Registration

 

 

 

For any question, please contact the congress office : 
registration@paris-wfd2019.org

 

WFD Members are eligible for reduced Congress registration fees

More information can be found on 
https://wfdeaf.org/get-involved/become-a-member/

Contact: memberships@wfd.fi 


REGISTRATION FEES 

Rates are in euros (exempt from VAT)
To view the current foreign exchange rates, please visit www.x-rates.com

PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION FEES EARLY
Before
15 January 2019
extended to 31 January 2019 
STANDARD
Between
16 January
and
15 April 2019
LATE
From
16 April 2019
until the congress
 WFD Member (1) 589 € 639 € 689 €
 Non Member  649 € 699 € 749 €
 FNSF Member (2) 589 € 639 € 689 € 
 Developing Countries (3) 409 €  459 € 509 €
 Senior (over 65 years) (4) 409 € 459 € 509 €
 Youth (15-30 years) (5) 409 € 459 € 509 €
 Student (full time) (6) 409 € 459 € 509 €
 Continuing Education Registation (7)  1110 € 1110 € 1110 €
 Daily registration
Wednesday 24 July, Thursday 25 July, Friday 26 July, Saturday 27 July
229 € 279 € 349 €

 

Participants from WFD approved developing countries are eligible for reduced Congress registration fees  
 Click here for official list of developing countries 


(1)
WFD Member registration

• Applicable to two Delegates from each WFD Ordinary Member, one from Associate and International Members, and to all WFD Individual Members.
• Participants who wish to benefit from these fees must provide a special registration code issued by the WFD Secretariat.
• For WFD Membership enquiries, please contact: memberships@wfd.fi
• More information can be found on www.wfdeaf.org

(2) FNSF Member registration
• French Participants who wish to benefit from these fees must provide a special registration code issued by the FNSF Secretariat. For any question, please contact Inscriptions.wfd2019@gmail.com

The reduced fee is applicable to one Delegate from each FNSF Member Organisation, to all Honorary and individual members. 

(3) Developing Countries registration
• Applicable to those countries defined as developing countries by the WFD. See the list of WFD approved Developing Countries

(4) Senior (over 65 years old) registration
• A copy of your passport will be required. Without this, the full registration fee will be charged.

(5) Youth (from 15 to 30 years old) registration
• A copy of your passport will be required. Without this, the full registration fee will be charged.

(6) Student full time registration
• Students must be studying full time to qualify for discounted rate. A copy of your student identification card is required when you submit your registration

(7) Continuing Education registration
• For French participants only.

 

Full registration fees include (all categories except daily registration):

  • Access to all Congress sessions from 23 to 27 July 2019
  • Congress bag and official documents
  • Access to the Exhibition
  • Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception on 23 July 2019
  • Closing Ceremony on 27 July 2019

Full registration fees do not include:

  • Congress dinner on 27 July 2019 (optional ticket, subject to availability)
  • Lunches or other meals, and coffee breaks

Daily registration fee includes:

  • Access to Congress sessions on the nominated day
  • Congress bag and official documents
  • Access to the exhibition

Daily registration fees do not include:

  • Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception on 23 July 2019
  • Closing Ceremony on 27 July 2019 (except for daily registration on 27 July)
  • Congress dinner on 27 July 2019 (optional ticket, subject to availability)
  • Lunches or other meals, and coffee breaks


CHILDREN'S PROGRAM 

CHILDREN'S REGISTRATION FEE

 Children's registration (4 days: from 24 to 27 July)

120 €

 

• The children's activities are open to children from 6 to 14 years old (children under 6 years old are not allowed to participate). At least one parent must be registered for the congress

• Reservations are limited.

• The organisers reserve the right to cancel activities if less than 16 participants register.

• The child's date of birth and copy of passport will be requested during the registration process.

 

  • All activities will be conducted in International Sign (IS) and French Sign Language (LSF)
  • Children will be under the supervision of qualified and experienced professionals. 
  • All tours depart from and return to the Congress Centre
  • Transportation and meals are included

 To view the CHILDREN'S PROGRAM, click here


REGISTRATION PROCESS

  • Access to all Congress activities is subject to registration. 
  • Participants are encouraged to register in advance and as early as possible in order to benefit from lower registration (early bird fees), wider optional activities and a larger selection of hotels. 
  • You can register online via this secure server by paying with your credit card (VISA, MASTERCARD, EUROCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS) or by bank transfer.
  • After payment clearance, the Congress Office will email you an electronic invoice confirming all registration and accommodation details and payment status.
  • If you have any questions, please contact: registration@paris-wfd2019.org 

Before starting your registration, be sure you are ready to provide the following information:

1) Your special WFD 2019 registration code, if you are:

  • registering as a WFD Member
  • registering as a FNSF Member
  • registering as a Youth Camp participant

2) A copy of your passport or ID card, if you are:

  • going to request a visa invitation letter
  • registering as a participant from a developing country, as a senior delegate or as a youth delegate.

3) A copy of your child(ren)’s passport(s), if you are:

  • going to register your child(ren) for the children's activity program


VISA INVITATION LETTER

  • A customised invitation letter for visa purposes is only available for participants with a confirmed and fully paid registration.
  • The letter is intended to help participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa but does not imply the WFD will provide financial support. 
  • In case of a visa request rejection, the Congress organisers will refund the full registration fee only upon receipt of the official refusal document from the Embassy.

Please visit the website of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france for further information concerning the documents required to obtain a visa. 

We urge all participants to keep in mind that a visa application may take some time to be processed and should, therefore, be initiated early enough to ensure it is granted before the Congress begins. 


 ACCESSIBILITY

  • Sessions will be interpreted as required in International Sign (IS) and in French Sign Language (LSF), French and English.

  • Ordinary Member's sign language interpreters
National associations are encourage to bring their own sign language interpreters - up to two (2) people for each registered national association.
National associations who bring their own sign language interpreters are responsible for all costs, including professional fees, travel, lodging and meals.

Participants are invited to declare special needs: 
  • Personal assistant /personal sign language interpreter
If you are planning to bring your personal assistant or personal sign language interpreter to the Congress, please contact the Congress Office by email at info@paris-wfd2019.org to apply for a free official pass for this assistant/ interpreter. 

The organisers reserve the right to approve or reject acceptance of such request. 

Registrants who attend the Congress with their personal assistant or personal interpreter are responsible for all costs involved including professional fees, travel, lodging and meals. Registrants must also still pay all registration fees for themselves. 
  • Headsets for translation
If you are a hearing person, you will be asked to indicate if you will need a headset for oral translation.
  • Dietary requirements
Participants are invited to specify if they have specific dietary requirements. The congress will accommodate vegetarian meals and gluten free meals upon request.


CANCELLATION POLICY FOR REGISTRATION

All cancellations must be notified in writing to registration@paris-wfd2019.org according to the following policies. Any reimbursement will be processed AFTER the Congress:

  • Up to May 15, 2019: 100 Euros will be withheld for administrative fee
  • From May 16, 2019: no refund

In case of a visa request rejection, the organisers will refund the full registration fee only upon receipt of the official refusal document from the Embassy.

Modifications / Name Substitutions

For changes in registration, a processing fee of 25€ will be charged, except for name substitutions which will be treated as new registrations.

All changes must be requested in writing to the Organising Secretariat.

 


SOCIAL PROGRAM

Social program activities are subject to registration.

 To view the SOCIAL PROGRAM, click here

 


INSURANCE AND LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

FNSF – Fédération Nationale des Sourds de France (French National Federation of the Deaf) – and MCI cannot be held liable for any hindrance or disruption of Congress proceedings arising from political, social, health or economic events or any other unforeseen incidents beyond their control.

Congress cancellation policies shall apply in all cases. A participant's registration entails acceptance of the cancellation policies. It is recommended that participants obtain travel, health, accident and cancellation insurance before they depart from their countries.

The FNSF – Fédération Nationale des Sourds de France and MCI as organisers will accept no liability for personal injuries sustained by, or for loss or damage to property belonging to Congress participants and accompanying persons either during or as a result of the Congress or events.

 


ANY QUESTIONS ?

please contact :

Email : registration@paris-wfd2019.org

tel : +33 (0)1 70 39 35 56

or use the chatbox

INFORMATION TO WFD MEMBERS

 

WFD MEMBERS benefit from reduced rates! 

More information can be found on www. wfdeaf.org - Contact: memberships@wfd.fi

 

Delegates from approved DEVELOPING COUNTRIES benefit from reduced rates

Click here to download the list of Approved Developing Countries for WFD Congress Registration Fees

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