General information

The congress badge should be worn by all participants at all times during the congress, in the exhibit area and within other areas of the congress centre. Only participants wearing their congress badge will be admitted to the scientific sessions and to the exhibition.

Please note that if you lose or misplace your badge, you will be required to pay a 100 Euro fee to have a new badge issued.

Banks are normally open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. All banks provide 24-hour cash machines that accept most credit cards such as MasterCard, VISA, Maestro or American Express.
Currency can be changed at exchange bureaus or at hotel receptions. Automatic changing and cash dispensing machines linked to international networks are also widely available.

All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

In Lisbon winters are mild and summers hot, though moderated by its location near the sea. During spring and autumn there are usually sunny days with mild temperatures.
Approval of the meeting programme for continuing medical education (CME) credits will be applied for with the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). EACCME credits are recognized by the American Medical Association towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA).

The currency in Portugal is the Euro (€). All Congress fees and rates are charged in Euro. No other currency will be accepted during the Congress. A currency calculator can be found online at

All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

230 / 400 volts, on a 50-hertz frequency. The electric sockets adhere to European standards. Blade plugs (US standard) must be used in conjunction with a 230 volts transformer, as well as an adaptor.
A technical exhibition of pharmaceutical, surgical and laboratory products will be organized, and will be located in the exhibition area of the congress centre

There are many ways to get to Lisbon and all of them are easy to use. With the airport just a few minutes from the centre of the city, stations with international rail links and various ports for cruise ships, there are many options for getting to the capital of Portugal. If you prefer to come by car, there are excellent roads from various points north and south along the border with Spain.

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ESHRE does not accept liability for individual medical, travel or personal insurance, and participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal insurance policies in their country of origin. Participation in all excursions, tours etc. is at personal risk.
English is the official language of the meeting. There will be no simultaneous translation.

The aim of ESHRE and ASRM is to provide a forum for the exchange and discussion of new clinical and scientific ideas. The Societies, in good faith, assume that all participants will respect the non-political nature of the “The Best of ASRM and ESHRE” meeting.

The registration desk will be open at the following hours:

Thursday, 8 April 2021 from 07:00 to 14:00
Friday, 9 April 2021 from 07:00 to 15:00
Saturday, 10 April 2021 from 07:00 to 14:00

ESHRE Central Office
Tel: +32-(0)2-269.09.69
Fax: +32-(0)2-269.56.00

The time zone in Portugal is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT; same time as in the United Kingdom) and five hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST).
For tourist information about the Lisbon and Portugal, you can visit Lisbon's official website:

Lisbon Congress
Centre Praça das Indústrias 1

Participants requiring a visa for entry to Portugal are strongly advised to make their application in their home country at least 3 months before the intended date of travel. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Portuguese Embassy or Consulate or from your travel agency.
From previous experience we know that visa applications can take a considerable time to process. Please apply for a visa well in advance so that if there are difficulties you have time to overcome them.

You might want to check the following websites:

If you need a visa please make sure you leave enough time to apply and to have the relevant accompanying sponsor letters.

ESHRE will only send invitation letters for visa to registered participants.