General Information & Conditions

 

WELCOME TO PARIS!

 

Plan Paris

 

VENUE and DATES

The 4th International Congress of Psoriasis will be held from Thursday 4 to Sunday 6 July 2013 in the Palais des Congrès, in Paris :  2 Place de la Porte Maillot, 75017 Paris.

Paris can easily be reached by plane, train or car, as it is located crossroad of Europe. It is served by two international airports and a very convenient railway system. The shuttle buses from Charles de Gaulle or Orly airports arrive down town.

The Palais des Congrès is easily accessible: by car (Parking Porte Maillot under the Convention Centre), by local city bus (lines 82 - 73 - 43 - 244 PC) or by metro (line 1) or RER (Paris Suburban Express Metropolitan Network, line C). The station is called “Porte Maillot.

 

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

Organized by an International Scientific Society, all presentations will be given in English.

 

CONGRESS OFFICE

Before and after the meeting:

PSORIASIS 2013 - MCI

24 rue Chauchat – 75009 Paris – France

Tel.: 33.(0).1. 53.85.82.59 – Fax: 33.(0).1. 53.85.82.83

E-mail: pso2013@mci-group.com – web: www.pso2013.com

 

On-site Secretariat:

  • Thursday, July 4, 2013 :  8:30am - 7:00pm
  • Friday, July 5, 2013       :  7:30am -  6:00pm
  • Saturday, July 6, 2013  :  8:00am - 6:30pm

The Congress documentation will be available there for pre-registered delegates and for anyone wishing to register on site.

 

BADGES

A name badge will be provided with your registration documents on site (and not mailed out prior to the congress).

 

CLIMATE & CLOTHING

The weather in Paris in July is usually hot and sunny with daily temperatures ranging from 20°C to 25°. Night temperatures are usually mild.

 

CME CREDITS

The 4th Congress of the Psoriasis Internationa Network is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.

The 4th Congress of the Psoriasis International Network is designated for a maximum of 14 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

EACCME credits are recognized by the American Medical Association towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA). To convert EACCME credits to AMA PRA category 1 credit, contact the AMA.

You will receive a login and a password after the congress to collect your CME credits on the website: www.pso2013.com. The credits will be attributed in accordance with your session attendance.

 

ELECTRICITY

Electricity used in France is 220 Volts; its frequency is 50 Hz and the plugs have two male contact points. Plan to bring a transformer for your electrical or electronic equipment using different voltage.

 

EXHIBITION & SPONSORSHIP

A scientific and technical Showcase will be open on Thursday afternoon, Friday and Saturday to pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers of materials and equipment and scientific publishers. It will be held in the Congress Venue.

As a pharmaceutical company or manufacturer, you may want to sponsor a session within the core programme or organize a satellite meeting.

For exhibit or sponsorship, you can contact any time the Congress Office: pso2013EXH@mci-group.com.

 

INSURANCE & LIABILITY

The Organizers will accept no liability for personal injuries sustained by or for loss or damage to property belonging to Congress participants, either during or as a result of the Congress or during all events.

Participants are strongly recommended to seek insurance coverage for health and accident, lost luggage and trip cancellation.

 

LUNCHES & BREAK

Lunches are NOT included in the registration fees but sandwiches and snacks can be purchased at all times within the premises of the Palais des Congrès.

 

TELEPHONES

For international calls to France, dial the international code followed by 33 and the correspondent's number without the "0".

 

TRANSPORT 

Paris can easily be reached by plane, train or car, as it is located at the crossroads of Europe. It is served by two international airports and a very convenient railway system. The shuttle buses from Charles de Gaulle airport arrive in front of the Palais des Congrès also accessible through all Paris public transports.

Air France

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Event: PSO2013

Event ID: 18272AF

Valid for travel from 29/06/2013 to 11/07/2013

Event location: Paris, France

Discounts are applied to a wide range of airfares on all Air France and KLM flights worldwide**.

Keep the document to justify the special fares with you as you may be asked for it any point of your journey.

To locate your nearest Air France and KLM sales points, visit: www.airfrance.com or www.klm.com.

You will need to quote the reference given above which is registered in AIR France KLM data into GDS Amadeus : GGAIRAFGLOBALMEETINGS.

Frequent flyer / loyalty of Air France and KLM partner airlines are credited with "miles" when Air France or KLM flights are used.

**subject to conditions

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Head office : 45 rue de Paris, 95747 Roissy CDG cedex, France
Registered on the Trade and Companies register in Bobigny under no. 420 495 178

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Head office : Amsterdamseweg 55, 1182 GP Amstelveen, the Netherlands
Registered No 33014286
Edited by AIR FRANCE & KLM Global Meetings : JH.CD

 

SNCF

SNCF

For participants traveling within France to Paris by train on the occasion of the congress, special fares may be obtained with SNCF (French Railway Network). Please request the congress office for the appropriate discount coupon : pso2013REG@mci-group.com

 

 

VISA & PASSEPORTS

Every person entering France should be in possession of a valid passport and/or identification card. Some countries require a Visa.

Please contact the nearest French Embassy or Consulate to your home for further information.