7th International Update on Fabry Disease:
Biomarkers, Progression and Treatment Opportunities
Würzburg May 30 - June 1, 2022
Supporting Organization: Kidneys for Life Foundation
Secretariat: Jens Schienke
Reserve your place in the Registration Queue; requests for registration will be reviewed on an individual basis. Once approved, the registrant will be referred to a separate website for registration and securing their accommodations if they are accepted as Face-to-Face participants. FTF Participants will be required to be fully vaccinated at the time of the meeting (see COVID tab), and will have access to a COVID-protected "bubble" at the Maritim Conference and Convention Center".
Other "Virtual" Participants will have access to the meeting in progress but will not be granted access to the COVID-protected "bubble"at the Conference Center.
The deadline for Registration will be March 31, 2022. Registrations will be accepted after that date subject to space available as well as a late registration surcharge
Maritim Concerence and Convention Center (https://www.maritim.com/en/meetings-celebrations)
Travel Planning and Visa Information
The Fabry Disease 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
The Maritim Hotel Würzburg is directly connected to the Würzburg Congress Centre and is located centrally on the banks of the Main river, not far from the railway station. The hotel is an ideal starting point for a walk through the baroque old city, a visit to the quaint wine cellars and the market place with its wine festivals.
Maritim Hotel Würzburg
97070 Würzburg Germany
Main railway station: 0.8 km
Motorway: 3 km
Frankfurt airport: 120 km
Marienberg Fortress: 2.5 km
Würzburg Residence: 1.5 km
Juliusspital: 0.3 km
Prices and transportation
From airport Frankfurt or Nuremberg: approx. 170 €
From main station: approx. 5-6 €
Arrival by plane
There are three international airports within 150 km.
• Nuremberg airport: 110 km
• Frankfurt/Main airport: 120 km
• Stuttgart airport: 165 km
There is an hourly ICE direct connection to the Rhine-Main airport in Frankfurt (90 minutes travel time), the airport in Nuremberg can be reached by train and car in just over an hour.
Arrival by train
As an ICE hub, Würzburg has excellent rail connections. Every day, around 70 ICE or IC connections and a good 350 passenger trains roll in and out.
From the main train station, you can reach the Maritim Hotel + Congress Centrum either by streetcar (line 2, direction Zellerau, stop Congress Centrum), by cab (approx. 1 km) or on foot (through the Ringpark, approx. 10 minutes' walk).
The Secretariat will be located close to the meeting room at the venue, and will be open as follows:
May 29, 2021 8:00 – 17:30
May 31, 2021 08:00 – 17:30
The official language of the Meeting will be English.
Facilities will be available for computer presentations. 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
Lunches and coffee breaks
Breakfast, lunches and coffee breaks will be served in the Meeting area, immediately adjacent to the Posters.
Powerpoint versions of accepted poster submissions must be received by April 15, 2022. Approved poster presenters will be sent a ppt template for preparing their submission. All posters will be generated from the completed templates, and will be hanging at the venue before the start of the meeting. The organizers will be submitting the completed poster templates to the vendor on behalf of all submitters. Posters will be on display throughout the entire meeting.
A committee will judge the final submitted posters before the meeting and during the Opening Poster Session on Sunday evening. Four (4) posters will be selected for short oral presentations (8 slides, 10 minutes) on Tuesday afternoon. If you wish to be considered for the oral presentation, you should come to the meeting with 8 slides in hand in case your poster is selected as one of the 4 finalists.