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To register for the VIII International Symposium on Sourdough, click on the following registration link.
Please follow the guidelines for abstract submission regulation.

Registration begins on October 18, 2021

Number of registrations are limited to 250

Early Bird registration (registration before January 31, 2022) NEW DEADLINE March 31, 2022
Full: €500 for 3 days (+ €80 for Gala dinner)
Student: €250 for 3 days (+ €80 for Gala dinner)

Late registration (registration until April 17, 2022) NEW DEADLINE May 8, 2022
Full: €550 for 3 days (+ €80 for Gala dinner)
Student: €300 for 3 days (+ €80 for Gala dinner)

Exhibitor (registration until April 17, 2022)
€1000 for 3 days (+ €80 for Gala dinner)

Registration fee includes the welcome kit, coffee and lunch breaks, welcome aperetif and evening event (dinner at a famous South Tyrol restaurant). Additional costs are mentioned for the Gala dinner to be held on June 16, 2022. Check the symposium programme for full details here.

FEMS Grants
This meeting is selected by the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) to offer grants for congress participation for Early Career Researchers*.

To apply for this grant, you would need to meet following requirements:

  • be a member of a FEMS Member Society* or be recommended by such a member
  • be an Early Career Scientist**
  • be an Active Microbiologist***
  • be presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)

*Find out if your society is a FEMS Member at 
**These are active microbiologists who obtained the highest academic degree
*** Bachelor, Master or PhD – less than five years prior to the application deadline date, or are a Master or PhD student.

Application process
Please submit a completed ECS Meeting Grant Application Form to by February 28, 2022. The results will be notified by March 31, 2022.

Additional benefits 
As a FEMS Member Society member, you can:

  • benefit the grant provided for this meeting (see ‘Eligibility’ above),
  • apply for FEMS Grants,
  • benefit a discount off the registration fee for FEMS congresses,
  • benefit a 25% discount off a selection of OUP books.