General Information

DATES

May 31st - June 3rd 2014

VENUE

IFEMA. Feria de Madrid. 28042

Madrid, North Convention Centre

Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I. Campo

de las Naciones,

Phone: 34 902 22 15 15

www.ifema.es

CLIMATE

In June the weather in Madrid is very nice, mild and comfortable. The temperature can range between 15ºC and 25ºC.

TIME ZONE

GMT + 1 hour

CURRENCY

The official currency in Spain is the euro (EUR). Usual credit cards (Mastercard, American Express, VISA) are accepted in hotels, restaurants, shops etc.

TRAVEL TO MADRID

The main airport of Madrid is Madrid-Barajas Airport. Madrid- Barajas-International Airport receives flights from over 166 destinations. It is just 13 km away from the city and there is easy access to it by public transportation: bus, taxi, metro (travellers may take the metro every five minutes to station of Nuevos Ministerios in the city center).

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The underground (metro) is the fastest and most efficient way to move around Madrid. The underground network covers all the points in the capital. City bus network also covers the whole city.

All types and routes of available local transportation (metro, busses, suburban trains) are available on the website: http://www.ctmmadrid.es

The city of Madrid is offering reduced prices for publc transportation. For more information, please click her​e.

CONGRESS LANGUAGE

The official language of the Congress is English.

EXHIBITION

A professional technical-scientific exhibition will take ​place during the Congress.

LETTER OF INVITATION

Upon request, the Secretariat of the 82nd EAS Congress 2014 will send a personal invitation letter to participants. This invitation is meant to help visitors to raise travel funds or to obtain a visa, and is not a commitment on the part of the organisers to provide any financial support. Please email your request with full name, postal address and passport number to invitation@​kenes.com.

Unfortunately we are unable to send invitation letters directly to consulates. Invitation letters are prepared solely for individuals and are mailed directly to them.​

Kindly note that due to a high volume of requests it will take up to 14 working days for the letter to be ready. Please take this into consideration when applying for a visa and ask for the letter in advance.​

ACCREDITATION OF THE CONGRESS

An application will be submitted to the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) to provide accreditation by the following CME activity for medical specialists.


 

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