Dates and meeting venue

October 10th-12th, 2019
Megaron Athens International Conference Center

(Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias and Kokkali 1, 115 21 Athens, Greece, tel.: +30 210 7282156,

Important dates

Abstract submission will open January 15th, 2019
Deadline for abstract submission July 15th, 2019

Official language

English will be the official language of the Symposium and simultaneous translation will not be available.

CME accreditation

The congress will be accredited with CME credits mutually awarded by the Panhellenic Medical Association.

Certificate of attendance

According to the National Drug Organization, certificates will be provided after the completion of attendance of 60% of the Scientific Program. Thus, a bar code system will be implemented during the Symposium

Meeting badge

Delegates are obliged to show their congress badge at the entrance of Congress Halls for their attendance time to be registered.


Within the Meeting area there will be an exhibition of medical equipment and pharmaceutical products.

Presentations - Technical secretariat

Available visual equipment for all presentations will be through power point presentation. For power point use, your presence to the “technical reception desk” is required one hour prior to the time of your presentation in order to check the compatibility of your cd or usb stick and to copy the relevant files. Use of personal computers will not be feasible.

Athens Weather

Athens weather in October is with Mediterranean sunshine and temperatures around 18°C means you will enjoy superb conditions as you explore the ancient city

Visa regulations for Greece

Greece is a full European Union member and follows the Schengen Agreement provision and the subsequent EU legislation concerning short-term visas. Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. Please contact your local Embassy/Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that apply to you. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa, if required. For further details please visit:


Greece’s monetary unit is the Euro. No other currency is accepted and it is best to exchange dollars or other currency at a bank. The exchange rates are all the same throughout the country and you exchange money at a bank or official exchange shop where you will get the best running rates. Banks are open from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.

The airport

The new award winning Athens International Airport, Eleftherios Venizelos, serves 83 international destinations. Its close proximity to the city center, 30 minutes by car and 40 minutes by train, makes Athens easily accessible.

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