Registration

Early Bird registration is open until 7 May 2014.
Late registration: 8 May to 31 May 2014.

Very late registration (fee: 600 eur, Conference Dinner included) 1 June to 13 July 2014.
 
"Very late registration" information for SER2014
Please answer the following questions in email to ser2014@metla.fi. We will send you instructions for payment after receiving your email. The registration is binding.
Please notice that the pre-conference and post-conference excursions are fully booked. 
 
Personal information: 
Full name: 
Title: 
Organization: 
Address:
Telephone: 
Possible special diet or other restrictions:
 
Please indicate your registration category:
SER member
Non-Member
Developing Country
Student SER member
Student non-SER member
One-Day Registration

Please indicate Yes/No, if you wish to participate in the evening programs:
4th August: Ice-Breaking party (included in registration): 
5th August: Welcome reception by the City of Oulu (included in registration):
7th August: Gala Dinner (50 eur):
Do you need a shuttle bus drive between Oulu city and Conference venue (5 km, included in registration):
 
Please indicate your participation in one of the following (or none) Mid-Conference excursion on Wednesday Aug6 (for more information: http://www.ser2014.org/excursions/mid-excursions). 
(MID 1: Headwaters excursion: renovated foreststreams at the Iijoki river basin FULL)
(MID 2: After-use of cut-over peatlands and restoration of wetlands FULL)
MID 3: Protected mires and peatland restoration in the City of Oulu
MID 4: Coastal deglacial land uplift excursion
MID 5: Fire as means to restore forests, peatland restoration site
(MID 6: Rokua Geopark FULL)
MID 7: Nature and Culture in the City of Oulu
 

The Conference Fees

Registration Category
Early
Late
SER Member
350
450
Non-Member
420
520
Student SER Member
250
350
Student Non-Member
300
400
Developing Country
250
350
Accompanying Person*
150
250
One-day registration
200
300
Onsite-registration  
600
Conference Dinner
50
50
Pre-Conference Excursion (2 persons / room)
390
490
Pre-Conference Excursion (1 person / room; limited availability)
490
590
Post-Conference Excursion (2 persons / room)
220
320
Post-Conference Excursion (1 person / room; limited availability)
290
390
Fees in Euros. Early Bird fees are valid until May 7. Late registration fees are valid until May 31.

The registration fee includes: Full programme of the Conference days, coffees, lunches, Mid-Conference Excursion, ice-breaking, welcome reception by the City of Oulu, a morning shuttle bus ride from Oulu Centre to Oulu University, and an afternoon ride back on Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri. Conference Dinner will have a separate fee. 
 
Join the Society for Ecological RestorationWe strongly encourage our European participants to tick also the SER Europe Chapter membership to support our work in Europe. If you selected the member rate in error, we will change your registration category to ‘Non-Member’ and ask you to pay the difference.

Student fee: A confirmation of student status is required. Students are asked to provide a certificate from their institution or a letter from their Department Head/Chair that states that the attendee is a full time student. Please send your certificate/confirmation letter by email as a scanned pdf document to: ser2014@metla.fi. The original version of the certificate is requested at the registration desk in the Conference.

Developing country: For the purposes of SER2014, a Developing Country is any country designated by the World Bank as a Low-income Economy, Lower-middle-income Economy or Upper-middle-income Economy. Click here for a list of qualifying countries.

Accompanying person*: The fee includes attendance in the social programme (ice-breaking, welcome reception by the City of Oulu, and Conference Dinner) and the Mid-Conference Excursion.
Please note: The Accompanying person fee does not include the Conference Programme, Conference lunches or coffees.

Pre- and Post-Conference Excursions: The fee includes bus tour, accommodation, breakfast, daily lunch or lunch packages, daily dinner or dinner packages, guiding, demonstrations, presentations, and visiting attractions mentioned in the programme.

Cancellation policy

Notifications, amendments and cancellations must be made in writing (by e-mail, fax or airmail) to ser2014@metla.fi. The fee for any amendments is € 10.00/registration. Should there be any mistakes in the given registration details, the fee for correction will be € 10.00. 
  • Until 30 June 2014: 50 % of all charges will be refunded
  • Cancellations later than 1 July 2014: no refunds will be given

Force Majeure, health related issues

Should there occur an insuperable obstacle related to a registered person’s health, the refund will be made in full, less an administration charge of € 50.00. Cancellation must be made in writing (by e-mail, fax or airmail) to ser2014@metla.fi. An official and original medical certificate must be presented within two (2) weeks of the cancellation notification. 

The Organiser reserves the right to cancel any of Pre- or Post-Conference Excursions and should that happen, full refund will be given. The Organizer holds the right for price changes.

If you have any questions concerning registration, please contact the Conference Organizers at ser2014@metla.fi