studies are also welcome.
Acceptance will be mostly on a first come first served basis, but CVs and submitted abstracts, representation of different topics at the event, career stage, geographical distribution and gender balance may be taken into consideration.

How to register

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Early Bird prices: For
registrations confirmed before February 15th, 2020.  


(a) Regular registrations

By the deadline of April 3rd, 2020:

  1. Complete a registration order through the registration/abstract submission portal on this event website by entering your details on the registration form. You will receive an automated 'order received email' with full instructions of how to pay through the external web of our travel agency: (web to be announced), 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 a summary of your reasons for applying to the event and your research interests (max 300 words).
  3. Submit your abstract via the 'My abstract' tab in the registration/abstract portal. Abstract submission is optional but highly recommended: participants with the best presented abstract will be selected as speakers.
  4. Abstract submission is mandatory for application for travel grants – see below. See the Abstract section of the website for more details.


(b) Travel grant applications

By the deadline of February 15th, 2020:

  1. Complete a 'Travel Grant Applicant' registration order through the registration/abstract submission portal on this event website by entering your details on the registration form and selecting the travel grant waiver option. You will receive an automated 'order received email' with a reminder on other steps.
  2. During this process, upload a single file (accepted formats are pdf, zip and rar) containing all supporting documents for your application:  
    1. 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 mandatory for consideration of your application. See the Abstract section of the website for more details. 

Notification

(a) Regular registrations: An ‘order received e-mail’ message with full instructions on how to pay is automatically sent to your inbox when you complete an order. An 'order confirmed e-mail’ message will be sent to you when organizers receive the fund and confirm your registration payment. Notification on abstract assessment and acceptance to the event will be made later by April 6th, 2020.

(b) Travel grant applicants: An ‘order received e-mail’ message with a reminder on other steps will be automatically sent to your inbox when you complete an order. Notification on outcomes of travel grant applications will sent by February 29th, 2020. Unsuccesful travel grant applicants will be invited to switch their application to a regular registration with payment.

Registration fees

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

Meals/refreshments covered by the registration fees are breakfasts at the hotel, lunches and refreshements at the venue, as well as the Welcome dinner and the Social dinner at the end of the workshop (restaurants to be announced).  

Early Bird prices: For registrations confirmed before February 15th, 2020.

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Terms and Conditions

By registering for the event, participants (also referred to as 'you') are entering an agreement with the Workshop Organizer(s) https://polyphosphates2020.febsevents.org/organizers, 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
  • Hotel accommodation, as set out on the Venue/Accommodation page
  • Name badge, printed materials and certificate of attendance
  • Invitation to Welcome dinner and Social dinner


Travel costs are not covered by the registration fee.

Methods of Payment

Payments can be made by a Bank Transfer or by credit card.
Please choose your payment method during your registration process.

- For Bank Transfer payments: You will receive instructions to do your registration payment.  

- For credit card payments: In collaboration with a travel agency we have the possibility to accept credit card payments, using an external web system. You will receive an email with the instructions to do your registration payment
Remember that you are leaving a FEBS site and entering another to pay
with different terms of use and privacy policy in operation 

In any case. following the payment, receipt of the transaction must be sent via email to  info@polyphosphates2020.febsevents.org.

Proof of payment must be received before the stated deadline. If you do not receive an ‘order confirmed email’ within 5 business days after sending your proof of payment / receipt of transaction, please contact  info@polyphosphates2020.febsevents.org.

Registration cancellation & refund policy

All registration cancellation requests should be sent to info@polyphosphates2020.febsevents.org in writing. For cancellation requests received on or before (February 15th, 2020), the full payment, less bank charges, will be refunded; for cancellation requests received on and after (February 16th, 2020), 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 Workshop 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 events outside of the reasonable control of the Workshop Organizers, including (but not limited to) natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fire or closure of airports, the registration fee shall be refunded by the Workshop Organizers but neither the Workshop Organizers nor FEBS shall be held liable for any other costs or losses incurred.

Disclaimer

The Workshop Organizers take all reasonable care in making arrangements. They act only as agents in securing hotels, transport and travel services, and shall in no event be liable for acts or omissions in the event of injury, damage, loss, accident delay or irregularity of any kind whatsoever during arrangements organized through contractors. Hotel and transportation services are subject to the terms and conditions under which they are offered to the general public.

In the absence of any negligence or other breach of duty by the Course Organizers or FEBS, these parties shall not be responsible for any bodily injury, death or property damages (including theft) sustained by participants during the event.

In any event, neither the Workshop Organizers nor FEBS accept liability for damages or costs in the event of bodily injury, death, property damage, disruption to travel plans and costs incurred as a result of events outside of the reasonable control of the Congress Organizers or FEBS, including (but not limited to) natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fire or closure of airports.

Governing law

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

Deadlines

  • Meeting postponed for 2021 (More information coming soon...)

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