A: All accepted abstracts are scheduled in the Scientific Program either as Oral or Poster presentations. It is expected that at least one author of the abstract attend the meeting to present the work and answer questions. Only abstracts of registered participants will be scheduled in the Scientific Program.
A: 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. Please refer to the Key Dates listed on the homepage.
A: You may enter the Abstract Submission System with your username and password and make changes to your abstract until the submission deadline date. No abstract changes will be accepted after this date, however you are welcome to bring a more up to date abstract to the Conference.
A: Copies of your submitted abstracts can be sent to you by email. Please contact the Abstract Department for further details.
A: All accepted abstracts of registered participants will be published in an online supplement to Bipolar Disorders: An International Journal of Psychiatry and Neurosciences.
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Q: How can I find out information about hotels and their rates for this congress?
A: Kenes International is offering conference participants specially reduced rates for various hotels around the congress venue. Information, pictures, location and rates are available on the hotel accommodation
Q: How can I book my room and should I pay in advance?
A: In order to book a room, please visit the hotel accomodation page. Please note that full payment is required in order to book the room.
Q: Will I receive a hotel confirmation?
A: Yes. A detailed confirmation will be sent to you by email as soon as the booking is confirmed and the requested deposit is received.
Q: Can I book a hotel room without registering for the congress?
A: 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 accommodation page. If you need further assistance, please email the Hotel Accommodation Department.
Q: How can I book rooms for a group?
A: For group booking (10 rooms and more) please contact the Hotel Accommodation – Groups Department. Different payment and cancellation conditions apply.
Q: Can I cancel my hotel booking?
A: Yes, a full free cancellation may be done up to 15 days prior to arrival. If canceled or modified by this date, no fees will be charged. If cancelled or modified up to 10 days prior to arrival, you will be charged for 1 night only. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Invitation Letters & Visa Applications
Q: I need an invitation for Visa Purposes
A: Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: How do I apply for a visa?
A: Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedure that apply to you.
Q: Where can I get a Conference invitation letter so that I can apply for a visa?
A: Please send a request for an official invitation letter to our Invitation Department to email@example.com
. 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.
Q: Is it possible to send an official invitation letter directly to my local Consulate?
A: Unfortunately we are unable to send invitation letters directly to consulates. Invitation letters are prepared solely for individuals and are mailed directly to them.
|Abstracts:||Submission Opens||October 2015|
| ||Submission Deadline||February 22, 2016 at Midnight CET|
| ||Notifications sent to Presenters||April 2016|
| ||Early Bird Registration Deadline||TBC|
| ||Late Fee||TBC|
| ||On Site Fee||TBC|
|Registration Cancellation Policy:||Online Registration Deadline||TBC|
| ||100% refund (less handling fee)||TBC|
| ||No refund||TBC|
|Sponsorship & Exhibition||Technical Manual available online||3 months prior to the congress|
Q: How do I register for the conference?
A: In order to register for the conference, please register online.
Q: How can I pay the registration fees?
A: Payment of registration fees can be made by credit card or bank transfer.
Q: Can I receive an invoice under the sponsoring Company/ Hospital’s name?
A: Yes. If you require an invoice to be issued to the sponsoring company, please send an email to the Registration Department, specifying the services requested and full address of the sponsoring company.
Q: Can I register for the conference without paying?
A: Yes, but your registration will be confirmed only when full payment is received.
Q: Can I register before the early fee deadline and pay later?
A: In order to benefit from the early fee registration discount, payment must be received before the deadline.
Q: Can I register onsite?
A: Yes. Onsite registration is available during the congress days. Onsite fees will apply.
Q: What does my registration fees include?
A: For full detailed entitlements, please check the registration page.
Q: Will I receive a confirmation letter after I have finished registering?
A: 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.