ERTS 2013

23-25 October 2013 - Centre des Congrès de Reims, France


Meeting information


English will be the official language of the Meeting.

Invitation letter

Delegates requiring an invitation letter for visa applications to attend the meeting should email the Meeting Administrative Secretariat. Please note that this will only be provided once personal information will be received (first name, last name, address and professional organization). However, this, in no way constitutes an official invitation covering the cost of registration, travel or other expenses.

CME credits (ECMEC)

The ‘23rd ETRS Meeting’ will grant 12 CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the Union of European Medical Specialists (UEMS).

Name badges

You may receive your personal name badge at the Meeting welcome desk. For security purposes, delegates, accompanying persons and exhibitors must wear their name badges throughout the 23rd ETRS Meeting and to all social events.

Certificates of attendance

They will be issued by the Secretariat upon request at the end of the 23rd ETRS Meeting.


The size of all posters must be 1m high x 0.90m wide.
Supplies to hang posters up will be provided on site.

General information

Banks, currency exchange and credit cards

Currency in France is the Euro.
 Bank hours are normally 9:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. Hotels may exchange money at other times.
 Cash machines are available across the city.
 Visa and Mastercard are the most used credit cards in France. American Express is not accepted everywhere.

Passport / visa

A valid passport is required for entry into France. Please check with your local consulate for specific details of visa requirements from your country.

Electricity power supply

Electricity is 220v.


Smoking is banned in all enclosed public places in France including restaurants and bars.


Hotel room tax with State tax is 19.6% for France and food and beverage inside a hotel is taxed at 7%. The majority of purchases are subject to State tax of 19.6%.

Disabled facilities

If you require disability specific facilities, please notify your needs on the Registration Form.


Registration fees do not include insurance of participants against cancellation, accidents, theft or property loss. Delegates should make their own arrangements in respect of personal insurance.