Information for Companies

Information for Exhibitors and Sponsors
Exhibiting and sponsoring at the ECTS 2017 presents an opportunity for your organization to gain widespread exposure to delegates (expected delegates: 1000). As a Sponsor or Exhibitor, your team will have the opportunity to network with these valuable contacts, providing opportunities to:

  • increase your brand’s strength and image in the marketplace
  • gain differentiation from your competitors
  • target your message and marketing
  • exposure

 

Industry Prospectus & Application Forms

Click here to download the Industry Prospectus as a PDF file.
The prospectus also includes the application forms.

Exhibition Application
Please keep in mind that exhibition space is subject to availability, so early application is highly recommended.
For application please refer to the respective form in the industry prospectus.

Sponsorship Application
ECTS 2017 offers a broad range of customisable opportunities that can be matched to your individual budget, interests and requirements.
Sponsorship Levels Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze can be reached and include further benefits for sponsoring companies.
For application please refer to the respective form in the industry prospectus.

Click here to download the Booking Form as a PDF file.
Click here to download the Exhibition Floor Plan as a PDF file.

Additional exhibition staff badges: 120€ per person, includes lunch and reception tickets.
Please contact Mondial Congress & Events at ects2017@mondial-congress.com about the registration process.

Contact

For more information regarding sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact the Official Organising Office:

ECTS Project Manager
Gloria Casanova
E-Mail: casanova@mondial-congress.com

Press

Journalists are invited to attend ECTS 2017 in Salzburg. The ECTS welcomes registrations from journalists with relevant media credentials. However please note that no press facilities will offered during the congress and further details are given below.

An application form for press registrations will be available for download as of Monday, 3 October 2016.

 

Press Registrations Rules & Regulations

Media representatives who satisfy the criteria below are invited to register for the congress.
Only members of the working press can attend. Identification is required. Freelance journalists must send a letter of intent from their editor and should also provide evidence of previous publications.
A free press registration will be issued free of charge to journalists (including freelance journalists) for recognised journals, magazines and news publications, news agencies, broadcast media and web publications.

Online media, medical publishing organisations, non-profit health care organisations and university publications representatives must meet the following criteria:

  • web sites must contain original, editorial news coverage
  • editorial content must be free from advertising or sponsorships
  • advertisers must be clearly identified
  • websites of for-profit organisations must have more than one sponsor and those sponsors must be clearly identifiable

Representatives engaged in the following are NOT entitled to a free press registration but may register as a delegate: public relations, sales and marketing, advertising and commercial exhibitions (e.g. distributors, exhibition visitors).

Media representatives receive the following:

  • free congress registration (for inclusions please refer to the registration subpage)
  • media pack with press releases

We advise you to register in advance and reserve appropriate accommodation. The organisers are not responsible to make accommodation arrangements for journalists. Registered media representatives are required to wear their name badges at all times while in the meeting venue; no one is admitted to sessions without a badge.

ECTS reserves the right to deny meeting admission to any media representatives who do not abide by the policies described herein or who misuse these privileges by engaging in activities other than journalistic pursuits.

ECTS does not give, rent or sell on-site media registration lists. That information is considered proprietary.


Registration

To register, please send an email to ects2017@mondial-congress.com containing the following information:

Full name
Name of publication
Position in the media
Contact details: address, country, email, phone number
If you are a photographer or accompanied by a photographer, please inform us and complete an additional press registration for each person on your team.


Audio, Video & Photo Policy

Photography, audio recording and videotaping inside the lecture rooms is strictly prohibited. Taking photos of posters presented at ECTS 2017 is only allowed with written permission by ECTS and the respective author.
An official permission form will be available in due course. If you require assistance in contacting the author for approval please contact ects2017@mondial-congress.com.


Embargo Policy

Media representatives are required to abide by the ECTS embargo policy. The embargo policy requires that coverage of abstracts, posters and other research being presented at the congress is prohibited until one hour after the presentation.

 

Use of ECTS Logo

In order to protect the ECTS and congress brand from appearance of endorsement, the use of the ECTS name and logo as well as full congress name and logo may only be used after written approval by the organisers. Any news releases or articles need to include „This science/research was presented at ECTS 2017 in Salzburg, Austria“.

Accommodation

Mondial Congress & Events will secure a sufficient number of hotel rooms in 5*, 4* and 3* hotels at competitive rates.
Please note that due to Salzburg’s tourist popularity in spring and summer, early hotel booking is highly recommended!

Bookings can be made through the online registration, which will open on Monday, 3 October 2016.

Accommodation Scam Alert

 

Hotellist

All prices are given in EUR per night and include current applicable VAT, service charge, city tax and breakfast.

Hotel Single Room Standard
Double Room Single Use Standard
Double Room Standard
Double Room Single Use Superior
Double Room Superior
Walking Distance to Venue
not categorized
Sheraton Salzburg Hotel € 180,- € 210,- at venue
4 stars
Achat Plaza zum Hirschen € 117,50 € 127,50 € 147,00 6 min
Hotel Imlauer & Bräu € 136,55 € 150,10 3 min
Hotel am Mirabellplatz € 135,00 € 180,00 6 min
Hotel Markus Sittikus € 91,55 € 117,55 € 143,10 2 min
Parkhotel Brunauer € 75,50 € 105,50  € 126,00 € 130,50  €151,00 13 min
Villa Carlton Salzburg € 136,55 € 158,10 € 143,55 € 175,10 3 min
Mercure Salzburg Central € 119,00 € 139,00 13 min
Mercure Salzburg City € 119,00 € 139,00 11 min
Holiday Inn Salzburg City € 115,00 € 131,00 14 min
3 stars
Hotel Hohenstauffen € 100,00 € 114,00 8 min
Motel One Salzburg Mirabell € 80,05 € 106,10 8 min

 

Group Bookings (10 and more rooms)

Group Bookings are done via individual contracts. For group bookings, we kindly ask you to contact the Congress Secretariat to arrange details.

Mondial Congress & Events
Mondial GmbH & Co KG
Operngasse 20B, 1040 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 (0)1 58804 0
Fax: +43 (0)1 58804 185
E-Mail: ects2017@mondial-congress.com
www.mondial-congress.com

Pre-Congress Programme

Friday, 12 May 2017

Pre-congress programmes will be held prior to the start of ECTS 2017, on Friday 12 May 2017

  • Pre-Congress attendance can be booked along or separately from ECTS 2017 conference attendance. Space is limited, so registration and payment is required in order to secure your place.
  • CME will be applied for the Pre-Congress Trainings on Bone Biomarkers.

 

ECTS-Mellanby Training Course

on Bone Biomarkers

09:30 – 17:30

ECTS-DVO Training Course

on Bone Biomarkers – German Language

09:00 – 15:00

FishBone Workshop

09:00 – 18:00

CEE Osteoporosis Summit

Working Group

17:00 – 19:00

 

Scientific Programme

The Programme of the ECTS 2017 Congress will provide a complete offer for basic and translational scientists, clinical researchers and AHP working in the field of bone and related diseases. The scientific programme will highlight the state-of-the-art clinical practices, recent advances, new data and views from different stakeholders, in a format designed to encourage interactions.

Click on the picture to enlarge and download the PDF version of the Programme at a Glance.

 

Have a look at the final programme

Meet us in Salzburg in 2017!

Dear Colleagues,

it is a great pleasure to invite you to the 44th European Calcified Tissue Society Congress, to take place from 13-16 May 2017 in the beautiful Austrian city of Salzburg.

Read the full Welcome message here

About Salzburg

Sights, Art & Culture, Gastronomy, Shopping
www.salzburg.info/en

Weather Conditions in Salzburg
In May, the weather is usually very stable, mild and nice with lots of stuff in bloom and often snow-white mountain tops to supplement the scenery.
The maximum temperature average reaches 19 degrees, the minimum average some 7 degrees Celsius. Salzburg in May enjoys six hours of sunshine per average day and a total of 13 days with rainfall.

Electricity & Time
The main voltage in Austria is 220V.
Salzburg is in the Central European Time Zone, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +1hour.

Shopping
Shops are usually open from 10:00 – 19:00 from Monday to Friday and from 10:00 – 17:00 on Saturday.
On Sunday shops are usually closed, with the exception of souvenir shops. Grocery stores already open around 8:00 during weekdays.

Tipping
Service is usually included in the prices in bars and restaurants. Tips are always welcome and usually 10%.

Banks & Local Currency
Banking hours in general are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 08:00 – 12:30 and 13:30 – 15:00, Thursday 08:00 – 12:30 and 13:30 – 17:30. ATMs are located outside most banks, cash can be withdrawn there 24/7. National and foreign Maestro cards (cash cards) as well as Mastercard, AMEX, Visa and Diners are accepted.

General Information

Congress Language
The official language of the congress is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

Currency
Payment of congress-related matters such as registration fees, tickets for networking programme will be handled in Euro (€) only.

Badges
You will receive a personalised badge when collecting your registration documents. During the congress, this badge must be clearly visible at all times and grants access to the scientific sessions, commercial exhibition and official networking events. Admission to the congress will not be allowed without badge identification.

Certificate of Attendance
For official delegates to the congress, a Certificate of Attendance is available at the registration desk.

Smoking
We have a strict non-smoking policy at the ECTS 2017. Smoking inside the congress venue is prohibited. Smoking areas are available outside the main entrance of the congress center.

Insurance
The congress organisers will not assume any responsibility for accidents, losses or damages, as well as for delays or modifications in the programme, caused by unforeseen circumstances. No claims for indemnification from the organisers shall arise for contractors or participants in case of cancellation, for any reason, of the entire Congress.
Delegates are advised to arrange a cancellation insurance for their congress costs (i.e. registration fee, travel or accommodation costs). A cancellation insurance offered by the „Europäische Reiseversicherung“ can be booked during the online registration process. The insurance sum also covers costs incurred for services which have not been booked via Mondial Congress & Events.

Passport and Visa
Please check passport and visa requirements in due time before your departure. Three month tourist visas are issued by Austrian embassies or consulates. They can take a while to be processed, so leave enough time before departure to apply. Fees vary depending on your nationality. There are no entry requirements or restrictions on EU nationals visiting Austria.
Visa information can be obtained from the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website: www.bmeia.gv.at

Travel Visa – Letter of Invitation
On request, the Congress Secretariat will be pleased to send letters of invitation to individual scientists. Invitations of this kind are intended to assist potential delegates to raise their travel funds or obtain visas. They do not imply any commitment or responsibility on behalf of the Congress to provide financial support. Please note that letters of invitation can only be sent after receipt of registration and payment of full registration fee.
Please note that Visa applications can take a while to be processed, so please send us your request for a letter of invitation in due time.

Travel

Flight Tickets
Mondial Congress & Events offers flight tickets at competitive rates to the participants of this Congress.

Arrival by Air
Salzburg Airport is located about four kilometres from the city centre. It takes 15 minutes to reach the historic city centre by taxi or public bus. Salzburg Airport is the arrival airport for many international airlines and low-cost carriers. Direct flights to Salzburg are available from Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Hamburg, Cologne/Bonn, Frankfurt, Leipzig-Halle, Amsterdam, Vienna, London, Manchester, Stockholm, Zurich and many other cities.

Due to the short distance between Munich and Salzburg, travelling from Munich Airport to Salzburg is very convenient as well. An excellent railway connection from Munich Airport via Munich East Train Station takes passengers to Salzburg in just 2.5 hours. Railway timetables can be accessed directly at www.oebb.at or www.bahn.de.

A convenient airport shuttle also takes passengers from Munich Airport to Salzburg.Timetables can be accessed directly at www.flixbus.at/busverbindung/fernbus-salzburg-muenchen
Austria’s biggest airport is Vienna Airport. During daytime, ÖBB trains provide direct service between Vienna Airport and Salzburg Main Station twice an hour. The trip takes about 2 hours and 49 minutes. Railway timetables can be accessed directly at www.oebb.at

For delegates arriving in Vienna, the WESTbahn, a private railway company, also provides service between Vienna Westbahnhof and Salzburg Main Station every hour. Please visit www.westbahn.at for further information and the ticket shop.

Arrival by Train
Salzburg Train Station is a 5 minutes‘ walk from Salzburg Congress. Being close to the German border means that Salzburg has outstanding Eurocity, Intercity and ICE connections to cities across Europe.  You can also catch a local or suburban train to Salzburg from most towns in the region.

Public transport in Salzburg
A dense network of trolley buses and the new suburban railway guarantee fast and uncomplicated transport in the city of Salzburg.

Source: Tourismus Salzburg GmbH

Arrival by Car/Coach
Austria’s expressway network reaches right into Salzburg, allowing a comfortable and convenient trip to Salzburg by car or coach from any point within the European continent.
Salzburg is at the center of the European highway network: the A1 Vienna-Salzburg, the A8 Munich-Salzburg and the A10 Villach-Salzburg all converge in Salzburg. Please remember to purchase a toll sticker for Austrian highways if you are driving to Salzburg. Parking at close quarters to Salzburg Congress is possible, for example at Mirabell-Kongress-Garage (entrance via Mirabellplatz) or Sheraton Garage (entrance via Auerspergstraße)

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