General Information

Q. What are the conference dates for The World of Health IT?
Q. Where will the conference be held?
Q. Where can I register?
Q. How much is registration?
Q. I have registered, but have not received a confirmation. How do I get another one sent to me?
Q. I have registered, but can no longer attend the conference. Can I send someone else in my place?
Q. What is the cancellation policy?
Q. Where do I pick up my badge?
Q. What are the registration hours?
Q. What are the exhibition hours?
Q. Do I need to be registered for the conference before I can book my hotel at The World of Health IT’s rate?
Q. What is the difference between an Industry Solution Session and a Conference Session?
Q. What kind of companies will be presenting at this conference?
Q. Is there an age limit at The World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition?
Q. How is the weather in Budapest in May?
Q. What kind of currency do I use?
Q. If I need a visa, who do I contact to receive my Letter of Invitation?
Q. What is the closest airport to the SYMA Centre?
Q. What is the attire for the conference?

 


Q. What are the conference dates for The World of Health IT?

A. 10 – 12 May 2011

Q. Where will the conference be held?

A. Syma Centre
H-1146 Budapest, Dósza György út 1
Hungary

Q. Where can I register?

A. You can register on-line at: http://www.worldofhealthit.org/registration

Q. How much is registration?

 

  Early Bird  Late & Onsite Registration
Date On or Before 1 April 2 April 2011  - Onsite
WHIT Member* €499 €599 
Non-Member €599 €699
Single Day Pass €300 €400

25% VAT is not included in the rate

 

Q. I have registered, but have not received a confirmation. How do I get another one sent to me?

A. Please contact The World of Health registration help desk via e-mail at registration@worldofhealthit.org to request a confirmation letter.

Q. I have registered, but can no longer attend the conference. Can I send someone else in my place?

A. Yes, however the substitute must pay any difference in registration rate based on membership status. Example: If you are a member and they are not, the registration difference must be paid.

Please send the substitute's information in writing to The World of Health IT registration help desk via e-mail at registration@worldofhealthit.org

If the substitution takes place on-site they must bring a letter on company letterhead verifying the substitution.

Q. What is the cancellation policy?

A. All cancellations and substitutions must be submitted to the World of Health IT registration help desk via e-mail at registration@worldofhealthit.org

Cancellation before 10 April 2011 - € 100.00 administrative fee

Cancellation after 10 April 2011 - 100% of the registration fee will be forfeited.

Q. Where do I pick up my badge?

A. You can pick up your badge at the registration desk located in the foyer of the SYMA Centre.

Q. What are the registration hours?

A. Attendee Registration:

 

Tuesday, 10 May   09:00 – 20:00
Wednesday, 11 May   08:30 – 18:00
Thursday, 12 May   08:30 – 18:00

 

Exhibitor Registration:

 

Monday, 09 May 12:00 – 17:00
Tuesday,10 May   09:00 – 20:00
Wednesday, 11 May   08:30 – 18:00
Thursday, 12 May   08:30 – 18:00

 

Q. What are the exhibition hours?

 

Tuesday, 10 May   17:30 – 18:30 (private viewing)
18:30 – 20:00 (Opening Reception)
Wednesday, 11 May   12:00 – 18:00
Thursday, 12 May   12:00 – 18:00

 

Q. Do I need to be registered for the conference before I can book my hotel at The World of Health IT’s rate?

A. No, but it is highly recommended that you process both your hotel and conference registrations at the same time. After you have registered for the conference, you will be directed to the hotel registration site.

For a complete list of hotels, please visit: http://www.worldofhealthit.org/travel

Q. What is the difference between an Industry Solution Session and a Conference Session?

A. An Industry Solution Session is a presentation that allows exhibitors to educate attendees on the solutions provided by their product or service. They last about 45 minutes during which exhibitors have the opportunity to present a case study presentation before invited attendees. The Industry Solution theatre is located on the exhibit floor.

On the other hand, Conference Sessions are given by invited speakers who discuss various topics in the healthcare industry. During the conference, there are several sessions running at the same time, but with your attendee badge, you are allowed access into all sessions.

Q. What kind of companies will be presenting at this conference?

A. Presenting and attending will be healthcare professionals, who have the buying power for their organizations- providers, payers, suppliers, policy-makers, and government officials. There will also be clinicians, directors, administrators, informatics professionals, and academicians.

Q. Is there an age limit at The World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition?

A. Yes, all registrants (including spouses or guests) must be 18 years of age or older to attend The World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition.

Q. How is the weather in Budapest in May?

A. In May, the average temperature is 22 degrees C (69 degrees F).

Q. What kind of currency do I use?

A. The Hungarian Forint (HUF) is the official currency of Hungary. Euros are also widely accepted.

An online converter is available at www.xe.com

Q. If I need a visa, who do I contact to receive my Letter of Invitation?

A. To receive an official Letter of Invitation, please register and pay for the conference and then email The World of Health IT registration help desk via e-mail at registration@worldofhealthit.org

Q. What is the closest airport to the SYMA Centre?

A.  Budapest Airport (BUD) is located 17.3 kilometers from the SYMA centre.

Q. What is the attire for the conference?

A. Business

 

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