Gene Forum 2008, June 12-14, 2008
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eesti keeles

estonian genome foundation

Estonian Biocentre EL EC Project ECOGENE

University of Tartu
University of Tartu

European Science Foundation
European Science Foundation

University of Tartu
University of Tartu

Tartu - City of Good Thoughts


  Estonian Genome
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Participation Information

Online registration form

The Gene Forum 2008 will be held in June 12-14th, in Dorpat Conference Centre in Tartu, Estonia.

Conference Language
The official conference language is English.

May 31th, deadline for registration for lower participation fee.
June 6th, deadline for registration to the conference.

In order to register to the Gene Forum 2008, please complete the registration form. The registrations can be made:

A letter of confirmation including complete registration details will be sent to all participants by the Conference Secretariat.

Participation fee
Conference fee includes full attendance, exhibition, conference materials, coffee/tea breaks, lunches, Welcome Party (June 12)and Buffet Dinner (June 13). Conference rates:

Participation fee*
  until May 31st  since June 1st 
Commercial 320 EUR 380 EUR
Academic 160 EUR 190 EUR

* Fees exclude VAT (18%).

Payment Information
Payments can be made:

  • by bank transfer (invoice)
  • by credit card - Conference Secretariat will contact you to ensure authorization and safe credit card transaction.

    After receiving your registration a written confirmation including the payment details will be sent to you by the Conference Secretariat.

    Hotel Dorpat has been booked for conference participants. Hotel rooms can be reserved through the Conference Secretariat upon the submission of completed registration form. A written confirmation of the reservation will be sent to you by the Secretariat. In case you prefer some other hotel or room type than indicated on the registration form please ask the Conference Secretariat for quotation. The reservations will be made on "first come, first served" principle. For late registrations accommodation cannot be guaranteed. The special conference price is valid only if the hotel room is reserved and paid in advance through the Conference Secretariat.

    Cancellation and Substitution Policy
    If you will be unable to attend, you can make substitutions at no extra charge. All the substitutions must be made in written to the Conference Secretariat prior the conference. Refunds will be made less a handling charge (25 EUR) for cancellations received in writing prior June 6th, 2008. No refunds will be made after that date.

    Travel Information
    Visas to enter Estonia are not required from citizens of USA, EU and most European countries, including all Scandinavian countries. For detailed information, please visit the website of the Estonian ministry of Foreign Affairs: The closest airport is located in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Direct flights to Tallinn are available from Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris, Vienna, London and several other cities in Europe. The distance between Tartu and Tallinn is 186 km.

    Please visit web sites for more information about Estonia and its largest cities - Tallinn and Tartu.

    Further Information
    For further information contact us:

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