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General Information 

WSPID 2013 Congress Venue

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
Convention Square
1 Lower Long Street
Cape Town 8001, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 21 410 5000

For directions:  

Official Language

The official language of the 8th World Congress of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseaes (WSPID) is English.


During the entire meeting, attire will be informal.

Exhibition & Sponsorship

A professional exhibition will be held within the framework of the Symposium. For details regarding sponsorship opportunities and/or exhibition space, please contact: Ms. Maya Yatsiv, Industry Liaison & Sales / Email:

Letter of Invitation

Upon request, the Secretariat of the 8th World Congress of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases will send a personal invitation to participants. This invitation is meant only to help visitors to raise travel funds or to obtain a Visa, and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support.

CME Accreditation

CME Accreditation will be applied for. Please refer to the WSPID 2011 congress website for updates.

Liability & Insurance

The Symposium Secretariat and organizers cannot accept responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the meeting. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

WSPID 2013 Organizer & Secretariat

1-3, rue de Chantepoulet
P.O. Box 1726
CH-1211 Geneva 1, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 908 0488
Fax: +41 22 906 9140