Fees and related information

The registration fees for participants (not for accompanying persons) includes:

Access to all scientific sessions
Printed Conference book (short abstracts)
USB flash drive with Conference program and complete abstracts
Conference rucksack
Touristic information
Exhibition information
Welcome reception and cocktail
Morning and afternoon coffee breaks

Accompanying person registration fees entitles for: the welcome cocktail diner on Sunday July 3rd , the excursion to « Distillery of Fragrances MARTY » on thursday afternoon, the possibility to participate to the social program excursions and to the gala dinner (which is partly sponsored by Origins conference, and has to be paid separately by each participant).

Registration Rates Earlybird fees
Before Feb. 19th, 2011
Full Rate fees
After Feb. 19th, 2011
Student 160 € 210 €
Others 385 € 485 €
Accompanying person 70 € 90 €

You will need to select your fees category as soon as you pre-register to Origins 2011. Please be careful when filling in the form – see details on Registration page.

Participants registering as Student will be requested to present a written proof of their status (their official student card) at the Conference registration desk upon arrival.
Accompanying persons must be registered together with an Origins 2011 participant (maximum 2 per Conference participant); the separate registration of accompanying persons is impossible. Should you need to register more than 2 accompanying persons, please contact the Conference Administrator Ms. Reine Bédos.



  • Before Friday May 27th: partial refund of received fees (50 € kept for administrative costs).
  • After Friday May 27th: no reimbursement possible (Fees + Social Program).



Credit Card (online) and Order Form (for French public organizations only).

Warning: Any registration without payment at the requested deadline (May 27th, 2011) will have the associated abstract removed from the Conference book and from the poster/oral session program.


Lunches are not organised during the Conference

A lot of nice and cheap restaurants and other eating places and facilities can be found close to the Conference site. The Conference building Le Corum also hosts a restaurant (near main entrance).


Contact and Information requests about registration

For information related to Origins 2011 registration, please contact the Conference Administrator:

Ms. Reine Bédos :
Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Bordeaux (LAB)
2, rue de l’Observatoire – BP 89
F-33271 Floirac

Fax: +33–(0)5 57 77 61 55
e-mail: origins2011 [at] exobiologie.fr

When you register yourself (registration page) , be carefull to check « Student » if you are a student, or « Student/University » if you are a researcher or a post doc

This determines the registration fees you will pay upon confirmation.