Breakfast is served at the hotel (for hotel guests) in The Place as follows: Monday – Friday: 06:30 – 10:30 and Saturday and Sunday: 07:00 – 11:00
The currency in London is the Pound Sterling.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa are all widely accepted in shops and restaurants. ATMs are also widely available. Banking hours are from 09:30 – 15:00 Monday to Friday with some opening on Saturday mornings.
We encourage participants to dress comfortably in business casual attire as temperatures in meeting rooms will vary, we suggest you bring a sweater or light jacket to the sessions. Business Casual dress for all evening dinners.
The voltage in London is 220-240V AC, with a frequency of 50/60 Hz. 3-pin United Kingdom plugs.
Please note due to the nature of the funding provided by the event sponsors, we are not able to refund any other expenses incurred. (e.g. car parking, transport to and from regional / international airports and train stations)
The event language is English. No translation will be provided.
There will be an “Cardiology, Diabetes & Nephrology at the Limits 2016” Information Desk onsite.
Please check the validity of your own insurance. The event organisers cannot accept liability for personal injuries, loss or damage to property belonging to event participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the event.
Please note, travel insurance is NOT provided for attendees and therefore it is the responsibility of the delegate to ensure all travellers are sufficiently insured to cover for cancellation, medical expenses, loss of baggage etc.
Messages and Faxes
Any messages or faxes will be kept at the Hotel Reception Desk or delivered to your room.
All Networks have good reception in the hotel, at the University and all surrounding areas.
A video archive of all ‘At the Limits’ presentations will be available approximately 6 weeks after the meeting via the event website and shortly afterwards, on The Lancet website.
London is in the GMT time zone. At the time of the meeting Daylight Saving Time will be active so the correct time zone during this period will actually be BST (British Summer Time). BST is one hour ahead of GMT.
Please note that all passengers should travel with a valid passport for entry into the UK.
Please note airport transfers to and from the hotel on arrival and departure days in London are not included in the event package. Each attendee is responsible for making this arrangement and for paying the charge directly with the supplier involved.
Delegates are requested to check with the British consulate in their home country for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.
Cardiology, Diabetes & Nephrology at the Limits is supported by educational grants from the Pharmaceutical Industry
A list of 2016 supporters is at http://www.atthelimits.org/supporters-2016/