Online registration is now closed. If you have a query regarding registration please email

Onsite registration will open at the ACC Liverpool from 11:00 on Monday 2 December.

Registration fees

What’s included in the registration fee?

  • Admission to Bright Sparks in Immunology, Congress Welcome Address and Keynote Presentation (2 December)
  • Admission to all scientific sessions (3 - 5 December)
  • Admission to the trade exhibition
  • Lunchtime sessions
  • Lunch (3 – 5 December) and refreshment breaks (2 – 5 December)
  • Welcome reception (2 December) and poster sessions (3 and 4 December)
  • A conference programme book

Attendee Type

(until 25 Oct)

(26 Oct - 22 Nov)

(from 2 Dec)

BSI Member - Full

£336 (£280+VAT) £420 (£350+VAT) £486 (£405+VAT)

BSI Member - Early Careers

£168 (£140+VAT) £228 (£190+VAT) £264 (£220+VAT)

BSI Member - Postgraduate

£168 (£140+VAT) £228 (£190+VAT) £264 (£220+VAT)

BSI Member - Concessionary & Undergraduate

£168 (£140+VAT) £228 (£190+VAT) £264 (£220+VAT)


£654 (£545+VAT) £690 (£575+VAT) £738 (£615+VAT)

Non-Member - Concessionary

£276 (£230+VAT) £306 (£255+VAT) £336 (£280+VAT)


£276 (£230+VAT) £306 (£255+VAT) £336 (£280+VAT)

VAT is charged at the standard prevailing rate (currently 20%). The British Society for Immunology VAT number is GB250289313.

Additional booking option

Congress party: £15 (£12.50+VAT)
Venue: Revolution, St. Peter's Square, Fleet St, Liverpool, L1 4DQ  

The BSI Congress party will take place on Wednesday 4 December from 21:00 until late. Congress party tickets can be purchased during online registration and include two drink vouchers. Numbers are limited so, if you wish to attend, we advise that you book your ticket when you register.

BSI Member categories

Information on the BSI Member categories can be viewed here

Please note, only BSI members with up-to-date subscriptions are eligible to benefit from the member registration fees. However, if you wish to take advantage of these reduced rates, please apply for membership prior to registering. You can find out more about the benefits of BSI membership and apply online via our website. If you have any queries, please email

Non-Member categories

Non-members who fall under the following categories are eligible to register for the Non-Member - Concessionary rate. 

  • Students - Undergraduate and Postgraduate (including PhD and Masters)
  • Early Career Researchers - scientists employed as post-doctoral researchers for the first three years post graduation
  • Concessionary - retired scientists/medics and those on parental leave and career breaks

All delegates registering for the Non-Member - Concessionary category will be requested to provide the paperwork to support the registration rate.

Onsite registration

Online registration will close at midnight on 22 November 2019. Thereafter we will not be able to accept registrations online or by phone. Any delegates wishing to register after online registration has closed, can register on arrival at the Congress at the registration desk from 2 December 2019.


We can accept online payments by credit and debit card through Paypal. Alternative payment methods can only be accepted in certain circumstances. Please request alternative payment methods to prior to completing an online registration. All payments for registration fees must be made in full before the Congress and within 4 weeks of completing your online registration. If you have any problems making the payment before the Congress, please contact If payment is not received within 4 weeks of your registration date and/or before the Congress, your registration will be cancelled and you will be required to pay the onsite fee on arrival.

Cancellation and refund policy

Cancellations must be emailed to A 5% administration fee applies to all cancellations. Refunds will be made as follows:

  • 100% refund when cancelling more than 3 months prior to the event
  • 50% refund when cancelling 1 - 3 months prior to the event
  • 25% refund when cancelling 15 days to 1 month prior to the event
  • 0% refund when cancelling within 14 days of the event.

BSI Congress for all

Ensuring that the BSI Congress is accessible to all is extremely important to us and a number of new initiatives are available to help those with carer needs to attend. For further details, visit

Accompanying persons

There will be no accompanying persons registration for this Congress.

Certificates of attendance

Certificates of attendance will be available post-event.

Letters for visa applications

If you require a letter to confirm your registration, please complete the online registration form and make payment. Once payment has been received, we will be able to email a letter to you. Please email to request a letter. Please note, invitation letters can only be issued to invited speakers. Delegates and abstract submitters can be given a letter to confirm their registration/abstract submission. If your visa is declined, we are only able to offer refunds in line with our cancellation terms and conditions.


There will be an official photographer and video recorder at the Congress and the resulting images/films clips may be used for promotional and marketing purposes by the BSI. If you would prefer not to appear in these, please make your wishes known at the registration desk upon arrival.

Code of conduct

The British Society for Immunology values all our staff, members, volunteers and supporters and we are committed to providing a safe environment for everyone we engage with.  To that end, we have introduced a new 'Code of Conduct' that outlines the behaviours that we expect all attendees at our events to adhere to. Please email if you have any questions.  

Privacy, security and data protection policies

The BSI privacy and security policy can be viewed here.

The BSI data protection policy can be viewed here



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Key Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
9 September 2019

Bursary Application Deadline
11 October 2019

Early Registration Deadline

25 October 2019

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