Useful Information

Parking Facilities


Guests are invited to self-park in Levels P1 or P2.  Look for the parking signage for access to one of the several car parks, all within the medical campus.

Valet Parking

Valet parking is reserved for patients only.

Hotel Accommodation

The hotels that are within walking distance to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi are Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi and Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi. To learn more about the hotels and make a reservation, you may visit their websites.

Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi –
Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi in Al Maryah Island –
A wide selection of hotel and hotel-apartments are also available within a short drive distance from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
For a complete list of hotels please visit the Abu Dhabi’s official visitors website for travel and tourism information.


Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hospital for visitor use.

To connect to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s WiFi network, select network name CCAD_Guest from a WiFi enabled services device and accept the Terms & Conditions displayed.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Program Information

The Organiser will do its utmost effort to ensure the accuracy of the information presented online in regards to the program, speakers, and participants. However, it will not be liable in the unexpected event that a speaker does not attend the conference or the timings of a session must be altered.

The Organiser reserve the right “in extreme circumstances” to change the time and meeting venue.

The Organiser accepts no responsibility for the views or opinions expressed by the speakers, chairmen, moderators or any other persons at the event.

Please visit the Program Page of the website for regular updates

How to Register

Registration to the symposium is limited and granted on a first come first served basis, according to the registration payment date.

There are 3 easy ways to register:

  • Online through the registration page of this website
  • By emailing your details to
  • By calling Meeting Minds Experts, CCAD-DDS Professional Conference Organisers, at +971 (0)4 427 0492

Registration Fee

A standard registration fee will apply to all attendees.

The registration fee includes:

  • Access to all scientific sessions
  • Access to the exhibition
  • Lunch and coffee breaks as per program
  • Symposium folder and conference material
  • CME certificate of attendance

Registration Payment Mode

Payments for online registration are accepted by Visa and MasterCard. You can also opt to pay by bank transfer.

Please click here to view bank transfer instructions.

Registration made onsite, subject to availability, can also be settled in cash (AED or USD)

Upon successful payment, a confirmation email with a receipt will be sent to the email address provided in the registration form.

The confirmation of payment and all payment receipts/invoices will be delivered to delegates via email only.

We regret that delegates without proof of payment will not be allowed access to the event.

Registration Substitutions and Cancellation Policy

If a registered delegate cannot attend the event, a substitute colleague may be accepted before November 13, 2017. After this date cancellation fees apply.

Requests for substitutions will only be accepted by e-mail to, indicating the delegate registration ID and the name of substitute. Please note that the substitute delegate must be from the same organization.

If a delegate has to cancel his/her registration before November 13, 2017, the full registration fee will be reimbursed (less AED 150 refund charge)

100% cancellation charges will be applied for cancellations received after November 13, 2017.

No-shows will not qualify for a refund.

Reimbursement will not be given for early termination of attendance.

All the refunds of any transaction’s amount against any purchase through this website would be refunded to the original mode of payment.


The Professional Conference Organizers and Organizers of the Symposium cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants either during or indirectly arising from the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Digestive Disease Institute – International Symposium – December 14-16, 2017. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.


The official language of the event is English.


The following categories of visitors may receive their visit visa at the airport, upon arrival:

If you are a national citizen of a GCC country you do not require a visa to visit the UAE. You will simply need to produce your GCC country passport upon arrival at the point of entry into the UAE.

GCC Residents who are not GCC nationals but who have a high professional status such as company managers, business people, auditors, accountants, doctors, engineers, pharmacists, or employees working in the public sector, their families, drivers and personal staff sponsored by them, are eligible for a non-renewable 30-day visa upon arrival at the approved ports of entry.

National citizens of the following countries:

UK (with the right of abode in UK), France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and holders of Hong Kong SAR passports will be granted a free of charge visa for a single visit upon arrival in the UAE.

It should be noted that this list may vary slightly from time to time and it is therefore best to check with your local UAE embassy or the airline that you are using to fly to the UAE.

If you do NOT fall into one of the above categories, you will require a visa.

For visa assistance, kindly contact your nearest U.A.E. Embassy/Consulate or consult the Hotel or Travel Agency whom you have used to book and confirm your stay in the UAE.

For further information on obtaining a visa please send an email to

Professional Conference Organizers (PCO)

Please do not hesitate to contact the PCO if you require additional information or assistance.

All correspondence should be addressed to:
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Digestive Disease Institute – International Symposium


Meeting Minds Experts
Shatha Tower – Office 3113-4
Dubai Media City – P.O. Box 50 2464
T: 9714 4270492 – F: 9714 4270493

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