General Information

    December 6th – 8th, 2019
    Porto Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece
    (65, 26th Octovriou Avenue, T. +30 2310 504504, F. +30 2310 540384 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

    English will be the official language of the Masterclass and no simultaneous translation will be provided.

    The Masterclass will be accredited with CME by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

    According to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®), each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. Certificates will be provided after the completion of the Scientific Program..

    Delegates are obliged to show their masterclass badge at the entrance of Masterclass Hall for their attendance time to be registered.

    A bar code system will be implemented during the Masterclass, to register the general participation of all delegates.

    Within the Symposium area there will be an exhibition of medical equipment and pharmaceutical products.

    Available visual equipment for all presentations will be through power point presentation. For power point use, your presence to the “technical reception desk” is required one hour prior to the time of your presentation in order to check the compatibility of your cd or usb stick and to copy the relevant files. Use of personal computers will not be feasible.

    Greece’s monetary unit is the Euro. No other currency is accepted and it is best to exchange dollars or other currency at a bank. The exchange rates are all the same throughout the country and you exchange money at a bank or official exchange shop where you will get the best running rates. Banks are open from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM..


    Thessaloniki is the second largest city of Greece, after Athens, the Greek capital, located in Northern Greece, central Macedonia. The town is characterized for its major historical interest and natural beauty as it counts on many archaeological monuments and historical relics, idyllic coasts, and mountainous landscapes.

    Being a cosmopolitan town itself, Thessaloniki is a major tourist destination all year round offering access to some of the most famous resorts in Greece like Thessaloniki and Thassos which are preferred by thousands of tourists around the world. Moreover, its strategic location provides a nice port that serves vessels from the Black Sea and northern Aegean.

    The modern city of Thessaloniki is known as a cultural center hosting various festivals and world-famous events throughout the year. However, it is also a place that well-maintains its traditional customs and authentic character. Wondering around the historical town you will see countless picturesque spots and monuments that witness its glorious past.

    Greece is a Member-State of the European Union and has signed the Schengen Agreement. While traveling within the E.U., you only need your Identity card. However, a passport is necessary for a number of other transactions, such as currency exchange, purchases, etc.

    Visas are not required by European citizens from countries that are part of the Schengen Area. Greece as a member of the Schengen Agreement has abolished controls on common internal lands, at air and sea borders and allows Member-State citizens to travel around without a visa for a short stay period of up to three (3) months. However, keep in mind that airlines and other carriers require a valid passport and/or identity card.

    Citizens coming from countries that have not yet joined Schengen Area may require a visa to enter Greece. The E.U. visitors from these countries can acquire further information from the Hellenic Embassies or Consulates in their countries, or from their travel agencies. Before visiting Greece, please consult the detailed information on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website and find out whether you require a Visa (

    Note: During your stay in Greece, if you require a Visa, you are advised to have suitable insurance coverage for emergency medical or other needs.

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