Registration options

Registration and abstract submission will open in two cycles:

Registration for onsite participation and onsite poster display in Paris is open from 1 December 2021 (Deadline for abstract submission for onsite poster display is 22 of February).
Registration for online participation and online poster display will open in March 2022.

Please note that it is mandatory to register in order to submit an abstract.


Fees that apply to payments received prior to the indicated deadlines.

Early Registration Deadline: 22 February 2022, 23:59 CET

Regular Registration Deadline: 22 May 2022, 23:59 CEST


All speakers and invited participants will be sent an invitation to register with specific instructions regarding uploading abstracts for their presentations. They should not register directly as ordinary participants.


There is an increasing number of fake websites claiming to offer registration services. We would like to alert all members and delegates to be aware of possible scams. Registration to the Forum is possible only via the Forum website.



FENS Member


Low & Lower-middle-income countries

Student Member

Student Non-Member

SfN Member

SfN Member Student

Partner Societies


Abstract Submission

Early Fee

Until 22 February, 2022

€ 340

€ 485

€ 145



€ 340

€ 145

€ 340

€ 600

€ 80

Regular Fee

From 23 February - 22 May, 2022

€ 435

€ 565

€ 225

€ 225

€ 290

€ 435

€ 225

€ 435

€ 675

€ -

Late Fee

From 23 May, 2022

€ 470

€ 620

€ 245

€ 245

€ 315

€ 470

€ 245

€ 470

€ 730

€ -

  • Participation in all the Forum sessions
  • Participation in the interactive sessions in the open scientific theatre and networking lounge
  • Eligibility to submit a poster for live presentation (physical poster display with a time slot for discussion)
  • Eligibility to submit a poster for online display
  • Access to the exhibition and bridging the knowledge sessions
  • Access to the online library of virtual session webcast recordings – on demand after the Forum
  • Poster sessions, live poster discussions
  • Opening Ceremony and eligibility to purchase a ticket for Jump the FENS
  • Online platform – the recorded Forum sessions will be available on demand for 3 months
  • Certificate of attendance


There are increasing numbers of fraudulent websites that impersonate this registration system.

We would like to alert all of our members and delegates to be aware of possible scams and we strongly advise you to only use these online registration and for your bookings​.

The following categories for participants apply:
Member: A student or regular member of one of the FENS member societies with full membership (see the list of member societies of FENS). A member of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) may also benefit from the same registration fees as FENS members. To register as an SfN member please use the Non-member entry. You will be asked to indicate your SfN member number at a late stage. Please note however, that this option is offered only to SfN members who live and have their professional activity in a country where there is no neuroscience society member of FENS (see list of member societies on FENS website).

Non-member: A participant from academic or non-profit organizations.

Low income & Lower-middle-income economies as listed here and defined according to the World Bank Country Classification. Click here to see the list of countries

Student: A pre-doctoral student.

Postdoctoral fellows, hospital residents, interns and laboratory technicians do not qualify for the student rate.
Pre-doctoral students registering online, must upload a letter proving their status (i.e. a signed statement from their Department Head or supervisor).

Note: The proof of student status is unrelated to the request for a FENS/IBRO-PERC travel grant. For further information, please click here.

Corporate: A participant from a corporate, for profit company or organisation.

Partner society registration rates: Members of the Australasian Neuroscience Society, the Canadian Association for Neuroscience, Chinese Neuroscience Society and the Japan Neuroscience Society, who are not based in a country with a national member society of FENS, may benefit from reduced registration rates for the Forum 2022. In order to take advantage of this benefit, please contact

Not yet a FENS member? Connect to the membership page to learn more about FENS membership.

If you are a member of one of the neuroscience Societies constituting FENS, do not forget to login as a member using your FENS Member ID and password when you register for the FENS Forum 2022. You can check your scientific profile and affiliation in the member registry via the FENS website. If you forgot your login credentials you may retrieve these here.

Note that your membership status will be checked with the relevant society.​

Credit card (Visa \ MasterCard \ American Express): This is the recommended means of payment. FENS has subcontracted payment by credit card to a secure payment service that guarantees confidentiality and security.

Bank transfer: €30 have to be added to the registration fee. All bank charges must be paid at source in addition to the payable fee.

Please send your payment, free of charge for the beneficiary, to the congress bank account:

Account name: FENS 2022 Congress, Paris
Bank: Credit Suisse Geneva, 1211 Geneva 70, Switzerland
Account No:  1500934-92-339
IBAN: CH77 0483 5150 0934 9233 9
Bank Code: 4835

Please indicate the complete first name and last name of the registered participant(s), matching with the name(s) on the registration form, and “free of charge for the receiver account”.

Please note that your registration will be valid only on receipt of your payment.

Institutional orders (from universities, institutes, etc.) are not accepted.

Cheques are not accepted. ​

Registration Change and Cancellation Policy

Attendees can cancel their registration at any time, though the following applies regarding exchanges and refunds:

  1. Full cancellation with full reimbursement up to 8 April 2022 (23:59 CEST)
  2. Registrations for physical participation can be exchanged for virtual participation or vice versa up to 8 April 2022 (23:59 CEST). The difference in cost will be reimbursed to the attendee.
  3. Exchanges from physical to virtual participation requested after 8 April 2022 (23:59 CEST) do not entail a refund, unless force majeure circumstances require FENS to make a unilateral decision to convert all registrations to virtual attendance.
  4. In case of cancellation of the physical meeting due to force majeure* circumstances, physical attendees will have a choice between:
    1. Cancelling participation altogether and getting a full refund
    2. Changing registration for online participation with a refund of the difference in price.
  5. Registrations for virtual attendance are ineligible for a refund.


Change from physical attendance to online attendance or vice versa

  1. If there is a change from physical attendance to online attendance before 8 April 2022 (23:59 CEST), the difference will be refunded. After 8 April 2022 (23:59 CEST), no refund will be possible.
  2. If there is a change from online to physical attendance, the difference between the amount already paid and the onsite participation fee will be charged

15 Euro handling fees will apply for any change only after April 8th.

Abstract withdrawal only

Abstract withdrawal can be requested by e-mail, addressed to

The abstract fee will be refunded in full for cancellation received until 22 April 2022 midnight CEST. The abstract fee will be refunded minus 50% for cancellations received no later than 14 May 2022. Thereafter, no refunds will be made.

Submitted abstracts are not included in the scientific programme if the first author cancelled their registration, or if the payment of the registration fee is not received on the FENS Forum 2022 bank account by 14 May 2022.​

Code of Conduct at FENS Forums

Delegates are required to accept the FENS Forum 2022 Code of Conduct  in order to register to the FENS Forum 2022.


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