A-Z congress information

Visit the CME accreditation desk at the poster area or read more here.



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Each registered participant will receive a name badge upon arrival. For organisational and security reasons, we request that all participants and exhibitors wear their badges at all times during the congress activities. Lost badges can be replaced at the registration desk at a cost of € 25 per badge (French VAT included).

Certificate of attendance
Certificates of attendance will be sent to you after the congress to the e-mail address provided in your registration. It is also possible to download the certificate
of attendance via the ECNP website for registered participants that have attended the congress*. A link to download the certificate will be available after the congress.
* The certificate of attendance is not available for group- and on-site registrations. If you would like to have a certificate of attendance and you are part of a group, or have registered on-site, please go to the ECNP Plaza (level 3).

Certificate of poster presentation
After the congress poster presenters can obtain a certificate of poster presentation via the ECNP website. The certificate is only available for presenting authors.
Co-authors can be listed on the certificate at the request of the presenting author.

Children at the congress
Tante-MarloesChildren are not permitted in the session rooms, poster area or in the exhibition area at the venue. Childcare services are provided by the 30th ECNP Congress. For more information, please click here or go to the registration desk.

The cloakroom is free of charge for congress participants. It is located on Level 0, close to the main entrance.

Opening hours:
Saturday 09.00-21.30
Sunday 07.00-19.30
Monday 07.00-21.00
Tuesday 07.00-18.00

Coffee and lunch
Coffee, tea and lunch are included in the registration fee and are available to all congress participants at the poster area and exhibition on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday:

10.40-11.15 Coffee break
12.00-14.00 Lunch
14.45-15.00 Coffee break

On Saturday no coffee and lunch are provided.
To buy a small snack or beverage, you can find a cash bar on Level 3.

Congress supplement to the ECNP journal European Neuropsychopharmacology (ENP)
All abstracts accepted for publication are published in the congress supplement to ENP. Participants who pre-ordered the supplement will receive their copy by regular mail after the congress. A copy can also be ordered on-site at the registration desk for € 55 (Dutch VAT included).

Disabled persons
The congress venue is equipped with facilities for the disabled. However, if you have any special needs or disabilities, please let the registration secretariat, CPO HANSER SERVICE, know when you arrive at the congress. The staff will be available at the registration
desk during the congress opening hours. 

ECNP Plaza

The place to be if you want to take a break between sessions or meet up with others during the congress. The ECNP Plaza offers a variety of features and services:

■ Find out all about ECNP membership.
■ Learn more about current and future ECNP activities and initiatives.
■ Find printed copies of our most recent publications.

Furthermore, you can simply come by to relax in our lounge area. You can find us on Level 3 during the following opening hours:

Saturday           09.00-18.30
Sunday-Monday 08.00-18.00
Tuesday            08.00-17.30

Electricity and power outlets
The normal electricity supply is 230 volts. Power outlets are available at several plug-and-charge areas throughout the venue for you to charge electronic devices.

First aid
First aid service is available at Level 3 of the Palais des Congrès de Paris.
The telephone number within the venue is: + 33 (0)1 40 68 15 03.
From outside the venue: 112.

The nearest hospital is:
American Hospital of Neuilly
63, boulevard Victor Hugo
92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine
+33 (0)1 46 41 25 25

The organisers will not accept liability for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. It is highly recommended that all participants carry proper health
and travel insurance.

The official language of the 30th ECNP Congress is English. No translation will be provided.

Lost and found
For lost and found items, please go to the registration desk located at Level 0.

Meeting point
Participants can meet at the ECNP Plaza on Level 3.

Mobile phones
Please ensure that your mobile phone is on silent when attending a session.

Opening hours
An overview of the on-site opening hours of several areas as the registration, speakers secretariat, please click here.

Patient art
patient-artEvery year, ECNP supports a patient artist whose work is of an especially inspiring nature and uses his/her art for our congressrelated communication material.
The main illustration of the 30th ECNP Congress was kindly made available to us by Personimages (www.personimages.org).

Presentations online
For those who missed a session or would like to review a presentation, all symposium presentations approved for release by their presenters are posted as webcast
on the ECNP website after the congress.

ECNP welcomes the press to the 30th ECNP Congress. ECNP places a high priority on informing the public about important news and developments related to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. The college is happy to facilitate any contacts with ECNP specialists.
Participation in the congress is free of charge for journalists, but requires registration. Read more
Tom Parkhill, ECNP press officer, is available to assist, please contact him by e-mail at press@ecnp.eu.

Press policy
Certain rules and regulation apply specifically to attending press. Read the press policy here.

Press room
Journalists can pick up press releases, and a press information pack, from the press room (Room 201). This press pack will also contain contact information and news on any additional press activities.
The press room is accessible for registered press only. ECNP also offers a press interview room.
Further information is available at the press room.

Printing on-site
Printing on-site is possible at the ECNP Plaza. You can print short e-mails (no attachments) there.

Programme look up
Special terminals are available for searching through the online programme, looking up speakers and abstracts, exhibition information and floor plans. The terminals are located on Level 2 and 3 at the ECNP Plaza, exhibition and Foyer Bleu.

Recording, filming and photography
RecordingsAudio and video/DVD recording and taking pictures with flash are prohibited during the congress sessions. The only photography which is allowed during session is photography of slides, which is permitted only for reference purposes (to respect the speaker’s copyright, reproduction is strictly forbidden). Photography of posters is allowed under similar terms. No (professional) filming crews or photographers are allowed under any circumstances in the session rooms of the ECNP scientific programme or poster area, except those hired by the 30th ECNP Congress Foundation.
Persons in possession of a filming pass (press) are allowed to film and photograph at the designated filming areas (Hall Maillot and the ECNP Plaza).

Session rooms
It is not allowed to bring drinks or food inside the session rooms. When a session room is fully seated, it is not permitted to enter the room or stand at the back of
the room due to security regulations.

Shuttle service
Shuttle_serviceDuring the ECNP Congress (1-6 September) we provide a free shuttle service with busses from the airport Charles de Gaulle to the congress centre Palais des Congrès de Paris and back.
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The 30th ECNP Congress is a non-smoking congress.

Taxis are usually stationed outside the main entrance of the congress venue.

Free wireless internet is available throughout the congress venue.