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Registration

Registration

All attendees must register online through this website. Students, Residents, Physiotherapists and Nurses are requested to provide a proof of their training /residency or professional status to receive our highly reduced registration rates. This document must be sent to our office at office@cartilage.org immediately after registration to confirm the specially reduced registration fee.

Register Online ! (Registration opens end of February)

Registration / Fees / Policy

Interested participants can either book 1. the surgical skills track, 2. the basic science skills track or 3. lectures only.


1. Surgical Skills Track for Clinicians
(incl. Hands-on Workshop B, 1 Wet-lab Workshop D + all Course Lectures)

The Surgical Skills Track is a combination of dry and wet sessions. First, the participants will practice tibal and femoral osteotomies at sawbones, which provides excellent insight in the anatomical options and consequences. Furthermore, at the wet lab of the UMC Utrecht, the participants will learn tibial osteotomies, femoral osteotomies, knee joint distraction, and cartilage repair techniques, like osteochondral implants and cell therapy using human specimen. All lectures at the main venue  are part of this programme.

Surgical Skills Track
(limited to 30 tickets)
Early Bird Fee
until June 12, 2020
Regular Fee
from June 13 – Aug 30
Onsite Fee
from Sep 1, 2020
Juniors, Residents, Students* € 390.00* € 450.00* € 490.00*
ICRS Members € 490.00 € 590.00 € 650.00
Non-Members € 550.00 € 650.00 € 690.00
Industry Associates € 600.00 € 700.00 € 750.00

* To be accompanied by a certificate signed by the head of department. Please send it to office@cartilage.org immediately after your registration.

2. Laboratory Skills Track for Basic Scientists
(incl. Hands-on Workshop A & C + all Course Lectures 

The Laboratory Skills Track is a combination on hands-on laboratory sessions and demonstrations. Participants will perform cell isolation, culture and passaging. In addition, histological staining and scoring will be practiced, as well as analysis of extracellular matrix composition by means of biochemical assays. Finally, through demonstrations participants will be acquainted with state-of-the-art bioprinting approaches and in vitro (on chip) models of the knee joint. All lectures at the main venue  are part of this programme.

Science Skills Track
(limited to 30 tickets)
Early Bird Fee
until June 12, 2020
Regular Fee
from June 13 – Aug 30
Onsite Fee
from Sep 1, 2020
Juniors, Residents, Students* € 250.00* € 350.00* € 390.00*
ICRS Members € 350.00 € 400.00 € 450.00
Non-Members € 400.00 € 450.00 € 490.00
Industry Associates € 450.00 € 500.00 € 550.00

* To be accompanied by a certificate signed by the head of department. Please send it to office@cartilage.org immediately after your registration.

3. Lectures only (No Workshops Included)

Lectures Only (NO Skills WS)
(limited to 20 tickets)
Early Bird Fee
until June 12, 2020
Regular Fee
from June 13 – Aug 30
Onsite Fee
from Sep 1, 2020
Juniors, Residents, Students* € 150.00* € 190.00* € 250.00*
ICRS Members € 200.00 € 240.00 € 300.00
Non-Members € 250.00 € 290.00 € 350.00
Industry Associates € 300.00 € 340.00 € 400.00

* To be accompanied by a certificate signed by the head of department. Please send it to office@cartilage.org immediately after your registration.


Included in the Registration Fee

  • Access to all course lectures and industry exhibition
  • 4 Coffee breaks with refreshment and snacks
  • 2 Lunches
  • Registration Material / Programme
  • Certificate of Attendance

Payment

Fees are in Euros and are accepted as follows:

  • Bank Transfer
  • VISA, AMEX and Euro-/Mastercard

Membership Benefits

Attendees who apply for ICRS membership right before registration will immediately benefit from the highly reduced  registration fees. Membership applications should be done online before course registration. Please note that ICRS Members who are not in good standing with their membership dues 2020 will automatically be charged with the non-member fee.

Course Cancellations

Please note the following refund policy for paid registrations.

  • 50% refund for cancellations until June 12, 2020.
  • No refunds thereafter

Name Changes

Name changes of registrations will be charged with an administrative fee of € 100.00.