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INTEGRAPE 2020: Multi-omics data integration for genotype-phenotype association

The Second Annual Meeting of COST Action CA17111

The Second Annual Meeting was well attended despite the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Approximately 90 people registered to participate from 25 countries.

The Second Annual Meeting of COST Action CA17111

The scientific part of the meeting was held from March 3 to 5, 2020 with an evening welcome reception on March 2, at the Conference Centre of Hotel Slon https://www.hotelslon.com/en-gb in Ljubljana https://www.ljubljana.si/en/about-ljubljana/, Slovenia.

Important dates

Abstract submission deadline EXTENDED:
7 February 2020
Registration deadline:
25 February 2020
Lunch and networking dinner application:
25 February 2020
Hotel accommodation booking:
7 February 2020


Hotel Slon
Slovenska cesta 34
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia


Registration is required for all meeting participants and accompanying persons. For group bookings, please request further instructions from the registration office:

Tel.:+386 1 2417 136, + 386 1 2417 125
Fax:+386 1 2417 296

How to register

Please create a new user account and continue the online procedure with your e-mail address and password. Upon submitting the registration form, participants will receive an automatically generated summary to their e-mail address.
If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it via the forgotten password link at the log-in page. A new password will be sent to your e-mail account (please also check your spam folder).
Alternatively, you could create a new user account and follow the provided instructions.

Registration fees

MC full member feefree of charge
Registration fee50 EUR
Accompanying person’s fee15 EUR

The registration fee includes:

  • Participation in the scientific programme
  • Printed programme
  • Admission to welcome reception
  • Refreshments during breaks

The registration fee for accompanying persons includes:

  • Admission to welcome reception


By bank transfer:

Slovenska cesta 35, Ljubljana
IBAN:SI56 0110 0600 0022 527
Beneficiary:CANKARJEV DOM, Cultural and Congress Centre
Prešernova cesta 10, SI-1000, Ljubljana
Account number:SI56 0110 0600 0022 527
By credit cards:Diners, Visa, Mastercard

For participants from Slovenia, payment in euros should be made:

By bank transfer:Account number: Sl56 0110 0600 0022 527
By credit cards:Diners, Visa, Mastercard

Please note:

Payments should clearly state the participant’s and/or accompanying person’s name(s)
All payments should have the notification “COST INTEGRAPE 2020“.
For summary payment orders, please enclose a list of names.
Payment or proof of payment should accompany the registration form.
VAT (22%) is included in the registration fee.

Confirmation of registration
Your registration and all payments will be confirmed in writing upon receipt of your registration form and payment or proof of payment.

Cancellations and refunds
All cancellations of meeting registration, which must include your full bank account details, should be sent in writing to registration@cd-cc.si. Cancellations received no later than 1 February 2020 will be refunded in full except for the administrative fee of EUR 10. Refunds will be paid after the meeting. Cancellation received on or after 2 February 2020 will not be refunded.

Changes in registration
The Congress Secretariat should be notified in writing of any name and invoice changes. A handling fee of EUR 10 will be charged.

Conference identification badge
A meeting identification badge will be included in the meeting materials provided upon registration. Please be advised that you will not gain admittance to the scientific sessions or welcome reception of you fail to present a meeting badge. Tickets to lunches and networking dinner will be collected at the entrance.

Attendance certificate
A certificate of attendance will be issued to all registered participants.

Hotel Accommodation

Hotel accommodation in the Hotel Slon can be booked by completing the on-line form by credit card only: the number of your credit card is required as a guarantee and will not be charged unless agreed so.

Reservation URL: https://reservations.travelclick.com/102655?userType=GRP

Accommodation is payable directly to the hotel Slon upon check-out.

Event name:COST Integrape 2020
Event date:3–5 March, 2020, welcome reception on 2 March
Event location:Hotel Slon, Ljubljana
Event reference code:Costintegrape
Special price guarantee:31 January 2020;
17 February 2020, if comfort rooms are still available
Booking on or after 17 February regular price

Prices per night

Comfort rooms are available at special agreed rates:

Comfort room single use     105 EUR
Comfort room double use120 EUR

The prices include:

  • Bed and buffet breakfast
  • High speed Wi-Fi access
  • Use of the hotel’s Spa & Fitness equipped with Technogym fitness open 24 hours,
  • Relaxing sauna centre with Finnish & Turkish sauna,
  • VAT

Obligatory surcharge
Tourist tax: EUR 3.13 per person per night

Optional services for hotel guests

Parking in the nearby garage at EUR 20 per day. Preliminary reservation required.

Reservation of shuttle transfer (Ljubljana Airport / hotel and vice-versa) can be done together with room booking and the payment made at reception desk. Extra charge of EUR 9 per person in one direction.
Taxi transfer, Ljubljana airport-hotel or vice-versa: 30 EUR in one direction

Room description:

Comfort room:
Shower or bathtub, air conditioning, bed size 180×200 cm or 2 twins of 100×200 cm, 250 thread count crispy cotton bedlinen, very soft and very hard hypoallergenic pillows, an extensive pillow menu, satellite LCD TV, direct telephone, mini bar, safe, bathrobe and cotton slippers, kettle with tea and coffee, free Wi-Fi, room size 23-27 m²


Social Events

Coffee breaks
During session breaks, refreshments will be served free of charge to participants wearing meeting badges.

Monday, March 2nd

Welcome reception

Venue: Hotel Slon, Club 2+3 Hall
Time: 19.00–21.00
Included in the registration fee

Tuesday, March 3rd

Informal networking

Venue: Union Pub
Address: Celovška 22, Ljubljana
Time: 19.00
No transportation organised, own expense
The venue is within walking distance (15 minutes’ walk from Hotel Slon) or, alternatively, a taxi can be booked (to be ordered from the Hotel Slon reception desk).
Google maps link

Wednesday, March 4th

Networking dinner

Exclusive Wine Experience

Local wine & food experience
Venue: Strelec Wine Bar, Ljubljana Castle
Time: 19.00–22.30
Price: EUR 40.00

No transportation organised.
The venue is within walking distance (20 minutes’ walk from Hotel Slon). Alternatively, you can take a taxi (to be ordered from the Hotel Slon reception desk) or the Ljubljana Castle Hill funicular located within 10-minute walking distance from Hotel Slon. The funicular ride takes 30 seconds. Price: EUR 2.20 single ride.
Please be advised: the funicular only operates until 20.00. After dinner descent from the Castle Hill is possible on foot or by taxi (to be booked from the Strelec Wine Bar – venue of the networking dinner.
Google maps link


Participants are welcome to submit a poster abstract. The scientific committee will select some of the submitted poster abstracts for short talks during conference sessions. Deadline for abstract submission: 7 February 2020

Abstract template: Abstracts

Abstracts should be sent to: integrape2020@nib.si

Instructions for the presenters: Instructions

Book of Abstracts: Abstracts


Scientific programme information
National institute of Biology
prof. Marina Dermastia
E-mail: marina.dermastia@nib.si

Meeting secretariat information
CANKARJEV DOM, Cultural and Congress Centre
Prešernova 10, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone: +386 1 24 17 139
E-mail: mateja.peric@cd-cc.si

Registration office
CANKARJEV DOM, Cultural and Congress Centre
Prešernova 10, SI-1000 Ljubljana
Phone: +386 1 24 17 136
E-mail: registration@cd-cc.si


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