FAQ

VISA REQUIREMENTS

​Some participants may require visas in order to enter Argentina. Please check with your local Argentina Consulate or Embassy. For more information, please click here.

In order to request the letter with RENURE , please send the below to: 

Felix Mayer    fmayer@av-buscom.com.ar 

Complete name of the participant:

Nationality:

Email:

City where the Visa will be solicited: (should not be necessary the same country of nationality)

Cost: US$70 (including VAT) per letter. (will be billed with a 5% fee for the credit card payment).

The cost of the DHL or courier is not included


​​​​Abstract Submission

If I submit an abstract do I have to attend the Congress?

All accepted abstracts are scheduled in the Scientific Program either as Oral or Poster presentations. It is expected that at least one author of the abstract attend the meeting to present the work and answer questions. Only abstracts of registered participants will be scheduled in the Scientific Program. 

​I have submitted an abstract, when will I know if it has been accepted?

Only after all abstracts have been reviewed by the Scientific Committee will notifications be sent to the abstract submitters. Every effort is made to conclude this process within one month after the abstract submission deadline

How can I make changes to an abstract I have already submitted?

You may enter the Abstract Submission system with your username and password and make changes to your abstract until the submission deadline date. No abstract changes will be accepted after this date, however you are welcome to bring a more up to date abstract to the conference. ​

If my abstract is accepted, where will it be published?
 Copies of your accepted and registered abstracts will be published on the conference website/online journal supplement/program. Please contact the Abstract Department for further details.
 
I am having trouble logging into the abstract submission system – my username/password is not working
Please try one of the following options via the abstract submission page:
  1.  In case you are using "Internet Explorer", please try other internet browser  e.g. "Google Chrome" or "Mozilla"
  2. When you copy and paste your user name and password please make sure there is no extra space at the beginning or the end of them
  3.   In case your password contains the letter "O" please make sure you do not type "0" (Zero) instead the letter "O"
  4.  Please note that the username or ID received when registering for the congress is different to the abstract submission. Please use the abstract submission username or “create new account”
 I created a new account but did not receive my username?
Please note that the username is shown in the "Subject line" in the confirmation email received when setting up a new account. 


My abstract has been accepted but I do not have a copy. Are you able to send one to me?

Copies of your submitted abstracts can be sent to you by email. Please contact us via the contact form on this website for further details.

Registration

How do I register for the Congress?

In order to register for the Congress, please register online.

How can I pay the registration fees?

Registration will open after the 2016 congress. Payment of registration fees can be made by credit card or bank transfer.

Can I receive an invoice under the sponsoring company/ hospital's name?

Yes. If you require an invoice to be issued to the sponsoring company, please contact the registration department via the contact us form - specifying the services requested and full address of the sponsoring company.

​Can I register for the Congress without paying?

Yes, but your registration will be confirmed only when full payment is received.

​Can I register before the early fee deadline and pay later?

In order to benefit from the early fee registration discount, payment must be received before the deadline.

​Can I register on site?

Yes. Onsite registration is available during the Congress days. Onsite fees will apply.

​What does my registration fees include?

For full detailed entitlements, please check the registration page.

​Will I receive a confirmation letter after I have finished registering?

 Yes. A detailed confirmation letter and receipt will be sent to you by email as soon as payment is received and registration is completed.

​Accommodation

​How can I find out information about hotels and their rates?

Kenes International is offering ISPRM 2017 participants specially reduced rates for various hotels in Buenos Aires.​

Information, pictures, location and rates are available on the hotel accommodation page.

​How can I book my room and should I pay in advance?

In order to book a room, please book online. Please note that full payment is required in order to book the room.

​Will I receive a hotel confirmation?

Yes. A detailed confirmation will be sent to you by email as soon as the booking is confirmed and the requested deposit is received.

​Can I book a hotel room without registering for the Congress?

Yes. You can book your room without registering by clicking on the "Booking" button of your chosen hotel available on the website via the hotel accommodation page.

​How can I book rooms for a group?

For group booking (10 rooms and more) please contact us via the contact us form on this website.

Different payment and cancellation conditions apply.

​Invitation Letters & Visa Applications

​How do I apply for a visa to visit Argentina?

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Argentinian Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedure that apply to you.

For more information on visas to Argentina, you can visit:

https://www.visahq.com/get_widget.php  

​Where can I get a Congress invitation letter so that I can apply for a visa?

Please send a request for an official invitation letter via the Contact Us page. Please make sure to send us your full name (as printed in your passport), full postal address and passport number. An official invitation letter will be created and sent to you b​y e-mail within 5-7 working days.

​Is it possible to send an official invitation letter directly to my local Argentinian Consulate?

Unfortunately we are unable to send invitation letters directly to consulates. Invitation letters are prepared solely for individuals and are mailed directly to them.

​​CME Credits

​Is the Congress CME accredited?

Once the Scientific Program has been finalized, an application for CME credits will be made to the <<European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net>>. For further details on CME-CPD Accreditation and how to receive your CME/CPD Certificate, please visit the CME-CPD Accreditation page. Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA C ategory 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme. Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca.

 

​How can I claim my CME credits after the Congress?

Your CME-CPD certificate will be delivered electronically after completing the educational evaluation and credit claiming procedure. The process will take 5-10 minutes. We thank you for your feedback as it is an important part of the CME-CPD accreditation process and helps improve future educational offerings. 

 Congress Venue and Directions

Where is the Conference taking place?
The Conference will take place at the Hilton Hotel in Buenos Aires.  For more information on the venue please visit the website by clicking here.
 
How do I get from the Airport to the Congress Venue?
 For more information, please click here. ​
 
 Can you please send me details of public transport? Do you have a map of the city or area surrounding the venue?
 For up-to-date tourist information including public transport information and maps, please visit the city’s official website for more information:  Turism- Buenos Aires  



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