shutterstock_1712657533 (1).png

General Information

Certificate of Attendance
Certificates of Attendance will be available to all delegates to print onsite at the meeting from 12:00 onwards on Saturday 17 September. These can be printed by visiting the self-service desks in the registration area and scanning your badge. Please note, only one certificate will be printed per badge and you are unable to collect certificates on behalf of other delegates. This certificate will not verify CME accreditation points.

 

CME
We are delighted to announce that ESPE 2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 16 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) in total. A maximum of 22 credits will be awarded, even if parallel session have been viewed and you watch longer than 22 hours.

NB. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

 

Please note that in order to receive CME accreditation you will need to be scanned into each session. There will be meeting hosts at the entrance to each session room who will scan your badge to register your attendance.

 

Following the Meeting all attendees will be able to logon to the platform and complete the evaluation form. All feedback will make a considerable difference and help us to improve future meetings. Following completion of the evaluation form a CME certificate will be emailed within 14 working days of the survey closing date. Please send any questions about CME to espe2022@bioscientifica.com.

 

For On Demand viewers, you will need to complete an evaluation form for each session you attended (this is only triggered once at least 20 minutes has been viewed). You will also need to complete the post-event survey on the platform.

 

Exhibition

The exhibition is located on Level 1 of the venue. The exhibition and poster hall will open Thursday 15 September at 07:00 and will close on Saturday 17 September at 16:00.

Delegates will have the opportunity to meet representatives from a number of publishers and pharmaceutical, diagnostic and equipment companies at their stands to discuss new developments and receive up-to-date product information.

Please note: Delegates must be over the age of 16 to enter the exhibition hall.

 

Patient Advocacy Organisations

There will be a number of patient advocacy organisations located in the exhibition hall. Please do visit these stands to find out more information.

 

Registration

The registration desk will open on Thursday 15 September at 07:00 and will be open throughout the meeting.

 

Disabled access

Please ask at the registration desk if you require assistance.

 

First Aid

A First Aid room will be available at the venue. Please make yourself known to any member of the Meeting Team if you require medical assistance.

 

Currency

The Euro (€) is the only currency that is officially recognised as legal tender in Italy. ESPE 2022 only accepts Euros.  

 

Meals

Coffee breaks and lunches are included in the registration fee for all in-person delegates and will be served daily.

 

Language

The official language of ESPE 2022 is English. 

 

Photography

Please note that ESPE has a “No photography” policy which forbids taking pictures during presentations or of posters. Please be aware that speakers are entitled to stop their presentation if they feel that the policy is being violated. Anyone breaking the policy may also be asked to leave the lecture room.

ESPE has appointed an official photographer for the event; photographs may be used for promotional purposes by the organisers, e.g. by inclusion on the website, ESPE’s official social media and/or marketing materials. If you have any concerns or queries regarding this, please email: espe2022@bioscientifica.com.

 

Press

Members of the press are kindly asked to contact the Registration Desk for interview requests.

 

Prayer Room

There is a Prayer Room located on the Mezzanine level. Please visit the registration desk for more information.

 

Security

Please wear your badge at all times. Entrance will not be permitted to delegates who are not wearing their badge. All delegates will be scanned at the entrance to the venue every time they enter.

Your badge will carry a unique barcode relevant to your registration. You may be asked by exhibiting representatives if they are able to scan your barcode so that they can contact you after the event: agreement is at your own discretion. Some sessions may also require your badge to be scanned; this is for demographic analysis only.

Delegates are advised to look after their own belongings, as neither the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology nor the venue can take responsibility for any loss. A cloakroom is available for your use on Level -1 of the venue.

 

Smoking Policy

In accordance with the policy of ESPE, this is a non-smoking event.

 

Mobile Application

Get 24 hour access to everything you need to know via the official ESPE 2022 Mobile App. The app is free to download and lets you:

·         Build your own custom schedule of sessions via the programme tab Search and view all meeting abstracts

·         Stay informed, with event updates sent straight to your phone

·         Join the conversation on social media with the built-in Twitter feed

·         To download the Mobile App simply search for ESPE 2022 in The App Store or Google Play.

 

* The app has been tested on a range of operating systems including Apple and Andriod. The app may be incompatible with older versions Blackberry and Windows Mobile. The app is designed to load data whilst connected to a mobile network or WiFi but will work offline.

 

Speakers’ Support Centre

The Speakers’ Support Centre (SSC) is located in the Speaker Preview Room, on Level -1. All speakers giving a presentation are requested to validate their presentation in the SSC a minimum of two hours before the session starts or the day before if it is a morning session. Presentations received after this deadline cannot be guaranteed optimal audio visual support.

 

The SSC is open during the following hours:

Wednesday 14 September: 14:00 – 18:00 (for working group speakers only)

Thursday 15 September: 07:00 – 18:30

Friday 16 September: 07:30 – 19:30

Saturday 17 September: 07:30 – 18:00

 

Opening and Closing Ceremonies

The Opening Ceremony of ESPE 2022 will be held in the Cloud Auditorium on Thursday 15 September at 10:00.

The Closing Ceremony of ESPE 2022 will be held in the Plenary Hall on Saturday 17 September at 17:50, prior to the ESPE Evening social event.

Remember to always validate your ticket in a validation machine.

The following bus lines will take you to La Nuvola Convention Center:

Bus 30 starting at Clodio will take you to the nearest bus stop (Colombo/Europa),

approximately a 4 minute walk to La Nuvola

Depart from Termini (MA), Rome and take the 714 bus for 23 stops, getting off at

Colombo/Europa

Bus timetable and route planner can be found on the official ATAC website.

https://www.atac.roma.it/en

 

Social Programme

Informal ESPE Networking Event

Thursday 15 September, 19:30 – 21:00, Forum – Exhibition Area, La Nuvola, Rome

You are cordially invited to join us at the ESPE Networking event, of the ESPE 2022 Meeting.

This social will commence in the ‘Forum’ Exhibition Area of the venue at 19.30, where you will have the chance to socialise with fellow delegates, rekindle old friendships and seek future, collaborative opportunities.

 

Whilst Roman wine and canapes are being served, guests will have the opportunity to capture memories, using the dedicated ESPE photo booth! The bar will then close at 20.45, with final guests departing by 21.00.

 

We hope that you can join us!

 

Please note: The Informal ESPE Networking Event is only for registered participants.

 

ESPE Evening

Saturday 17 September, 19:00 – 00:00, Casina Valadier, Villa Borghese, Piazza Bucarest, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

€70.00 EUR per person (subject to availability)

 

Accommodation

Bioscientifica has been appointed as the official accommodation agency for the ESPE 2022 Congress.

 

INDIVIDUAL ACCOMMODATION BOOKING

(up to a maximum of 8 rooms)

To make a hotel reservation for up to 8 rooms please click on the Book Now button. This will open a map with real-time Hotel availability near the La Nuvola Conference Centre.

 

GROUP ACCOMMODATION

(9 rooms or more)

Please contact the ESPE 2022 Accommodation Manager at ESPE2022.hotels@bioscientifica.com to discuss your group requirements, please include in your email: company name and address, telephone, email address, number of rooms required, arrival and departure date.

 

Transportation in Rome

Roma Convention Center La Nuvola is located in the EUR District in the south of Rome.

Probus Rome app shows you real-time information on public transport. Moovit app is similar and will offer you a real-time journey planner allowing you to navigate all modes of public transport across the city.

 

Travelling by rail/metro:

Roma Termini is the main railway station for Rome. The closest train station to Roma Convention Center is Eur Magliana which is a 19 minute walk away. Rome Metro is split into three lines: A, B and C. The meeting venue is located a few minutes walk from Line B's EUR Fermi station. EUR Fermi is just over a 20 minute metro ride from the city center via Line B. Other nearby stations are EUR Palasport and Laurentina.

 

Travelling by bus:

Types of buses:

URBAN LINES: these make up the majority of public transport. They start between 5am and 6.30am and finish at midnight.

NIGHT BUSES: these lines operate while the urban lines 'rest', starting at midnight and finishing between 5.00am to 6.00am.

EXPRESS: these lines are for the outskirts of Rome for longer journeys.

EXACT: these lines link the centre with the surrounding neighbourhoods, running only on fixed timetables.

Bus tickets can be bought in any metro station, news-stand or convenience stores.

 

COVID-19 Policies and Measures

 

As of June 1, 2022 a Green Pass or equivalent certificate is no longer needed to enter Italy.

 

Green Pass

Effective from May 1, 2022, it is no longer mandatory to show a Green Pass to access businesses and services in Italy. Therefore, free access to local and national public transportation, bars and restaurants, shops, museums, theaters, cinemas, stadiums, gyms, spas, etc.

 

Use of masks

Until September 30, 2022 the use of FFP2 masks remains mandatory aboard the following means of transport:

  • ships and ferries used for interregional transport services
  • High Speed, Intercity, Intercity Night, and Interregional Trains
  • buses connecting more than two regions
  • buses/coaches used for chartered services with driver
  • local and regional public transport

The use of a mask is no longer mandatory on airplanes and for access to indoor shows and sporting events.

However, the use of the mask in all indoor environments and in all cases of crowded outdoor events is highly recommended.

Please note that nonetheless, in all situations, the following people are excluded from the requirement to wear masks:

  • children under the age of six
  • persons with a medical condition or disability that is incompatible with the use of a mask, and persons who must communicate with a disabled person
  • individuals who are engaging in athletic activities

Find out the requirements for entry to Italy by clicking on viaggiaresicuri.it.

Information on the EU Digital COVID Certificate

 

Disclaimer/Liability

The Organising Committee and Bioscientifica cannot accept liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by participants, nor for loss of or damage to their luggage and/or personal belongings. Please check the validity of your own travel insurance. All reasonable endeavors will be made to hold the ESPE 2022 Meeting and to present its programme as scheduled under circumstances which assure the comfort and safety of all participants. However, neither the Meeting nor its committees, representatives or agents, shall be held liable by any person as a result of the cancellation of the ESPE 2022 Meeting or of any of the arrangements, programmes or plans connected therewith, or for any injury, damage or inconvenience which may be suffered by any person while travelling to or from, or during such person’s presence in connection with this Meeting. Participants are fully liable for damages caused to third parties and property. All delegates should have a valid, fully comprehensive third party liability insurance.