GENERAL INFORMATION

Location

The congress will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Please refer to Hotel and Travel. 
Information about the Marina Bay Sands is available here www.marinabaysands.com.

Dates 

The congress starts on Monday, October 31 and finishes on Thursday, November 03. 
Workshops are scheduled on Sunday October 30, Friday November 4 and Saturday November 5.

Language

The official language of the congress is English.

Coffee and Lunch

Coffee and lunch will be served in the exhibition area during the breaks between the sessions. These are included in the registration fee.

Exhibition

An industrial exhibition, highlighting medical and surgical equipment, pharmaceutical products and books will be held during the congress.

Accreditation

The congress has submitted a request for accreditation to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for Singapore 2016. The former 2013 Dubai program has been granted 24 European CME credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance with accreditation details at the registration desk of the congress. 

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Letter of Invitation / Visa Application

Upon request, the chairmen of the congress will be happy to send a personal letter of invitation so as to enable participants to obtain supporting funds or visas to attend the congress. A letter of invitation cannot be considered as an offer of financial support.

Requests for invitation letters must imperatively be made during the online registration process.

Most visitors coming into Singapore do not require a pre-arranged visa for entry and may be given social visit passes. Traveller’s passports should be valid for more than 6 months at the time of entry.  A visa will be issued a visit visa upon arrival in Singapore at no charge.

The list of countries whose nationals require a visa to enter Singapore may be found on the immigrations and checkpoints authority website. Should you require a visa, please refer to the website for application procedures.

Liability

In registering for the congress, participants agree that neither the Organizing Committee nor the Organizing Secretariat assume any liability whatsoever. Participants should therefore organize their own health, travel and personal insurances.