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.

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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.


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 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.

EU-National Documents needed for travel, please see link below.

Services for the Disabled

If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend this conference, contact 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.

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


New Abstract Topic

International Forum: Exploring the National, Regional, and Local Clinical Experience With Botulinum Neurotoxins

In recognition of the country-specific and/or institution-specific differences in the use of BoNTs in clinical practice, this session is designed for clinicians and research scientists to share their experience and insights with global colleagues. A session format combining presentations and a panel discussion will identify and explore these differences in the clinical application of BoNTs relating to: patient populations, treatment protocols, best practices for common indications, pharmacoeconomic considerations, and data for the use of BoNT therapy in innovative ways.

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Cancellation policy:

60 days prior to arrival cancelled room nights will be subject to a 100% charge, equivalent to the full value, including any applicable VAT.

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Parking (Focus car park)

We offer the opportunity to pre-book parking in our enclosed section in the nearby Focus car park (Fabriksgatan 45) for 225 SEK/night (valid from 15:00 on the day of your arrival until 13:00 on the day of your departure).

The easiest way to pre-book is when you reserve a room or online via the link you receive in your confirmation or welcome e-mail from us 7 days before your arrival. Alternately, contact the reservations team by e-mail: or telephone: +46 (0)31-750 88 10.

If you have not pre-booked a parking space or you would like parking after hours, a space may be provided subject to availability. Please contact the Guest Service team at the hotel.

Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian cars:
If you have pre-booked and provided us with your car license number and a mobile phone number, you can drive directly to the Focus car park (Fabriksgatan 45) before checking in.

The car’s license plate will be scanned and the barrier will then open automatically for you at the entrance to the hotel’s enclosed section. The last six digits of your mobile number will be used as a code for the gate when you collect your car.

Cars from other countries, motorcycles, or cars with a personalised license plate:
Our system is unable to read these license plates, and you do not need to provide your license number. Instead, please collect a ticket from Guest Service before driving to the car park.

If you have not pre-booked parking, contact Guest Service when you arrive and they will help you to book a space, subject to availability.

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