Online Registration

By filling in this form your are agreeing to us keeping your personal data in our mailing list and database for administrative purposes to organize this conference.

After registering online your own defined 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 or print an purchase overview .

For technical support regarding the online registration contact

Please register ONLY ONE PERSON per time.

If you already have registered with us please click here to edit your registration data or to submit an abstract, check your payment status or print your purchase overview.

[For proper function of this form please do not use the back or forward buttons of your browser.]

Payments for Early registration need to be received by31 January 2018 CET

PARTICIPANT DETAILS - Please complete all details
Grad / Occupation
First Name
Last Name
Organization / Institution / Laboratory (avoid acronym )
Street/PO Box
State/Province [US only]
Zip/Postal Code
[e.g. +41-32-3242596]
E-mail Address
Dietary restrictions ...
Yes        No 
... as e.g. vegetarian
Other requirements

Different invoice address

Attention: Fill in ONLY if you need a different invoice address!
If you do not need any different invoice address, all fields of this form have to be empty.

First Name
Last Name
Organization / Institution / Laboratory (avoid acronym )
Street/PO Box
State/Province [US only]
Zip/Postal Code

Please choose your own password and username for later login into your conference account.
Note: the login system distinguishes between upper and lower case letters.
Password confirmation
Remember the combination of your username and password. We will send you your logindata with the confirmation email, too.

REGISTRATION Fees - All registration fees shown are payable in EUR
The registration fee includes access to the scientific sessions, icebreaker, coffee breaks as well as meeting materials.

Registration Fees

* 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.

** This fee entitles participants of the Mini-Forum COPED to participate at keynote lectures of the gtö on 28 and keynote lectures and sessions on 29 February 2018 afternoon (or morning).

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)

Optional orders, bookings and fees

Become a member of gtoe...

Any person interested in tropical ecology may become a member of the Society for Tropical Ecology upon payment of dues. Members of all classes receive ECOTROPICA and the annual newsletter containing society announcements and details of current projects in tropical research. A reduced fee is available to students and unemployed individuals. The gtö is open to all interested persons.

For subscription via mail, fax or e-mail please use this pdf document.

The 2018 payment can be issued here together with the registration.

Membership dues per calendar year are:

Students (with verification of student status) members: 28 out of 99999

EUR 30.00

Regular Members members: 42 out of 99999

EUR 60.00

No Membership members: 16 out of 99999

Student sponsoring

I would like to sponsor the participation of a Student.

Student sponsoring studSponsoring: 9 out of 99999

EUR 20.00

Student sponsoring studSponsoring: 0 out of 99999

EUR 40.00

Student sponsoring studSponsoring: 1 out of 99999

EUR 80.00

No Student sponsoring, please studSponsoring: 84 out of 99999

Other bookings and fees

Dinner dinner: 162 out of 99999

Date: Wednesday, 28 March, 2018
Place: Aquarium Porte Dorée
Time: 18:30
EUR 50.00

Carbon Neutrality Initiative carbon: 39 out of 99999

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

Yes, I like to contribute to the Carbon Neutrality Initiative contributors will get an icon for the contribution on the name tag.
EUR 15.00

Included Social Program

Ice Breaker Reception icebreaker: 317 out of 99999

Date: Monday, 26 March, 2018
Place: Conference venue CICSU at UPMC
Time: approx. 18:30
Yes, (attending)
No, (not attending)

Companions Fees
Please click here if you would like to register a guest.

Payment Options

Bank transfer

Bank transfer - I have transferred the payment (free of bank charges!)

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

* Very important, please indicate in the field purpose "Soctropecol 2018".

Please note:

If the PAYER is not the PARTICIPANT please indicate the name of the participant as well in the field purpose - we need the full participant name for payment identification.

Credit card online

On-line 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.

Please check this box if you like to split the total payment on TWO different credit cards:
1 Separate credit card form for registration fee
1 separate credit card form for any extra bookings and fees

If you like to have the fee split in a different way we suggest to process the payment with different forms using the credit card payment by fax option

Credit Card payment with fax form

Fax Payment with Credit Card

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.

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.

Hereby I acknowledge the conditions of attendance (to register you have to acknowledge)


Please contact Heike Kuhlmann with your contact information:

Heike Kuhlmann
KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service
Rue des Chênes 12
CH-2800 Delémont
Phone: +41-32-4234384