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Badges

Each participant receives a name badge by email before the Symposium. The name badge is the official Symposium document and should be worn at all times in order to gain entry to the Symposium session rooms and other events. Please note that access to any of the Symposium areas or events is not possible without an official name badge.

Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of Attendance will be provided.

Climate

In central Italy the climate is milder, with a smaller difference in temperature between summer and winter and a shorter and less intense cold season than in the north; summers are longer.

Month

Min. Temperature

Max Temperature

April

46.4 °F

64.4 °F

CME

Both Italian and EAACI CME is being sought.

Coffee Breaks

Coffee Breaks will be provided.

Currency

The monetary unit is the Euro (EUR)
It is fixed to the US dollar at a current rate of US $1 = Eur €.89

Dress

Dress for the Symposium is business casual.

Evaluations

Attendees will be asked to fill out an evaluation form after the Symposium.

Exhibit Hall

A commercial exhibition will take place during the Symposium.

Exhibition setup starts at 2:00pm on 26 April 2017 
Symposium exhibition: 27-28 April 2017 from 8:00 am - 6.00 pm

Guests and Children

Delegates are asked to refrain from bringing guests and children to the scientific sessions of the WAO Symposium.

Insurance/Liabilities and Disclaimer

WAO cannot be held liable for personal injuries or for loss of or damage to property incurred by delegates or guests at the 2017 WAO Symposium on Hot Topics in Allergy: Pediatric and Regulatory Aspects, including those participating in tours and related events. Delegates and guests are encouraged to purchase insurance to cover loss incurred in the event of cancellation, medical expenses or damage to or loss of personal effects when traveling outside of their own countries.

WAO cannot be held liable for any hindrance or disruption of the 2017 WAO Symposium on Hot Topics in Allergy: Pediatric and Regulatory Aspects proceedings arising from natural, political, social or economic events or other unforeseen incidents beyond its control. Registration of a delegate implies acceptance of this condition.

The materials presented at this continuing medical education activity are made available for educational purposes only. The materials are not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situations discussed, but rather are intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty that may be helpful to others who face similar situations.

Internet Access

Internet will be provided to all attendees in the venue.

Language

The official language of the Symposium is English. All sessions are conducted in English.

Local Time

Central European Time: + 2 hours UTC

Lost and Found

Please visit the Registration Desk for any lost and found items.

Mobile Phone Policy

Use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited within the scientific session rooms. Please ensure that your mobile phone is silenced while you are in the Symposium venue.

Outstanding Abstract Awards

Abstracts that scored highly are awarded with 2017 Symposium Outstanding Abstract Awards. Awards will be given at the beginning of the final Poster Session.

Parking

Parking is available at the venue, Roma Eventi Fontana di Trevi. For more information, please visit www.roma-eventi.com/eng/fontana-di-trevi/business-centre-italy.html

Public transportation is recommended to reach the venue.

Refunds

There are no refunds for on-site payments.

Registration

Registration Includes:

Types: Delegates, Fellows-in-Training, Allied Health Professional, Students

  • Admission to all Scientific Sessions
  • Admission to Exhibit Hall
  • Admission to Poster Sessions
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • CME Credits

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not permitted during any Symposium activity or event.

Social Media

WAO’s social media allows you to interact and stay connected with WAO and other attendees before, during and after the meeting.

Use the hashtag #SymItaly2017 for your comments, questions, photos or to see what everyone else is talking about.

Twitter: @worldallergy

Facebook: facebook.com/worldallergyorg

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/world-allergy-organization

Instagram: @worldallergyorganization

Symposium Organizer

Biomedia

Transportation

Rome offers various transportation options.

Venue

Roma Eventi Fontana di Trevi
www.roma-eventi.com/eng/fontana-di-trevi/index.html

The Roma Eventi Fontana di Trevi is part of the Pontificial Gregorian University.

Visa

All visitors to Italy must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date they are departing the country. Visitors from some foreign countries will require a visa.

Please visit the Italy Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for more information on visas, fees and the application process.

Important Dates

Now Open
Registration Rate Opens

Now Open
Abstract Submission Opens

28 February 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline

26 April 2017
Regular Registration Rate Deadline

27 April 2017
On-site Registration Begins

27-29 April 2017
WAO Symposium on Hot Topics in Allergy: Pediatric and Regulatory Aspects