ACSCD 2020 information will be available in 1st quarter of 2020.
Registration for the ACSCD 2019 Conference includes plenary sessions, concurrent sessions (including Focus Sessions), African Cafe Sessions, admission to the ACSCD Exhibition hub and featured events at the Exhibition hub.
Registration for ACSCD 2019 is now CLOSED!
Each Participant must register separately using the appropriate registration form.
Registration & Information Desk
During the Conference, there will be a Registration Desk within Landmark Centre for on-site registrations, distribution of the name badges and for helping the participants in the issues related with their registrations.
All mentioned fees are in US Dollars (USD) and including 5% Nigerian VAT.
* To qualify for Developing Country rate, you must be a citizen of and resident of one of the Low or Lower-Middle Income Countries as per WHO classification as of September 2018
** All abstract presenters should confirm their participation by registering online before 16 August 2019, after which date the abstract will be withdrawn
*** All confirmed speakers benefit from complimentary registration until 14 September 2019, after which date the applicable rate will apply
**** Proof of status needs to be provided after the online registration process. Please provide a student card or an official letter on your institution/organization’s letterhead which indicates proof of your status as a Student, Fellow, Trainee, Advocate, Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional. Email to email@example.com, provide Full Name and Email used during registration for cross-reference.
***** Patient and Caregivers looking to attend the congress may benefit from complimentary registrations. Please contact your affiliated patient representative organization to find out how this can be facilitated. Limited badges available and delegates must be vetted by their associated Patient Representative Organization by 14 September 2019 at the latest.
Group registrations will only be accepted for groups of 5 attendees or greater. If you are registering 4 or fewer attendees, please use the registration link above to register your individual attendees. For group registrations and group discounts, email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your group.
Group discounts are available for International Delegations of 5 or more. For more information on international delegations click here.
Included in Registration
The full registration fee includes:
- Admission to the ACSCD2019 Scientific Sessions and Poster Viewings on 31 October, 1 and 2 November 2019
- Access to Exhibit Hall including coffee breaks
- Admission to the lunches on 1 and 2 November 2019
- Congress Bag & Related Materials
- Admission to the Welcome Reception on 31 October 2019
The accompanying person fee includes:
- Admission to the Welcome Reception on 31 October 2019
- Access to Exhibit Hall
Lunchboxes on Thursday 31 October 2019 are not included in the registration fee. If you would like to receive a voucher for a lunchbox, you can buy one at the registration desk on Thursday 31 October 2019’ during your registration check-in.
Accepted Methods of Payment
The official currency of the Congress is USD.
Payments should be made in advance via bank transfer or online via credit card. We regret that we are unable to accept personal, company, bank or USD cheques.
All registration fees should be paid in advance in USD and made out to African Congress on Sickle Cell Disease, mentioning ACSCD 2019. Please do not forget to indicate your first and last name on the payment.
Payments can be made by:
1. Credit Card
Holders of Verve, Visa or Mastercard may use their cards for charging all costs. Please indicate card number, expiry date and security code on the registration payment form. Please note that an online processing fee will be charged on top of the registration rate.
2. Bank Transfer
Bank account details for ACSCD 2019 Conference are indicated below. Participants preferring bank transfer payment are kindly required to send the proof of payment to the Conference Organizing Secretariat.
Account holder: AFRICAN CONGRESS ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE
Bank: Guarantee Trust Bank (GTBank),
Bank Address: Ogunlana Drive, Surulere Lagos, Nigeria
Account number: 0431359280 (USD) / 0431359895 (NGN)
Sort Code: 058-153006
Swift Code: GTBINGLA
Participant number, name, code (e.g., ACSCD 2019)
Please make sure all bank fees or transfer charges are covered by the submitting account and that the payment is free of charge for the receiver account. Please mention your first, last name and email and “ACSCD 2019” on the bank transfer.
Please ensure to input the same email used for registration as the email for payment, so that we can easily match your registration to your payment.
Payment by bank transfer is only possible until 27 September 2019. Only credit card payments will be accepted after that date
Letter of Confirmation/ Payment Receipt
If you pay online by Credit Card, you will receive an e-mail with confirmation of your registration. The email contains details of your payment specification. Your registration is, in principle, complete. In case you decline the payment afterwards or in case you request a refund, the organization will cancel your registration to the ACSCD2019.
If you choose to pay by invoice, your invoice is attached to an email sent to you. Your registration will be complete once we received your payment via bank transfer.
A letter of confirmation/payment receipt will be sent by email once the Congress Secretariat has received the fully completed registration form and the related payment.
Please bring this confirmation to the Congress venue and go directly to the registration counter to facilitate collection of your badge and related congress materials.
In addition to the payment receipt, general City/Congress information will be sent to all delegates by email approximately six weeks prior to the Congress in addition to being available on the Congress website. This will provide information and advice helping you to prepare for your visit in Lagos, Nigeria and attendance at ACSCD 2019. Please be certain to submit your valid email address when registering
Certificate of attendance
A Certificate of Attendance for regular delegates and students will be sent by email after the Congress.
Consent to use of Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at, or participation in ACSCD 2019 constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the Congress’ use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes.
Registration Cancellation Policy
Cancellations will only be considered when received in writing.
You may receive a full refund for your conference registration (less a 30% processing fee) for written cancellations received on or before August 30, 2019. Written notices of cancellations received September 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019, will be assessed a 50% processing fee. Only medically verifiable cancellations will be considered for partial refund from October 1, 2019 through October 15, 2019. Otherwise no refund is possible from October 1, 2019.