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12th World Congress in Fetal Medicine 2013 23-27 June 2013, Marbella-Spain

Palacio de Ferias y Congresos * | Marbella, SPAIN
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Title: 12th World Congress in Fetal Medicine 2013 23-27 June 2013, Marbella-Spain
Specialty: , Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Jun, 23, 2013 to Jun, 27, 2013
Location: Marbella, SPAIN
Type: Conference, Congress, Meeting, Summit, Symposium
Registration Cost: From 0 to 0 EUR
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Event Venue:

Palacio de Ferias y Congresos *

Marbella, SPAIN Visit the Venue to read more
Currency:
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Transportation Guide:

Airport transfers

There is a bus from Malaga Airport to Marbella that at the moment runs once every hour. There is a possibility of increasing the number of buses for the FMF Congress but there is no update on that yet. 
You also have the option to get a taxi, which you will find outside the airports (Malaga & Gibraltar).

FMF trying to help the attendees and get cheap prices, is cooperating with "Viajes El Corte Ingles" and has managed to get the following prices which will remain fixed during the FMF Congress. These prices are for a single transfer from Malaga International Airport to Marbella or from Marbella to Malaga International Airport.

 

1-3 seats 60 € , 9 seats 100 € , 23 seats 179 € , 55 seats 199 €

 

If you want to book for one of the above services you can do it:

Visas

Attendees coming from countries that will need a visa please contactfmfeducation@fetalmedicine.com well in advance in order to get the visa letters. 
Please send an email with:

  1. Name as it appears on the passport
  2. Date of birth
  3. Passport number
  4. Address where you want to have the letter posted.

Please also note

  • People accompanied by their families please send the same (1-3) for the people coming with you so as to be included in the letter.
  • There are Embassies that will accept the letter from the FMF and others that will need a letter from our representative in Spain. Please check it out and state in your email exactly what the Spanish Embassy in your country needs.
  • Requests for Visa letter after the 20th of May will only be sent to you via email or fax.
  • Please arrange your appointments for visa well in advance.
Event Overview
Welcome message:

The 12th World Congress in Fetal Medicine is going to take place in Marbella, 23-27 June 2013. Marbella is one of the best known Spanish cities internationally, and a very popular tourist destination. It is situated on the Mediterranean Sea between Malaga and Gibraltar Strait and it belongs to the province of Malaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia. 
The Venue of the 2013 FMF World Congress is "Marbella Congress, Fairs and Exhibitions Centre" (Jose Melia, 2 - 29602 Marbella). It is 52km from Malaga International Airport (around 35/40 minutes by taxi) and 77km from Gibraltar International Airport (55/60 minutes by taxi).

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Accommodation
Accommodation:

FMF is cooperating with the "Viajes El Corte Ingles" agency in order to make sure there will be rooms available for you at the cheapest possible prices. FMF is not getting any commission for the rooms, so if you find cheaper rates than the ones listed, please send an email to kristis@fetalmedicine.com

  • To book your desired hotel online please click here
  • The rooms will be available until 23rd of May 2013 and the fully booked hotels will be deducted from the list.
  • For a list of Hotels and prices together with the option for a shuttle service, please click here
  • If you prefer not to pay online for your accommodation and/or shuttle service, you can do it by Bank Transfer via this form which after completing please send it together with the receipt you will get from the bank tofmf2013@viajeseci.es

If you decide to ask for a shuttle service after you have booked your hotel, at a later point, you can do it via the above links by filling in the "shuttle service" section .

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  • To book your desired hotel online please click here
  • The rooms will be available until 23rd of May 2013 and the fully booked hotels will be deducted from the list.
  • For a list of Hotels and prices together with the option for a shuttle service, please click here
  • If you prefer not to pay online for your accommodation and/or shuttle service, you can do it by Bank Transfer via this form which after completing please send it together with the receipt you will get from the bank tofmf2013@viajeseci.es

If you decide to ask for a shuttle service after you have booked your hotel, at a later point, you can do it via the above links by filling in the "shuttle service" section .

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Submission Info

Please note: Spellcheck and proofread your entries before submitting them, and also make sure that you use only English characters (ü ä ö ß í é ę ç ğ etc. will only make your names or words unreadable). The Fetal Medicine Foundation will not be responsible for any spelling mistakes, inaccuracies or other errors due to incorrect input on your part.

Please make sure that you complete all requested fields in the form. In the section of "Abstract author(s)" please write down the Initials in Capital Letters and only the Surname of each author.

The abstract should be structured using the following headings:

  • For original work: Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusions
  • For case reports: No headings

The submitted Abstracts will be assessed by Professor Nicolaides and the Scientific Committee. The contact person will be notified by an email whether the Abstract is accepted or not. If successful, we will let you know whether it is accepted for an oral or poster presentation and give you guidelines for either case.

To submit an Abstract please click here

Sponsors Exhibitors
Sponsors / Supporters

The Sponsors and Exhibitors of the 12th World Congress in Fetal Medicine are the following:

  • Perkin Elmer (Gold)
  • Ariosa Diagnostics (Silver)
  • Roche (Silver)
  • Natera (Silver)
  • Hitachi - Aloka (Standard)

SPONSORS PROFILES:

 

 


 

GOLD SPONSOR

 


 

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PerkinElmer.
www.perkinelmer.com/MaternalFetalHealth

PerkinElmer is a global company focused on improving the health and safety of people and their environment. 
Targeting health right at the start of life, the company supplies a range of instruments and serum-based or dried blood spot-based assays for 1st and 2nd trimester aneuploidy screening.
For faster and more comprehensive prenatal diagnosis Prenatal BoBs™ is a bead-based multiplex assay designed to detect aneuploidies of chromosomes 13, 18, 21, X and Y, as well as copy number changes in 9 common microdeletion syndrome regions. 
PerkinElmer has also the world's first PlGF assay intended for 1st trimester prediction of pre-eclampsia.

For more information, please visit www.perkinelmer.com

 

 

 

 


 

SILVER SPONSORS

 


 

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Ariosa Diagnostics.
www.ariosadx.com

 

Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. is a molecular diagnostics company committed to innovating together to improve patient care. The flagship product, the Harmony Prenatal Test, is a safe, highly accurate and affordable prenatal test for maternal and fetal health. Led by an experienced team, Ariosa is using its proprietary technology to perform a directed analysis of cell-free DNA in blood. The Harmony Prenatal Test equips pregnant women and their healthcare providers with reliable information to make decisions regarding their health, without creating unnecessary stress or anxiety.

The company began operations in 2010 and is headquartered in San Jose, Calif.

For more information, visit www.ariosadx.com.
Follow us on Twitter @HarmonyPrenatal, and on Facebook at Harmony Prenatal for Healthy Pregnancy.

 

 

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Roche.
www.roche.com

 

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world's largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, infectious diseases, inflammation, metabolism and neuroscience. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. 
Roche's personalised healthcare strategy aims at providing medicines and diagnostic tools that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life and survival of patients. 
In 2012 Roche had over 82,000 employees worldwide and invested over 8 billion Swiss francs in R&D. The Group posted sales of 45.5 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, in the United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche is the majority shareholder in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan.

For more information, please visit www.roche.com

 

 

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Natera.
www.natera.com

 


In late 2012 Natera announced The PanoramaTM Test, the most accurate and comprehensive non-invasive prenatal test available. Natera has a history of proven excellence in reproductive genetic testing having previously launched preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for IVF, carrier screening and the only prenatal non-invasive paternity test.

Web links:
Panorama Test
Natera

 

 

 

 


 

STANDARD SPONSOR

 


 

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Hitachi - Aloka.

Contact
Organising Agency

The Fetal Medicine Foundation
137 Harley Street
London, W1G 6BG
United Kingdom

Telephone: 00 44 (0)207 034 3070
Fax: 00 44 (0)207 034 3071

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