Registration for ESHG 2021 – Virtual Conference is now open!

Please note that the ESHG 2021 will be held as a virtual conference on an online platform.
To gain access to the virtual platform, registration and payment is required.

  • Are you an abstract submitter?
    Please do not register for the conference here, but wait for the conference office to send you a personalised registration link with your acceptance notification. This is to guarantee that the access data is correctly linked between the registration system, the abstract submission system and the virtual conference platform.
  • Are you an invited speaker, committee member, external reviewer or workshop organiser?
    Please do not register for the conference here, but wait for the conference office to send you a personalised link for your registration.

Registration Fees 1


until May 20 (reduced rate)

from May 21 (regular rate)

ESHG-Members 2

EUR 120.-

EUR 150.-


EUR 160.-

EUR 190.-

Undergraduate & Graduate Students 3

EUR 120.-

EUR 150.-


1  All registration fees include 20% Austrian VAT.
2  Become a member of the ESHG and save on your conference registration fee!

Applies to undergraduate & graduate students (MSc/PhD) working towards a degree in human genetics or an associated field. You will need to upload a copy of a Student’s ID or a confirmation signed by the head of department at the moment of your registration.

When registering for the conference, you will have to agree to the General Terms & Conditions for participants.


What is covered by the registration fee?

During the conference …

  • Access to all scientific sessions on the virtual platform (live sessions & on-demand sessions)
  • Access to all e-posters on the virtual platform (live e-Posters & on-demand e-Posters)
  • Access to all corporate satellites and sponsor pages
  • Access to the ESHG Networking Hub chat channels

After the conference …

  • Access to watch all recorded sessions of the conference until September 1, 2021

Payment modalities

Payment of Registration Fees, may be made in EURO by:

  • Credit Card: Mastercard, Visa and Diners Club.
  • Bank Transfer to the conference account  until June 1, 2021.
    Payments need to be made without charges to the beneficiary. Clearly state the registration number, invoice number and participant’s name when processing the transaction.

Cancellations and refunds

Notice of cancellation must be made in writing by e-mail  to the Conference Office:
Registration fees may be refunded if written cancellation has been received as follows:

– until May 20, 2021 : full refund
– between May 21 – June 1, 2021: 50% refund
– from June 2, 2021: no refund

The cancellation will not be effective until a written acknowledgement from the Conference Office is received. In the case of over-payment or double payment, refund requests must be made in writing and sent to the Congress Office by e-mail. No refunds will be granted for unattended events or early termination of attendance, in case of cancellation of speakers or any other incidents during the conference, which are beyond the control of the conference organisers.

No exceptions to the refund policy can be made, including health or family issues. By registering to the ESHG 2021 – virtual conference, participants agree that neither the organising committee nor the conference office assume any liability whatsoever.

Reverse Charge

If your registration fee is paid on behalf of a business/company based within the European Union, you may opt to pay the VAT in your own country (REVERSE CHARGE). To claim reverse charge, please enter a valid VAT number in your online registration (under the step “payment”) If the system identifies the VAT number to be valid, only the net amount will be invoiced.

Note:  Because the conference organiser is based in Austria, Austrian businesses cannot claim reverse charge.

Press Registration

The conference is open to bona fide representatives of print and electronic media. Registration is free of charge to journalists in possession of a valid, recognised press card and who intend to report from the conference. Freelance journalists must also present a commissioning letter on headed paper from a recognised news organisation or publication. Please send your request and scan of your valid Press-ID to:

Once your request has been confirmed, we will send you the link to complete your online registration. Representatives of public relations companies, advertising agencies, marketing companies, pharmaceutical companies and their publications are not allowed to register as media.

Registration schedule

February 1, 2021
Registration opens
May 20, 2021 1st Cancellation deadline (100% refund)
Reduced rate registration deadline
June 1, 2021
2nd Cancellation deadline (50% refund)
Deadline for bank transfer payments
June 12-15, 2021 ESHG 2021 – Virtual Conference
General Terms & Conditions
Our Data Protection Policy
How to become an ESHG member