Practical Information

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



Workshop Venue 

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
USA
sanfranciscofinancialdistrict.hilton.com

If you wish to book a room at the venue, please click here: Hilton San Francisco Financial District 

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Abstract Submission
Abstract submission will close 3 April 2020.

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Accommodation 
Accommodation is not included in the registration fee.
If you wish to book a room at the venue, please click here: Hilton San Francisco Financial District. You will be in direct contact with the Hilton San Francisco Financial District for this.

As most participants will also attend the IAS 2019 Conference, we advise extending the hotel reservation made for that event.

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Badges 
All participants are requested to wear the badge at all times during the conference to ensure admission to the meeting.

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Certificate of Attendance 
A certificate of attendance can be requested at the registration desk at the end of the conference. 

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Climate 
In San Francisco, the average temperature in July is usually around 20°C/65°F.

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Conference Materials 
Conference materials can be obtained upon registration at the registration desk at the venue.

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Conference Language 
The official conference language will be English.

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Disclaimer 
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.

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Electrical Power 
Electric current in the USA is 110 to 115 volts, 60Hz AC. Outlets may be suited for flat two-prong or three-prong plugs.

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Letters of Invitation 
An official letter of invitation, designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries, can be requested with the conference secretariat. 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. Contact Rikke Rode if you need a invitation letter at rikke.rode@vironet.com

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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.

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Organizing Secretariat 

Virology Education 
Biltstraat 106 
3572 BJ Utrecht 
The Netherlands 
phone +31 30 230 7140 
email: info@virology-education.com

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Payment and Procedure of Online Registration 
Your registration will be processed after receipt of payment. Payment can be processed either online or by authorization. The registration fee, valid on the day registration is completed, will be applied, provided that payment is processed immediately. If payment has not been received within two weeks of online registration, the registration will be cancelled without further notice.

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Photographs, Audio, and Video Recording 
Photographs as well as audio and video recordings are not permitted at the official meeting sessions. Only the professional(s) appointed by the organization may make recordings. All presentations will be posted on the workshop website (under Workshop Materials) as soon as possible after the conclusion of the workshop, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.

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Related Meetings and Events 
For the organization of meetings and events with topics related to this workshop, we kindly request you to contact the organizing secretariat.

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Social Events
On 3 July a workshop dinner will take place in a local restaurant. Pre-registration is required. The price is $80.

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Sponsors
Our programs are being made possible by the financial support of the pharmaceutical industry. Interested parties are kindly requested to contact Mrs. Alice Posthumus-Plantinga at alice.posthumus-plantinga@vironet.com.

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