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The 4th World Congress on
Controversies in Neurology (CONy)
Barcelona, Spain, Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, October 28-31, 2010
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Dear Participant,

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 4th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology, which will be held on October 28-31, 2010 at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.


Congress Venue:

Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
Av. Diagonal, 661-671
Barcelona 08028, Spain
Tel: +34 93 364 4400
Fax: +34 93 364 4401

Headquarter Hotel:
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I
Av. Diagonal 661- 671
Barcelona 08028, Spain
Tel + 34 933 644 040

Arrival from the airport to the Congress venue

By car/taxi (15 minutes):
Leaving the airport, take B-17, direction Barcelona.
After 5 km, follow the signs B-20, Ronda de Dalt (blue).
Exit the B-20 at exit 11 (Les Corts - Zona Universitaria)
Drive 200m on the right hand side of the Diagonal Avenue and take the second turn on the right.
The taxi ride should be approximately 20 euro.

By train/metro (40 minutes):
Take the train to Sants Estació station.
From the station, take the metro line number 3 (green line) to Zona Universitaria.

By bus (40 minutes):
Aerobus shuttle bus service (A1) links Barcelona airport to the city centre. Catch the aerobus directly in front of the airport (all 3 terminals).
Get off the bus at Plaza Espania (first stop). Take the metro line 3 (green line) to Zona Universitaria (2 minutes walking distance from the convention center).

CONy Registration and Hospitality Desk at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
The Registration Desk will operate during the following hours:
Thursday, October 28 10:00-20:00
Friday, October 29 07:30-18:00
Saturday, October 30 07:30-18:00
Sunday, October 31 07:30-13:00
Please register upon arrival in order to receive your kit containing the CONy Program Book, your personal name badge, invitations, etc. Please remember to wear your name badge to all Congress activities and social events.

Exhibition Opening Hours
Friday, October 29 09:00-18:00
Saturday, October 30 08:30-18:00
Sunday, October 31 08:30-13:00

Scientific Program
A very exciting and diverse program has been prepared for you, and we are looking forward to your active participation at the various sessions. For the updated program, please visit the Congress website:

Opening Plenary Session
The first opening plenary session starts on Thursday, October 28 at 15:00, at the Convention Center

Welcome Reception
All registered participants and registered accompanying persons are invited to the Welcome Reception, which will take place following the Plenary Sessions on Thursday, October 28 at 19:30. Your invitation is included in the personal registration kit.

Buffet lunch will be served for participants of the congress in the Exhibition Area on Friday, October 29, 13:00-14:00 and Saturday, October 30, 13:00-14:00.

Invited Speakers Presentations
Speakers are requested to visit the preview room prior to their lecture and upload their presentation, no later than one break prior to the session in which they are scheduled.

Poster Presentations
Please check the Scientific Program for the day of your presentation and your board number.
Posters should be mounted either on the evening prior to your presentation day or between 07:00-07:30 on the day of your presentation.
Posters must be removed by the end of the sessions on the same day.

Guided Poster Tours
Poster presentations have been scheduled over the 2 full days of the Congress (Friday, October 29th and Saturday, October 30th).
Guided Poster Tours will be conducted on each of these mornings from 07:30-08:30 for poster viewing.
All poster authors are requested to be present near their posters on the day they are scheduled for the hour-long tour.
All registered participants are invited to join the tour!
Coffee will be served during the tours.

CME Accreditation
Please note once on-site that you have your CME Accreditation form in your kit. In order to receive your accreditation points, please submit the completed form to the registration desk before the end of the congress.
Your CME Accreditation Certificate will be send to you directly by Serono Symposia.

CONy Feedback Form
Please note once on-site that you have a Feedback form in your kit. We would greatly appreciate hearing your comments. Once completed, this form may be handed in to the registration desk.

Some participants may require a visa in order to enter Spain. Please check with your local Spanish Consulate or Embassy.

Dress Code
Informal for all occasions

October offers beautiful weather in Barcelona. Temperatures are warm but not blistering and sun is abundant.

Professional Congress Organizer
ComtecMed is the initiator and the official Congress Organizer of the CONy Congress.
ComtecMed works internationally with offices in Barcelona and Shanghai, offering solutions for medical, corporate and governmental meetings.
For more information, please visit
See you in Barcelona!

Please save the dates for CONy 2011 – Beijing, China, October 14-17, 2011!

Tel: +972 3 566 6166
Fax: +972 3 566 6177

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