Registration is open
Bookings will be taken for virtual attendance only at this time until we have further clarity on the number of attendees that would be allowed.
With social distancing in mind, face to face places at the conference will be limited and are being released on a first registered, first offered basis.
Attendees numbers now exceed 800 so it is unlikely that any further face to face upgrades will be available to those registered from now on.
Registration includes access to a wealth of programme sessions, plenary speakers, expo, posters and networking.
For face to face attendees the fee also includes daily refreshment breaks, buffet lunch and attendance at a welcome reception on Monday (all provided in a covid secure environment)
All fees include VAT at the prevailing rate.
|Face to face standard full 2 day rate||£ 400|
|Face to face standard - 1 day rate (Select Monday or Tuesday)||£ 235|
|Face to face **students - postgraduate / undergraduate / clinical + medical trainees - 2 day rate||£ 250|
|Face to face **students - postgraduate / undergraduate / clinical + medical trainees - 1 day rate (Select Monday or Tuesday)||£ 140|
|Face to face commercial 2 day rate||£ 500|
|Face to face commercial 1 day rate - (select Monday or Tuesday)||£ 280|
|Virtual attendees - full 2 day rate||£ 175|
|Virtual attendees - student 2 day rate||£ 70|
|Virtual attendees - commercial 2 day rate||£ 400|
** Students must support their registration with a letter from your Head of Department confirming your status. The letter can be scanned and emailed as a pdf file Here. This must be received on the same day that you complete your registration to attend.
No discounts are available for 2021.
DEMEC have negotiated rates at some hotels all located within a short walking distance of Manchester Central.
Face to face attendees can book accommodation during registration (when face to face attendance becomes openly available).
Keeping the DEMEC community covid secure
As stated on the DEMEC website homepage, DEMEC’s planning committee representing all the stakeholders wish to ensure that for those attending in person in December that DEMEC will take place in a covid secure environment.
DEMEC will be working together with Manchester Central to provide a covid safe environment throughout the DEMEC conference.
DEMEC will follow safe best practice and government guidance and will continually review attendance requirements based on available information.
To help keep our educational community safe, and those working on behalf of the venue and other suppliers, currently we request that in person attendees adhere to the below.
Checked by stewards on your arrival at the venue
(please arrive in good time – we will be opening registration earlier to minimise queuing)
Show proof of double vaccine certification through the NHS app (this can be either on your smartphone or printed).
Find out how to obtain your covid pass letter
Undertake a lateral flow test (LFT) 24 hrs prior to arrival and show negative results on entry to the venue (this can be either a photo of the LFT or the auto notification given if you log your result on the government website)
Report a COVID-19 rapid lateral test result
We appreciate that some attendees may be exempt from the above (it is important that you notify us in advance if this is the case)
Test and Trace
On arrival you will be asked to scan the bar code for Test and Trace
Within Manchester Central
Continue to wear a mask during your time in Manchester Central
Wash hands regularly (anti bac stations are available throughout the venue)
Adhere to the social distancing guidance in place at the time (we will be limiting attendance to 50% capacity)
Doors will be open, where possible, to allow for the circulation of fresh air
Outdoor space (uncovered) will be available for your use during the breaks accessible via the upper foyer
Please bring your own lanyard to wear during the conference
Please bring your own water bottle (water coolers will be available throughout to re-fill your bottles)
Notification of cancellation must be sent, in writing, to the meeting secretariat.
Cancellations will be accepted until Friday 15 October 2021 with a refund of all pre-paid fees.
No refund for cancellations will be made after this date, but substitutions can be made.
Invoices and Purchase Order numbers
If you request an invoice this will be generated from NACT UK
L15 Bletchley Business Campus, 1-9 Barton Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes. MK2 3HU
Please ensure Purchase Order numbers are made out to NACT UK.
Final joining details
These will be dispatched by mid November.
For full details of the conference Terms & Conditions please click her