Frequently Asked Questions


When and where is the event?
Tuesday, 22 October, 2024 — Friday, 25 October, 2024
Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza & Fira de Barcelona - Montjuïc - Hall 2
C/ de Lleida, 4, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
Entrance off of Lleida Street
What are the timings?
Pre-Congress Workshops: Tuesday 22nd October | 10:00am - 16:30pm
Day 1: Wednesday 23rd October | 8:30am - 17:40pm followed by the off-site networking drinks from 17:45pm 
Day 2: Thursday 24th October | 8:35am - 17:30pm followed by networking in the exhibition hall
Day 3: Friday 25th October | 9:00am - 15:00pm
Is there parking on-site?
Yes, there are two parking facilities at the venue; one Carrer Lleida and the other on Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina.  Please visit this page for more information.
Having trouble registering?
  • Please ensure that your email address is unique and has not already been used to register.
  • If you are a speaker or sponsor, one of the World Orphan Drug Congress team members should already have registered you. Please contact them directly if there are any problems with your registration.
  • If you have further issues with registering, please contact juliana.schulte@terrapinn.com
How do I gain access to the official events app?
After downloading the app, you can log in with the same email you used for registration. Follow the instructions on the app to register for an account. 
World Orphan Drug Congress will be available for sponsors and exhibitors four weeks before (24th September)  the event and three weeks before (1st October)  the event for visitors and guests. 
After registering to the app, you will be able to:
  • View the attendee list
  • View all exhibitors
  • Make connections and network with other attendees by requesting meetings
  • Build your personalised agenda by marking the sessions you are interested in
Find out more about Terrapinn Events App and how to download the app here .
Can I request meetings with other attendees?
Yes, you can request meetings with other attendees on Terrapinn Events App when the event is live.
I would like to sponsor, who should I contact?
Visit our sponsor/exhibit page for more information about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities. If you would like to enquire directly, contact  michael.hodge@terrapinn.com  and kieran.duffin@terrapinn.com
I want to speak at the event, who should I contact?
Visit our conference page   for more information about our speakers and the event's topics. If you have any enquiries regarding speaking opportunities, contact abdu.kauroo@terrapinn.com
Where can I stay?
Visit our Hotel Map page to view the hotels near Fira De Barcelona Montjuïc and stay at a discounted price.
How do I get a CPD accreditation?
You can earn up to 26 hours of CPD accreditation by attending this year's Congress. You will need to register the sessions you would like to attend priot to the event via the Terrapinn Events App.
After the event, all delegates will receive an email with instructions on how to obtain their CPD certificate.
Visit our CPD page for more information.
Is there a dress code?
Our attendees typically dress in business attire at our events.
Can I bring my child?
Individuals under 18 will not be permitted entrance to the event.