Early bird registration fee
(before July 1st, 2019)
Standard registration fee
(July 1st – October 28th, 2019)
Onsite registration fee
(as of October 29th, 2019)
Member *
(full congress registration)
€ 275 € 400 € 450
(full congress registration)
€ 350 € 500 € 550
Member *
(one-day registration)
€ 150 € 220 € 250
(one-day registration)
€ 220 € 280 € 310
Reductieleden SVN
(one-day registration)
€ 100 € 100 € 100
Low income countries € 200 € 200 € 200
Dinner Tickets € 90 € 90 € 90

* Member of SVN or VDSMH.

Full Congress Registrations include lunch buffet on Thursday and Friday, a “grab and go” lunch on Saturday, morning and afternoon coffee breaks and Welcome Reception.

One-day Registration: If you do not wish to attend the full Congress (Oct 30-Nov2) ) you may select a single day registration. During the registration you can select the day you would like to attend the 20th World Sterilisation Congress.

Low income countries Registration: We kindly ask you to check if you are eligible for the registration fee ‘low income countries’. At the registration page you can click on a link in order to get an overview of the countries. Please note that we have limited registrations available with this fee.


The 20th World Sterilization Congress, The Hague, Netherlands, 30/10/2019-02/11/2019 has requested accreditation for Dutch attendees. The accreditation points will be communicated shortly.

Dutch accreditation:

  • Vereniging van Deskundigen Steriele Medische Hulpmiddelen (VDSMH)
  • Vereniging voor Hygiëne & Infectiepreventie in de Gezondheidszorg (VHIG)
  • Sterilisatie Vereniging Nederland (SVN)


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of registration has to be made in writing to the Congress Secretariat ( If a cancellation is received before or on August 30 reimbursement of the registration fee and social events, minus 50 EUR handling charges, will be made. After this date, or if registrants fail to attend the meeting for any reason whatsoever, regrettably no refund (registration fee and social events) can be made. If, for reasons beyond the control of the organizers, the symposium is cancelled, the registration fee will be refunded after deduction of expenses incurred by the symposium.

Group Registration

If you would like to register a group or if you have any queries on registration fees please contact

Letter of Invitation

If you require an invitation letter as part of your visa application, you can request one as part of the online meeting registration process. Please complete your registration and send an email to the Congress Secretariat stating that you would like to request an invitation letter. No letters of invitation will be issued without a completed registration.

Payment methods

We accept payments by credit card, iDEAL and bank transfer. We cannot accept payment by check and debit card. Any additional fees (e.g. bank charges) are at own expense.

Payment of the applicable registration fee must have been made within 14 days after registration to secure your participation.


Representatives of the press and media agencies with media credentials are welcome to attend the 20th World Sterilization Congress.  Contact the Congress Secretariat ( for details of media registration.

By registering as media representatives for WFHSS 2019, journalists, press photographers, film crews and other members of the press accept that they must comply with the WFHSS 2019 Press Policy. Failure to do so may result in the immediate withdrawal of press registration.

Picture taking, audio/video recording and/or filming at 20th World Sterilization Congress venue without prior permission of the organizers are prohibited. Requests for interviews of speakers or faculty should be sent to the Congress Secretariat.

Privacy Policy

Personal data will be collected, processed and stored by Congress by design (the “Processor”), on behalf of the WFHSS 2019 Congress organizers, in its capacity as data controller, only for the preparation and execution of the 20th World Sterilization Congress, Oct 30 – Nov 2, 2019. Delegates’ personal data will be retained securely and under the applicable law, you may, at any time, request access to your personal data, as well as its rectification, erasure or limited processing, portability of your data, or oppose to the processing by written request addressed to the Data Controller through the e-mail address

Congress by design does not give your personal information to anyone else unless one of the following applies;

  • You would reasonably expect that your information will be passed on to the recipient as part of the provision of products or services to you ancillary to your registration for this conference;
  • You have consented;
  • It is required or authorized by law;
  • It will prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody’s life or health;
  • It is reasonably necessary for the enforcement of the criminal law or of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty, or for the protection of public revenue.