The BOB 2018 Bangalore conference registration fees are given below. The fees cover: (a) a pre-conference social (10 June evening) with snacks and a choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, (b) on-site registration with stationary and souvenir gift items, (c) sumptuous four-course Indian meals (lunch and dinner, choice of vegetarian and meat) with two drinks (choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) for all four days of the conference (excluding the banquet), (c) tea, coffee and snacks during all breaks, and (d) a significant amount of local transportation (daily pick-up and drop-off between the conference hotels and conference venue, and assistance with airport shuttle on arrival in Bangalore). The developing country discount applied to student registrants will be reimbursed at the end of the conference, and only be offered if your abstract is accepted. See below the table of registration fees for additional costs of the banquet, field trips, local sight-seeing, etc.
Registration Fees for BOB 2018 Bangalore conference (currency conversion: approx. € 1 = $ 1.19 = ₹ 76.38 as on 2017/12/04):
(after 30 April)
Accompanying member (meals+social+
|Developing country discount|
|Individual Registration Fee (Euro)||€ 385||€ 445||€ 325||€ 385||€ 125||- € 50|
|Individual Registration Fee (USD)||$ 455||$ 525||$ 385||$ 455||$ 150||- $ 60|
|Individual Registration Fee (Rs)||₹ 29,500||₹ 34,000||₹ 25,000||₹ 29,500||₹ 9,500||- ₹ 4,000|
ADDITIONAL, OPTIONAL FEES:
Banquet: € 40 / $ 50 / ₹ 3,000
Local sightseeing and family outings during the conference (11-14 June): See details on the Tourism page.
Post-conference training workshop on the Biology of Butterflies (plus a field expedition) (19-21 June): at Honey Valley Homestay, Kodagu (=Coorg), in the Western Ghats. See further details on the workshop page.
Accommodation (9/10 to 14/15 June, choice to be made during online payment): Rooms are blocked in three five-star hotels for regular participants, with several dozen additional rooms blocked in three-star hotels as well in the NCBS Guest House at special discounted rates that are affordable even for students and post-docs from developing countries. See Accommodation for further details of the conference hotels and room rates. Room reservations should be made by conference attendees directly with the hotels (online links to credit card-based room reservations on the hotel websites will be provided soon).
CANCELLELATION AND REFUND:
The registration may be cancelled at any time and fees refunded with a 20% cancellation fee. Refunds will be made the week following the end of the conference. The organisers reserve the right to reject abstracts and registrations without providing explanation. If the registration is cancelled by the organisers, then a full refund (without charging cancellation fees) will be initiated immediately.