Before you register

The DOHaD 2017 congress starts with 4 different 1-day-pre-congress workshops on October 15th. The number of participants per workshop is limited, so please make sure you register as soon as possible.

Have a look if you can apply for a reduced registration fee.

DOHaD Society member
If you are a DOHaD Society member, make sure you have the unique DOHaD registration code (or email Jane Pearce if lost ( Are you not a DOHaD member yet, have a look at the advantages of the DOHaD membership at

Developing country
If you are from a developing country category A or category B, please upload your passport at the registration site.

If you are a student/trainee please upload your proof of student  (.jpg or .pdf) at the registration site.


Do you want to only participate in the Sunday workshops and not visit the Congress? Click here for registration.

Do you have questions? Check our Frequently asked questions, or contact us at for questions obout registration and abstract submission and for other questions.




Registration and payments

DOHaD 2017 Congress secretariat
Erasmus MC -Congresbureau
Renée Schrijver
T: +31 10 704 38 79


DOHaD 2017 registration fees

The deadline for early bird registration has passed. Regular fees apply.

 Prices include 21% VAT, congress materials and lunches and coffee/tea breaks during the congress.
 * DOHaD membership number to be completed together with your registration
** Student /Trainee registration: together with your registration upload a statement from your institute that proves your trainee/student status.
*** Developing country registration: together with your registration upload in a copy of your passport. 


Payment policy

Payment of your registration fee will be possible via:

  • Credit card (Visa or Mastercard)
  • Ideal (Dutch participants only)

Erasmus MC- Congresbureau handles the registration fee payments regarding the 10th World Congress on Development Origins of Health and Disease.

After registration and payment of the registration fee you will receive a letter of confirmation with a proof of payment (pdf by e-mail) for your administration.

As a participant of the congress, you carry full responsibility for the payment of your registration fee, also if your employer will pay the fee. Should you be unable to attend the congress, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. In this case the original participant should provide an e-mail message with the cancellation, mentioning the name of the substitute delegate, before September 15, 2017 to the congress secretariat (


Registration Cancellation & Refund Policy 

Cancellation requests must be e-mailed to the DOHaD 2017 Congress secretariat. For cancellations on or before August 15, 2017, 50% of the registration fee will be reimbursed. No refunds are issued for cancellations received after August 15, 2017.


Travel and visa

All participants must have a valid passport in order to enter The Netherlands. Citizens of some countries may need to obtain a visa before arrival. For further information please contact the nearest Dutch Embassy or Consulate to check visa regulations. Delegates must, of course, meet the normal requirements, i.e. they must possess valid travel documents and sufficient means of support. Delegates requiring a visa for entry to The Netherlands are strongly advised to make their application in their home countries at least three months before the intended date of travel. Visa application procedures are easier when the acknowledgement of registration is included.

Document for visa application

Participants from some countries outside Europe will require a visa. Upon request the DOHaD 2017 Congress secretariat will send a confirmation of registration (by e-mail in a PFD-file) after receipt of the full payment of the registration fee. This invitation implies no obligation, financial or otherwise, by the 10th World Congress Organizing committee nor the congress secretariat. Please send your request to:


DOHaD membership advantages

  • Subscription to the Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (JDOHAD)
  • Regular newsletter highlighting hot topics and current research initiatives across the field
  • Details of workshops, meetings and conferences
  • Eligibility to apply for financial support for workshops, meetings and conferences
  • Preferential registration rates at World Congresses
  • Opportunity to join an international scientific network which promotes an interdisciplinary and  integrative approach to research
  • A password-protected section of the website, giving members’ key publications, contact details, and a discussion forum.

For membership applications click here