Dates and congress venue

November 18th-21st 2020

Greece, Thessaloniki, Makedonia Palace hotel (2, M. Alexandrou Av, 54640, Thessaloniki, Greece, tel.:+30 2310897197, )

Important dates

Deadline for abstract submission: June 30th 2020

Notification to authors: July 30th 2020

Abstract guidelines

For the abstract guidelines, please visit the websites: ή

Official language

English will be the official language of the Congress and simultaneous translation will not be available.

CME Accreditation

The Congress will be accredited with CME by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

Certificate of Attendance

According to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®), each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. Certificates will be sent electronically after the end of the Congress.

Congress badge

Delegates are obliged to show their congress badge at the entrance of Congress Halls for their attendance time to be registered.


Available visual equipment for all presentations will be through power point presentation. For powerpoint use, your presence to the “technical reception desk” is required one hour prior to the time of your presentation in order to check the compatibility of your cd or usb stick and to copy the relevant files. Use of personal computers will not be feasible.


Within the congress area there will be an exhibition of medical equipment and pharmaceutical products.

Visa Regulations for Greece

Greece is a Member-State of the European Union and has signed the Schengen Agreement. While traveling within the E.U., you need your passport. However, a passport is necessary for a number of other transactions, such as currency exchange, purchases, etc. Visas are not required by European citizens from countries that are part of the Schengen Area. Greece as a member of the Schengen Agreement has abolished controls on common internal lands, at air and sea borders and allows member-state citizens to travel around without a visa for a short stay period of up to three (3) months. However, keep in mind that airlines and other carriers require a valid passport. Citizens coming from countries that have not yet joined Schengen Area may require a visa to enter Greece. The E.U. visitors from these countries can acquire further information from the Hellenic Embassies or Consulates in their countries, or from their travel agencies. Before visiting Greece, please consult the detailed information on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website and find out whether you require a Visa (

Note: During your stay in Greece, if you require a Visa, you are advised to have suitable insurance coverage for emergency medical or other needs.


Greece's monetary unit is the Euro. No other currency is accepted and it is best to exchange dollars or other currency at a bank. The exchange rates are all the same throughout the country and you exchange money at a bank or official exchange shop where you will get the best running rates.

Banks are open from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM.


We cannot accept responsibility for any personal loss, accidents or damages to participants and/or accompanying persons. Participants are strongly advised to obtain personal insurance to cover any eventuality that may occur during the Congress.