Conference fees for 2024 are structured to take into account the purchasing power (PPP) of the delegates country of residence. Fees are shown as HIGH for High PPP countries (where purchasing power is greatest) and LOW for Low PPP countries. A list of the countries where the LOW PPP fees apply follows for both FULL and STUDENT registrations.  

For those that have been accepted to present at the conference, you have been sent a personalized single use link to register. If the link has expired, please email the Conference office at to receive a new link.  

Co-authors, co-presenters and attendees who have not submitted for this conference may please register via this link:  

Regular registration fees and Late registration fees

Fee typeFee/EUR
Regular ISME Member (High PPP countries)585.00
Regular ISME Member (Low PPP countries - see list of qualifying countries above)
Regular Student Member* (High PPP countries)
Regular Student Member* (Low PPP countries - see list of qualifying countries above)
Late ISME Member (High PPP countries)
Late ISME Member (Low PPP countries - see list of qualifying countries above)
Late Student Member* (High PPP countries)
Late Student Member* (Low PPP countries - see list of qualifying countries above)
Accompanying Persons290.00

* You should provide copy of student card or certification of student status from your University/School by e-mail to the conference office (

The deadline for Regular registration is May 15th and for Late registration July 1st, 2024 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.

Please note that in order to register you need to have a valid ISME membership. Memberships of registered delegates will be checked. 

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• For any queries regarding ISME membership, please write to

Registration fees include the following

  • 5 days conference sessions including opening/closing ceremony
  • Concerts on 3 days after conference hours
  • Conference materials and name badge

Accompanying persons' fee includes a half day tour to Porvoo.

An accompanying person may only attend in association with a delegate.

Tours will be available when the preliminary scientific program is published. All registered delegates will receive a notification with a link to book tours.

ISME Members from the following countries are entitled to use the Low fees: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoro  Congo (Democratic Rep), Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, The, Georgia,  Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Macedonia, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru,  Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadine, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Cancellation policy for registrations

  • Full refund (less EUR 50 administration fee) for cancellations received by or on May 15th, 2024 
  • No refunds can be made for cancellations received after May 15th, 2024

There will be no refund for no-shows. Denial of a visa application to Finland does not entitle a participant to any refunds.

All changes and cancellations must be made in writing to the Conference Office at


The Conference organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, for loss of, or damage to property belonging to ISME 2024 participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Conference. Please check the validity of your own travel insurance.

The organizers do not take responsibility for force majeure reasons for cancellation of the event (natural disaster, outbreak of severe contagious epidemic, major strikes etc.). In such a case, the organizing committee will decide upon refunding of paid registration fees.