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Dear CoGEN Participants,

We look forward to welcoming you to the 1st Meeting on Controversies in preconception, preimplantation and prenatal genetic diagnosis (CoGEN), taking place September 25-27, 2015 in Paris, France.

Meeting Venue
Novotel Tour Eiffel Hotel
61 quai de Grenelle
Paris, France 75015
Tel (+33)1/40582000
Fax (+33)1/40582444
www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-3546-novotel-paris-tour-eiffel/index.shtml

Getting to the Meeting Hotel:
Taxi:
Charles de Gaulle Airport: It takes approx. 40-50 minutes to arrive from the airport to the hotel & the cost is approx. 50-60 EUR.
Orly Airport: It takes approx. 30 minutes to arrive from the airport to the hotel & the cost is approx. 30-40 EUR.

Metro:
There are 2 metro stations close to the Hotel Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel: Bir Hakeim (line 6) and Charles Michel (line 10).
From Bir Hakeim take exit 1 Quai de Grenelle, follow the Quai de Grenelle for about 800 m (the Seine is on your right).
From the Charles Michel station: take exit 1 Pl. Charles Michel: follow Rue Linois opposite you for 400 m, then turn right onto Quai de Grenelle after about 109 yds (100 m).

Registration and Hospitality Desk Opening Hours
Friday, September 25, 2015 17:00-19:30
Saturday, September 26, 2015 07:30-19:00
Sunday, September 27, 2015 08:00-18:30
Please register upon arrival in order to receive your kit containing the CoGEN Program Book, your personal name badge, etc. Please remember to wear your name badge to all Meeting activities and social events.

Welcome reception
All registered participants are invited to the Welcome Reception, on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 18:30.

Scientific Program
First Scientific session starts at 08:30 on Saturday September 26, 2015
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A very exciting and diverse program has been prepared for you, and we are look forward to your active participation at the various sessions. For the updated program, please visit the Meeting website: click here

Invited Speakers Presentation Guidelines
It is integral that all invited speakers are fully aware of all Meeting requirements and instructions that have been given to them prior to arrival:
http://www.comtecmed.com/COGEN/2015/Guidelines.aspx

Speakers Preview Corner
Speakers are required to visit the preview corner. Please come to the Speakers preview corner 24 hours (or at least three hours) prior to your lecture with your slide presentations to be ready to be uploaded for your session.

Poster Displays
Posters should be mounted by Saturday, September 26th at 08:30 and are to be dismantled no later than 18:30 on Sunday, September 27th.
Poster presenters should plan to be alongside their posters during the coffee breaks.
The Organizing Committee is not responsible for posters that are not removed on time.
Guidlines for Poster Presentations: click here

CME Accreditation
CME Accreditation Form is included your kit. In order to receive your
accreditation points, please submit the completed form to the registration desk before the end
of the Meeting. Your certificate will be sent to you directly.
The CoGEN Meeting is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 12 hours of European external CME credits:
http://www.comtecmed.com/COGEN/2015/cme.aspx

Visas
Prior to booking flights, all attendees are strongly advised to confirm with their travel agent whether they require a Visa to travel to France. Information about Visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website:
http://www.worldtravelguide.net/
Kindly note that some countries maintain that all visitors must hold a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date they are entering the foreign country.

Comtecmed will not be responsible for any cancellations or delays caused by authorities due to a lack of Visa or other required documentation.

Dress Code
Informal dress for all occasions

Climate
Average temperatures can range from lows of 13°C to highs of 21°C (55°F to 70°F).

Professional Congress Organizer
ComtecMed is the initiator and the official Meeting Organizer of the CoGEN Meeting.
ComtecMed works internationally with offices in Barcelona and Shanghai, offering solutions for medical, corporate and governmental meetings.
For more information, please visit
http://www.comtecmed.com/

We look forward to welcoming you to this exciting scientific event in the beautiful city of Paris!
The CoGEN Secretariat