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Info & Fees

OIC s.r.l.
Viale G. Matteotti, 7 – 50121 Florence, Italy
Tel. +39 055 50.35.370
Fax + 39 055 57.02.27

How to register

Please note that this is the official EGS website for registrations and that no other websites, companies or agencies are authorised to sell the registrations/ hotel booking in any way or to contact you directly.
Advance registrations are preferred in order to facilitate planning of the scientific sessions and social events of the congress. On site registration is strongly discouraged and availability for social events might not be guaranteed.

Participants may proceed with the on-line reservation system:

Off-line registrations and requests of pro-forma/ invoices sent by fax or mail are subject to an additional € 30,00 for administration expenses.

Please ask for a group account by contacting OIC to

FEES – VAT included
Before 26 April
2022 (CEST)
From 27 April to
20 May 2022 (CEST)
From 21 May 2022
(CEST) and on site
EGS Members € 430,00 € 650,00 € 790,00
Delegates non members € 490,00 € 700,00 € 850,00
Resident in training(*) € 230,00 € 340,00 € 425,00
Congress Travel Grant(^) € 0,00 € 0,00 € 0,00
COT (certified ophthalmic technician), orthoptist, certified nurse € 280,00 € 380,00 € 500,00
Exhibitor badge € 400,00 € 600,00 € 750,00
EGS Social Dinner – 7 June at Zappeion € 90,00 € 90,00 € 120,00
EGS – reserved tickets for Rigoletto Opera- 5 June at Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Presale guaranteed till 4 May 2022
Red area
€ 100,00
Dark Blue area
€ 85,00
Light Blue area
€ 60,00
* Application for the resident fee should be certified by a letter from the head of the department to be up-loaded in the on-line platform directly (pdf format is required), stating that the applicant is an ophthalmology resident at the time of registration.
^ Applications for Congress Travel Grant must be submitted to the EGS Secretariat no later than 21 March 2022. Applications have now been closed.

Registration is mandatory for all oral and posters presenters
Instructional Courses are free of charge for participants registered in the Congress. Pre-registration is not required but attendance will be possible while seats are available.

Conference registration fees (delegate, resident in training and COT) includes:

  • Admission to all sessions and courses
  • Congress kit and personal badge
  • Final programme and abstract book online
  • Certificate of attendance
  • CME kit
  • Coffee during breaks from 4 to 8 June
  • Lunch boxes from 4 to 8 June
  • Welcome Reception on 5 June and Farewell Reception on 8 June
  • Admission to the technical exhibition

Registration fee for exhibitors includes:

  • Congress kit and personal badge
  • Admission to the technical exhibition
  • Admission to scientific sessions (Courses excluded)
  • Coffee during breaks from 4 to 8 June
  • Lunch boxes from 4 to 8 June
  • Welcome Reception on 5 June and Farewell Reception on 8 June
Visa Information

For some nationalities, a Visa is required in order to enter in Greece.  Foreign participants should contact the Embassy or Consulate in their home country to determine their particular Visa requirements.
Participants requiring Visas should initiate the application process at least 3 months prior to their departure date.
The Organising Secretariat OIC is not able assist participants with their Visa application and cannot intervene with Embassies or Consulates on behalf of any participant.

Letter of Invitation (for Visa Application)

To request a Visa invitation letter please log into the online registration link and enter the module “Invitation letter request”.
Only participants fully registered in the conference can obtain a personal invitation letter and only once the full payment of the registration fee is received.
Relevant expenses for hardcopy of the invitation letter sent by express courier must be paid in advance.
Important notice: visa invitation letter only aims to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the Congress and it is not a commitment from the organizers to cover any kind of expenses or to provide any financial support. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference remain the sole responsibility of the participant.

Terms of Payment

Payment by Credit card: The following credit cards are accepted: American Express, VISA, MasterCard

We would like to inform you that as of 14 September 2019, the SCA (STRONG CUSTOMER AUTHENTICATION) came into effect, in accordance with the provisions of the European Directive on payment services (PSD2).
As an OIC Group customer, your payments will become even more secure.
To get more information about this, please visit our dedicated page available here (link)
Payment by bank transfer are accepted up to the late fee deadline of 20 May 2022.

Cash payment in Euros will be accepted on-site in Athens.

Bank transfer (not available for online applications)

Account name  OIC srl
Bank name  Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
Bank Address  Viale Matteotti 20r, 50132 Florence, Italy
IBAN  IT85 V030 6902 9010 0000 0010 628


Bank transfers must not involve charges for the recipient

Important information

Please indicate your name and surname and EGS2022 as reference on your payment so that we can identify you for confirmation


Invoices with an address in the European Union should be provided with a VAT Number. The invoicing address and VAT number can only be set up during the registration process. Should you have any special requests for the processing of your invoice, kindly let us know when submitting your application.

  • Off-line registrations and requests of pro-forma invoices sent by fax or mail are subject to an additional € 30,00 administration charge
  • Any modification on VAT number or billing address, requested after the issuing of the invoice incurs a € 30,00 administration charge.
Cancellation and Refunds

Any change or cancellation in connection with registration fees and social events must be made in writing to O.I.C. srl, Fax +39 055 5035230, E-mail:

  • For cancellations received by 20 May 2022 the paid amount will be refunded with a deduction of 70% that will be invoiced as penalty
  • No refund will be processed for cancellations received after 20 May 20 2022.

Should a delegate not attend the congress, for whatever reasons, no further claims for reimbursement can be made. All delegates are urged to take personal travel insurance.

  • Name changes incur a handling fee of € 50 per registration.
  • Opera tickets are not refundable – Unless in case of bad weather conditions, if the Opera should not take place, the tickets will be totally refunded.
    *Note that in case the opera starts and bad weather conditions oblige to cancel after the beginning of the second part (after the break) there is no refund provided.
Liability Disclaimer

In the event of serious special or unforeseen circumstances or serious circumstances beyond its control, OIC shall be entitled to cancel or modify the dates of the event. You shall not be entitled to compensation for any costs or damages incurred as a consequence of such a cancellation or change.
OIC will not be liable for any theft or damage to property and/or persons caused on site during the Congress, by any factor whatever, unless there has been a fault, intent or deliberate recklessness on the part of OIC.
OIC shall not be held responsible in the event of poisoning or food intoxication during the Event.

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