2021: Registration BSM membership and annual meeting

The BSM membership is valid for one year : from January 1st to December 31st and will give you free access to all BSM activities, including the annual symposium. You will also become a member of FEMS, eligible for various grants. However, for that, you must be a member of a FEMS member society (BSM or other) for at least one full year directly preceding the application. See more information on the FEMS website.

The registration fee for 2021 is 25 € and includes the option to register for the annual symposium held on March 12, 2021. Please be aware that although the form still includes the option to submit an abstract, abstract submission is closed.

To register: (A) Fill in the form below and (B) pay your membership fee.
Please be aware that your registration will only be valid only when the payment is done.

(A) Form to fill in to become a BSM member, including the option to register for the annual symposium

1. Registration BSM membership

I want to become (required) Effective memberAssociate member

Select BSM section (required)

2. Registration Online Symposium and General Assembly of the BSM held on Friday March 12, 2021

I will attend the online symposium (required):

I will submit an abstract (template available at the end of the page) to be considered for a short talk before February 12, 2021 to info@belsocmicrobio.be:

I will enter the agar art contest and submit a picture before March 5, 2021 to info@belsocmicrobio.be:

Registered participants will receive a registration conformation email from the BigMarker webinar platform that includes all the necessary information in the near future.

3. Payment
I select the following payment method (see below for payment instructions):
Credit cardBank transfer

Your Message (optional):

Please take care to follow the payment instructions below after sending your registration form. Registration will only be valid when payment is done.

(B) Payment instructions (25 €):

  • To pay directly with a credit card (Mastercard, Visa, American Express), click on the blue button below (“Pay with card”).  A receipt will automatically be sent to your e-mail address.
  • To pay using a classical bank transfer.
    Bank account:
    Belgian Society for Microbiology, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    IBAN : BE44 0682 2396 5145 / BIC : GKCCBEBB
    Reference: BSM 2021 + NAME
    A receipt will not be automatically sent (contact Cathy De Meyer (below) for a receipt).
  • You can use a bank transfer for the payment of multiple registrations, in this case please email the transaction reference and all included registrants (names and email addresses) to Cathy De Meyer (below).
For more information on registration or to obtain a receipt please contact :

Cathy De Meyer
Administrative Assistant
Rega Institute for Medical Research
Herestraat 49
3000 Leuven

The abstract template can be downloaded here.