Registration for the 2nd International Conference on Food Contaminants (ICFC 2017) is now open. Key information to keep in mind:

  • Delegates may register for the conference in full as per the categories and rates outlined below.
  • Registration requires filling out all mandatory fields of the online registration form;
  • Registration must be completed by 19 May 2017 to incur the early bird rates (rates will increase afterwards);
  • Registrations are only considered valid upon payment reception and confirmation;
  • Delegates must expect an e-mail confirming their registration as valid and complete;
  • Only registered delegates can submit works for presentation at ICFC 2017. 

Register to attend ICFC 2017

Below is the information regarding each category of participation in this event and respective fee.

Registration CategoriesRegularStudents*
Conference Attendance
Delegate Documentation
(inc. Book of Abstracts)
Coffee-Breaks & Lunches
Certificate of Participation
Free shuttle bus travel
Car parking at the Venue
Early-bird Fee (until 19/05/17) € 260 € 130
Late Fee (after 20/05/17) € 330 € 200

* PhD and MSc students need to submit a proof of status as students upon conference registration. This proof must include both the student's name and a specific reference to an active registration in the academic year of 2016 / 2017.

Accompanying Persons of ICFC attendees can register to participate in the conference dinner, and can also benefit from the special commodation tarif available for participants.

Registration ComplementsFee
Conference Dinner
Dinner held at a typical Portuguese restaurant
55€ / person
Accommodation at the official hotel
Single, double and triple rooms available at Axis Braga***
from 35€ / night
Discount bundle: 2-nights Accommodation & Conference Dinner
Single room, nights of July 12 and 13
99€ / person

Payments of registration fees should be made using one of the following methods:


Bank Transfer

Instructions will be sent by e-mail to each delegate upon registration. Bank Transfer fees and any other charges must be covered by the participant.
 

Paypal / Credit Card

Payment using Paypal's gateway, requires having or creating a free Paypal account. Paypal transaction costs (3%) will be added on top of event fees.

 

If paying by Bank Transfer, delegates must send proof of payment to the Secretariat, using the button below:

Send proof of fee payment

Cancellation policy

Cancellations are only considered if the Conference secretariat is notified in writing (e-mail is sufficient). Please take in consideration the following rules:

  • Registrations are only considered valid after payment has been received;
  • Only attendees (or legal representatives) can cancel their own registrations;
  • Cancellation received by May 19: Full registration fee refunded, except an administration fee (€ 65);
  • Cancellation received from May 19 to May 31: 50% of registration fee will be refunded;
  • Cancellation received after May 31: No refund will be provided;
  • All refunds will be made after the Conference;
  • If you do not attend the Conference without any notice of cancellation, no refund will be given.

As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person prior to May 31th 2017 without penalty. The Secretariat must be advised of any alterations or transfers in writing.

 

Disclaimer

All best endeavours will be made to present the program as shown on this website. The Congress and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the meeting, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The Organising Committee and the Congress Organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Organising Committee and the Congress Organisers do not accept responsibility for loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Congress does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.

Promoters

University of Minho - School of EngineeringCentro de Engenharia BiológicaInstituto Nacional de Saúde