EWMA 2020, 13-15 May

EWMA 2020: General Information

Conference venue
ExCeL London
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London E16 1XL

Contact Conference Secretariat

EWMA Secretariat
Nordre Fasanvej 113, 2.
2000 Frederiksberg
Tel: +45 7020 0305

All contact with the conference centre must go through the EWMA Secretariat.

Conference Secretariat

Please see signs and overview map for exact location. The telephone and e-mail will be answered from 08.00-20.00 every day during the conference. ewma@ewma.org +45 7020 0305



The conference language is English. 
Plenary sessions, key sessions, some free paper sessions and all conference material will be in English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.


Mandatory badge

In the conference area, all participants are required to wear their name badge easily visible to all. 




Free WiFi

WiFi will be provided at the Conference 


Mobile phones

All mobile phones must be on silent mode during the sessions.


Print your certificates

You are able to print your CME certificate and certificate of attendance after 14.00h on your last day of attendance. 


Disabled access




At the venue ExCeL London, you can make use of plenty parking spaces. Parking up to 24 hours is 20£ in the Orange car park (under the main venue)

See parking map here and find more information about travel and parking here



£, British Pounds


Credit card and cash



Codan Consulting has been appointed the official hotel accomodation agent for EWMA 2020 and will handle all related arrangements. Please contact Codan Consulting directly: 


+420 251 019 376

Find more information about hotel accomodation here


Emergency & first aid


Lunch & coffee 

Lunch and coffee can be purchased in the cafés and restaurants located throughout the venue.


Lost & found

Found items should be turned in at the reception. If you lose something, please report to the reception desk.

No Smoking Policy

ExCeL London operates a no smoking policy throughout the venue. Smoking is permitted outside the venue.

E-cigarettes and vaping are not permitted within the venue. These can be used outside the venue only.



Electronic Posters

E-Posters are on display on touch screens situated in the Poster area. E-Posters should be uploaded online before the conference. E-Poster sessions are held at the screens placed in the Poster Area. Each e-Poster will be displayed for 3 minutes guided by a chair. Authors are kindly asked to be present and discuss their e-Poster with other participants. Please check programme for specific time and place.


Abstract Awards

Learn more about Best Abstracts of the Year, E-poster Prizes and EWMA First Time International Presenter Prize here>>


Transportation App
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EWMA knowledge Centre

Access the EWMA Knowledge Centre on ewma.org to gain free access to session webcasts, e-Posters and abstracts from this and previous EWMA Conferences.

Find more information about EWMA knowledge Centre here.



E-Posters are on display on touch screens in the e-Poster area. Each e-Poster will be displayed for 3 minutes guided by a chair. The author will present and discuss the e-Poster with other participants. Please check programme book for specific time and place of each e-Poster session. 


Best Abstract of the Year

The winner of the best abstract of the year, will be chosen by the EWMA Scientific Committee.

The committee will choose the abstract based on the abstract guidelines. 

This means that the abstract must include relevant and interesting research, and should clearly state its aim, methods, results, and conclusions. 


E-Poster Prizes 

A panel of judges will award 3 e-Poster prizes with a value of 200 EURO each. The e-Poster prizes reward the considerable work that goes into preparing an e-Poster for presentation. An accepted e-Poster will automatically be considered for this award, provided that it has not previously been submitted elsewhere (all categories except Case Studies and Professional Communication).


EWMA First Time International Presenter Prize

This award is designed to encourage people who have not previously presented their work at an international conference. To be eligible for this prize you must have submitted your abstract to EWMA 2020 and be a "novice presenter". The value of the prize is 450 EURO.