General Information

Abstracts
More than 1,100 abstracts will be presented during the poster and video sessions in Copenhagen. The EAU18 Abstract CD and EAU18 Posters DVD will be distributed to all congress delegates in the exhibition area or in the congress bag. All abstracts and posters will also be available online and through the congress App.

Access to the Session Rooms
Only congress delegates, with a valid badge, have access to session rooms. Seating is regulated on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend delegates to go to the session room well in advance. Due to safety regulations, the organisers will close the session room when all seats are taken. It is not allowed to stand in the aisles of the rooms.

App: Your smart congress companion
With the EAU Events App you have instant access to the most important information of the 33rd Annual EAU Congress via your smartphone. You will be able to browse the complete scientific programme by day, topic, speaker and create your own personal programme thanks to the planner. You can easily find the rooms and exhibitor booths on the floor plans and will receive daily news. In your personal congress bag you can save all relevant information, which you can email after the congress so you can easily review all scientific content at a later stage. You do not need constant internet access and can use the App offline. The app will be available in the beginning of 2018

Award Gallery
At the EAU Award Gallery, you will find a complete overview of all awards that are handed out by the EAU during this congress. It also features information on past winners of the most prestigious EAU prizes. The EAU Award Gallery provides a great opportunity to take in all the important developments and breakthroughs in recent years.

Badge Tracking System
Congress delegates have a barcode on their badge which enables them to leave their contact details with exhibitors in a quick and easy way. The barcode will also be scanned at the entrance of the session rooms to gather CME and statistical information. EAU bears no responsibility for data scanned by third-parties.

Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance for the 33rd Annual EAU Congress will be available online to print as of Wednesday 21 March 2018.

Charge and Connect Area
A special “Charge and Connect Area” with tables and power outlets is available in the exhibition. Here you can charge your mobile devices.

CME Accreditation
A list of CME accreditation points granted by various national urological societies and the European Board of Urology will be available in the programme book and on this website.

Congress Newsletter: European Urology Today Special Edition
Special daily congress newsletters will be published on Saturday, Sunday and Monday during the congress. The newsletters cover on-site news, session and background information on a variety of subjects. The first edition also contains the Exhibition Guide; including an exhibition floor plan and an overview of all exhibitors with their company outline. Distribution at several points within the congress centre. The newsletters will also be available online at this website during and after the congress.

EAU Policy on Live Surgery
The EAU established an official policy on Live Surgery Events, offering organising centres a clear framework within which to plan and perform live surgeries. It outlines a set of guidelines in which the overriding principle is that patient safety must take priority over all other considerations in the conduct of live surgery. Read more >

First Aid
There is a medical unit present for first aid at the Boulevard, indicated on the directional signs with the first aid symbol.

Insurance
The organisers do not accept responsibility for any personal damage. Participants are strongly recommended to arrange their own personal insurance.

Language
All presentations during EAU18 will be conducted in English, the official language of the EAU. Translation to other languages is not available.

Mobile Phones
The sound and flashlights of mobile phones must be switched off during all sessions.

Opening Ceremony and Awards
Participants and exhibitors attending the congress are welcome to attend the official Opening Ceremony on Friday, 16 March 2018, between 18.00 and 19.30 hrs. in the eURO Auditorium. During the Opening Ceremony the following EAU Awards will be delivered: Willy Gregoir Medal, Frans Debruyne Life Time Achievement Award, Crystal Matula Award, Hans Marberger Award, Innovators in Urology Award, Prostate Cancer Research Award 2018, announcement New Honorary Members 2018.

The Opening Ceremony will be closed with a Networking Reception accessible for all congress participants.

Presentation Training Centre
Mr. Paul Casella (Iowa, USA) gives Individual Presentation Skills Training Sessions to help improve presentation and delivery skills. The one-on-one half hour sessions are free of charge and available to all speakers. Appointments for this very popular training session can be made at the Speaker Service Centre.

Press Centre
Journalists and medical/science writers can obtain free registration to the congress. Journalists receive a press pack, to be collected at the EAU Press Centre. All press are invited to report to the EAU Press Centre to obtain the assistance and information they require. Internet access, printer and photocopier are provided.

Security and Safety
The safety of all congress attendees is of utmost importance to the EAU. Bella Center Copenhagen and the EAU have taken security precautions to ensure the maximum possible safety for all EAU18 participants. All bags may be subject to inspection. Do not leave any bags unattended at any time.

Smoking Policy
The 33rd Annual EAU Congress and the concomitant exhibition have been designated as non-smoking events throughout the entire venue, including all meeting halls, functions, registration and catering areas. All the participants are kindly requested to respect the non-smoking policy.

Social Media
We are using social media at the congress to encourage an open discussion on urology science and experiences at the congress. EAU congress speakers, opinion leaders, delegates and media share their ideas, commentary and photos on Facebook and Twitter. You can follow the EAU on Facebook via www.facebook.com/eaupage and on Twitter via @uroweb. Use #EAU18 to discuss the Congress, and join the conversation!

Upcoming Meetings
Posters and other information on upcoming meetings can be displayed in the “Upcoming Meetings” promotion area. It is strictly forbidden to put up promotional material at any other location in the building.

Video Library
The EAU Video Library is located in the exhibition. A wide choice of EAU videos, including all videos presented in London and at previous EAU Congresses, can be viewed on individual monitors. All videos can be copied to a DVD which can be collected during exhibition hours, a service that is provided free of charge to all congress delegates. On Tuesday, 16 March DVD’s can be collected in the registration area at the “Support Desk”.

Webcasts and Live Streams
Many sessions will be webcasted at this website. The webcasted sessions are indicated with a special logo in the synopsis and will be online within several hours after the session. The webcasts have not been edited and are exactly as presented. The statements and the opinions featured in the webcasts are solely those of the individual presenters and not of the EAU. Webcasts are not accredited and no CME credits can be obtained by watching the webcasts. In addition to the webcasts there will be live streams of several sessions available at this website. These sessions are also indicated in the synopsis with a special logo.