Practical Info

Accommodation
Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. A list of preferred hotels will be published on the event website soon.

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

Certificate of Attendance
A digital certificate of attendance will be sent to you upon your request by email.

Conference language
The official language of the conference is English (no translation facilities will be provided). 

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

Disclaimer
This conference is intended for educational purposes only and aims to offer participants the opportunity to share information. The Organizing Secretariat of this event, 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 meeting. Virology Education disclaims all liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by individuals attending the conference.

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.

Meeting venue
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center (HKCEC)

Transportation: from Hong Kong International Airport

  • By Bus: route no. A11 or E11 to Wanchai and change to route no. 40M to the HKCEC (Estimated time: 80 mins)
  • By MTR: Airport station to Hong Kong station and switch to Wanchai station (Estimated time: 40 mins)
  • By Taxi (Estimated time: 45 mins)

Organizing Secretariat
Virology Education
Biltstraat 106
3572 BJ Utrecht
the Netherlands
Phone: +31 30 230 7140
Email: info@virology-education.com

Photographs, audio and video recording
Photographs nor well as audio and video recordings are 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 conference website as soon as possible after the workshop is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.

Visiting Hong Kong
Most travel information is available on Discover Hong Kong.

Practical info

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

Abstract submission
Abstract submission is possible until 1 July 2016.

Accommodation
Accommodation is possible in the meeting venue, the Crowne Plaza Barcelona (for the address, please see further under "Meeting venue" header on HOME page), but is not included in the registration fee. Please be advised that guest room reservations are upon room block availability.

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

Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be sent to you after the meeting.

Climate
September is a very pleasant month to visit the city. In September the average temperature is around 25 °C (77 °F) during the day and 15 °C (59 °F) at night.

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

Conference Language
The official conference language will be English.

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.

Electrical Power
Electricity supply is 220 volts throughout Spain with 2 pin wall sockets. Visitors using foreign appliances with incompatible plugs or electrical needs must bring an adaptor and/or a voltage converter.

Internet Access 
Complimentary internet access is available in the guestrooms and meeting room.

Invitation Letters
An official letter of invitation, designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be downladed . 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.

Meeting Venue 

Crowne Plaza Barcelona
Fira Center
Avenida Rius i Taulet 1-3
08004 Barcelona - Spain

Organizing Secretariat 
Virology Education
Biltstraat 106
3572 BJ Utrecht
The Netherlands
phone +31 30 230 7140
fax: +31 30 230 7148
email: info@virology-education.com

Payment and Procedure of Online 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.

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.

Registration Fee, Criteria and Cancellation Conditions
For further information, fees and online registration please go to the registration page of this workshop.

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

Social Events
The workshop dinner will be held on Friday 2 September. Make use of this opportunity to enjoy and network with your international colleagues in a relaxed and informal setting. Participation is possible via online registration. On-site registration for the dinner is upon availability.

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.

Practical info

Accommodation
Accommodation is not included in the registration.

Badges
All participants are kindly requested to wear the badge at all times during the workshop Badges can be picked up at the registration desk.

Certificate of Attendance
Upon request, a certificate of attendance will be sent by email.

Conference Language
The official conference language will be English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

Conference Materials
The conference pack, including program and abstract books, can be obtained upon registration at the registration desk.

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.

Embargo policy
The workshop complies with the embargo policy of IAS.

Invitation letters
An official letter of invitation, designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be downloaded from the website. 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.

Italian Agency for AIFA procedure
Any Italian pharmaceutical company supporting or participating in a congress abroad, is subjected to an authorisation by AIFA (Italian Drug Agency), according to an Italian Government Decree (Decreto Legislativo 219/06 art. 124).

The request of authorisation must be submitted within 60 day before the starting date of the event. Italian pharmaceutical companies are advised to contact the official agency appointed by the organising secretariat:

Alijet and Fargo International
Via Pietro Maroncelli, 43
50137 Firenze
Italy

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.

Meeting Venue
to be announced

Organizing Secretariat
Virology Education
Bilstraat 106
35872 BJ Utrecht
phone +31 30 230 7140
fax: +31 30 230 7148
email: info@virology-education.com

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 as soon as possible after the meeting is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.

VISA
If you need a visa to travel to France, please directly contact the France Embassy and Consulate in your country for the details of the application.

Practical Info

Meeting Venue
5601 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20892
USA

 

 Airports

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (23 miles)
  • Dulles International Airport (28 miles)
  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (38 miles) 

Accommodation
Accommodation is not included in the registration.
The following hotels are in the walking distance to the venue, around 10-15 minute.

Badges
All participants are kindly requested to wear the badge at all times during the workshop Badges can be picked up at the registration desk.

Certificate of Attendance
Upon request, a certificate of attendance will be sent by email.

Conference Language
The official conference language will be English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

Conference Materials
The conference pack, including program and abstract books, can be obtained upon registration at the registration desk.

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.

Invitation letters
The organizing secretariat is unable to provide invitation letters. Meeting participants are requested to be responsible for their travel documents to the USA.

Italian Agency for AIFA procedure
Any Italian pharmaceutical company supporting or participating in a congress abroad, is subjected to an authorisation by AIFA (Italian Drug Agency), according to an Italian Government Decree (Decreto Legislativo 219/06 art. 124).

The request of authorisation must be submitted within 60 day before the starting date of the event. Italian pharmaceutical companies are advised to contact the official agency appointed by the organising secretariat:

Alijet and Fargo International
Via Pietro Maroncelli, 43
50137 Firenze
Italy

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.

Organizing Secretariat
Virology Education
Bilstraat 106
35872 BJ Utrecht
phone +31 30 230 7140
fax: +31 30 230 7148
email: info@virology-education.com

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 as soon as possible after the meeting is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.

VISA
If you need a visa to travel to the USA, please directly contact the U.S. Embassies and Consulates in your country for the details of the application.

Practical info

Accommodation
Accommodation is not included in the registration fee.

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

Certificate of Attendance
A digital certificate of attendance will be sent to you upon your request by email.

Conference language
Simultaneous translation English - Chinese will be available throughout the meeting. You may exchange a headset outside of the meeting room by providing a PHOTO ID.

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

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.

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.

Meeting venue
to be confirmed

Organizing Secretariat
Virology Education
Biltstraat 106
3572 BJ Utrecht
the Netherlands
phone +31 30 230 7140
fax: +31 30 230 7148

email: info@virology-education.com

Photographs, audio and video recording
Photographs nor well as audio and video recordings are 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 as soon as possible after the workshop is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.

Practical Info

Abstract submission

For abstract topics and abstract submission guidelines, please go to the 'Abstracts' tab of this workshop webpage.

Badges

All participants (and accompanying persons during the social event) are kindly requested to wear the badge at all times during the conference. Badges can be picked up at the registration desk. The registration desk will open at 9.00 on Day 1 and will stay open during the entire meeting.

Bank and Currency

The official currency of Slovenia is the Euro (EUR).

Certificate of Attendance

A certificate of attendance will be sent per e-mail after the meeting.

Conference Materials

The conference pack, including program and abstract books, can be obtained upon registration. The registration desk will open at 9.00 on Day 1 and will stay open during the entire meeting.

Conference Language

The official conference language will be English.

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.

Electrical power

The EU uses 220 V electric power. Visitors using other types of plugs must bring an adaptor and/or a voltage converter.

Invitation letters

An official letter of invitation, designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be downloaded here. 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.

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.

Meeting Venue
UnionGrand Hotel Union
Miklošičeva cesta 1
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

 

 

 

Organizing Secretariat

Virology Education
Biltstraat 106
3572 BJ Utrecht
The Netherlands

phone +31 30 230 7140
fax: +31 30 230 7148
email: info@virology-education.com

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 effected immediately. If your payment has not been received within 2 weeks of online registration, your registration will be cancelled without further notice.

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 as soon as possible after the meeting is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.

Registration fee, criteria and cancellation conditions

Online registration for the meeting will be possible until the first day of the meeting. For an on-site registration a supplement of €50 will be charged. For further information on fees and online registration please go to the registration page of this meeting.

Related meetings & events

For the organization of meetings and events with topics related to this meeting we kindly request you to contact the secretariat.

Social Events

The welcome drinks will take place Wednesday, 27 September, right after the plenary session. The welsome drinks are included in your registration.

RestaurantThe Networking dinner will take place on Wednesday, 27 September, at 19.00 (tbc) at the Gostilna Na Gradu restaurant. Pre-registration is required and costs €25. Do not miss this opportunity to dine like royalty at the world-famous Ljubljana castle! 

 

 

Sponsors

Our program is being made possible by the financial support of the pharmaceutical industry and governmental institutions. Interested parties are kindly requested to contact Alice Posthumus-Plantinga at: alice.posthumus-plantinga@vironet.com

Transportation to the meeting venue

More information will be added shortly

Conference Secretariat

Virology Education
Biltstraat 106
3572 BJ Utrecht
The Netherlands
phone +31 30 230 7140
fax: +31 30 230 7148
email: info@virology-education.com
Chamber of Commerce Utrecht, nr 30171841

 

Practical info

We trust that the following information (in alphabetical order) will assist you in organizing your registration and stay in Washington DC.

Abstract submission
Abstract submission is possible until 18 March 2016 (t.b.c.).

Accommodation
Accommodation is possible in the meeting venue, the Washington Plaza Hotel (for the address, please see further under "Meeting venue" header on this page), but is not included in the registration fee. Please be advised that guest room reservations are upon room block availability.

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

Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be sent to you after the meeting.

Climate
June is a very pleasant month to visit the city. Washington DC spring days are typically warm and sunny. The temperature mostly varies between 56.7 °F (13,7 °C) and 66.5 °F (24,6 °C).

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

Conference Language
The official conference language will be English.

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.

Electrical Power
The USA uses 110 V/60 cycle electric power with two flat-blade plugs. More modern receptacles have an additional round grounding pin and remain compatible with the two flat-blade plugs.  Visitors using foreign appliances with incompatible plugs or electrical needs must bring an adaptor and/or a voltage converter.

Internet Access 
Complimentary internet access is available in the guestrooms and meeting room.

Invitation Letters
An official letter of invitation, designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be downladed: . 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.

Italian Agency for AIFA Procedure 
Any Italian pharmaceutical company supporting or participating in a congress abroad, is subjected to an authorisation by AIFA (Italian Drug Agency), according to an Italian Government Decree (Decreto Legislativo 219/06 art. 124).

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.

Meeting Venue 
Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle,
N.W. Washington, DC 20005 
USA
Phone: 202.842.1300 | 800.424.1140 
Fax: 202.371.9602

Organizing Secretariat 
Virology Education
Biltstraat 106
3572 BJ Utrecht
The Netherlands
phone +31 30 230 7140
fax: +31 30 230 7148
email: info@virology-education.com

Payment and Procedure of Online 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.

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.

Registration Fee, Criteria and Cancellation Conditions
Registration for the conference will be possible until 25 May 2016. Individuals wishing to register after 25 May will only be able to do so on site (8 - 10 June 2016) on site. For further information, fees and online registration please go to the registration page of this workshop.

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

Social Events
The workshop dinner will be held on Thursday 9 June. Make use if this opportunity to enjoy and network with your international colleagues in a relaxed and informal setting. Participation is possible via online registration. On-site registration for the dinner is upon availability.

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.