Gene Forum 2020, August 27-28, 2020
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University of Tartu
estonian genome foundation

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Participation Information

The 20th Gene Forum 2020 will be held on August 27-28, 2020 at the Dorpat Conference Centre in Tartu, Estonia.

Conference Language
The official conference language is English.

May 31st, deadline for early-bird registration.
August 10th, deadline for registration to the conference.

Participation fee
Conference fee includes full attendance, exhibition, conference materials, coffee/tea breaks, lunches and Buffet Dinner (on August 27th). Conference rates:

Participation fee*
  until May 31  from June 1 to August 10 
Commercial 259 EUR 309 EUR
Academic 209 EUR 259 EUR
Graduate student 139 EUR 169 EUR

* Participation fee excludes 20% of VAT.

Payment Information
Payments can be made:

  • by bank transfer (invoice)
  • by credit card - Conference Secretariat will contact you to ensure authorization and a safe credit card transaction.
NB! Please note that additional fee of 7 EUR (as card transaction fee) will be added to your invoice in case you prefer to pay by credit card.
Upon receiving your registration to the conference, a written confirmation including the payment details will be sent to you by the Conference Secretariat.

Dorpat hotel (superior3***) , located beside the conference venue, offers standard rooms for the conference participants at a special price. Please note that keyword "Gene Forum" should be used while sending your accommodation request to the hotel.

Room prices for the conference participants:

  • Single room costs 60 EUR /per night
  • Twin/double room costs 75 EUR /per night
Prices include VAT, buffet breakfast, parking, WIFI Internet connection in the room and morning swimming in Aura Water center 07.00-12.00 (from hotel 300m).
All booking requests should be sent directly to hotel, to the following email: and a keyword "Gene Forum" should be added to the request.
Please note that Hotel Dorpat will confirm bookings within 24 hours.
Booking deadline is until July 26.2020. However, please note that the number of rooms is limited at the hotel and for late registrations hotel accommodation cannot be guaranteed.

Cancellation and Substitution Policy
If you will be unable to attend, you can make substitutions at no extra charge. All the substitutions must be made in written form to the Conference Secretariat prior to the conference. Refunds will be made less a handling charge (35 EUR) for cancellations received in writing prior to August 10th, 2020. No refunds will be made after that date

Travel Information
The main international airport is located in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Direct flights to Tartu are available from Helsinki only.
The distance between Tartu and Tallinn is 186 km. Comfortable express buses (Lux Express) are leaving from Tallinn airport to Tartu in every hour, the drive from Tallinn to Tartu takes ca 2.5 hrs.

Further Information
For further information regarding the conference please contact us: