Registration

The WMS 2022 Annual Congress will be open for both in-person and virtual attendance. Delegates will be asked to select their attendance type during the registration process.  

Delegate fees for in-person and virtual attendance are listed below. In-person delegates will automatically have access to the virtual platform.

We strongly recommend that delegates select the relevant attendance type for catering and badging purposes, and to aid our sustainability efforts, avoid waste and disappointments. Transfers between attendance types (in-person & virtual) should your situation change nearer the time, will be accepted until 9th September 2022 and must be requested in writing to registration@worldmusclesociety.org. Please read the full Terms & Conditions here.

 

We are pleased to invite you to register for the 27th WMS 2022 Annual Congress by using the buttons below.  This will allow you to completed both individual and group registrations.

Please note that for in-person tickets proof of full Covid-19 vaccination is required during the registration process. 

Please note that you must first register before submitting an abstract. When submitting an abstract with multiple authors, only the presenting author must complete the Declaration of Conflict of Interest. We do not require the Conflict of interest from all authors of the same paper.

Click here for individual registration    Click here for group registration

 

Agency Registrations
Agencies can complete and submit registrations on behalf of the attendees via the relevant button above (for groups of any size, from 1 group member). The agency representative will be required to created a Group Co-ordinator account first, then proceed to register the individuals as per the instructions on the group registration form. Group Co-ordinators will be required to provide mandatory information on behalf of the delegates. If this information is not provided, it may delay the review of the application for registration. Billing information will requested as part of the Group Co-ordinator's form, and this information will be used on all your group invoices. You can sign back into your group registration form at any time to finalise registrations and add new group members to your existing group. Please make sure you have read the Group Registration Requirements information.

Group Registration Requirements


WMS2022 sessions will be streamed from the congress venue in Halifax, and e-posters will also be shared virtually. Industry symposia will be available online and on demand. We have learned from the last couple of years and we are working hard to design an inclusive, engaging event for all our attendees.  

Access to the virtual platform will be provided to registered in-person and virtual participants. Most of the live streamed sessions will be available online on the virtual platform for up to 3 months post-congress and transferred to the WMS website thereafter, for WMS Members to access.


WMS Society Membership

If you want to benefit from Member discounts (see below), please make sure your Society 2022 Membership is active (and will be active for the duration of the Congress) before proceeding with your registration. You can do this by logging into your WMS account on the Society website here. You will not have the option to purchase or renew your membership during your Congress registration process above.  Your Congress registration type must match your Society Membership type. 

WMS Membership


Congress Registration Fees

Not including the Pre-Congress Teaching Course. Fees for this element are listed further below. 

  In-Person** Virtual Only In-Person** Virtual Only
  Early Bird Fees: Available until 10 June 2022, midnight UK time Regular Fees: Available from 11 June 2022
WMS Member* £225     £50 £280 £60
Non-member £380 £100 £475 £125
WMS Student member* £135 £5 £170 £10
Student non-member £225 £50 £280 £60
WMS Industry member* £450 £120 £560 £150
Industry non-member £880 £450 £1,100 £560

The above registration fees are stated in GBP and where VAT is applicable for Virtual tickets, it is at 20%
*this refers to an active 2022 society membership held by the delegate; please note WMS membership details will be requested during the registration process and will be verified 

**proof of full vaccination required

In-Person Congress Registration Includes: Virtual Congress Registration Includes:
  • Access to all scientific sessions & industry symposia
  • Access to exhibition and poster areas
  • Option to attend the Pre-Congress Teaching Course at an additional fee
  • Networking breaks
  • Networking reception
  • Access to congress sessions and e-poster presentations via the congress app and virtual platform Optional congress bag & programme book
  • Certificate of attendance
  • CME certificate
  • Access to all scientific sessions, industry symposia, sponsor & exhibitor details and e-poster presentations via the congress app and virtual platform
  • Option to attend the Pre-Congress Teaching Course at an additional fee
  • Certificate of attendance
  • CME certificate

 

Pre-Congress Teaching Course Registration Fees

The Pre-Congress Teaching Course can be added to your booking during congress registration or at a later date, by contacting registration@worldmusclesociety.org. You must be registered for the congress to be able to attend the Teaching Course.

  In-Person** Virtual Only In-Person** Virtual Only
  Early Bird Fees: Available until 10 June 2022, midnight UK time Regular Fees: Available from 11 June 2022
WMS Member* £100 £50 £125 £60
Non-member £200 £100 £250 £125
WMS Student member* £50 £5 £60 £10
Student non-member £100 £50 £125 £60

The above registration fees are stated in GBP and where VAT is applicable for Virtual tickets, it is at 20%
Industry tickets are not available for the course.
*this refers to an active 2022 society membership held by the delegate; please note WMS membership details will be requested during the registration process and will be verified
**proof of full vaccination required

In-Person Pre-Congress Teaching Course Registration Includes: Virtual Pre-Congress Teaching Course Registration Includes:
  • Access to all course sessions
  • Access to course presentations via the congress app and virtual platform
  • Certificate of attendance
  • CME certificate

ELIGIBILITY

Student Registrations
Relevant for a medical student, a medical doctor in training to acquire his/her primary speciality, a PhD student, a post doc, an MSC student or equivalent. The delegate must have no direct interest/shares in a pharmaceutical company or more than 10% employed by a profit-making organisation. If you are unclear about your student status, please contact Prof. Laurent Servais on secretary@worldmusclesociety.org for guidance.

Non-member students will be asked to provide a scan of a valid student ID and a letter from their course supervisor confirming they have an ongoing student project and the details (maximum of one side of A4 on headed paper) and/or confirming their student status and the date until which this status is granted. The letter must confirm Undergraduate, Basic or Medical Student, Master, PhD student, resident in training or post doc status. The letter should ideally be in English. If this is not possible, then important key words should be underlined. You will be required to upload these documents during registration.

Industry Registrations
Relevant for delegates in the Pharma/ Industry/ Investor sectors. By selecting this registration type, you are stating that you have direct interest/shares in a pharmaceutical company or are more than 10% employed by a profit-making organisation.

Please note that member & non-member Industry registrations for WMS 2022 will be capped at 20% of the overall registrations available (including Sponsor & Exhibitor package tickets). The industry tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. We will of course monitor and review the situation regularly to make sure that this Industry attendance opportunity is being used fairly, and by a wide selection of industry partners and attendees, rather than dominated by a select few. 

WMS member/non-member registration (according to WMS Membership status) applies to delegates who:

Sponsor/Exhibitor Registrations
Representatives of confirmed sponsor and exhibitor organisations will be sent bespoke registration links once sponsorship agreements have been confirmed with the organisers. These links will be provided to the global coordinator in each organisation. Sponsor/Exbibitor tickets provide the same level of access to congress sessions and virtual platform features as delegate congress tickets.  Pre-Congress Teaching Course tickets can be booked separately during registration (the above fees apply). 

Agency Registrations
Agencies can complete and submit registrations on behalf of the attendees via the relevant button above (for groups of any size, from 1 group member). The agency representative will be required to created a Group Co-ordinator account first, then proceed to register the individuals as per the instructions on the group registration form. Group Co-ordinators will be required to provide mandatory information on behalf of the delegates. If this information is not provided, it may delay the review of the application for registration. Billing information will requested as part of the Group Co-ordinator's form, and this information will be used on all your group invoices. You can sign back into your group registration form at any time to finalise registrations and add new group members to your existing group. Please make sure you have read the Group Registration Requirements information.

Group Registration Requirements

 

Italian Registrations
For assistance with processing the required documentation for the Italian Ministry of Health please contact: Francesca Migliore, Project Assistant, Chorus S.p.A.
Mob: +39 366 6975139, Direct: +39 02 24449213, Fax: +39 02 24449227, E-mail: f.migliore@lachorus.com; Web site: www.chorus-group.com


Cancellation Terms

Registered participants who are unable to attend the congress must forward a written cancellation (by email) to the WMS Congress Secretariat.

Refunds of the registration fee (minus 20% for administration costs) and optional social activities will be granted if notification of cancellation reaches the Secretariat in writing on or before 1st August 2022. After this date, cancellations will not be refunded. Refunds will be processed after the congress. No refunds will be granted in case of no show.

Terms & Conditions


Enquiries

For all registration queries please contact: Madalina Marincas, WMS 2022 Registration Manager, registration@worldmusclesociety.org

 

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