General information

Congress Venue

Prague Congress Centre
5. kvetna 65, 140 21  Prague 4, Czech Republic (


Registration at the congress

The registration desks will be open as follows:

Saturday 17 May         08.30 - 20.00
Sunday 18 May            07.30 - 19.00
Monday 19 May          07.30 – 19:00
Tuesday 20 May          07.30 - 15.00



All accommodation can be booked through our accommodation partner, MCI.
Full information of available hotels and prices can be found on the accommodation page of this website.

Abstract Book

The abstracts will be made available online to registered delegates in advance of the congress.

Registered delegates will be able to login with the user name pasword provided to them by email week commencing 28 May 2014.

To login to the ECTS 2014 abstracts please click here

Badges & Tickets

All pre-registered delegates will be emailed 1 week before the congress with their e-badge barcode.

The barcode will enable delegates to register onsite using the self service check-in desks.

Entrance to the New Investigator Seminar and Social Gathering is by ticket only, reserved when you registered for the meeting.

Entrance to the Meet the Professor Sessions and New Investigator Workshops will be by ticket only, to be collected on a first-come, first served basis from the registration desk on the day of the session.

A name badge will be provided on-site with your registration documents. Name badges must be worn at all times to allow access into the Prague Congress Centre.

Badges will be colour-coded as follows:

Transparent: Congress delegates
Blue: Speakers / Chairs
Green: Exhibitors
Gold: ECTS Board Members
Red: ECTS Staff

Certificates of attendance

General certificates of attendance can be collected onsite at the congress by scanning your badge at one of the designated points from Monday 19 May onwards.


CME Certificates

To obtain CME accreditation, please complete the CME Evaluation Form included in the congress bag. You will be able to retrieve your CME Certificate at the registration desk as of Tuesday, 20 May, from 09.00am.



All abstracts are copyright of the ECTS.



The European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) hereby provides notice to Congress attendees and anyone else, that the ECTS makes no warranty of any kind whatsoever, expressed or implied, that any information, materials, techniques or products or anything else presented at this Congress is accurate, valid, adequate or fit for any purpose whatsoever. Congress attendees are solely responsible for determining the validity, adequacy and fitness of any information, materials or products or anything else presented at this Congress for any and all uses. Statements and descriptions made by the ECTS at Disclaimer this Congress and included in Congress literature are informational only and are not made or given as a warranty. The views, opinions and statements made at the Congress are solely those of the speakers and may not reflect the views of the ECTS. Furthermore, speakers may have vested interests in the concepts and products they discuss.

It is further understood and agreed that the ECTS shall not be liable whether in contract, in tort, under any warranty, in negligence or otherwise for any kind of claim for loss, damage or expense of any kind arising out of or resulting from the use of any information, materials, products or anything else presented at this Congress, and under no circumstances shall the ECTS be liable for special, indirect or consequential damages.

ECTS and/or its agents have the right to alter or cancel the Congress or any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating directly or indirectly to the Congress without prior notice for any reason beyond their control. The Congress and/or its agents shall not be liable for any loss, damage, expenditure or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration or cancellation.


Food and drinks

Lunch, coffee and tea during official breaks are included in the registration fee and will be served in the exhibition area.

A boxed lunch will be available close to the session rooms for delegates to consume during lunchtime Satellite Symposia, Meet the Professor sessions and New Investigator Workshops


Internet access

WIFI is available at the Prague Congress Centre in the Exhibition area only for ECTS delegates


Mobile application

The ECTS 2014 mobile app will be made available to registered delegates ahead of the congress.

Registered delegates will be able to get 24-hour fast and simple access to everything you need to know via the official ECTS 2014 App.

  • Access the most up-to-date programme, speaker and session
  • information
  • View the abstracts, with links to the programme and poster lists
  • See the exhibition listing and floor plan
  • Network: follow the Twitter feed
  • Find venue and city information
* Whilst the app has been tested on many portable devices (i.e. all apple devices and versions of its operating systems, Android powered devices and a variety of versions of Blackberry) some devices may be incompatible (i.e. older versions of blackberry, versions of Windows mobile, etc). The app is designed to load data whilst connected to a mobile network or WiFi, but it will work even when not connected to a network.

Mobile phones, pagers, filming, photography and recording of sessions

Delegates are respectfully reminded that mobile phones and pagers should be switched off in lecture theatres and that making a recording or taking photographs during sessions, whether digitally or on tape, film or any other medium, is strictly forbidden. Delegates found to be contravening this request will be asked to leave the lecture theatre.

Speaker Preview Room

The Speaker preview room is located on the 2nd floor (Room 2.1) and will be open at the following times:

Saturday 18 May 08:00 – 19:00

Sunday 19 May 07:30 – 18:00

Monday 20 May 07:30 – 18:00

Tuesday 21 May 07:30 – 17:00

Presenters are asked to check their Power Point presentations in the speaker preview room at least two hours before the session (or the day before for morning sessions).


Transport links

Full transport information can be found in the Travel section of thie website.

Public transport passes will be available from the ECTS stand in the exhibition area, and a map of Prague will be found in your congress bag.