Giant Jamboree/Register


The Jamboree attendance fee for the iGEM 2016 Giant Jamboree is $695 per team attendee during regular registration (including students, instructors, and advisors).

  • All iGEM teams who wish to present at the Giant Jamboree must register by the regular registration deadline.
  • Guests are welcome to register up until the late registration deadline.
  • Onsite registration will be available at the late registration price on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • All Jamboree attendees must register and wear their badge at all times. Only confirmed registrants will receive badges.

Online registration for the iGEM 2016 Giant Jamboree is now closed.

You may still REGISTER ONSITE at the Hynes Convention Center during the hours below:

    Thursday: 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Friday: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Sunday : 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Monday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

If you have any questions about your existing registration, please contact registration AT

We look forward to seeing you at the Jamboree!


Team Attendee
Instructor or Advisor
or Nonprofit
or Corporate
Other Day-Pass
[Single day admission]
Regular Registration $695 $695 $750 $1000 $750 N/A
Late Registration $795 $795 $850 $1100 $850 N/A
On-Site $795 $795 $850 $1100 $850 $250
per day

Registration Deadlines

Regular Registration Deadline: August 31
Late Registration Deadline: October 7

** All iGEM teams must register and pay to attend the Giant Jamboree by the regular registration deadline **
By registering to attend, you secure your team presentation slot and poster slot at the Giant Jamboree. If your team does not register to attend, we will assume that you will not be attending the Giant Jamboree and your team will not receive an assignment.



All team attendees must register for Giant Jamboree, including students and instructors. Payment of Giant Jamboree attendance fees must be received by iGEM Headquarters by the deadline stated above.


General public attendees, including family and friends, are welcome to attend the iGEM Giant Jamboree, on a space available basis. All guests must register and pay the Jamboree attendance fees. Entrance to all Jamboree events is dependent on space availability. Preference is given to iGEM team members, team instructors, team affiliates, followed by general public.


Your Jamboree registration fee includes a team presentation slot, a team poster location, side events, a social event, and the awards ceremony. The registration will also cover some refreshments.

*Note: day-passes do not include admission to social events.


Refunds for cancellations received in writing on or before August 31 will be granted less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after that date. No refunds will be given for portions of the registration not being used. All refunds will be made in US dollars and will be processed in the manner in which the original payment was submitted, with the possible exception of wire payments which, at the organizers' discretion, may be refunded via check. If a refund is made via wire transfer, any bank fees will be deducted from the refund. Credit card refunds will be issued to the card that was used to make the original payment.

iGEM is not responsible for cancellations or the inability of an individual to travel due to weather, threat of terrorism, act of God, and other events beyond iGEM's control.


Individuals attending the Giant Jamboree must register the following registration site:

The following payment methods will be accepted: credit card, check, and wire transfer. All team payments must be received on or before the due date.

Credit Card
MasterCard, Visa, Discover & AMEX
You may submit online credit card payments via the team payment form at one of the following registration sites:
in USD, drawn on a US bank,
made payable to iGEM Foundation
After completing the registration form (link provided above), print your invoice and mail with check payment to:
iGEM Foundation
iGEM 2015/Your Team Name
One Kendall Square
Suite B6104
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

It is recommended that you send your check payment via a traceable delivery method, such as Fedex or DHL, to ensure successful delivery.
Wire Transfer
Please allow enough time for the transfer to arrive by the deadline (3-5 business days)
After your submission of the team payment form (link provided above), see the wire transfer information page for details on how to submit payment via wire transfer.


An invoice will be available upon completion of the iGEM 2016 Giant Jamboree attendance form at the registration websites listed above. To request an invoice at a later date, return to the registration website above, enter the email address previously used to complete the form and click on 'View or Change your Existing Registration' and log in with the email address and password previously used to complete the form. From there you will be able to access a copy of your invoice.


For questions about payments for iGEM 2016 contact:
iGEM Headquarters
registration AT igem DOT org