Abstracts can be submitted until 27 January 2012. More information about abstract submission will follow soon.
Accommodation in the Hotel Fira Palace is not included in the registration. However, accommodation at special conference fees can be booked through the registration page on this website. For address information, see below under Meeting venue.
All participants (and accompanying persons during the social events) are kindly requested to wear their badge at all times during the conference.
Bank and Currency
The official currency in Spain is the Euro.
ATMs are widely available. Credit cards are generally accepted.
Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance can be picked up at the registration desk on Friday 30 March.
In March the average temperature in Barcelona is 13° C / 55° F.
The official conference language will be English.
There will be no simultaneous translation.
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.
Spain uses 220 V electric power with European-style two-pin plugs. Visitors using other types of plugs must bring an adaptor and/or a voltage converter.
Information at Venue
A message and information board will be situated next to the Registration Desk.
Information on Barcelona
For more extensive general information on Barcelona we refer to the official website of Barcelona.
An official letter of invitation, designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be found to the right of your screen. 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.
Current time zone offset UTC/GMT: +1 hr
The meeting will be held at the Fira Palace Hotel. The hotel is situated between the famous Plaza de España and Gran Via Avenue, in the heart of Barcelona, in an area with a wide cultural offer and excellent communications service to anywhere in the city and the airport.
Avenida Rius i Taulet, 1-3
08004 Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +34 934 262 223
3572 BJ Utrecht
P: +31 30 230 7140
F: +31 30 230 7148
Payment and Procedure of on-line registration
The registration fee of individual participants can be paid only via credit card. Your registration will be processed after receipt of payment. Payment can be processed either on line or by fax authorization. The applicable registration fee for payment (i.e. the amount you need to pay) is determined by the date your credit card information is received at the Secretariat. If payment or credit card information has not been received within 2 weeks of the online registration the registration will be cancelled without further notice.
Photographs, audio and video recording
We do not permit recordings of official meeting sessions either via photograph or other audio/video recording devices. Only the official medical writer appointed by the organization may make recordings.
All presentations will be posted on our website http://www.virology-education.com/ under 'previous workshops' as soon as possible after the meeting is finished, provided the speaker has given explicit consent to do so.
A program at a glance can be found on the Program page. The program will be finalized as soon as possible after abstract review.
Online registration for the conference will be possible until 15 March 2012. Individuals hoping to register after 15 March 2012. will only be able to do so on site provided that seats are available. For further information, fees and on-line registration please go to the registration page of this workshop.
Related meetings & events
For the organization of meetings and events with topics related to this workshop we kindly request you to contact the secretariat.
The dinners of the European Meeting on HIV & Hepatitis are famous for their great atmosphere - who doesn't remember the smashing Cypriot night of last year? This year, we will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the meeting with the fiery flamenco! The meeting dinner will be held on Thursday 29 March at the Casino Barcelona and will culminate in a unique show by the world-famous flamenco dancer Rafael Amargo. This will be an experience you don't want to miss!
The dinner and the show are on pre-registration only (€ 45 per person). Limited capacity!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Transportation to the meeting venue
The distance from the Fira Palace Hotel to the International Airport Barcelona "El Prat" is 12 km (15-20 minutes approximately by car).
Please use this link for more information about the location and how to get there by public transport.
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F: +31 (0)30 230 7148
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