44th ESL Congress – Attendees Information

 
 
 
Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for attending the 44th Congress of the European Society for Lymphology to be held in September, 21-22 in Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Please find below useful information concerning your participation in the congress:

 

VENUE

Faculty of Architecture, Czech Technical University

Thákurova 9, 166 34 Prague 6, Czech Republic

www.fa.cvut.cz

Nearest public transportation station: Dejvicka (Metro line A, tram lines no. 8, 18, 20, 26) 600 meters.

 

Map

  

All congress halls, exhibition area and registration desk are located on the ground floor.

 

HOW TO GET TO THE CONGRESS VENUE FROM THE AIRPORT

  • by taxi (15-20 minutes): Only official airport cabs waiting in front of the arrival halls are allowed to operate from the airport (FIX Taxi and Taxi Praha companies). Price to the congress venue area should not exceed 500 Czech Crowns (CZK) or 20 EUR. All major credit cards are accepted in the airport cabs.
  • by public transportation (35 minutes): Take bus no. 119 (stops in front of both terminals) to its final stop “Nadrazi Veleslavin”, change to Metro line A and continue two stops to “Dejvicka” station. In the station, take the rearward escalator and then the right stairs to the street level. The Faculty of Architecture is located 550 meters from the station (map). Public transportation tickets (30 min. for 24 CZK) can be purchased in booths located in both arrival halls or in vending machines at the bus stops.

  

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION TICKETS

Free three-day (Thursday-Saturday) public transportation tickets will be available at the registration desk.

  

PARKING NEAR THE CONGRESS VENUE

Parking in Prague 6 district is restricted on weekdays (on weekends it is free). Two parking zones exist around the congress venue – blue (only for local residents) and purple (also for visitors, paid via parking meters). Please see the map of parking zones around the congress venue.

  

It is also possible to park in two parking houses nearby:

1) National Technical Library or 2) Garaze Dejvicka (both in Studentska street).

 

REGISTRATION HOURS

Thursday: 17.00-19.00

Friday: from 7.45

Saturday: from 8.00

  

PROGRAM

The scientific program is available on-line on www.esl2018.com

  

INFORMATION FOR SPEAKERS

All speakers giving a presentation in scientific sessions are requested to visit the Speakers’ Center and upload their presentation at least 30 minutes before their session. The Speakers’ Center will be located in the vicinity of the registration desk and the lecture halls. Presentation from personal devices will not be possible.

 

Presentations in PPT(X) or PDF can be presented in 16:9 format.

  

Presenting authors will be asked to declare potential conflict of interest. Please present the declaration on the second slide of your presentation.

 

Please ensure that your presentation does not exceed the assigned time. To ensure that everyone gets the most from the congress, the presentation schedule will be strictly enforced by session chairs.

 

CME ACCREDITATION AND CERTIFICATES

The congress has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education with 11 European CME credits.

Certificates of attendance will be available from the registration desk against completed evaluation forms. Name badges will be scanned in order to verify actual attendance at the congress.

  

INTERNET

Internet will be available via free wireless network.

  

REFRESHMENT

Lunch on Friday and coffee, tea and pastry or sandwiches during coffee breaks will be served in the foyer.

  

WELCOME DRINK

We would like to invite you to the welcome drink held on Thursday at 18.00 at the congress venue.

This event is included in all registration fees.

  

CONGRESS DINNER

Last tickets for the congress dinner held in Kaiserstejnsky Palace on Friday at 20.00 are available. If you are interested in attending this event, please contact us at amca@amca.cz ASAP.

  

CONTACT

In case of any difficulties in Prague, please do not hesitate to contact the Congress Secretariat at jakub.uher@amca.cz or +420 731 496 062, +420 731 496 060.

 

We hope that the above information will make you feel more comfortable after your arrival and look forward to meeting you soon in Prague.

  

Kind Regards 

  

Jakub Uher

  

44th Congress of the European Society for Lymphology

Congress Secretariat

AMCA, spol. s r.o.

Academic and Medical Conference Agency

Vysehradska 320/49

128 00 Praha 2

Czech Republic

M: +420 731 496 062

T: +420 221 979 351

F: +420 221 979 352

E: jakub.uher@amca.cz

www.esl2018.com