Useful Info

The Venue

Rosewood Abu Dhabi’s event venues offer the perfect combination of elegance and advanced technology, complemented by a seasoned team of professionals. Inspired by the union of desert and sea, the shapes and colors of the hotel’s meeting and event rooms pay homage to local landscape by reflecting the flow of water as it contrasts with the curving shapes of sand.



Al Maryah Island
P.O. Box 41184 Abu Dhabi, UAE

Parking Facilities


Guests may park their vehicles at the parking bays in Galleria Mall.

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available for guests.

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.

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 hotel’s conference center.


CME accreditation for this educational activity is in process.

Program Information

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

The Organizer 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, Professional Conference Organisers, at +971 (0)4 427 0492

Registration Fee
Conference Registration Fees

Categories Early Bird
Valid Until April 10
Regular Registration
valid from April 11
Physician USD 250 USD 350
Nurses, Allied Health Professionals & Residents USD 150 USD 150
UAE-based Residents Complimentary Complimentary

*Seats are limited, so register early to secure your space.

Conference Registration Fees Include:

  • Access to all scientific sessions
  • Access to the exhibition
  • Lunch and coffee breaks
  • Conference folder and material
  • CME certificate


Ocular Ultrasound Workshop Registration Fees

Category Fees
Conference Delegate USD 100
Non-delegate USD 200

Workshop Registration Fees Include:

  • Access to the workshop
  • Access to the exhibition
  • Workshop material
  • CME certificate

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 February 10, 2018. 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 February 10, 2018, the full registration fee will be reimbursed (less AED 150 refund charge).

100% cancellation charges will be applied for cancellations received after February10, 2018.

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 Conference 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 First Retina and Uveitis Update – May 11-12, 2018. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.


The official language of the event is English.

Dress Code

Delegates are requested to dress in business attire. Men should wear suits, sports jackets and pants and women should wear suits or jackets with pants and skirts of appropriate length.


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 – First Retina and Uveitis Update

Meeting Minds Experts

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

Our Office hours are:
09:00-18:00 Sun-Wed | 09:00-16:00 Thu | Closed Fri-Sat