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5th International Update on Fabry Nephropathy:

Biomarkers, Progression and Treatment Opportunities

Mexico City, Mexico April 25-27, 2017

Held in Conjunction with the 2017 ISN World Congress of Nephrology as an official Satellite

Supporting Organization: Kidneys for Life Foundation

Secretariat: CONGREX.COM.PA


Pre-Registration Process

Reserve your place in the Registration Queue; acceptances for proposed registrants will be confirmed by January 5, 2017

Registration Process

Online Registration is open, deadline is March 15, 2017. Registrations will be accepted after that date subject to space available as well as a late registration surcharge

Meeting venue

The venue for the Meeting will be at the Conference rooms of the NH Hotel in Terminal 2 of the Mexico City International Airport

A secondary room block has been set aside at the nearby Camino Real Hotel in Terminal 1 of the Mexico City International Airport

Hotel bookings will be made for registrants through the Secretariat. A limited number of double rooms are available. There will be a supplementary charge of $100 for accompanying adults who are not meeting participants; this charge will cover group meals and social activities but will not permit access to the conference rooms

These hotels are located within the Mexico City International Airport; shuttle bus services is available between Terminal 2 and Terminal 1

Travel Planning and Visa Information

Please refer to the ISN WCN2017 website at http://www.wcn2017.org/travel-venue/travel-information for information about airfare packages and an online visa application if you need one for travel to Mexico. The Fabry Nephrology Update Conference will not make travel reservations for any participant. Passport, visa and travel arrangements are the personal responsibility of each participant.

Logistics and Local Arrangements

Congrex will oversee all on-site arrangements for the meeting (www.congrex.com.pa) Congrex can also arrange individual post-meeting tours and excursions at the request of the individual participant. Contact CONGREX.COM.PA for further information.

The Secretariat will be located close to the meeting room at the NH Hotel will be open at the following times: 

April 25, 2017  12:00 – 17:30

April 26, 2017  08:00 – 17:30

April 27, 2017  08:00 – 13:00

Official language

The official language of the Meeting will be English; real-time translation into Spanish will be available in the main conference room

Technical facilities

Facilities will be available for computer presentations and overhead projections. It is essential that speakers provide a copy of their presentation on a data stick at least 2 hours prior to their session. 

Program and Abstract Book

Speakers will also be asked to provide a PowerPoint "handout" of their presentation (3 slides per page) that will be included in the Meeting Program book, along with all submitted abstracts.

Lunches and coffee breaks

Lunches and coffee breaks will be served in the Meeting area.

Poster Presentations

Written versions of accepted poster submissions must be received by March 15, 2017. Poster boards will be available for mounting the posters for the Poster Reception on Tuesday evening. April 25, 2017. Posters will be on display throughout the entire meeting.


Kidneys for Life has agreed to serve as the Sponsoring Organization for this conference. Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, and Protalix Biotherapeutics have provided unrestricted educational grants to support this conference