General information

Registration desk
The registration area in the conference centre will be open for registration:

Wednesday 3rd of June 2020:     
Thursday 4th of June 2020:         
Friday 5th of June 2020:             
Saturday 6th of June 2020:          

Exhibition opening times:
Thursday during the Welcome Reception 18:00 – 20:00
Friday 10:00 – 17:00
Saturday 10:00 – 17:00

Registration is valid on receipt of payment that must be submitted at the same time. Payment can be made by a secured online credit card payment. Upon receipt of your completed registration form and payment, you will receive a written confirmation or an e-mail of your registration. All payments should be made in EUROS (€). Personal cheques and foreign currency are not accepted. More information about payment procedure can be found in the on-line registration form.

Cancellation and refunds
The Congress Secretariat ( must be notified in writing in case of cancellations. Cancellation on or before 15 May 2020: payment will be refunded after the conference minus an administration fee of 50%. For cancellations made after this date: no refunds will be made.
Exchange rate differences and bank charges will also be deducted.

The official language of the congress is English.

Conference badges
All participants, accompanying persons and exhibitors must wear the identification badges. Entrance to meeting halls and exhibition area will not be permitted to any person without badge.

Upon registration, participants agree that neither the Organizing Committee nor the Conference Secretariat can be subject to any liability concerning participation related activity. Participants should, therefore, organize their own (health and travel) insurance(s).

Official Letter of Invitation
Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries may be requested after completing the online registration process and congress registration payment. It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or the Congress to provide any financial assistance. 

Certificate of Attendance
Delivery of the Certificates of Attendance will take place after the conference via e-mail.

RACE approval
The American Association of Veterinary State Boards RACE committee has reviewed and approved the 19th European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Congress as meeting the Standards adopted by the AAVSB.  This will be evidenced on your Certificate of Attendance that will be e-mailed to you after the event.

Safety and Security
It is advisable that you do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls or congress building.  The Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. 

Please note that pets are NOT allowed in any of the rooms of the Gent ICC and are therefore prohibited during the congress!