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You can now register here. Please use our online form to do so.

If you have not yet registered, please use "new registration". If you have already created a profile and received your access data, please use the field "Registered Participant“.

Registration Fees

 Early Bird Registration until June 30, 2020Late Registration from July 1, 2020Dayticket Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
Full Ticket790 EUR890 EUR350 EUR
IWI Member690 EUR790 EUR300 EUR
Student350 EUR450 EUR190 EUR
Regional Supporters350 EUR

450 EUR

Conference Dinner (23.09.2020)90 EUR90 EUR/

*If you have registered before the deadline, the price is secure and you still have 14 days to pay. For example: Register on the 29th of June and pay the early bird price until 13th of July.

Your registration from A–Z

Accompanying Person

During your registration as a WCC delegate, you can also register accompanying person(s) at the same time. Please use the online registration form.

Bus shuttle

There won’t be any bus shuttle services for delegates. As Leipzig is very compressed, it is very easy to get from the airport as well as from the train station to the venue or the hotels. Please have a look at "Arrival".

Call of content

You can submit your abstract here. Independent of the decision of the reviewing committee, you can register to the World Canals Conference. If your abstract will not be accepted and if you will not attend the conference in this case, we will cancel your registration and refund the payment.

Day ticket

If you wish to attend on one day only, you can book a day ticket (max. 2 day tickets). Please note, that you can attend the excursions only on that day.


Please note that excursions are still in the planning stage. In the meantime, you can already register to the conference. You will receive further information about the excursions as soon as they are available to book. There is no separate fee.


The conference fee includes:

  • Participation in the scientific program

  • Name tag and main program

  • Entry to the industrial exhibition

  • Food and beverages during the conference

  • Get-together


During the hotel booking process, we will ask you for your credit card details. Those details will only be used as a guarantee; your credit card will not be charged. Please note that you have to pay your hotel booking at the hotel during check-in/check-out.


We can offer you a variety of different hotels that are all close to the conference venue. Please find an overview here. The hotel can be booked via the online registration form. Please note that you have to pay your hotel booking at the hotel during check-in/check-out.

Invitation letter

If you need an invitation letter, please send an email with the copy of your passport to Please note that we will not contact embassies, etc.


The conference take place at the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo.
Address: Pfaffendorfer Strasse 31, 04105 Leipzog


If you want to change your bookings, please re-enter your details into the system. You have received your login data with your registration.


There is a special registration fee for IWI Members. Once you have finished your registration, we will check your member status. Should we not find you in the database, we will contact you.

Name badge

All registered delegates can pick-up their name badge at the registration counter at the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo during the official registration opening hours. Please note, that only delegates, wearing a name badge, will get entrance to the conference.

Opening Hours

The registration counter opening hours will be published asap.

Pre- and Post tours

Please note that pre- (Sep 18—19, 2020) and post tours (Sep 25—26, 2020) are still in the planning stage. You will receive further information about the excursions as soon as they are available to book.


If you have questions regarding the registration, please contact:

Katja Schmidt
Phone: 0049 341 30 88 84 82

Regional supporters

There is a special rate for regional supporters. If you register as a regional supporter, please enter your region in the online registration form.


If you would like to register as a student, please note that a proof is required. Please send a copy of your student ID or a copy of your enrollment via email to

Terms and conditions

In order to finish your registration, you have to accept the terms and conditions.


All bookings include 19% VAT.


World Canals Conference is an international platform for topics related to inland waterways. This event is organised under the patronage of “Inland Waterways International”, an organisation, which stands up for the protection, development and sustainable management of inland waterways. Every year the WCC brings together hundreds of experts, scientists, policy-makers, public administration representatives, associations, companies as well as water sports enthusiasts and water tourists from all over the world. We are look forward to welcoming you in Leipzig.


If you stay in Leipzig, we recommend to visit the Zoo Leipzig. With over 4.250 different species in six theme worlds, the Zoo Leipzig is one of the biggest in Europe. For more information click here.

Do you have any questions?

Katja Schmidt

Participants Handling

Phone: 0049 341 30 88 84 82