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We are providing delegates with special fee rates for participation in this virtual program. 

If you are planning to submit an abstract, we advise you not to register until the status of your abstract is known. Delegates with accepted abstracts will receive complimentary registration. 

Fees and Conditions

Fees are in Euros (€)

Local Fee for Delegates in Senegal (Host Country)
 Local Fee (Not Applicable to Pharmaceutical/Diagnostic Companies in Senegal)   €25
Delegates with an accepted abstract that qualify as Young Investigators and/or are from a Resource-Limited Setting (RLS)
 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 17 July 2020)€175
 Regular Fee (payment before/on 18 August 2020)€200
 Late Fee (payment before 10 September 2020)€225
 Onsite Fee (Payment from 10 September 2020)€250
Fee for Academia from Lower-Middle Income and Low Income Countries Will Receive a  Discount (see list World Bank)
 Early Fee (payment before/on 17 July 2020)€75
 Regular Fee  (payment before/on 18 August 2020)€87.5
 Late Fee (payment before 10 September 2020)€100
 Onsite Fee (Payment from 10 September 2020)€112.5
Industry (Pharmaceutical and Diagnostic Companies)
 Early Fee (payment before/on 17 July 2020)€1145
 Regular Fee  (payment before/on 18 August 2020)€1345
 Late Fee (payment before/on 10 September 2020)€1445
 Onsite Fee (Payment from 10 September 2020)€1495

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


  • 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 "Local Fee (Host Country)" Category Includes the Following from Senegal, the host country of COLDA 2020:

  • Healthcare professionals and patient representatives from Senegal
  • NGOs, activists, and lobbyists from Senegal
  • Government officials, representatives, and policymakers from Senegal
  • Researchers from Senegal
  • Students in a relevant field from Senegal

The "Academia" Category Includes the Following:

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

The “Academia” Category includes different fees depending on the income status of your country. To check whether your country is High Income, Upper-Middle Income,  Lower-Middle Income or Low Income, please see the World Bank List: WORLD BANK LIST

The "Industry" Category Includes the Following:

  • Representatives from pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies and other commercial institutions. 

Registration Fee Includes

  • Access to all virtual scientific sessions
  • Delegate conference materials, including the program book 

Please note:

  • No day rate is available.
  • Payment can only be made by credit card.

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 an 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 conference.

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

Cancellation Policy

In case of cancellation the following refunds are applicable:
Cancellation before 5 August 2020: 50% refund (minus an administration fee of €40)
Cancellation on/after 5 August 2020: 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 28 August 2020. 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 conference, 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. The deadline for the application is 23 August 2020. 

Accreditation may take the form of a photocopy of official press credentials or a letter verifying assignment to the conference on the stationary of the media organization concerned. Freelance journalists should submit copies of three bylined 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 conference.

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

Important: Media is restricted to the written press. Virology Education will request a copy of the written piece once it is finalized. Media representatives must also agree to abide by the 2020 embargo policy.

Related Meetings and Events

For the organization of meetings and events with topics related to this conference you are requested to contact the secretariat:

Virology Education B.V.
Biltstraat 106 3572 BJ Utrecht
The Netherlands
P: +31 (0)30 230 7140

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