Individual Registration – International Delegates

individual Registration
International Delegates

WCN’24 is planned as an in-person event, with select sessions being made available on-demand after the congress for fully registered delegates.

The fees and terms and conditions below apply to international delegates. Should you live or work in Argentina, please check the fees and the terms and conditions applicable to delegates residing in Argentina. In case of questions, the international delegates can contact registrationswcn@theisn.org.

  • The fees below will grant access to WCN scientific program, as well as social and networking events hosted in Buenos Aires (April 13-16, 2024). Please verify your registration category (menu below) before registering.
  • The pre-congress courses (April 13, 2024) are subject to additional fees . Please check the fees applied the menu below.
  • The fees for the international delegates are exempt from local VAT and taxes.

Congress registration fees:

EARLY BIRD FEESuntil  January 17, 2024

  • 350 USD
    ISN and SLANH member
  • 305 USD
    ISN FISN member
  • 610 USD
    Non-member
  • 135 USD
    ISN Associate/ISN Trainee member/ISN Student member
  • 185 USD
    Renal health professional​
  • 855 USD
    Industry representative

LateUntil April 3, 2024

  • 550 USD
    ISN and SLANH member
  • 505 USD
    ISN FISN Member
  • 970 USD
    Non-member
  • 315 USD
    ISN Associate/ISN Trainee member/ISN Student member
  • 355 USD
    Renal health professional​
  • 1090 USD
    Industry representative

OnsiteAs of April 13, 2024

  • 600 USD
    ISN and SLANH member
  • 1050 USD
    Non-member
  • 350 USD
    ISN Associate/ISN Trainee member/ISN Student member
  • 400 USD
    Renal health professional​
  • 1190 USD
    Industry representative

IMPORTANT: please make sure to check and select corectly your registration category before proceeding with the registration.
Delegates cannot change the registration category via the online system once selected. In case of issues, please contact registrationswcn@theisn.org

  • ISN & SLANH member: Only MDs or allied health professionals holding a health-related doctoral degree with current International Society of Nephrology or Latin American Society of Nephrology membership can register at this fee. The membership number must be provided to benefit from this rate. Please note: only full ISN members are eligible; ISN Academy and ISN Journal subscribers do not qualify for this rate.
  • FISN member: Must be approved ‘FISN member‘ of the International Society of Nephrology. Please make sure your FISN membership is active and approved before registering at this rate. The ISN membership number must be provided to benefit from this rate
  • Non-member: This rate is available to MDs or allied health professionals holding a health-related doctoral degree who are not members of ISN or SLANH, or individuals with only an ISN Academy or ISN Journal subscription.
  • ISN Associate member: ISN Associate members with current ISN membership. The membership number must be provided to benefit from this rate.
  • ISN Trainee member: Must be approved ‘Trainee members‘ of the International Society of Nephrology. Please make sure your ISN Trainee membership is active and approved before registering at this rate. The ISN membership number must be provided to benefit from this rate.
  • ISN Student member: ISN student members with current ISN membership. The membership number must be provided to benefit from this rate.
  • Renal health professional: Non-medical doctors or allied health professionals not holding a health-related doctoral degree who are not ISN Associate members – including dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and technicians.
  • Industry Representatives: Industry representatives from companies not sponsoring or exhibiting at WCN.
  • Low-Income Country: Individuals who reside and work in low-income countries. Please click here for the complete list

The pre-congress courses on April 13, 2024 are not included in the congress fees and must be purchased separately.

FEE TO ACCESS THE PRE-CONGRESS COURSES (in addition to WCN’24 Registration)
Delegate can purchase one or more of the following pre-congress activities in addition to their WCN registration.
Pre-congress course (except the “Interventional Nephrology” and the “Primer Course in Glomerular Diseases” courses)​ 165 USD​
Interventional Nephrology 150 USD
Primer Course in Glomerular Diseases​
150 USD

 

ACCESS TO THE NAVIGATING KIDNEY CARE SYMPOSIUM (in addition to WCN’24 Registration)
This fee is dedicated to AHP and gives access ONLY to the Navigating Kidney Care Symposium, and NOT to the other pre-congress courses.
Navigating Kidney Care Symposium: from Guidelines to Practice, Personalized Care, and Quality of Life 50 USD​
FEE TO ACCESS THE PRE-CONGRESS ACTIVITIES (excluding access to WCN’24)
Pre-congress day  ONLY​. This fee gives access to the pre-congress courses, except the Interventional Nephology Course and the Primer Course in Glomerular Diseases. 215 USD​
Navigating Kidney Care Symposium  ONLY​. This fee is dedicated to AHP and excludes access to all other pre-congress courses. 100 USD

Are you…

  • Five colleagues from the same organization wishing to develop your team knowledge?
  • Five peers worldwide who want to attend WCN’24 to share knowledge and experience?

Save 20% on your registration fee with “Friends@WCN“

Who can benefit?

  • This fee is only valid for active ISN/SLANH members and for ISN Trainee & Associate members
  • Groups supported by pharmaceutical companies are not eligible for this discount
  • The group must be composed of a minimum of five people: members can work within the same organization or be from different organizations and countries
  • This reduction is valid until March 13, 2024 and cannot be cumulated with other WCN special offers.

 Take advantage of this offer

Contact registrationswcn@theisn.org for registration details providing the following information:

    • Name, surname, organization, country, membership information for each member of the group.
    • ISN members must provide the ISN membership number
    • SLANH members must provide a letter from SLANH confirming an active membership for each group member

By registering to the meeting, participants understand that WCN’24, and all content therein, is designed exclusively for qualified medical professionals and that in line with current healthcare industry regulations, s/he confirms to be qualified to access WCN’24 contents.

Registrations are only accepted online. We do not accept registrations via email or telephone. If you are having any difficulties whilst registering, please contact the team at registrationswcn@theisn.org.

What is included in your WCN’24 Registration?

  • The WCN’24 registration fees include: 
    • Access to the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Networking Reception on April 13, 2024 
    • Access to all ISN WCN Scientific Program Sessions and Plenary Sessions from April 14 to April 16, 2024 
    • Access to the ISN WCN Exhibition Hall and Poster Viewing Area during opening hours 
    • Access to all ISN WCN Industry Symposia 
    • Access to published abstracts in Kidney International Reports®, and other publications (meeting newsletters, meeting material) 
    • Access to the Global Kidney Policy Forum 

Registration to the Pre-congress Courses and to the Interventional Nephrology Course (April 13, 2024) is not automatically included in a WCN’24 registration. Access to the courses must be purchased separately. You can do so at any moment via the registration portal. Access to the Interventional Nephrology Course is subject to availability.

The Pre-Congress Courses scheduled for April 13, 2024, are not included in the congress fees, and they will need to be purchased separately. 

All registration fees are quoted in USD ($). Payment in any other currency will not be accepted. The invoicing address can be set up during the online registration process. Invoices are generated automatically once the payment is finalized. It is NOT possible to change invoicing or invoice data once the payment is finalized. Make sure to update your invoice address and data during the online registration process. 

Registration fees are based on the date of receipt of the online registration request. The prices indicated are only applicable if BOTH the registration request AND the payment are received before midnight, Central European Time (GMT +1), on the relevant registration deadline date, otherwise, the higher registration fee will be applied.

Payment by Credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) can be securely made online. We recommend not providing credit card details by email or phone. Payment by bank transfer is accepted up to March 30, 2024. After March 30, 2024, any outstanding amounts must be paid by credit card. Cash payments are not possible. 

Any cancellation or change of your registration must be done in writing to the WCN organizers (registrationswcn@theisn.org) and will be subject to the following conditions:  

Cancellation of participation by the participant  

  • On or before March 20, 2024: refund of fee minus an administrative charge of 150 USD.
    Please note that in the case of a registration fee lower than 150 USD, there will be no refund. 
  • After March 20, 2024: no refunds will be issued.
    Refunds for cancelled registrations will be processed after WCN’24. 

Name changes/replacements
Name change will only be possible for confirmed and paid registrations. 

  • On or before March 20, 2024: replacements or name changes can be made free of charge. 
  • After March 20, 2024: replacements or name changes are subject to an administrative fee of 50 USD. 

Non-attendance/no-show
Should a registered delegate not be able to attend the congress, for whatever reason, no further claims for reimbursement or waiving of fees can be made. 

Double payment/over-payment 
In case of double payment or over payment, an administrative fee of 50 USD is applicable on the refund.  

WCN’24 organizers reserve the right to modify the congress program and congress elements at any time. Details published on the congress website are subject to change or subject to substitution. Delegates are encouraged to check the congress website for updates on a regular basis via www.theisn.org/wcn/. No right to further claims or waiving of fees will be possible should the WCN’24 organizers be obliged to alter the program of the congress. 

In the event of serious special or unforeseen circumstances or serious circumstances beyond its control, the organizers shall be entitled to cancel or modify the dates of the congress. Registered participants shall not be entitled to seek compensation for any costs or damages incurred because of such cancellation or change other than the registration fee paid. The organizers will not be liable for any theft or damage to property and/or persons caused on site during the congress, by any factor whatsoever, unless there has been a fault, intent, or deliberate recklessness on the part of the organizers. 

Registered and paid participants will be able to download a certificate of attendance. This certificate is only made available on the WCN Registration Portal, after the congress. More information about the certificates will be published on the WCN’24 website before the congress. 

The official language of the congress is English. However, an AI-assisted live translation will be available onsite. WCN participants will have, via their mobile, real-time access to translated audio, subtitles, session transcripts, and same-language captions in over 30 languages. For more info please click here.

This letter is available to help participants obtain funds or absence approvals. It does not imply a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any support, financial or otherwise. A letter of invitation will be available to the registered delegates who have completed payment of their registration fees only. These ‘Invitation Letters’ can be downloaded from your personal space on the online registration portal. This letter cannot be used to apply for the visa. Please check our Visa and Passport page, should you need an invitation letter for Visa purpose.

Data collected by the organizers will only be used to manage your registration for the congress and to provide you and other participants with relevant information about your attendance. Data may be shared with the hosting societies and session chairs for planning purposes but will never be shared with other third parties without your expressed and recorded consent. 

Information collected during the registration process will be used to process your purchase and manage the congress and related events as well as ensure you receive an invoice, congress badge, invitation letter, and certificate of attendance where appropriate. Without this information, we will be unable to properly process your registration. The recipients of the data are the WCN organizers and official registration vendor (Anderes Fourdy Events). Data will be stored and used in a secure environment. 

In accordance with the chapter 3 of the European Regulation 2016/679 with regards to data protection, you have the right to request from the WCN organizers, access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data or restriction of processing concerning your data. For such a request, please contact the WCN Registration team registrationswcn@theisn.org (be aware that proof of identity will be requested during the process). 

During in-person congresses, by providing the event badge to third party exhibitors/industry symposia at the event, participants explicitly consent to the transfer of their identification and contact data to such exhibitors/industry symposia for research and direct marketing purposes. If participants do not want to share data to exhibitors, they should not provide their badge for scanning at the booth/symposium room.  

The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) will be taking photos during its in-person congresses. These images will be used by the ISN to share news about the congress and promote future congresses. Images may be used on the ISN website, in ISN news, printed publicity and published on the ISN’s social media and e-mails. They will be stored securely on the ISN server. If you would prefer not to be photographed, please email the ISN at infowcn@theisn.org at any time. 

To deliver high-quality experience, WCN organizers will provide a safe and welcoming environment where participants can share information and ideas in a professional, positive, and friendly way.  

WCN organizers will not accept any intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning speech or actions. This includes but is not limited to offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, deliberate intimidation, and stalking. 

All attendees, including speakers, sponsors, vendors, partners, and staff are expected to adhere to the following code of conduct during WCN and on conference-related social media: 

  • Be considerate, respectful, collaborative, and inclusive,
  • Participate in an authentic and active manner (please remember to update your profile), 
  • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, prejudicial, or harassing behavior and speech, 
  • Do not use inappropriate language and images, 
  • Do not engage in harm or threats of any kind, 
  • Do not inappropriately disrupt presentations, talks and the virtual congress in general, 
  • Do not make audio or visual recordings of slides, Q&A, oral or poster presentations, forums/chats without presenter/author’s permission. 

Attendees can report inappropriate behavior to the congress organizers at registrationswcn@theisn.org. In case of inappropriate behavior, WCN organizers reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary including removal from the virtual congress without warning or refund, and they reserve the right to refuse attendance at future ISN meeting, virtually or in person. 

Minors (persons under 18 years of age) are allowed to access the congress venue and areas in use by WCN’24. Minors must be registered (no fee applies, please contact registrationswcn@theisn.org to receive the applicable registration form). Minors must at all times be accompanied by one parent or caretaker (1 minor = 1 adult). The accompanying person must be fully registered for WCN’24. Adults are fully responsible to ensure appropriate and correct behavior of the children and interference with the congress activities will not be accepted. The organizers take no responsibility for content deemed unsuitable for children which may be displayed during WCN’24 congress sessions.

Regardless of their registration status, minors will not be admitted to the Opening Ceremony and Plenary Lecture, the Exhibition Hall, the Interventional Nephrology Course and Industry Symposia. Registered children will be required to wear a badge or wristband (depending on the age) which will include the contact details of their care taker all times whilst on site.

Only the ISN or its official representatives are authorized to provide services related to the World Congress of Nephrology 2024. Please contact registrationswcn@theisn.org if you have any doubts or concerns.