Thank you for registering for the Joint Meeting of AASNS, NSI & IMS- AANSIM 2019 Mumbai, December 5- 8, at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, Mumbai.

Pre-conference Workshop:


There are 6 pre-conference workshops, taking place on 4th December 2019 at various venues across the Mumbai city. Below are the workshop names with their venues:

Pre-conference Workshop Venue
 Endoscopic Skull Base Cadaver Workshop Sir JJ Group of Hospitals,
JJ Marg, Nagpada-Mumbai Central, Off. Jijabhoy Road, Mumbai – 400 008
 Neuro Endovascular Simulation Workshop Physiology Lecture Hall, 3rd floor,
College Building, L.T.M.M.C. & L.T.M.G. Hospital, Sion, Mumbai – 400 022
Microvascular Anastomosis Workshop Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd.,
No. 64/66, Johnson House, Senapati Bapat Marg, Mahim, Mumbai - 400 016
Deep Brain Stimulation Techniques Workshop P. D. Hinduja National Hospital,
Veer Savarkar Marg, Cadel Road, Mahim, Mumbai - 400 016
Comprehensive Epilepsy Workshop KEM Hospital,
Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012
 Neuromonitoring Workshop Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital,
Hillside Rd, Hiranandani Gardens, IIT Area, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400 076

Conference Venue
Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel
Address: #2 & 3B, near Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400087

Language
The official language of the conference is English.
No simultaneous translation is provided.

Weather
The Climate of Mumbai is a tropical wet and dry climate. Mumbai's climate can be best described as moderately hot with high level of humidity. The mean daily maximum temperature will be around 33.4 °C.

Entire venue of the congress is Air Conditioned.

Dresscode
The recommended dress code for the conference is Formals/Smart Casuals.

Registration Desk / Conference Office Open:

  • Wednesday 4th December: During the workshop hours & at Venue Hotel i.e. Hotel Renaissance, Powai 12:00 noon - 19:00 hrs
  • Thursday 5th December: 07.00 – 18.00 hrs
  • Friday 6th December : 07.00 – 18.00 hrs
  • Saturday 7th December: 07.00 – 18.00 hrs
  • Sunday 8th December: 07.00 – 12.00 hrs

Name Badge
Please wear your name badge during all conference events. Your badge contains your QR code which allows you access to scientific sessions, Exhibition Site, All meals and gift counter. Participants will receive their name badge at the Registration counter.

Delegates/ Faculty will have access to scientific areas only against Badge.

Certificate of Attendance
CME Certificates for Pre-conference workshop will be given on the same day, at the end of the workshop.

Conference Certificate has to be collected from the Certificate Counter available at the venue i.e. Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel on Sunday, 8th December 2019

Please note your certificates will be given strictly against your signature on the MMC attendance sheet.

Speakers Slide Preview Desk
A slide Preview Desk will be available for speakers in Meeting Room No. 2. Preview Room timings are as follows:

  • Wednesday, 4th December: 12:00 noon - 18:00 hrs
  • Thursday, 5th December: 07:00 - 18:00 hrs
  • Friday, 6th December: 07:00 - 18:00 hrs
  • Saturday, 7th December: 07:00- 18:00 hrs
  • Sunday, 8th December: 07:00 - 15:00 hrs

It is mandatory to prepare presentations in PowerPoint (Windows or Mac) on USB pen drives or memory sticks. Presenters should upload their slides a minimum of two hours prior to their schedule presentation time. Personal Laptops are not allowed.

Faculty Room
The Meeting Room No. 3 is available for faculty to relax, interact and for tea / lunch breaks.

Breakfast for Residential delegates
Residential guest breakfast will be served in Fratelli restaurant, Tower lobby from 7.00 am onwards

Conferences Lunch
Conference Lunch will be served inside Pre Function Area/ GBR and Fratelli Fresh Restaurant. Meals will be strictly served against the QR coded conference badges.

Mobile Phones
The use of mobile phones is prohibited during the scientific sessions. Participants are kindly requested to keep mobile phones turned off during the scientific sessions. In case a participant is found recording the session on his/her phone they may be asked to leave the Hall.

Recording
As per conference guidelines NO VIDEO RECORDING / PHOTOGRAPHY of any presentations will be allowed.

No-Smoking Policy
For the comfort and health of all participants, smoking is strictly prohibited in the building. In accordance with the local regulations, this conference follows a strict no – smoking policy. Therefore, participants are kindly requested to refrain from smoking in the conference and Trade area. There is a designated Smoking Area in the Hotel.

Transport
The organizer does not arrange transports for participants. We recommend using UBER, OLA, or Yellow & Black taxi. These taxi services have an in-house counter inside the Domestic/ International airport.

Uber App:

Ola App:



Alternately for Delegates staying at the venue hotel i.e. Hotel Renaissance, Powai can avail the airport transfers arranged by the hotel at an additional cost. This can be booked against your room confirmation number. Please note this room confirmation number will be provided to you closer to the date of the conference.

Internet
Complimentary WiFi is available to participants with residential registration only.

Insurance
The Conference Organizer does not assume any liability for personal injuries sustained or loss of, or damage to, property belonging to conference participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as result of the conference. Participants are requested to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Currency
The official currency in India is Rupees (INR).

Banks
Traditional Bank business hours are from Monday to Friday, 9a.m. – 4 p.m. Banks are usually closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Credit Cards
All major credit cards are accepted by hotels, shops and restaurants.

Electricity
Electricity in India is supplied at 220V.

First Aid & Hospital Services
For very urgent and serious cases call the free 104 emergency ambulance service.

Telephone Numbers
When phoning to India, first dial +91 (00 91) followed by the ten–digit number. When dialling a landline in Mumbai use 022

Emergency Telephone Numbers
Emergency telephone numbers are composed of three digits and can be dialled from mobile telephones and phone boxes free of charge.

  • 112 General Emergency
  • 104 Ambulances / First Aid
  • 100 Police
  • 101 Fire Brigade

Shopping
The working hours of most stores in Mumbai are 11.00 am – 9.00 pm from Monday to Saturday; some of them are also open on Sunday. Shopping in Mumbai is an experience in itself.

Please note: Due to safety and fire regulations, doors will be closed to all session rooms that fill to capacity.

Use of this information for purposes of any kind by anyone other than the registered attendee is strictly prohibited

For any event related queries you may contact us on:

Email : conferences@vamaevents.com or aasns.nsi2019@gmail.com
Tel. : +91.22. 2438 3498 / 99
Event Co-ordinator: Ms. Rucha Tayade/ Ms. Sejal Shevde: +91 9372005108



We look forward to seeing you in Mumbai!

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