General Information

Athens, Greece
Hilton Athens
46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue

March 22 - 24, 2018

English is the official language of the Congress.
Business casual for all occasions.
Photography and Recording Policy
The Congress Organizers remind you that it is forbidden to install or use equipment in a private place for observing, photographing, recording, amplifying or broadcasting sounds or events without the consent of the person or persons entitled to privacy therein. If you would like a copy of the presenter's slides, lease feel free to contact the presenter directly. Therefore, participants are asked to be respectful of their colleagues by turning off all cell phones, PDA devices before entering the Congress halls. Cameras and all other recording devices are strictly prohibited in all session halls, in the Exhibition Area, and throughout the Poster Presentation Area.

Smoking Policy
In accordance with our policy, COPHy is a non-smoking Congress.

The average temperature in March is 12°C (54°F), while the average low is 8°C (46°F), and the average high is 16°C (61°F).
As Greece is part of the European Union, many visitors can enter the EU countries without a visa. A valid ID card or a passport is all you need to enter Athens. However, some participants may also require a visa to enter Greece. Check with the Greek Embassy or Consulate in your own country whether you need a visa. Information about visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website:     

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 enter the foreign country. Please check your status before issuing airline ticket.

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

Certificate of Attendance
All registered participants will receive a username and password just after the Congress. Participants will be asked to complete their CME Accreditation form online by logging in with their username and password on the Congress website. Once the CME form is completed and submitted online, your accreditation certificate and points will be available for download.

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 COPHy Congress. 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: