WPA Thematic Congress 2018 - Registration




The registration desk onsite will operate as follows:

DateRegistration Hours
Sunday February 2511:30-19:30
Monday February 2607:00-19:00
Tuesday, February 2706:30-18:45
Wednesday, February 2806:30-16:00

REGISTRATION FEES (USDִִ):            

Fees apply to payments received prior to the indicated deadlines.

 The country group is based upon the official classification


 Early Bird

Up to and including December 5, 2017


Up to and including February 7, 2018


From February 8, 2018

Full Participants Group A country *

 US$ 520

  US$ 650

  US$ 720

Full Participants Group B country *

  US$ 420

US$ 550

  US$ 620

Full Participants Group C country *

 US$ 320

  US$ 450

  US$ 520

Full Participants Group D country *

 US$ 220

   US$ 370

  US$ 420

Nurses, Occupational therapists and others  **

US$ 250

Students ***

US$ 100

Service users and family carers ****

US $ 100

* The country group is based upon the official classification of the World Bank and refers to your work and correspondence address. 

** Nurses, occupational therapists and others - Applies to nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, PhD students, psychological psychotherapists in training.
In order to benefit from the special fee, a submission of your status confirmation must be uploaded during the online registration process.

*** Students - Students can take advantage of a reduced fee. Trainees and students in full-time training under 40 years of age (on the first day of the congress) are asked to provide a copy of their student ID and a certificate from the supervisor or head of department together with the registration. Does not apply to resident doctors or trainees with a professional degree or completed professional training.

**** Users and family carers - are expressly invited to play an active role in shaping the scientific programme and to make their own contributions to Joint Symposia. These symposia will be organised as trialogues, i.e. with representatives of professionals, service users and carers. 

Fees for participants include:

  • Attendance in all scientific sessions

  • Printed material of the Congress

  • Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception

  • Access to the Exhibition Area

  • Refreshments during coffee breaks as indicated in the program


By Credit Card:

Visa, MasterCard or American Express

By Bank Transfer: (Additional 30 USD handling fee is required)

Please make drafts payable to:

Kenes International (WPATC 2018 Congress Melbourne)

Credit Suisse Bank Geneva Branch, 1211 Geneva 70, Switzerland

Clearing number: 4835

Account number:   693980-52-941

Swift code: CRESCHZZ80A

IBAN number: CH79 0483 5069 3980 5294 1

Please ensure that the name of the meeting and of the participant is stated on the bank transfer.  
Bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source in addition to the registration fees.
Registration will only be valid upon receipt of the full payment by the registration department according to the deadlines indicated. An email confirming registration will only be sent after receipt of the required fees.

Outstanding payments will be collected on-site and charged the on-site rate. A copy of the bank transfer (or other proof of payment) will be required in the event that registration fees were not credited to the meeting account on time.


All cancellations must be emailed prior to the below deadlines:

  • Cancellations received up to and including December 6, 2017 – full refund.

  • Cancellations received between December 7, 2017 and February 14, 2018 – 50% will be refunded.

  • After February 15, 2018 – no refund.

*Note, in case of cancellation at any stage, bank transfer handling fee (30 USD) will not be refunded - applicable to bank transfer payments only.



Rue François-Versonnex 7
1207 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: + 41 315 280 432 ext. 88
Fax: + 41 22 906 9140
E-mail: reg_wpatc18@kenes.com 

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