General Information

Congress Opening Hours Wednesday,    18th October 2017  08.00 - 18.00
Thursday,        19th October 2017  07.30 - 21.00
Friday,             20th October 2017  07.00 - 19.00
Saturday,         21st October 2017  07.00 - 18.00 

Times are subject to change
Media Check
Opening Hours
Wednesday,    18th October 2017  08.00 - 17.00
Thursday,        19th October 2017  07.30 - 18.30
Friday,             20th October 2017  07.00 - 18.30
Saturday,         21st October 2017  07.00 - 18.00

Times are subject to change
Industry Exhibition
Opening Hours
Wednesday,    18th October 2017  no exhibition
Thursday,        19th October 2017  07.30 - 21.00
Friday,             20th October 2017  07.00 - 19.00
Saturday,         21st October 2017  07.00 - 18.00


Times are subject to change
Congress language The complete scientific programme including the Pre-Congress Courses will be held in English. A simultaneous translation will not be available.
Coffee Breaks & Open Buffet Lunches
Coffee breaks, refreshments and open buffet lunches at the hotel main restaurant are included in the registration fee.
Opening & Awards Ceremony and Welcome Reception
Opening & Awards Ceremony will be organized at Hall 1 followed by a Welcome Reception at the exhibition area on Thursday, 19th October 2017.
Name Badge Upon registration all participants will receive a name badge. All participants and industry representatives must wear name badges to enter scientific sessions and exhibition areas.
Programme Changes Should last minute changes due to functional, private or organisational needs be necessary, all changes will be announced – when possible – on the congress website and the congress app. The event organiser accepts no liability for any additional costs caused by a change of programme.
Disclaimer Neither the organiser nor Opteamist Tourism shall be liable for accidents, bodily injury, theft as well as for additional costs due to the change of event date, location, programme or similar. Liability for additional costs due to delays, changes or cancellations of flights, trains or other means of transport as well as due to strike action, illness, weather or environmental disasters is also excluded. It is the responsibility of each participant to arrange appropriate theft-, accident-, health as well as travel cancellation insurance. Participants as well as accompanying persons take part at their own responsibility and risk.