Before you travel...

Dear Participant,

We are looking forward to welcoming you to The 3rd World Congress of the International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP) which will take place in Valencia, Spain on November 7-9, 2013.

Congress Venue & Headquarter hotel:
Meliá Valencia Hotel
Av. de Les CortsValencianes,
52 46015 Valencia, Spain
tel:+34 902 14 44 40

Prior to booking flights, registrants are strongly advised to check whether they require an entry Visa. The Congress Organizers are not responsible for obtaining a visa nor any cancellations or delays caused by authorities due to a lack of Visa or other required documentation.
Information about Visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website:

Letter of Invitation
For individuals needing a formal letter of invitation from the ISFP Congress for their visa applications, please see the following link via the Congress website where such a letter may be personalized and downloaded:

Arrival from the Airport to the Congress Venue

By Taxi:
The taxi should take 10-15 minutes depending on traffic. The cost should be approximately 20 EURO.

By Subway:
Take subway line 3 or 5. Get off at Angel Guimerá Station and switch to line 1 to Beniferri. From here follow signs for Palacio de Congresos, just opposite the hotel.

Registration and Hospitality Desk
The Registration Desk will operate during the following hours:
Thursday, November 7, 08:00-21:00
Friday, November 8,07:30-19:00
Saturday, November 9,08:00-19:00
Please register upon arrival in order to receive your kit containing the ISFP ProgramBook and your personal name badge. Please remember to wear your name badge to all Congress activities.

Pre-Congress Workshops (Optional)
Thursday, November 7, 2013

1. Workshop #1 - 09:00-17:00 - OVARIAN TISSUE VITRIFICATION AND SLOW FREEZING click here (registration is closed) at Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Classroom: H008

2. Workshop #2 - 09:00-17:00 - OOCYTE AND EMBRYO VITRIFICATION-THE CRYOTOP-SC click here

3. Workshop #3 - 09:00-18:30 - PRINCIPIOS BÁSICOS DE PRESERVACIÓN DE LA FERTILIDAD PARA ONCÓLOGOS Y HEMATÓLOGOS (En Español) Parcialmente financiado por Roche; Acreditación por GEICAM, GEICO, SEOM Y SEHH click here

ISFP Members Assembly
Thursday, November 7, 19:00 – 19:45

Get Together Reception
All registered participants are invited to the Get Together Reception, which will take place on Thursday, November 7, 20:00-21:00.

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

Invited Speakers/ Free Communication Presentations
Please be sure to come to the Registration Desk to collect your personal badge!
Presenters are requested to visit the preview room prior to their lecture and upload their presentation, no later than 3 hours prior to the session in which they are scheduled.

Free Communication Sessions
Free Communication Sessions are scheduled on Saturday, November 9, 14:30-19:00. Further information will be sent to free communication presenters shortly.

Poster Presentations
Posters will be displayed in a designated "Poster Area" on, November 8 and Saturday, November 9. Further information will be sent to Poster Presenters shortly.

Lunch will be served for participants on:
Friday, November 8 13:30-14:30
November 9, 14:00-14:30 (light lunch)

Dress Code
Informal for all occasions

Average daytime temperatures - 15 °C (60°F)
Average evening temperatures - 7°C (44°F)

CME Accreditation
Please note that a CME Accreditation Form will be in 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 via email.

ISFP Feedback Form
An online survey will be made available via the Congress website:– we would be grateful if you took the time while on-site or after the Congress to fill out the questionnaire and leave us any comments!

Liability and Insurance
The Congress organizers are not in any way liable for injuries or damages involving persons and/or property during the Congress. Participants are advised to arrange their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Professional Congress Organizer
ComtecMed is the initiator and the official Congress Organizer of the ISFP 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 Valencia!

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