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General information

We offer individual and group registration rates to attend WCN 2019.

More information on the registration fees and categories is available on the Registration fees page.

You must register online for the congress. Please be aware that we do not accept any registration requests by email, fax or telephone.

For more information about registrations, read our terms and conditions:

Individual terms and conditions
Groups terms and conditions

Registration key dates 

Jan. 21, 2019: early bird deadline
March 11, 2019: regular registration deadline
March 12, 2019: late registration
March 29, 2019: online registration system closes. After this date it will be possible to register onsite.

WCN 2019 registration customer service

Before the congress:

Phone: +32 2 808 71 81

During the congress:

WCN 2019 registration desk opening hours:

Thursday April 11, 2019: 7.30am-4pm
Friday April 12, 2019: 7.00am-8.30pm
Saturday April 13, 2019: 7.30am-6.30pm
Sunday April 14, 2019: 7.30am-6.30pm
Monday April 15, 2019: 7.30am-6.00pm

Visa application assistance

All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia. Please find more information on the Travel information page.

CME accreditation and certificate of attendance

The ISN World Congress of Nephrology, Melbourne, Australia, 12/04/2019-15/04/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 17 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the: Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form.

Pre-congress courses

6 points - Observational and Interventional Research Study Design in Nephrology Course 

6 pointsInterventional Nephrology Course 

10 pointsNephrology Biennial Review Course

2 pointsRenal Nutrition, Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Symposium

8 pointsRenal Pathology Course

Language and translation

The official language of the congress is English.