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Registration Fees

The registration fees are in euros. All registration fees include VAT 23%. The registration fee covers admission to the conference sessions and lectures, coffee breaks and lunches during the conference. The banquet and boat trip have a separate fee.

Early Rate (paid by 10 April 2011) 

   Participant: EUR 550, One-day fee: EUR 250

Normal Rate (paid between 11 April – 11 May 2011)

   Participant: EUR 650, One-day fee: EUR 300

Late Rate (paid on or after 11 May 2011)

   Participant: EUR 750, One-day fee: EUR 350

Note! One-day fees are only valid for one day and will not allow entrance on other days.

Registration fees for participants include:

   - Lunch (on days, which are paid)
   - Refreshments during coffee breaks
   - Admission to all scientific sessions (on days, which are paid)
   - Conference material
   - Welcome Reception on Sunday 29 May
   - Cocktails on Monday 30 May
   - Laboratory tour on Thursday 2 June

The registration fee does not cover insurance or accommodation. Travel insurance is recommended by the organisers.

Terms of payment

All payments (registration fees, hotel deposits, and the social programme) should be made in advance in Euros. Payment must be received no later than the close of banking on the due date.

Two methods of payment are possible:

1. Bank transfer made payable to:

   Account holder:NSB 2011 Conference
   Bank:Nordea Bank, Finland
   IBAN:FI93 1146 3500 7466 79

Please make sure you give the participant's name in the bank transfer details. Please note that all payments should be net of any bank handling charges.

2. Credit card (VISA, Master Card or Eurocard are accepted)

Please follow the instructions given on the on-line form and proceed to payment immediately.

Note! Invoices will only be sent on request. An invoicing fee of EUR 15 will be charged. Bank drafts as well as personal, company or traveller's cheques cannot be accepted.

Letter of Confirmation/ Receipt

After receiving the registration form and payment Tampere Conference Service will send you a personal confirmation letter by e-mail.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellation of any kind has to be made in writing (e-mail) to Tampere Conference Service Ltd. Please note that for organisational reasons refunds will not be made until after the Conference. All refunds will be made at the exchange rate applicable on that date. Neither the Organisers or the Conference Secretariat can be held responsible for any loss resulting from alterations in exchange rates. To receive your refund, please send your full bank account details to the Conference Secretariat.

Registration fees are refundable with a deduction of EUR 100 for administrational expenses provided that participation is cancelled by 31 March 2011. A 50 % cancellation fee will apply to cancellations made in April. No refund will be paid for cancellations made in May or June. If you cannot come but can send some one else instead, an administration fee of EUR 50 will be charged for the change. There will be no refund for no-shows. Insurance to cover the loss of payment for registration fees and accommodation costs is recommended by the organisers.

Contact details (registration, accommodation, payment etc.)

NSB 2011 Conference Secretariat
Tampere Conference Service Ltd.
Hämeenkatu 13 B
FI-33100 Tampere

Email: office@tampereconference.fi
Tel. +358 3 366 4400 (office hours 9-16 GMT +2:00)