General Information

Congress Venue
MEGARON ATHENS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER (MAICC)
Vass. Sofias & Kokkali, 115 21 Athens, Greece
Call Center: +30 210 7282000, Fax: +30 210 7290174
Website: www.maicc.gr

Congress Organising Bureau
ERASMUS CONFERENCES TOURS & TRAVEL S.A.
1, Kolofontos & Evridikis str., 161 21 Athens, Greece
Call Center: +30 210 7414700, Fax: +30 210 7257532
Website: www.erasmus.gr

Registration and Information Desk
The Registration Desk will be located at the N. Skalkotas level (-1) of the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre and will be in operation the following dates and hours:
 Wednesday, May 3, 2017 11:00 -19:00
 Thursday, May 4, 2017 07:30 -19:00
 Friday, May 5, 2017 07:30 -18:30
 Saturday, May 6, 2017 08:00 -12:00
Badges
The name badge issued to delegates upon their check-in at the Registration Desk serves as an admission pass to all scientific sessions, and to the exhibition. Delegates are kindly requested to make sure that they wear their name badges at all times.
Badges categories:
Faculty members     RED    
Delegates   WHITE  
Industry Participants   GREEN  
Exhibitors ORANGE
EADO information desk
The information desk of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology (EADO) will be operating in the Exhibition Area of the congress venue (booth 8B) on Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5 from 09:00-14:00.

Exhibition
The exhibition is located in the foyer of “N. Skalkotas” hall, and will be operating according to the following schedule:
 Wednesday, May 3, 2017 12:00 -20:00
 Thursday, May 4, 2017 09:00 -19:00
 Friday, May 5, 2017 09:00 -19:00
 Saturday, May 6, 2017 08:00 -13:30
Insurance
Neither the Organising Committee nor the Congress Organising Bureau accept any liability for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the Congress participants or by any persons accompanying them, both during and aoutside the Congress Programme and activities. Participation in all tours and events is at one’s own risk. Participants are advised to take out insurance against loss, accidents or damage that could be incurred during the Congress. Verbal agreements will not be binding unless they are confirmed in writing. Sole place of jurisdiction is Athens. Greek law is applicable.

Car parking
There is an underground passenger car park available providing parking lot for 750 cars. It is open daily from 06:00 a.m. until 02:00 a.m.. Entrance via Kokkali Street. The special congress rate is €12 per day for multiple entries per day, prepaid upon entry. Standard parking rate is €3 for the first 3 hours and €1 per hour thereafter. There is no parking available for large vans/trucks/lorries.

Cash machine
The nearest ATM machine is located inside the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, at the main entrance of the building.

Credit cards
Commonly accepted credit cards in hotels, restaurants and stores are American Express, Visa and MasterCard.

First aid
First aid with a fully qualified nurse is available. It is located on Muses Foyer level, towards Kokkali street and operates on the actual days of the event including building-up and dismantling days.

Internet facilities
Free WiFi internet connection will be available in the venue via the EADO network.

Disabled access
There is easy access to and within the Megaron for guests with impaired mobility and the halls have specially designated areas for wheelchairs. Megaron was the recipient of a Helios Award (public buildings category) from the European Commission in recognition of its provision for the disabled.

Lost property
Enquiries regarding items lost or found can be made at the Registration Desk.

Lunches and refreshments
Coffee/tea and lunch will be served in the exhibition area, apart from lunches on Thursday and Friday which will be served on the Foyer of the Banquet Hall.

Mobile telephones
Out of courtesy to speakers and other delegates, please switch mobile phones to silent mode when entering the Congress halls.

Security
Any security problems or concerns should be reported to a uniformed member of staff.

Smoking areas
There are designated smoking areas in the Atrium of the Muses and outside the building at the Vas. Sofias street entrances.

Venue location & transport
MAICC is situated right in the heart of Athens and is easily accessible by metro, bus and trolley bus. It is also located at a walking distance from major and smaller hotels. Commuting to and from the city centre and the Athens International Airport or other locations is quite easy: 30 min. from the Athens International Airport, 3-5 min. from the city centre.
For more information about MAICC please visit: www.maicc.gr

  • By Metro: There is direct access from the airport and the city centre to MAICC from the metro station “Megaron Moussikis” on metro line 3 (blue line).
    Please visit the Athens Metro website for detailed information at www.ametro.gr
  • By Bus: The following buses, express buses and trolley buses pass and stop near the MAICC:
    - Buses: 450, 550, 601, 603
    - Express Buses: X95 (direct airport line), A5, E6, E7, X14• Cable “Trolley” Buses: 3, 7, 8, 13
    For more information about the public transportation network in Athens please visit: www.oasa.gr
  • From the airport: Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” is located in Spata, 33 km southeast of Athens and serves all international and domestic flights. The airport is easily accessible from MAICC and the city centre via motorway, express bus or metro. An average journey by taxi from the airport to the city centre should take approximately 40-50 minutes, depending on traffic. The express bus line X95 (direction Syntagma) serves Athens city centre. A ticket for the airport express line costs €6. It allows unlimited travel by all public transport means (incl. bus and metro) for 24 hours from the time of validation. The metro line 3 runs every 30 minutes from the airport and the trip to the city centre takes approximately 30 minutes and costs €10.
    For more information about the Athens International Airport please visit: www.aia.gr