Practical Information

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

About Amsterdam
Enjoy the historical city centre, the Amsterdam canals and the world-famous museums, while keeping up-to-date on the latest updates in the field of HCV Therapy Advances. For further information on the city of Amsterdam, please visit

Accommodation is not included in the registration fee.
We offer you the opportunity to book your hotel in the Crowne Plaza Hotel Amsterdam City Centre (website). The hotel is located a short 6 minutes walk from the workshop venue.

Kindly make use of this booking link to benefit from reduced accommodation fees.

All participants are kindly requested to wear their badge at all times during the conference.

Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance can be picked up at the registration desk on Saturday 5 December.
Conference Dinner
Aconference dinner is included in the registration fee! Please join us for a social gathering and to interact with all conference delegates in an informal setting. Further information on the conference dinner will be available as soon as possible.

Conference Language
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.

Invitation letters
Please contact the meeting secretariat for further information.

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.

Local Time
Current time zone offset UTC/GMT +1 hr

Meeting Venue
West-Indisch_HuisWest Indisch Huis
Herenmarkt 99
1013 EC Amsterdam



 Organizing Secretariat
Virology Education
Biltstraat 106
3572 BJ Utrecht
P: +31 30 230 7140
F: +31 30 230 7148

Payment and Procedure of online registration
Your registration will be processed within 3 working days after receipt of payment. Payment can be processed either on line 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 after the on line registration your 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 and (if applicable) webcasts will be posted on as soon as possible after the meeting is finished, provided the speaker has given explicit consent to do so.

Program schedule
 The most updated program will be published in the flyer under the Program section of this webpage.


Online registration for the conference will be opened 4 months prior to the start of the workshop. Online registration is possible until 21 November 2015. Individuals hoping to register after this date, will only be able to do so on site provided the capacity of the room. For further information, fees and online 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.

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:

Transportation to the meeting venue
 People can fly to Schiphol and take a train, metro or taxi to the meeting location. Schiphol is Amsterdam's main airport and is is well-connected with the centre during the day by trains departing every 15 minutes. For more information, please visit