Please register via our webshop. Onsite registration is available from 3rd June 2018 starting with the Welcome Reception in InterContinental Berlin. We look forward to seeing you at the 9th International Freiberg Conference in Berlin, Germany!

Registration fees

(before 1st April 2018)*

(after 1st April 2018)*


900 EUR

1000 EUR

Presenter (oral/poster presentation)

800 EUR 900 EUR

Members "EnergieRohstoff-Netzwerk"

550 EUR 650 EUR

Accompanying Person^ (no session entrance)

160 EUR 160 EUR

Technical Tour (half-day) - optional

80 EUR

100 EUR

Technical Tour (full-day) - optional

100 EUR 120 EUR

 ^Accompanying persons will not have access to conference sessions or coffee and lunch breaks from 4-6 June 2018. However, they are welcome to join conference participants for the social events (i.e. welcome reception on Sunday evening, conference dinner on Monday evening and special social program for accompanying persons on Monday afternoon (Guided City Tour) and on Tuesday afternoon (Museum Tour)).


*The deadline for early registration is midnight (Central European Summer Time) on 1st April 2018.


Please note that the registration fee includes the scientific programme fee and the social programme fee. The scientific programme fee is not liable to VAT according to German tax law § 4 No. 22a UStG. The social programme fee will be taxable according to:

  • Companies located in Germany: 19% German VAT applies. Please provide your company's VAT No. during registration.
  • Companies located in other EU countries: German VAT does not apply. Please note that reverse-charge procedure applies. Please provide your company's VAT No. during registration.
  • Companies located outside EU: German VAT does not apply.
  • Individuals and participants from scientific organisations: 19% German VAT applies.


 Scientific Programme includes:

  • All IFC 2018 sessions (including poster session)
  • Conference materials
  • Download of presentations after the conference from the IFC website


General Social Programme includes:

  • Welcome Reception on 3rd June 2018
  • Conference Dinner on 4th June 2018
  • A conference souvenir


Accompanying persons:

Accompanying persons are welcome to join conference participants at the Welcome Reception, the Conference Dinner and the Technical Tours. There is a special Social Program for accompanying persons on Monday (Guided City Tour on 4rd June 2018) and on Tuesday (Museum Tour on 5th June 2018).



On-site-registration will start on Sunday, 3rd June 2018, 18:00 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Berlin, Germany.


Registration information:

Take advantage of the lower registration fee before 1st April 2018.

Only registration made via our webshop will be accepted. Accepted payment methods include credit card payment and bank transfer (please note that bank transfer is only possible for Germany). For bank transfer, payment must be made in EURO after receiving the invoice.

Cancellations have to be sent to the Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering (IEC) in text format. For cancellations received before 4th May 2018, a handling fee of 100 EURO will be deducted from the refund. No refund will be possible for cancellations received after 4th May 2018.

Substitution of conference participants may be made at any time by notifying the conference office. If the substitute participant does not meet the same discount requirements as the registered participant, the difference will be charged. Please notify the conference organising office of any name changes of participants in advance.

The conditions for cancellation after 4th May 2018 also apply to registered participants who cannot attend the event due to last minute changes in plans.


Conference hotel:

The conference hotel Intercontinental Berlin will be reserving rooms for conference participants until  20th April 2018 (while availability lasts). A special conference rate  is available for conference participants for room reservation between 3-6 June (160€/185€ for single/double rooms with breakfast). Please note that there is limited availability for this special rate. As such, we encourage conference participants to make their room reservations as early as possible.

Room bookings can be made directly with Intercontinental Berlin per telephone at +49 30 260 20 or per web link, which will be available on 30th September 2017. To enjoy the special conference rate, please indicate the booking code "International Freiberg Conference" while carrying out your room reservations.


Conference proceedings:

A conference abstract book will be provided to each conference participant. All presentations will be published on the conference archive website with the ISSN 2363-8702. For more information, please refer to author’s guidelines.


Visa application:

Please indicate during the registration process if you require a letter of invitation to apply for a German VISA. Please inform yourself if you require a VISA to enter Germany on the webpage of the local German Embassy in your home country.

Invitation letters will only be issued following successful registration via our webshop (for credit card payment). Please note that for payment via bank transfer,  invitation letters can only be issued after we have received an email with a scan verifying the bank transfer.



The conference language is English. Translation service is not available.