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with the RCGP Annual Conference 2022

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Dear Participants,

On behalf of the Conference Organising Committee, we would like to thank you for your registration for the upcoming 27th WONCA Europe / RCGP Annual Conference 2022


We hope you find this conference exciting, insightful and educational. 

We thought it would be helpful to share with you the joining instructions to make it easier for you to join the conference.

Main conference venue

ExCeL London

One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London E16 1XL

How to reach the venue?

The Elizabeth Line

The Elizabeth Line is now open, providing fast train services around London and beyond. 
 It takes 43 minutes to get from London Heathrow Airport to ExCeL using the Elizabeth Line. 

Transport for London’s Journey Planner

The TFL Journey Planner is the best way to find a route in London to travel to your destination by public transport. 

Plan your journey

Map of the venue

Information for participants

Registration desk opening hours

Tuesday 28 June 14:00 - 21:00

Wednesday 29 June 7:30 - 17:30

Thursday 30 June 7:30 - 17:30

Friday 1 July 7:30 - 13:30



Participants will receive the name badge upon registration. Each participant is kindly requested to wear the name badge when attending the conference. A fee of £20 will be charged if the badge is lost.



In case of any unpaid balance, we would like to ask you to pay in advance in order to avoid queues at the Registration Desk. In case you prefer to pay on-site, we kindly ask you to make a payment with a credit / debit card.


Mask wearing policy
In line with public health advice in England, wearing masks is no longer mandatory on public transport and in England, so we are not asking delegates to wear face coverings. However, if you feel inclined to wear a mask to travel or to attend any conference proceedings in confidence  – you are welcome to do so.


Scientific programme

The attractive programme is filled with:

  • 13 Concurrent sessions
  • 5 Plenary sessions
  • 130+ Scientific sessions
  • 600+ Speakers from 58 countries
  • 7 RCGP Essential CPD Sessions
  • 11 Industry symposia
  • 604 Posters
Detailed programme

Industry symposia

Eleven companies will present their educational programmes. To see the list of symposia, please click here.



Coffee breaks, refreshments and light snacks (Exhibition area).

Lunch bags (Capital suite – level 3, Exhibition area).

Coffee break times

Wednesday 10:45 - 11:15 & 15:45 - 16:15

Thursday 10:45 - 11:15 & 15:45 - 16:15

Friday 10:45 - 11:15

Lunch break times

Wednesday 12:30 - 13:30

Thursday 12:30 - 13:30


CME credits & Certificates of attendance

The WONCA Europe conference 2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 15 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each clinician should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spent in the educational activity. A certificate of attendance will be available to download after the Conference. More information here.


Journey planner

"A Londoner´s guide to (WONCA) London" written by Dr Sonia Tsukagoshi, a London GP and current WONCA Vasco da Gama liaison Officer is a four part blog that could help you enjoy the most of London. Read here.


Speaker´s instructions

Speakers´ Ready Room


Capital suite - room 13 (level 3)


Opening hours

Tuesday 28 June 16:00 - 19:00

Wednesday 29 June 7:30 - 17:30

Thursday 30 June 7:30 - 17:30

Friday 1 July 7:30 - 13:30

Oral presenters

All speakers are invited to upload their presentations at the Speakers’ Ready Room at least 30 minutes in advance of your session.

Detailed instructions for speakers

Social programme

Welcome reception

Tuesday 28 June 19:30 - 21:00


ExCeL London

Capital Hall (Exhibition area)


Conference dinner

Wednesday 29 June 20:00 - midnight


Barts Great Hall
St. Bartholomew‘s Hospital,
W Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE


Thursday 30 June 7:30 - 8:30


Meeting point: Royal Victoria Square

Just outside the Western entrance to the ExCeL London.

Farewell party

Thursday 30 June 19:00 - until late


Slug & Lettuce The O2 Arena

1–34 Entertainment Avenue

The O2, London SE10 0DY

Virtual platform & App

Virtual platform

The virtual platform is available for all participants (remote and on-site). To log in to the virtual platform please visit the conference's website and continue to LIVE EVENT. 

Log in using your email address for your user name and password. 

The first time you log in, you will be asked to enter the password that was sent to the email address you used to register. You can change your password later in your personal profile.

Main features are:

•    Live stream
•    On demand for three months
•    Networking
•    Virtual exhibition
... and much more!

For detailed instructions, click on the button below.

Read the instructions


With our smartphone app, you have the opportunity to increase your interactivity and have the entire Conference ‘in your hand‘.

The smartphone app gives access to:

•    Interactive Scientific Programme

•    Last-minute updates and programme changes
•    Personal Planner/ Conference Schedule
•    Venue and Exhibition maps
•    List of Sponsors and Exhibitors
•    Social Programme

•    Networking
•    Voting
•    Q&A….
... and much more!

Download the App by scanning the QR code below or search for the WONCA 2022 in the App Store or Google Play.

The app will be available from Saturday 25 June.

Vasco da Gama Movement Pre-conference

Monday 27 June - Tuesday 28 June 2022

Resource for London

356 Holloway Road

London N7 6PA

How to reach the venue?

By London Underground

Take the Piccadilly line to Holloway Road station. On leaving the station, turn left and walk in that direction under the railway bridge for five minutes. Resource for London in on the opposite side of the road and can be reached by using the pedestrian crossing.

By bus

Buses 4, 17, 29, 43, 153, 253, 259, 271, 279 and X43 stop within a short walk of Resource for London. There are also mobility buses available in the area, these are numbered 920, 921, 923 and 927. 

Plan your journey

Information for VdGM Pre-conference participants

Registration desk opening hours

Monday 27 June 8:00 - 18:00

Tuesday 28 June 8:30 - 13:00


Scientific programme

21 workshops in total run over 4 sessions. 9 of these workshops will be run by the European Young Doctors Movement (EYFDM) Special Interest Groups (SIGs), remaining 12 will be run by JIC and invited
external speakers.

View detailed programme


Refreshments and light snacks will be provided at coffee breaks. Lunch is not served.

Coffee break times

Monday 10:15 - 10:45 & 15:30 - 16:00

Tuesday 10:00 - 10:30 

Lunch (individually)

Monday 12:30 - 13:30



Name: RfL Public WiFi

Password: Welcome123

VdGM Social programme

Party on the Thames

Monday 27 June 20:00 - midnight


The Tattershall Castle

Victoria Embankment

Whitehall London, SW1A 2HR

Visit to East London (guided tour)

Tuesday 28 June 13:00 - 16:00


Meeting point: Resource for London


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