Online Registration and Submission of Papers

After registering online your own defined password and username allows you to access your account at any time, to view the details of your on line registration, view your payment status, print your invoice or submit an abstract.

For technical support regarding the online registration contact

Please register ONLY ONE PERSON per time.

If you already have registered with us please click here to view your registration data or to submit an abstract, check your payment status or print your invoice.

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PARTICIPANT DETAILS - Please complete all details
First Name
Last Name
MAX size for affiliation is: 27 characters including ALL characters such as ; -._: etc, Information will go on your name badge.
Street/PO Box
State/Province [US only]
Zip/Postal Code
[e.g. +41-32-3242596]
E-mail Address
Dietary restrictions ...
Yes        No 
... as e.g. vegetarian
Other requirements

Different purchase address

Attention: Fill in ONLY if you need a different invoice address!
If you do not need any different invoice address, all fields of this form have to be empty.

First Name
Last Name
Street/PO Box
State/Province [US only]
Zip/Postal Code
Please choose your own password and username for later login into your conference account.
Note: the login system distinguishes between upper and lower case letters.
Password confirmation
Remember the combination of your username and password. We will send you your logindata with the confirmation email, too.

REGISTRATION Fees - All registration fees shown are payable in EUR
The registration fee includes attendance at scientific sessions, coffee breaks and ice breaker.

Registration Fees

* Student = BSc-, MSc and Diploma-students, no PhD-students.

PhD’s who have no access to project based funding and/or who cannot get reimbursement of their registrations fees, are allowed to register as „students “. To apply for these special conditions please send a letter (email) to the conference office explaining the situation together with a signed certificate from the professor.


GFÖ members get reduced rates for registration. BECOME A MEMBER NOW!
Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie, GFÖ)

Optional orders, bookings and fees

Optional bookings and fees

For details check the page social events

Abstract Book abstract: 71 out of 9999

Printed Abstract book
EUR 20.00

Club Night clubnight: 278 out of 9999

Date/Time: Wednesday 7 September 2016 19:00 – ca. 24:00 h

Fee including BBQ and Vegi food.
EUR 25.00
(VAT included)

Included Social Programm

Ice Breaker Reception icebreaker: 567 out of 99999

Please indicate if you are attending the Icebreaker.

Date/Time: Monday 05 September 2016 18:30-20:30
Yes, (attending)
No, (not attending)

Poster madness postermadness: 265 out of 99999

Yes, (attending)
No, (not attending)

Speed-networking event speeddating: 237 out of 99999

Yes, (attending)
No, (not attending)

Pre-Meeting Workshops

Please read a detailed description in the section Pre-Meeting Workshop

Workshop 1 premeeting: 5 out of 0

GFÖ Pre-Conference Data Management Workshop (GFBio)

This Workshop has been calncelled!
EUR 40.00
Sorry, this option has been fully booked.

Workshop 2 premeeting: 15 out of 20

Introduction to working with spatial data in R

Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September 2016

Participation limited to 15 persons

(the fee includes food and drinks)
EUR 40.00

Workshop 3 premeeting: 16 out of 25

Putting biotic interactions into correlative species distribution analyses: is it possible, and if so, how?

Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Monday morning 5 September 2016

Participation limited to 25 persons

(the fee includes food and drinks)
EUR 40.00

I will not attend any pre-meeting workshop premeeting: 427 out of 999

EUR 0.00


All excursions will take place Friday, 9th September 2016

- Contact: Juliane Röder (
- Language(s): German and English
- Transport: bus
- Departure and return point: t.b.a.
- All appointments: sine tempore (s.t.)

Points of departure and return will be announced during the conference at the latest.

Please read a detailed description in the section "Excursions".

Old forests in the region of the National Park Kellerwald-Edersee excursion: 31 out of 52

EUR 40.00

Mountain heathlands in the Hochsauerland region excursion: 19 out of 52

EUR 32.00

Treasures of the biosphere reserve Rhön excursion: 14 out of 52

EUR 40.00

I will not attend any 1-day-excursion excursion: 392 out of 99999

EUR 0.00

Payment Options

Bank transfer

Bank transfer - I have transferred the payment (free of bank charges!)

Conference Account:
Volksbank Schwerte
BIC Code:
GfÖ-Meeting 2016
Name of Account Holder:
Gesellschaft für Ökologie e.V

* Very important, please indicate in the field purpose GFÖ 2016.

Please note:

If the PAYER is not the PARTICIPANT please indicate the name of the participant as well in the field purpose - we need the full participant name for payment identification.

Credit card online

On-line credit card payment

Once you have submitted your registration a link will appear on your account to allow you to process your credit card payment through a secured payment system set up for the conference, Six-Card-Solutions (Saferpay). Please note any credit card transaction will appear on your statement as KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service.

Please check this box if you like to split the total payment on TWO different credit cards:
1 Separate credit card form for registration fee
1 separate credit card form for any extra bookings and fees

If you like to have the fee split in a different way we suggest to process the payment with different forms using the credit card payment by fax option

Credit Card payment with fax form

Fax Payment with Credit Card

Once you have submitted your registration, a link to the credit card form will appear on your account . Please print out the form and follow the instructions. Please note any credit card transaction will appear on your statement as KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service.

Conditions of Attendance
Registration will not be processed without accompanying payment of fees.

Early registration: Deadline for early registration and payment is 01 June 2016. For payments received after 15 June 2016 the next higher registration fee will apply.

Attention: Paper and Poster Submission!! You must register as a participant and pay your registration fee prior 15 June 2016 to have your oral paper or/and poster submission scheduled in the Conference Booklet. Abstracts that have been previously accepted will be deleted from the Scientific Program if the presenting author has not registered and paid by that date.

Cancellations are only accepted in written form by e-mail or letter. Cancellations received before 26 July 2016 will receive a full refund, less an administration charge of 40 EUR. Thereafter refunds will not be available.

Liability. The local organizer as well as KCS is not liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects, regardless of the cause. Participants and accompanying persons attend the conference and all accompanying events at their own risk and responsibility.

Hereby I acknowledge the conditions of attendance (to register you have to acknowledge)


Please contact Heike Kuhlmann with your contact information:

Heike Kuhlmann
KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service
Rue des Chênes 12
CH-2800 Delémont
Phone: +41-32-4234384