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Update 14 February 2022


Registration is open. Abstracts deadline has been extended to 28 February 2022

Registration fees


5 reasons to register to the SFTCG Congress


Be exposed to the entire breadth of the gene therapy research field. Learning about the advances and breakthroughs in other focuses of study can translate to new approaches for your own lab’s work that you may not think to explore without this exposure. SFTCG is the best place to gain a broad perspective on the field.


Bring information and training back to the lab. Findings presented at the conference can be shared with other lab and team members to extend the benefits of attending to your entire research group.


Learn about the newest data and tools from the poster sessions and the exhibition. Labs save time and money by improving their research methods. New tools and technologies are unveiled to attendees of SFTCG meeting.


Investigate potential opportunities for collaborations or develop relationships with other organisations on behalf of your research team. SFTCG provides ample opportunity to meet with attendees with similar interests.


Present your work to an audience. Attendees who present at SFTCG’s meeting receive excellent exposure for their work and their lab.


Registration guidelines

Abstract submissions

Abstracts can be submitted once your congress registration is complete; you will be able to submit your abstract as part of the congress registration process. Delegates must be registered for the congress prior to submitting an abstract. Registrations must be paid for based on the general payment guidelines for all registrations; however those submitting abstracts can avail of a full refund should their abstract not be selected for oral or poster presentations and the delegate no longer wish to attend the congress.

Please refer to the ‘abstract submission guidelines’ should you wish to submit an abstract.

Payment guidelines

Payment by credit and debit card is preferred; our payment services are handled by PayPal. Please note that you do NOT need to have an account with PayPal in order to use this service.

Payments by bank transfer must be received within 2 weeks of your invoice date.



We will refund as follows:

  • for cancellations received by January 30: 50% refund

  • for cancellations received after this date: NO REFUND

Refund / cancellation requests must be sent in writing to Where possible refunds will be processed within 3 weeks of receipt; however based on timing and congress workload, refunds may not be processed until after the congress.

If you are cancelling due to COVID-19, see our Health and Safety page for further information.


Invoices are available through your profile on the SFTCG website. PLEASE NOTE that no separate invoices will be created/ sent by the congress office.

All financial questions and queries can be directed to

Terms & Conditions

Read our full meeting registration terms and conditions.


Health and Safety Information

Please read our full health and safety guidelines and terms and conditions webpage aténements/Congrès-actuel/Health-and-Safety.aspx before registering and attending the SFTCG Meeting.*

  1. You must provide a Health Pass (Pass sanitaire) on entry to the Meeting venue. More information about the Health Pass.

  2. If you have been vaccinated in another country, you must check that your vaccination certificate is accepted in France, or if you have to apply for COVID certificate. More information.

  3. If you a traveling to France from abroad, you must check travel and entry requirements before booking. More information.

  4. Face masks must be worn in the Meeting venue and good hygiene and COVID prevention methods followed. 

  5. Do not attend the event if you have any COVID symptoms.



* Some of the SFTCG website content links to, or is derived from, third-party websites; SFTCG cannot be held responsible for incorrect content on these sites.


SFTCG Elections

Eight positions available on the SFTCG Board

SFTCG is led by the Board, consisting of 12 scientists who work in the field of gene and cell therapy in France or a neighbouring French-speaking country. The SFTCG Board plays an integral part in shaping the Society and the field of gene and cell therapy. There are 8 Board positions to be filled from March 2022 to March 2026.

If you are an active SFTCG academic member, interested in growing the society and increasing our influence on the French research arena, you are encouraged to nominate yourself or another SFTCG member to join the Board.

Nominations consisting of a CV and either a letter of intent or a supporting letter outlining the candidate's motivation and qualities need to be submitted to the SFTCG office ( in writing by 28 February 2022. The election will be conducted by an online vote in which only active SFTCG members from academia are eligible to take part. 

All members will receive an email with voting instructions before the elections go live. Since only those with active (paid) membership for 2022 are eligible to vote, please check your membership status by logging into your account on our website.


For any questions, please contact us at

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