General information

General information

Venue

International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham
Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA, UK
+44 121 200 2000
http://www.theicc.co.uk/

For directions to the venue, please click here.

Important Dates

3 February 2020

Abstract Submission Opens

12 May 2020

Abstract Submission Deadline

21 July 2020

Early Registration Deadline

Language

The official language of the Meeting is English.

Membership

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Visa

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that may apply to you. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. Meeting participants should familiarize themselves with visa requirements well in advance of the Meeting. The ESID 2020 organisers encourage you to apply for a visa as early as possible, at least 3 to 4 months before the Meeting.

Letter of Invitation

An official personalised letter of invitation will be provided to registered participants as part of the registration procedure. This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organisers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the Scientific Programme. Invitation letters can be provided electronically (PDF) or as a hard copy if required. Hard copies will be mailed via regular post free of charge. In case of special delivery (courier) request, the participant will be responsible for all charges.

Climate

The average maximum daytime temperature in Birmingham in October is a comfortable 14°C (57°F). The average nighttime temperature is usually a cold 7°C (45°F). ESID 2020 comes to UK, so do not forget your umbrellas.

Dress Code

Participants are advised to wear business casual for all Meeting functions and programmes.

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Liability and Insurance

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables. The Meeting Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Meeting Organisers

Kenes Group
7, rue François-Versonnex,
C.P. 6053, 1211 Geneva 6
Switzerland

Agent for Italian Participants and Sponsors

As Organizers of the congress ESID 2020 taking place in Birmingham from 14 to 17 October 2020 we entrust TWT srl, to collect the applications from pharmaceutical companies (participating as sponsors or exhibitors) for the Italian Ministry of Health agency (Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco AIFA) procedure, in compliance with the instructions given by the Legislative Order 219 of the 24th april 2006 – art. 124.

Tel: +39 06 597 84 01
Website: http://www.agenziafarmaco.com/en

PLEASE NOTE:  Kenes Group is not involved in the registration procedure. It is the pharmaceutical companies’ sole responsibility to adhere to the above regulations directly via a local agent.

Please contact TWT srl no later than 80 days before the beginning of the congress.

Mr. Gianni Frontani / gfrontani@twt-team.it
Mrs. Anna Lupidi / alupidi@twt-team.it
Via Arrigo Davila 130
00179 Rome
Italy

www.twt-team.it
Tel:  +39 06 4424 9321
Fax: +39 06 9933 1533