Registration

Pre-registration to the ESPN 2014 Congress is now CLOSED.
Thank you for your participation.
New registrations will be accepted on-site during Congress dates.

Registrations and Information Desk
The Registration Desk will be operating at the Congress venue according to the below schedule:
Saturday ▪ May 3, 2014 16:00-19:00 
Sunday ▪ May 4, 2014 07:30-18:30
Monday ▪ May 5, 2014 07:30-18:00
Tuesday ▪ May 6, 2014 07:30-17:30
Wednesday ▪ May 7, 2014 07:30-16:00

Registration Fees
Registration category  Early fee  Late fee  On-site fee
(until January 20, 2014)
 (from January 21
to April 30, 2014)
(from May 1, 2014
onwards and on-site)

Participants - ESPN Members*  € 500  € 600  € 650
Participants - Non Members of ESPN  € 600  € 700  € 750
Trainees**  € 300  € 350  € 400

* Same fees apply for members of the Brazilian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (SBNPed) and the Indian Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery (INDSPN).
** Proof of status required. A proof of status is an official letter written in English by the Head of Clinic/Department on official letterhead.

Full registration fees include the following services:
  • Admittance to all scientific sessions
  • Admittance to the Opening Ceremony and the Welcome Reception
  • Admittance to the Exhibition area
  • Congress documentation and material
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Coffee, refreshments and lunch during official Congress breaks
IMPORTANT NOTE: The above rates include VAT 22%. In case of change of national Vat policy, the organizer reserves the right to adjust rates accordingly.


  Accreditation
The 24th ESPN Congress is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.
The 24th ESPN Congress is designated for a maximum of 23 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


Official Agency for Italian Companies
Studio Ega Srl
Viale Tiziano, 19 • 00196 Rome – Italy
Tel: +39 06328121 • Fax: +39 0662276404 • Email: neustadt@ega.it
Attn.: Ariella Neustadt

ESPN Members fees
In order to obtain the reduced ESPN members registration fees, delegates must have renewed their membership for the past two (2) consequtive years (i.e. 2012-2013, 2013-2014, etc.). For further information, please contact the ESPN Administrative Secretariat at info@espncongress.org

Currency
All Congress Fees are calculated in Euros. Participants from countries where currency restrictions prevent them from sending registration fees in advance are asked to inform the Congress Organising Bureau to avoid being charged the late registration fee.

Terms of payment for registration fees
All payments should be made in Euros without charges for the beneficiary. Please note that late registration fees will apply for any payments received after the stated deadlines. Confirmations of registrations and invoices for the relevant charges will only be sent after receipt of the appropriate fees. Outstanding payments are to be paid on-site.

Method of payment
  • By Credit Card
    MASTERCARD and VISA  credit cards are accepted. On-line payments will be processed through the secure payment page of the Congress on-line registration system.
  • To download the the Credit Card Authorization Form
  • By Bank Transfer
    ALPHA BANK, Account Number: 103-002320-000855, Swift Code: CRBAGRAAXXX, IBAN Number: GR29 0140 1030 1030 0232 0000 855, Account Holder: Erasmus S.A
It is important that a copy of the bank transfer receipt is sent to the Congress Organising Bureau by fax at +30 2107257532 or by e-mail at info@espncongress.org along with the respective Registration Form.

Confirmation of participation
As soon as the appropriate fees have been received, participants will receive a confirmation letter of the relevant bookings. For on-line bookings, confirmation is issued automatically upon payment of the relevant fees through the on-line registration system.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of registration should be made in written to the Congress Organising Bureau. For every written cancellation received before January 10, 2014, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded. No refund granted thereafter. All refunds will be made within two months after the end of the Congress. Bank charges will be deducted.

Certificate of Attendance

Registered delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Badges and Identification

Name badges will be used during the Congress. For identification purposes and admission to session halls, delegates are requested to wear their badges, which will be given upon their check-in at the Secretariat Desk operating on-site.

For further information regarding registration, please contact the Congress Organising Bureau at info@espncongress.org