- The registration fee includes
   the Get-together on Sunday evening, 
   access to all technical sessions*, 
   electronic conference proceedings*, 
   program information*, 
   8 coffee breaks with snacks, 
   5 light lunches on-site, 
   as well as the Conference Excursion and Dinner (Wednesday afternoon and evening).



- The fees depend on the date they are paid: "early bird" until April 30, "regular" until June 25 and "late / on-site" during the conference; all figures in Euro. 


  early bird
(until April 30)
(until June 25)
late / on-site
Members of ILCS EUR 530,- EUR 580,- EUR 630,-
Non-members EUR 580,- EUR 630,- EUR 680,-
Student members of ILCS EUR 280,- EUR 330,- EUR 380,-
Other students EUR 300,- EUR 350,- EUR 400,-
Accompanying Persons EUR 200,- EUR 250,- EUR 300,-
Tutorials (Sunday)** EUR  60,- EUR 75,- not possible

 ** including coffee breaks and light lunch 


- You can register accompanying persons and/or for the tutorials either together with the conference registration, 
     or, at a later time, by sending an email to

 - We encourage all participants to become members of the International Liquid Crystal Society; nonmembers can apply for membership (50 US$ for two years, 20 US$ for students).

- Members of the ILCS have to be in good standing to get the reduced rates; otherwise they will have to pay the difference to the on–site registration fee during the final registration in Mainz.


All tickets and congress papers (incl. electronic conference proceedings) will be handed to the participants upon check-in at the registration desk. Participants are requested to wear their congress badges at all times for identification and admittance to the conference rooms.

Upon online registration, payment by credit card or direct debit is preferred. If you wish to pay by bank transfer (free of bank commission), please do not forget to print the invoice at the end of your online-registration. 
On-site payment is possible by cash and by credit card (Visa, Master, Amex).

Bank Details
Commerzbank AG Frankfurt am Main
Bank no.: 500 800 00
Account no.: 4 900 200 00
Code: 5551 / ILCC 2012 

Participants from EU countries except Germany please use the IBAN (International Bank Account Number) and SWIFT-BIC (Bank Identifier Code) instead of the bank and account number: 

Commerzbank AG Frankfurt am Main
Frankenallee 71-81
60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
IBAN: DE85 5008 0000 0490 0200 00
Code 5551 / ILCC 2012

If late registration fees are paid in advance, but after August 3rd, 2012, we kindly ask participants to show proof of payment when claiming their tickets and congress papers at the registration desk.

Written cancellations received on or before July 22, 2012, will be refunded less a 40,- administration fee.
After that date the full amount of the invoice has to be paid. Requests for refund will not be accepted; however, registration may be transferred to another member of your organisation. In this case, please send a note to GDCh, Congress Team.

If the conference is cancelled for whatever reason, fess paid will be refunded. Further recourse is excluded.




* these items do not apply to accompanying persons