Conference Hotel and Venue
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
Giudecca 810, Venice, 30133, Italy
Thursday, 3 March – Sunday, 6 March, 2016
The Scientific Program will commence on Friday, 4 March, 2016.
The official language of the conference is English. All abstract submissions and presentations are to be conducted in English.
CME Accreditation
An application will be submitted for CME points.
A commercial and professional exhibition will take place during the conference,
parallel to the conference hours.
Get Together Reception
A reception will be held on the evening of 3rd of March. The reception will be open to all
attendees and accompanying persons.
Climate and Clothing
March weather in Venice can get quite cold though temperatures are
more typically around 8°C / 46°F. The average lowest temperature in March is
5°C / 41°F and the average highest temperature is 12°C / 54°F.Clothing smart for all occasions.
Time Zone
The time zone in Venice is Central European Time (CET) (GMT +1 hour), and six hours
ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Banking and Exchange
The Italian monetary system is Euro. Foreign currency may be changed at banks,
railway stations and airports, and very often at major hotels (generally at a less
convenient rate).
All major credit cards are acceptable in most hotels, restaurants and shops.
All visitors are required to have a valid passport, and for some countries, a visa is required.
For more information please contact your nearest Embassy, Consulate or local travel
agency well in advance. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.
The conference organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or
damage of property belonging to congress participants (or their accompanying persons),
either during, or as a result of the course.
Letter of Invitation
The letter of Invitation is meant to help participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa,
and does not represent a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial
support. Please turn to the conference secretariat to receive the letter of invitation.