Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2014
December 2-4, 2014
Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at
CentralWorld, Bangkok Thailand
Dear JITMM 2014 Participants,
Below, please find some information regarding the Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2014. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to assist you in any way we can.
22nd Floor, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld
999/99 Rama 1 Road, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Phone: +66 (0) 2100 1234
Fax: +66 (0) 2100 6165
Public Transport – Suvarnabhumi Airport to Centara Grand Hotel
Airport limousines and taxi services are available on the ground floor and on Level 1
Taxi counters are near to the following exits: 3, 4, 7 and 8
Taxi fare: metered taxi fare plus 50 Baht airport surcharge, and expressway fees
Limousine fares vary from 1,200-2,900 Baht, depending on type of car
For more info, please visit: www.bangkokairportonline.com
The Airport Rail Link is another option for travelling to the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld. There are 2 lines, the SA Express and SA City Line.
The SA Express takes 15-minutes and runs direct from Suvarnabhumi Airport to, first, Makkasan Station, and then Phaya Thai Station. From Phaya Thai, the conference venue is approximately 2.5 km and takes 15-minutes by taxi (depending on traffic); from Makkasan Station, it is approximately 2 km and 10-minutes by taxi.
The SA City Line runs between Suvarnabhumi Airport and Phaya Thai Station. It takes 25-minutes and stops at 6 stations along the way.
From Phaya Thai Station, you can travel to the Centara Grand using the main BTS Skytrain network. Take the train headed for Bearing; alight 3 stations from Phaya Thai at Chit Lom. From Chit Lom Station, you can walk to CentralWorld in approximately 5-minutes via the skywalk (exits 1 and 2).
Both the Airport Rail Link and BTS Skytrain network operate from 06.00 to 24.00 every day. For more information, please visit: http://airportraillink.railway.co.th/en/index.html
A map of the Hotel, which includes information in Thai language to show taxi drivers, is available for download at: http://www.jitmm.com/TH_Map.jpg
The Registration Counter, located on the 22nd Floor at the entrance to the Convention Center, will be open from 08.00-12.00 on Tuesday 2 through Thursday 4 December, 2014. Member registrations are sorted by name and registration ID. All guests receive a name badge and Meeting schedule upon arrival.
Chairpersons and Invited Speakers, register at the ‘Chairperson/Invited Speaker Registration Counter
If you are not a Chairperson/Invited Speaker, register at the ‘Participant Registration Counter
If you have not registered or have not paid for your registration in advance of the Meeting, please register and pay at the ‘Onsite Registration Counter
Please wear your name badge clearly at all times during the Meeting, for ease of entry to Meeting Rooms, Evening Reception etc.
Room A (Lotus Suites 1-2)
Room B (Lotus Suites 3-4)
Room C (Lotus Suites 5-6)
Room D (Lotus Suite 7)
FBPZ (Convention Centre A1)
All Meeting rooms are located on the 22nd Floor.
Scientific Program / Poster Presentation Lists
The latest Scientific Program / Poster Presentation lists are available on the JITMM website at: www.jitmm.com
*To create JITMM’s Mobile Application please go to http://www.jitmm.com/mb and follow instructions.
Can be downloaded from JITMM Website (no hard copy provided).
Download Abstract Here (7.07MB)
Hard copy of program book will be provided at the meeting.
Convention Centre A
Tuesday 2 December, 2014
Convention Centre A
Thursday 4 December, 2014
The Secretariat Room is on the 22nd Floor. Secretariat members wear staff badges and JITMM jackets. The Secretariat provides Certificates of Presentation (upon request). If you have any queries or problems during the conference, please consult staff here in the first instance.
Audio-Visual (AV) Room
The AV Room is located in Lotus Suite 11 on the 22nd Floor.
All presenters are required to send their PowerPoint Presentations here.
Tea / Coffee
Conference Organizers provide tea, coffee and other refreshments throughout the Meeting. Facilities are located in Convention Centre A on the 22nd Floor.
A buffet lunch will be served in the Convention Centre B, on the 22nd Floor. Changes, if any, will be announced in due course. Vegetarian options are available.
Welcome Reception & Cultural Show
A welcome reception and cultural show will be held in the Pre-function area on the 22th Floor, on the evening of December 2, 2014. All registered participants are welcome, free of charge. Casual dress is acceptable.
Please do not leave any belongings, e.g. laptops / satchels, in the Meeting rooms.
The Organizers cannot bear responsibility for any losses incurred.
Please wear your badge at all times, and alert staff if you see anyone not wearing one.
Meeting Evaluation Forms
After the Meeting, please return completed evaluation forms to the Secretariat (22nd Floor).
Please switch off your mobile phone or activate silent mode while attending the Meeting.
All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, shops and restaurants. The most widely accepted credit cards are Visa and Master Card. Restaurants and shops generally display signs indicating which cards are accepted.
The local currency is Thai Baht. The current exchange rate is approx. THB 31.62 to US $1 (at the time of printing and is subject to change). Foreign currencies can be exchanged at hotels, airports and a number of government-designated banks.
There will be free WiFi access at all times during the JITMM Conference. At the registration desk you will be able to connect to Centara's open network without providing login details. At the meeting rooms you will need to login to the networks with a username and password which will be provided. If you have any trouble with logging in - feel free to contact a member of staff at the registration desk.
Please be aware that the congress venue will be air-conditioned. We advise that you bring warm clothes.
The information desk is located opposite the registration area.
English is the official language of the JITMM2014 & FBPZ8.
Liability and Insurance
It is highly recommended that all participants carry adequate travel and health insurance as the organizers will not accept liability for any accident, illness and injury that may occur at or during the conference.
Lost And Found
Report lost and found items to the Registration Counter.
No Smoking Policy
The no smoking policy is strictly enforced inside the venue.
The programme is correct at the time of printing. However, the organizers cannot assume liability for any changes in the Programme due to external or unforeseen circumstances. The organizers reserve the right to alter the programme if and as deemed necessary.
First aid is located opposite the registration area.
Bangkok is seven hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (*GMT +7). There is no daylight-saving scheme, so this time difference remains same all year-round.
The Organizers wish you an enjoyable and successful Meeting!
Once again, if you have any questions after reading the material here, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to assist you in any way we can.
Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University
420/6 Ratchawithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Phone: +66 2354 9100 ext. 1524 / 1525, +66 2306 9125
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.jitmm.com