General Information

General Information

Abstracts
Click here for more information about abstracts for UROtech22.


Access to the session rooms
Only meeting delegates, with a valid badge, have access to session rooms. Seating is regulated on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend delegates to go to the session rooms well in advance. Due to safety regulations, the organisers will close the session room when all seats are taken. It is not allowed to stand in the aisles of the rooms. The local Covid-19 measures have been taken into account when setting up the session rooms.


Address of the congress venue
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel
Silahşör Caddesi No:42
Bomonti / Sisli 34381 Istanbul
Website


App
Download the EAU Association App for free in the Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS). The UROtech22 Event in the App is the easiest way to navigate the meeting and provides instant access to key information. Browse the scientific programme and create your personal programme using the planner. Offline use of the App is possible. The UROtech22 event app will become available at the end of April 2022.


Catering
Coffee breaks and lunch will take place in the exhibition area.


Certificate of Attendance
More information on the certificate of attendance can be found here.


Cloakroom / Luggage
The cloakroom is located in the Registration area and open during meeting hours. Please be sure to collect all personal belongings at the end of each day.


CME Accreditation

The A joint meeting of the EAU Section of Uro-Technology and the EAU Section of Urolithiasis, Istanbul, Turkey, 26/05/2022-28/05/2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 17 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

More information can be found here.


Congress Bag
Each delegate can collect a congress bag in the registration area.


Currency
The national currency in Istanbul is the Turkish Lira.


Disclosure links to Industry
At the beginning of their presentation(s) speakers are requested to disclose to the audience any links with the industry related to the topic of their lecture. A link can be: being a member of the advisory board or having a consulting agreement with a specific company.


EAU Policy on Live Surgery
The EAU established an official policy on Live Surgery Events, offering organising centers a clear framework within which to plan and perform live surgeries. It outlines a set of guidelines in which the overriding principle is that patient safety must take priority over all other considerations in the conduct of live surgery. Click here to read more.


Electricity
Turkey operates on 220 volts, 50 Hz, with round-prong European-style plugs that fit into recessed wall sockets /points.

Many appliances with their own power adapters (such as laptop computers and digital cameras)—can be plugged into either 110-120-volt or 220-240-volt sockets/points and will adapt to the voltage automatically, but you will need a plug adaptor that can fit into the recessed wall socket/point.


Emergency Information
In case of emergency call the nationwide emergency number 112. In case of an emergency in the congress hotel contact a security guard immediately.


Exhibition
An exhibition will be held jointly with the meeting.

Opening hours Exhibition:
Thursday, 26 May – 09.00 to 19.00
Friday, 27 May – 09.00 to 17.00
Saturday, 28 May – 09.00 – 13.00

For more information please contact the EAU’s Sales Department: sales@uroweb.org


Guests and Children
In compliance with the Pharma Codes, it is not allowed for you to register accompanying guests (including children). Any guests you may have are not allowed to access this event. In addition, the UROtech is unfortunately unable to offer children’s day-care facilities at its events. If you have any special requirements due to impaired mobility, medical needs or due to the fact you are nursing please let the organisation know in advance.


Hotel accommodation
For more information about hotel accommodation please click here.


Insurance
The organisers do not accept responsibility for any personal damage. Participants are strongly recommended to arrange their own personal insurance.


Language
All presentations during the meeting will be conducted in English. No translation will be provided.


Lost and Found
Found items should be returned to the registration desk. If you lose or find something, please report to this desk for assistance.


Mobile Phones
During all sessions, please switch your phone to silent and turn off your flash when taking pictures.


No-smoking Policy
Smoking is not allowed throughout the entire venue, including all exhibition areas, session rooms, registration and catering areas. All participants are kindly requested to respect the no-smoking policy, which also applies to e-cigarettes.


Photography and Filming
The UROtech organisers will be taking photos and doing some filming between sessions. If you would prefer not to be filmed or photographed, please let us know by sending an e-mail to: press@uroweb.org


Press
Journalists can obtain free registrations to the meeting. All media operators must show their credentials (press card dated 2021/2022 and original assignment letter). More information can be found here.


Resource Centre and Webcasting of Presentations & Sessions
Presentations and sessions will be webcasted under the condition that the speakers have given their approval. As a meeting delegate, you can access the UROtech scientific content after the meeting via the UROtech22 Resource Centre using your MyEAU credentials. The content in the Resource Centre will be available up to 3 years after the meeting, but is not accredited.


Registrations
More information on registrations can be found here.

Opening hours Registration Desks:
Wednesday, 25 May – 11.00 – 19.00
Thursday, 26 May – 07.15 to 18.00
Friday, 27 May – 07.30 to 17.00
Saturday, 28 May – 08.00 – 13.00


Security and Safety
The safety of all meeting attendees is of the utmost importance. The Congress Hotel and UROtech organisers have taken security precautions to ensure the maximum possible safety for all participants. All bags may be subject to inspection. Please take all personal belongings with you when leaving session rooms. This meeting is organised in accordance with the Covid-19 measures applicable for Istanbul/ Turkey and the Congress Hotel.


Social Media
We are using social media at the meeting to encourage open discussions on urology science and your meeting experiences. UROtech meeting faculty, speakers, opinion leaders, delegates and media share their ideas, commentary and photos on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. We invite you to use the hashtag #urotech22 and #livesurgery, follow us on all social media accounts and join the conversation!

Your certificate of attendance is available via your MyEAU account.

MyEAU

Access all scientific content of the meeting via the UROtech22 Resource Centre.

Resource Centre