Practical information participants
  • The registration desk will be opened on:
    - Monday 4 October: 12.00 – 17.30 hrs
    - Tuesday 5 October: 08.00 – 18.00 hrs
    - Wednesday 6 October: 08.00 – 17.30 hrs
    - Thursday 7 October: 08.00 – 16.30 hrs
  • For more information about directions and a floor plan of De Doelen Congress Centre please visit: 
    Be aware that the conference venue has four entrances. The congress will take place in the Willem Burger Kwartier, entrance: Kruisplein 40. Attached you will find directions.
  • On arrival, please pick up your badge and congress material at the registration desk. We kindly request you to wear your badge on all conference occasions. Only participants wearing a badge will be admitted.
  • No access cards will be sent out prior to the congress. On arrival at the registration desk, please give your last name and you will receive your badge and personal congress material.
  • If you attend the opening ceremony on Monday 4 October, please make sure, due to the attendance of Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, to be at De Doelen Congress Centre ultimately 14.30 hrs.
  • Please be advised that you are required to carry a valid ID at all times in the Netherlands. This also applies while you are attending the congress. Intensive checks may be carried out on Monday 4 October as Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands will be attending.
  • If you have registered for the opening reception on Monday, please make sure you are at the City Hall between 17.00 hrs – 17.30 hrs. Attached you will find directions.
  • It is not possible to register for the parallel sessions. Participation in the sessions is on a first-come, first-served basis.


The participant costs for the whole congress amount to € 690 per person.

If registration is carried out before 1st of July 2010, the cost per person will amount to € 550.

Day tickets are available for € 290 per person. Reduction is not appropriate on day tickets.

Please note: tickets for the whole congress are not transferable

Full-time student nurses will receive a 50% reduction: € 345. No other reduction on student tickets will be applicable. If you register as a student, you must send a copy of your student card by e-mail:, otherwise we cannot confirm your registration. (please note: this reduction is not applicable for Phd students)

Members of subsidising organisations
Members of subsidising organisations who have made this congress possible:
                • National Nurses Organization NU’91
                • V&VN Dutch Nurses Association
                • Rho Chi Chapter STTI

will receive a € 50 reduction. This reduction is valid for one use only and will amount to a maximum of € 50 per person.

Registration of presenting authors and chairs
Please note that submitting a proposal for presentation at the 4th European Nursing Congress does not constitute registration for the congress. Although authors of accepted abstracts will receive a € 50 discount on the main congress fee, no discount is available for day tickets. Participants attending the congress are required to register and pay the registration fee. This includes all authors, co- authors, presenters and session chairs of accepted presentations. All authors accepted for presentation must register for the congress before the 1st of July 2010 in order to confirm their participation. Failure to do this can result in the loss of your presentation slot. Accommodation and transportation are the responsibility of the symposium organiser and/or speakers.

First authors (applicants) of abstracts which are not accepted will also receive a € 50 reduction.

Please note that co-authors of accepted and not accepted abstracts will not receive a reduction of € 50.

Reduction for authors of abstracts in combination with the membership of one of the announced nurses organizations will amount to a maximum of € 100 per person.

Online registration form
There are still places available, unfortunately it is not possible to register via the online registration form. You can fill out an registration form at the registration desk and you can pay by credit card (VISA/Maestro/Mastercard) or by cash at the registration desk. We only accept EURO’s (by prefer the exact amount, we do not accept bills of €500,00).

Please note the cancellation policy
Cancellations must be made in writing only and should be sent to
Leids Congres Bureau (Congress secretariat).

Cancellations will be subject to a € 275,00 charge until 15 June 2010.
Cancellations will be subject to a € 400,00 charge until 1 September 2010. After 1 September no refund is possible.

Changes in registration
Changes in your registration can only be made by e-mail:

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