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Due to the covid-19 situation the 2021 course has been postponed. The course will be held in June 12 to June 17, 2022.

Application and selection

The total number of course participants, excluding speakers, is limited to 30 attendees, to facilitate interactions. The target audience is postdoctoral fellows and PhD students but applications from senior scientists are also welcome.

Selection will be on the basis of submitted abstracts, but representation of different topics at the event, and career stage, geographical distribution and gender balance may also be taken into consideration.

How to apply

By the deadline of (tbd):

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. Submit your abstract via the 'My abstract' tab in the registration/abstract portal. Abstract submission and poster presentation is mandatory for consideration of your application. See the Abstract section of the website for more details.

3. For applicants for FEBS Youth Travel Fund awards, your abstract, your Constituent Society membership proof, age, ID and proof of status must be uploaded. Please note that the deadline for application for a FEBS YTF grant is (tbd)!

Notification

You will be notified of the outcome of your application by (tbd). Accepted applicants must then pay the relevant registration fee as set out in the table below, by (tbd). 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, meals and refreshment breaks, a boat trip in the archipelago and accommodation at Elite Hotel Carolina Tower as set out in the registration fee table. Travel costs are not covered. 

All meals/refreshments are covered by the registration fees. 

 Standard
Regular - no accommodation400,00 €
Regular - shared room500,00 €
Regular - single room900,00 €

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
  • Accommodation at Elite Hotel Carolina Tower, as set out on the Venue/Accommodation page
  • Name badge, printed materials and certificate of attendance
  • Invitation to boat trip in the archipelago

Please note that all registration fees include VAT (where applicable). Travel costs are not covered by the registration fee.

Methods of Payment

Information on payment will be sent out with the outcome notification email.

Travel insurance

You must not attend the event if you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or are required to place yourself in quarantine. You should seek and follow the advice of your government before booking travel to 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. The Course Organizers and FEBS shall not be liable to you for any losses incurred as a result of travel restrictions being placed against you or against certain countries due to COVID-19.

Modification and cancellation of the event

The Course Organizers are intending to run the event as a physical meeting, but if they decide at any time that it is not possible to continue with a physical event due to pandemic or other such restrictions, the event may be postponed or held as an online meeting. The Course Organizers will give you as much advance notice as possible if such changes are necessary. If the meeting is converted to an online format, they will refund the accommodation element of the registration fee. The Courses organizers reserve the right to modify the Course programme, whether physical or online, which is published as an indication only.

If postponement or a virtual event is not possible, and the event is cancelled, the Course Organizers will refund you the registration fee less bank charges. Organizers may cancel the event as a result of circumstances outside of their reasonable control, including (but not limited to) pandemic, natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fire or closure of airports. The Course Organizers also reserve the right to cancel the event due to disruption caused by Covid-19. Where possible, they will endeavour to provide reasonable advance notice of any such cancellation.

Neither FEBS nor the Course Organizers shall be held liable for any other costs or losses incurred.

Disclaimer

The Course organizers take all reasonable care in making arrangements, and shall follow all available guidance from the Swedish government in relation to making the event COVID-19 safe. 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, illness, death or property damages (including theft) sustained by participants during the event.

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

Governing law

Any dispute resulting from the above terms and conditions will be subject to Swedish law, and by accepting these terms you are submitting yourself to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Sweden.

Deadlines

  • Applications Opening
    Tbd
  • Youth Travel Fund Grants
    Tbd
  • Applications Closing
    Tbd
  • Closing times: 23:59 (UTC+01:00)

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