GENERAL INFORMATION

DATES

September 8-10, 2019

VENUE

Università Urbaniana
Terminal Gianicolo Via Urbano VIII, 16
00165 Rome, Italy
Phone +39 06 69889611
Fax +39 06 69881871
www.urbaniana.edu

LANGUAGE

English will be the official language of the Meeting.

CLOTHING

Informal for all occasions.

CLIMATE

September in Rome is still hot but unpredictable.

BADGES

All participants and exhibitors are kindly requested to wear their badges throughout the Meeting area in order to be admitted to the scientific sessions and to all the activities of the Meeting.

REGISTRATION & ACCOMMODATION

All participants must submit a completed registration form.
Hotel accommodation at special Meeting rates will be offered to participants.
Detailed information, as well as access to the registration and accommodation form, are available at the website: www.probiotics-prebiotics-newfood.com please follow the instructions.

BANKING AND EXCHANGE

The Italian monetary system is the Euro. Foreign currency may be exchanged at banks during normal banking hours, at hotels, at airports and in exchange offices. All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

LIABILITY AND INSURANCE

The Organising Secretariat cannot accept liability for personal injuries or for loss of, or damage to, property belonging to meeting participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Meeting. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

All visitors entering Italy must be in possession of a valid passport. For European Community citizens an Identity Card is sufficient. Participants should check the Italian Embassy or Consulate in their country regarding visa and health certificate requirements.

OFFICIAL LETTER OF INVITATION

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries are available on the Meeting website. It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on behalf of the Scientific Organisers or Organising Secretariat to provide any financial assistance.

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

The certificate of attendance will be given to all registered participants at the Organising Secretariat desk at the end of the Meeting.

CALL FOR ABSTRACT

All participants are invited to submit an abstract on the listed topics for presentation as oral or poster contributions. Abstract must only be submitted online by filling out the form.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Lunch and coffee/tea during breaks (as indicated in the programme) are included in the registration fee.

PARKING

Cars could be parked at terminal Gianicolo. Participants to the Meeting will have a special rate. To obtain it, please ask at Organising Secretariat desk.

ABOUT ROME

Rome is the capital city of Italy and of the Lazio region, as well as the country’s largest and most populous comune, with more than 2.7 million residents. The metropolitan area has a population of about 4 million. It is located in the central-western portion of the Italian peninsula, where the river Aniene joins the Tiber.
The Mayor of Rome is Virginia Raggi. An enclave of Rome is the State of the Vatican City, the sovereign territory of the Holy See. It is the smallest nation in the world, and the capital of the only religion to have representation in the United Nations (as a non-member observer state).
Rome, Caput mundi (“capital of the world”), la Città Eterna (“the Eternal City”), Limen Apostolorum (“threshold of the Apostles”), la Città dei sette colli (“the city of the seven hills”) or simply l’Urbe (“the City”), is thoroughly modern and cosmopolitan.
As one of the few major European cities that escaped World War II relatively unscathed, central Rome remains essentially Renaissance and Baroque in character. The Historic Centre of Rome is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

AIRPORT INFORMATION

Rome can easily be reached by plane and is served by two international airports.
Participants can fly into Rome via Leonardo da Vinci Airport, located in Fiumicino, 34 km from Rome’s historic city centre or via Ciampino Airport, situated 15 km southeast of central Rome.

ACCESS TO ROME FROM THE AIRPORTS

Access from Leonardo da Vinci Airport:

The airport is served by the Leonardo Express train operated by Trenitalia, available at the airport terminal. The trip takes 30 minutes (no stops) to Termini Station in Rome – there are two such connections per hour. Alternatively, local trains leave once every 15 minutes, stopping at all train stations. You may have to change at Trastevere, Ostiense (Metro Piramide) or Tuscolana.
Cars rental are available in the airport terminal from all the usual companies.

Access from Ciampino Airport:

There is no rail transport at Ciampino Airport. The options are to take a bus to a rail station (either metro or regular train) or to take a bus or taxi all the way.

ALL THE WAY BY ROAD TRANSPORT

  • Terravision runs a direct bus service to Termini. The price is € 5,00 c.a. one-way or € 10,00 c.a. return, taking 55 minutes (about 20 services a day). Despite timing buses to connect with flights, passengers on the return trip from Termini are asked to board the bus 2.5 hours before their flight’s departure time. The last bus is at 23:00. Terravision also offers buses from Fiumicino airport to Termini, and a transfer bus between the two airports.
  • Schiaffini also runs direct buses to Termini station for € 5,90 one-way, taking 45 minutes, but with far fewer departures than Terravision (see above). These buses are not mentioned on the airport website but they can be found on Schiaffini’s own site.
  • The fixed fare for a taxi ride to the city centre (inside the Aurelian Walls) is € 40,00, according to the official agreement between Roman taxi driver associations and Rome municipality. It is advisable to negotiate the total price including luggage supplements before boarding the taxi.

Cars rental are available in the airport terminal from all the usual companies.

HOW TO GET TO THE MEETING VENUE

From Termini Rail Station:
By taxi – We recommend you to only use licensed taxis available outside the station.
Telephone number main taxis companies:
+39 06 3570 Radio Taxi
+39 06 5551 Samarcanda
+39 06 4994 La Capitale

By public transport – Arriving from Termini Railways Station – BUS 64 stop at Lgt. Sassia (S.Spirito Hospital) – 350 metres walking

From Leonardo da Vinci Airport/Ciampino Airport:
By taxi – We recommend you to only use licensed taxis available outside the airport.
Telephone number main taxis companies:
+39 06 3570 Radio Taxi
+39 06 5551 Samarcanda
+39 06 4994 La Capitale

TRANSPORTATION IN THE CITY

Rome has a very efficient transportation system that services the entire city, which includes the Metro network as well as buses, trains and taxis.

ITALIAN CME ACCREDITATION ECM (Italian CME Certificate)

e meeting&consulting in qualità di Provider Standard n° 1124 seguirà le procedure di accreditamento E.C.M. per la categoria di Medico Chirurgo, Farmacista, Biologo, Dietista, Infermiere.

Per avere diritto ai crediti E.C.M. è necessario frequentare il 90% delle ore di formazione e superare il test di apprendimento

EXHIBITION

A professional exhibition will be held currently with the Meeting. For more details, please contact:


Via Michele Mercati, 33
00197 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 80693320
Fax: +39 06 3231136
E-mail: probiotics2019@emec-roma.com
Website: www.probiotics-prebiotics-newfood.com

ORGANISING SECRETARIAT

Please do not hesitate to contact the Organising Secretariat if you require any additional information or assistance. Please address all correspondence to:


Via Michele Mercati, 33
00197 Rome, Italy
Phone +39 06 80693320
Fax +39 06 3231136
E-mail: probiotics2019@emec-roma.com
Website: www.probiotics-prebiotics-newfood.com