Information on registration

How much does registration cost?



Early Bird Fee   
14 March - 3 June

 Standard Fee  
4 June - 31 July

Late Fee
From 31 July and On Site

 ISME Member*  € 600 € 725 € 875
 Non Member  € 800 € 925 € 1075
Developing Country Delegate**  € 425 € 525 € 650
Developing Country Student Delegate **  *** € 350 € 450 € 575
 Student ISME Member* € 425 € 525 € 650
    Student Non Member ***  € 525 € 625 € 750
Accompanying Person (Guest) € 90 € 90 € 90

Please note that these prices may be subject to change until 14 March.

All prices are in Euro and include VAT.

Full Registration includes:
• Attendance at all conference sessions and access to the poster, catering and exhibition area 
• Morning and Afternoon Tea (Conference Days)
• Attendance at the Welcome Reception and Tiedje Award Night
• 1 ticket to the Social Gathering at on Tuesday evening 

For full delegates, all social functions are included in the registration fee. Upon registration, delegates can purchase a party ticket for their guest for a fee of € 100.

An accompanying person, or guest, must be accompanied by a delegate registration. Guests are only allowed access to the poster, catering and exhibition area, but not to the scientific sessions. Tea and coffee breaks and attendance at the Welcome Reception and Tiedje Reception are included in registration.

* ISME Members: Please note you must be a registered active member of ISME upon registering for ISME18.
For more information on how to become an ISME Member please view our membership pages.

** Developing country delegates: Only delegates who are current residents of countries determined to be a Low Income Country according to Group A and B of the WHO HINARI and Research4Life List (please see the country list here), or of India.

*** Student Delegates: For students non-member and students from developing countries to qualify for the student rate, you must send documentary proof that you are in full time study at a recognized educational institution. 
You will be considered a student if you are enrolled as a student for most of the year 2022 (i.e. at least until the end of June 2022).

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be notified in writing.

  • Cancellations received before Saturday 4 June 2022 will receive a full refund less a € 50 administration charge.
  • Cancellations received from Saturday 4 June 2022 until Sunday 31 July 2022 will receive a 50% refund.
  • Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after Sunday 31 July 2022.

Substitute delegates will be accepted without charge.

In the event of force majeure, ISME has the right to postpone or cancel the event. For more information, please refer to our terms and conditions of registration.

If you are a journalist or work for the press and wish to obtain a press registration please contact us.