A-Z congress information

Accreditation
Visit the CME accreditation desk at the exhibition or read more here.

App 

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With our specially developed ECNP app you will have the most up-to-date congress information at your digital fingertips. As well as all the details about the congress, the app will also have information about ECNP in general. The app is available for Apple and Android.


Badges

Each registered participant will receive a name badge upon arrival. For organisational and security reasons, we request that all participants and exhibitors wear their badges at all times during the congress activities. Lost badges can be replaced at the registration desk at a cost of € 25 per badge (Spanish VAT included).


Certificate of attendance
Certificates of attendance will be sent to you after the congress to the e-mail address provided in your registration. It is also possible to download the certificate
of attendance via the ECNP website for registered participants that have attended the congress*. A link to download the certificate will be available after the congress.
* The certificate of attendance is not available for group- and on-site registrations. If you would like to have a certificate of attendance and you are part of a group, or have registered on-site, please go to the ECNP Plaza (level P0) to check if you have a MyECNP account, or create one in case you are not yet in the ECNP database.

Certificate of poster presentation
After the congress poster presenters can obtain a certificate of poster presentation via the ECNP website. The certificate is only available for presenting authors.
Co-authors can be listed on the certificate at the request of the presenting author.

Children at the congress
Children are not permitted in the session rooms, poster area or in the exhibition area at the venue. Childcare services are provided by the 31st ECNP Congress. For more information, please click here or go to the registration desk.

Cloakroom 
The cloakroom is free of charge for congress participants. It is located on Level P0, close to the main entrance.

Opening hours:

Saturday, 09.00-21.30
Sunday-Monday, 07.00-19.30
Tuesday, 08.00-17.00

Coffee and lunch

Coffee, tea and lunch are included in the registration fee and are available to all congress participants at the poster area on Sunday and Monday, at the exhibition on Sunday-Tuesday, and on Saturday in Foyer 1.

Saturday 16.30-16.50  Coffee break
Sunday

 
10.40-11.15
12.00-14.00
14.45-15.00 
Coffee break
Lunch
Coffee break 
Monday

 
10.40-11.15
12.00-13.30
14.15-14.45 
Coffee break
Lunch
Coffee break 
Tuesday

 
10.40-11.00
11.45-13.15
14.00-14.15 
Coffee break
Lunch
Coffee break 

To buy a small snack or beverage, you can find a cash bar on Level P0. 

Congress supplement to the ECNP journal European Neuropsychopharmacology (ENP)
All abstracts accepted for publication are published in the congress supplement to ENP. Participants who pre-ordered the supplement will receive their copy by regular mail after the congress. A copy can also be ordered on-site at the registration desk for € 55 (Dutch VAT included).

Disabled persons
The congress venue is equipped with facilities for the disabled. However, if you have any special needs or disabilities, please let the registration secretariat, CPO HANSER SERVICE, know when you arrive at the congress. The staff will be available at the registration desk during the congress opening hours. 


ecnp logoECNP Plaza
The place to be if you want to take a break between sessions or meet up with others during the congress. The ECNP Plaza offers a variety of features and services: 

■ Find out all about ECNP membership.
■ Learn more about current and future ECNP activities and initiatives.
■ Find printed copies of our most recent publications.

Furthermore, you can simply come by to relax in our lounge area. You can find us on Level P0 during the following opening hours:

Saturday           09.00-18.30
Sunday-Monday 08.00-18.00
Tuesday            08.00-16.30

Electricity and power outlets
The normal electricity supply is 230 volts. Power outlets are available at several plug-and-charge areas throughout the venue for you to charge electronic devices.

First aid
First aid service is available at Level M0 of the congress venue.
The telephone number within the venue is: + 34 638774735.
From outside the venue: 112.

The nearest hospital is:
Hospital del Mar
Passeig Maritim 25-29
08003 Barcelona
Spain
T + 34 93 248 3000
T + 34 93 248 3335/34

www.parcdesalutmar.cat/hospitals/hospital-del-mar/

Insurance
The organisers will not accept liability for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. It is highly recommended that all participants carry proper health
and travel insurance.

Language
The official language of the 31st ECNP Congress is English. No translation will be provided.

Lost and found
For lost and found items, please go to the registration desk located at Level P0.

Meeting point
Participants can meet at the ECNP Plaza on Level P0.

Mobile phones
Please ensure that your mobile phone is on silent when attending a session.

Opening hours
An overview of the on-site opening hours of several areas as the registration, speakers secretariat, please click here.

Presentations online
For those who missed a session or would like to review a presentation, all symposium presentations approved for release by their presenters are posted as webcast
on the ECNP website after the congress.

Press
ECNP welcomes the press to the 31st ECNP Congress. ECNP places a high priority on informing the public about important news and developments related to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. The college is happy to facilitate any contacts with ECNP specialists.
Participation in the congress is free of charge for journalists, but requires registration. Read more
Tom Parkhill, ECNP press officer, is available to assist, please contact him by e-mail at press@ecnp.eu.

Press room
Journalists can pick up press releases, and a press information pack, from the press room (Room 127). 
The press room is accessible for registered press only. ECNP also offers a press interview room.
Further information is available at the press room.

Printing on-site
Printing on-site is possible at the ECNP Plaza. 

Programme look up
Special congress information terminals are available for searching through the online programme, looking up speakers and abstracts, exhibition information and floor plans. The terminals are located at the ECNP Plaza, the poster area, exhibition Levels P0 and P1.

Recording, filming and photography
RecordingsAudio and video/DVD recording and taking pictures with flash are prohibited during the congress sessions. The only photography which is allowed during session is photography of slides, which is permitted only for reference purposes (to respect the speaker’s copyright, reproduction is strictly forbidden). Photography of posters is allowed under similar terms. No (professional) filming crews or photographers are allowed under any circumstances in the session rooms of the ECNP scientific programme or poster area, except those hired by the 31st ECNP Congress Foundation.
Persons in possession of a filming pass (press) are allowed to film and photograph at the designated filming areas (ECNP Plaza, level P0 and Foyer 2, level P1).

Security
As with every ECNP Congress, we work closely with the venue and local authorities to help to make sure that our participants enjoy a safe and secure congress experience.

To this end, the following measures are instituted:

  • All persons entering the congress have to wear their badge at all times and must show this on entering the building or session rooms
  • Overcoats, umbrellas, walking sticks, suitcases and the like must be deposited in the cloakroom provided
  • Escape routes, emergency exits and circulation routes are kept free from obstruction at all times, and are safely accessible
  • For reasons of safety and hazard prevention, the instructions of the safety and security staff, and stewards must be adhered to at all times.

Session rooms
It is not allowed to bring drinks or food inside the session rooms. When a session room is fully seated, it is not permitted to enter the room or stand at the back of
the room due to security regulations. Room 113 will be available as an overflow room during the keynote session and plenary lectures. 

Smoking
The 31st ECNP Congress is a non-smoking congress.

Taxis
Taxis are usually stationed outside the main entrance of the congress venue.

Free wireless internet is available throughout the congress venue.