Registration is closed now.

Registration is no longer possible, since the conference venue is essentially fully booked. Those who are extremely eager to attend the conference anyhow are advised to contact the conference organizers directly by email to see whether special arrangements can be done. However, no promise can be given yet.

Registration fees

Early Registration Rates

(until April 15, 2018)

Regular Registration Rates

(until May 31, 2018)

Late Registration Rates

(until July 31, 2018)

Student registration 250 295 395
Standard registration 350 395 495
Business registration 500 595 695

NOTE: All fees are in Euros.

Student registration applies to MSc and PhD students. If registering as a Student, proof of student status (e.g. student ID card or statement from an academic supervisor) must be sent to the organizers (Waldemar Kulig).

Standard registration applies to researchers in the academic sector.

Business registration applies to participants working in the private sector (non-academic sector).

If you have any questions concerning registration or payment please send an email to:

The last day to register online is July 31, 2018.

Registration fee includes:

  • Full admission to all sessions during the conference
  • Conference materials
  • City reception (with certain restrictions, see below)
  • Conference dinner
  • Coffees/refreshments during the breaks

For the Reception by the City of Helsinki (Monday, Aug 20, at 7 pm), there are only 150 places due to space/security conditions. Given this, the City of Helsinki will be able to receive only the first 150 people registered to the conference. We regret that some of the last registered participants may not be able to attend the Reception of the City.

For the Conference Dinner (Tuesday, Aug 21, 7 pm), all registered are welcome.

Key dates

Grant application deadline: April 15, 2018

Grant application results notification: April 15, 2018

Early registration deadline: April 15, 2018

Regular registration deadline: May 31, 2018

Contributed Talk acceptance notification: June 15, 2018

Late registration deadline: July 31, 2018

Registration cancellation deadline: June 24, 2018

Invitation letters

Participants may request invitation letters to the International Workshop on Biological Membranes conference. Please contact the organizers (Ilpo Vattulainen).

Cancellation policy

All cancellations must be made in writing to

For registrations cancelled by June 24, 2018, the registration fee will be fully refunded (deduction of an administrative fee of EUR 50). For registrations cancelled after June 24, 2018, no refunds will be given. There will be no refund for no-shows. Denial of a visa application to Finland does not entitle a participant to any refunds.


The conference organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, for loss of, or damage to property belonging to conference participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the conference.

Please check the validity of your own travel insurance.