31st annual scientific conference - Menopause care: maintaining the momentum #bmsconf22. Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July 2022

Meeting information

Who should attend?

Academics, Dieticians, General Practitioners, Gynaecologists, Nutritionists, O&G/GP Trainees, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Practice Nurses, Specialist Nurses, SRH Specialists, plus those allied to the health profession who have an interest in post reproductive health, from the UK and overseas.

CME/CPD credits

A certificate acknowledging Continuing Professional Development (CPD) will be issued electronically to all delegates after the conference. The conference carries 12 CPD credits.

The venue

Chesford Grange
Coventry Road
Kenilworth
Warwickshire CV8 2LD

Chesford Grange is a four-star premium events venue. This Tudor-style manor house is set in a peaceful countryside location by the River Avon. It boasts luxurious bedrooms, an excellent restaurant, 650 car parking spaces and free wifi throughout. With COVID-19 in mind, this expansive venue provides increased cleaning routines, ventilation in public areas and hand sanitising stations.

Location
On the outskirts of Kenilworth, it is just a short drive to the beautiful town of Leamington Spa and historic Warwick Castle. It is easily accessible from the M40 and M69 – and only 13 miles from Birmingham Airport.

Directions

By car
Chesford Grange is approximately 7 miles from the M40 and 10 miles from the M69. The entrance to Chesford Grange is on the B4115. There is parking for 650 cars.SAT NAV – The official postcode that gets you closest to the hotel is CV8 2LD.

By rail
Kenilworth Station – 1.8 miles
Warwick Station – 3 miles
Leamington Spa station – 5 miles
Coventry station – 7 miles
Birmingham International station – 13 miles

For train times and routes please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

National rail enquiries 03457 48 49 50

By air
Birmingham airport 13 miles

Accommodation

The British Menopause Society has negotiated a special bedroom rate for conference attendees at Chesford Grange. An allocation of standard bedrooms is available to book online for the night of Wednesday 29 June 2022. There are a small number of special-rate rooms remaining, subject to availability, which must be booked by 31 May. After this date, the allocation will be released, and all bedrooms will be subject to availability.

Update: Chesford Grange is fully booked for Thursday 30 June 2022.

To take advantage of these standard bedrooms, and the special rate of £128 per night single occupancy or £140 for double occupancy, including English Breakfast and VAT, please go to www.chesfordgrange.com. Choose ‘Book now’, fill in your date requirements and type the promotional code  BMSJUNE22 into the ‘Promo/Corporate Code’ box. Don’t use the ‘Discount Code’ box. The special BMS room rate and code work for the nights of 29 June and 30 June only.

If you are having issues with your online booking, you can ring the hotel’s central booking line on 0330 107 1599.

Please note that the relevant cancellation policy details will be shown at time of booking. You may find better rates and cancellation flexibility through other hotel booking websites.

Alternative accommodation can be found by searching online using the postcode: CV8 2LD using www.booking.com or another similar website.

Conference barbecue

Located in the beautiful grounds of Chesford Grange
7:45pm drinks reception for 8:15pm
Thursday 30 June, £35 per person

Dress code: smart casual

Download menu (PDF)

A cash bar will be available during the buffet, which takes cards and ApplePay.

Conference delegate materials

After the conference has closed, registered delegates will have online access to:

  • professionally recorded audio-visual recordings of the lectures and Q&A sessions; and
  • downloadable pdf versions of the lecture slides.

This access will be available until the end of December 2023.

Abstract submissions

Key dates, for reference:
Abstract submission deadline: Tuesday 3 May 2022 by 18.00
EXTENDED to Tuesday 10 May at 1800
Anonymised abstracts reviewed and scored by Conference Scientific Advisory Group and accepted or rejected: 4 – 18 May 2022
Now 11 – 25 May 2022
Notification to successful authors: Thursday 19 May 2022
Now Thursday 26 May 2022
BMS Annual Scientific Conference: Thursday 30 June & Friday 1 July 2022

Terms and conditions

This is a face-to-face conference. In the event that the conference cannot proceed face-to-face it will be postponed and all delegates will be offered the option to transfer or cancel their registration.

A registration form must be completed and all fees paid in full before the conference. Delegate places will only be guaranteed upon receipt of a completed registration form and payment of the registration fee and the BMS reserves the right to refuse admission in the event of non-payment.

If delegate places are available, registration will be accepted on the day of the conference, with payment by cash or credit/debit card only (no cheques or invoices).

Cancellations

Refunds for cancellations will only be given until Tuesday 31 May 2022. All cancellations must be received in writing and will incur a £30 administration charge. Names substitutions can be made at any time without charge.

No refund will be made, or CPD certificate provided, for non-attendance.

In the event that the BMS cancels the conference, liability will be limited to registration fees already paid to the Society for the conference.

Enquiries

Email: admin@bms-whc.org.uk Tel: +44 (0)1628 890 199