General Information


Abstract submission is now closed.

Address & Accessibility Venue

The EMUC 2015 will take place at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya which is easily accessible by public transport. Barcelona has an excellent public transport system connecting all parts of the city. The nearest metro stop is Zona Universitaria, a 2 minute walk from the congress venue. Congress delegates will receive a transportation pass which is valid on all public transport within the city of Barcelona during the congress.


Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
Av. Diagonal, 661-671
08028 Barcelona
T +34 (0)93 3644 400
F +34 (0)93 3644 401

Certificate of Attendance

A certificate of attendance can be printed online as of Monday 16 November on via


A cloakroom is available and is at participants’ disposal during congress hours. Please be sure to collect all personal belongings at the end of the day.

CME Accreditation

Click here for more information about the CME accreditation

Congress Bag

Each delegate can collect a congress bag which includes an abstract/programme book.


Electricity supply in Barcelona is 220 Volts and the connection is made by a two-pin plug.

Please be aware that delegates from the USA will require a voltage converter. Delegates from the United Kingdom will require a plug adapter and this is best bought in the UK as they are hard to find in Barcelona.

Emergency Telephone Number

In case of emergency call the nationwide emergency number 112 for police, fire brigade and ambulance service.

Local phone numbers:
Local police 092
Fire brigade 080
Accident/Ambulance 061


An exhibition will be held jointly with the meeting. An exhibition will be held jointly with the meeting. EMUC, ESUI, ESO, ESU and YAU will only allow delegates with a “P” on their badge access to industry-sponsored sessions and exhibition stands related to prescription-only medicines. Exhibition opening hours:

Thursday 12 November 09.00 – 16.30 hrs
Friday 13 November 09.00 – 16.00 hrs
Saturday 14 November 09.00 – 16.30 hrs

First Aid

In case of an emergency contact a security guard immediately.

Hotel Accommodation

MCI is the official housing agency, selected by the congress organizer, to be in charge of the hotel bookings for the EMUC 2015 Meeting. Click here to see the hotel list and to book a hotel.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Pilar Ramos
C/Alcalde Sáinz de Branda 45
Bajo B, 28009 Madrid
T: +34 91 400 93 84


The organisers do not accept responsibility for any personal damage. Participants are strongly recommended to arrange their own personal insurance.


The meeting will be conducted in English, there will be no translation provided.

Lost and Found

Found items should be returned to the registration desk. If you lose something, please report to this desk for assistance.

Mobile Phones

The sound and flashlights of mobile phones must be switched off during all sessions.


Journalists and medical/science writers can obtain free registration to the Congress. Press registrations have to be made through the online registration system (preferred) or onsite at registration desk. All media operators must show their credentials (press card dated 2014/2015 and original assignment letter).
Journalists will receive a copy of the press pack and congress bag, to be picked up at the press centre. Internet access, fax machine, printer and photocopier are provided.


All bags may be subject to inspection. Security is present for your safety. Please take all personal effects with you when leaving the session rooms.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited inside the congress centre and the exhibition area.

Social Media

We encourage the usage of social  media during our meeting. We invite you to use the following hashtag #emuc15 on Twitter and Facebook.


Delegates can collect a complimentary transportation pass in the registration area. The transportation pass is valid during 4 days and can be used for unlimited travels in busses, subways and trams within the city of Barcelona during the meeting. 


Various sessions will be webcasted via this website.