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Fees and Conditions

Fees are in Euros (€)

Local Fee for Delegates in Egypt (Host Country)
 Local Fee, limited spaces available (Not Applicable to Pharmaceutical/Diagnostic Companies)   €30
Young Investigators with an Accepted Abstract
 Complimentary Registration
Non-Governmental Organizations and Government Institutions
 50% discount on the academia fee at the time of registration. Please contact the Organizing Secretariat to obtain the discount code.
Fee for Academia from High Income and Upper-Middle Income Countries (see list World Bank)
 Early Fee (payment before/on 30 April 2019)€350
 Full Fee (payment before/on 15 July 2019)€400
 Late Fee (payment before/on 6 September 2019)€450
 Onsite Fee (Payment from 6 September 2019)€500
Fee for Academia from Lower-Middle Income and Low Income Countries Will Receive a  Discount (see list World Bank)
 Early Fee (payment before/on 30 April 2019)€150
 Full Fee  (payment before/on 15 July 2019)€175
 Late Fee (payment before/on 6 September 2019)€200
 Onsite Fee (Payment from 6 September 2019)€225
Industry (Pharmaceutical and Diagnostic Companies)
 Early Fee (payment before/on 30 April 2019)€1145
 Full Fee  (payment before/on 15 July 2019)€1345
 Late Fee (payment before/on 6 September 2019)€1445
 Onsite Fee (Payment from 6 September 2019)€1495
Replacing a Lost Badge/Re-printing Due to Incorrect Submission of Names
 New badge   €25

If your company is a confirmed sponsor of this event, you may be entitled to a discount on the industry fee. Please contact for more information.

If you are from a Lower-Middle-Income or Low-Income country and have financial difficulties with the registration fee, please contact 


  • We strongly advise you to register early to ensure your registration and hotel reservation, as registration will close when the capacity of the venue is reached.
  • Please note that registration will be limited to physicians, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, researchers and other health care professionals in the field of liver disease with preference accorded to researchers and clinicians with a doctorate or other professional degree.
  • No day rate is available. Payment by credit card only: online or by written authorization (see online registration).

PLEASE NOTE: Submission of your online registration does not guarantee that your registration has been accepted. Your registration is final when full prepayment has been received and a confirmation of your registration has been sent.

The "Academia" Category Includes the Following:

  • Healthcare professionals and patient representatives
  • NGOs, activists, and lobbyists
  • Government officials, representatives, and policy makers
  • Researchers 
  • Students in a relevant field

The "Industry" Category Includes the Following:

  • Representatives from pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies

Registration Fee Includes

  • Access to all scientific sessions, including poster area
  • Delegate conference materials, including the program book 
  • Refreshments during the coffee breaks
  • Lunch on the conference days

Please note:

  • No day rate is available.
  • Payment can only be made by credit card.
  • Dinner on the second day of the meeting needs to be booked separately. More information will follow.

Young Investigators/Post-Doctoral/MD

We are pleased to offer free registration to young investigators with an accepted abstract and a 50% discount on the registration fee for young investigators without an accepted abstract.

IMPORTANT: The free registration is offered to the presenting author of the abstract only.

To be eligible for the young investigator's fee waiver, one should be 35 years of age or younger and either be a current Master/PhD student or have obtained a MD/PharmD/PhD degree in the last five years.

An application form needs to be completed by a supervisor and received by the Virology Education secretariat at least two weeks prior to the start of the workshop.

Virology Education will contact the young investigator with instructions regarding registration for the workshop once the application has been received.


Unless explicitly agreed with Virology Education, delegates are responsible for arranging their own accommodation for COLDA.

Please find a list of recommended hotels and travel advice here: Hotels and Travel - Cairo.

Cancellation Policy

In case of cancellation the following refunds are applicable:
Cancellation before 5 July 2019: 50% refund (minus an administration fee of €40)
Cancellation on/after 5 July 2019: No refund
Should you be unable to attend the conference, a substitute delegate is always welcome at no extra charge provided that a letter of authorization from the original participant has been received and the conference secretariat has been notified of the name of the substitute delegate before 23 August 2019. A statement (email/letter/fax) of your cancellation must be sent to Virology Education.

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.

Media Registration

In order to register as a media participant for the workshop, the conference secretariat needs to receive proof of accreditation. A reduced registration fee may apply for accredited media participants. Please contact the conference secretariat for registration conditions. A final program/abstract book will be provided on-site. Deadline for application is 23 August 2019.

Accreditation may take the form of a photocopy of official press credentials or a letter verifying assignment to the workshop on the stationary of the media organization concerned. Freelance journalists should submit copies of three by-lined articles on liver disease in addition to an official letter of assignment. Newsletter writers and editors must submit three issues of their newsletter containing at least one by-lined article on liver disease by the applicant. All credentials will be verified by the Organizing Committee of the workshop.

Media participants may not register online, but are requested to send the above-mentioned information to

Important: Media is restricted to the written press. Recording on film or photo is not allowed. Virology Education will request a copy of the written piece once it is finalized. Media representatives must also agree to abide by the 2019 embargo policy.

Related Meetings and Events

For the organization of meetings and events with topics related to this workshop you are requested to contact the secretariat:
Virology Education B.V.
Biltstraat 106 3572 BJ Utrecht
The Netherlands
P: +31 (0)30 230 7140
F: +31 (0)30 230 7148

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