Practical information

Internet Area

The Internet Area will be open to all registered delegates, free of charge. The opening hours of this service are the same as the exhibition hours. Delegates are kindly requested to adhere to the 15 minute time allocation in order to allow a maximum of delegates to benefit from this service.

Catering and Coffee Breaks

Coffee breaks will be served to registered delegates and registered accompanying persons during the conference at the following hours:

Tuesday, 28 October 2014     10:45-11:15 16:00-16:30
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:00-10:30 15:00-15:30
Thursday, 30 October 2014 10:00-10:30 14:00-14:30
Friday, 31 October 2014 10:00-10:30 14:00-14:30
Saturday, 1 November 2014 10:00-11:00

No official lunches will be provided. However lunch facilities are provided in the conference centre where you may purchase lunch at your own expense.

Business and Message Centres

A Business Centre, equipped with computers, printers, fax machine and photocopier will be at the disposal of the registered delegates. Charges apply for these services. The opening hours will be the same as the exhibition hours.

A Message Centre will be available to all registered delegates, free of charge.


A complimentary Cloakroom service will be at the disposal of delegates during the conference. Opening hours will be posted on site.

First Aid

A medical service will be available during the conference. In case of emergency, the delegate will be transferred to the nearest hospital. Hospital expenses must be covered by the delegates.


Facilities for children will not be available at the conference venue. Delegates are invited to contact their hotel for a list of babysitters. Children are not allowed in scientific sessions.

Disabled Access

The facilities at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB) accommodate persons with disabilities. The entrance to the centre is through the ground floor and elevators are accessible on each floor. Wheelchair friendly toilet facilities are available on each level of the building.