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World Congress on
Controversies in Plastic Surgery & Dermatology (CoPLASDy)

Catalonia Palace of Congresses, Barcelona, Spain, November 4-7, 2010
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Dear Participant,

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 1st World Congress on Controversies in Plastic Surgery & Dermatology (COPLASDy), which will be held on November 4-7, 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

Head Quarter Hotel:
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos
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 EstaciĆ³ 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 PlaƧa Espanya (first stop). Take the metro line 3 (green line) to Zona Universitaria (2 minutes walking distance from the hotel).

COPLASDy Registration and Hospitality Desk at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
The Registration Desk will operate during the following hours:

Thursday, November 4                            12:00-20:00
Friday, November 5                                07:30-18:00
Saturday, November 6                            07:30-18:00
Sunday, November 7                              07:30-13:00

Please register upon arrival in order to receive your kit containing the COPLASDy program and abstract 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, November 5                                08:30-18:00
Saturday, November 6                            08:30-18:00
Sunday, November 7                              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, November 4th at 17:30.

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, November 4th at about 19:30. Invitations are included in the personal registration kit.

Buffet lunch will be served for participants of the congress in the Exhibition Area on Friday, November 5, 14:00-15:00 and Saturday, November 6, 14:00-15:00.

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.

Posters should be mounted either on the evening prior to your presentation day or between 08:00-08:30 on the day of your presentation.

Posters must be removed by the end of the sessions on the same day.

CME Accreditation
Please note once on-site that you have you 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.

COPLASDy 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 

Barcelona can be chilly during the month of November and can experience occasional rainfall.

Professional Congress Organizer
Comtec Congress Management is the initiator and the official Congress Organizer of the CONy Congress.

Comtec works internationally with offices in Barcelona and Shanghai, offering solutions for medical, corporate and governmental meetings.

For more information, please visit

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See you in Barcelona!

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

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