Please read carefully the provided information before starting the registration process at the bottom of the page.


Registration fees:Early registration
(deadline 23 July 2017)
Late registration
(deadline 20 August 2017)
 Full fees include:
IOBC members full registration*€ 170.00€ 200.00 

- Lunch and coffee during the workshop
  (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
- Beer reception
- Conference dinner

Note: Only registered participants will be admitted to the social evening function as part of the workshop. If you wish to bring an accompanying person, please contact us directly.

Non-members full registration*€ 290.00€ 320.00
Students full registration*€ 150.00€ 180.00

*Note: Registration without conference dinner reduces all prices by € 50


Become a member of IOBC-WPRS

Non-members of IOBC-WPRS may become member of IOBC before registration. The annual fee is 90 EURO and the reduced membership fee for students and for scientists from selected countries from the southern part of WPRS is 50 Euro. Check the IOBC-WPRS website for the benefits of being a member!

To become member of IOBC-WPRS now, click here  for online membership application.


Student support

The IOBC-WPRS has funds to partly support a limited number of students from Europe, the Mediterranean region and the Middle East. The support is limited to participants who intend to present. Please provide a short application for funding by e-mail to:

Applications should include:

  1. Title and abstract of the planned presentation
  2. Short biographical sketch and description of scientific interests and goals (max. 1 page)
  3. Verification of your student status (e.g. confirmation letter of supervisor or university)

Deadline for application: 23 July 2017. Selected students will be informed and further information on the reimbursement process will be given.


Methods of payment

Payment of conference fees in Euros (€) must accompany the registration form. Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received. Payment can be made by bank transfer or Paypal. Paypal is our preferable way of payment. If you decide to pay by bank transfer, please select the checkbox "payment by bank transfer" in the registration form.

Bank transfer: A copy of the bank receipt should be sent by e-mail to after you have completed the registration. Please note that bank transmission fees have to be paid by the transmitter.


Abstract Submission

Presenters must submit titles and abstracts online before 23 July 2017. Abstracts must be less than 250 words. Please use this form to submit your abstract.


Cancellation of registration

Cancellations have to be made in writing only. In the case of cancellation after 20 August 2017, no refund can be made.



The organizer is not liable for any losses, accidents or damages, irrespective of which cause. For participants and accompanying persons taking part in the symposium, all accompanying events are at their own risk.

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If you need assistance, please contact:

Klaus Minol (Genius GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany)





Organizing committee:

Michael Meissle (Convenor)
Guy Smagghe
Godelieve Gheysen
Patrick Rudelsheim
Adinda De Schrijver
Piet van der Meer
Sylvie de Buck
René Custers
Geert Angenon
Bart Van Droogenbroeck
Salvatore Arpaia

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Host institution:

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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