Delegate Registration
Now Open

Early Bird deadline
22 February 2012

Standard Deadline
18 April 2012


Abstract Submission
Now Open

Abstract Submission closes
14 November 2011


Online Registration

On line registration is now open. Click here to begin your registration.

Registration Procedure

Registration is now open for Members and 2 invited guests only.  Please note that all registrants must supply a valid ESPGHAN membership number with ALL registrations in order to register attendance at the conference.  For all ESPGHAN members that are inviting guests please supply your guest(s) with your membership number prior to registration as this information is a mandatory field.  ESPGHAN have also extended registration to all ESPGHAN membership applicants for 2012.  Those wishing to apply for membership status please visit the ESPGHAN website to view all of the criteria required.

It will be compulsory to create a user account within the registration system as this will make it possible for registrants to go back into the system to make any changes to their registration.

Registration Deadlines

Early bird registration   Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
Standard registration deadline   Wednesday 18 April 2012

Pre-registered/badge collection on site opens: Thursday 26 April 2012

The Registration desk for pre-registered delegates at the conference venue will be open as follows: 

Thursday 26 April   15:00 – 18:00
Friday 27 April   07:00 – 18:00
Saturday 28 April   07:00 – 16:00

Payment must be received by each registration deadline date in order to qualify.

Registration Fees

Fee Category

Rates (€)

Early (up to 22 February 2012)

Standard (up to 30 March 2012)


(27 – 28 April)




ESPGHAN Invited Guest
(27 – 28 April)




(27 – 28 April)




ESPGHAN Non Member**
AHP/Post Grad
(27 – 28 April)




ESPGHAN Trainee Member
(27 – 28 April)




Young Investigator ***
(27 – 28 April)




Accompanying Person
(27 – 28 April)




Exhibitor paying fees




Farewell Dinner (28 April)




* Please note that in order to qualify for the member rate all members need to be up to date with their membership fees. The organisers reserve the right to change the registration status if membership fees are not paid.

** Allied Health Professionals including Nurses and Dieticians must provide proof of their AHP certification in order to qualify at the stated rate. This can be e-mailed to the conference secretariat using the following e-mail address [email protected] prior to registration.

*** A young investigator is defined as someone working in Paediatric GI, Hepatology or Nutrition for less than 10 years. They should ensure that they have a letter confirming this from a supporting member of ESPGHAN. This can be e-mailed to the conference secretariat using the following e-mail address [email protected] prior to registration.

Full participant registration fee includes:

  • Name badge
  • Admission to all congress sessions, poster area and technical exhibition
  • Congress documents
  • Coffee breaks and lunch
  • Invitation to the Welcome Reception
  • The opportunity to purchase a Farewell Dinner ticket

Accompanying person fees include:

  • Name badge
  • Invitation to the Welcome Reception
  • The opportunity to purchase a Farewell Dinner ticket


Young Investigator Awards
The purpose of this award is to help cover the expenses of Young Investigators presenting an accepted abstract at the Annual Meeting. The award is open to first authors, with less than 10 years’ experience in paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology or nutrition, who are not members of ESPGHAN. A limited number of recipients will be selected among candidates based on the relative merit of accepted abstract. Awards are available for up to Euro 1,000 per applicant.
The closing date for applications to be received by ESPGHAN Head Office should be no later than 23 March 2012.

Please note that the following rules must be met by all candidates:

  1. To be the first author of the work being presented (may be checked against the printed program)
  2. To be working in paediatric gastroenterology/ hepatology/nutrition for less than 10 years.
  3. For reimbursement, the Treasurer needs to receive the original air or train ticket, the original hotel bill and a copy of the receipt of the registration fee.
  4. Candidates should not be full ESPGHAN members.

Further information can be found on the ESPGHAN website


Full payment should be received before the relevant deadlines as follows:

Early bird registration   22 Feb 2012
Standard registration deadline   18 April 2012

To facilitate processing, participants should clearly indicate in all remittances their name, address and registration confirmation number. Either of the following means can be used for payment:

  1. Credit Card

Eurocard/Mastercard credit or debit cards and Visa cards will be accepted Please fill in your full credit card details on the on line registration form. Please note we do not accept American Express.

  1. Bank Transfer

Please use the following information for your bank transfer, in Euros (€), made payable to MCI UK Ltd. Please note: All costs have to be covered by the ordering customer and ‘free of charge’ for the receiver account on all payments.

Natwest Bank
Petersfield Branch
4 High Street
GU32 3JF

Account Name:

MCI UK Limited

Account Number:


Sort Code:


Swift Code:





Please indicate ‘Free of charge to the receiver account’ on your payment. Bank transfers will not be accepted after 30 March 2012 and full payment will be requested on-site.

Please do not send cheques or remittance advice to the bank directly.


If you choose to pay by bank transfer your registration will not be valid until full payment has been received including all bank charges. Please send a printed copy of the bank transfer along with the registration form to the conference organiser at [email protected] . Upon receipt of proof of payment a full confirmation of registration will be sent.

Participants should bring the letter of confirmation to the registration desk at the conference venue when collecting their documents upon registration.

Terms and conditions

Cancellation policy for registrations:
All cancellations must be sent to the conference organiser (MCI UK Ltd) in writing (fax, letter, or e-mail). For cancellations received before 22 February 2012, reservations will be refunded less €100.00, for administrative costs. After this date, no refund will be possible.

Modification policy for registrations:
All modifications can be made at no additional cost until 22 February 2012. After this date a €50.00 modification fee will be charged for each modification.