If you have any questions or would like further information about the conference, please contact bgcs@isohealth.co.uk


When is the abstract submission deadline?
Abstract submission opens on the 1st February 2018 and closes on the 18th May 2018

When is the early registration deadline?
The early registration deadline has been extended to Thursday 31st May

Are there any bursaries available?
To be confirmed

What is the video surgical session?
This is an additional session being held on the 4th July. Tickets for this can be bought on the registration page. You will be refunded £90 of the ticket price upon attendance at both the main meeting and surgical session

How and when do I submit posters?
ePosters will be displayed at the 2018 conference. You are not required to supply a printed poster. Posters are to be submitted as a pdf. You will be required to register and attend the conference if you wish your poster to be exhibited.

How do I prove my student status?
To register as a student you must be in full time under or post graduate study. We will require proof of your student status; this can be a scan of your student identification card or a letter from your university to be sent by email to BGCS@isohealth.co.uk

Do I have to pay online or can I be invoiced?
It is requested that all registrations are paid in full online. If this is not possible, please contact us at BGCS@isohealth.co.uk

Will I be charged for my payment?
There will be a small charge on all card payments

Can I get a receipt for my payment?
Receipts will be issued electronically via email

How can I receive an invitation letter to the conference for my VISA application?
We are able to issue an invitation letter once we have received your completed registration and payment. Please make this request via emails to BGCS@isohealth.co.uk. Please note that is it your responsibility to check the Visa Entry Regulations into the UK

Would I still be able to register if I arrive late at the conference?
Yes, the registration desk will be open throughout the day

My card has been declined when trying to complete the payment on the registration site:
This message suggests that your credit card provider is blocking payment. Please contact your bank directly to resolve this issue. Please note that this means we have not received your registration

Will there be a conference dinner?
Yes there will be a conference dinner on the 5th July at The Cinnamon Kitchen. Tickets can be purchased on the conference dinner page.

Will I receive a certificate of attendance?
You will be provided with a certificate of attendance following completion of the conference evaluation form.
Delegates manage their own CPD account and can self declare one CPD point for every hour of teaching. Documentation will be required to prove this


When will sponsorship registration open?
Sponsorship registration was opened on 1st September 2017. All sponsorship packages will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Please email BGCS@isohealth.co.uk on this date to reserve your desired package

When will contracts needs to be completed by?
We ask that you ensure the sponsorship contract has been signed and returned to the contract organisers by 31st January 2018

When is the deadline for reserving exhibition space?
The deadline for reserving exhibition space is the 5th March 2018. Preferred location of stands will be discussed with each company on an individual basis

When is the deadline for submitting a company profile?
We ask that you submit your company profile by the 4th June 2018. This will be a 50 word biography and your company logo. Your profile will be included within the printed conference programme

What is included within the sponsorship packages?
For more information on what is included in the sponsorship packages as well and information on additional opportunities please contact BGCS@isohealth.co.uk