General Information

LANGUAGE
The official language of the Congress will be English. There will be no simultaneous translation.

NAME BADGE
A name badge will be required for access to the conference area. 
Participants will receive a name badge when they check in at the registration desk. 
It must be worn at all times.

EACCME Accreditation
The 20th ESCV 2017 Annual Meeting, Stresa, Italy, 13/09/2017- 16/09/2017 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 15 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
To receive the Certificate and get the Credits you are kindly asked to go to the Registration Desk at the beginning of the Congress, scan your badge for presence, and give back the Learners Feedback Questionnaire duly filled out, at the end (Saturday September 16).

DRESS CODE
The dress code for the conference, including the welcome reception and the social dinner, is informal.

MOBILE PHONES
All participants are asked to switch mobile phones off or to silent mode during the scientific sessions.

ELECTRICITY
In Italy the electrical current is 220 volts AC (50 Hz). Electrical sockets comply with European regulations. In most hotels you will find adaptors for different types of plugs

CURRENCY
What currency is used in Italy?
Since 2001, the currency used in Italy is the euro. One euro is divided up into 100 euro-cents. There are eight different coins (1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 euro-cents) and seven notes (5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros).

SMOKING
Smoking is not permitted in closed public areas, including the conference venue, airports, hotels, restaurants, shops, or workplaces and is only allowed in specific designated/signed areas.