General Information​

General Information​

25 September 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline

13-15 March 2023

Conference Dates

Promotional Toolkit

For use online, on websites and event calendar listings.

Horizontal banner (800×200)

Square banner (650×650)

Please contact us should you need a banner in a different format.

Vertical banner (120×600)

For use in journals, event programs, for printing and posting on notice boards in hospitals and institutions.

EMARIS 2023 Flyer (A4)

Please contact us should you need a different resolution or format.

For use in email signatures with a link to the conference website.

EMARIS 2023 E-mail Signature (320×100)

PowerPoint templates that can be used for creating presentations, or displayed at events between presentations.

EMARIS 2023 PPT Template (16:9)

EMARIS 2023 PPT Template (4:3)

Download the official Conference letterhead.

EMARIS 2023 Letterhead

Language

The official language of EMARIS 2023 Conference is English. In Muscat Arabic is the official language, but English is widely understood as well.

Conference Venue

TBA

Conference Time

The Conference will officially run on Gulf Standard Time (GST), UTC +4, Oman local time

Climate

The climate of Muscat features a hot, arid climate with long and very hot summers and warm winters. Annual rainfall in Muscat is about 100 mm (4 in), falling mostly from November to April. In general, precipitation is scarce in Muscat with several months, on average, seeing only a trace of rainfall. The climate is very hot, with temperatures reaching as high as 46 °C (120 °F) in the summer. March is one of  the best months to visit Muscat as the temperatures are moderate and pleasant with daily mean of 25 °C , making it easy to move around and enjoy the city.

Currency

The official currency in Oman is the Omani Rial (OMR). Compare your currency to the Omani Rial through this currency converter.

ATMs are widely available in Muscat.

Visa Requirements

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that may apply to you. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Please note that your passport must be valid for six months following the date of entry.

Official Letter of Invitation

An official personalized letter of invitation will be provided to participants upon request. This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the Scientific Program.

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibition hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Safety and Security

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.

Liability and Insurance

The Conference Secretariat and Organizers​ 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.

Conference Abstracts

EMARIS 2023 abstracts will be published in the Oman Medical Journal. Click here to submit your abstract and more information.

Conference Secretariat

emrgoped@who.int
World Health Organization
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
P.O. Box 7608, Nasr City 11371
Cairo, Egypt

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