The BOB 2018 Bangalore conference registration fees are given below. The fees cover: (a) a pre-conference social (10 June evening) with snacks and a choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, (b) on-site registration with stationary and souvenir gift items, (c) sumptuous four-course Indian meals (lunch and dinner) with two or three drinks (choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) for all four days of the conference (excluding the banquet), (c) tea, coffee and snacks during all breaks, and (d) a significant amount of local transportation (daily pick-up and drop-off between the conference hotels and conference venue, and assistance with airport shuttle on arrival in Bangalore). See below the table of registration fees for additional costs of the banquet, field trips, local sight-seeing, etc.

Registration Fees for BOB 2018 Bangalore conference (currency conversion: approx. € 1 = $ 1.19 = ₹ 76.38 as on 2017/12/04):


  Regular (early bird)

Regular (after 30 April)

Student (early bird) Student (after 30 April) Accompanying family member (meals+social+transportation only) Developing country discount
Individual Registration Fee (Euro) € 385 € 445 € 325 € 385 € 125 - € 50
Individual Registration Fee (USD) $ 455 $ 525 $ 385 $ 455 $ 150 - $ 60
Individual Registration Fee (Rs) ₹ 29,500 ₹ 34,000 ₹ 25,000 ₹ 29,500 ₹ 9,500 ₹ 4,000









Banquet: €40 / $ 50 / ₹ 3,000

Pre-conference field trip to Makalidurga (10 June): €40 / $ 50 / ₹ 3,000 (includes local transportation, packaged meal and bottled water)

Local sightseeing and family outings during the conference (11-14 June): packages for accompanying family members to be announced in January.

Post-conference wildlife-watching trip to Kabini, Nagerhole NP, and cultural trip to Kerala (16-18 June 2018): Tourism packages to be announced in January.

Post-conference training workshop and field expeditions on the Biology of Butterflies (19-21 June): the Western Ghats. Venue and fees to be announced in January based on the response of the conference attendees.

Accommodation (9/10 to 14/15 June, choice to be made during online payment): Rooms are blocked in three five-star hotels for regular participants, with several dozen additional rooms blocked in two- and three-star hotels as well in the NCBS Guest House at special discounted rates that are affordable even for students and post-docs from developing countries. See Accommodation for further details of the conference hotels and room rates. Room reservations should be made by conference attendees directly with the hotels (online links to credit card-based room reservations on the hotel websites will be provided soon).