General Information


Hotel Meliá Castilla *****
Calle del Poeta Joan Maragall, 43 – 28028 Madrid – Tel: (34) 91 5675000 – Fax: (34) 91 5675051

Registration and Accommodation

As the official organizer of ECC Conference 2018, Kenes Group is pleased to welcome you to Madrid, Spain and to offer special reduced rates at the Headquarter hotel of the Conference. The Conference venue hotel has been reserved for ECC 2018. It is recommended that accommodation is booked upon registering for ECC 2018 in order to secure your required arrangements as hotel reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis..

Personal Insurance

The meeting organisers cannot accept liability for personal injuries, or for loss or damage of property belonging to meeting participants, either during, or as a result of the meeting. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

Visa requirements

Some participants may require a visa to travel to Spain. Participants are requested to check at the Spanish consulate or diplomatic mission in their home country. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a Visa as it involves personal private data. The organizers will provided all available information but will have no commitment to provide any financial support.

Please note that the average time for obtaining a visa can be from two to three months from the date of application. The cost of visas varies depending on the intended length of stay, etc.

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Visa Invitation Letters

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be sent to participants by the Secretariat. Should you require an invitation please contact us.‹

It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or Meeting Organizer to provide any financial assistance. If you require an original letter, it is recommended that you send your request 3 months in advance to account for delivery by post and administrative time.

Sponsorship & Exhibition

The Congress offers an opportunity for sponsorship and participation in a commercial exhibition. All requests for bookings are allocated on a first come, first served basis. In order to reserve your sponsorship/exhibition booth, please contact Paula Saurez:


The climate of Madrid is continental Mediterranean.  The month of June usually has a sunny good weather with occasional cloudy days. The temperature ranges from 71ºF/22ºC of average maximum to 57ºF/14ºC of average minimum.

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Congress Secretariat

Tel: +34 913 612 600 – Fax: +34 913 559 208