13th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension
06 - 08 October 2017
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

Congress Information


Official Congress Venue
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City
Singapore 039593

Congress Secretariat cum Speakers’ Preview Room
Meeting Room 333, Level 3, Suntec Singapore
Operating Hours:
Thursday 5 October 2017 1400 - 1730 Hours
Friday - Sunday 6 - 8 October 2017 0700 - 1700 Hours

On-site Registration Counter
Concourse 3, Level 3, Suntec Singapore
Operating Hours:
Thursday 5 October 2017 1400 - 1800 Hours
Friday - Saturday 6 - 7 October 2017 0730 - 1600 Hours
Sunday 8 October 2017 0730 - 1200 Hours

Certificate of Attendance
You may log on to the official website: www.apch2017.org and download your Certificate of Attendance online from 8 November to 8 December 2017.

Name Badge
Name badges are required to be worn at all times for identification purposes and admission to all scientific sessions, symposia and exhibition. Name badges are non-transferable. The organiser reserves the right to request for proof of identity. Should you lose your badge, please proceed to the Registration Counter at Concourse 3, Level 3 Suntec Singapore for a replacement badge. Each replacement badge will cost SGD50.

CME & CNE Accreditation
The 13th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension (APCH 2017) is recognised by the Singapore Medical Council as a Continuing Medical Education programme (CME) and the Singapore Nursing Board as a Continuing Nursing Education (CNE). All fully and conditionally registered Doctors and Nurses in Singapore can sign up for their CME/CNE points (up to 10 points).

To sign-up for CME/CNE points on each day of participation, you are required to scan your badges at the entrance of each session.

Tea Breaks
There will be two tea/coffee breaks daily on 7 and 8 October 2017 at the Exhibition Area, Hall 405EX, Level 4, Suntec Singapore.
Tea Breaks will take place at the following timings:
Saturday, 7 October 2017 1000 - 1030 Hours 1500 - 1530 Hours
Sunday, 8 October 2017 1000 - 1030 Hours 1500 - 1530 Hours

Exhibition
The Exhibition for APCH 2017 will be held in Hall 405EX, Level 4, Suntec Singapore.
Delegates may take the opportunity to network and exchange information with them. Tea breaks will be held at the Exhibition Area during the stated congress days.
Operating Hours:
Friday 6 October 2017 1400 - 1900 Hours
Saturday 7 October 2017 0900 - 1700 Hours
Sunday 8 October 2017 0900 - 1600 Hours

Message / Help Desk
Messages may be left and picked up at the Exhibition Management Office, located outside the Exhibition Hall 405EX, Level 4, Suntec Singapore.

Language
The official language of the congress is English. There will be no simultaneous interpretation.

Cancellations and Refund
No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Tuesday, 28 February 2017. Refunds, less 50% of the paid registration fee and bank administrative fee will be made within two months after the 13th APCH 2017.

Liability
The Organising Committee, Singapore Hypertension Society (SHS), Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension (APSH) and their Congress Secretariat are not liable for personal accidents, loss or damage of private properties of the registered participants during APCH 2017. Participants should make their own arrangements with regards to personal insurance.

Disclaimer
Whilst every attempt will be made to ensure that all aspects of the Congress mentioned in this Pocket Programme will take place as scheduled, the Organising Committee, SHS and APSH reserve the right to make changes should the need arise.