Registration, Fees, and Deadlines
Registration will open sometime mid-March 2017. A link will be available here when it opens.
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Full Conference Registration Includes:
- Opening Reception – includes entrance, one free glass of wine and hors d'oeuvres (23 July)
- Access to Exhibit Hall (24-27 July)
- Two Coffee Breaks per day (24-27 July)
- Access to all Sessions at the Convention Center (24-27 July)
Optional Sessions, Memorabilia and Activities for Purchase (online only):
- Pre-congress short courses (22-23 July)
- Lunch boxes (24-27 July)
- Closing Ceremony ticket (27 July, fee and guest fee TBD)
- Field trips (28+ July)
- Conference memorabilia
- Carbon offset*
*Registration includes a contribution to SCB's Carbon Offset project. Attendees may remove the contribution upon registration.
Please Note: Optional sessions and activities are available for purchase online only. With the exception of congress memorabilia, there will be no onsite sales in Cartagena.
All registration fees will be listed in US dollars (USD). Non-members, to determine if you qualify for reduced registration rates, please consult SCB Developing Country List and the UNESCO List of Small Islands Developing States (SIDS).
Important Registration Deadlines: The Early Bird Registration period opens in February and closes on 25 April. The Regular Registration period opens on 26 April. Late Registration opens on 6 June. Online Registration closes on 30 June.
|SCB Members||Registration Type||Price|
|Developed Country||Early Bird||$450|
|Developing Country & SIDS||Early Bird||$225|
|Non Members||Registration Type||Price|
|Developed Country||Early Bird||$590|
|Developing Country & SIDS||Early Bird||$345|
Early Bird Registration and Grants: If you are waiting on results of a grant proposal and thus cannot make the Early Bird Registration deadline (25 April), please email ICCB Registration as soon as possible and before the Early Bird Deadline. Your email should detail why you cannot make the deadline and when you expect to hear from the organization you've applied to for a grant.
All ICCB 2017 presenters/organizers with an accepted abstract MUST register by the Early Bird registration deadline to guarantee their presentation will be scheduled in the program. If you are waiting on results of a grant proposal and thus cannot make the Early Bird Registration deadline, please email ICCB Registration as soon as possible and before the Early Bird Deadline. Your email should detail why you cannot make the deadline and when you expect to hear from the organization you've applied to for a grant.
Hardship Cases: Members of indigenous communities and unemployed participants might qualify for a discounted registration rate. To express interest, please email ICCB Registration. Your email should detail why you are requesting a special rate to attend ICCB.
Exhibit Hall Pass only/Accompanying Guest: Perfect for networking opportunities or accompanying guest! This pass provides LIMITED access to the congress venue (ground floor) and amenities (available for purchase online only). The fee for one day pass is $45 and for the full congress is $180. Pass holders may not participate in the following scientific sessions: opening/closing ceremonies, breakout sessions or plenaries. A guest ticket for the closing ceremony can be purchased separately.
Press Pass: Editors, TV/radio/written press reporters and broadcast/Internet reporters/bloggers from verified media outlets will receive free editorial press badges. More information will be available soon!
Offset Your Travel to ICCB: Since 2007, SCB has contributed to a carbon offset project in order to offset greenhouse gas emissions due to ICCB meetings. All congress registrations include a contribution to the carbon offset project (opt-out available upon registration). The contribution for developed country professionals is $28. The contribution for students and professionals from developing country professionals and Small Islands States is $5.
For the first time, SCB will work to make ICCB 2017 a fully sustainable congress. With the help of Guy Bigwood, MCI Group Sustainability Director, SCB wishes to be leading the sustainable conference effort. We are setting new standards in Sustainable Conference. Join us!
Cancellation Policy: cancellation must be received in writing via email to ICCB Registration. A processing fee of $50 will be charged for cancellations received on or before 20 June 2017. No refunds will be issued for no-shows. Refund requests will not be accepted after 20 June 2017. People with special circumstances should email ICCB Registration detailing why they cannot make it to the congress. Not all requests will be granted. Substitutions for attendees are accepted at any time, please email ICCB Registration for more details.
Please note that if you are encountering difficulties with online registration or online payment, you may still register for ICCB by completing ICCB Registration Form. Complete and return the form via email to ICCB Registration. Please be sure that your subject line reads "ICCB Registration".