We recommend participants to register in advance to receive an ‘Early-bird Registration’ discount. Please read carefully the registration guidelines below.
Registration Enquiry
E-mail :
Key Dates
Early-bird Registration Period
30 June 2023 (23:59KST)
Extended to 1st 15 July 2023 (KST 23:59)
Standard Registration Period
16 July 2023 - On-site
*Online Registration will close on 31 August 2023 (KST 23:59).
On-site Registration Opens
9 September 2023 (KST 14:00-18:00)
* Korean Standard Time (KST): GMT+9
Registration Fees
Categories Early-bird
by 30 June 2023
Extended to
1st 15 July 2023 (KST 23:59)
16 July 2023 - On-site
USD 660
USD 880
USD 820
USD 950
USD 350
USD 450
Day Registration
USD 450
Accompanying Persons
USD 250
Gala Dinner (13 September)
USD 100
‘Members’ rates apply if listed under the IFSM member societies (
‘Students’ rate applies for undergraduates and graduate students only (post-doctoral researchers exclusive).
‘Accompanying Person’ can be added for a regular registrant’s spouse (1). If wish to bring the spouse to the ‘Gala Dinner’, this has to be added additionally.
Separate registration is required for the “Pre-congress Workshops (Tutorials)” program of the IMC20.
‘Day Registration’ is available for all international/domestic attendees.
An attendee may purchase a day registration for the selected congress day between 11 - 15 September.
Registration fees include the following:
- Access to all scientific symposiums, Opening / Closing Ceremonies, and Welcome Reception.
- Daily lunch and coffee breaks are also included in the registration fee, and these are to be collected from ‘Exhibition Hall 1’.
- ‘Accompanying Persons’ are entitled to Opening / Closing Ceremonies, Welcome Reception, and a congress kit.
- Congress kit.
How to Register
Sign-up & Log-in
on IMC20 Website
Click ‘Register’
Fill in your information
Make the Payment
CC or Bank Transfer
Confirmation Email
Automatically sent to your email
‘My Page’
* Confirmation (Receipt of Payment)
- You will receive a confirmation email upon completion of the registration process.
- You can download the receipt of payment at ‘My Page’.
Please note that the receipts can only be downloaded once your payment has been confirmed by the secretariat.
Conditions of Payment
<Credit Card>
- VISA, MASTER, and JCB CARDS are the only acceptable types of credit cards to pay. Participants wishing to make the payment with their credit card must settle online.
- Participants can make the online payment on any browser settings if WINDOWS. Other PC environments such as MAC OS, cannot receive online payments due to security systems collision.
<Bank Transfer>
- Please be informed that the fee must be transferred under the registrant’s name.
- Any surcharges or remittance fees incurred to make the transfer should be paid by the registrants.
- A Copy of the transfer from the bank must be sent to the secretariat (
- A direct bank transfer should be made to the account below.
Account Name
Korean Society of Microscopy (사)한국현미경학회
Office Address
26, Gukjegeumyung-ro 8-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Account Number
Name of Bank
Kookmin Bank
Branch Name
Wolgokyeok Branch
Cancellation & Refund Policy
- For any refunds must be requested within 7 days from the date of payment and received in writing by the Congress Secretariat (
- Cancellations received during the ‘Early-bird Registration’ period : 100% Refund (NO Penalty Charge)
- Cancellations received during the ‘Standard Registration’ period (until 31 July 2023) : 50% Refund
- From 1 August 2023 : Non-refundable (100% Penalty Charge)
Invitation Letters for Visa Applications
The IMC20 and the secretariat will provide invitation letters issued by the congress chair to facilitate travel and visa arrangements for registered participants. Visa applications are the sole responsibility of participants. Once your registration is completed (payment confirmed), you may download the invitation letter for you from ‘My Page’. Should you need any further assistance with visa applications, please contact the secretariat.