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Spring Meeting Information

We look forward to welcoming you to the Spring Meeting 2020 in Liverpool, 23 and 24 April 2020.

Here you can find all the information you need to ensure you make the most of your time at the ABCD Spring Meeting 2020. If you haven't registered yet, registration is now open. 


ABCD Hospitality and Registration Desk

The ABCD registration and hospitality desk will be located in the Grace Suite Foyer (first floor) throughout the meeting. 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 these desks throughout the conference should you have any queries.



You will need to make your own accommodation booking should you require it. There are a number of hotels in and around Liverpool offering a range of prices and styles. 
We have a small allocation of rooms at the Hilton Hotel Liverpool City Centre available for delegates to book. Rooms are available for the nights of 22nd Apr and 23rd Apr at £145 per night for single occupancy including breakfast and VAT. To book one of these rooms please use this booking link. Please note these rooms are available on a first come first served basis. The allocation of rooms will be held until 2nd March 2020 after which any unsold rooms will be released. Free cancellation until 2nd March 2020. A credit card is required when making the booking.

For more information on Liverpool Hotels visit:



Accreditation for the ABCD Spring Meeting' has been applied for from the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s), ref 131152. Registers will be available to sign at the end of the meeting and certificates of attendance will be emailed after the event. Please note that if you do not sign the register we are not able to give you a certificate of attendance.


Cancellation and refunds

In the event of cancellation, delegate fees are only refundable until 26th March 2020. 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 eliseharvey@redhotirons.com.


Meeting Rooms

All meeting rooms are located in the Hilton Liverpool City Centre Hotel.
Main Meeting room       Grace Suite 3     
Parallel workshops        Meeting Room 1 & Meeting Room 2          
Exhibition & catering     Grace Suites 1 & 2                      
Reception and dinner    Grace Suites 1 & 2



This meeting has been generously sponsored by unrestricted educational grants from the following organisations:

ABCD Gold pharma sponsors: Lilly Diabetes, Novo Nordisk Ltd 
ABCD Silver pharma sponsors:  
ABCD Bronze pharma supporters: 

ABCD Gold pump and device supporters: Abbott Diabetes Care, Roche Diabetes Care, Ypsomed.
ABCD Silver pump and device supporters: Dexcom, Medtronic Ltd.
ABCD Bronze pump and device supporters: Insulet International Ltd

Please take time to visit their stands during the breaks.
The sponsoring companies have not had any editorial input into the agenda or material being presented with the exception of the sponsored session that is labelled as such.



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