ESTD Conference Berne, Switzerland: November (8) 9 - 11, 2017

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Special offers for 50 permanent residents in Eastern Europe & Eurasia

(for other countries: check here)

For specialists who reside in Eastern Europe/Eurasia, ESTD (in collaboration with special donors) is offering special registration fees for a total of 50 participants. Specialists from these countries temporarily resident elsewhere, and scholars from elsewhere temporarily resident in the region, are not eligible for this offer.

Qualifying countries (based on European Commission, Eurostat, Luxembourg):   

  • Albania 
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Georgia
  • Hungary
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Macedonia
  • Moldavia
  • Montenegro
  •  Poland
  •  Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan

Who may apply?

The reduced registration fees are offered to

  • Specialists in therapy, who are members of the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation (ESTD) and who work with patients with severe posttraumatic or dissociative disorders, and who are not able to pay the full conference fee.
  • Specialists in police, justice and prevention who regularly work with traumatized people, and who are not able to pay the full conference fee.




Normal Registration Program

Normal Registration for Eastern Europe/Eurasia:


Sponsored Registration Program

Sponsored Registration for Eastern Europe/Eurasia: 

What is this?

Special rates for max. 50 conference participants from Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

On a first-come-first-serve basis.

Registration within a few days.

Even cheaper rates for some of these 50 conference participants from Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

Offer thanks to sponsors in Switzerland.

Number of offers depends on sponsorship offers.

Registration only when we have received sponsorship confirmation. This may take several weeks or months.


Preconference Workshop:



CHF 180.-
(€ 170.-)



CHF 60.-
(€ 57.-)


Registration until
Sept. 10, 2017
Only members of ESTD (1):




CHF 360.-


(€ 340.-)






CHF 150.- 


(€ 142.-)





Conference after
Sept. 10, 2017
Only members ESTD (1):



 CHF 400.- 


(€ 377.-)





Not applicable



Conference dinner:



CHF 70.-

(€ 70.-)




 CHF 30.- 


(€ 29.-)




Not included:

Travel expenses
Accomodation in Bern

Travel expenses
Accomodation in Bern

How to apply:

You can register:

Your application will be checked. Upon acceptance, you will be sent a special link to register within 2 weeks.

You can register:

Your application will be checked. Upon acceptance, we wil look for a sponsor for you.

As soon as we have found a sponsor for you, we wil inform you and send you a special link to register within 2 weeks.

Please note: the number of sponsored registration programs is limited! We cannot guarantee registration to the conference with the sponsored registration.    

You will be notified of your acceptance by September 11, 2017.

(1)    Exceptions: specialists from police, justice and prevention need not be ESTD members to receive the reduced rate


Number of participants

Due to financial restrictions, the reduced registration rates can only be offered to 50 participants.

Currently we do not know how many sponsored registrations we will be able to offer, as this will depend upon the number of donations we will receive. It may take some time for us to respond to your request for a sponsored registration, depending on the replies we get from people and institutions who we are contacting with sponsoring requests. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Normal registrations for Eastern Europe/Eurasia and sponsored registrations are accepted on a “first come, first serve” basis. Applications for sponsored registrations will only be possible until September 10, 2017, to give us enough time to check with potential sponsors.



In order to receive the reduced registration fee (even if you do not apply for the sponsored registration fees), you must complete and return the special registration form (available in two formats: MS Word Doc and PDF).

If you do not wish to apply for reduced rates, you can register through the website.

If you wish to apply, please send your application to eec@estd2017.org. With your application, please send us links to your workplace or the work you do.

Please note: Do not register to the conference via the website (www.estd2017.org) if you wish to apply for a reduced registration rate. When your application is accepted, you will be given a special link to register online. Upon receiving the link, you will have one week to register to the conference, so we are sure that you will participate in the conference.


Travel and accommodation

Travel, accommodation and meal expenses outside the conference are excluded from this offer and result in additional expenses.

For relatively low priced accommodation in Bern, we suggest the following websites:

Please note that the Youth Hostel in Bern is currently under construction and will not be open during the ESTD conference.

Visa Application

If your application has been accepted, you can request an acceptance letter that can be used for visa application.

To find out whether you need a visa to travel to Switzerland, the following website may be helpful: https://www.swiss-visa.ch/register/i210_select_country_view.action 


Please contact Ronja at eec-info@estd2017.org if you have any questions.


Application for reduced rates to the ESTD 2017 conference


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