6th Joint Meeting of ABCD & UKKA - Information


ABCD hospitality & registration desk

The ABCD registration and hospitality desk will be open in the Imperial Suites foyer from 08.00 on 11th October. Upon registration, you will receive your conference pack and badge. We request that you please wear your badge throughout the meeting. The conference organising team will be based at this desk throughout the conference should you have any queries.


You will need to arrange your own accommodation should you require it.  There are a number of hotels in the local area and on the nearby NEC site.


Accreditation for this meeting has been sought from the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for category 1 (external) CPD credits for full attendance. Certificates of attendance will be available for download after the event. 

Cancellation & refunds

In the event of cancellation, delegate fees are only refundable until 13th September 2023. After this date no refunds will be issued. All refunds are subject to a £10 administration fee.


Your delegate fee includes tea and coffee at designated breaks and a buffet lunch. We will endeavour to cater for any dietary requirements that have been specified to us beforehand.


Should you have any problems or queries please contact the ABCD Secretariat on 01675 477602 or by email at info@abcd.care.

Meeting rooms

The meeting will be held in the Imperial Suite which is located on the basement level of the NCC. There are stairs and lifts available.


The latest copy of the programme is available to view HERE

Safety & security

Please do not leave bags or equipment unattended and please wear your badge at all times. ABCD cannot be held responsible for personal belongings or effects.

Whilst it is not compulsory to wear a mask during the event, you may wish to do so while moving about the building in particular. There will be hand sanitiser stations available for your use on site as well as hand washing facilities. We do politely request that you do not attend if you are displaying any covid symptoms or have had a recent positive test result.


The conference has been instigated and organised by ABCD and UKKA. Sponsors have contributed funding towards this event in return for exhibition space. They have had no input into the agenda or the selection of speakers. Please take time to visit the sponsor stands during the breaks.


Free WiFi is available at the venue.