Deadline for abstract for oral contributions is extented to 12 June 2024.


  • Regular Early Registration

    Early registration rate

    1000 PLN
    1250 PLN after 5 July 2024
  • Student Early Registration

    Please check detailed instructions below

    700 PLN
    950 PLN after 9 July 2024
  1. Abstract Submission Deadline
  2. Early Registration Deadline
  3. Registration Deadline

About conference

More information:


  • Admission to scientific sessions
  • Coffee breaks & lunches
  • All-Conference materials
  • An invitation to the Welcome Reception/Dinner
  • Admission to the poster session
  • Certificate of Attendance

Notice: The conference fee does not include accommodation and airport transfer.

All rates are in Polish Zloty (PLN) and VAT-exempt.



  1. Fill out the registration form. You can access it by clicking here. The same form in polish language is available here
  2. In the first step you will be asked if the invoice for your participation should be issued for an organization (e.g. university) or for a physical person (e.g James Maxwell). Please note, that it is not possible to change the invoicing data after receiving the payment.
  3. You can choose if you want to pay directly with credit card / PayPal or by bank transfer.
  4. If you select PayPal payment, after completing the form, you will be directly forwarded to a PayPal webpage to process the payment.
  5. If you select bank transfer, please send the bank transfer up to 14 calendar days after completing the form. Otherwise, your registration will be cancelled. If you need more time, we encourage you to contact us by letting us know by email at Please specify the pro forma number that we generated in the registration system in the title of the bank transfer (you will receive it by email after completing the last steps of the registration).
  6. If you select bank transfer, kindly note that all bank and transfer fee must be covered by the sender.
  7. After completing the form, you will receive a confirmation of submitting the form and confirmation of processing the payment. If you don’t receive it (please take a look at your SPAM folder first), please contact us with details of the process.
  8. Once we receive the payment, you will be notified about it in 2 working days.
  9. Up to 7 working days after receiving the payment, the Candela Foundation will send you an invoice. The invoice will be delivered by email using the address submitted in the registration form.



  1. Complete the registration form and select bank transfer as a payment method.
  2. Send proof of student status (student ID, certificate from the admin) to Please inform us if you would like to pay by card or by bank transfer.
  3. We will correct the registration, apply the student rate and provide updated pro forma. In the case of card payment, we will provide a link that allows to finalize the registration and pay the conference fee.



Payment for the conference fee can be made by:

  • bank transfer
  • credit card (managed by PayPal or PayU)

The conference fee is declared in PLN, but we can also accept bank transfers in EUR and USD. To convert your registration fee, please fill out the registration form by choosing “bank transfer” as payment method, complete the payment and contact us afterward ( Based on the information from the registration, we will issue pro forma invoice in EUR/USD based on the recent exchange rate (published by National Bank of Poland).

For payments procedure initiated after 28 August 2024, in particular for on-site registrations, we will accept only card payments. We cannot accept payment in cash.

Bank account details

Bank Wire Transfer and other related fees should be paid by the registrant (please verify carefully during the Wire Transfer payment that all costs are charged to you).

Kindly note that the bank account details specified below are only for payments in PLN. Please contact us in case you would like to pay in EUR or USD.

Bank account owner: Fundacja Candela
Bank account owner address: ul. Grochowska 357/513, 03-822 Warszawa, Poland
Bank name: mBank S.A.
Bank address: Skrytka pocztowa 2108, 90-959 Łodz 2
IBAN: PL21 1140 2004 0000 3502 8104 4339
SORT CODE: 11402004
Transfer title: [pro-forma number generated by the registration system]


Recently, there have been scam attempts targeted at conference attendees, so we’re warning you preemptively, that:

  • All emails from the Organizing Committee will be sent from or
  • We will be only charging the above-mentioned conference fee, no other payments will be asked by the Organizing Committee
  • Accommodation and transport are not included in the conference fee, and therefore we will not offer booking assistance to the regular participants

Any of the mentioned points may be subject to scam, so we are asking you to stay cautious.


Refunds are possible in the full amount for the cancellations requested before 5 July 2024. Refunds are possible in the amount of 50% of the sum paid for the cancellations requested before 4 Agusut 2024. After this date, the refunds are not possible. To request refunds – please contact Candela Foundation with details of your registration by sending email to or


Candela Foundation Code of conduct
GDPR Data processing notice for participants of AOI2024 conference
Regulation for charging conference fee for events hosted by Candela Foundation


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Grants for students and early career professionals

We have prepared numbeer of accomodation and travel grantss intended for students, PhD students and post-docs (up to 5 years from PhD defence). However, the priority will be given to students and PhD Students. Please note, that we reserve the right to verify student/PhD student status.

The applications will be evaluated in three rounds:
  • On 21 June 2024, we will notify applicants, who submitted their applications before 14 June 2024.
  • On 12 July 2024, we will notify applicants, who submitted their applications before 8 July 2024.
  • On 14 August 2024, we will notify applicants, who submitted their applications before 10 August 2024.
Applications not selected in the first round will be assessed in the next round.
The accommodation grant will help cover the cost of your stay at a Logos Hotel in a TWIN room shared with the other recipient of the grant, from 2 to 6 September 2024.


The grant, in the maximum amount of 500 EUR, will be transferred to your account upon presentation of an airline ticket purchased in your name, on dates corresponding to the dates of the WSSAOI and to the place where the conference is held (Warsaw, Poland). The prerequisite for reimbursement is in-person participation in the event.


Click here to open the application submission form