General Information

Passport & Visa Requirements

All visitors are required to have a valid passport.

To find out if you will need a visa to come to the United Kingdom, please complete the "Do I need a UK visa?" questionnaire, accessible on the website of the UK Border Agency at Please note that it can take up to 4 to 5 weeks to process a Visa application and early application is recommended. The Conference Organising Committee cannot accept any responsibility for Visa applications. Where a delegate is unable to attend because of failure to obtain a visa on time, the normal cancellation policy for registration fee will apply.


The Conference Organising Committee will not be responsible for any medical expenses, loss or accidents incurred during the conference. Delegates are strongly advised to arrange their own personal insurance to cover medical and other expenses including accident or loss. Where a delegate has to cancel for medical reasons, the normal cancellation policy will apply. It is recommended that citizens from EU countries bring with a valid European Health Insurance Card (also called the EU Medical Card).