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VENUE AND HEADQUARTERS HOTEL
The Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Canada is the venue and headquarters hotel of the:
14th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY
ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2008

The Fairmont Royal York
100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1E3
Tel: (416) 368-2511, Fax (416) 368-9040
e-mail: royalyorkhotel@fairmont.com
Reservations Dept. 1-800-663-7229
Global Reservations Centre 1-800-441-1414

LANGUAGE
The official language of the Congress is English.

CLIMATE
The average July temperature in Toronto is moderate, mostly sunny during the day, with the possibility of clouds and rain approx: 21ºC / 68ºF. A light jacket for the evening is suggested as temperatures may cool down. Clothing is informal for all occasions.

VISA
Participants may require a visa to enter Canada. We therefore suggest that you contact the Canadian Embassy/Consulate in your country or ask your travel agent for assistance.

REGISTRATION FEES

  after
July 11, 2008
Participant US$ 760.-
Nurse, Technician, Trainee * Student ** US$ 595.-
Farewell Dinner (optional) US$ 90.-
Get-Together Reception cost for Accompanying Person(s) US$ 35.-

* letter of verification required
** valid student card required

Fees for PARTICIPANTS include: participation in all scientific sessions, Congress kit, program, abstract book, printed material of the Congress and invitation to Get-Together Reception.

PAYMENT
Payment for registration fees may be made directly via our website: www.CardiologyOnline.com, by credit card, i.e. Visa, MasterCard, or American Express, by cheque payable to the 14th World Congress on Heart Disease, or by bank transfer to the 14th World Congress on Heart Disease. For further information regarding a bank transfer, please contact the Secretariat.

CANCELLATION POLICY
50% refund on registration fees is applicable if written cancellation received before April 10.
25% refund on registration fees is applicable if written cancellation received before July 10.
From July 11 no refund available.

INSURANCE
The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants, students and accompanying persons, either during or indirectly arising from the 14th World Congress on Heart Disease. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

REGISTRATION DESK
The Registration Desk will operate as follows:
Saturday, July 26, 2008                           16:00 - 20:00 hours
Sunday, July 27, 2008                             08:00 - 18:00 hours
Monday, July 28, 2008                             08:00 - 18:00 hours
Tuesday, July 29, 2008                            08:00 - 14:00 hours

PROJECTION EQUIPMENT
If using a PowerPoint (or any other computer) presentation, please note you need to provide the presentation on a CD, DVD or memory stick (using the USB port in the computer ) and load it onto one of the congress’ computers in the Speakers Ready Room, at least 1 hour before the start of your session.

If combining video film with PowerPoint, please make sure to check your presentation in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during a coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session – even after checking it in the Speakers Ready Room.

Please note that the congress’ computers in the session halls are supplied with Windows XP and Office 2003.

You may supply your own laptop computer as back-up.

Important note for Macintosh users!
If using a Macintosh laptop computer, please note that you must provide your own computer and confirm that it has a VGA socket for external signal. On arrival at the Congress please check your computer in the Speakers’ Ready Room and again in the session hall where your lecture will take place, at least 1 hour before the start of your session.

Please note that VHS video projection, 35 mm’ slide projection and overhead projection will not be available!

POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Please see the program for the exact date of your poster presentation. Presenters must put up their posters by 08:30 if presenting in the morning session, on the relevant day of their presentation and remove them by 12:30. If presenting in the afternoon session, posters should be put up by 14:00 and dismantled by 18:00 on the same day.

PLEASE NOTE: The Congress Organizers are not responsible for posters that have not been removed / collected by the end of designated sessions.

Please make yourself available next to your poster during coffee and lunch breaks to answer possible questions.

EXHIBITION
An exhibition will take place during the Congress and will be open as follows:
Saturday, July 26, 2008                         18:30 - 20:00 hours
Sunday, July 27, 2008                           10:00 - 17:00 hours
Monday, July 28, 2008                           10:00 - 17:00 hours
Tuesday, July 29, 2008                          10:00 - 13:00 hours

ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES
An attendance certificate will be provided upon request for participants who need proof of attendance for income tax or other purposes.

GET-TOGETHER RECEPTION
Registered participants are invited to the Get-Together Reception, which will take place in the Exhibition Area (Concert Hall) of the
Fairmont Royal York on Saturday, July 26 at 18:30 hours.

FAREWELL DINNER (Optional)
The Farewell Dinner will take place on Monday, July 28, 2008 at 20:00 hours at the

Ivory Thailand Restaurant.  Participants who have bought tickets for the dinner should meet outside the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Front Street at 19:45 hours.

CONGRESS SECRETARIAT
14th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE
PO Box 17659
Beverly Hills, CA 90209, USA
Tel: +1 310 657 8777
Fax: +1 310 659 4781
E-mail: klimedco@ucla.edu
Website: www.CardiologyOnline.com

ORGANIZERS
CARDIOLOGY ONLINE
PO Box 17659
Beverly Hills, CA 90209, USA
Tel: +1 310 657 8777; Fax: +1 310 659 4781

E-mail: klimedco@ucla.edu
Website:
www.CardiologyOnline.com

 

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