The congress will start on June 14, 2013 and close on June 17, 2013.
The ESH 2013 Opening Ceremony will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the congress centre itself.

SECRETARIAT AND REGISTRATION DESK

The pre-registration and on-site registration desks will be open during the following hours:

FOR GROUPS
June 12, 2013 14.00/19.00 hrs
June 13, 2013 09.00/19.00 hrs
FOR INDIVIDUALS
June 14, 2013 10.00/18.00 hrs
June 15, 2013 07.15/18.00 hrs
June 16, 2013 07.15/18.00 hrs
June 17, 2013 07.15/17.00 hrs

ADMISSION

Participants are kindly requested to wear their badge during all congress activities. The badge will admit to the scientific sessions, exhibition area and lunches.
Lost badges will only be replaced against the payment of an handling fee of Euro 60,00 (Italian VAT 21% included) and upon proof of original registration. The replacement does not include transportation tickets .

OPENING CEREMONY

The Opening Ceremony of the Congress will be held on June 14, 2013 at 17.30 in the Auditorium of the Congress Venue.

LUNCHES

During the Meeting, on June 15, 16 and 17, 2013 box lunches will be served free of charge to participants wearing congress badges.

LANGUAGE

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

ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES

Attendance certificates will be delivered on request to all regularly registered participants at the end of the meeting.

SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE

A free shuttle bus service from the underground stop AMENDOLA FIERA to the MICO
entrance is available during the Meeting, from June 14 to 17, 2013 according to
the following hours:

Friday, June 14: 09.45/21.00 hrs
Saturday, June 15: 07.15/20.00 hrs*
Sunday, June 16: 07.15/19.00 hrs
Monday, June 17: 07.15/19.00 hrs**

* reduced service from 19.00 to 20.00 hrs
** reduced service from 17.30 to 19.00 hrs

VISA REQUIREMENTS

Participants requiring a VISA for entry to ITALY may request assistance to the Organizing Secretariat.

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. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

NO-SMOKING

Smoking in the Meeting area is not allowed.

MOBILE PHONES

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

EXHIBITION AND SPONSORING

An exhibition of pharmaceuticals, technical and research products will take place in the Congress venue throughout the Meeting. Additional opportunities for sponsorship are available.
To receive the Sponsor Prospectus please contact the Organizing Secretariat.

PROGRAMME CHANGES

The organizers cannot assume liability for any changes in the programme due to external or unforeseen circumstances.
Please check the website for regular updates. The organizers reserve the right to cancel, postpone, relocate or change any of the sessions or to add new session.