Online Registration for ICRS 2020

Our goal is to enable the entire coral reef community to participate in the 14th International Coral Reef Symposium in Bremen, and we look forward to welcoming guests from all over the world to our beautiful city Bremen this summer.

To make your ICRS 2020 participation and stay in Bremen as pleasant as possible, we have included extensive benefits in our congress packages. Click here to see what is included in your registration fees. We also offer attractive discounts for full and student members of the International Coral Reef Society (ICRS) and special discounts for long-term ICRS members.

Hotel accommodation costs in Bremen will be significantly lower compared to previous ICRS conferences. You can choose between hotels of all prices and ratings. There are reserved allotments for ICRS 2020 participants in a number of local hotels available. In addition, Bremen also offers various alternative budget accommodation options.

Please follow the below guidelines to register now for ICRS 2020 in Bremen.

Registration guidelines

To register for the ICRS 2020, please use our online registration system. Through this system you can register for the conference and also choose from selected offers of accommodation, social tours and science tours. Please note the following information before you start the registration process:

For ICRS members:
Members of the International Coral Reef Society (ICRS) have to be paid-up members on time of registration. Changes after registration from non-member to member are not possible. Proof of membership must be uploaded during registration. The certificate of active membership will be sent to you by ICRS Member Services in mid-January 2020.

Registering as a student:
All BSc and MSc students and doctoral (PhD) candidates are eligible to register for ICRS 2020 in the student category. A certificate of enrollment must be uploaded at the time of registration. For doctoral (PhD) candidates who cannot submit a certificate of enrollment at a university, please submit a current confirmation of your doctoral (PhD) candidate status.

Payment options:
Credit card and SEPA payments (participating countries only) are accepted.

Registration fees

All fees are listed in Euro (incl. tax) and are per person.

What is included in the registration fees?


Admission to the full 6-day symposium program, incl.

  • All plenaries, sessions and workshops
  • Exhibition areas at the venue
  • Matchmaking event
  • Electronic access to ICRS 2020 abstracts
  • Conference app
  • Sunday evening "Ice Breaker", incl. drinks
  • Thursday evening "ICRS Night", incl. dinner and drinks
  • Poster session receptions (3)
  • Daily vegetarian lunch (5)
  • Coffee breaks (10)
  • Free public transport

Green strategy: With your registration fees you support our efforts to make ICRS 2020 the first climate neutral ICRS in history. This also includes a ticket for public transportation within Bremen and the surrounding region. We encourage you to use the comfortable public transportion connections also for your transfers from Bremen airport and the main train station to your accomodation and the conference venue.


Accompanying persons:
The package for accompanying persons can only be booked in combination with a full conference registration. The package includes:

  • Sunday evening "Ice Breaker", incl. drinks
  • Thursday evening "ICRS Night", incl. dinner and drinks
  • Poster session receptions (3)
  • Daily vegetarian lunch (5)
  • Coffee breaks (10)
  • Free public transport