General Information

Congress Venue

Lisboa Congress Center (LCC)
Praça das Indústrias
1300-307 Lisbon
Tel: +351 (21) 360 1400
Fax: +351 (21) 360 1499

Sponsorship and Exhibition Contact
COGI Secretariat
GL Events | CongressMed
20 Lincoln St., Floor 13
Tel Aviv 67134 , Israel
Tel: +972 73 706 6950
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The official language of the Congress is English.

Registration desk

The registration desk will be open during the following hours:

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:00 - 20.00
Friday November 9, 2012 07.30 - 18.00
Saturday November 10, 2012 08.00 - 18.00
Sunday November 11, 2012 08.00 - 12.30

Name badge

All participants and exhibitors are kindly requested to wear their name badges throughout the Congress in order to be admitted to the lecture halls and scheduled activities.

Evaluations and survey

Session evaluations will be included in the on-line post-congress survey participants will receive via e-mail after the congress.

Certificate of Attendance

Certificates of attendance will be available for all participants. Please ensure that you have your name badge with you as you will need the barcode which appears on your badge in order to print your certificate.


The exhibition will be open during the sessions’ hours. Lunch and coffee breaks will be held at the exhibition area.


Business casual for all occasions

Smoking policy

This is a non-smoking event.

Travel & Visa

Participants requiring a visa for entry to Portugal are strongly advised to file their application in their home country at least 3 months before the intended date of travel. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Portuguese Embassy or Consulate, or from your travel agency.

For visits of up to 90 days, a visa is not required for nationals of the following countries: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Ecuador, EU, Israel, Japan, Korea (Rep. of), Malawi, Mexico, New Zealand, Uruguay, USA, Vatican City and Venezuela.

Entity documents required: ID national cards are required for EU nationals and also for nationals from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Passports (valid for up to 6 months - depending on nationality) are required for all the other visitors.

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