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International Congress of Pediatrics (ICP)


Online registration is now close

The onsite registration desk will be open at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center as follows:
Saturday, August 24, 2013 08:00-20:30
Sunday, August 25, 2013 07:00-19:00
Monday, August 26, 2013 07:00-18:30
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 07:00-19:00
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 07:00-17:00
Thursday, August 29, 2013 07:00-13:30

Early Bird

Up to May 8, 2013

Regular Fee

May 9 -
August 14, 2013 

Onsite Fee

August 15, 2013 

Full Participant  Country List A 

AUD 520

AUD 630

AUD 740

Full Participant  Country List B AUD 310 AUD 390 AUD 440
Students/Fellows/Nurses  (all countries)* AUD 250 AUD 340 AUD 340
Pre-Congress Workshops** AUD 50
Additional guest ticket to the Welcome Reception*** AUD 45
Networking Event (August 27th, 2013) **** AUD 120
Abstract Book ***** AUD 20

* In order to obtain the special fee, an official support letter confirming status and signed by the Head of the Department must accompany the registration form. Please send the letter to IPA_reg@kenes.com or fax to +41 22 906 9140 to the attention of ICP 2013 registration department.

**Pre-Congress workshops: advance registration is required. Workshop tickets are limited and will be available on a first-come first-served basis.  Pre-congress workshops participants must also be registered for the ICP Congress.

*** One complimentary ticket is included in the registration fee. Additional guest ticket can be purchased as indicated above.

**** Networking Event will be held at the "Peninsula A" - Shed 14, Central Pier; 161 Harbour Esplanade

***** The abstracts will be also available online  

Fees for all Congress Participants include:

  • Participation in all Scientific Sessions
  • Congress materials
  • Entrance to the Exhibition area
  • Entrance to the Posters area
  • Refreshments during coffee breaks
    (Kindly note the lunch will not be provided by the Congress. Options for the purchase of lunch will be available in the vicinity.) 
  • A ticket to the Welcome Reception on August 24, 2013

lunches during the congress

Lunches for participants during the congress will be on their own expense. Cash Bars will be availble at the venue.

Payment Methods (in AUD)

By Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard or American Express

By Bank Transfer: Please make draft payable to:
Account Name: IPA 2013 (account holder: Kenes International / IPA 2013)
Bank details: Credit Suisse Geneva, 1211 Geneva 70, Switzerland
Bank Code: 4835, Swift No: CRESCHZZ12A, Account Number: 693980-52-423
IBAN No: CH97 0483 5069 3980 5242 3

• Please ensure that the name of the congress and of the participant is stated on the bank transfer.
• All bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source in addition to the registration fees.

Registration will only be valid upon receipt of the full payment by the registration department according to the deadline indicated. An email confirming registration will only be sent after receipt of the required fees.
Outstanding payments will be collected on-site and charged the on-site rate. A copy of the bank transfer (or other proof of payment) will be required in the event that registration fees were not credited to the congress account on time.


Cancellation notice by fax or email:
· Cancellation received until May 8, 2013: full refund less AUD 35 will be made
· Cancellation received between May 9 and July 10, 2013: 50% refund will be made
· Cancellation received after July 10, 2013: no refund will be made

Group Registration:

For group registration (10 participants and more) please contact the Registration Department
at: IPA_reg@kenes.com 

visa requirements

All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia. Various processes are available depending on your nationality, purpose of travel and eligibility: For information on visa options to attend the International Congress of Pediatrics 2013, please go to: http://www2.kenes.com/ipa/congress/Pages/VisaRequirements.aspx  

IPA 2013 Registration Department

1-3 Rue de Chantepoulet
PO Box 1726
CH-1211 Geneva 1 Switzerland
Tel: + 41 22 908 0488
Fax: + 41 22 906 9140
E-mail: IPA_reg@kenes.com