iGEM 2011 World Championship Jamboree

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Friday, November 04, 2011

iGEM 2011

International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition

iGEM 2011 World Championship Jamboree
Friday, November 04, 2011 - Monday, November 07, 2011

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
United States

Advance Registration

The deadline for submitting an online registration for this event is October 28, 2011 at 11:59pm EDT.  Registration fees are payable online by credit card.  Payment may also be made via check or wire transfer. All registrations must be paid in full on or before October 28, 2011.  Space cannot be guaranteed for any online registration not paid in full by this date.  All team member attendees are required to register by October 28; pre-registration is strongly encouraged for all other general participants. 

Registration Fees
All payments must be in US dollars.

Registration Type 
Registration Fee
(received on or before
October 28) 
 Registration Fee
(received after
October 28)
Team Member    
Undergraduate / High School Student*
Graduate / Ph.D Student
Instructor / Advisor
General Participant    
Undergraduate / High School Student*
Other, Academic
Other, Industry

Please present your student ID at registration check-in.  If your status as a high school/undergraduate student cannot be confirmed, you will not be eligible for this fee.  

General Participants
General participants are welcome to register to attend the World Championship Jamboree. Payment of Jamboree attendance fee does not guarantee entrance to presentation rooms or awards ceremony. Entrance to the event(s) is dependent on space availability. Preference is given to iGEM team members, team instructors, team affiliates, followed by general public. 

Participants from iGEM 2011 teams that are not competing in the World Championship Jamboree are considered general participants and are subject to the general participant policy outlined above. When registering on behalf of an iGEM 2011 non-advancing team, choose Other in the iGEM Team List and indicate your team affiliation.

Industry registrants include any non-iGEM sponsor industry affiliates. Questions can be directed to registration@igem.org.

What's Included

Your Jamboree registration fee includes team presentations on Saturday and Sunday, workshops on Sunday, a social event on Sunday, and the awards ceremony on Monday

Your registration also covers refreshments on Friday evening during the team practice sessions; breakfast, lunch and dinner reception on Saturday; breakfast, lunch and social event dinner on Sunday; and breakfast and lunch on Monday.

On-site Registration/Information Desk
The Registration/Information Desk will be open during Jamboree session hours.

Schedule of Events
The following Jamboree schedule is subject change.

Event  Date  Location  Time
Practice Sessions Friday, November 4
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Presentations & Posters Saturday, November 5
Sunday, November 6
MIT 8:30am - 8:00pm 
Workshops Sunday, November 6 MIT 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Social Event Sunday, November 6
8:00pm - 12:00am
Awards Ceremony Monday, November 7 
MIT Kresge
9:00am - 2:00pm

Cancellations, Changes & Refunds

Requests for cancellations, substitutions or other changes may be made online until October 28, 2011.  Changes after that date should be made at the on-site registration desk.

Refunds for cancellations received in writing on or before October 28 will be granted less a $50 processing fee.  No refunds will be granted after that date.  All refunds will be made in US dollars and will be processed in the manner in which the original payment was submitted, unless decided otherwise at the organizers' discretion.  If a refund is made via wire transfer, any bank fees will be deducted from the refund.  Credit card refunds will be issued to the card that was used to make the original payment.

iGEM is not responsible for cancellations or the inability of an individual to travel due to weather, threat of terrorism, act of God and other events beyond iGEM's control.

Registration Questions
Please contact iGEM Headquarters 
Email: registration@igem.org
Phone: +1-617-949-6421 

Program Information

For more information about iGEM 2011, please visit 2011.igem.org.  For more information about the iGEM 2011 World Championship Jamboree, visit 2011.igem.org/World_Championship_Jamboree. Further questions about Registration can directed to iGEM Headquarters, registration@igem.org, +1-617-949-6421.


Contact Information

  • iGEM Headquarters


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