Meeting Information


  • Deadline for abstract final submission: March 21, 2010
  • Deadline for abstract submission to be considered for IOM/FEMS travel awards: February 15, 2010
  • Deadline for abstract submission: February 28, 2010
  • Deadline for early registration and accomodation fees: March 31, 2010
  • Deadline for registration and accomodation fees: May 15, 2010
  • Late registration and accomodation fees: after May 15, 2010
  • Notification to authors of abstracts acceptance for either oral or poster presentation: April 15, 2010
  • Final programme announced by June 15, 2010

Abstracts Submission

English will be the official language of the conference.

All abstract submitters have been notified by email of their session assignment, anyone who has not received their assignment should contact the scientific program chair.

Abstracts submitted after March 1, 2010 will be considered for poster presentation only. Abstracts will be withdrawn if not accompained by a congress registration by May 15, 2010. This is also the closing date for registrations without a late fee


Auditorium. The Congress venue is the Hotel Excelsior. The conference room has seating for 700 delegates and there are others smaller rooms where simultaneous sessions can take place. For more information please visit the congress centre web site:

Internet Access.  Inside the Excelsior Congress Centre and inside the hotels selected for the congress there will be free wireless internet access for delegates.