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For support on using the IFSO 2017 app, including logging in and technical issues, please use the link below to contact the app developers:

If you have already registered and would like to add a postgraduate course and/or the Congress Dinner ticket to your registration, you can do so from your Attendee Account. Log in using the link and password provided in your confirmation email.

Registration hours:

Tuesday 29th August: 8:30 - 14:30

Wednesday 30th August

  • Postgraduate courses: 7:00 - 14:00
  • Main Congress: 14:00 - 20:00


Thursday 31st August: 7:00 - 16:30

Friday 1st September: 7:00 - 16:30

Saturday 2nd September: 7:30 - 11:00

You can register for the Congress from the registration page. Registration opened on 1st December 2016. The deadline for Early Bird registration was 9th June 2017 at 23:59 GMT. Should you have any queries, please contact us by emailing or by calling +44 (0) 207 808 5172.

Payments with credit cards are preferable. However, bank transfers will also be accepted.

The cancellation of your registration should be requested in writing by emailing Terms and conditions are available on the registration page.

After 16 July 2017 no refunds will be given.

To register a group (10 people or more), please contact us by emailing or by calling +44 (0) 207 808 5172.

Yes, all abstract presenters are required to register for the Congress by no later than 22nd May 2017– if you have not registered by this date your abstract will be withdrawn.


You will be able to submit your abstract from 1st December 2016 to 1st April 2017 on the abstract page.


Yes, presenters will need to attend the Congress. Only the abstracts of the presenters who have registered by 22nd May 2017 23:59 GMT will be approved and published in the scientific programme.


You will receive your CME/CPD certificate after filling in the evaluation survey post event. Find more information on the Accreditation page.


You can find information on the accommodation page. We have negotiated a wide range of accommodation options to suit different budgets.

The official language of the Congress is English.


You may need a VISA to come into the UK, depending on your nationality. Information on visitor visas and how to apply for one can be found on the UK Border Agency website .

Following the recent referendum vote for the UK to leave the European Union, visa-free travel is still in place for citizens of member states of the European Union, including to and from the UK. Any changes to visa-free travel are unlikely to take place in the immediate future.

Delegates must be registered and have paid in full for the event before applying for a VISA letter. Invitation letters are available on request during the registration process. For further assistance, please email


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