EMAS
 
SAVE THE DATE | 15.-17.05.2019

General Information - A to Z

Abstract USB Stick
The Abstract USB Stick can be found in each Congress Bag.
All accepted abstracts will also be published in the May issue of the journal Maturitas and will be available online.

Accreditation
EMAS 2017 is designated for a maximum of 18 hours of European external CME credits (click here for more information).

ATM
Money withdrawal can be made very close to the RAI, on the opposite side of the street Europaplein.

Catering
Lunches and refreshments are not included in the registration fees. However, you will find catering stations on Level O and Level 1.

Certificate of Attendance
At the end of the Congress, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance by email.

Cloakroom
Located on the Level O of the Congress venue. Coats can be deposited at the Cloakroom for 2€ and items of luggage for 3€.

Closing Ceremony
The Closing Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 24.05.2017 between 19:00 and 19:30. It will take place in Room Forum.

Congress Badge
Please wear your badge at all times in the Congress Centre. Access to the Congress facilities will not be granted without a proper Congress Badge. If an attendee loses, misplaces or forgets the name badge, a handling fee of 50€ will be charged for a new Congress Badge.
Upon handing out a new Congress Badge, the lost badge will become invalid.

Congress Dinner
The Congress Dinner will take place on Tuesday, 23.05.2017 at 20:30 at the restaurant Zouthaven (Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam). Tickets for the Congress Dinner can be purchased for the price of 70€ at the Registration Area. Please present the voucher for the Congress Dinner (part of your badge) at the Zouthaven.

Congress Material
The Congress Material can be collected from the Congress Material Counter.

Currency
The official currency in the Netherlands is the Euro (€). All payments connected to the EMAS 2017 Congress will be in Euro.

Exhibition Area
Congress participants are invited to visit the Exhibition Area during the congress.
The Exhibition Area will be open during the following times:
Monday, 22.05.2017 09:30 – 21:00
(20:00 - 21:00 Welcome reception)
Tuesday, 23.05.2017 09:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, 24.05.2017 09:30 – 18:00

Filming
Out of respect for authors’ and speakers’ copyrights, it is forbidden to film during any official Congress sessions. In case of negligence, the organisers reserve the right to exclude the participant from the congress. Official videographers are authorized to film sessions during the Congress.

Language
The official language of the Congress is English.

Lost & Found
Found items should be handed in at the Reception Desk, Level 0.

Mobile App
NEW! EMAS 2017 has its official and free Mobile App (click here for more information)

Mobile Phones
Mobile phones must be set to silent mode in all session rooms at all times.

Official Airline
SkyTeam Global Meetings has been appointed as the Official Airline Network for EMAS 2017 (click here for more information).

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception
The Opening Ceremony will take place on Monday, 22.05.2017 between 19:00 and 20:00 in Room Forum. Following the Opening Ceremony, all delegates are invited to the Welcome Reception, which will be taking place in the Exhibition Area between 20:00 – 21:00: it will include drinks and cocktail snacks.


Opening Times at a Glance
Registration Area
Sunday, 21.05.2017 14:00 – 18:00
Monday, 22.05.2017 07:30 – 19:00
Tuesday, 23.05.2017 07:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, 24.05.2017 07:30 – 18:00

Speakers Preview Room
Sunday, 21.05.2017 15:00 – 18:00
Monday, 22.05.2017 07:30 – 19:00
Tuesday, 23.05.2017 07:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, 24.05.2017 07:30 – 18:00

Exhibition Schedule
Monday, 22.05.2017 09:30 – 21:00
(20:00 – 21:00 Welcome Reception)
Tuesday, 23.05.2017 09:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, 24.05.2017 09:30 – 18:00


Parking
The multi-storey car park is easily accessible thanks to its location next to the A10 highway by Exit 9). The RAI’s car parks are signposted immediately after leaving the ring road. Delegates can use parkings P1, P2 and P3. Price: 18€ per car for 24 hours (click here for more information)

Poster Session
Poster Session will take place in the Poster Area, located on Level 0:
Tuesday, 23.05.2017 18:00 – 19:30 (click here for more information)

Poster Exhibition
The Posters will be on display during the
entire Congress:
Monday, 22.05.2017 09:30 – 21:00
Tuesday, 23.05.2017 09:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, 24.05.2017 09:30 – 18:00

Registration
The Registration Area is located on the Level 0 of the Congress venue and is open during the following times:
Sunday, 21.05.2017 14:00 – 18:00
Monday, 22.05.2017 07:30 – 19:00
Tuesday, 23.05.2017 07:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, 24.05.2017 07:30 – 18:00

Smoking Policy
It is forbidden to smoke in any part of the congress venue.

Speakers Preview Room
Speakers must hand in their presentation in the Speakers Preview Room at least 4 hours prior to their scheduled presentation time (click here for the Speaker Guidelines). The Speakers Preview Room is located at the entrance of the venue on your right-hand side before the Registration Area.
It will be open during the following times:
Sunday, 21.05.2017 15:00 – 18:00
Monday, 22.05.2017 07:30 – 19:00
Tuesday, 23.05.2017 07:30 – 19:00
Wednesday, 24.05.2017 07:30 – 19:00

Telecom Centre
The Telecom Centre is located on the Level 0 of the Congress venue, next to the Cloakroom.
Open the entire day, it is equipped with a charging station with 6 separate lockers for delegates’ phones. This service costs 0,50€.
Copies can be made in the Business Center area located in the passage of the Elicium (among
other services, printing B&W A4 costs 0,12€, 0,90€ for colour prints).

Twitter
Follow information about the congress on Twitter - https://twitter.com/emas_online
Share your EMAS 2017 experience by using #EMAS2017.

Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi is available for the participants in the Congress venue.
Network name: CONGRESSWIFI
Passcode: congress@rai

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