Registration fees

Early bird Registration
(until 28 February 2017)
€ 600 (ex VAT)
€ 720 (in VAT)
Regular Registration
(1 March - 19 May 2017)
€ 800 (ex VAT)
€ 960 (in VAT)
Additional Social events ticket (Gala dinner and Opening Reception)* € 100 (ex VAT)
€ 120 (in VAT)
Additional Gala dinner ticket € 80 (ex VAT)
€ 96 (in VAT)
Additional Opening Reception ticket (available on-site only) € 40 (ex VAT)
€ 48 (in VAT)

The conference registration fee includes:

  1. access to all conference sessions
  2. all conference materials (programme, stationery and related materials)
  3. Opening Reception (Tuesday 30 May 2017)
  4. Gala Evening (Thursday 1 June 2017)
  5. lunches (on 30 & 31 May, 1 June)
  6. refreshment breaks

*"Social events" registration fee includes:

  1. Opening Reception (Tuesday 30 May 2017)
  2. Gala Evening (Thursday 1 June 2017)

Enjoying TNC

Participants at TNC17 enjoy an environment of respectful and encouraging behaviour, so that everyone feels welcome, comfortable and equal.

If you feel that you have been subjected to behaviour that is contrary to such an environment, or if you have any other concerns, please contact our conference organiser – Ms. Jessie Brockhoff or our training coordinator - Mr. Ian Barker. They will discuss and help resolve your concerns in the strictest of confidence.
Read here more about our Code of Conduct.


Austrian VAT is charged at 20%.

Terms and conditions

Please check the terms and conditions of the GÉANT Association's (formerly TERENA) registration.




You may register online using our secure server. If you pay by credit card (American Express, Mastercard or VISA), you will automatically receive a receipt by email.
If you choose to pay by bank transfer, you will receive an invoice. Payments will be accepted until 19 May 2017. After this date, only desk registration (in Linz) is available (€1000).

If your company/institution requires an invoice in advance or an invoice for several participants, please contact us with details of the required invoice.

If you have questions or concerns about payments, please contact to discuss your requirements.


Visa requirements

Those requiring supporting documentation in order to obtain a visa please contact

Please send the following required information to receive an official invitation letter by the conference organisation:

  • Your full name
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Country of citizenship (country which issued your passport)
  • Passport number
  • Date of issue of your passport
  • Date of expiry of your passport
  • Permanent address

Please be aware that a letter of invitation does not imply any financial support.

You will still be subject to the normal registration fee detailed above. Registration to the conference is necessary.

The payment and accommodation booking must be made prior to requesting an invitation letter.

Details of visa requirements for entry to Austria can be found on the website of the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs.


Please consult the hotel section for further information about conference accommodation. The cost is not included in the registration fee.