Registration & Hotels

On line registration is available by clicking below here.

Online Registration

To download the Registration form in PDF format, please click on the PDF icon below.


Registration includes

  • Official badge of the Congress
  • Admission to all plenary sessions
  • Admission to poster sessions
  • Copy of the Programme Book
  • Meeting bag containing official programme material
  • Abstract Book (digital)
  • Entrance to exhibition
  • Coffee/tea services and lunches during the scheduled breaks
  • Welcome Reception on 14 September

Registration fees

Registration fees Early registration
by 17 July 2016
Late registration from 18 July 
to 24 August 2016
From 25 August
and on-site registration
Senior Investigator
Member of EORS Society
430,00 540,00 610,00
Senior Investigator
530,00 610,00 650,00
Young Investigator*
Member of EORS Society
230,00 240,00 260,00
Young Investigator*
280,00 290,00 300,00
Accompanying Guest/ Spouse** 60,00 70,00 75,00
Social Dinner (15 September 2016) Euro 55,00 per person
Young Investigator event 14 September 2016 Euro 25,00 per person
Optional Participants' Tour
Revealing Bologna on 17 September
Euro 20,00 per person

* * Undergraduate and postgraduate students, PhD students, residents. Copy of valid student ID or letter from Head of Department required.

**Accompanying person fee includes participation in the Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception, one half day tour.

Registration fees are in EURO and include VAT. The registration fee will be adjusted according to the current VAT charge alignment. Payment is preferably per credit card.

ESB (Biomechanics) members are invited to contact the Organizing Secretariat (e-mail - Phone +39 055 50351) as far as special fees are concerned.

Registration is mandatory for participation in the scientific sessions and for all oral and poster presenters.

EORS Roadmap Conference 

The EORS Roadmap Conference on Societal Challenges and Novel Solutions in Orthopaedic Research will take place on September 17, after the EORS 2016 meeting, at the Sala Stabat Mater - Biblioteca dell'Archignnasio (Piazza Galvani, 1).
The Conference is free of charge but pre-registration is mandatory. Please register online or download the registration form. 
Space is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis. 

Edicational Parallel Workshops

On Wednesday 14 September three Educational (Parallel) Workshops will be organized 

  • Preclinical models of skeletal pathophysiology 
  • Tools for musculoskeletal functional assessment 
  • 3D Printing 

Registration fee is Euro 30,00 (VAT Included). Please register online or download the registration form. 
Space is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis.

Group registrations and hotel reservations

Agencies or companies in need for group reservations higher than 5 rooms follow a dedicated procedure by contacting the Organizing Secretariat OIC directly.

  • Group registrations are possible for companies or travel agencies wishing to register more than 5 delegates.
  • Registrations will not be accepted without work or home address and e-mail address of each delegate. The e-mail address of the sponsoring company will not be accepted.
  • It is not possible to register an accompanying person without a delegate.

How to make a Group Registration

In order to facilitate your group registration please download the “Group Registration Form” and the “Name list” and return all the documents duly filled in and signed, together with the proof of payment to the following E-mail: The name list must be sent as an attachment by e-mail only (no fax).

Registration fees will be confirmed and accepted without final name list until 5 September 2016 if paid in full, according to the published registration deadlines. After 5 September 2016 the complete name list must be sent together with the group form and the payment advice.

Collective pick-up (by a representative of your company/travel agency)

The opportunity of picking up your delegates' congress documents prior the official opening will be offered in order to facilitate the pre-registration procedure. We strongly suggest you to contact the OIC Srl Registration Department 3-4 weeks before the Congress and schedule an appointment accordingly.

If no appointment has been made only individual pick-up (by the delegate) will be possible at the pre-registration desk after the official opening of the Congress.

However the group pick-up will be allowed only to companies/agencies who have sent the complete mandatory data for each participant.

Hotel reservation

All requests for accommodation information or reservation should be addressed to the Organizing Secretariat:

O.I.C. srl
Viale G. Matteotti, 7
50121 Florence, Italy
Tel. +39 055 50351
Fax +39 5001912

Hotel rooms can be reserved at reduced rates in Bologna through the Organizing Secretariat OIC.

The indicated room/night rates and availabilities are only applicable for reservations made through O.I.C., and received by 25 July 2016 at the latest. Participants may proceed with the on-line reservation system CLICKING HERE.

The full pre-payment is required.

HOTEL Double (single use)
price in €
per room x night
Double room
price in €
per room x night
Single room
Price in €
per room x night
Art Hotel Novecento**** € 160,00 € 190,00 € 114,00
Royal Carlton**** € 180,00 € 210,00  
Starhotel Excelsior**** € 150,00 € 170,00  
Hotel Metropolitan*** € 110,00    
Hotel Orologio*** € 140,00 € 150,00  

The indicate rates are in Euro, per room per night and include breakfast, VAT and service.

Local city taxes are not included and will be charged in addition by the hotel, to be paid upon check out:

  • € 3,00 per person per night in hotels with rate from 78,10 to 133,09 Euro
  • € 5,00 per person per night in hotels with rate from 133,10 Euro

The hotel reservations will be confirmed by return e-mail only upon receipt of the due total pre-payment. After the above mentioned deadline accommodation cannot be guaranteed although OIC will make every effort to meet the participants’ requests upon availability.

Agencies or companies in need for group reservations higher than 5 rooms follow a dedicated procedure by contacting the housing bureau O.I.C..

Additional accommodations in Bologna

For additional hotels and other less expensive kinds of accommodation in Bologna, please access to the below system available 24 hours a day. Secure payment process, instant confirmation of your reservation and descriptions, photos and maps will help you to choose the perfect hotel.


Here below a list of recommended hostels and student houses that can be reserved directly by participants:

Payment and cancellations

Terms of payment

Please note that your registration and/or hotel reservation cannot be processed without payment. Please submit your payment information together with the completed registration form. You may pay by credit card or bank transfer (see details below). We strongly encourage on-line registrations (credit card payments only).

You can choose from the following payment methods:

Credit cards The following credit
cards are accepted
American Express, VISA, MasterCard
Bank transfer
(not available for
online applications)
Account name
Bank name
Bank Address
SWIFT code
OIC srl
Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze, Ag. 1
Viale Matteotti 20r, 50132 Florence, Italy
Charges Bank transfers must not involve charges for the recipient
Important information Please indicate your name and surname and EORS2016 as reference on your payment so that we can identify you for confirmation

Cancellation and reimbursements for individuals

The below policy is valid for individual bookings only. For groups’ reservations of more than 5 attendees, a different policy will be applied.

Any change or cancellation in connection with registration fees, hotel accommodations and social events must be sent in writing to O.I.C. s.r.l., Fax +39 055 5035230, E-mail:

For registrations and social event the paid fees will be refunded as follows:

  • For cancellations received by 29 July 2016, the paid amount will be refunded with a deduction of 70% that will be invoiced as penalty.
  • No refund will be made for cancellations received after 29 July 2016.

For hotel accommodations the paid amounts will be refunded as follows:

  • For cancellations received by 29 July 2016: the paid amount will be refunded with a deduction of 70% that will be invoiced as penalty.
  • From 30 July 2016: no refund will be made for cancellations or last minute changes.
  • No-shows: 100% of the foreseen total amount will be withheld as penalty charge.
  • All approved refunds will be processed and issued after the Congress.