GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Registration:

In order to attend the 7th Conference on Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells (SBMC 2018) , an online- registration via the web page http://www.sbmc2018.de/conference-registration as well as the transfer of the participation fee is required. All registration s are legally binding and oblige the participant to pay the participation fee in full , even if the participant does not attend the conference in the end . In case the amount received by the organizer does not correspond to the correct participation fee, e.g. due to currency exchange issues or delayed transfer, the outstanding amount must be paid on site upon arrival in order to gain access to the conference.

In case the number of registrations exceeds the capacity of the venue, a first - come - first - served principle will apply. Thereby, the time of reception of the participation fee is decisive. Consequently , the registration alone does n ot constitute a claim to attend the conference in case the conference is fully booked.

After registration the participant will receive a written confirmation/ invoice by e-mail. Only after full payment the participant’s registration will be accepted.

The registration category “undergraduate” applies to full - time students at a recognized institute. Students are requested to send a copy of their student ID card via email to sbmc2018@bremen-tourism.de.

All tickets and conference material will be handed out to the participants upon check - in at the registration desk. Participants are requested to wear their congress badges at all times for identification and admittance to the conference rooms.

Early bird registration deadline: May 15, 2018.

Online registration deadline: June 24, 2018.

Terms of Payment and Cancellation Policy:

All payments must be made in EURO. Any charges for bank transfers need to be paid by the invoice recipient. Please request your bank to transfer the net sum due.

The participant fee is collected by the BTZ Bremer Touristik-Zentrale on behalf and for account of the organizer: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Friedrichstraße 39, 79098 Freiburg.

Your credit card will show a charge to: BTZ - Bremer Touristik-Zentrale GmbH, the company providing registration services for SBMC 2018.

Written cancellations / changes have to be addressed to the BTZ - Bremer Touristik-Zentrale GmbH, Convention Office SBMC 2018 via email to sbmc2018@bremen-tourism.de.

Written cancellations received before May 20, 2018 will result in a full refund minus a n administrative fee of EUR 25,00.

For cancellations after May 20 , 2018 there will be no refund . If a registered participant is unable to attend, a substitute can be named free of charge until June 24, 2018.

For any changes to the booking an administrative fee of EUR 10,00 will apply. The only exception is the nomination of a substitute after May 20, 2018.

Cancellations of social program bookings are free of charge until June 24, 2018.

Room Reservation Jacobs University:

Room reservations at Jacobs University Bremen and payment for these have to be done in advance. Bookings can be made via the registration link up until two weeks prior to the conference.

Written cancellations / changes have to be addressed to the BTZ - Bremer Touristik-Zentrale GmbH, Convention Office SBMC 2018 via email to sbmc2018@bremen-tourism.de.

The rooms on Jacobs University campus can be cancelled free of charge up to one week prior to arrival. After this Jacobs University terms and conditions apply.

Bremer Touristik-Zentrale is only the reservation agent and accepts no liability.

Dinner options:

A dinner can be booked by participants who are staying in Jacobs University accommodation for the night of July 3 and /or the night of July 6. Bookings have to be made via the registration link and paid in advance. Bookings can be made up until 10 days prior to the conference.

Hotel Reservation:

To guarantee your hotel booking please contact the hotel directly and give them your credit card details. Please note in case of late arrival after 6 p.m. credit card details are necessary. Without these details the hotel room can be sold otherwise. Payment will not be requested in advance but must be made directly to the hotel on site.

In the event of changes, cancellation or a no-show, the hotel's terms of cancellation apply. Bremer Touristik-Zentrale is only the reservation agent and accepts no liability.

By consenting to our terms and conditions, you confirm that you agree to this procedure and consent to the hotel charging your credit card with any applicable cancellation charges.

Additional Services:

A lunchbox can be booked by participants for July 6. Bookings have to be made via the registration link and paid in advance. Bookings can be made up until 10 days prior to the conference.

Use of cameras and audio / video recording devices:

Audio, film and video recordings, even for private use, are prohibited without permit of the organizers.

All rights of video- , audio- and motion-picture material are reserved and held by the organizer.

Data Protection:

Personal details that you provide to BTZ - Bremer Touristik-Zentrale in connection with your booking are processed electronically and are used exclusively for processing the booking and for customer service purposes. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties. Your attention is expressly drawn to the data subject's right of objection pursuant to section 28 (4) of the German Data Protection Act.

News & Important Dates

The conference program and book of abstracts can now be downloaded

July 3, 2018: Science Slam at Lagerhaus Bremen

July 4-6, 2018: Conference takes place