After registering you will receive an email with a link to submit an abstract.
Payment for the symposium can done through Paypal, by bank transfer or by pro-forma invoice.
(*) Student fee or postdocs: A short CV and a letter by the supervisor is required to qualify for the student fee.
Payment is in € (EURO). The registration fee includes admission to the sessions, coffee and snacks during breaks, lunch snack and a welcome cocktail reception. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner are NOT included in the registration fee.

Cancellation policy: Refund of full payment minus a handling fee of €40 by September 30th, 2018; no refund thereafter. Liability disclaimer: The organizers do not accept liability for personal medical expenses, travel expenses, or any other personal expenses as a consequence of accidents or weather conditions.


We will have a very limited number of spots for volunteers for the 2018 Champalimaud Research Symposium. Volunteers will receive free entrance to the symposium, and will help with setup and tasks such as registration and site visits throughout the symposium days. It may be necessary for volunteers to miss a small part of the symposium programme due to their duties, but we will accommodate as much as possible your preferences as to which sessions you will miss.

Please note that since the set-up will happen in the days and weeks before the symposium, you MUST be available for some hours of work over the weekend beforehand (20th & 21st October), and ideally for dates before that as well. If you will not be available before the 20th October, please clearly state this in your application.

To apply for a volunteer position, please send a written paragraph/image/video or any other media describing yourself, your interest in the symposium and your motivation for volunteering, to, using the email subject “Volunteer Application”. Applications for volunteers will close on the 30th June.


We are pleased to announce a limited number of Champalimaud Research fee waivers and travel grants of 500 euros to symposium participants.

All travel-grants and fee waivers are awarded purely on merit of the submitted abstract.

To apply for an award, please go through our usual registration and abstract submission process. At the end of the abstract submission, please select the option “I wish to apply for a travel award”.

Please note that the deadline for abstract submission is 27th July.

Symposium dates 23rd – 26th October
Early bird registration  deadline  29th June
Regular registration  deadline  27th July
Abstract submissions – deadline  27th July
Travel award application  deadline  27th July
Fee waiver  deadline  27th July
Late registration  deadline 30th September
Onsite registration  deadline  23rd October