General Information

If you are attending HIV Glasgow, please see onsite congress information here

Conference Venue

Located on the banks of the River Clyde in the heart of Glasgow (some 7.6 miles from Glasgow Airport), the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) occupies a superb landscaped site with convenient city transport links.  The SECC provides excellent facilities to ensure the efficient management of an international congress of this stature. The address for the SECC is:

Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre
Exhibition Way
Glasgow, G3 8YW UK

Tel:               +44 (0)141 248 3000
Website:      www.secc.co.uk
Directions:  www.secc.co.uk/attend/how-to-get-here.aspx

ScotRail Conference Rover – Discounted travel within the city

The ScotRail Conference Rover is an exclusive offer for conference delegates for rail travel between the SECC and Glasgow City Centre. The ticket costs just £5 for up to 5 days unlimited travel by train within the Conference Zone. How to buy: pick up your delegate badge at the conference registration area, then purchase your Conference Rover from any train station within the Conference Zone. Once you have purchased your ticket, you can also get 50% off fares within the wider ScotRail network if you are exploring beyond the city. Please see the flyer here for more details.

Catering

The Congress Scientific registration fee includes lunches on Sunday 23, Monday 24, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 October. Daily luncheon vouchers are issued to delegates which will enable them to choose from a number of different catering outlets from within the Exhibition Hall offering salads, sandwiches, pasta, noodles and jacket potatoes. Tea and coffee is provided during the programme within the Exhibition Hall at the times shown within the Programme.

The Opening Reception on Sunday 23 October will comprise a drinks and canapes reception hosted by the Lord Provost of Glasgow and Glasgow City Council.  All registered scientific delegates and exhibitors are invited to attend this Reception.
Smaller Coat of Arms

A Poster Reception will take place on Tuesday 25 October providing the opportunity for delegates to review the posters over a drink, whilst the exhibition is closed.  Dry snacks will be provided.

Official Language

The official language of the Congress will be English. There will be no simultaneous interpretation.

Insurance

The organisers do not accept responsibility for each individual’s medical, travel or personal insurance and participants are advised to take out their own policies.

Official Italian Agency for AIFA Procedure

Any Italian pharmaceutical company supporting or participating in a congress abroad, is subjected to an authorization by AIFA (Italian Drug Agency), according to an Italian Government Decree (Decreto Legislativo 219/06 – art. 124).

The request of authorization must be submitted within 60 days before the starting date of the event. The appointed agency to collect all applications from pharmaceutical companies and file them with the AIFA is:

AIM Group International – AIM Education S.r.l.
Valentina Disabato/Cristina Ghidoli
Via G. Ripamonti, 129 20141 Milan, Italy

Tel. +39 02 56601.288/360
FAX +39 02-70048585
e-mail: [email protected]

Glasgow City Information

Planning your visit to Glasgow? View more information about the city at the People Make Glasgow website.

Contact us

For all enquiries relating to this event please contact:

HIV Drug Therapy Glasgow 2016
Organising Secretariat
KnowledgePoint360 Group
Victoria Mill, Windmill Street
Macclesfield SK11 7HQ, UK

Tel:      +44(0)1625 664390
Fax:     +44(0)1625 664391
Email[email protected]