Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance, President of Dubai Health Authority
تحت رعاية سمو الشـــيخ حــمــدان بن راشـــد آل مــكـتوم نائب حاكم دبي، وزير المالية، رئيس هيئة الصحة بدبي
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Congress Registration


For more Information on Pre-Congress Registration, kindly contact the congress organizers on joanneaf@infomedweb.com or visit http://www.aplar2017.com/registration-accomodation.php 

For Onsite Registration, please note that a Registration desk will be situated at the entrance area of the Dubai World Trade Center throughout the congress dates.



Fees (in $USD) apply to payment received prior to the indicated Registration Deadlines.

For more information, please visit teh Register Now Page.


·         Access to scientific sessions 18-20 October, 2017

·         Invitation to the opening ceremony and welcome reception October 17, 2017

·         Congress materials

·         Entrance to the Exhibition Hall

·         Online access to the International Journal of Rheumatic Disease supplement Wiley Online Library (WOL) (for International delegates only)



Payment for registration and/or accommodation fees (in USD) can be made as follows:

·         Credit Card Visa and MasterCard 

Registration and/or accommodation will only be valid upon receipt of the full payment by the registration department according to the deadline indicated.

An email confirming registration will only be sent after receipt of the required fees.
Proof of payment will be required in the event that the registration fees were not credited to the Conference account on time.



All cancellations must be electronically mailed. Refund of registration fee will be as follows:

·         Prior to August 16, 2017 – 100% refund

·         From August 17, 2017 – No refund



For group registration (10 participants and more) please contact the congress organizers on joanneaf@infomedweb.com


When your completed registration form plus payment is received by the Conference Secretariat, you will receive a written confirmation of your registration by email. The confirmation will include a registration number which must be submitted at the registration desk when receiving the congress badge and documents.

Accommodation Information

 APLAR 2017 – Affiliated Hotels Information


Top hotels have been selected at close proximity to the congress venue to facilitate your mobility.

All hotels are a few minutes away to the Dubai World Trade Center (the congress venue). 


Hotel Name

Distance to Venue

Star Category

Single Occupancy

Double Occupancy

IBIS One Central

5 Min. Walking

3 ***

$                  144.00

$                   152.00

Nassima Royal Hotel

8-10 Min. Walking

5 *****

$                  271.00

$                   301.00

Sheraton Grand Dubai Hotel

8-10 Min. Walking

5 *****

$                  279.00

$                   323.00

Novotel WTC Hotel

In Venue Hotel

4 ****


JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

11 Min by Car

5 *****



Conrad Dubai

8-10 Min. Walking

5 *****



Fairmont Dubai 

8-10 Min. Walking

5 *****


The H Dubai

8-10 Min. Walking

5 *****



·         Rates are per room, per night, in US Dollars and are inclusive of 10% municipality fees and 10% service charges. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

·         Rates are inclusive of Tourism Dirham Fee of AED 20 room per night. 

·         Rates are inclusive of daily buffet breakfast.



All cancellations must be electronically mailed. Refund of accommodation fee will be as follows:

·       Till June 30 – 100% refund

·       July 1 till 17, 2017 – 75% refund

·       From July 18, 2017 – No refund


                                                       In-Depth Look at Our Affiliated Hotels





Trade Center District 9914 -  Dubai - UAE


Ibis One Central is located just off of Sheikh Zayed Road next to the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre; ibis One Central is the largest ibis hotel in the GCC region.

The 588 well-appointed and soundproofed guest rooms feature the ultra-comfortable Sweet Bed TM by ibis.

The hotel property features Asian fusion dishes at Wok & Co and chill out at Cubano-Lito Bar & Grill with signature drinks and live music performance.

The hotel is just minutes away to Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Dubai International Financial Centre and Jumeirah Beach, making it an ideal choice for the city's business and leisure travelers. It is 15 minutes’ drive away from Dubai International Airport (DXB).




 Oud Metha Road, Al Jaddaf Area Dubai 122273 United ArabEmirates 



Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf, Dubai is located right in the heart of downtown Dubai, the 5-star hotel offers guests a perfect mix of modern conveniences and luxurious perks.


The hotel also encompasses seven restaurants, a deluxe spa and a 24-hour fitness center and outdoor swimming pool.


Dubai Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf is 10 minutes’ drive from The Dubai Mall and Dubai Downtown. Dubai International Airport is 6 km away.









P.O. Box 115143; Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE


Novotel World Trade Center Dubai Hotel, is located in the heart of Dubai near Sheikh Zayed Road, part of the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre.

412 newly refurbished rooms are tastefully decorated and fully equipped with the highest quality amenities to offer guests a memorable stay.

The hotel property features Chill’s Pool bar, International cuisine at  Entre Nous Restaurant, snacks at Café Cream, Jazz music at Blue Bar (Dubai’s top jazz venue), and other luxury services.

The Hotel is just 5 minutes’ drive away to the Dubai International Finance Centre and Sheikh Zayed road, 10 minutes’ drive away to DXB Airport & Dubai Mall, and less than 15 minutes’ drive to Bur Dubai and Deira.










Plot 49 Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre District Dubai, - UAE


Nassima Royal Hotel situated in the city centre, impresses guests and passersby with its shimmering glass, striking style and superior service. With a premium location on Sheikh Zayed Road, this 5-star hotel overlooks the Dubai World Trade Centre.

471 Guestrooms and suites share a contemporary style characterized by marbled entrances and vivid accent colors.

Nassima Royal Hotel features international and Asian restaurants, while the bars and Mo*Vida Nightclub provide places to unwind after a day in the city.

Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall and Jumeirah Beach are in close proximity and 5 minutes' drive away only. Dubai International Airport is 15 minutes’ drive away from the hotel.











3 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, - UAE


The Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai located in the heart of the city on Sheikh Zayed road, offers picturesque views of Dubai skyline.

The 474 luxurious rooms and suites are equipped with the comfortable Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Beds, and enjoy magnificent views over Dubai from the floor-to-ceiling windows.

The hotel is a 20- minutes’ drive away from the Dubai International Airport, and only a 5-minute walk from the closest metro station. Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall can be reached in 20 minutes by metro whereas Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre is just across the street







P.O. Box 115143; Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai - UAE



Conrad Dubai is conveniently located in the hub of Dubai’s commercial centre on Sheikh Zayed Road, the property is a stylish city haven within close proximity to Dubai’s international financial and convention centre.

The hotel has 555 contemporary rooms and suites offering beautiful views of the Arabian Peninsula and the vibrant Dubai skyline.

Guests can enjoy a wide range of cuisines from international flavors at Ballarò to a modern Parisian menu at Cave. Purobeach Urban Oasis features healthy eating options.

Dubai World Trade Centre is a 2-minute walk while Dubai International Airport is a 20-minute drive from Conrad Dubai. The hotel is less than 10 minutes away from DIFC, the world’s largest shopping mall as well as Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower.












P.O. Box 97555 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, - UAE


Fairmont Dubai is located in the heart of Dubai, conveniently placed on Sheikh Zayed Road across the Dubai World Trade Centre. A unique blend of contemporary design and urban chic, the Fairmont Hotel is an architectural icon in the financial heart of Dubai. Modeled after an Arabic wind tower (barajeel), this stunning 34-story property is just minutes from Dubai's key attractions, shopping facilities, golf clubs and beaches.

The Fairmont features 394 guestrooms designed with comfort and convenience in mind. Other features include two of the trendiest night clubs in the city. Cavalli Club by international fashion designer Roberto Cavalli and London Mayfair’s Cirque Le Soir .

Mall of The Emirates is a 20-minute drive from the property and Dubai International Airport is 10 km away.










One Sheikh Zayed RoadP.O. Box 125511 Dubai, U.A.E.


The H Dubai (formerly The Monarch Dubai) holds its unique position in the city. Located at the gateway to the commercial and social heart of Dubai, this contemporary Arabesque property offers a luxurious setting for all of its guests. Perfectly positioned on Sheikh Zayed Road, the floor-to-ceiling windows command either a view of Dubai’s suburbia or of its iconic skyline.

The hotel features 236 spacious guest rooms, suites and residences creating the perfect luxury home-away-from-home.

The H Dubai’s collection of unique venues have been carefully selected with the international wanderlust in mind. Venues include the world-renowned OKKU, PLAY, 40KONG, The Black Lion, Delphine Bar & Restaurant and Diademas.

Souk Madinat Jumeirah and Mall of The Emirates are a 15-minute drive from The H Hotel. Dubai International Airport is 10 km away


Register Now

INFOMED International for Events s.a.r.l
P.O.Box: 90-361 Beirut, Lebanon
Tel: +961 1 510881/2/3 Fax: +961 1 482116
Contact Person: Joanne Abi Farah
E-mail: joanneaf@infomedweb.com

Pre-Registration is Closed.

If you have not registered yet, you may register and settle your fees on-site at the DWTC starting October 16.

Stations for registration and information desks are located as follows:

Station 1 : Facing Sheikh Rashid Hall A/E ( Ground Floor)

Station 2: Facing Sheikh Rashid Hall F/C&D ( Ground Floor)

Date      Time
Monday October 16    08:00 – 17:00
Tuesday October 17    07:00 – 18:00
Wednesday October 18    07:00 – 19:00
Thursday October 19    07:00 – 19:00
Friday October 20    07:30 – 15:30
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