General Info

General Information

CONGRESS VENUE

Fira Gran Via – HALL 8
C/Foc, 37 – 08038 Barcellona

Distance from/to airport 12 km – Distance from/to city center 2,5 km


The congress will start on June 8, 2017 and close on June 11, 2018.

SECRETARIAT AND REGISTRATION DESK

The pre-registration and on-site registration desks will be open for individuals during the following days:

June  8, 2018 →  12h00 – 19h30

June  9, 2018 →  07h30 – 19h45

June 10, 2018 →  07h30 – 19h45

June 11, 2018 →  07h30 – 14h15 


ADMISSION
Participants are kindly requested to wear their badge during all congress activities to be admitted to the scientific sessions and all the areas of the congress.
Lost badges will only be replaced against the payment of an handling fee and upon proof of original registration.
Please note that children are not allowed in the Congress area.

CLOAKROOM
A cloakroom is at participants’ disposal at their charge.
It will follow the following opening hours:

FRIDAY, JUNE 8 from 12h00 to 20h00
SATURDAY, JUNE 9 from 07h15 to 19h45
SUNDAY, JUNE 10 from 07h15 to 19h45
MONDAY, JUNE 11 from 07h15 to 14h15

INSURANCE
Congress organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries or for loss of or damage to property belonging to congress participants, either during or as a result of the Congress. Therefore please check the validity of your own insurance.

LANGUAGE
The official language of the Meeting is English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

LUNCHES
Participants wearing their congress badge are entitled to receive a box lunch free of charge on June 9, 10 and 11, 2018.
Box lunches are served in the Catering Area of the congress venue, upon presentation of the related daily coupon (a different coupon for each day) received along with the badge.

The food left over during the event will be gathered by one of the several NGOs collaborating with Fira Barcelona and distributed to community kitchens for their utilisation.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Participants in need of medical assistance should contact the Secretariat of the congress, the ESH staff will lead them to the First Aid point in the venue.

MOBILE PHONES
Delegates are kindly requested to set their mobile phones on silent mode in the Rooms where scientific sessions are being held.

NO-SMOKING
Smoking in the Meeting area is not allowed.

PROGRAMME CHANGES
The organizers cannot assume liability for any changes in the programme due to external or unforeseen circumstances.

Please check the website or the official APP for regular updates. The organizers reserve the right to cancel, postpone, relocate or change any of the sessions or to add new session.

UNEXPECTED CANCELLATION OF THE EVENT OR IMPOSSIBILITY TO HOLD IT
In the unlikely case that the ESH 2018 Meeting cannot be held in whole or in part due to any event beyond the Organisers’ control or force majeure (such as riot, fire, explosion, accident, flood, earthquake, sabotage, strikes, acts of any government, etc) the Congress Organisers cannot be held liable for any damage, cost, or loss incurred, such as registration fee, transportation and accommodation costs, or any other direct or indirect loss or consequential damage.

WI-FI
All meeting areas are covered by free Wi-Fi connection, throughout the duration of the Annual Meeting.

 

 

 

 

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