Registration Process for DESIGN 2024

Registration opens on January 31st 2024. To register, please log in to the DESIGN 2024 ConfTool (the link is provided at the bottom of this page). If you do not have an account, you will need to create one first. Once logged in, follow the link labeled “Register as Participant”. Details regarding the terms, fees, VAT and other important information are provided below.

Upon receiving your registration, we will send you a confirmation email. This email will include a link to download your proforma invoice, along with detailed instructions for making the payment. Please note that all registration fees include VAT, and these fees vary depending on the payment reception period. Payments made after the deadline for the selected period will be subject to the fees of the subsequent period, and the difference will be invoiced accordingly.

Payment Methods

Payments can be made via credit card (MasterCard, Visa) or bank transfer. As of 1 January 2023, Croatia, the 20th member of the euro area, adopted the EURO as official currency.

Conference fees

Registration for DESIGN 2024 encompasses a comprehensive package of benefits, ensuring a valuable and enriching experience:

  • Full Access to Scientific Content: Gain entry to a wide range of scientific sessions and interactive workshops, keynote presentations and design debate offering deep dives into the latest advancements in research and practice.
  • Research and Insights: Open access for extensive collection of published papers, providing cutting-edge knowledge and insights.
  • Valuable Conference Materials: A hard copy of the Book of Abstracts, a key resource encapsulating the essence of the conference's knowledge, together with other conference materials.
  • Daily Conference Lunches and Coffee Breaks: Benefit from catered networking opportunities that are integrated into the four-day program, facilitating peer interaction in a relaxed setting.
  • Exclusive Social Events: The conference's vibrant social dimension with events such as a welcome cocktail, a gala dinner, and a farewell party, all hosted across a variety of unique amenities offered by Hotel Croatia Cavtat.

This package provides maximum value, combining professional development with meaningful networking and social opportunities.

All registration fees include VAT.

Registrations before March 1th, 2024 Registrations after March 1th, 2024
Regular fee - attendees from Academic Institutions and Industry 985,00 € 1085,00 €
Reduced fee – members of the Design Society or HDESK* 885,00 € 985,00 €
Reduced fee - PhD students 835,00 € 885,00 €
Retired fee - Design Society retired members* 835,00 € 885,00 €
Accompany person** 235,00 € 235,00 €

*members with paid DS membership fee for the year 2023/24
** accompany person fee enables access to the full social program: a welcome cocktail, conference gala dinner, and farewell party, all hosted across a variety of unique amenities offered by Hotel Croatia Cavtat.

VAT and Invoice Information

Per Article 53 of Directive 2006/112/EC, the registration fee is subject to VAT applicable in the country where the event is held. This applies to in-person participation, even for taxable persons. In Croatia, a 25% VAT charge is added to registration fees where applicable. This rate is subject to change based on Croatian tax regulations.

It's essential to ensure the accuracy of your invoice address before completing registration, as no changes can be made once invoices are issued. For EU companies/institutions, to comply with VAT directives and avoid complications, your VAT number must be officially recognized by the EU Taxation and Customs Union office. If your company/institution is not VAT registered or the VAT number is not recognized by VIES, the VAT amount will be added to your invoice and is non-refundable. The organizer cannot be held responsible for VAT refund issues or non-provided VAT numbers.

Paper Registration

Please include your paper number during registration. Each paper accepted for publication in the proceedings must have at least one co-author registered as a participant. A participant may register up to two papers.

Organizer Information

The professional congress organizer,, will manage the registration for DESIGN 2024 participants.

DESIGN 2024 Conference Terms and Conditions apply to all registrations.

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