Congress Information

Practical Information A–Z

Certificate of Attendance

All registered attendees, whether they register in advance or on-site, will receive a certificate of attendance issued on-site along with their congress documents.

Congress Language

The official congress language is English. All slide presentations should be prepared in English only.

Helpful Phone Numbers

Preselection Italy: 0039

Taxis                              066645
Police                             0667691
Ambulance                     118

Internet Access

Free WIFI will be available at the congress venue.

Lunch /Catering

Lunch/catering is not in included in the registration fee. Congress participants are entitled to a discount in the Ergife restaurant.
Other bars and restaurants can be found nearby.

Name Badge

The name badge will be the official ticket and should be worn at all times in order to access meeting rooms and exhibition halls. In case of lost or forgotten badges an administration fee of € 10,- will be charged.

Media Check

The media check is located on the lower ground floor in room Sala Treviri. Speakers are asked to hand in their presentation at the media check at least 2 hours before the session. All rooms are equipped for PowerPoint presentation (data projection). Please prepare your presentation in 4:3.

Thursday, 1 September 2016         7.00–18.00
Friday, 2 September 2016              7.30–18.00
Saturday, 3 September 2016         7.30–13.00

Photography, Audio, Video & Mobile Phone Policy

Audio, photo and video recording by any device (e.g. cameras, laptops, PDAs, mobile phones, watches) is strictly prohibited during all oral and poster sessions, unless prior permission is obtained from the congress organizer. Mobile phones must be in silent mode while attending sessions.

Poster Exhibition

The Poster Exhibition (including top 15 posters and poster walk) is located in the Galleria Expo and Foyer.

Posters shall be prepared in size DIN A0 (841×1189mm), portrait format, in paper, in English. Posters should be mounted on Thursday, 1 September 2016 by 10.00 and will remain accessible to all attendees until Saturday, 3 September 2016, 13.00.

Plenary Poster Presentation/Poster Walk

The presentation of the top 15 posters takes place on Friday, 2 September 2016 from 18.00 to 19.00 in room Orange I+II and is followed by a poster walk from 19.00–20.00.


Please register for the FFN 2016 Congress via the online registration page.

Registration Desk

The registration desk is located in the foyer cinquecento on the lower ground floor. Registration is only valid if the complete payment of the congress fee as well as of other services booked has been made.

Registration on-site is possible during the entire congress within the opening hours of the registration desk. Only credit cards and cash payment will be accepted on-site.

Opening Hours

Wednesday, 31 August 2016           18.00–20.00
Thursday, 1 September 2016           07.00–18.30
Friday, 2 September 2016                07.30–18.00
Saturday, 3 September 2016           07.30–13.00


Smoking in the congress venue is prohibited by law.