General information

Payment is due at the time of registration, registration is only valid valid on receipt of payment. Payment can be made by a secured online credit card transaction. Upon receipt of your completed registration form and payment, you will receive an automated written confirmation e-mail of your registration. All payments should be made in EUROS (€). Personal cheques and foreign currency are not accepted. More information about payment procedure can be found in the on-line registration form.

Cancellation and refunds
The Congress Secretariat ( must be notified in writing in case of cancellations. Cancellation on or before 1 May 2023: payment will be refunded after the conference minus an administration fee of 50%. For cancellations made after this date: no refunds will be made. 
Exchange rate differences and bank charges will also be deducted.

The above cancellation policy will also be applicable if you are not able to join the congress onsite in Porto due to a covid-19 infection. In this instance we will make sure you get access to the online recordings of the congress. 

Late registrations for recordings only
Registration remains open during and after the congress, but please note that the congress secretariat manually imports your details to the congress platform (in due time). We will be uploading all new bookings as soon as possible but please take into account some processing time especially during evenings, night hours and in the weekends. 

The official language of the congress is English.

All presentations will be recorded and become available to replay after the congress. The recordings will remain available for 45 days on the congress platform. Please note, you need a registration for the congress in order to access the recordings. 

Upon registration, participants agree that neither the Congress Organizing Committee, the Local Organizing Committee nor the Conference Secretariat (PCO) can be subject to any liability concerning participation related activity. 

Certificate of Attendance
Delivery of the Certificates of Attendance will take place after the conference via e-mail.

RACE approval
This year's programme will request approval for RACE CE points. This will also be evidenced on your Certificate of Attendance. 
Please note that the RACE approval will only be requested for the physical meeting in Porto and NOT for the online lecture recordings. 

Photos and Videos
Photos and/or videos can be taken at conferences. These photos/videos can be used on public websites of us or our customers as an illustration or in news items, reports, newsletters, guides, brochures, advertisements and/or social media of us or our customers. Photos and videos can be processed in the United States (e.g. by Google's YouTube). Our basis for being allowed to process the data is our legitimate interest to be able to share photos/videos for journalistic purposes and to increase our brand awareness and/or the reputation of the conference or the customer. The infringement of your privacy is limited as much as possible by informing you in advance and giving you the opportunity to object to the processing. If you object to the processing, we will remove the photos/videos online where possible and we will stop using them offline.