Update 19 January 2021
Due to the ongoing sanitary situation, we have decided to hold a hybrid meeting.  We hope most of you will be able to join us in person but in case it is not possible we would love for you to join us virtually.  Registration will open on Monday 24 January.

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5 reasons to register to the DG-GT Meeting


Be exposed to the the latest developments in this fast-moving field

Learning about the advances and breakthroughs in labs around the world can translate to new approaches for your own lab's work that you may not think to explore without this exposure. The DG-GT meeting is the best place to gain an in-depth perspective of the field.


Investigate potential opportunities for collaborations or develop relationships with other organisations on behalf of your research team

The DG-GT meeting provides ample opportunity to meet with attendees with similar interests.


Present your work to a highly relevant and supportive audience

Attendees who present at the DG-GT meeting receive excellent exposure and feedback for their work and their lab.


Bring information and training back to the lab

Findings presented at the DG-GT meeting can be shared with other lab and team members to extend the benefits of attending to your entire research group.


Learn about the newest data and tools from the poster sessions and the exhibition

Labs save time and money by improving their research methods. New tools and technologies are unveiled to attendees of the DG-GT meeting.


Registration guidelines

Abstracts can be submitted once your congress registration is complete; you will be able to submit your abstract as part of the Meeting registration process. Delegates must be registered for the Meeting prior to submitting an abstract. Registrations must be paid for based on the general payment guidelines for all registrations; however those submitting abstracts can avail of a full refund should their abstract not be selected for oral or poster presentations and the delegate no longer wish to attend the congress.
Please refer to the ‘abstract submission guidelines’ should you wish to submit an abstract.

Payment by credit and debit card is preferred; our payment services are handled by PayPal. Please note that you do NOT need to have an account with PayPal in order to use this service.
Payments by bank transfer must be received within 2 weeks of your invoice date.

Cancellations and refunds are subject to the following cancellation policy:

  • For cancellations received by 31 January: 70% refund will be processed

  • For cancellations received by 15 February: 50% refund will be processed

  • For cancellations received by 28 February: 20% refund will be processed

  • For cancellations received after 28 February: NO REFUND will be processed 

Refund/cancellation requests must be sent in writing. Where possible refunds will be processed within 3 weeks of receipt; however, based on timing and congress workload, refunds may not be processed until after the congress.
In the case of cancellation where a delegate wishes to move their registration to a colleague; please request this in writing with dggt.office@dg-gt.de. Membership cannot be transferred and if the registration was for a DG-GT member, the colleague the registration is transferred to will need to purchase the relevant membership if they are not already a member. Refunds for differing registration fees will not be given.


A Certificate of Attendance and a Certificate of Presentation (where applicable) will be available in your 'Congress Materials' in your online DG-GT account after the event.  


Read our full meeting registration terms and conditions.

Health and Safety Information


Please read the following guidelines before registering for and attending the DG-GT Meeting.*

COVID 3G regulations currently apply. To be admitted to the event, you must provide an official negative test result (free citizen test), an official proof of being fully vaccinated against corona or recovered from the disease, and an official photo ID. While on the premises of Herrenhausen Palace, the wearing of an FFP2-mask covering the mouth and nose is obligatory. Once you are seated, the mask can be removed. Please read full details here.

  • View more information on the COVID Pass App.

    • Find the latest information on the situation in Germany in your own language here.

    • If you have been vaccinated in another country, you must check that your proof of immunity or vaccination is accepted. More information.

  • If you a traveling to Germany from abroad, you must check travel and entry requirements before booking. More information.

  • FFP2 face masks covering the mouth and nose must be worn in the Meeting venue and good hygiene and COVID prevention methods followed. 

  • Do not attend the event if you have any COVID symptoms.


  • All attendees must self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 throughout the event. Attendees understand and acknowledge that at every instance they attend an in-person event, they are affirming that they are not experiencing any signs or symptoms of COVID-19.

  • We will offer full refunds if you are unable to attend the event due to COVID-19, such as testing positive for COVID-19, being in self-isolation/quarantine, or if there are changes to travel regulations. Contact us as soon as possible to arrange this.

  • Any costs incurred due to COVID-19 regulations, such as tests or accommodation for quarantine or self-isolation, are not covered by the Society.

  • If the meeting is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, all delegates will be offered full refunds or for their registrations transferred to a postponed or future DG-GT event. The Society cannot cover any additional costs, such as refunds for travel or accommodation. Delegates are responsible for taking appropriate insurance (including travel) cover in connection with their attendance at the event.


COVID-19 is contagious and may be spread by person-to-person contact. We have instigated health and safety precautions consistent with the WHO guidance, local governmental agencies, health authorities, and best practices recommended by the facilities in locations where we will be hosting the event. 

Despite reasonable precautions taken, DG-GT cannot ensure that you will not be exposed to or contract COVID-19 as a result of participating in this event or related activities. By choosing to voluntarily register and participate, all attendees understand, acknowledge, and assume the risk of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the event.

You further acknowledge that you understand and assume the risk that exposure to and contraction of COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself and others, including, but not limited to, DG-GT employees, officers, representatives, agents, and any others present at the DG-GT event(s). Additionally, you agree to release and hold harmless DG-GT and its employees, officers, representatives, and agents from all claims, demands, damages, costs, losses or liabilities of any kind which arise out of or result from attendance at and participation in the DG-GT event.

Your registration confirms your consent to these terms.

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