27th Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
9 June - 12 June 2019 - Dublin, Ireland

General Information


REGISTRATION & ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
www.ests.org

CAR PARKING
Parking area available at the Congress venue.

WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS
WiFi Internet access area will be available at the Congress.

SOCIAL EVENTS

Welcome Cocktail
ESTS 2019 Welcome Cocktail will be held on Sunday, June 9h late afternoon after the Opening Ceremony.
(included in the registration fee)

Gala Dinner
ESTS 2019 Gala Dinner will be held on Tuesday, June 11th evening.
(not included in the registration fee)

ACCOMMODATION DETAILS
Accommodation details are available at the website and further announcements.

ECO-FRIENDLY
ESTS 2019 is a sustainable and environmental friendly Congress encouraging the use of recyclable material.

SMOKING
ESTS 2019 is a non smoking congress

REGISTRATION DESK
Participants can pick up their personal Congress material at the registration desk, which will be open as follows
Saturday, 8 June 16:00h -19:00h
Sunday, 9 June 07:30h - 18:00h
Monday, 10 June 06:30h - 18:00h
Tuesday, 11 June 06:30h - 17:30h
Wednesday, 12 June 08:30h - 12:00h
The Congress Secretariat will be available to assist you during the Congress.
Please do not hesitate to contact this office for help or advice.

ATTENDANCE
The Congress usually attracts between 1.500 and 1.800 delegates from all over Europe and from all over the world.

LANGUAGE
The official language of the Meeting is English.

NAME BADGES
Participants and accompanying persons are obliged to wear the official Congress name badges on all Congress occasions.

EXHIBITION
Access to the exhibition is free for registered participants. The exhibition will be open from 9 to 12 June 2019 during the congress hours.

LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS
Lunches are not included in the participants’ registration fee.
Coffee, tea will be available in the exhibition area during the breaks.

LIABILITY
By registering for the Congress and/or by participating in the exhibition joined to the Congress, participants and exhibitors agree that ESTS, the Organizing Committee or the Congress Secretariat do not assume any responsibility for damage or injuries to persons or property during the Congress. Participants and exhibitors are advised to organize their own health, travel and personal insurances.

LETTER OF INVITATION
Upon request, the Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee will be pleased to send a personal letter of invitation so as to enable participants to obtain supporting funds or visas for attending the Congress. The applicant must be registered and pay the registration fee in order to receive the invitation letter. These invitation letters cannot be considered as an offer of financial support by the organizers.

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance which will be downloaded from the Conference App.

CONFERENCE APP


Dublin 2019 is a Paperless Meeting

A conference App will be made available for participants containing all necessary information, featuring and replacing, among other items the complete conference programme and abstract book.
The ESTS Conference App will be accessible for download on Android and IOS devices (smartphones, tablets, iPhones and iPads).