Frequently Asked Questions

​​​ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

​If I submit an abstract do I have to attend the Conference?
All accepted abstracts are scheduled in the Scientific Program either as Oral or E-Poster presentations. It is expected that at least one author of the abstract attend the Conference to present the work and answer questions. Only abstracts of registered participants will be scheduled in the Scientific Program.  
I have submitted an abstrac​t, when will I know if it has been accepted?
Only after all abstracts have been reviewed by the Scientific Committee will notifications be sent to the abstract submitters. Every effort is made to conclude this process within one month after the abstract submission deadline 
How can I make changes to an abstract I have already submitted?
Once an abstract is submitted, no further changes are available. Updated information may be presented in the e-poster or PPT presentation.
My abstract has been accepted but I do not have a copy. Are you able to send one to me?
You will receive a copy of your abstract following submission in the notification email. ​
 

REGISTRATION

How do I register for the Conference?
In order to register for the Conference, please register online.
How can I pay the registration fees?
Payment of registration fees can be made by credit card or bank transfer. For full details please click here.
Can I receive an invoice under the sponsoring Company/ Hospital’s name?
Yes. During the registration process you are required to fill in the Invoice Address field - this information will appear on the invoice you will receive when completing the process.
Can I register for the Conference without paying?
Yes, by selecting the bank transfer option for payment. However, your registration will be confirmed only when full payment is received.
Can I register before the early fee deadline and pay later?
In order to benefit from the early fee registration discount, payment must be received before the deadline.
Can I register on site?
Yes. Onsite registration is available during the Conference days. Onsite fees will apply.
What does my registration fees include?
For full detailed entitlements,  click here.​​
Will I receive a confirmation letter after I have finished registering?
Yes. A detailed confirmation letter and receipt will be sent to you by email as soon as payment is received and registration is completed. You may use this confirmation letter for visa application purposes.​​​​​

 ​ACCOMMODATION

How can I find out information about hotels and their rates?
Kenes International is offering ATTD 2016 participants specially reduced rates for various hotels in Milan. 
Information, pictures, location and rates are available on the hotel accommoda​tion page.
How can I book my room and should I pay in advance?
In order to book a room, please book online. Please note that full payment is required in order to book the room.
Will I receive a hotel confirmation?
Yes. A detailed confirmation will be sent to you by email as soon as the booking is confirmed and the requested deposit is received.
Can I book a hotel room without registering for the Conference?
Yes. You can book your room without registering by clicking on the "Booking" button of your chosen hotel available on the website via the hotel accommod​​ation page.
How can I book rooms for a group?
For group booking (10 rooms and more) please contact us via the contact us form​ on this website. Different payment and cancellation conditions apply. 
Can I cancel my hotel booking?
For most hotels free cancellation is permitted until the date indicated in the cancellation policy. On some occasion, due to high demand or very attractive rate, we also offer nonrefundable options. Please make sure to read the cancellation policy before checking out. Please note that full payment is required before arriving to the hotel. If​ cancelled or modified after the cancellation deadline or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.​​​
 

INVITATION LETTERS & VISA APPLICATIONS

How do I apply for a visa to visit Milan?
Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Italian Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedure that apply to you.
Where can I get a Conference invitation letter so that I can apply for a visa?
Please send a request for an official invitation letter via the contact us form on this website. Please make sure to send us your full name (as printed in your passport), full postal address and passport number. An official invitation letter will be created and sent to you by e-mail within 5-7 working days. Please use the name of the Conference in the subject line.
Is it possible to send an official invitation letter directly to my local Italian Consulate?
Unfortunately we are unable to send invitation letters directly to consulates. Invitation letters are prepared solely for individuals and are e-mailed directly to them.

 CONFERENCE VENUE AND DIRECTIONS

Where is the Conference taking place?
The Conference will take place at the following venue:
MiCo - Milano Congressi
North Wing Entrance
Via Gattamelata, Gate 14
Italy
​www.micomilano.it​​ 

CME CREDITS

Is the Conference CME accredited?
Once the Scientific Program has been finalized, an application for CME credits will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net.  For further details on CME-CPD Accreditation and how to receive your CME/CPD Certificate, please visit the CME-CPD Accreditation page​​. 
How can I claim my CME credits after the Conference?
You may receive your CME Certificate of Attendance ​online immediately following the Conference. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
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