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By registering for the 2018 IABSE Symposium or participating in any activities associated with the 2018 IABSE Symposium, participants agree to Terms and Conditions outlined below and on the Registration form.

Registration is provided in several categories based on membership status and time of registration.


All registration fees are in euro (VAT included)
(*) Payment only by Credit Card

Payment methods and payment terms
Available payment options are credit card (VISA or MasterCard) and bank transfer until September 8, 2018. Any charges are to be paid by the participants.
Registrations made after September 8, 2018 are considered "on-site registrations" and must be paid by credit card.

Cancellation Terms and Conditions refunded
Full cancellation of your registration must be emailed to Symposium Secretariat info@iabse-nantes2018.org

Cancellation deadlines registration

     • Cancellation before September 8, 2018: 80% of the registration fees will be refunded
     • Cancellation after September 8, 2018: No refund

Registration fees and optional tour fees must be paid to the Symposium Secretariat in advance. All fees must be paid in (€).

Presenting authors must be registered by May 15, 2018 or their paper will be removed from the proceedings and their assigned presentation will be cancelled.

Fees can be paid on-line via the registration form. Accepted cards are Visa and MasterCard.

If you are a Member of the IABSE, please have your Member ID ready as you need to enter this during the registration process to qualify for the member’s fee.

All delegates agree that the Organising Committee of the 2018 IABSE Symposium can confirm membership status with the Organisation identified during registration. If valid membership status cannot be verified, the participant agrees that the Organising Committee can contact the participant for collection of any adjusted registration fees or cancel the registration of the participant if the adjusted fee is not received by September 8, 2018.

Details and Inclusions in Various Categories
Select the appropriate Category based on your membership status. Your membership number and other credentials will be requested as part of the registration process.
In order to encourage active participation of young engineers at the congress, all participants born after January 1, 1984 will benefit from a reduction in their registration fee by selecting the Young Engineers registration option. Valid Student ID may be requested when you pick up your registration package.

Please note that the participants to Gala Dinner, Post-Symposium Tours and Pre-conference workshop are at extra costs and can be done during the registration process.

Presenting authors born prior to January 1, 1984 must select a Full Delegate Registration category. Presenting authors born after January 1, 1984 should select the Young Engineer category.

Full Delegate or Young Engineer Registration
Each Full Delegate or Young Engineer Registration package includes:
     • Entrance for pass holder to all technical sessions including keynotes and parallel sessions.
     • Admittance for pass holder to exhibit hall.
     • 1 copy of the Symposium proceedings on USB stick.
     • Daily coffee breaks and lunch (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) for pass holder.
     • Admittance for pass holder to Social Events: Welcome Reception, Opening and Closing Ceremonies
     • Admittance for pass holder to Technical visits
     • A free access to transportation (tramway and buses) in the city of Nantes.

One Day Pass
The One Day Pass is made available for those only attending a portion of the Symposium.
Day of pass specified at time of purchase (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday available). No changes after issue. Non-transferable.
Note that the One Day Pass cannot be used by presenting authors. Presenting authors must select a Full Delegate
The One Day Pass holder will receive on the day selected only:
     • Entrance for pass holder to all technical sessions including keynotes and parallel sessions.
     • Admittance for pass holder to exhibit hall.
     • 1 copy of the Symposium proceedings on USB stick.
     • Coffee breaks and lunch for pass holder.
     • Admittance for pass holder to Social Events that occur on the valid day of the pass: Welcome Reception, Opening and Closing Ceremonies
     • Admittance for pass holder to Technical visit that occur on the valid day of the pass

Accompanying Person (Spouses)
An Accompanying Person registration is for those joining a Delegate to attend social events as well as special events organised for Accompanying Persons.
It does not provide access to the Exhibit Hall or regular technical sessions.
The Accompanying Person pass holder will receive:
     Daily morning coffee break (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) for pass holder in designated reception area.
     Admittance for pass holder to Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
     Admittance for pass holder to Social Events: Welcome Reception
     Access to register for Gala Dinner at extra cost.
     Access to register for Post-Tours at extra cost.