\nPennsylvania Convention CENTER (PCC)
\nPhiladelphia is located on the East Coast of the United States. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is conveniently located 15 mins from city center. A train leaves from center city to the airport every 20 mins. There are daily flights to all major cities in Europe and Canada. Newark is only 90 minutes away by car, 60 mins by train and has direct flights to Europe, Asia, and South America.
\nThe official language of the Meeting is English.
\nIn Philadelphia, the month of August is characterised by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 4°F, from 86°F to 82°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 94°F or dropping below 74°F.
About the ICS
\nICS is a charity and multidisciplinary membership society for medical professionals concerned with treating incontinence. ICS aims to provide a forum for scientific discoveries and educational opportunities, as well as giving members the opportunity to network with colleagues from across the world. ICS strives to improve the quality of life for people affected by urinary, bowel and pelvic floor disorders by advancing basic and clinical science through education, research, and advocacy; via our committees, education courses, the annual meeting, and much more.
\nDuring the entire International Continence Society Meeting, attire will be casual and informal.
\nCitizens of certain countries and territories need a visa to visit America. Please contact your local embassy in good time before the meeting.
Letter of Invitation
\nParticipants requiring a formal letter of invitation to enable them to make their arrangements to participate in the Meeting should send an e-mail to email@example.com. Please make sure to e-mail your passport number and your full address. Please note that the invitation letter cannot be regarded as a commitment regarding scheduling or financial support from the Meeting Secretariat.
Conference Travel Awards
\nThe ICS Conference Travel Awards are designed to help meet the ICS charitable objectives by assisting members from three key groups who are likely to lack resources to travel and attend the annual meetings.
*Members from less economically developed countries
\n*Members from allied health and non-medical professions
\n*Members in training
The ICS normally offers up to 10 Conference Travel Awards. In order to apply and to find out more information please visit the ICS website by clicking here.\n
\nThe ICS Scientific Committee honours the highest scoring abstracts every year. There are three prizes awards, based directly on the abstract content. To learn more about the abstract awards available click here.
\nMore information will be available soon.
Liability and Insurance
\nThe International Continence Society Meeting Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
\nWe recommend that all ICS Annual Meeting participants take out personal travel and health insurance for the trip.
Registration and Accommodation
\nFor enquiries, please contact: Ms. Sharon Gamliel
\nTel: +41 22 908 0488 ext. 562
\nFax: +41 22 906 9140
\nFor group bookings (10 rooms or more) or if you have any special requirements kindly contact:
\nHotel Sales Manager
\nTel: +41 22 9080488 Ext. 925 Fax: +41 22 9069140
For all other queries related to hotel bookings, please contact the organising secretariat:
\nTelephone: +41 22 908 0488
Sponsorship and Exhibition
\nA professional exhibition will be held within the framework of the Annual Meeting. For more details regarding sponsorship opportunities and/or exhibition, please contact:
\nMS. Frederiek Strating
\nIndustry Liaison & Sales associate
\nTel: +31 20 763 0512
ICS Annual Meeting Secretariat
\nRue François-Versonnex 7 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
\nTel: +41 22 908 0488
\nFax: +41 22 906 9140