Registration Information

Registration Fees

2018 ATBC MEMBERS
Please note that your membership number is required in order to be eligible for the member registration fee.

STUDENT REGISTRATION
Please note that your registration will only be confirmed upon receiving a letter or any documentary proof from the related institution. Please send it to registration@atbc2018.org.

Registration Type Early Bird Registration Regular Registration
(on & before 15 Apr 2018) (16 Apr - 5 Jul 2018)
Full Registration
High Income Countries ***
Member USD 550 USD 600
Non Member USD 650 USD 700
Student USD 300 USD 350
Student Non Member USD 350 USD 400
Other Countries
Member USD 350 USD 400
Non Member USD 425 USD 475
Student USD 175 USD 225
Student Non Member USD 225 USD 275
Are you attending the International Marine Conversation Congress 2018?

If yes, please provide the official receipt via email to registration@atbc2018.org in order to be entitled for a 5% discount code for ATBC 2018.

Accompanying Person
ATBC 2018 Welcome Reception on Sunday, 1 July 2018 USD 55
ATBC 2018 Banquet on Thursday, 5 July 2018
USD 55
Workshop during the Conference:
ATBC Nature Art Stations
Take a break from Conference presentations and make your own nature inspired art!
USD 10
Wildlife the toonie way - a workshop on wildlife cartoons
Rohan Chakravarthy
Date: 1 July (During the conference – half day)
USD 15
Pre Conference Workshops:
Boot camp in wildlife study design and data analysis
Dr. Mike Meredith and Ngumbang Juat, assisted by experienced instructors
Date: 19 through 30 June, with rest days on 22 and 26 June (10 days)
USD 60
Fundamentals of GIS for ecology and species distribution modeling
Dr. Alice C. Hughes
Date: 24 June through 28 June (5 days)
USD 75
Techniques for bat field ecology
Dr. Tuanjit Sritongchuay and Dr. Joe Chun Chia Huang
Date: Tuesday, 26 June to Saturday, 30 June 2018 (5 days)
USD 75
Innovative education and communication for conservation
Dr. Cedric Tan
Date: 27 June through 30 June (4 days)
USD 60
Analyses of animal movement data for ecology and conservation
Dr. Navinder Singh
Date: 28 June through 30 June (3 days)
USD 45
Estimating population parameters using mark-recapture: an introduction
Professor Phillip Hammond
Date: 29 June through 30 June (2 days)
USD 30
Bioacoustics
Catharina Karlsson
Date: 30 June (1 day)
USD 15
You’re never too young to do conservation: addressing challenges among upcoming ecologists and conservationists in the tropics
Krizler C.Tanalgo
Date: 30 June (1 day)
USD 15
Post Conference Workshops:
Lobbying for conservation
Dr. Gopalasamy Reuben Clements
Date: 6 July (1 day)
USD 15
Social science survey methods for conservation research
Dr. Azlina Amir Kassim
Date: 6 July through 7 July (2 days)
USD 30
Conservation drones
Molly Hennekam
Date: 6 July through 8 July (3 days)
USD 45

*** For list of High Income Countries, click here

Important Notes
  1. All fees mentioned above are subject to 6% Goods and Services Tax.
  2. Fee is paid according to the Delegate’s country of affiliation.
  3. For example, a European studying or working in a Malaysian Organization will be categorised a “Other Countries” Delegate. A Malaysian who is studying or working in a US-based Organization will be categorised as “High Income Countries” Delegate.
  4. For all categories of registration, the Secretariat will charge the appropriate full rate if the delegate fails to provide the necessary information or proof. Registration will only be confirmed electronically by e-mail upon receipt of FULL PAYMENT.
  5. The Full Registration fees include admission to Main Conference Hall, Conference bag (which includes program), admission to Welcome Reception, Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony, coffee breaks and lunches, the ATBC Banquet on 5th July but not the optional tours, airport transfers and accommodations.
  6. * For University Students (Malaysia & International), to complete the registration, a letter or any documentary proof from the relevant department or learning institution must be submitted to confirm the Student status. The document should be sent to the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation’s Secretariat via e-mail at registration@atbc2018.org or fax to (+603) 2161 6560.
Payment
  1. All payment will be charged in USD.
  2. Payment or proof of payment must be made in order to receive confirmation. We encourage payment to be made at the time of registration to confirm your registration.
Payment Option
  1. International delegates can make payment by Credit Card and Telegraphic Transfer.
  2. Malaysians can make payment by Local Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer or Local Order.
  3. Please note that all related bank charges, financial charges or credit card handling fee of 5% (subject to 6% GST) are to be borne by the delegates and are not to be deducted from the net fee payable to the Conference.
  4. Official invoice and receipt will be provided only upon request.
  5. Company Cheque (for Malaysians Only) and Telegraphic Transfer are to be made to the Conference bank account below:
    Account Name : MCI Management Malaysia Sdn Bhd
    Account Number : 5143 5652 6425
    Account Bank : Malayan Banking Berhad
    Bank Address : Wisma Genting Branch, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
    SWIFT Code : MBBEMYKL
Confirmation
  1. Registration will only be confirmed via e-mail upon receipt of FULL PAYMENT and CONFIRMED VALIDATION.
  2. Please bring along the email confirmation and present it at the Registration Counter when collecting your delegate badge on the Conference day (actual time and date will be informed in due course by email).
  3. For payment made by Local Order (LO), please mail the original LO (Local Order) to the ATBC 2018 Secretariat for verification before 1 May 2018
Liability / Insurance
  1. Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that all delegates take out their own travel insurance and medical insurance prior to the Conference.
  2. The policy should include loss of fees through cancellation of your participation in the Congress itself, loss of airfares for any reason, medical expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. In the event of industrial disruptions or natural disasters the Conference Organisers and the Conference Secretariat cannot accept responsibility for any financial or other losses incurred by delegates. Nor can the Secretariat take responsibility for injury or damage to property or persons occurring during the Conference or associated activities. Insurance is the responsibility of the individual delegate.

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