Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Who can attend?
Q: Who can attend a Cochrane Colloquium?
A: Anyone with an interest in health research and using evidence for health decisions.
Q: Can my spouse, partner or carer attend?
A: Yes. Anyone wishing to attend the Colloquium must pay a registration fee. There will be social events and tours that an accompanying person can participate in during the Colloquium. Tickets are sold on a first-come first-served basis. These options are available during registration and payment.
Q: Are there child-minding services available at or near the Colloquium venue?
A: We are not planning to provide child-minding services.
Travelling to the UK
Q: I’m not a UK citizen. Do I need special documentation to enter the UK and attend this conference?
A: Entry requirements vary depending on your country of citizenship. More information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
Q: Can I receive a discount on my travel fare?
Q: When will registration open?
A: Registration will open in February 2023.
Abstract and workshop submissions
Q: When will the call for abstracts and workshops open?
A: The opportunity to present workshops, special sessions, oral presentations and posters opens on 30 January 2023.
Q: When will the call for abstracts and workshops close?
A: The opportunity to present workshops, special sessions, oral presentations and posters closes on 1 March 2023.
Q: Will I receive a certificate of attendance for the Colloquium?
A: Yes. Attendees will be able to download an attendance certificate from their Colloquium account, once the Colloquium is in progress.
Accommodation and getting around
Q: Do I need to book my own hotel room?
A: Yes. Colloquium attendees must arrange their own accommodation.
Q: Will stipends be available to attend the Colloquium?
A: A number of stipends and bursaries will be available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane London 2023. Cochrane will provide stipends for:
- Cochrane Consumers
- Individuals living in low-, lower-middle-, (LMIC) and upper-middle-income countries (UMIC)
- Students living in LMIC and UMIC countries
Stipend applications will open in March 2023.
Any other questions?
If you have a question that is not answered above, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.