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Congress Venue

Meliá Castilla
Calle del Capitán Haya, 43
Madrid 28020
Spain

 

Climate and Dress Code

Madrid and its metropolitan area has a Mediterranean climate with continental influences, with mild cool winters and hot summers. The average temperature in March it varies from +8oC (46oF) to +20oC (60oF). The Spanish capital is in the center of the Iberian Peninsula, 622 meters above sea level. The dress code will be informal throughout the Congress.

 

Currency

The local currency is the Euro (EUR).

 

Exhibition

The WCA 2016 Congress in Madrid will include an exhibition that will be open from 12-15 March.
For more information regarding the exhibition and other sponsorship opportunities, please visit the Congress website or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Language

The official language of the Congress is English.

 

Local Time

The time zone in Madrid is Central European Time (CEST / GMT +1) .

 

Visa

Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering Spain.
If you need a letter of invitation, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. after your registration fee is settled.
Please apply for a visa within a reasonable time prior to making your bookings.

 

Travel and Health Insurance

It is strongly recommended that all participants purchase adequate coverage for health, travel and private liability insurance before departing from their home countries. The Organizers will not accept responsibility for personal injury, loss or damage to private, personal property of participants, accompanying persons and exhibitors.

Dates to remember

 

All abstracts should be submitted by

December 18, 2015


Preliminary program

August 20, 2015


Early Registration deadline

October 30, 2015


Late-breaking abstract submission

January 7, 2016


Middle registration deadline

January 15, 2016


Cancellations with refund deadline

January 15, 2016


E-poster submission deadline

February 15, 2016


Exhibition set up

March 11, 2016


Congress dates

March 12-15, 2016


CME Credits Publication

April 1, 2016

WCA-2016 app

 

The WCA-2016 app is now available for Android and iOS devices. Download it to obtain your personal discount code and register for the Congress at reduced fees