Registration for SPIN 2016 should be done via the ETAPS online registration form. Once you have filled in your personal information, tick the box titled "ETAPS main conference registration". This opens a submenu, which can be closed again by selecting the crossed option. Regarding SPIN 2016, four options are relevant:

  • Combined Full Regular ETAPS & SPIN registration: If you plan to attend both SPIN and the main conferences of ETAPS, this option provides a discount for the combination.
  • Combined Full Student ETAPS & SPIN registration: The above option, with an additional discount for students.
  • Regular SPIN registration: Regular registration for SPIN only.
  • Student SPIN registration: Student registration for SPIN only.

Registration deadlines

All deadlines are in local time (GMT+1).

  • Early registration from 18 December 2015 to 1 March 2016.
  • Late registration from 2 March 2016 to 31 March 2016.
  • On-site registration from 2 April 2016 to 8 April 2016.

Fees and rates

ETAPS conference fees   Early     Late     On-site   
Combined Full Regular ETAPS & SPIN € 700 € 840 € 980
Combined Full Student ETAPS & SPIN € 610 € 750 € 890
Regular SPIN registration € 275 € 325 € 375
Student SPIN registration € 225 € 275 € 325

For a student registration, a document of the registrant's student status (student card, letter of enrollment in a graduate school, etc.) is to be produced during the registration process.

If the payment is not successful or an invalid discount has been applied, the registration will not be valid until full payment has been received.

The SPIN symposium fees include:

  • ETAPS/SPIN 2016 participant kit
  • USB-stick holding the LNCS proceedings of SPIN and the ETAPS main conferences
  • Access to the sessions of SPIN and the Unifying Invited ETAPS talk on Thursday morning
  • Lunches on Thursday and Friday
  • Two coffee/tea breaks per day on Thursday and Friday
  • Social event & dinner on Thursday

Extra tickets

Additional tickets for the SPIN symposium social event & dinner on Thursday cost € 80.
The possibility for on-site purchase of extra tickets depends on availability.


Payment can be done at the end of the registration process using bank transfer, IDEAL or credit card. Please note, for a credit card payment approximately 5% charge is incurred to the ETAPS 2016 local organization.

Cancellation policies

For cancellations made before the early registration date of March 1, 2016 a refund will be made taking a fee of € 50 into account, to cover administration and banking costs. After March 1, 2016 no refund will be made; the registration can be changed to carry another name, if desired. All refund requests must be made via email to

Visa information

For information related to Visa requirements to enter the Netherlands please consult the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service.

If you need an invitation letter to apply for a Visa, such can be provided to attendees who are author or co-author of a paper accepted by one of the main ETAPS conferences, SPIN, or satellite events. Please send your request by e-mail to and provide

  • your full name as it appears on your passport
  • your nationality
  • your affiliation
  • title of your paper and conference or satellite event for which the paper is accepted.

You need to register for the ETAPS main conferences, SPIN, and/or satellite events before your request for an invitation letter can be processed. No invitation letter will be issued until your registration has been completed, processed and paid in full, and the eligibility of your request can be assessed.  Please note that ETAPS 2016 organisation will not refund attendees due to visa issues after the early registration deadline (see above).

Student Scholarships

 A limited number of student scholarships, in particular for students who are co-author of a paper of one of the main ETAPS conferences, is made available by the ETAPS association. See the webpage on ETAPS 2016 Student Scholarships.