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General Information

Congress Venue

Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre
Piet Heinkade 11
NL-1019 BR Amsterdam
The Netherlands

How to get there

The hotel is located alongside the water’s edge of the river IJ in the vibrant heart of Amsterdam and can easily be reached via multiple forms of transport. Amsterdam Central Station is walking distance from Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre.


Train: The direct train from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Central Station takes 20 minutes. For further information: https://www.schiphol.nl/en/page/by-train-from-schiphol/

Taxi Electric: This taxi service operates 100% electric cars which are equipped with free WiFi access and a tablet. All electric cars will apply by-the-meter tariffs with a cap on Schiphol transfers. Pick-up at the Schiphol Meeting Point is also possible and you can make a direct reservation for an electric taxi.

Taxi: Non-electric taxis will charge different rates and do not need a reservation in advance. Travel time to the hotel is approximately 25-30 minutes.

By car: Take the A4 highway towards Amsterdam. Take the A10 Eastern Highway (Ringweg) and take the exit S114. At the end of the Piet Hein tunnel, turn right towards Central Station. Follow the signs P-Piet Hein / City Centre. The Piet Hein parking garage offers electric car drivers the possibility to recharge their cars at charge points.

By tram (from Central Station): A tram stop is located in front of the hotel. Take tram 26 (direction IJburg) from Central Station and get off at the first stop, which is called “Muziekgebouw/Bimhuis”, which is in front of the hotel (adjacent to the Passenger Cruise Terminal).

Shuttle bus (from Central Station): The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle bus from Central Station. The hotel’s mini-van is a white Ford Transit for maximum eight people (including luggage space). Please book your seats in advance: +31 (0)20 519 1213. Please note this complimentary service is subject to availability. The shuttle runs from 7.00 am until 7.30 pm

Once you got down from the train platform, walk in the direction of platform 15 in order to exit the IJ-Zijde of the station. Follow the sign “Halen en Brengen” in order to reach the Kiss & Ride. You will find the shuttle which is a white Ford Transit and has Mövenpick signs on the front and sides. There are 2 Kiss & Ride areas at the Amsterdam central station: You will need to go to the Kiss & Ride West side as described above, not to the Kiss & Ride East side!

Sponsorship and Exhibition Contact

c/o MCI Geneva
9 rue du Pré-Bouvier
1242 Satigny
Tel. +972 73 706 6950
Fax. +972 3 725 6266
Email: copedia@www.congressmed.com


The official language of the Congress is English.

Registration Desk

The registration desk will be open during the following hours:

Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:00 – 19:30
Friday, March 31, 2017 07:30 – 18:00
Saturday, April 1, 2017 08:00 – 18:00

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.

Certificate of attendance

Certificates of attendance (non CME) will be available for all participants and may be collected at the Registration Desk on Saturday, April 1, 2017.


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

Netherlands is a member of the EU, and applies the EU legislation in full. The entry formalities for Netherlands vary according to the country of origin. All visitors entering the Netherlands must possess a valid passport or a valid picture ID in some cases.

Entry visas can be obtained at any Dutch embassy, consulate, and in some cases at border crossing points.