General Information

Congress Venue

Hilton London Tower Bridge
5 More London Place, Tooley Street
London SE1 2BY
United Kingdom
Tel: +44-203-002-4300


The official language of the Congress is English

Congress Kit and Name Badge

Upon registration you will receive a Congress kit that includes the printed material of the Congress and your name badge. Please wear your name badge at all times during the Congress and to all official Congress events.


Averages for London in October. October is a fairly cool time to visit London, UK, when the autumn season is well underway. During this month, the average temperature is 12°C – that's 4°C cooler than in September – which slowly changes as the month develops.
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Participants from certain countries may require a visa in order to travel to the UK. Participants are requested to check with their local UK Consulate/Embassy well in advance of their travel date. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa as necessary.  

Invitation Letters

Official letters of invitation designed to assist with obtaining an entry visa can be downloaded from the Congress website - see Invitation Letter. Please note that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or Congress to provide any financial assistance.

Liability & Insurance

The Congress secretariat and organizers cannot accept any liability for personal accidents or loss of/damage to private property of participants of SOPATE2017.

Dress Code

Informal for all occasions.

Congress Secretariat 

Tel/Fax UK:  +44-203-051-4032 Tel US: +1-857-400-0035