General Information

The “TOXINS 2015 – Basic Science and Clinical Aspects of Botulinum and Other Neurotoxins” will be held 14-17 January 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The Corinthia Hotel Lisbon is the official Conference Venue and Headquarters hotel where all meeting sessions will take place.

Headquarter Conference Venue

With stunning views over the 18th Century Aqueduct and the beautiful Monsanto Nature Park, the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon is a short distance from the historic city centre where 800 years of cultural influences mingle with modern trends and life styles. An ideal base for both leisure and business travelers.

The Corinthia Lisbon is a short distance away from Lisbon (Portela) International Airport, just 7 km away 10-15 minutes with an average Taxi Fare from 7-10€. Set in in the city centre, the hotel is close to main public transportation which will help you get around Lisbon with ease.

For more information: http://www.corinthia.com/hotels/lisbon/destination/location/

Other Accommodations

Room blocks have also been set aside for Toxins 2015 at the Sana Malhoa Hotel and the Novotel Lisboa.

Please Note: There are special discounted rates for the conference participants at the Corinthia Hotel Libson, the Sana Malhoa and the Novotel Lisboa.

Attire

Semi-casual business wear is recommended for the TOXINS 2015 conference. We suggest you dress comfortably and have a jacket or sweater available in case you find the meeting rooms too cold.

Average weather in January

8°-15°C (46° – 58° F)
Check current weather at BBC Weather

Internet Access at TOXINS 2015 Headquarters

Wireless internet access will be complimentary in the sleeping rooms and conference session rooms.

Letter of Invitation

The INA cannot intervene with either the US Embassy abroad or with the State Department on behalf of any participant. However, if you need a personal letter of invitation to attend the meeting, contact Customer Service at info@neurotoxins.org. A request for a letter must be sent in writing on official letterhead and include your name, hospital/institution, complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and any other specific information required for your country. If you are presenting a paper or speaking please include the date/time, title, and the session that will be presented. If you are exhibiting or attending the conference, please indicate that in your request. Attendees from China should include their passport number, date of birth, and gender.

Passport Processing

Passport processing may take from four to six weeks. To expedite your processing please see link below. http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/apply.html

EU-National Documents needed for travel, please see link below. http://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/travel/entry-exit/eu-citizen/index_en.htm

Services for the Disabled

If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend this conference, contact info@neurotoxins.org at least 15 days prior to the conference.

Medical Equipment Requests

Attendees and guests who require special medical equipment during the course of the Annual Assembly are encouraged to order such equipment in advance. Scooter and wheelchair rentals are available by contacting Rent-A-Stuff.
http://rent-a-stuff.com/?id=rent
http://www.rent-a-stuff.com

Rent-a-stuff is located at the Lisbon Airport
Arrivals Public Area Stage 2
Kiosk Number 8
Phone: +351 933 444 711
Email: info@rent-a-stuff.com