Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to travel to Switzerland. You will find information about the visa requirement on the website of the State Secretariat for Migration. Depending on your country of residence, you can submit your visa application directly at a Swiss representation abroad, an external visa service provider, at the representation of another Schengen State or via the online visa application.

These possibilities are only valid for short-term visas (up to 90 days) such as business (Schengen visa).

Delegates must be registered and have paid in full for the event before applying for a VISA letter. Invitation letters will be available on request by emailing registration.ecb2018@tfigroup.com.

Yes, presenters will need to be registered to submit an abstract. Once you have registered, you will have a login and password to access the website’s restricted area where you can submit your abstract.

To register a group (10 people or more), please contact us by emailing registration.ecb2018@tfigroup.com or by calling +44 (0)207 808 5171.


You will be able to register for the Congress from the registration page. Registration opens in 2017. Rates will be published prior to the launch. Should you have any queries, please contact us by emailing registration.ecb2018@tfigroup.com or by calling +44 (0)207 808 5171.


You will be able to submit your abstract on the abstract page. Abstract submission will open in 2017.

The cancellation of your registration should be requested in writing by emailing registration.ecb2018@tfigroup.com. Terms and conditions will be available shortly.

Yes, presenters will need to attend the Congress. Only the abstracts of registered participants will be approved and published in the scientific programme.

In Switzerland, the currency is the Swiss franc (CHF). 1 CHF is divided into 100 cents.

Exchange rates here.

Foreign currencies can be exchanged for CHF at banks, travel agencies and Post Offices, as well as at Geneva's airport and major train stations.

Credit cards are widely accepted.

The official language of the Congress is English.

Payments with credit cards are preferable. However, bank transfers will also be accepted.

You can find information on the accommodation page. We will provide a wide range of accommodation options to suit different budgets.