Before You Travel...
Dear ISFP participant,
We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 5th ISFP Congress, from November 16-18, 2017, in Vienna, Austria.
Congress Venue and Headquarters Hotel
Vienna Marriott Hotel
Parkring 12a, 1010
Arrival from Vienna International Airport - VIE to the Congress Venue
By Train: City Airport Train (CAT) to Wien Mitte/Landstrasse (non-stop, 16 minutes).; fee: 11 EUR (one way)
By Car: Follow the A4 Highway and take the exit 'Zentrum', which leads into 'Schuttelstrasse'. Continue along the Danube Channel and proceed to 'Untere Donaustrasse'. Turn left and cross the 'Aspernbrucke', proceeding straight ahead to 'Stubenring'. At 'Liebenberggasse' turn right, and take a left into the side lane of the 'Parkring'. The Vienna Marriott is located on the right hand side. (Approximate time: 20 to 30 minutes)
The Opening Session starts at 15:30 on Thursday, November 16 in Ballroom A. Click here to learn more.
The pre-Congress workshops will be held on Thursday, November 16th from 9:00-12:00. Please note that pre-registration to workshops is required. Spaces are limited!
To ensure your place please register by clicking here.
The registration desk will be located on Level 1 of the Congress Venue and open during the following hours:
Thursday, 16.11.2017 - 08:00-20:00
Friday, 17.11.2017 - 08:00-19:30
Saturday, 18.11.2017 - 08:30-17:00
Upon registration you will receive your name badge and congress material. Please wear your name badge for all sessions and social events.
Exhibition Opening Hours
The Exhibition Area is located in Foyer II on Level 1 of the Congress Venue and will be open during the following hours:
Thursday, 16.11.2017 – 16:30-20:00
Friday, 17.11.2017 – 10:00-16:30
Saturday, 18.11.2017 – 10:30-14:30
The ISFP Welcome Reception will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 18:45 in the Exhibition Area. All registered participants are invited to join us!
Certificate of Attendance
All registered participants will receive an email with a username and password following the Congress. Participants will be asked to log-in with their username and password on a special link via the congress website. Once you are logged in, your certificate of attendance will be available for download.
All registered participants will receive an email after the meeting with a username and password. Participants will be asked to complete their CME Accreditation form online by logging in with their username and password on the meeting website.
Once the CME form is completed and submitted online, your accreditation certificate and points will be available for download.
Speakers are requested to visit the technician at the speaker’s corner no later than one hour prior to the session for which they are scheduled to speak in order to upload their presentation.
Posters should be mounted on the boards provided by Thursday, November 16th at 17:00 and must be dismantled no later than the lunch break on Saturday, November 18, 2017.Mounting material will be provided by the Congress Secretariat. Please check your poster number in the Congress Program Book provided onsite.
Poster presenters should plan to be beside their posters to answer questions during the breaks as scheduled in the program.
Some participants may require a visa in order to enter Austria. Please check with your local Consulate or Embassy.
Please remember that obtaining an entry visa is your own responsibility.
The Congress Secretariat and organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents, loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or directly arising from the ISFP Congress. Participants are expected to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.
Letter of Invitation
For individuals needing a formal letter of invitation from the ISFP Congress, please find the link here where such a letter may be personalized and downloaded: http://cme-utilities.com/isfp-invl/
Informal for all occasions
The average daytime temperatures in November are around 6°C (44°F) and in the evenings on average -4°C (24°F).
Professional Congress Organizer
CME-Congresses Ltd. is the official Congress Organizer of the ISFP Congress.
For more information, please visit: www.cme-congresses.com.
We look forward to welcoming you in Vienna!
ISFP CONGRESS SECRETARIAT