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Terms and Conditions

Attendance Certificate

Your attendance certificate will be sent out by email to each participant after the congress. In order to receive your attendance certificate, we ask that you verify your email address at the registration desk during the congress or please contact our registration department:

Cellular Phone

Participants are kindly requested to turn off their mobile phones when entering the meeting rooms. 

Clinical Gathering Space

The Clinical Gathering Space will be located in front of the conference rooms. Accepted abstracts and the latest research results from the industry will be displayed there. 

Congress Access

A name badge will be provided on-site at the Welcome Desk along with your registration documents. Participants must wear this badge both inside the conference rooms and in the exhibition area. The name badge must be clearly displayed at all times.

Insurance & Responsibility

CVCT committees and Overcome agency cannot be held liable for any hindrance or disruption of Congress proceedings arising from political, social, economic or public health events or any other unforeseen incidents beyond their control. In case of cancellation, cancellation policies of the congress will be applied.
It is recommended to the participants to obtain an insurance covering for their journey (health, accident, repatriation, cancellation) before leaving. The organizers (CVCT and Overcome) cannot be held responsible for any accident, caused by a participant or an accompanying person during or following the congress or during any of the events organized around the congress.


Networking Reception

The Networking Reception takes place on the Friday, the first evening of the conferences. Please bring your invitation card as you will need it to attend the reception.

Cancellation & Refunds

To request a refund, participants must return their registration receipt with a written request to OVERCOME.
Before November 6th, 2018 there will be a $100 charge on requested refund. No refund after this date is possible.

Official Language

English is the official language of the Congress.

Press and Media

Please contact Overcome for press registration at

Programme Changes

The organizers cannot assume liability for any changes in the program due to external or unforeseen circumstances. 

Registration Desk

The Registration & Hospitality Desk will be open as follows:

Thursday, December 30:
7:30 am - 7 pm

Friday, December 1:
7:30 am - 7 pm

Saturday, December 2:
7:30 am - 7 pm

Scientific Programme

The scientific programme will be part of the Congress bag.

Smoking Policy

Please note that smoking is prohibited by law within the Congress premises.

Speaker Preview

Speakers, chairmen and discussants must report to the Welcome Desk prior to their presentation in order to check and deposit their presentation.


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