Rio Convention Center at the Rio All-Suites Hotel
3700 W. Flamingo Rd | Las Vegas, NV 89103
Las Vegas is located in the Mojave Desert in the state of Nevada and is surrounded by mountain ranges on all sides. It is the largest city in the state and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is home to all foreign flag carriers and many domestic carriers. The airport is conveniently located just two miles from the Las Vegas Strip and 5 miles from Downtown Las Vegas. Free shuttle buses to the strip will be provided and parking is complimentary at the Rio Convention Center. For information regarding airlines, please click here.
To and from the airport
From McCarran International airport, visitors to Las Vegas can take a taxi or airport shuttle to the Strip or their hotel. Public transportation to the Strip takes about an hour and requires a transfer, however, a taxi or rental car can get you there in half the time. For transportation information please click here.
The official language of the Meeting is English.
The Las Vegas climate is a hot desert subtropical climate that is among the sunniest, driest, and least humid locations in North America. August can be extremely hot, with daytime highs typically reaching between 37ºC (100ºF) and 43ºC (110ºF), sometimes even hotter. Las Vegas night time lows still remain in the balmy high 30sºC (80ºF).
About the ICS
ICS 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.
During the entire International Continence Society Meeting, attire will be casual and informal. Some evening events will have a dress code so check tickets for details.
Citizens of certain countries and territories need a visa to visit USA. Please contact your local embassy in good time before the meeting or click here.
Letter of Invitation
Participants requiring a formal letter of invitation to enable them to make their arrangements to participate in the Meeting should send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The 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
*Members from allied health and non-medical professions
*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.
The ICS Scientific Committee honours the highest scoring abstracts every year. There are xxx awards, based directly on the abstract content. To learn more about the abstract awards available click here.
An application will be made for meeting accreditation. More information will be available soon.
Liability and Insurance
The International Continence Society Meeting Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants.
We recommend that all ICS Annual Meeting participants take out personal travel and health insurance for the trip.