General Information
Conference Venue
Hilton Vienna
Am Stadtpark
1030 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 717 000
Online hotel reservation: click here
Target Audience
  • Healthcare professionals including physicians and veterinarians
  • Public health specialists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Research scientists
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry
  • Journalists
  • Other interested persons
  • Directions from Vienna Airport (Schwechat)

    by 'CAT' (City Airport Train): The City Airport Train (CAT) leaves every half hour from the airport and the city center (Landstrasse/Wien Mitte) – the ride lasts 16 minutes (single ride EUR 11.00, round trip Euro 17.00. It is possible to check in and receive one’s boarding pass at Wien Mitte (3, Invalidenstrasse / Marxer Brücke) on a specially designated City Airport Train track. The Hilton Vienna is located directly next to the 'CAT' train station.

    For further information please click here.

    by taxi: Taxis from the airport to the Hilton will cost approximately EUR 40.00. Depending on traffic the taxi ride will be approximately 30 minutes.

    Conference Office
    International Society for Infectious Diseases
    Doris Steinbach, Conference Manager
    Phone: +43 1 481 19 48 (Austria)
    Registration Fees (in US $)
    Participants (before September 30, 2018): US $450.00
    Participants (after September 30, 2018): US $575.00
    Students (before September 30, 2018): US $225.00
    Students (after September 30, 2018): US $325.00

    For further information please refer to the registration section.
    Abstract Deadline
    The abstract deadline is July 1, 2018. For further information refer to the Abstract submission section.
    Certificate of Attendance
    A certificate of attendance will be available onsite at the registration desk.

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    Official Invitation Letter
    An official letter of invitation for visa application purposes will be forwarded to any participant upon request. However, this invitation implies no obligation, financial or otherwise, on the conference.
    Passports and visas
    Foreigners wishing to visit Austria should obtain a valid passport. Visitors from some countries should obtain an entry visa before coming to Austria. When uncertain as to the requirement for entry visa, please contact the Austrian embassy or consulate in your country as soon as possible. The conference is not responsible for obtaining visas for any participant.
    Currency is the EUR (EUR €). Major credit cards are accepted in most restaurants and hotels.

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    Liability and Insurance
    The Local Organizing Committee and ISID will accept no liability for personal injuries sustained by conference participants or for loss or damage to property belonging to conference participants, either during the conference or as a result of the conference or during any tours. It is, therefore, recommended that participants arrange for their own personal health, accident and travel insurance.
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