Registration and payment

Registration and payments for IOHA2018 should be completed via the online registration form which will be available on this page in January 2018. Registration is required for all persons attending the conference.

The fees are lower for IOHA members. To become an IOHA member, please visit: http://www.ioha.org/membership-account/membership-levels/


Registration deadlines

  • Reduced fee for Early bird registration: 31 January – 15 March
  • Normal registration fee: 16 March –  31 May
  • Late registration from 1 June onwards    
  • Deadline for those with a presentation: 31 March

If registering as a Student/PhD Student, proof of student status (e.g. student ID card or statement from an academic supervisor) must be presented in person at the conference.

Please note that also Invited guests/Keynotes and those who have received a Scholarship Award for the registration fee,  need to register through the online registration formThere is a specific participation category for these two.

If you need a formal invitation letter to get visa, please send a request to the Organizing Committee via email: ioha2018@jyu.fi. Please note that an invitation letter can be sent to you only if your abstract is accepted or you have registered and paid the registration fee. To check the visa requirement and travel documents accepted by Finland, please visit: http://formin.finland.fi/public/default.aspx?nodeid=15720&contentlan=2&culture=en-US


Participation categories and fees, all fees are in EUR €, VAT 0%

Registration type Early Bird fee: 31 January - 15 March Normal fee: 16 March - May 31 Late fee from 1 June onwards
Regular non-member 255e 305e 355e
Regular IOHA member 220e 270e 320e
PhD Student non-member 185e 235e 235e
PhDStudent IOHA member 150e 200e 200e
Student non-member 150 200e 200e
Student IOHA member 115e 165e 165e


Conference fee includes:  

* Access to the conference sessions in Jyväskylä on 18 –  21 June 2018

* Electronic conference material

* Refreshments during the scheduled breaks

* Lunches during the scheduled lunch breaks

* Welcoming reception on Monday evening, June 18

Reductions in the conference fee will not be made for any part of the participation package that is not used.

The fee does not include the following:

* Finnish Evening, Lake Cruise & Dinner ashore: 50 EUR. Booking and payment through the registration form.

* Personal insurance – it is recommended that you have travel insurance

* Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Further details on accommodation options can be found in the Accommodation section of the conference website.


Payment methods

* Credit cards: VISA, VISA Electron and MasterCard

* Online banks: Osuuspankki, Danske Bank, Tapiola, Ålandsbanken, Aktia, S-Pankki and Nordea Bank Transfer

* PayPal

* It is also possible to request an invoice (invoicing charge EUR 15 will be added).

Please note that it is not possible to save data in the registration form, and that registration and payment must be completed in one session. Therefore, please ensure that you are ready to make your payment immediately upon completion of the registration form, or if you have decided to request an invoice, you have the valid invoicing address as well as the organization VAT number at hand.

Receipts for credit card and online bank payments are automatically issued to the email address given; receipts for payment against an invoice will be provided upon request only.


Personal data

The personal information you provide when you register for the event will be used by the hosting organization in connection with the administration of the event and may be shared with the service providers when necessary. Your name, affiliation and email may be published in the official delegate list. Please contact the conference secretariat should you wish it to be removed, ioha2018@jyu.fi.


Cancellation policy   

Cancellations with requests for registration refunds must be received in writing on or before 1st May.  A EUR 50 processing fee will be applied to refund requests by the deadline given, eventual bank charges will also be deducted. The refunds will not be given for cancellations received after the given deadlines nor will they be given for failure to attend or unattended events. Refunds will be issued via the original payment method used and will be processed within 30 days that refund is approved. Please contact the secretariat at ioha2018@jyu.fi regarding all cancellations.