Practical Information

We trust that the following information (in alphabetical order) will assist you in organizing your registration and stay in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.



Meeting Venue 

SteigenbergeSteigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam 2018 (002)r Hotel Amsterdam
Stationsplein ZW 951
1117 CE Schiphol-Oost/Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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Abstract submission
Abstract submission is possible until 4 may 2018.

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Accommodation 
Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. As most participants will also attend the AIDS 2018 conference, we advise to extend the hotel reservation made for that event.

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Badges 
All participants are requested to wear the badge at all times during the conference to ensure admission to the meeting.

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Certificate of Attendance 
A certificate of attendance can be requested at the registration desk at the end of the congress. 

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Climate 
In Amsterdam the summer starts in June and the average temperature will be 20°C in July.

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Conference Materials 
Conference materials can be obtained upon registration at the registration desk at the Conference Venue.

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Conference Language 
The official conference language will be English.

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Disclaimer 
This workshop is intended for educational purposes only and aims to offer participants the opportunity to share information. The Organizing Secretariat of this workshop, Virology Education, cannot accept any liability for the scientific content of the sessions or for any claims which may result from the use of information or publications from this workshop. Virology Education disclaims all liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by individuals attending the workshop.

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Electrical power 
In the Netherlands the power sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. Visitors using foreign appliances with incompatible plugs or electrical needs must bring an adaptor and/or a voltage converter.

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Letters of invitation 
An official letter of invitation, designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be requested with the organization secretariat. This letter does not represent a commitment on the part of the organization to provide any financial assistance. The organizing secretariat is unable to provide more extensive invitation letters.

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Liability and Insurance 
By registering for the conference participants agree that the organizers do not accept responsibility for medical-, travel- or personal insurance. Participants are advised to take out their own insurance policies.

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Organizing Secretariat 

Virology Education 
Biltstraat 106 
3572 BJ Utrecht 
The Netherlands 
phone +31 30 230 7140 
email: info@virology-education.com

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Payment and procedure of on-line registration 
Your registration will be processed after receipt of payment. Payment can be processed either online or by fax authorization. The registration fee, valid on the day of receipt of registration, will be applied, provided that payment is processed immediately. If your payment has not been received within 2 weeks after the on-line registration your registration will be cancelled without further notice.

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Photographs, audio and video recording 
Photographs as well as audio and video recordings are not permitted at the official meeting sessions. Only the official medical writer, appointed by the organization, may make recordings. All presentations that we were granted permission for, will be posted on the workshop website (under Workshop Materials) as soon as possible after the workshop is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.

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Related meetings & events 
For the organisation of meetings and events with topics related to this workshop we kindly request you to contact the secretariat.

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Social events
On 20 July a workshop dinner will take place in one of the local restaurants. Pre-registration is necessary. Price is 75 Euro. On-site registration for the dinner is not possible.

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Sponsors
Our programs are being made possible by the financial support of the pharmaceutical industry. Interested parties are kindly requested to contact Mrs Alice Posthumus-Plantinga at alice.posthumus-plantinga@vironet.com.

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