Practical Info

Meeting Venue
5601 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20892



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

Accommodation is not included in the registration. Attendees who need lodging may consider the following hotels. The hotels are in the walking distance to the venue, around 10-15 minute.

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.

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

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

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.

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.