General Information

​VENUE

New York Hilton Midtown

1335 Avenue of the Americas

New York, New York

10019, USA

TEL: +1-212-586-7000

You can visit the hotel website by clicking here.


ACCESSIBILITY

La Guardia Airport is 8 miles from the hotel, and taxi fare to the hotel costs about $35. John F. Kennedy International Airport is 17 miles from the hotel, a taxi costs about $65 from the airport while subway/rail transportation costs $7.50. Newark International Airport is 15 miles from the hotel, a taxi costs about $85 while subway/rail transportation costs $10.

Complete maps and directions to the airport can be found here.


LIABILITY AND INSURANCE

The Meeting Secretariat and organizers cannot accept liability for personal loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or indirectly arising from WSSFN 2019.


LANGUAGE

The official language of the Meeting is English.


DRESS CODE 

Clothing is informal for all occasions. 


CLIMATE

The month of June is typically warm in New York but not hot. Average temperatures range from 18ºC to 26ºC. 


VISA REQUIREMENTS

Some participants may require visas in order to enter the United States. Please check with your local US Consulate or Embassy for detailed information.


INVITATION LETTERS

Invitation letters for visa purposes are available only to registered participants. The option to issue an invitation letter is available within the registration process. At the end of the registration process, you will be able to generate an invitation letter, and you will also receive a confirmation email with a link to the invitation letter.


CME ACCREDITATION

CME Accreditation will be available. For more information, click here.

 

MEETING ORGANIZERS

Kenes International

Rue Francois-Versonnex 7

1207 Geneva

Switzerland

Tel: +41 22 908 0488

Fax: +41 2 2 906 9140

 



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