Summit Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where should I stay?
A: Our host hotel, The Royal Horseguards, is a five-star hotel overlooking the River Thames, near Embankment, a 5-minute walk to the Summit venue, 8 Northumberland Avenue. Discounted rates are available. Please Contact the Hotel at +44 (0)20 7523 5062, Option 1, or email the Hotel at quoting the Hotel booking reference: PSMO210218

The closest hotel is the four-star Club Quarters, Trafalgar Square. This hotel shares the same address with our venue, 8 Northumberland Avenue. The shared lobby makes this a very convenient place to stay as a Summit attendee. A room block is being held and can be accessed HERE. Please note, the link to book is not mobile-friendly.

Q: Will the World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit be held at the same venue all three days (February 23-25, 2018)?
A: The Summit program will take place at 8 Northumberland Avenue on Friday, February 23rd, and Saturday, February 24th. On Friday evening all Summit attendees will be invited to attend a reception taking place at the Lancaster House. On Sunday, February 25th post-Summit breakout sessions are offered for an additional cost of $150 and will be held at the Royal Society.

Q: How far are the venues from one another?
A: It will take approximately 7 minutes to walk from 8 Northumberland to Royal Society, and 7-minutes from Royal Society to Lancaster House. Royal Society is directly in the middle of the two venues.

Q: Will there be transportation to and from the venue and hotel locations?
A: Yes, there will be free transportation between 8 Northumberland and Lancaster House on Friday evening. On Sunday, transportation to Royal Society will not be provided.

Q: What is the dress code?
A: Business attire

Q: My spouse will be joining me. What part of the program is he/she able to join?
A: Spouses may participate in networking receptions and evening entertainment for an additional cost of $350. Your spouse must be registered; we expect to sell out so we may not be able to accommodate them upon check-in on-site.

Q: Are children welcome?
A: No, adults only please.

Q: What is the nearest airport?
A: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) lies 14 miles (23 km) west of Central London. London Gatwick Airport is 27 miles (43 km) south of Central London.

Q: I’d like to see an attendee guest list before I register. Is this available?
A: By request only, please contact Due to the privacy of our attendees, only attendees who have agreed to provide their contact information will be provided.