international child neurology Congress
Mumbai 2018

VENUE : Hotel Grand Hyatt, Kalina, Mumbai
DATE : 15 - 18 November 2018

General Information

Thank you for registering for the International Child Neurology Congress 2018 Mumbai, November 15 - 18, at Hotel Grand Hyatt Kalina, Mumbai.

Pre-conference Workshop:

There are 6 pre-conference workshops, taking place on 14th November 2018 at various venues across the Mumbai city. We will be arranging shuttle service from Hotel Grand Hyatt Kalina to respective Workshop venues and back in the evening at the end of the workshop.

Pre-conference Workshop Venue
Approaches in Neuroradiology to Decode Diagnosis Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital
Genetics Made Easy: What Every Clinician Must Know SRCC Children’s Hospital
Acute Neurology Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children
Advances in Neuromuscular Disorders Jaslok Hospital
“Clues and Cues” in Pediatric Neurology PD Hinduja Hospital
Ketogenic Diet in Child Neurology Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital

Conference Venue

Hotel Grand Hyatt, Kalina, Mumbai

Language

The official language of the conference is English.

No simultaneous translation is provided.

Weather

The Climate of Mumbai is a tropical wet and dry climate. Mumbai's climate can be best described as moderately hot with high level of humidity. The mean daily maximum temperature will be around 33.4 °C.

Entire venue of the congress is Air Conditioned.

Dresscode

The recommended dress code for the conference is Formals/Smart Casuals. We would appreciate if you come in Indian traditional dress for Banquet on 17th November.

Registration Desk / Conference Office

Open:

  • Wednesday 14th November: 15.00 – 20.00
  • Thursday 15th November: 07.00 – 18.00
  • Friday 16th November: 07.00 – 18.00
  • Saturday 17th November: 07.00 – 18.00
  • Sunday 18th November: 07.00 – 12.00

Hall Location

  • Lobby Area: Registration Desk
  • Grand Ballroom 1: Hall A
  • Grand Ballroom 2: Hall B
  • Grand Ballroom 3: Hall C
  • Grand Salon: Hall D
  • Boardroom 1: Preview Room
  • Drawing Room: Faculty Lounge
  • Grand Lawns: Food Court, Trade Pavilion & Poster Lounge
  • Courtyard: All Day Tea/ Coffee & Mumbai Street Market experience

Name Badge

Please wear your name badge during all conference events. Your badge contains your QR code which allows you access to scientific sessions, Exhibition Site, All meals and gift counter. Participants will receive their name badge at the Registration counter.

Delegates/ Faculty will have access to scientific areas only against Badge.

Certificate of Attendance

CME Certificates for Pre-conference workshop will be given on the same day, at the end of the workshop.

Conference Certificate has to be collected from the Trade Pavilion in the Grand Lawns of Hotel Grand Hyatt, Kalina on Sunday, 18th November 2018.

Please note your certificates will be given strictly against your signature on the MMC attendance sheet.

Speakers Slide Preview Desk

A slide Preview Desk is available for speakers in Boardroom 1. It is mandatory to prepare presentations in PowerPoint (Windows or Mac) on USB pen drives or memory sticks. Presenters should upload their slides a minimum of two hours prior to their schedule presentation time. Personal Laptops are not allowed.

Please also note that speaker guidelines are available on the ICNC 2018 Mumbai website. Kindly please refer to the same for any clarifications.

Faculty Room

The Drawing Room is available for faculty to relax, interact and for tea / lunch breaks.

Exhibition Site

The Trade pavilion is located in the Grand Lawns of Hotel Grand Hyatt, Kalina.
Lunch will be served in the Grand Lawns
Round the clock Tea/ Coffee will be in the Grand Lawns.
Tea/ Coffee will be served in Pre Function area & Courtyard area during the Tea/Coffee Break.

Poster Session

The poster session will be held from 15th - 17th Nov in the Grand Lawns from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Poster presentation will happen between 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm from 15th – 17th Nov.

Certificates for Best Poster will be awarded in public at the closing ceremony on Sunday i.e. 18th Nov 2018 between 12:30 to 1:30 pm.

Inaugural Dinner - Grand Ballroom

Inauguration ceremony starts at 6 pm in the Grand ballroom on 15th November 2018. It will be followed by a Musical Recital by Rahul Sharma post which Cocktails will be served.

Gala Banquet Dinner

Banquet Dinner starts at 7.30 pm on 17th November 2018 in the Grand Ballroom. The theme of the Banquet is an Indian Baazar .The recommended Dress Code for the evening is INDIAN Wear. There will be a performance by the Shiamak Davar Performing Arts’ Troupe till 9 pm post which Dinner will be served. DJ Music shall continue till midnight.

Mobile Phones

The use of mobile phones is prohibited during the scientific sessions. Participants are kindly requested to keep mobile phones turned off during the scientific sessions. I ncase a participant is found recording the session on his/her phone they may be asked to leave the Hall.

Recording

As per ICNA guidelines NO VIDEO RECORDING / PHOTOGRAPHY of any Presentations will be allowed. The entire proceedings will be uploaded on icnapedia.

No-Smoking Policy

For the comfort and health of all participants, smoking is strictly prohibited in the building. In accordance with the local regulations, this conference follows a strict no – smoking policy. Therefore, participants are kindly requested to refrain from smoking in the conference and Trade area. There is a designated Smoking Area in the Hotel.

Transport

The organizer does not arrange transports for participants. We recommend using UBER, OLA, or Yellow & Black taxi. These taxi services have an in-house counter inside the Domestic/ International airport.

Uber / Ola Apps

Uber App:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ubercab&hl=en – for Android

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/uber/id368677368?mt=8 – for IOS

Ola App:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.olacabs.customer&hl=en – for android

https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/ola-cabs-book-taxi-one-touch/id539179365?mt=8 – for IOS

Internet

Complimentary WiFi is available to participants with residential registration only.

Insurance

The Conference Organizer does not assume any liability for personal injuries sustained or loss of, or damage to, property belonging to conference participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as result of the conference. Participants are requested to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Currency

The official currency in India is Rupees (INR).

Banks

Traditional Bank business hours are from Monday to Friday, 9a.m. – 4 p.m. Banks are usually closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Credit Cards

All major credit cards are accepted by hotels, shops and restaurants.

Electricity

Electricity in India is supplied at 220V.

First Aid & Hospital Services

For very urgent and serious cases call the free 104 emergency ambulance service.

Telephone Numbers

When phoning to India, first dial +91 (00 91) followed by the ten–digit number. When dialling a landline in Mumbai use 022

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Emergency telephone numbers are composed of three digits and can be dialled from mobile telephones and phone boxes free of charge.

  • 112 General Emergency
  • 104 Ambulances / First Aid
  • 100 Police
  • 101 Fire Brigade

Shopping

The working hours of most stores in Mumbai are 11.00 am – 9.00 pm from Monday to Saturday; some of them are also open on Sunday. Shopping in Mumbai is an experience in itself.

Please note:

Due to safety and fire regulations, doors will be closed to all session rooms that fill to capacity.

Use of this information for purposes of any kind by anyone other than the registered attendee is strictly prohibited.

For any event related queries you may contact us on:

Email : icnc2018mumbai@gmail.com or conferences@vamaevents.com

Tel. : +91.22. 2438 3498 / 99

We look forward to seeing you in Mumbai!