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Get your ticket to our European event for regulatory professionals!

RAPS Euro Convergence 2020 will offer expansive content designed by European regulatory affairs professionals for European regulatory professionals. It’s where the regulatory community will gather to discuss the most pressing regulatory topics, share experiences and network with other stakeholders.

Choose from online registration, or inquire about group rates.

Registration Options


In-Person

Online
Custom Website and Mobile App available available
Opening Plenary Session (in-person and simulcast online) available available
33 Medical Device and IVD Sessions (in-person and simulcast online) available available
11 Pharma Sessions (online only) available available
7 Digital Posters (online only) available available
In-Person Networking/Connections available  
Exhibition Sponsor Connections and Networking (in-person and virtual booths) available available

 

Conference Registration Fees

If you are currently a RAPS Member, make sure you are logged into your member account. Not yet a member? Join today for a members-only rate for RAPS Euro Convergence 2020 and many other events and services. After you become a member, return here to complete your registration.

Questions? Call RAPS Solutions Center at +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200 or email raps@raps.org if you need to check on the status of your RAPS membership, need registration support or have general questions.

All fees in Euros (€); upon check-out registrants will be charged the appropriate value added tax (VAT), based upon location. The VAT for Belgium is 21%.

 

Register Early
by 18 September

Between 19 September
and 22 October

 

RAPS Member

(€)960

(€)1,140

Sign in to register

Enterprise Member

(€)880

(€)1,040

Sign in to register

Government /
Regulatory Authority

(€)640

(€)760

Register

Nonmember

(€)1,160

(€)1,320

Register

 

Optional Pre-Conference Workshops

Join us for a pre-conference warm up. Stretch your learning potential during our one-day online workshops. Each is designed as an opportunity for you to take an extensive, in-depth look into specific regulatory topics, organized by experts. Prepare to fully explore an area of interest and emerge with an advanced skill set and newly developed strategies.

Developing a Global Unique Device Identification (UDI) Program

Friday 
October 23, 2020
9 AM – 4 PM

Learn More
Usage of Standardised Test Methods to Comply with the General Safety and Performance Requirements

Friday
October 23, 2020
9 AM – 4 PM

Learn More
Clinical Studies in PMCF

Monday
October 26, 2020
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Learn More
In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation (IVDR)

Monday
October 26, 2020
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Learn More
Software as a Medical Device

Monday
October 26, 2020
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Learn More

Pre-Conference Workshop Registration Fees*

All fees in Euros (€); upon check-out registrants will be charged the appropriate value added tax (VAT), based upon location. The VAT for Belgium is 21%.

 

Until 18 September 2020

19 September 2020 – 22 October 2020

 

RAPS Member

(€)480

(€)550

Sign in to register

Enterprise Member

(€)460

(€)530

Sign in to register

Government/Regulatory authority

N/A

N/A  

Nonmember

(€)575

(€)640

 Register 

*You may register for just the pre-conference workshops by clicking the appropriate button above. If you wish to register for the main conference plus a pre-conference workshop, please select the appropriate registration category under Conference Registration Fees.

 

Group Rates Available

RAPS offers discounted group rates for those companies which would like to send multiple employees.

Group Rate Inquiry

Register by Mail

For those who need to register by mail or fax, please use this PDF registration form.

Register by Mail

 

Registration Policies and Procedures

After going through all steps in the online registration process and providing full payment, you will receive an email that summarizes your purchases and provides other event information. If you do not receive this email confirmation within five business days, email raps@raps.org.
You may register online for the conference until 22 October 2020, after which time you will only be able to register at the conference location.
  1. To register online using a credit card (MasterCard, Visa and American Express), please login as appropriate. If you wish to pay by check, wire or ACH transfer please download the registration form and follow the instructions listed under Method of Payment.
  2. For payments using check or wire transfers please ensure that you complete a registration form for each registrant as applicable. Failure to do so will delay the processing of your registration for the event especially the preconference workshops.
All requests for cancellations and/or refunds must be received in writing at raps@raps.org. Please reference the name of person registered and the event title. Due to uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 situation’s impact on travel our standard cancellation fee of 20% is being waived. Should you need to cancel your registration for any reason, you can apply your credit to any RAPS program for the following 12 months.
Substitutions are allowed and registrations are transferable up to 72 hours prior to the event.
RAPS reserves the right to cancel any conference at its sole discretion, whereupon all registration fees will be refunded within seven business days. RAPS is not responsible for travel or other costs incurred due to a cancellation.
Subject to change without notice.
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By registering for this event, I provide consent that my profile will be stored with RAPS and shared with processors for the purpose of doing business with RAPS.

I consent to receiving announcements from RAPS and that I can opt-out at any time by contacting RAPS or updating preferences. I also provide consent to be added to an online community on RAPS Regulatory Exchange at connect.raps.org for networking and related resources and announcements regarding this event. I may opt out at any time on connect.raps.org.

In addition, I consent to RAPS sharing my profile information to set up an account on the event app and that I may opt out at any time by contacting RAPS. I am also aware that my name and mailing address will be provided to event exhibitors and that I may opt out of communications with them at any time by directly contacting the exhibitor.

I also hereby understand and agree to the privacy policy provided on RAPS.org

RAPS is dedicated to creating a safe, productive and welcoming forum for all participants—members, volunteers, registrants, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, staff, technology partners and solutions providers — to engage with one another during our in-person and online events.

As regulatory professionals, we have the professional and ethical responsibility to maintain the highest professional conduct standards and embody the RAPS Code of Ethics in our words, actions, and deeds. Consequences for unacceptable behavior may include dismissal from the event.

RAPS has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. If you witness unacceptable behavior, please contact RAPS staff as soon as possible, either in person or by completing this anonymous form.

Unacceptable Behavior is defined as:

  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form.
  • Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, RAPS staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.
    • Examples of verbal abuse include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, RAPS staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.
  • Disruption of presentations, expo hall exchanges or networking events in-person or across a virtual platform.
  • Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services. RAPS reserves the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.
  • Participants should not copy or take screen shots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in-person or virtually.

RAPS will continue to provide a community that focuses on developing and sustaining a competent global regulatory workforce that drives exceptional regulatory practice and policy to advance public health.

 

Housing and Logistics Details

Radisson Blu, Brussels
Rue du Fosse-aux-Loups 47
B-1000 Brussels Belgium
Tel : +32 (2) 219 28 28
RAPS Room Block- Radisson Blu Brussels

Featuring a modern Art Deco façade that includes a stunning atrium, glass dome and a river designed by renowned architect Michel Jaspers, the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels is conveniently located in the city center. It offers easy access to the metro and major rail lines and Central Station is just 500 meters away.  Brussels Airport (BRU) is about 15 kilometers from the hotel and Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL) lies about 69 kilometers away. Popular attractions including the Grand Place, Manneken Pis and the BOZAR Museum are just a short walk from the hotel. The hotel’s location in Brussels city center offers guests the opportunity to discover local culture, popular restaurants and bars and trendy shopping streets. From historical charm to gastronomic delights, the city offers something for everyone.

Accommodation
RAPS has negotiated a dedicated room allotment directly at the Radisson Blu hotel that providesbeneficial rates to conference attendees. To obtain this rate, you must book by using the following booking link and using ‘RAPS20’ as the promotional code.  Reservations made directly online via the hotel website or any alternative booking service sites will unfortunately not benefit from preferential rates.

Access & Public Transport
The Radisson Blu Brussels is conveniently located in the city center. It offers easy access to the metro and major rail lines and Central Station is just 500 meters away.

Brussels’ Central Station runs both international and national trains and connections directly to Brussels Midi Station: the terminal for Eurostar & Thalys services London (1h25), Paris (1H20) and Amsterdam (1h55) can straightforwardly be reached by foot.

The closest metro station “De Brouckère” can be walked in three minutes and connects to Midi Station as well as the whole underground system of Brussels.

Airports
Brussels airport (BRU) is about 15 kilometers from the hotel and Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL) lies about 69 kilometers away.

Train / Bus / Car

Brussels airport

The train is the quickest transportation from Brussels airport to hotel. The Airport Express trains depart every 15 minutes and take only 20 minutes to reach Brussels Central Station (Gare Centrale), which is just a few hundred meters from the hotel property.
Brussels Airport-Zaventem train station is located on level -1 of the terminal, at a small distance from the arrivals hall (2nd floor) and the departures hall (3rd floor).

Brussel-Central: 17 min

Visit Belgian Railway Company SNCB be to consult the schedules or buy a ticket.

To consult the schedules: go to the dedicated Brussels Airport Zaventem station page and click on the orange button to get real-time information.

Brussels South Charleroi Airport
The Brussels City Shuttle is the easiest way to travel from and to the airport to Brussels. The bus times are scheduled to fit in with the flight times and they start running at 3.30am. There is a bus every 30 minutes. To get the best price, you can buy your ticket online in advance. Brussels City Shuttle

From South Station (Gare du Midi - Zuidstation)
From South Station, trams depart every 10 minutes and take only 10 minutes to reach De Brouckère Station or Central Station. Take Tram 3 (direction Esplanade) or Tram 4 (direction Gare du Nord) and disembark at Central Station or De Brouckère. The hotel is a short walk from either station.

Car
The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel can easily be accessed by car. Just follow the signs to the city center and drive towards Cathedrale St.Michel St.Gudule; where a side road turns into Rue du Fossé-aux-Loups. The underground private parking is right after the main entrance. Parking costs: 5€/hour – 35€/day.

Bus and metro options
Guests can travel efficiently throughout Brussels via the metro system. The De Brouckère and Central Station stops are only a few hundred meters away. Another convenient option is the Arenberg public bus, which stops next to the hotel’s main entrance. The concierge can arrange a car, taxi or bicycle for guests. The concierge can also reserve train tickets for both national and international travel.

Private Parking
Underground private parking is available at EUR 35 per day during the week and EUR 20 per day during weekends.

One Day Registration Fees

(12 September 2020 or 13 September 2020) (All fees in US dollars; does not include workshop registration; Sunday evening opening reception included with any single day purchase)

 

Register early
30 June 2020

Register by
31 July 2020

Register after
31 July 2020

 

Member 

$995

$995

$995

Register Today

Nonmember 

$1295

$1295

$1295

Register Today