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Registration

Info & Fees

OIC S.r.l.
Viale della Giovine Italia, 17 | 50122, Florence – Italy
Tel.: +39 055 50351
Fax: +39 055 500 1912
 

* Application for the resident fee should be certified by a letter from the head of the department to be uploaded in the online platform directly (pdf format is required), stating that the applicant is an ophthalmology resident at the time of registration. 

^Application for special financial assistance must be made in writing to the EGS Secretariat.

Congress Registration Fees (VAT included) Early - Within 4th of April 2024 Regular - From 5th of April to 20th of May 2024 Late and Onsite - From 21st of May 2024
EGS Members**
€ 500
€ 650
€ 850
Delegates Non-Members
€ 600
€ 750
€ 850
Resident in training (*)
€ 245
€ 365
€ 455
COT (Certified Ophthalmic Technician), orthoptist, certified nurse
€ 300
€ 405
€ 535
Exhibitor badge
€ 500
€ 650
€ 850

EGS Social Dinner - 3 June at Round Room 

€ 95
€ 115
€ 140
Accompanying Person EGS Social Dinner - 3 June at Round Room
€ 140
€140
€ 140
Drylabs - price per 1 lab
€ 50
€ 50
€ 50

 *Application for the resident fee should be certified by a letter from the head of department to be uploaded in the online platform directly (pdf format is required), stating that the applicant is an ophthalmology resident at the time of registration.

** Reduced registration fee for EGS members. To benefit from the discount, you will need to become an EGS member (no other society is eligible for discount) before registering. Membership status will be verified by EGS. Be aware if your membership is not updated, the “Non-member fee” will be applied.

Applications for congress travel grants are available for submission through the EGS website https://www.eugs.org/ (you must create your user account to make the submission). The deadline for applications is 01st March 2024.

Please note that this is the official EGS website for registrations and that no other websites, companies or agencies are authorised to sell the registrations / hotel booking in any way or to contact you directly.

Advance registrations are preferred in order to facilitate planning of the scientific sessions and social events of the congress.

On site registration is strongly discouraged and availability for social events might not be guaranteed.

INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATIONS:

Participants may proceed with the online reservation system:

Off-line registrations and requests of pro-forma / invoices sent by fax or mail are subject to an additional € 30,00 for administration expenses.

GROUP REGISTRATIONS:

Please ask for a group account by contacting OIC at registrationEGS@oic.it

Registration is mandatory for all oral and posters presenters

Instructional Courses are free of charge for participants registered in the Congress. Pre-registration is not required but attendance will be possible while seats are available.

Conference registration fees (delegate, resident in training and COT) includes:

  • Admission to all sessions and courses
  • Congress kit and personal badge
  • Final programme and abstract book online
  • Certificate of attendance
  • CME kit
  • Coffee during breaks from 1 to 4 June
  • Welcome Reception on 1 June
  • Admission to the technical exhibition

Registration fee for exhibitors includes:

  • Congress kit and personal badge
  • Admission to the technical exhibition
  • Admission to scientific sessions (Courses excluded)
  • Coffee during breaks from 1 to 4 June
  • Welcome Reception on 1 June

VISA Information

Nationals of some countries will need a travel-visa to enter Ireland (and Schengen area).

Participants should contact the Irish Embassy or Consulate in their home country as soon as possible to confirm their travel-visa requirements. It is the sole responsibility of the participant to procure the necessary visa to attend the congress.

Participant should initiate the application process at least 3 months prior to departure. OIC Group is not able to assist participants with their visa application and cannot intervene with Embassies or Consulates on behalf of any participant.

For additional details please visit the following websites:

Irish Department of Foreign Affairs 

Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) 

Letter of Invitation (for Visa Application)

Visa invitation letter can be required during the registration process.
Only participants fully registered in the Meeting can obtain a personal invitation letter.
If requested, relevant expenses for hardcopy of the invitation letter sent by express courier must be paid in advance.

Please note that the visa invitation letter only aims to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Meeting and it is not a commitment from the organizers to cover any kind of expenses or to provide any financial support. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference remain the sole responsibility of the participant.

Terms of Payment

Payment by Credit card: The following credit cards are accepted: American Express, VISA, MasterCard

We would like to inform you that as of 14 September 2019, the SCA (STRONG CUSTOMER AUTHENTICATION) came into effect, in accordance with the provisions of the European Directive on payment services (PSD2).

As an OIC Group customer, your payments will become even more secure.

To get more information about this, please visit our dedicated page available here.

Payment by bank transfer are accepted up to the late fee deadline of 20th May 2024.

Cash payment in Euros will be accepted on-site in Dublin.

Bank transfer (not available for online applications)
Account name OIC srl
Bank name Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
Bank Address Viale Matteotti 20r, 50132 Florence, Italy
IBAN IT85 V030 6902 9010 0000 0010 628 
SWIFT code BCITITMM
 
Charges 
Bank transfers must not involve charges for the recipient.
 
Important information
Please indicate your name and surname and EGS2024 as reference on your payment so that we can identify you for confirmation.
 

Invoices

Invoices with an address in the European Union should be provided with a VAT Number. The invoicing address and VAT number can only be set up during the registration process. Should you have any special requests for the processing of your invoice, kindly let us know when submitting your application.

  • Off-line registrations and requests of pro-forma invoices sent by fax or mail are subject to an additional € 30,00 administration charge
  • Any modification on VAT number or billing address, requested after the issuing of the invoice incurs a € 30,00 administration charge.
Cancellation and Refunds

Any change or cancellation in connection with registration fees and social events must be made in writing to O.I.C. srl, Fax +39 055 5035230, E-mail: registrationEGS@oic.it.

  • For cancellations received by 20 May 2024 the paid amount will be refunded with a deduction of 70% that will be invoiced as penalty
  • No refund will be processed for cancellations received after 20 May 2024.

Should a delegate not attend the congress, for whatever reasons, no further claims for reimbursement can be made. All delegates are urged to take personal travel insurance.

  • Name changes incur a handling fee of € 50 per registration
Liability Disclaimer

In the event of serious special or unforeseen circumstances or serious circumstances beyond its control, OIC shall be entitled to cancel or modify the dates of the event. You shall not be entitled to compensation for any costs or damages incurred as a consequence of such a cancellation or change.

OIC will not be liable for any theft or damage to property and/or persons caused on site during the Congress, by any factor whatever, unless there has been a fault, intent or deliberate recklessness on the part of OIC.

OIC shall not be held responsible in the event of poisoning or food intoxication during the Event.

We strongly advise participants to take a personal “Cancel For Any Reason” insurance with an insurance company of their choice.