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Useful information before you leave

Ensure you make the most of your congress experience by reviewing this check list.

Prepare your scientific programme based on your learning expectations

There are different tools available to consult the scientific programme. Choose the one that works best for you!

Download the ESC 2016 mobile app

Search for "ESC 2016" in the App Store® or Google Play


It allows you an instant access to all sessions, presentations, abstracts, exhibitors, maps & general information

  • Browse sessions by Day, Topic, Type or Track.
  • Create your personalised programme (synchronised with your online Scientific Programme & Planner), and take notes of specific presentations
  • Share your programme and notes with your other devices and with your colleagues
  • Receive presentation resources from ESC Congress 365 (slides, videos, abstracts) after the congress by email
  • Find practical information
  • Receive the latest news & follow #ESCcongress Twitter feed
  • Make the most of this app with the provided Tips
  • Synchronise your personal appointments across your mobile devices

Once installed, you can use the app without internet (some specific functionalities may require internet such as synchronisation with SP&P, voting/ask questions & Social Media).

To get the most of your app, download the user guide

ESC Congress 2016 Mobile App is supported by SERVIER in the form of an unrestricted educational grant

Consult the Final Programme in an interactive magazine format

Consult the programme

Browse through the electronic version to get a general overview of all activities during the Congress.

It includes ESC Communities and activities, general & local information, a description of the main scientific tracks and types of sessions, the programme by day and times, an index of Faculty and Presenters as well as an index of topics and acronyms. It also includes the list of exhibitors and the floorplan of the Congress

A paper version will be distributed with your congress bag

Scientific Programme & Planner (SP&P)


Your online tool to select sessions and organise your personalised scientific programme

Search the programme by day, topic, session type, category, track or keyword

Practical information     


Locate your hotel and the congress venue

An online interactive map help you find your hotel and detailed itineray.


Select the most convenient route to and from the 'ESC Transportation Points'

We have set up a specialised service from Saturday to Wednesday morning to ensure you arrive in the most efficient way from Laurentina, Ostiense and Cornelia stations.


Don't forget to bring your badge

If you have a voucher, bring it to the pre-registration desks to collect your badge and Congress bag with your public transportation tickets.


Public transport tickets

Your complimentary 10 single journey tickets, included in your registration fee, will enable you to travel to/from the Congress Centre, Fiera di Roma. These tickets can be used on metro, buses and trams within the Rome city limits; ending at Fiera di Roma (excludes Fiumicino-Leonardo di Vinci Airport).

Note all opening hours.

Get familiar with the congress venue and on-site facilities.


Once there, share your experience


Tune into ESC TV

Inform your colleagues who don't have the chance to join us that they can tune into ESC  TV to watch key sessions live from ESC Congress as well as hot news and key messages. Live coverage begins on Saturday 27 August

Join the conversation on Twitter

and start networking, discuss and debate using #ESCcongress

Bookmark ESC Congress 365 

Access for free slides, videos, abstracts and ESC TV interviews from the sessions you are unable to attend.

Let's meet together on the ESC Plaza

Come and share your experience on the ESC Stand and learn more in the next edition.

See you in Rome !



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