General Information

Congress Venue
EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel*
Avenida Egenheiro. Duarte Pacheco , 15
1070-100 LISBON
Tel. 351.211.597.300

March 20-23, 2014

English is the official language of the Congress

Informal for all occasions
Registration and Hospitality Desk
The registration desk will operate during the following hours:
Thursday, March 20, 2014 17:00-20:00                                                               
Friday, March 21, 2014 07:30-17:30
Saturday, March 22, 2014 07:00-17:30
Poster Presentation
Posters should be mounted between 08:15-08:45 on the day of presentation.Poster presenters should plan to be beside their posters during the breaks, as specified in the program on the day of their presentation.
Please see the Congress Secretariat for board allocation at the Congress. Please remember to dismantle your poster at the end of the day of your presentation, no later than 18:15. The Organizing Committee is not responsible for posters that are not removed on time! Poster presentation times are as follows:
Friday, March 21, 2014 08:45-17:45                                                             
Saturday, March 22, 2014 08:45-17:45
Exhibition Opening Hours
Thursday, March 20, 2014 19:00-20:00                                                               
Friday, March 21, 2014 09:30-17:00
Saturday, March 22, 2014 09:30-17:00
Photography and Recording Policy
Participants are asked to be respectful of their colleagues by turning off all cell phones and PDA devices before entering meeting rooms. Cameras and all other recording devices are strictly prohibited in all session halls, in the Exhibition Area, and in all poster presentations. Thank you for your cooperation.
Prior to booking flights, registrants are strongly advised to confirm with their travel agent whether they require a Visa to travel to Portugal. Information about Visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website:

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

The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents, nor loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or directly arising from the 5th World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy). Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Congress Secretariat
Please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat if you require any additional information or assistance. Please address all correspondence to: