Good to know …

… attending the EAS 2018 Congress.

Centro de Congressos de Lisboa
Praça das Indústrias, nº 11300-307
Lisboa, Portugal

Official language
The official language of the Congress is English and all presentations will be made in English.

Clothing is informal for all occasions.

The average temperature in Lisbon in May reaches up to around 19°C, and dips no lower than 13°C in the evenings.

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Complementary travel pass
Delegates are entitled to a complimentary 3-day travel pass for Lisbon public transport. The travel pass can be collected at the registration desk.

More about getting around in Lisbon with public transport, uber and taxi

Registration desk opening hours
The registration desk is located in Foyer C (main entrance). Opening hours:
Saturday May 05 hrs 08.00-20.00
Sunday May 06 hrs 07.30-18.30
Monday May 07 hrs 07.30-18.30
Tuesday May 08 hrs 08.30-13.00

Exhibition opening hours
The exhibition is located in Pavillion 4 on the first floor. Opening hours:
Saturday May 05 hrs 18.00-21.00
Sunday May 06 hrs 08.00-17.00
Monday May 07 hrs 08.00-17.30
Tuesday May 08 hrs 08.00-12.30

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Congress name badge
Participants are kindly requested to wear badge during all sessions and events. Congress badges are personalized with the following colours:
Delegates white
Faculty red
Exhibitors green
EAS Staff blue
Press yellow
Guests pink

How to get cpd/cme credits
Participants interested in obtaining CPD/CME credits are kindly requested to scan their badge at the entrance and exit each day. Bar Code Scanners are located at the entrance of the Congress area.

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Coffee and refreshments will be served to Congress participants in the Exhibition Area from Sunday May 06 to Tuesday May 08 as indicated in the programme. A cash bar will be available at the first floor near the Pavillion 4 main access.

Be connected
Wi-fi is available for Congress participants throughout the public areas of the Congress venue.
Click the EAS2018 to access.

EAS 2018 App
Install the EAS2018 interactive mobile App on your smartphone and portable devices to access all the Congress information you could need during the Congress:
• See the overview of sessions, speakers and exhibitors
• Create your own programme for the event, including bookmarking the sessions you wish to attend
• Receive real-time updates
Download the EAS App now to enhance your congress experience!

The App is currently being updated and will be ready for use within short.

Other options to access the programme

Programme overview on the web

PDF-version of the Program book

Interactive – searchable – programme  (No access with Android devices)

Congress abstracts
The Congress abstracts will be published online in the August issue of the Atherosclerosis Journal.

Mobile phone & photography
Participants are kindly requested to keep mobile phones switched off in session halls and refrain from taking pictures during sessions.

Non-smoking policy
The EAS congress is a non-smoking event. Smoking in the Congress area is not allowed.

A cloakroom is available for participants according to the scientific schedule of the Congress. The cloakroom and oversize deposit are located in the Foyer C at the Ground Floor near the Registration desk. Participants are kindly requested not to leave personal belongings after the closing time.

Liability and insurance
The Congress Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss or damage to private property of participants, either during or as result of the Congress. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Safety and security
Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls.

Selected sessions will be recorded and will be available on the Society’s educational platform EAS Academy following the Congress.

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Privacy disclosure and publishing of images
Pursuant to article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, the personal data of the participants, their videos and photos made during the event, will be used by AIM Italy s.r.l. for purposes related to the communication and the valorization of the event. Such personal data will be communicated only to those people who are in charge of the activities necessary to the aforementioned purposes. Photos and videos will be also published on the website and social networks of AIM Group International (and on the website and social networks of the event, if any). The treatment will be carried out with appropriate tools ensuring security and confidentiality and may be also carried out by computerized tools that are able to memorize, manage and transmit the personal data. The data controller is AIM Italy s.r.l., with legal seat in Milan, Via Giuseppe Ripamonti 129, VAT no. 00943621003, e-mail:  With regard to the personal data granted, included photos and videos, each participant can exercise the rights set forth in article 7 of Legislative Decreen. 196/2003 by contacting the data Controller