ERUS 2014

About Amsterdam
From its earliest days, Amsterdam has been a bustling hub of commerce that welcomed other cultures with open arms. Learn more about this lovely canal-side city, including the rich history and development of its tolerant society. Or jump straight to the modern day and find out about the city’s architecture and its colourful neighbourhoods. If you’re feeling ambitious, you might even pick up a few words of Dutch! A good website for information on Amsterdam is www.iamsterdam.com.
The national currency of The Netherlands is the Euro, EUR.

Accessibility from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam city centre/venue
Public Transport
Schiphol International Airport is located only 26.8 km from Amsterdam Central Station and can be reached in approximately 15-25 minutes by both car and public transport. A direct train line runs direct to and between the airport and Amsterdam Central every 10-15 minutes and costs on average €7.50 per person. You can buy a ticket in the Schiphol Arrival Hall just above the railway. Please note that the machines only accept coins and credit cards, not notes.
Taxi
Taxis generally take a bit longer and cost up to €50 per ride. There is a taxi stand outside of the arrival hall of Schiphol Airport.
Own transportation
By car the city centre can be reached easily from the A10 bypass via the S114 exit.

Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance for the 11th Meeting of the EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) can be downloaded on this website with your badge barcode number as of Monday 22 September 2014.
 
Cloakroom/Luggage
A cloakroom is available and is at participants’ disposal during congress hours. Please be sure to collect all personal belongings at the end of the day.

CME accreditation
Information on CME accreditation can be found here.

Congress bag
Each delegate can collect a congress bag which includes a programme overview.

Electricity
Electricity supply in The Netherlands is 50 Hz en 230 V and the connection is made by a two-pin plug.
Please be aware that delegates from the USA will require a voltage converter. Delegates from the United Kingdom will require a plug adapter.

Emergency Telephone Number
In case of emergency call 112 for police, fire brigade and ambulance service.

Exhibition
A technical exhibition will be organised jointly with the congress. For more information please contact Mrs. Lisette Schreuder: l.schreuder@uroweb.org

First Aid
There will be a medical unit present for first aid in the congress venue. In case of emergency contact a security guard immediately.


Insurance
The organisers do not accept responsibility for any personal damage. Participants are strongly advised to arrange their own personal insurance.

Language
All presentations during the congress will be conducted in English, the official language of the EAU. There will be no translation provided.

Lost and Found
Found items should be returned to the registration desk. If you lose something, please report to this desk for assistance.

Mobile Phones
Mobile phones must be switched off during all sessions.

Press Centre
Journalists and medical/science writers can obtain free registration to the Congress. Press registrations have to be made through the online registration system (preferred) or at onsite registration desk. All media operators must show their credentials (press card dated 2013/2014 and original assignment letter).

Registrations
All registrations must be made through the online registration system:  registrations.uroweb.org. You can pick-up your registration documents upon arrival at the Beurs van Berlage.

Safety
All bags may be subject to inspection. Security is present for your safety. Please take all personal effects with you when leaving the session rooms.

Smoking Policy
Smoking is prohibited inside the congress centre and the exhibition area.

 

 

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