Fees and Payment

Online registration and submission is available here.

The registration fee includes access to the scientific sessions, icebreaker /welcome reception, coffee breaks as well as meeting materials.

Registration Fees

Registration Type
Available until 12 January 2018 CET
Available until 28 February 2018 CET
registrations received and/or paid after 28 February 2018 CET
gtö Student Member *
EUR 170,00
EUR 200,00
EUR 230,00
Student Non Member *
EUR 250,00
EUR 280,00
EUR 310,00
gtö PHD Students Member
EUR 320,00
EUR 350,00
EUR 380,00
PHD Student Non Members
EUR 390,00
EUR 420,00
EUR 450,00
gtö Member
EUR 480,00
EUR 510,00
EUR 540,00
Non Members
EUR 560,00
EUR 590,00
EUR 620,00
Participants Developping countries
EUR 250,00
EUR 280,00
EUR 310,00

Participants of the Mini-Forum COPED only ***

Participants of the Mini-Forum COPED only ***
EUR 110,00
Participants of the Mini-Forum COPED including Tuesday European Conferenz ***
EUR 165,00

Add-on Fees

Conference Dinner
EUR 50,00
CO2 -Fee voluntary contribution**
EUR 15,00

Companion Fees

EUR 15,00
Conference Dinner
EUR 50,00

* Students are requested to email proof of student status (eg. a copy of their student card) to the conference office (PDF).
Student = * BSc-, MSc and Diploma-students, no PhD-students.

PhD’s who have no access to project based funding and/or who cannot get reimbursement of their registrations fees, are allowed to register as „students“. To apply for these special conditions please send a letter (email) to the conference office explaining the situation together with a signed certificate from the professor.

** Carbon neutrality initiative
Carbon neutrality initiative As an important contribution to mitigate global climate change, PRIMAKLIMA is financing and promoting forestations and forest conservation projects all over the world.

*** Only invited scientists of the MINI-Forum COPED are entitled to register at this rate.

Reduced Registration Fee

Unemployed Scientists may register as student non members, please provide information showing your unemployment status.
Scientist from “developing countries” may also register at a reduced fee. Please provide a copy of your passport to the conference office.


Gtö members get reduced rates for registration. BECOME A MEMBER NOW!

Society for Tropical Ecology (Gesellschaft für Tropenökologie, gtö)


The on-line registration form calculates your fee and explains how to make your payment.

There are three options for payment: Money order, Credit card payment online or Credit card payment by fax.

  • Money order
  • Online Credit Card Payment
  • Credit Card Payment by Fax

Money Order:

We need the full name of the participant for payment identification - not the name of the payer if this is someone else! Please transfer the money to our Conference Account

Conference Account:
Sparkasse KölnBonn
DE11 3705 0198 1929 5960 94
BIC Code:
Soctropecol 2018
Name of Account Holder:
gtoe - Prof. Dr. Manfred Niekisch

Online credit card payment

Once you have submitted your registration a link will appear on your account to allow you to process your credit card payment through a secured payment system set up for the conference, Six-Card-Solutions (Saferpay). Please note any credit card transaction will appear on your statement as KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service.

Credit card payment by fax

Once you have submitted your registration, a link to the credit card form will appear on your account. Please print out the form and follow the instructions. Please note any credit card transaction will appear on your statement as KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service.

Your Account

After registering online your password and username allows you to access your account at any time, to view or edit the details of your on line registration, view your payment status, print an invoice or submit an abstract.

Conditions of attendance

Registration will not be processed without accompanying payment of fees.

Early registration: Deadline for early registration is 12 January 2018 CET. For payments received after 31 January 2018 CET the next higher registration fee will apply.

Attention: Paper and Poster Submission!! You must register as a participant and pay your registration fee prior 31 January 2018 CET to have your oral paper or/and poster submission scheduled in the Conference Booklet. Abstracts that have been previously accepted will be deleted from the Scientific Program if the presenting author has not registered and paid by that date.

Cancellations are only accepted in written form by e-mail or letter. Cancellations received before 5 February 2018 CET will receive a full refund, less an administration charge of 40 EUR. Thereafter refunds will not be available. However, you may nominate a substitute participant without additional cost until 15 March 2018 CET.

Liability. The local organizer as well as KCS is not liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects, regardless of the cause. Participants and accompanying persons attend the conference and all accompanying events at their own risk and responsibility.

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