Fees and Payment

The registration fee includes attendance at scientific sessions, coffee breaks and ice breaker.

Registration Fees

Early Registration

[ Tue 30 Apr 2019 - Fri 21 Jun 2019 ]

115.00 EUR
GfÖ– Student and Member*
145.00 EUR
Standard Student Registration*
280.00 EUR
GfÖ Member
360.00 EUR
Standard fee

Regular Registration

[ Sat 22 Jun 2019 - Fri 13 Sep 2019 ]

145.00 EUR
GfÖ– Student and Member*
175.00 EUR
Standard Student Registration*
310.00 EUR
GfÖ Member
390.00 EUR
Standard Registration


[ Tue 30 Apr 2019 - Fri 13 Sep 2019 ]

70.00 EUR
GfÖ– Student and Member * - Dayregistration (Thursday 12 September only)
80.00 EUR
Standard Student Registration * - Dayregistration (Thursday 12 September only)
120.00 EUR
GfÖ Member - Dayregistration (Thursday 12 September only)
150.00 EUR
Standard fee - Dayregistration (Thursday 12 September only)

Practioner Day

[ Tue 30 Apr 2019 - Fri 13 Sep 2019 ]

50.00 EUR
Practioner Day (Tuesday 10 September only). This fee applies exclusively for practitioners from NGO’s, state agencies, consultancies on Tuesday 10 September 2019.


[ Tue 30 Apr 2019 - Fri 13 Sep 2019 ]

0.00 EUR
Invited speaker / guest (only by invitation of the local organizers)

* BSc-, MSc and Diploma-students; (does NOT include PhD-students, although see below for exceptions)

PhD students who do not receive project funding and/or who cannot get reimbursed for their registrations fees are permitted to register as „students“ but must send a letter, counter signed by their professor, to the conference office explaining the situation.

Reduced Registration Fee

Unemployed Scientists may register as student (non-members), please provide information showing your unemployment status.

Add-on Fees

Optional bookings and fees:
35.00 EUR
Conference Dinner and Club Night (19% VAT included)

Date: Wednesday 11.09.2019
Place: Jovel Music Hall and Club
Time: 19:00

This year’s conference dinner will take place at the “Jovel Music Hall and Club” in Münster.
The club night will start at approximately 21:00, straight after our dinner.

With the groovy atmosphere of the club, together with a DJ playing the music and a large dance floor at our disposal, everything is in place to guarantee us a really fine dance night!

Please read a detailed description in the section Workshops

50.00 EUR
Workshop 1: An Introduction to Bayesian Statistics for Ecologists
XXX Already sold out!
20.00 EUR
Workshop 2: Mixed effects models in R
0.00 EUR
Worksho 3: Mining literature for biodiversity data
XXX Already sold out!

All excursions will take place on Friday 13 September 2019

25.00 EUR
Teutoburger Wald - Forests and limestone quarries
40.00 EUR
Rieselfelder of Münster – a man-made wetland and restoration by year-round grazing in the River Ems floodplain
40.00 EUR
Diepholzer Moorniederung - Bog restoration sites North of Münster
0.00 EUR
I will not join any excursion


GFÖ members are eligible for reduced registration fees. BECOME A MEMBER NOW! www.gfoe.org/service/mitglied-werden.html


Bank transfer

You will find the account details on the invoice, which you can download from your conference account.

Credit card online

Once you have submitted your registration a link will appear on your account to allow you to process your credit card payment through a secured payment system set up for the conference, Six-Card-Solutions (Saferpay). Please note any credit card transaction will appear on your statement as KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service.

Credit Card payment with fax form

Once you have submitted your registration, a link to the credit card form will appear on your account . Please print out the form and follow the instructions. Please note any credit card transaction will appear on your statement as KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service.

Your account

After completing the online registration process your email address and password will enable you to access your account at any time to view the details of your registration, view your payment status, print your invoice or submit an abstract.

Conditions of attendance

Registrations will not be processed without accompanying payment of fees.

Early registration: Deadline for early registration and payment is 21 June 2019. For payments received after 21 July 2019 the next higher registration fee will apply.

Attention: paper and poster submission! You must register as a participant and pay your registration fee prior to 21 July 2019 to have your oral paper or/and poster submission included in the Conference Booklet. Abstracts that have been previously accepted will be deleted from the scientific programme if the presenting author has not registered and paid by that date.

Cancellations are only accepted in written form by e-mail or letter. Cancellations received before 10 August 2019 will receive a full refund, minus an administration charge of 40 EUR. Thereafter refunds will not be available.

Data protection notice: Information collected on this form are handled according to § 28 of the German Federal Data Protection Law (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) and starting 25 May 2018; in accordance with Art. 6 paragraph 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation). The data collected will only be shared with the local organizer if necessary within the organization process.
I agree to the use of the information I have provided through the registration form for the purposes listed above.
You can withdraw permission to process or use the data you provide at any time, taking effect from the moment you withdraw your permission, by sending an e-mail to the conference email address.

Photos: The conference will be documented photographically. If you do not agree that the photographic material on which you are depicted may be used by the organizer for reporting, documentation or other representation of our activities in print and Internet media, please inform us in writing. Otherwise, we will assume that we may use the photographic material.

Liability. The local organizer as well as KCS is not liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects, regardless of the cause. Participants and accompanying persons attend the conference and all accompanying events at their own risk and responsibility.

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