Registration is required for all conference participants preferably until 31 March 2018. It is recommended to make the registration online. In order to avoid double charges, please register only ONCE. Any registration and payment received after that date will be accepted as late registration. Confirmation will be sent to all participants by the organisers upon receipt of registration and payment.

Authors of submitted abstracts can pay the early fee after the acceptance. Selecting the early fee is also mandatory fee for them, but the payment deadline is 30 April.

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Registration fees

Date of completion of  registration and payment in full Early Bird
31 October 2017
to 31 March 2018
1 April 2018
to 18 May 2018
Net VAT Total Net VAT Total
ECU members 429 116 545 551 149 700
10th & 25th anniversary of graduation (by invitation only) 354 96 450 473 127 600
Hungarian association members 354 96 450 473 127 600
Students (including full time PhD students) 130 35 165 165 45 210
First year graduates 236 64 300 315 85 400
Non-ECU members 512 138 650 669 181 850
Day ticket for conference 217 58 275 275 75 350
Researchers’ day
pre-convention seminar on 24 May
39 11 50 39 11 50
Welcome reception
for accompanying persons only, dinner and drinks on 24 May
20 5 25 20 5 25
Local evening
dinner and drinks on 25 May
52 13 65 52 13 65
Gala dinner
aboard a Danube cruise ship on 26 May
75 20 95 75 20 95

Registration fees include:

Admittance to all scientific sessions and the exhibition, congress material, lunches and coffee/tea during breaks and invitation to a Welcome reception on Thursday 24 May 2018.

Each participant should pay the local VAT, so please consider always the “Total” column.

Optional programmes

FICS Sport Seminar 200 EUR

Optional programmes are available after registration category selection in the online database.

Terms and conditions of participation

Advanced online registration is a condition of participation in the conference. During the online registration you should accept the terms and conditions of participation as well as the terms of cancellation written on this website. The registration fee includes entertainment allowances, such as catering services, reception, dinner etc. In the final invoice the amount of these services will be indicated as intermediary service. See also the general terms and conditions here.

Cancellation policy of registration

All the cancellations and changes must be sent to Diamond Congress Ltd. in written form. All refunds will be processed after the conference. Please send your exact bank account details in the written cancellation, unless you paid by credit card.

Refund of the registration fee will be made as follows:

  • 100% refund (minus an administrative fee of 50 Euro) –
    in case of cancellation received before 24 April 2018
  • No refund – in case of cancellation, received after 24 April 2018


All payments should be made in Euro. All charges due to bank transfers have to be paid by the sender.

Bank transfer has to be made to

Diamond Congress Ltd. – ECU 2018
Raiffeisen Bank Zrt.
Address: H-1015 Budapest, Széna tér 1/a.
International Bank Account Number HU79 12010154-00175156-00200001

A pro forma invoice should be generated (pdf) in order to arrange any payment, wire transfer or credit card. The paid amount should appear in the paid column in case of successful online payment. Manual card charges and bank wire transfers are to be credited in your “Paid” column only after receipt payment.

Registrations which are not accompanied by appropriate payment, will not be honoured. Registrations  will be acknowledged in writing. Confirmation is to be sent by the Secretariat to the email address of the registration (used during the registration), ONLY if the payment was made. Participants who paid the fee will be able to download a PAID INVOICE in pdf in their personal records within a week time after the receipt of payment, from the “My Invoices” menu after logging into the registration database.

Official final invoices and receipts for fees paid by the participants will be handed over on site at the registration desk. The Conference Secretariat, Diamond Congress Ltd. is responsible for collection of all charges; hence all financial issues are handled and confirmed by the Secretariat.

On site registration fees can be paid in Euro or in Hungarian Forint. Besides, credit cards listed above will be accepted. The organisers regret that cheques cannot be accepted, they should be cashed at the banks.

Credit Card

For the online payment VISA, EuroCard/MasterCard, American Express Card number are suitable with expiry date, card holder’s name, billing address of the cardholder and CVV code (the last three digits on the back of the credit card where the signature is – only VISA and EC/MC). For further details please read our short manual.