General information

About the 14th Sumposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria

LAB14 Journal Publication
All invited lecturers are offered the opportunity to contribute to a special issue of the journal FEMS Microbiology Reviews. Guest Editors for this special issue will be Prof. Dr Eddy Smid, Prof. Dr. Sarah Lebeer and Prof. Dr. Egon Bech Hansen.

LABIP Award
The Lactic Acid Bacteria Industrial Platform will offer an award to a mid-career senior researcher based on outstanding excellence in LAB research with industrial relevance.

Language
The language of the Symposium will be English.

Venue
The Congress Centre “Hotel Zuiderduin” is in an attractive coastal setting near the city of Alkmaar, about one hour by train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Information on reaching “Hotel Zuiderduin” by car, train or bus can be found in the enclosed hotel brochure and on the Symposium website (www.labsymposium.org).
The hotel can accommodate most of the participants and has ample space for lectures and poster exhibitions. It also has indoor and outdoor recreational and sports facilities and it is within walking distance from the North Sea beach.
The number of participants will be limited to 450. In case the number of applicants exceeds this limit, the Organising Committee will prioritize participants presenting a poster.

Registration

Registration information

Registration can only be done by completing the registration form found at the registration page.  The registration fee is all inclusive, and cover participation to the full five day scientific programme, hotel accommodation, dinners, lunches and the social programme.

Registration becomes valid ONLY after receipt of the registration fee, which should be paid before March 1st, 2023 for early registration and before August 15th, 2023 for late registration. Payment is possible by VISA, MasterCard, Paypal, bank payments and iDEAL. Be aware that a surcharge may apply. You will receive a confirmation of registration within 10 days of registration and payment.

Registration fee includes:

  • Lunch and dinner during all days of the congress
  • Participation to the entire scientific programme
  • Refreshments during poster sessions.
  • Entrance tickets and transportation to excursions
  • Transportation to and from congress dinner & party

Further, the registration fee with a hotel room includes a four-night stay including breakfast at Hotel Zuiderduin.

We offer the possibility to book the night before (August 26th) at a reduced  rate of € 100 pp.

Important deadlines

REGISTRATION

Early registration until: March 01st, 2023

Registration: open until August 15th, 2023

 

ABSTRACTS

Poster abstracts eligible for short talks: April 30th, 2023

Poster abstracts: June 30th, 2023

Registration fees

We are happy to welcome you again in Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee, the Netherlands.

Registration becomes valid ONLY after receipt of the registration fee, which should be paid before March 1st, 2023 for early registration and before August 15th, 2023 for late registration.

The 14th International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria Early bird Regular
Registration with Single Hotel Room € 1375,00 € 1525,00
Registration with Shared Hotel Room € 1175,00 € 1325,00
Registration without Hotel Room € 975,00 € 1125,00
Hotel room the night before + € 100,00 + € 100,00