Will there be harm reduction and other healthcare services available on site?
We are committed to ensuring the event provides and facilitates appropriate care for all delegates who may have special medical and healthcare needs, especially delegates who use or have used drugs, or who are living with HIV, viral hepatitis or TB. You can find more information about wellbeing at the conference here.
How do I register for the conference?
Registration for HR19 is now closed.
How do I change the contact email for my registration account?
Simply log in and edit the primary email address listed under your contact details. All future correspondence will be sent to the new address.
What time does the conference start and finish?
The conference programme timings will be as follows:
Sunday 28 April 2019
16.00-18.00 Opening Session
Monday 29 April to Wednesday 1 May 2019
09.00-17.30 Conference Sessions
How much does it cost to attend?
Pricing is tiered according to your country's income category (high or low income, according to the World Bank). We are also offering discounted Early Bird rates for delegates who register before 5 January 2019. All prices are in GBP.
Low/middle income countries:
- Early Bird (until 11 January 2019): £395
- Standard (until 5 April 2019): £515
High income countries:
- Early Bird (until 11 January 2019): £495
- Standard (until 5 April 2019): £625
Late or ‘on the day’ registration: £995
If I register now but change my mind later, can I get a refund? Is there a fee?
Refunds are no longer available. See Terms and Conditions for details.
Can I transfer my registration to a different person?
If you cannot attend the conference, someone else may take your place. You must inform us by e-mail (conference[at]hri[dot]global) before 12 April 2019.
Are scholarships available? How do I apply?
Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to offer scholarship assistance to a number of delegates to attend HR19. This year, scholarships have been awarded to 50 people from 34 countries.
How do I submit an abstract?
Abstract submission closed in October 2018.
My organisation would like to sponsor/have an exhibition stand/advertise at the conference. How do we do this and how much will it cost?
Find out about all sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising options, including prices, here.
How can I find out about volunteering opportunities at the conference?
There are very few volunteer places remaining. If you are interested, please email us at conference[at]hri[dot]global.
I’ve got a question that’s not answered here!
We’ll be updating this FAQ as we add more information to the conference site, so your question may well appear here once we have an answer. In the meantime, please let us know what you’d like to ask, in case we haven’t thought of it, by emailing conference[at]hri[dot]global.
Where will HR21 be held?
Harm Reduction International is currently accepting tenders from capable, local partners with the capacity and enthusiasm to co-host the next Harm Reduction International Conference, to be held in April/May/June of 2021.
Please click here for further details.
Can I see the programme?
Yes! You can view the programme here.
How long do I have for my presentation? What are the dimensions for my poster?
Information tailored to you is available in your online account. You can login here.
Will the conference be livestreamed?
Yes! The Opening Ceremony, morning plenaries and Closing Ceremony will all be livestreamed. Like our Facebook page to stay up to date.