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28th Global GS1 Healthcare Conference

20 - 22 October 2015, Budapest, Hungary
Imagine one world, one standard, one vision: improving patient safety


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Poster session


About the conference 

Held twice per annum, the Global GS1 Healthcare Conference is a key event for sharing information to the GS1 Healthcare community. Healthcare leaders from private industry and government agencies will present the progress of worldwide efforts to implement GS1 standards that improve patient safety, supply chain security and efficiency. 

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Premium sponsor                 Exhibitors


Professional & strategic partners


Want to sponsor the conference? Contact Zsófia Burányi:

Why should you join?

The three-day conference combines plenary sessions, implementation reality sessions (small working groups), working lunches, introductory sessions and many opportunities to network. The conference kicks off with examples of GS1 standards implementations in hospitals which demonstrates the benefits global standards bring to providers as well as patients. Attend the conference and learn how the traceability of products across the healthcare supply chain eliminates counterfeit medicines, increases patient safety and complies with regulations. Last but not least, get the latest status on UDI around the world and on other initiatives regarding track & trace for medical devices.


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See who's registered


  • Non-global member: €950 
  • Global member/Association: €650 (see list of global members)
  • GS1 Member Organisation: €200
  • Regulatory Body/Hospital: Fee exemption

Please note that based on European legislations, we must tax 27% of Hungarian VAT. However, your company may recuperate this amount thanks to the EU 8th Directive (foreign VAT recovery only possible for EU countries).

Book your hotel

Our conference takes place at:
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest
Erzsébet tér 7-8,
1051 Budapest

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We have reserved a certain number of rooms at the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest which offers competitive rates and booking conditions to all attendees during the week of the conference:

  • Single room: €194.00 per room/night, incl. breakfast, VAT and service charge
  • Double room: €219.00 per room/night, incl. breakfast, VAT and service charge                               


Transport to and from the hotel

Taxi from the airport have a price of approximatively HUF 7000 (€24). We can recommend the two taxi companies Főtaxi (+36-1-222-2222) and Citytaxi (+36-1-211-1111). 
We recommend to always call a taxi on the above numbers instead of waving them on the streets of Budapest since there are individual taxi drivers as well.

Another option would be the limo service proposed by the hotel:

  • Rates Airport to Hotel / Hotel to Airport range from approx. €50 to €95. To order a transfer from/to the airport, please fill in the order form (this form is forwarded to the guests directly with the confirmation of their hotel room).

Networking dinner

Join us for an eventful evening at the Európa Boat on the river Danube on Wednesday 21 October. Európa Boat is the largest and most well-equipped event boat of Hungary, and unique in Central Europe with its outstanding event facilities; the three decks and 330 m2 sun terrace will bring an uforgettable dining experience. More information on the venue.

Visa information

Hungary joined the Schengen Area of the European Union. The visas and residence permits issues by one of the Schengen Member States are valid also for Hungary, and visas/residence permits issued by Hungarian authorities are - as a general rule - also valid for the entire Schengen Area. Please find more Consular Service information here. For visa application contact Katalin Kecskés:

About Budapest

Budapest, capital of Hungary, well known for its rich culture has a lot to offer. The city is made up of Buda and Pest, with the river Danube strecthing along, which contributes to a vibrant atmosphere well worth a visit.