The 12th [BC]2 will take place 7-10 June 2015 at the Congress Center Basel, Switzerland. Please use the online registration form to register for the conference, and select your prefererred workshops and tutorials. Please note that early registration fees are valid until 5 May 2015. After the deadline, late registration fees apply. The registration deadline is Monday 25. Mai 2015. In case you still want to register to the Elixir Forum event please contact us per e-mail:

Registration Fees Early (Late after May 5)
Student rate* 495 CHF 645 CHF
Academic rate
(group leaders, postdocs, staff scientists)
595  CHF 745 CHF

Corporate rate **

895 CHF 1045 CHF
ELIXIR Forum/Tutorials/Workshops *** 0 CHF / 100 CHF 0 CHF / 100 CHF
Accompanying person - conference banquet **** 125 CHF 150 CHF
SIB members & employees rate See SIB IntraNet.  


Please note that online registration & payment are manadatory; on-site registration is not possible.


The conference registration fee includes:

  • Access to all conference sessions, including Workshops and Tutorials
  • Receipt of all conference materials
  • Welcome reception on Sunday June 7th and conference banquet on Monday June 8th
  • Lunches & coffee breaks on Monday 8. June, Tuesday 9. June and Wednesday 10. June 2015

Registration fee does not include lodging, transportation, and dinners on Sunday 7. June and Tuesday 9. June, 2015.

* Please bring your student ID card to the registration desk at conference venue.

** A number of free entries for start-ups and discounted registrations for local start-ups and small companies (less than 10 employees) are available. Please contact the registration secretariat if you would like to apply.

*** 100 CHF fee applies if you only (exclusively) attend the ELIXIR event or Workshops and Tutorials on Tuesday 9. June and not the main conference. If you register for the main conference, you have the possibility to attend the ELIXIR event or Workshops and Tutorials on Tuesday with no additional fee.

**** Maximum one accompanying person registration can be booked in addition to a main conference registration. There is only a limited number of accompanying person registration places available due to space limitations. Bookings are on a first-come-first-served basis. Availability cannot be guaranteed.




Credit Card:

The default method to pay the registration fee is by credit card (Visa or Eurocard/MasterCard) via the online registration system. All payments are in Swiss Francs (CHF).


Wire transfer:

A wire transfer option is provided for participants who are not able to pay by credit card, and for SIB members. If for any reason credit card payment is not possible for you, please contact the registration secretariat to arrange for payment by wire transfer. Payment must be received in full and in Swiss Francs (CHF).


Your bank may charge fees for this service. Please note that all bank charges must be paid by the participant. Please indicate clearly the name of the participant, the conference ‘BC2 2015’, and the registration code you received from the secretariat in all your remittances.


PLEASE NOTE: Wire transfers can take up to ten business days to process. Please allow for ample time for your transfer to reach us. You are not registered for the meeting until [BC]2 receives your payment.  

VAT number:

If your institution VAT number is required on the payment receipt, you must provide your VAT number during the payment process.


Letter of invitation

A confirmation of registration for visa or funding purposes, will be sent to you automatically after the registration is complete (i.e. all registration fees have been received).


Terms and conditions

Cancellations of confirmed registrations are subject to an administrative charge of 150 CHF per participant provided the cancellation is received by May 7, 2015. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after May 7, 2015 or for no-shows. Cancellations need to be made in writing to the registration secretariat.



Registration secretariat


For any questions you may have regarding your registration, please contact the [BC]2 registration secretariat:


[BC]2  Registrations

c/o  Rita Manohar
SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Biozentrum University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 50-70
CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland