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Immune Tolerance in Cancer and Autoimmune Disease: how to break it, and how to (re-)make it.
Wednesday, May 6
The fee is fully inclusive of:
Early Bird (still available) Single $995 Twin/Double $895 Student (twin)* $795 Partners ** $450
Early Bird (still available)
*Students in a twin room will be entered into a sharing pool or they may nominate a roommate during registration
**The partner fee includes all of the above except attendance at conference sessions. They are invited to evening social events.
Additional accommodation is available both before and after the conference at an additional cost of $170 per person per night in a single room or $135 per person per night in a double room. These rates include accommodation and the fully-inclusive meals and beverage package for 24 hours.
Abstracts for both oral and poster presentation are now invited. There will be two dedicated poster sessions and poster space is unlimited.
Delegates presenting posters will be provided with a board measuring two meters (height) by one meter (width) portrait style. Posters will be on display throughout the conference and sessions may take places outdoors, so delegates are advised to laminate posters to enhance their durability. You will be advised where to display your poster upon registration.
The island of Antigua is world famous for its sailing, hosting some of the most prestigious events in the yachting calendar. It is also renowned for its beautiful beaches and excellent diving, enjoying well-preserved coral reefs and shipwrecks off virtually every one of its 365 beaches!
For further information on places to visit, see the official Antiguan department of tourism.
V. C. Bird International is the sole airport in Antigua, located on the North-East coast of the island. Abcam will organize transfers for delegates as part of the conference package. Transfer time is approximately 30 minutes.
Antigua is served by several major airlines from North America and Europe:
Before booking flights, delegates are strongly advised to confirm whether they require a visa to travel to Antigua. Further information about visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide.
Delegates who have completed and returned a transfer form detailing arrival and departure times will be collected from V.C Bird International Airport via National Tours who have a desk outside the main arrivals area. Please present yourself to them after you have collected your luggage, and passed through customs and passport control.
An internet café organized by Abcam will be available for the duration of the conference for delegate use. At the time of writing, internet access is not available in guest bedrooms, but should this become available delegates will be required to cover any additional costs associated with this.
The resort is fully inclusive and the conference fee includes all meals, beverages and social events. Telephone charges and other extras must be covered by delegates and you will be asked to provide credit card details upon check-in at the hotel to cover any such costs.
Money and local information
The local currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar, although US currency is accepted almost everywhere. American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa are accepted. ATMs are available in major resorts. Travelers checks are widely accepted and can be exchanged at international banks, hotels and larger stores. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travelers are advised to take travelers checks in US Dollars
Time zone: GMT/UTC -4
Health and insurance
As before any travel, delegates are strongly advised to ensure they have adequate medical insurance and research any necessary vaccinations they may require; taking advice from relevant health care professionals. Bringing sufficient sun cream protection and mosquito repellent is a must. Delegates will be provided with emergency contact numbers upon registration at the conference.
Passports and visa
Please ensure you have an up to date passport before booking travel and are aware of any visa requirements which may be in operation for nationals of your country.
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office
US Department of State
Terms and conditions
Delegates are advised to ensure they have adequate travel insurance to cover their attendance at the conference in case of incident, or cancellation due to circumstances beyond Abcam's control.
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