General Information

Meeting Name
SCAI Menata Mentor Course (SCAI 2019)

Meeting Venue
Hilton Maslak Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey

Meeting Dates
12 - 13 September 2019

Meeting Language
Official language of the meeting is English

Badge
All the attendees are asked to wear their badges during the meeting in the entrance of the meeting venue, scientific sessions, lunches, exhibition area and other social programs for security purposes.

Exhibition Area
Exhibition area will be opened from 08:00 to 18:30 every day during the meeting.

Scientific Program
Organization Committee has prepared a rich scientific program for the SCAI Menata Mentor Course (SCAI 2019). In the scientific program live cases, scientific presentations and case discussion sessions will take place.

Organization Secretariat
Organizing Committee has authorized Z Event as the Official agency of the meeting. Please contact Z Event for any inquiries you may have for the meeting, We would kindly ask you to address your requests to Z Event scai2019@zevent.com.tr

Registration and Information Services
The registration and information desks will be located at the reception of congress venue and will be operating between 07.30 and 22.00 hours. Participants who have not previously registered will be able to complete their registration formalities at "On-Site Registration Desks". For further information and terms-conditions please visit registration & accommodation page.

Certificate of Attendance
Certificate of attendance will be provided to all registered attendants.

Badges
Badges will be distributed at the registration desks. Participants without badges will not be admitted to the congress activities.

Speaker's Ready Room
The Speaker Ready Room will be located at the Congress Venue and will be operating during the congress, with its high technology equipments.

Internet Cafe-Information Center
Internet Cafe and Information Center will be available to all participants during the congress between 08:00-18:00.

Transfers
Premium transfer service from and to the Istanbul Airport will be provided for the participants upon request. Please visit registration & accommodation page for price information together with terms and conditions.

Shuttle Service
Daily shuttle service from the congress venue to the hotels shown on the web site and vice versa will be provided for all the participants. Schedule will be announced before the congress.

Driving License
International Driving Licenses are recognized throughout Turkey. Car rental companies ask for a valid driving license. For your requests please contact congress secretariat.

Banks and Currency Exchange
The currency is the Turkish Lira (TL). Foreign currency can be exchanged at the airport or the front desk of your hotel. Local banks are open from 08.30 to 17.00 hours from Monday to Friday. There are also private foreign exchange offices throughout the city that operate between 08.00 to 20.00 hrs.

Credit Cards
All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) are accepted in Turkey by restaurants, hotels, shops and at the Congress Registration Desks.

Climate
In September is the end of autumn in Istanbul. The average high is 20oC and the average low is -15oC. Evenings could be chilly and delegates are therefore recommended not to bring light coats.

Electricity
The current in Turkey is 220 volts 50Hz. Please contact the reception desk for available converters.

Insurance
The meeting organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained or for loss of or damage to property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons) either during the congress meetings and post congress activities. Please obtain proper travel and health insurance prior to your trip.

Tipping
Tipping is not mandatory in Turkey. However, it is customary to add 10% in restaurants if you are satisfied with the service.

Telephones
Pay phones are available at the congress center as well as in the city. Phone cards are widely available in shops.
The international dialing code for Turkey is 90, and the code for Istanbul Europe side is 212 and Istanbul Asian Side is 216
National calls: 0 / city code / telephone number
International calls: 00 / country code / city code / telephone number

Time Zone
Time is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2) in Turkey.

No Smoking
The SCAI 2019 Meeting is a non-smoking event. For the comfort and health of all participants, smoking is strictly prohibited in the building.

Silence / Prayer Room
Available at the convention center

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