Practical Information

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

Abstract submission

For more information, see Abstracts.


Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Please contact the Secretariat in case you have any questions about accommodation possibilities.


All participants (and accompanying persons during the social events) are kindly requested to wear their badge at all times during the conference.

Certificate of Attendance

A certificate of attendance will be sent to you after the meeting.

Conference Materials

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

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, Expert Medical Events, 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. Expert Medical Events disclaims all liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by individuals attending the workshop.

Electrical Power 

The USA uses 110 V/60 cycle electric power with two flat-blade plugs. More modern receptacles have an additional round grounding pin and remain compatible with the two flat-blade plugs. Visitors using foreign appliances with incompatible plugs or electrical needs must bring an adaptor and/or a voltage converter.

Internet Access

Complimentary internet access is available in the guestrooms and meeting rooms.

Invitation Letters

An official letter of invitation, designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be downloaded: Invitation letter 10TBPK. 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.

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).

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.

Meeting venue

The workshop will take place at the Courtyard Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory.

130 Clairemont Avenue
Decatur GA 30030

Please contact the Secretariat in case you have any questions about accommodation possibilities.

Organizing Secretariat

Expert Medical Events
Biltstraat 106 3572 BJ Utrecht
P: +31 30 230 7140
F: +31 30 230 7148

Payment and Procedure of online 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 or video recording devices. Only the official medical writer appointed by the organization may make recordings. All presentations will be posted on our website under ’previous workshops’ as soon as possible after the meeting is finished, provided the speaker has given explicit consent to do so.

Program schedule

The preliminary program can be found on the Program page.


Online registration for the conference will be possible until 14 October 2017. Individuals hoping to register after 14 October 2017, 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.

Social Events

A workshop dinner has been planned for Sunday evening 15 October 2017.


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: