General Information

DELEGATES REGISTRATION

Full Registration
Young Registration (≤35 years)
Day Registration
On site
€ 750
€ 375
€ 250

The full registration and young registration fees include:
- entrance to plenary lectures, symposia, industry‐sponsored workshops, posters sessions and exhibition
-certificate of attendance
The day registration fee includes, for the day of registration only:
- entrance to plenary lectures, symposia, industry‐sponsored workshops, posters sessions and exhibition
- abstracts book
- certificate of attendance

LUNCH SYMPOSIA
Lunch Symposium attendance includes a packed lunch on 23rd and 24thOctober. The lunch box can be picked up from 12.30 to 14.30 at Baobab Café/ICC Coffee Shop.

BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM
Breakfast Symposium attendance includes a coffee station available on 25thOctober at the entrance of the meeting room.

REMITTANCE
On‐site registrations may be paid only by credit card or cash. Cheques will not be accepted.

REGISTRATION DESK
The registration desk, located at the entrance of the congress centre, is open as follows:
Sunday, 22nd October 2017
Monday, 23rd October 2017
Tuesday, 24thOctober 2017
Wednesday, 25th October 2017
12.00‐20.00
08.00‐17.30
08.00‐17.30
07.15‐14.00

CURRENCY
Registration fees and charges for all events related to the IFCC‐Worldlab Durban 2017 Congress as well as hotel cost must be paid in euros.

CANCELLATION OF THE CONGRESS
The congress secretariat reserves the right to cancel the congress, shift venue, or change dates without notice, in case of “force majeure”. Neither MZ Congressi nor the Congress Organising Committee shall be liable for any damage claims.

LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
Registration fees do not include the insurance of participants against personal accidents, sickness and cancellations by any party, theft, loss or damage to personal possessions.
Participants are advised to take out adequate personal insurance to cover travel, accommodation, cancellation and personal effects.

EXHIBITION AREA
The exhibits of diagnostics companies in the field make up a very important part of the congress. All major international clinical‐biochemistry and laboratory‐medicine companies are represented.
The exhibition is held in the Durban International Convention Centre

Participants are encouraged to visit the large exhibition area, which will be open as follows:
Monday, 23rd October
Tuesday, 24th October
Wednesday, 25th October
10.00‐17.00
10.00‐17.00
10.00‐13.30

Access to the exhibition area is free of charge for participants registered for the congress. However, for security reasons, anyone wishing to visit the exhibition without registering for the congress, must show at the entrance the Visitor Badge. Visitors can get the visitor badge reporting to the Visitor Registration Desk at the main entrance.
The Visitor Badge does not provide admission to the lecture halls.

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
A certificate of attendance will be issued to properly registered attendees, for the day(s) they actually take part in the congress. Certificates of attendance must be picked up at the registration desk just be‐ fore departure.

NAME BADGE
All participants will receive a name bagde when they check‐in at the registration desk. The badge must be worn at all times because only registered participants will be admitted to the scientific sessions. It must also be worn at the social events organised as part of the congress.

CONGRESS KIT
The congress kit can be collected at the registration desk.

WIRELESS CONNECTION
IFCC WorldLab Durban is offering free WiFi for delegates in all Congress Centre. Network: Durban ICC Wifi
Password: Convention1

AUDIOVISUAL CENTER
The audiovisual centre is located on Level 2 of the Congress Centre. Speakers are kindly requested to bring their presentation to the audiovisual centre on a USB drive at least two hours before the presen‐ tation is scheduled. Personal laptops cannot be connected to the system.

POSTERS
Posters are displayed in the exhibition area of the Congress Centre. Posters are arranged by topic and displayed on two different days:
Monday 23rd October
Tuesday, 24th October
10.00‐17.00
10.00‐17.00

Posters are numbered and must be on display on the day that the Organising Secretariat assigned the authors, according to the following schedule only:
Set‐up
Removal
09.30‐10.00
17.00‐17.30

Posters differ by topic every day and the Organising Secretariat declines any responsability for posters left on display afterwards.
In order to encourage discussions about posters, the poster Presenter must beat the assigned poster panel from 13.00 to 14.00

ORGANISING SECRETARIAT
MZ Congressi
Via Carlo Farini 81 ‐ 20159 Milan ‐ Italy Tel. +39 02 66802323 Fax +39 02 6686699
Email: info@durban2017.org www.mzcongressi.comwww.durban2017.org

LANGUAGE
The official language of the Congress will be English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

CURRENCY
The South African Rand is the currency in South Africa (ZA, ZAF). The South African Rand is also known as Rands. The symbol for ZAR can be written R.
The South African Rand is divided into 100 cents.

ELECTRICITY
220/230 V ‐ 50 Hz, Plug Type M

USEFUL NUMBERS
+27 10111 ‐ National Flying Squad
+27 10177 ‐ Ambulance
+27 372011 ‐ Rescue Services
+27 313035787 ‐ Taxi Service

ACCOMMODATION
XL Millennium
Lower Vasco Boulevard Goodwood
Cape Town ‐ South Africa TEL: 021 590 7900
Email: lindab@millenniumtravel.co.za


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