11th International Congress on Aerobiology
3 - 7 September 2018, Parma, Italy

Please read carefully the information below in order to proceed with your registration.

For registrations info send an email to: ica2018registrations@mvcongressi.it




REGISTRATION FEES are in Euro; VAT rate calculated on the basis of the current taxation upon payment settlement.



Registration fees include: Participation in the scientific sessions, Abstract book and Final Program of the congress and materials, Lunches and coffee breaks (as per program), Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception.

Please note that the Conference visit and Social Dinner (WEDNESDAY evening) and ICA Food Valley visit (FRIDAY afternoon) are not included in the registration fee and have to be added.

On site payment will exclusively be VAT included.


MEMBERS: to register as a member it is necessary to be a member of one of the mentioned association and to have renewed the membership for the year 2018. Participants who registered at ICA that are not in compliance with the payment of relevant membership fee of the association for the year will be asked to settle the difference between members and non members ICA registration fee. 

NON MEMBERS: Registration fee for anybody not part of the above mentioned association.

STUDENTS: Students and PhD students up to 31 years old benefit from a discounted fee. Students must provide a certificate attesting their status for 2018 together with copy of an ID document along with the registration form.


EXTRA FEE: guided visit and Conference Dinner on Wednesday 5th Sept afternoon to be purchased at the moment of the registration 

Guided visit at the discover of Parma treasure and Conference Dinner

€ 100,00 per person (VAT 10% included)

Take a break from the Conference and stretch your legs and have a guided visit through Parma and its unique art treasures which will pleasantly surprise you. The guided visit will  culminate with the Social Dinner  in a charming location with excellent local foods and wine. Relax after a long, stimulating week of talks and networking.


EXTRA FEE: ICA optional Food Valley visits on Friday 7th Sept afternoon to be purchased at the moment of the registration

Half day visit at the discovery of roads of wine and flavor visit in the countryside, transportation by bus, English speaking guide

€ 75,00 per person (VAT 22% included)

On this tour you’ll experience one of the most delicious foods in the world such us Parmesan cheese and ham tasting the wine and savor the excellent products of Parma.


The participation in the Congress will be confirmed ONLY if the registration fee has been paid.

Delegates registering within the EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS deadline shall pay for their registration within the deadline of May 15th 2018. After that date the LATE registration fee will be applied to all unpaid registrations. No exception will be made.


Registration is only valid upon receipt of the payment. The payment will be in Euro currency: it can be made by credit card online or by bank transfer (see below).

PAYMENT TO BE SETTLED WITHIN THE END OF THE PROPER DEADLINE (please check registration categories and relevant deadlines in the table above).

If you decide to pay by transfer please see details and information below:


ACCOUNT holder: MV Congressi Spa

BANK NAME: CARISBO Ag. Via Massimo D'Azeglio 29/C, Parma


IBAN code: IT32R0638512731100000000613

Object: participant's name, surname and code 1901 clearly indicated on the bank payment.


Please send a photocopy of the processed bank transfer by e-mail: ica2018registrations@mvcongressi.it 

Please note that MV Congressi Spa will not accept bank charges; bank charges are at the sender's expense. All unpaid bank charges will be charged upon arrival.

Registration Fees are in Euro; VAT rate calculated on the basis of the current taxation upon payment settlement and is subject to change.


Extra EU companies and Institutions with VAT number are exempt from Italian VAT on conference fee. The exemption applies also to the EU companies and institutions who registered their vat number on the internationally recognized Electronic System of VAT data exchange (VIES) – to be checked at the moment of the registration procedure . EU Companies and Institutions that registered their Vat Number on the internationally recognized electronic system of VAT data exchange (VIES) (http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/vies/?locale=en ) are vat exempted in case of EARLY and LATE Registration.

Extra EU Companies can be Vat exempt just in case they're able to provide proper fiscal details documentation (Vat Number) at the moment of registration. Extra EU companies must register with Vat Included fee and provide a document stating the validity of Vat number by sending it by e-mail to ica2018registrations@mvcongressi.it; after checking the validity of the documentation provided and in case of evidence of proper Vat number, they will be refunded of Vat amount in a second time.


When filling out the registration form we strongly recommend to pay particular attention to the Invoicing page.

Before registering, carefully check who the invoice shall be headed to and make sure you have all relevant information:

header address

vat code  - VAT numbers from Italy begin with IT and are followed by 11 digits (example IT12345678901)

fiscal code (for Italians only)

PO number (if required)

Make sure the invoice details you are going to indicate are the correct ones.

In case of requests for data corrections and/or invoice re-issuing due to wrong data submission, the Organizing Secretariat will apply a fee of € 30 for each new document re-issued, which shall be paid in advanced.



Cancellation can only be made in writing to the Organising Secretariat (MV Congressi Spa).

– Cancellation received within June 15th 2018: 70% refund.

– Cancellation received after June 15th  2018 or no notice: no refund.

If for reasons beyond the control of the Organisers the Congress is cancelled, registration fees will be refunded following deduction of unavoidable expenses. No refund will be given in case of no-show, late arrival, unused services, unattended events or early termination of attendance. In case of regular registration and missed participation, the Organising Secretariat will send the conference abstract book upon request of the registered participant. The forwarding of the abstract book will invalidate each claim for reimbursement.

All refunds will be processed after the event.