International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI2018), August 5-10, 2018 in Guarujá, Brazil.

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The International Union for the Study of Social Insects Congress is currently open for online registration. Please read this information carefully before filling out the registration form.

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How to register

Each delegate must complete a separate registration form. Please note that the Congress Early Bird registration closes on 15 April 2018.


Registration fees

All fees are quoted in Brazilian Reais (BRL). Registration made after 22 July 2018 must be made onsite at the congress.

Payment of fees must accompany all complete registrations. Registration will not be confirmed until full payment is received


Early bird rate

(to 15 april 2018)

Standard rate

(from 16 april 2018)

Delegate BRL 1450 BRL 1950
Student BRL 880 BRL 1250

Payment must be made through PayPal, implemented in the registration procedure

For information on how to make payments through PayPal, please consult the following site:

For international payments, please use PayPal and not the bank transfer option. Due to the high bank charges for international transfers we made the bank transfer option available only to Brazilian participants.



For members of the Brazilian IUSSI Section only (you must be a member in good standing with membership fees for 2017/2018 paid. If you have doubts, please contact the Section Secretariat via email at:

[email protected]



(TO 15 APRIL 2018)


(FROM 16 APRIL 2018)

Delegate BRL 1250 BRL 1750

BRL 750

BRL 1100

Payment can be made through nominal deposit to the IUSSI-SecBras bank account:

Banco do Brasil, Agência 1969-0, Conta-Corrente 6736-9

Please include your name in the transfer information, and after making the transfer you must send us a scanned copy of the transfer statement to: [email protected]

Note: Only account-to-account deposits will be accepted, but not cash or cheque deposits.


Included in the registration fees for delegates and students are

  • Attendance to all congress sessions
  • Welcome Reception
  • Coffee break service in the morning and afternoon sessions
  • Name badge
  • Program folder and Program book
  • Access to Abstracts online

Please note that while the Welcome reception is included in the Registration you must register to attend. Entry will be by ticket only. Tickets for accompanying persons can be obtained onsite at the registration desk.


Congress Dinner

Registration for the Congress Dinner must be made separately on the registration form, at a rate of BRL 250 per person. If you prefer to book a congress dinner ticket at a later time, you may do so online (using your preregistration code) until 22 July 2018, or on site at the congress until 6 August 2018.


Registration cancellation policy

Deadline: 1 July 2018

Cancellations must be made by writing to the Congress Secretariat ([email protected]). Cancellations received prior to 1 July 2018 will receive a full refund minus a BRL 200 administration fee. Cancellations received after 1 July 2018 will not be refunded. The Congress Committee will consider cancellations of registration under exceptional circumstances. Refunds will not be granted on failure of visa application. Substitute delegates will be accepted.



The Congress and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items related to the Congress, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The IUSSI 2018 Organizing Committee and the Congress Organizers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the IUSSI 2018 and Congress Organizers do not accept responsibility for monetary losses, however caused.

Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Congress does not cover individuals against cancellation of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.