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
Global Reservations Centre 1-800-441-1414
The official language of the Congress is English.
July temperature in
is moderate, mostly sunny during the day, with the possibility of
clouds and rain approx:
light jacket for the evening is suggested as temperatures may cool
down. Clothing is informal for all occasions.
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.
July 11, 2008
Technician, Trainee * Student **
cost for Accompanying Person(s)
* 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
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.
information regarding a bank transfer, please contact the
50% refund on registration fees is applicable if written
cancellation received before
25% refund on registration fees is applicable if written
cancellation received before July 10.
From July 11 no refund available.
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.
The Registration Desk will operate as follows:
Saturday, July 26, 2008 16:00 - 20:00
Sunday, July 27, 2008 08:00 - 18:00
Monday, July 28,
2008 08:00 - 18:00 hours
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 08:00 - 14:00
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.
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.
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.
that VHS video projection, 35 mm’ slide projection and overhead
projection will not be available!
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.
The Congress Organizers are not responsible for posters that have
not been removed / collected by the end of designated sessions.
yourself available next to your poster during coffee and lunch
breaks to answer possible questions.
An exhibition will take place during the Congress and will be open
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
An attendance certificate will be provided upon request for
participants who need proof of attendance for income tax or other
Registered participants are invited to the Get-Together Reception,
which will take place in the Exhibition Area (Concert Hall) of the
Fairmont Royal York
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
Restaurant. Participants who have bought tickets for the dinner
should meet outside the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Front Street at
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