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Registration Terms and Conditions for Virtual FEBS 2021

Organization of the 45th FEBS Congress

FEBS has appointed the Slovenian Biochemical Society (SBD) to host the 2020 (now 2021) Congress (the "Congress") in collaboration with the Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (HDBMB), supported by the Congress Secretariat, Dekon Kongre ve Turizm Hizmetleri A.Ş (“Dekon”). Dekon is responsible for organizational aspects of the Congress for participants. On registering for the event, participants (also referred to as "you") are entering an agreement with Dekon. By registering to the Congress, you are indicating your acceptance to the terms and conditions set out below.

Registration Fee

All participants must register via the online registration system. Registration Fees for different categories of Congress participant registering from 19 February 2021 are shown on the Registration page here. Online registration will be closed on 1 July 2021. 

Registration Fee for Participants includes:

  • Access to the online scientific programme
  • Abstract handling
  • E-poster presenting opportunities
  • Online networking opportunities
  • Access to the online exhibition area

Methods of Payment

Payments can be made via bank transfer or credit card. Payment must be made before the stated deadline that applies to your application.

Payment via Bank Transfer

All fees should be paid in EUR (€), free of all bank charges. Participant’s Name/Last Name and Congress Name (as FEBS2021) must be indicated on the transaction receipt of the bank transfer. Following the payment, receipt of the transaction must be sent to the Congress Secretariat. If you do not receive confirmation of your payment within 14 business days after the payment, please contact the Congress Secretariat. 


Dekon Kongre ve Turizm Hizmetleri A.Ş.

Beneficiary address

Vişne 1 Bölgesi, Çitlembik Çıkmazı  No:1 Zekeriyaköy, 34450 Sarıyer/İstanbul, Turkey

Bank address

T.Garanti Bank. A.S. Boğaziçi Ticari Branch
Fulya Mah. Büyükdere Cad. Doğuşhan No: 42 - 46 / B Kat:7, 34394, Istanbul, Turkey

Account number



TR50 0006 2001 6660 0009 0814 58



Payment via Credit Card

Visa or Mastercard are accepted for credit card payments, which can be made online during the registration process. Confirmation of your credit card payment, along with registration confirmation, will be made available immediately after payment by an on-screen message and via an email. If you do not receive such a confirmation, nor a payment failure notice, please contact the Congress Secretariat. Online payments service provider: Türkiye İş Bankası

Final Invoice

The final invoice will be available to download on registrant web accounts automatically after the conference is over. The invoice will be issued based on details provided while registering (invoice details).

Registration Cancellation & Refund Policy

All registration cancellation requests should be sent to the Congress Secretariat in writing by e-mail to febs2021@dekongroup.com. For registration cancellation requests received by Dekon:

  • Until 13 April 2021, for FEBS Bursary and Sprinzl scheme registrants only – a full registration fee refund will be given if requested if the registrant is not accepted into one of these support schemes. 
  • Until 13 April 2021 – 50 EUR administrative fee will be deducted from all other registration fee refunds. 
  • From 13 April to 1 July 2021 – 50% of the registration fees will be refunded.
  • All refunds will be processed within 30 days after the Congress ends.   
  • From 1 July 2021 – no refund will be given.

Cancellation of other bookable items:

  • Until 2 June 2021 – 20 EUR administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. 
  • From 3 June 2021 – no refund will be given.

Modification and Cancellation of the Congress

The Congress organizers have converted the Congress to an online event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Congress organizers reserve the right to modify the Congress programme, which is published as an indication only.

If the virtual Congress is cancelled we will refund you the registration fee (less bank charges). We may cancel the whole Congress as a result of circumstances outside of our reasonable control, including (but not limited to) pandemic, natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, or fire. We also reserve the right to cancel the event due to disruption caused by COVID-19. Where possible, we will endeavour to provide reasonable advance notice of any such cancellation.

Neither FEBS nor SBD nor HDBMB nor Dekon shall be held liable for any other costs or losses incurred.


Where the event is hosted virtually, the Congress organizers do not guarantee that the event hosting site and its related software, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. The Organizers will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the event hosting site and its related software. The Organizers do not guarantee that the event hosting site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses and you are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the event hosting site.

In the absence of any negligence or other breach of duty by FEBS, SBD, HDBMB or Dekon, these parties shall not be responsible for any bodily injury, illness, death or property damages (including theft) sustained by participants during the Congress.

In any event, neither FEBS nor SBD nor HDBMB nor Dekon accept liability for damages or costs in the event of bodily injury, death, property damage, illness, disruption to travel plans and costs incurred as a result of events outside of the reasonable control of FEBS, SBD, HDBMB or Dekon, including (but not limited to) pandemic, natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, or fire.

Data Privacy and Security by Dekon

Dekon, which manages your registration payments, takes your privacy very seriously. You can view the Dekon Privacy Policy here. Feel free to contact Dekon with any questions in regards to the Privacy Policy by email.

Governing Law

Any dispute resulting from the above terms and conditions will be subject to Slovenia’s law, and by accepting these terms you are submitting yourself to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Slovenia.

Congress Secretariat

All registration queries and/or cancellation requests should be sent to the Congress Secretariat in writing, via e-mail: febs2021@dekongroup.com

FEBS has twin commitments to high-quality publications and the promotion of molecular biosciences. As a charitable academic organization,
FEBS uses income from the journals to fund its diverse activities, including support for the FEBS Congress.