The Registration Desk, situated at Camino Real Polanco Mexico City, will operate as follows:

Wednesday, March 7
08:00 - 19:30
Thursday, March 8
07:00 - 18:30
Friday, March 9
08:00 - 18:30
Saturday, March 10
07:00 - 13:30

Registration Fees (In USD) - Fees apply to payments received prior to the indicated deadlines.

Members are required to specify their membership number on the registration form.

Registration Category

Early rate

Up to and including December 19, 2017

Regular rate

From December 20, 2017 to February 21, 2018

Onsite rate

From February 22, 2018

ISBD Member A3 (High Income)*$830$930
ISBD Member A1+A2 (Low-Middle Income)*$590$640$690
Non Member A3 (High Income)*$930$1,030$1,130
Non Member A1+A2 (Low-Middle Income)*$690$740$790
Residents, Specialists Trainees**$195
Psychiatric Nurses, Psychiatric Social Workers**
Industry Participant
Advocacy and Non-Healthcare Professionals ***

*To determine which fee type to select, please visit this page

A3 - High income & Upper-middle-income countries
A1 + A2 - Low-income & Low-middle-income countries

** Applicants for this category - to benefit from the special fee, a submission of your status confirmation (approval letter signed by the Head of Department or copy of your status ID) must be uploaded during the online registration.  

*** Patient, caregiver, supporter, or patient advocate may qualify for a reduced conference registration, to learn more, click here 


ISBD recently sent you an email with your member account number. You can also find your account number by clicking "Manage Your Account" in the Member Zone at You will need to enter this number during registration to receive this year's reduced member rate.

If you are a FORMER ISBD MEMBER but your account is not current…

Before registering for the conference, click here to renew your ISBD membership to take advantage of the reduced rate. Upon renewal, you will automatically receive an email including your member number which will be needed to access the reduced member rate. 


ISBD is providing a 6-month complimentary membership to all new members with conference registration. 

Member benefits include:

  • Online subscription to Bipolar Disorders journal
  • Access to the ISBD Membership Newsletter Blog
  • Access to the Membership Directory
  • Reduced rates for the ISBD annual meeting
  • Voting privileges
  • Ability to nominate award winners
  • Access to the webinar archive
  • Access to the conference slides archive
  • Access to educational and training materials
  • And much more!

If you would like to opt out of the 6-month complimentary membership you will be able to do so during the registration process.  

For any registration questions please contact Kenes, the congress organizer, at: 

For questions regarding your membership status please contact Jill Olds, ISBD Membership Director, at: 


The tickets to the Pre-Conference Courses are in addition to the congress registration fees. 

For professional participants only.

Regular rate
till February 21, 2018

Onsite rate
From February 22, 2018

Teaching Course***$170$220
Teaching Course (Trainees)$90$140


***Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Each course has limited places. Applicable for Conference participants only.

For more detailed information please click here


  • Admission to the scientific sessions
  • Entrance to the exhibition
  • Invitation to the opening ceremony and welcome reception
  • Refreshments during coffee breaks
  • Certificate of attendance


All participants must submit a completed registration form. Payment or proof of payment should accompany the registration. Please make a photocopy of your registration form for your own files.
Registration fees must be paid only in USD and can be paid by the following methods: 

By credit card: MasterCard / Visa / American Express (Diners Club cards may not be used for registration payment) 
your monthly credit card statement will indicate payment made to 'Kenes International Organizers of Congresses'.

By bank transfer: (Additional 30 USD handling fee is required)
Please make drafts payable to: 
Account Name: ISBD 2018 Congress, Mexico City (account holder: Kenes International)
Bank details: Credit Suisse Geneva, 1211 Geneva 70, Switzerland 
Bank Code: 4835, Swift No: CRESCHZZ80A
Account Numb 693980-52-993
IBAN: CH33 0483 5069 3980 5299 3           


Bank charges might be charged by your bank and are the responsibility of the payer. Please check with your bank beforehand whether payments to so-called SEPA-countries are without additional charges.

If applicable, these should be paid in addition to the registration fees. 

Please remember to specify the name of the conference and the participant on the bank transfer document.
If payment is made by a company or for more than one person, please make sure all names are indicated. The completed registration form together with the relevant payment must be received before the registration deadlines, in order to benefit from the reduced registration fee. Thereafter the registration fees will increase as published.


All cancellations must be electronically mailed. Note, in case of cancellation at any stage, bank transfer handling fee (30 USD) will not be refunded - applicable to Bank Transfer payments only.

Refund of the registration fee will be as follows:

  • Cancellations received up and including December 19, 2017 : full refund
  • Cancellations received from December 20, 2017 until February 21, 2018 : 50% will be refunded
  • After February 22, 2018: no refund will be made 


Group Registration procedure will be valid for 10 participants and more. 
To register your group, please contact:  


 Rue François-Versonnex 7

1207 Geneva, Switzerland

Tel: +41 315 280 432 ext. 74
Fax: +41 22 906 9140


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