1. Executive Committee
  2. Organizing Committee
  3. Scientific Committee
  1. International
  2. Regional
  1. Scientific Program Details
  2. Meet the Experts & Workshops
  1. CXR Interpretation
  2. PFT Interpretation
  3. Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  4. Interpretation of Chest PET \ CT
  5. Medical Thoracoscopy
  6. Video-Assisted Mediastinoscopy (VAM)
  1. Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi
  2. Venue Map

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Registration Fees

Till 15 Feb 2010

From 16 Feb-
10 Mar 2010

Onsite 17-
20 Mar 2010

Physicians $400.00 $450.00 $500.00
Residents, Nurses & Others $300 $350 $400
Workshop $100 per workshop

The Registration Fee For Participants Includes:

  1. Attendance to sessions
  2. Entrance to the exhibition
  3. All congress documents
  4. Coffee breaks

Hotel Accommodation:

  1. To guarantee a hotel reservation, the whole stay of hotel accommodation as a deposit fee will be charged at the time of booking to the individual credit card.
  2. Hotel rooms are booked on first come first serve basis.

Cancellation Terms and Conditions:

If you cannot attend the conference we are happy to accept a substitute colleague. You do have to inform us about this at least 10 days in advance. We regret that no refunds can be made after 05 March 2010.

Method of Payment

Payment of fees in Dollars ($) or AED must accompany all registrations. No registration will be confirmed until payment is received. Payment can be made by the following methods:

  • Credit Cards: VISA, MasterCard
  • Bank transfer: a copy of the bank receipt must be sent by fax or e-mailed together with the completed registration form.(add fax number and email)
  • Cheques: ONLY for UAE based companies

Please note that bank transmission fees have to be paid by the transmitter. Bank details are as follows:

Bank name: Emirates Bank international
Bank address: P O Box 11954
Al Suk Branch
Dubai - United Arab Emirates
AED Account number: 1011233252601 (only for payments in AED)
USD Account number: 1021233252602 (only for payments in USD)
Swift Code: EBILAEAD
Reference: Gulf Thoracic 2010– [your name] + [reference number]

Important Notes:

  1. Registrations not accompanied by appropriate payment as outlined above will not be honored until full payment is received.
  2. When names of participants are NOT stated on the bank transfer, your payment can not be linked. Consequently, your payment will be unknown to the Administration Office.
  3. Only the forms of payment listed above are acceptable. Company and personal cheques are not accepted unless the company is based in the UAE.
  4. Currency exchange charges or bank collection fees are the responsibility of the registrant. 5. Please do not forward any values by mail. The Organizing Committee will accept no liability for any loss.
  5. Please do not forward any values by mail. The Organizing Committee will accept no liability for any loss.
  6. For administrative and preparatory reasons, (on-line) registration is possible until 07 March 2010, 12:00 hrs (GMT+ 4). From this date onwards, we advise you to register and pay on-site at the Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi during congress registration hours commencing on 17 March 2010.

Insurance and Liability

In registering for the Gulf Thoracic Congress 2010 you agree that neither the organizing committee nor the congress secretariat accept any liability. Participants are requested to make their own arrangements in respect of health and travel insurance.

Confirmation of Registration For Participants

When your completed registration form plus payment is received by the Congress Secretariat you will receive a written confirmation of your registration by email. The confirmation will include a registration number which must be submitted at the registration desk when receiving the conference badge and bag.

Name Changes

If you cannot attend but did register, you will be given the opportunity to send a colleague in your place. Name changes are possible until 05 March 2010, 12:00 hrs (GMT+ 4). Should you insist on having the changes carried out after this date, there will be a charge of $ 20 / AED 75 per name change, these changes can only be made at the onsite registration desk. Moreover, we will not be able to confirm the change in writing to you.