EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022

01 - 03 July 2022
  • Prague, Czech Republic

General Information

Abstracts

All abstracts will be listed on the EAACI website as of 1 July 2022. Presented abstract texts will be published in the official EAACI Journal Allergy after the congress – and on the EAACI Media Library depending on the consent the abstract submitter has choosen.

App Information

The EAACI smartphone app will enable you to explore EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022 programme and exhibition at your fingertips. It is supported by Allergopharma, as Founder Sponsor.

The app will allow you to

  • browse, search and personalise the entire event programme
  • search, and locate exhibitors in the Exhibition Hall
  • access useful information about the Congress
  • access Congress abstracts (available from 1 July 2022)
  • access E-Posters (available from 1 July 2022)
  • provide your feedback by evaluating speakers and sessions
  • vote in sessions that have polls
  • create and synchronise events with your personal calendar
  • chat with colleagues

Badges

Each participant receives a name badge upon check-in at the registration desk. This badge should be worn at all times in order to gain access to the session rooms and other events. Please note that access to the congress areas will not be permitted without an official congress badge. If you have lost your badge, a new one can be reprinted (with proof of your original registration) at the Registration Assistance Desk for an extra fee. Your badge will be scanned at the entrance to session rooms for CME accreditation and internal EAACI statistical purposes. Registration Terms and Conditions.

Bank / ATM Machine

ATM Machines are available at the venue. The nearest banks are located around 200 meters from O2 universum.

Certificate of Attendance

The Certificate of Attendance can be downloaded after completing the delegates survey, available after the end of the congress, from your personal profile page on the digital platform.

CME Credits

The EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022, 01/07/2022-03/07/2022 has been accreditedby the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 24 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. Find more information regarding CME credits here.

Cloakroom

A cloakroom is located next to EAACI Campus. It is free of charge for congress attendees, with the following opening hours:

  • Friday, 1 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30
  • Saturday, 2 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30
  • Sunday, 3 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30

COVID-19 Restrictions

The EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022 will be organised in accordance with all local COVID-19 restrictions that are in force in Prague in July 2022. This might include extra sanitary measures and social distancing. For more information please visit the Congress Health & Safety webpage.

COVID-10 Test Center

Please find here more information regarding the COVID-19 testing facilities close to the congress venue in Prague.

Currency

The local currency is Czech Koruna (CZK). The average exchante rate is 1 EUR = 24.4 CZK. Click here to access the currency converter.

Disclaimer

Participants are encouraged to purchase an insurance to cover loss incurred in the event of cancellation. EAACI cannot be held liable for any hindrance or disruption of the EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022 proceedings arising from natural, political, social or economic events or other unforeseen incidents beyond its control (force majeure). Registration of a participant implies acceptance of this condition. The materials presented at this continuing medical education activity are made available for educational purposes only.

EAACI Campus

Visit the EAACI Campus to learn more about EAACI’s activities such as membership, scientific journals, EAACI Media Library and future events. The EAACI digital Campus can be accessed at any time during the congress hours, and the physical campus will be open during the following times:

  • Friday, 1 July 2022, 08:30 – 18:30
  • Saturday, 2 July 2022, 08:30 – 18:30
  • Sunday, 3 July 2022, 08:30 – 18:30

EAACI Congress Digital Platform

A portion of the EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022 Scientific Programme sessions will be streamed live or pre-recorded through our well-established digital platform. Onsite delegates will have the opportunity to watch the sessions at specific areas at the venue, therefore make sure to explore the programme and start creating your agenda! Our digital platform also allows you to access the virtual versions of several EAACI Congress components: EAACI Campus, Virtual Exhibition, Community, and more. If you encounter issues accessing the platform, please contact us via Tidio.

Exhibition

Whether you are attending digitally or physically in Prague, join us in meeting with key industry experts and other partners, exchange knowledge on critical areas of development and research in allergy and immunology.

Digital Exhibition: the digital exhibition will be open according to the main scientific programme schedule, subject to final adjustments. The digital exhibition will be open as of 1 July at 09:00 CET.

Physical Exhibition: The onsite Exhibition will be organised in the congress venue (O2 universum) and open on 1-3 July from 09:00-17:30 daily.

Exhibition access restrictions:

  • Advertising of medicinal products is governed by the laws and regulations of Czech Republic.
  • All delegates are permitted to enter the exhibition, however the participants’ profession (MD, non-MD, Allied Health Professional, Scientist, Other) is marked on the badge, so exhibitors can identify if prescription-only medicines (POM) can be advertised to the delegate.

Food and Beverage

Catering services are located on level 0 of the congress venue. Coffee and meals are not included in the registration fee.

General Assembly

EAACI’s General Assembly will take place in Room D8/9/10 from 08:00-09:00 on Sunday, 3 July 2022. Access is restricted to EAACI members only. Please note, EAACI membership fees for 2022 must be paid before access to the General Assembly is permitted. EAACI staff will be available in front of Room D8/9/10 should you need to pay your membership fees.

Your membership number is printed on your badge. If you do not have the number on your badge and you are a member of EAACI, please contact the Registration Assistance Desk in the registration area to have a new badge issued.

Language

The official language of the EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022 is English.

Lost and Found

The Lost and Found office is located at the Registration Assistance counters in the registration area.

Membership Services Desk

Visit the Membership Services Desk, located within the registration area, to sign up or renew your EAACI membership or simply get more information on its benefits.

Mobile Phone Policy

Please respect the meeting policy and switch your mobile phones to silent mode inside all meeting rooms.

National Allergy Society (NAS)

National Allergy Society digital booths are open throughout the entire congress on the Exhibition section of the digital platform. You will be able to access brochures, watch videos, consult important national resources and much more. You will also have the chance to interact with respective members of the NAS through an e-mail form. We encourage you to visit the NAS booths to learn more about your country’s very own society dedicated to allergy, asthma and immunology, or explore developments in the field from other countries!

Photography, filming and Video Recordings

By participating in the EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022 the delegate understands that recordings of the digital content and the capture of images and videos to be publicly shared are prohibited. Taking photographs or making any other form of electronic recording during the sessions in the meeting rooms or print screens of the digital platform is strictly forbidden. An official photographer will be present in Prague for the entire event. Photos will be available for download on the congress website after the meeting. Please note, by registering to attend the EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022, you acknowledge and agree that official photographs taken during the congress may be used for future meeting promotional purposes.

Post Office

The nearest post office is located about 550 meters from O2 universum at U Svobodárny 1215/10, 191 05 Praha 9-Libeň, Czech Rpublic.

Press

EAACI Public Affairs Specialist, Chiara Hartmann
Office number: +41 44 205 55 34, Email:chiara.hartmann@eaaci.org

Registration

Registration desk is located at the main congress entrance.

The opening hours are:

  • Friday, 1 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30
  • Saturday, 2 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30
  • Sunday, 3 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30

Safety, welfare and behaviour

Prague is a generally very safe city. Yet, like most other major cities, there is petty crime. Therefore, please be aware of thieves and pickpockets at all times. Please pay special attention to your personal belongings, especially when walking in the city centre or using the public transportation system, but also inside the congress venue. Do not wear your badge outside the congress venue, and do not give it to anybody, even if you are leaving the congress. Any security problems or concerns within the congress venues should be reported to a member of EAACI. Security staff will handle any emergency situation, and everyone is required to follow instructions announced via the public information system. Emergency exits are marked with green exit signs.

In respect of Czech and European laws and regulations, as well as due to current health and safety rules and legislation in effect, registration and/or admittance to the EAACI Congress shall be limited solely to participants who are 18 years of age or older. Registration by anyone who is under 18 is unauthorised and in violation of these terms and conditions and will automatically result in the forfeit of their registration. Identification is to be provided to congress staff upon request. Participants below 18 years of age will not be granted access to any part of the congress at any time. This is also valid for children accompanied by their parents and for any other unregistered person. If access to the congress is needed and no registration is available, the person should contact the registration desk. Badges are required to be worn at all times in the congress venues.

EAACI holds a very firm position against any form of discrimination and aims for a respectful, safe and productive environment for all participants including service providers and others associated with EAACI Congresses and Events. This position applies to all EAACI events and/or events organised in the name of EAACI. EAACI does not tolerate any disruptive behaviour, sexual harassment, bullying, racism, physical or verbal abuse or any other form of unacceptable behaviour by participants and/or staff at our meetings. All delegates and staff shall adhere to dignity and mutual respect. EAACI expects fair and appropriate behaviour at all times.

EAACI reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behaviour. EAACI reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future EAACI Meetings. For internal purpose, all reports about incidents of unacceptable and/or disruptive behaviour will be referred to as complaints and stored according to GDPR Rules and Regulations.
In case of support please do not hesitate to contact the EAACI Congress and Events Manager by sending an email to Noureddine M’ghari.

Session Attendance

Sessions may fill up quickly. Please arrive in good time for the start of a session. Due to health and safety regulations, hosts and hostesses are instructed to restrict access once the maximum capacity of the room is reached. Please refer to EAACI staff or hostesses for any assistance you may need.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in the congress venue.

Speaker Service Centre

The Speaker Service Centre is located in the registration area. The opening hours are:

  • Friday, 1 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30
  • Saturday, 2 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30
  • Sunday, 3 July 2022, 07:30 – 19:30

Technical Information about the Digital component of EAACI Hybrid Congress 2022

The digital interface will be user-friendly and fully responsive, allowing delegates to watch all sessions from their laptops/desktops, iPad/tablets, and mobile phones. However, it is recommend to use computers, to get the best experience including live chat during sessions within the Live Scientific Programme, an important feature that boosts interaction between you, faculty and your peers. In regard to a preferable web browser, we suggest Google Chrome as the most compatible one. In order to provide a well streamlined support, we kindly ask you to send any technical queries directly to following email address:support@eaaci.org.
Please note that this topic is being constantly updated and we will provide more information as soon as possible.

Telephone

The international access code for Czech Republic is +420. In case of emergency call 112.

Visa

Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering Czech Republic. If you need a letter of invitation, contact registration@eaaci.org.
Please apply for visa within a reasonable time prior to making your booking.

WiFi Access

Free WiFi access is available inside the venue. Choose the “EAACI free internet” network. No password is required.

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