Welcome

What: First European Conference on Women and Bleeding Disorders

When: On 24-26 May 2019

Where: Frankfurt, Germany

Language: English with live Russian interpretation

For whom: Open to all

Event programme: Coming soon

For more information: Write to Laura Savini (laura.savini@ehc.eu)

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Social Programme

WELCOME DINNER – Friday 24 May
19:30-21:30 The Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner will take place in the hotel restaurant.

CONFERENCE DINNER – Saturday 25 May
18.30-19.30 Bloody Mary Session (Apéro Talk Shop)

19.30-21.30 Dinner in the hotel restaurant

Online Registration is Now Open

http://registration.exordo.com/ehcwbd2019/users/login/

Find preliminary programme HERE.

Venue

Le Meridien Frankfurt

Wiesenhüttenpl. 28-38, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Directions to Le Meridien Frankfurt

The Hotel Le Méridien Frankfurt, on Wiesenhüttenplatz, connects old and new and the hustle and bustle of everyday life with peacefulness. The hotel boasts sophisticated bedrooms that are stylish and cleverly designed, available with a skyline view. The price includes breakfast and local city tax per night.

Thursday
23 May
Friday
24 May
Saturday
25 May
Single Bedroom€219€139€139
Double/Twin Bedroom€259€179€179

Frankfurt

Frankfurt is one of the most international cities in Germany, the largest financial centre on the continent, the historical city of coronations, the city of Goethe and the Frankfurt School. In brief, a metropolis in which there is much to discover.

Important Dates

Registration Opens9 January 2019
Early Registration Fee Deadline22 February 2019
Standard Registration Fee Deadline19 April 2019
Late Registration Feeafter 19 April 2019

Registration

Online Registration is now open – http://registration.exordo.com/ehcwbd2019/users/login/

DELEGATE REGISTRATIONEARLY FEESTANDARD FEELATE FEE
For fees received before:before Feb 22before Apr 19after Apr 19
Industry/Commercial Registration €500€600€700
Medical Registration (incl. Conference Dinner)€200€300€400
EHC NMO Registration (incl. Conference Dinner)€150€200€250

Registration Fee includes:

  • Entrance to the Conference Sessions
  • Conference Documentation
  • Lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Tea/coffee during official breaks
  • Welcome Dinner on Friday 24 May
  • Conference Dinner on Saturday 25 May only if indicated on fee type

Conference Dinner

Ticket to Conference Dinner on Saturday 25 MayTicket Price: €80

CANCELLATION POLICY

An administration fee of 30% will apply to registration and accommodation cancellations received on/before 22 February 2019.

No refunds can be made for any cancellations received after 22 February 2019.

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.

Cancellations must be received in writing by the conference secretariat 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.

Travel

By Plane

Frankfurt am Main Airport is a major international airport located in Frankfurt and serves as the main hub for Lufthansa including Lufthansa CityLine and Lufthansa Cargo as well as Condor and AeroLogic.

By Bus

Frankfurt is a central crossroads and is served by bus from several national and international cities. The long-distance coaches stop at both the Main Train Station and Frankfurt Airport.

By Train

Every day over 1,100 trains connect the city with numerous national and international destinations, while more than 700 ‘S-Bhan’ commuter trains take passengers to stops and stations in Frankfurt and the surrounding region. All in all, more than 400,000 travellers pass through Frankfurt Main stations each day.

Reaching The Hotel

Further information on how to reach the hotel is available at https://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/framd-le-meridien-frankfurt/

The hotel is easily reached from the airport via public transportation: just take the city train S8/S9 from the airport in the direction of Offenbach/Hanau – it travels directly to “Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof” in about 20 minutes. Follow the signs directing you to “B-Ebene”. Take the exit Baseler Strasse und turn left into Wiesenhuettenstrasse. The hotel is located on the left, directly on Wiesenhuettenplatz.

General Information

We’ve put together some useful information and advice when planning your trip to help you make the most of your stay in Frankfurt – check out https://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de/en

Currency

The currency of Germany is the Euro.

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 besides 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 by the entrance. 

Electricity 

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

Country Code and Important Telephone Numbers 

  • Country Code: +49
  • Emergency Services: 112

 Climate

The average temperatures in May in Frankfurt will be mild, averaging 14-20°C during the day and dropping as low as 9°C during the night. 

Insurance

The Conference Organising Committee, or its agents, will not be responsible for any medical expenses, loss, damages or accidents during the Event. In particular, we would like to 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 refund of monies received. We recommend that delegates insure themselves for medical and cancellation charges.

Visas

The Federal Republic of Germany has established strict rules and immigration laws, some of which have been adopted in the Schengen policies, common for all Schengen member states, for those wishing to enter its territory.

Germany, as a member state of the Schengen Area, permits the nationals of 62 countries of the visa-waiver program to enter its territory without the need to obtain a visa first.

According to Germany short-stay entry rules, the residents of the 62 countries are permitted to enter Germany visa-free and remain there for a period of 90 days within six months. During this period, visitors are not permitted to work, but they can engage in business. The countries that are included under the visa-waiver programme can be found here.

If your country does not fall under the visa-waiver programme (listed here), the citizens of which must obtain a visa previous to their trip to Germany. The application process for a Germany visa includes gathering the required visa documents, attending an interview, paying the visa fee, and waiting for a decision on their application.

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 and the normal cancellation policy, for registration fees and hotel deposits, will apply in the event that a delegate is unable to attend the conference due to late submission of their visa application and/or rejection of same.

Contact Us

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

Conference Secretariat
EHC Women’s Conference 2019
c/o Conference Organisers Limited
20C The Courtyard
Castle Street, Dalkey
Co Dublin, Ireland
info@conferenceorganisers.ie

Contact Us

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

Conference Secretariat
EHC Women’s Conference 2019
c/o Conference Organisers Limited
20C The Courtyard
Castle Street, Dalkey
Co Dublin, Ireland
info@conferenceorganisers.ie

Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Amanda Bok.

Image courtesy of Charles Kinney | EHC - European Haemophilia Consortium