Welcome to the VB Extranet!

This site forms the interactive part of VB's web presence — on this site you can purchase tickets for the VB conference, register your details as a job seeker, post a job vacancy, participate in conference surveys, submit an abstract for the VB conference (when a call for papers is active) and more.



Registration for VB2017

In order to purchase tickets for VB2017, you will first need to register on the VB extranet (or sign in using the link in the top right-hand corner of this page if you are already registered here).

Once you have registered/logged in, you can then use the Tickets -> Buy tickets link that will be displayed at the top of the page.


Registration costs

Registration costs for VB2017 are as follows (prices in US dollars):

A discounted rate of $947.50 (+VAT*) is available for bona fide educational institutions and charities, and a discounted rate is available for students in full-time education. Please contact us for details.

*In order to comply with Spanish VAT laws we are obliged to charge 21% VAT on all conference tickets (with the exception of tickets purchased by Spanish companies providing their Spanish VAT number during the billing process). Under the EU 8th Directive VAT system, EU companies can submit Spanish VAT recovery applications through online portals operated by their own national tax authority. Where there is a tax reciprocity agreement under the 13th VAT Directive between Spain and their home territory, non-EU companies may also be able to reclaim the Spanish VAT charged.

The conference registration fee includes:

(The terms and conditions for conference registration can be found here.)

Click here for full details of the conference programme, including abstracts for each of the papers.

Once registered, we recommend that you book your hotel accommodation without delay. Bookings can be made at the VB2017 delegate rate of €145/night* via this link: Book Hotel for VB2017


(* Please note that availability of the VB2017 delegate rate cannot be guaranteed after 1 Sept 2017 - if there is no longer any availability via the VB conference link, we suggest you try the main Novotel website via this link.)

Please note that there are two Novotel hotels in Madrid, the conference venue is the Novotel Madrid Center located at Calle de O'Donnell, 53, 28009 Madrid, Spain.

If you have any problems with the registration process or any other queries, please email conference@virusbulletin.com.