General Information

Certificate of Attendance

A Certificate of Attendance will be available for all delegates attending the ECE 2022 Congress. 

CME

ESE will be applying for accreditation from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for ECE 2022.

Venue 

MiCo - Milano Convention Centre,
Piazzale Carlo Magno,1
20149 Milano
Italy

The location of the MiCo Congress Centre can be seen on the map of Milan below which also includes the location of the airport’s and Milan’s landmarks and attractions!

Download a map of Milan

 

COVID Measures

The event will take place at the MiCo Congress Centre who have been working hard over the last 18 months to ensure that the centre is COVID safe and complies with all government guidelines. These include; reduced room capacities in order to comply with social distancing rules, increased cleaning and sanitation to take place, provision of self-service sanitation stations, extra signage and personnel to manage visiting flows and control gatherings, the use of body temperature detection cameras and checking of digital COVID certificates on arrival. Government guidelines are subject to change but please be rest assured that we will keep you updated with any changes in the lead up to the event. For information on the current measures please visit the Italian National Tourism Agency. Please note: Measures are valid until 15 December 2021.

Travelling to the Congress

By plane

Milan has three main airports: Milan-Linate, Milan-Malpensa and Bergamo Orio al Serio. You can reach each of these airports by taxi, by bus or by train.

  • LINATE CITY AIRPORT
    7 km from the city centre
    20 minutes by taxi
  • MALPENSA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
    50 km from the city centre
    25 minutes with the Malpensa Express Train.
  • BERGAMO ORIO AL SERIO
    56 km from the city centre
    45 minutes by shuttle bus.

For more information on Airport Transfers please visit the Milan Public transport website.

By Train

Milan overground lines of public transportation system consist of buses, trams and trolley lines and connect every corner of the city within and outside the urban area.

By Taxi

  • To call the taxi service in Milan, dial 39 (0)27777.
  • You can find a taxi at taxi ranks, which are located in Piazza Duomo, Piazza Repubblica, Piazza Duca D’Aosta, near Garibaldi railway station, Piazza Castello, Piazza Cordusio, Piazza Fontana and Largo Augusto.
  • Taxi fares: starting fare 3,30 € / holidays 2,16 € / night fare 2,60 €.
  • Milano < > Malpensa: 95 € for each journey, no stops
  • Malpensa < > Fieramilano: 65 € for each journey, no stops
  • Malpensa Airport < > Linate Airport: 105 € for each journey, no stops
  • Linate Airport < > Fieramilano: 55 € for each journey, no stops
  • Orio al Serio Airport < > Milan: 90 € for each journey, no stops

For more information please visit Milan Public Transport

By Car

Google Maps and similar sat-nav services will provide various routes and directions from your location to Milan.
If you require parking at the Congress Centre please contact the Events Team at ece2022@endocrinology.org.   

Currency

The Euro (€) is the only currency that is officially recognised as legal tender in Italy. ECE 2022 only accepts Euros.  

Exhibition

ECE 20202 includes a commercial exhibition. Only registered delegates are allowed in the exhibition area.

First Aid

A First Aid room will be available at the venue. Please come to registration or the ESE stand if you or someone you are with needs assistance. 

Prayer Room

There is a Room of Silence located on the balcony above the Exhibition Hall.

Meals

Coffee and lunches are included in the registration fee for a full Congress in-person ticket and will be served daily.

Language

The official language of ECE 2022 is English. 

Passport, Visa and Letter of Invitation

EU citizens must either present a passport or an ID card valid for the duration of the stay in order to enter Italy for tourist visits of up to three months. Citizens of other countries must have valid passports. Some non-EU citizens are required to produce a visa. Please contact your travel agent or the nearest Italian diplomatic post for further information. Further information on what documents are required to enter Italy can be found here.

Please note that we cannot enter into correspondence with the Italian authorities on your behalf and an invitation letter does not imply any financial liability on our part. Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation in order to obtain a visa and authorisation to attend the meeting should contact the meeting secretariat at ece2022@endocrinology.org.

Photography

In accordance with the policy of ESE, it is strictly forbidden to take photographs during sessions or of posters.

Press

Fully accredited members of the Press are invited to attend ECE 2022. For more information please contact ece2022@endocrinology.org

Social Media Policy

The European Society of Endocrinology welcomes the use of social media. To ensure that the needs of all parties are met, we ask that delegates using social media comply with the following policy.

  • We ask that all writers attending ECE 2022 gain approval from a speaker/poster presenter prior to quoting or publishing that individual’s scientific results on the internet or through other forms of media. This policy applies to both professional writers/journalists and to non-journalists blogging about the congress or otherwise sharing information amongst a group of individuals.
  • Please refrain from taking photos of any session/poster without prior consent from the congress organisers.
  • All delegates are respectfully asked to refrain from communicating using mobile devices whilst lectures are in progress.

Cancellation or modification of the Congress

Read the full Terms and Conditions

Delegate insurance and COVID-19 requirements

If you cause damage to third parties and property you will be liable for this. Please take out valid, comprehensive third-party liability insurance. ESE is working with all venues being used for ECE 2022 in Milan, Italy to ensure that they are working to the highest standards of COVID-19 compliance based on the local Italian regulations and that all necessary sanitation and hygiene precautions are made. Delegates/group leaders are responsible for arranging appropriate travel insurance for their Group and for ensuring that all individuals in the Group meet all COVID-19 requirements. This includes the provision and completion of all necessary documentation and testing for travel which may be in place at the time of travel to and from Milan, Italy. · Delegates are personally responsible for all mandatory testing requirements that they may need in order to travel to and from Italy and stay for the duration of ECE 2022 (Saturday 21 May to Tuesday 24 May 2022). We recommend obtaining travel insurance for your trip and reviewing all accommodation and travel Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) before booking in light of COVID-19 restrictions. ESE will not cover or be responsible or liable for any costs that may be incurred by any attendees to ECE 2022 for testing, quarantine or insurance costs.

Disclaimer/Liability            

The European Society of Endocrinology and Bioscientifica Ltd cannot accept liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by delegates, nor for loss of or damage to luggage and/or personal belongings. Please check the validity of your own travel insurance. All reasonable endeavours will be made to hold the ECE 2022 and to present its programme as scheduled under circumstances which assure the comfort and safety of all participants. However, neither ESE nor its committees, representatives or agents, shall be held liable for any injury, damage or inconvenience which may be suffered by any person while travelling to or from, or during such person's presence in Italy in connection with the Congress. Participants are fully liable for damages caused to third parties and property. All delegates shall have a valid, fully comprehensive third party liability insurance.