General Information A-Z

Accommodation 
A selection of hotels will be published shortly.

Administrative Secretariat
Congress Care
PO Box 440
5201 AK 's-Hertogenbosch
The Netherlands
T: +31(0)73 690 14 15  
F: +31(0)73 690 14 17 
info@congresscare.com
www.congresscare.com

Climate
The Netherlands has a temperate maritime climate. Rainfall throughout the year is evenly distributed, usually in the form of short showers. In the Netherlands December is a winter month. Average Maximum temperatures in December: 5,5 °C Average Minimum temperatures in December: 0,5 °C Average rainfall in the month of December: 84 mm  

CME Accreditation
EMCCC is applying for CME Accreditation. Updates regarding the number of CME credits will be posted on the website when information becomes available.

Exhibition
A commercial and industrial exhibition will take place within the framework of the congress. If you are a commercial representative and wish to view more information on available exhibition at the 8th EMCCC 2016, click here

Language
The official language of the congress is English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

Liability and Insurance 
The organizer is not able to take any responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the congress. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Official Letter of Invitation
Alternatively, upon request, the Congress Secretariat can send a personal invitation that can be used to assist participants to raise travel funds or to obtain a visa. The invitation is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. Applications for invitation letters from the secretariat must be received at least 6 weeks prior to the congress.

Registration 
Registration categories and fees to the congress will be published shortly.
Click here to register. 

Sponsorship & Exhibition Sales & Liaison
See information at this section of the website

Target Audience
Who should attend? This educational program is intended for medical specialists and researchers in the field of colorectal cancer: Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Radiation Therapy,Pathology, Gastroenterology, Imaging, Radiology, Basic Science and Genetics.

Travel to the Venue

Tram: You will find a tram stop right outside the venue. Tram line 4 takes you directly to the central station.
Metro: The RAI has its own metro station. Amsterdam metro line 51 will take you to the central station and downtown Amsterdam.   Taxi: For visitors who want to take a taxi to the RAI Amsterdam Congress Center, journey times and prices are found below:
From Shiphol Airport: A taxi from the airport will cost €30-35 and take around 15 – 20 minutes for the 14 kilometers. From the city center: A taxi from the centre will cost €15-25, take around 15 – 30 minutes for the 6 kilometers Car: Right next to the A10 ring road, RAI Amsterdam is easily accessible by car.The RAI also provides up to 5,000 parking spaces: General costs €17 per day.
Train: From Schiphol airport the sprinter trains take you directly to Amsterdam RAI station in only 10 minutes. Check the overhead boards at Schiphol station to ensure your train stops at Amsterdam RAI. You should not take a train to Amsterdam Central which goes via another route. The station is 300 metres from the Convention Center.

Venue
RAI Amsterdam
Europaplein
NL 1078 GZ
Amsterdam, Netherlands 
http://www.rai.nl/en/ 

Visa Requirements
Participants are requested to check with the Dutch consulate in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. As part of the European Union, for some countries a Schengen Visum is required. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa in advance if required. For up to date information regarding visa requirements, please visit the Government of the Netherlands website: https://www.government.nl/topics/visa-for-the-netherlands-and-the-caribbean-parts-of-the-kingdom