General Information

Emergency Contacts

European Emergency Number: 112
(see About the Country for further numbers)


The registration fee does not include the insurance of participants against personal accidents, illness, cancellations by any party, loss or damage to personal possessions, theft. All participants are strongly advised to make adequate personal insurance arrangements to cover travel, accommodation, cancellation, and personal effects prior to travel.

Programme Changes

The organisers do not assume liability for any changes in the programme due to external or unforeseen circumstances.

Smoking Policy

For the general comfort and health of all participants, smoking is not permitted at any of the official functions during the Congress. This includes all scientific sessions, business and other meetings, evening functions and registration area & foyers.

Social Media and Photography Policy

The European Thyroid Association welcomes the use of social media at the Annual Meeting. To ensure that the needs of all parties are met, we request all delegates using social media to strictly adhere to the following policy:

  • Please refrain from taking photos or recording any session/poster.
  • All participants and journalists are requested to seek approval from the speaker/poster presenter prior to publishing or quoting that individual’s scientific results on the internet or through any other form of media.

This policy applies to all who wish to share information amongst any group of individuals. We kindly ask all delegates to refrain from using mobile devices whilst lectures or poster sessions are in progress.

Visa Requirements

If you wish to visit Athens, you should inquire whether you require a visa. If you do, be sure to file an application in due time. Further information: and application forms: