General FAQs

This FAQ addresses the general conference FAQs. If you have any enquiries and it is not answered in any of our FAQS, please feel free to submit your enquiries to the SHBC Secretariat via email at SHBC_Secretariat@nhg.com.sg or submit your enquiries here.
When is the Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress 2023?

Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress (Physical Congress) will be held on 12 – 13 October 2023 (Thursday & Friday).

Who is the organiser for Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress?

Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress (SHBC) is the flagship congress for the National Healthcare Group (NHG).

Who is the secretariat for Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress?

The Special Events team from the NHG Group Education Department is the main Secretariat team for SHBC annually. For any enquiries, please email us at shbc_secretariat@nhg.com.sg


What does it cost to attend?

For more information on registration fees, please click here.

When is the registration deadline?

The registration deadline is 20 September, Wednesday, 2359hrs. 

Where do I find the login details to the dashboard?

Confirmation email will be sent to successful registered delegates. Registered delegates can find the login details in the confirmation email.

Can I share the login details or my onsite badge with a colleague?

No, registered delegates agree not to share, give, or provide the login details or badge to anyone. 

Will the congress be accredited?

Yes. Points will be accredited to the various boards (Singapore Nursing Board, Singapore Pharmacy Council and Singapore Medical Council only), only for those that attend during event days, 12-13 Oct.

  • 4 points will be awarded for participants that attend each event day (Full Day, 12 or 13 Oct) onsite
    • 2 points will be awarded in the morning attendance
    • 2 points will be awarded in the afternoon attendance
  • Total of 8 points if participants attend both event days (Full Day, 12-13 Oct) onsite
Is there any 1 day congress pass option?

No. There is no 1-day congress pass. 

Is there other form of registration instead of online registration?

Only online registration is acceptable. 

Can I register on the event day itself?

No congress registration will be available on event date/s.

Are The Prices Fixed?

Yes. 8% Goods and Services Tax (GST) and 3.2% administrative fees (credit card charges for online registrations only) need to be included for the stated registration rates. Only VISA and Mastercard payment is accepted.

  • Please seek your Reporting Officer’s approval before registering for SHBC 2023.
  • All payment will be coordinated through your HR representatives thus no up-front payment is needed from you.
  • NHG staff are to register with the institution representatives. Please click here for more details

Please register online. 

Registration fee : https://shbc.com.sg/shbc-registration/registration-fees/


Cancellation and Refund
Can I cancel my registration?
  • Notice of cancellation must be emailed to the SHBC Secretariat by 20 September 2023, Wednesday, 2359hrs, to SHBC_Secretariat@nhg.com.sg.
  • Only fifty percent (50%) of the registration fees (not inclusive of administrative and GST charges) will be refunded for cancellations made on or before 20 September 2023. Refunds will be subjected to an administrative charge and/or charges will be borne by the delegates.
  • Cancellations received after 20 September 2023, and ‘No-Shows’ will not qualify for refunds and the delegates remain liable for the full registration fee of S$360.00 (not inclusive of GST charges).
  • Refunds will be issued approximately 4-6 weeks after the conclusion of the congress.
  • Delegates are to ensure that they have received an acknowledgement of their cancellation from the SHBC Secretariat. Delegates are to check their spam/junk folder, in case of emails from the SHBC Secretariat being caught by the spam filter.
What if the event is cancelled?

All pre-paid fees will be refunded directly to the delegate upon proof of payment if the cancellation is due to a force majeure event. Organiser is not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused.



When will I receive my refund?
  • Refunds will be issued approximately 4-6 weeks after the conclusion of the congress.

Substitution Policy
What if I am unable to attend the congress, may I send a substitute?
  • Registered delegates who are unable to attend the Congress may send an one-for-one substitution from the same department, of the same registration category and fees at no extra cost.
  • No extra cost will be charged if the request for substitution is received before 20 September 2023 or in the same pricing category. Changes outside these examples will be subjected to a fee of Singapore Dollars Forty (S$40.00) only.
  • All substitution requests with full name and contact details must be emailed to the SHBC Secretariat by 20 September 2023, Wednesday, 2359hrs. Request for transfers of registration will not be granted on the event day/s.


I have registered for 2 days congress, however I am not able to make it on one of the days, can I transfer my registration to another person on the day that I am not able to attend?

No, SHBC 2023 registrations are non-transferable and must be used by the registered delegate only.

Private Policy
What information does Organiser need during the registration?

In order for delegates to have a smooth registration process and to allow the Organiser to assist if there are any enquiries or issues that arises, the registration information needed are the delegate’s first name, surname, Staff ID, Profession, Designation, Department, MCR/SNB/PRN number, Organisation, Institution, Institution Address, Business Email Address, Contact number (Office) and Credit Card Information. (Credit card information is only need during online payment)

Will our information be protected?

Yes, the Organiser is committed to protect the privacy of delegate’s information and will not disclose it to third party unless under limited circumstances (Please refer to the Terms and Condition).

Who do I contact if I have more queries?

You can email SHBC Secretariat at SHBC_Secretariat@nhg.com.sg