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FAQS


CME/CPD Certificate

Q: Is the meeting CME accredited?

A: For details on the CME-CPD Accreditation and how to receive your CME/CPD Certificate, please visit the CME-CPD Accreditation page.


Meeting & Venue Directions

Q: Where is the Meeting taking place?

A: Auditorium Parco della Musica Via Pietro de Coubertin, 30 00196 Rome RM, Italy

Q: How do I get from the Airport to the Meeting Venue?

A: From Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci airport:

By train: Take the Leonardo Express train to Termini Central Station – cost € 14,00 per person, one way trains every 30 minutes.

Travel time: 32 minutes. Then by tube/Metro Line MA (red line) to Flaminio then Tram N°2 stop Via Pietro De Coubertin

By taxi: Outside the terminals you will find the taxi station – cost around € 48,00 (be careful about no official taxi) Travel time: 45 minutes (traffic permitting)

From Ciampino airport

By train: take the train AIRLINK to Ciampino then the train regional to Termini Station. Travel time to Termini 33 minutes. Then by tube/Metro Line MA (red line) to Flaminio then Tram N°2 stop Via Pietro De Coubertin

By Taxi: Outside the terminal you will find the taxi station – cost : €30,00/40,00 one way.

By Bus (Terravision): From Ciampino Airport, you will find Terravision busses outside the airport that will take you to Termini Station – cost € 4,00 per person one way, € 8,00 per person round trip tickets. Then by tube/Metro Line MA (red line) to Flaminio then Tram N°2 stop Via Pietro De Coubertin

Q: Can you please send me details of public transport in Rome? Do you have a map of the city or area surrounding the venue?

A: Meeting Venue is 1,5 km far from city center (Spanish Steps). From Termini Central Station

by Bus Line N° 910/168/982 stop Via Pietro De Coubertin/Auditorium

by Tube\Metro: Line MA (red line) to Flaminio then Tram N°2 stop Via Pietro De Coubertin


Invitation letters & visa application

Q: How do I apply for my Italian Visa?

A: Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Italian Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that may apply to you. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. A valid passport is required for entry into Italy.

Q: Where can I get a Meeting invitation letter so that I can apply for a visa?

A: Invitation letters for visa purposes are available only to registered participants. The option to issue an invitation letter is available within the registration process. At the end of the registration process, you will be able to generate an invitation letter, and you will also receive a confirmation email with a link to the invitation letter.

Q: Is it possible to send an official invitation letter directly to my local Consulate?

A: Unfortunately we are unable to send invitation letters directly to consulates. Invitation letters are prepared solely for individuals and are mailed directly to them.


Accommodation

For booking hotel please click here


Registration

Q: How do I register for the meeting?

A: In order to register for the meeting, please register online.

Q: How can I pay the registration fees?

A: Payment of registration fees can be made by credit card or bank transfer. For full details, please click here.

Q: Can I receive an invoice under the sponsoring Company/ Hospital’s name?

A: Yes. If you require an invoice to be issued to the sponsoring company, please send an email to the registration department at Igcs2020@mci-group.com ​specifying the services requested and full address of the sponsoring company.

Q: Can I register for the meeting without paying?

A: Yes, but your registration will be confirmed only when full payment is received.

Q: Can I register before the early fee deadline and pay later?

A: In order to benefit from the early fee registration discount, payment must be received before the deadline.

Q: Can I register on site?

A: Yes. Onsite registration is available during the Meeting days. Onsite fees will apply.

Q: What does my registration fees include?

A: For full detailed entitlements, please check the registration page.

Q: Will I receive a confirmation letter after I have finished registering?

A: Yes. A detailed confirmation letter and receipt will be sent to you by email as soon as payment is received and registration is completed.


Abstract Submission

Q: If I submit an abstract do I have to attend the meeting?

A: All accepted abstracts are scheduled in the Scientific Program either as Oral or Poster presentations. It is expected that at least one author of the abstract attend the meeting to present the work and answer questions. Only abstracts of registered participants will be scheduled in the Scientific Program.

Q: I have submitted an abstract, when will I know if it has been accepted?

A: Only after all abstracts have been reviewed by the Scientific Committee will notifications be sent to the abstract submitters. Every effort is made to conclude this process within one month after the abstract submission deadline.

Q: How can I make changes to an abstract I have already submitted?

A: You may enter the Abstract Submission system with your username and password and make changes to your abstract until the submission deadline. No abstract changes will be accepted after this date, however you are welcome to bring a more up to date abstract to the conference.

Q: I am having trouble logging into the abstract submission system – my username/password is not working?

Please contact Igcs2020@mci-group.com regarding this query.

Q: My abstract has been accepted but I do not have a copy. Are you able to send one to me?

A: Copies of your submitted abstracts can be sent to you by email. Please contact Igcs2020@mci-group.com for further details.

Q: I created a new account but did not receive my username?

Please contact Igcs2020@mci-group.com regarding this query.


Currency

The official currency is the Euro


Languages

Official language is English


Guest attendance policy

Q. What is your guest attendance policy?

A. All Meeting activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.