Welcome

The European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) is delighted to welcome you to its 2022 Conference. This event will occur at the Scandic Copenhagen Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark and online from 7 to 9 October 2022.

Following two years of the global pandemic, we are delighted to welcome you again to a face-to-face event and offer you an exciting programme looking at diverse issues for our community. We hope you will enjoy it!

Programme

Time (CET) Friday 7 October Saturday 8 October Sunday 9 October
8.30-9.15 hrs Quality of life:

The Danish experience

Replacement and non-replacement therapies Reporting mechanisms
9.30-10.30 hrs Shared-decision-making and education Haemophilia gene therapy
11.00-12.00 hrs Mild bleeding disorders Liver health
12.00-12.30 hrs Closing & take-aways
15.00-16.00 hrs Women and bleeding disorders Treatment centre structure &

youth debates

16.15-17.00 hrs Von Willebrand Disease:

Case studies and panel discussions

SLAMS
Time (CET) Friday 7 October Saturday 8 October Sunday 9 October
09.45-10.30 hrs Symposium 5
11.00-11.45 hrs Symposium 6
12.30-13.15 hrs Symposium 1 Symposium 3
13.30-14.15 hrs Symposium 2 Symposium 4

The EHC will hold its 2022 General Assembly on Friday, 7 October, from 17.15 to 19.15 hrs CET.

Delegates can meet and exchange in between conference sessions and symposia. Virtual participants will be able to exchange with all delegates via the conference app.

On Friday, 7 October, delegates will be able to attend a welcome dinner at the Conference venue from 19.30 to 21.30 hrs.

On Saturday, 8 October, delegates can attend the Conference dinner at an external venue pending their conference registration category.

Committees

Conference Organising Committee

  • Jacob Bech Andersen, President, Danish NMO
  • Amanda Bok, EHC CEO,
  • Declan Noone, EHC President,
  • Minette van der Ven, EHC Vice-President Finance

Scientific Committee

  • Prof Jan Blátny, Brno University,
  • Mrs Maj Friberg Birkendal, Rigshospitalet
  • Dr Eva Funding, Copenhagen University Hospital,
  • Dr Lone Hvitfeld Poulsen, Aarhus University,
  • Dr Radaslaw Kaczmarek, Indiana University School of Medicine,
  • Prof Michael Makris, University of Sheffield,
  • Prof Johannes Oldenburg, Bonn University,
  • Prof Flora Peyvandi, University of Milan,

Conference secretariat

For further information on registration, accommodation and general enquiries, please contact:

EHC 2022
c/o Conference Organisers Limited
20C The Courtyard
Castle Street, Dalkey
Co Dublin, Ireland
e: info@conferenceorganisers.ie

Registrations

The EHC Conference registrations are now open!

Delegate registrations (on-site attendance) Early fee Late fee Onsite fee
for fees received Before 17 July Before 4 September After 4 September
Industry/commercial registration (incl. Conference Dinner) €550 €650 €750
Industry/ commercial registration (w/o Conference Dinner) €450 €550 €650
Medical registration (incl. Conference Dinner) €350 €450 €550
Medical Registration (w/o Conference Dinner) €250 €350 €450
EHC NMO Registration (incl. Conference Dinner) €200 €225 €250
Patient Registration – non-EHC member (incl. Conference Dinner) €200 €225 €250

Delegate (onsite) registration fee includes:

  • Entrance to the Conference Sessions,
  • Conference App access,
  • Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner on Friday 7 October,
  • Lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday,
  • Tea/coffee during official breaks,
  • Conference Dinner on Saturday 8 October only if indicated on fee type.
Online Registration Online fee
Industry/ Commercial registration €75
Medical registration €50
EHC NMO registration €25
Patient registration €25

Online Registration Fee includes:

  • Access to the Conference Sessions, and
  • Conference App access.

Accommodation in the Conference venue

The EHC will host its 2022 Conference at the Scandic Copenhagen Hotel. The EHC has negotiated the following accommodation rates for its delegates (pending availability):

  • Hotel bedroom including breakfast (single occupancy), €170 per night,
  • Hotel bedroom including breakfast (double occupancy), €200 per night.

Cancellation policy

  • An administration fee of 30% will apply to registration and accommodation cancellations received on/before 17 July 2022.
  • No refunds can be made for any cancellations received after 17 July 2022.
  • Registrants may transfer their registration to a colleague, and an administration fee of €50 will apply.
  • All refunds due will be processed after the conference. Refunds paid are less any bank or credit card charges.
  • The conference secretariat must receive cancellations in writing by the dates specified. Credit cannot be given for unused service, unattended events or early termination of attendance.
  • Payment can be made online via credit card – Visa and Mastercard accepted.
  • Payment can also be made by bank transfer – account details are on the registration system.

Practical information

Visa requirements

If you are an EU citizen, you must either present a passport or an ID card valid for the duration of your stay to enter Denmark for tourist visits of up to three months.

Citizens of other countries must have valid passports. Some non-EU citizens are required to produce a visa. Please contact your travel agent or the nearest Danish diplomatic post for further information.

For more information, please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Special regulations apply to specific groups of people:

Please note that it can take up to eight weeks to process a Visa Application, and early application is recommended.

Please also note that the Organising Committee, or its agents, cannot accept any responsibility in connection with Visa Applications. The standard cancellation policy for registration fees and hotel deposits will apply if a delegate is unable to attend the conference due to late submission of their visa application and/or rejection of the same.

Please note that the Conference Organisers will provide supporting documentation to apply for a visa once the registration process is completed and the registration fees are received. 

Travel

By Plane

Copenhagen Airport is the leading international airport serving Copenhagen. It is the largest airport in the Nordic countries and one of the oldest international airports in Europe. It is the third-busiest airport in Northern Europe and the busiest for international travel in Scandinavia, welcoming direct flights from London, Oslo, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Paris, Helsinki, Frankfurt, Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Reykjavik-Keflavik, Rome, Munich, Zürich, Barcelona, Düsseldorf, Milan, Málaga, Dublin, Vienna, Manchester, Stavanger, Geneva, Madrid and more.

By Bus & Train

Copenhagen Central Station is located in the heart of the city. It is a gateway to all public transportation in and out of Copenhagen.
Here, you will find buses, taxis, local S-trains, and regional trains that will take you to North Zealand, other areas of Denmark, Sweden, and most of Europe – and the airport.

Copenhagen Central Station is home to the Danish Public Transport Corporation DSB’s travel agency, a post office, supermarket, bakery, eateries, shopping centre, baby changing facilities, bathrooms, showers, luggage storage and a lost-and-found office.

From Copenhagen Airport

Find the quickest way to transfer from Copenhagen to the city centre.

COVID-19 measures

To learn about the latest COVID-19 measures in Denmark and COVID-19-related requirements to enter the country, please visit Re-open EU.

Treatment centre

Please find the details of the nearest Treatment Centre below:

Hæmofilicenter Rigshospitalet
Department of Haematology
Unit 3: Leukaemia, coagulation and benign blood disorders
Afsnit 4222
Juliane Maries Vej 10
DK – 2100 Copenhagen

Contact:

  • From 8am-3pm: (+45) 35 45 13 59 – 4222 /press 2
  • From 3pm-8am: (+45) 35 45 11 34
  • In case of emergency, please call 112

Directions to this Treatment Centre are available here.

General information

Please visit this link for some useful information and advice when planning your trip and to help you make the most of your stay in Copenhagen – check out https://www.visitcopenhagen.com/

Currency

The Danish krone is the official currency of Denmark. The currency sign is “kr.” and the ISO code is “DKK”.  You can check the current currency rates on this website.

Foreign currencies can be easily exchanged in banks. ATMs can be found in all parts of the city. Cash withdrawals may be made using your credit/debit card. The logos of accepted cards are shown beside the machine. Most internationally recognised bank credit cards are accepted and widely used in all hotels, restaurants and shopping malls where such methods of payment are indicated.

Electricity 

In Denmark, the power sockets are a standard voltage of 230V with a frequency of 50Hz.

Country Code and Important Telephone Numbers 

  • Country Code: +45
  • Emergency Services:
    • Call (+45) 112 for life-threatening emergencies and ask for the police, fire department, or ambulance service.
    • Call (+45) 1813 for injuries or sudden illness and speak to a nurse or doctor, or go to a hospital emergency department.
    • Call (+45) 114 for police, when it is not an emergency.

Climate

The average weather in October in Copenhagen Denmark is from 14°C to 10°C, rarely falling below 6°C or exceeding 17°F.

Insurance

The Conference Organising Committee, or its agents, will not be responsible for any medical expenses, loss, damages or accidents during the Event. We would in particular draw your attention to the cancellation policy in respect of registration fees and accommodation. In the event that, for whatever reason, the Conference has to be cancelled or postponed, the Organising Committee, and/or its agents, will be responsible only for the refund of monies received. We recommend that delegates insure themselves for medical and cancellation charges.