Participants will be handed their name badges at the registration desk. Due to tight security regulations all participants and accompanying persons must wear their badges throughout the Congress.
Participants with white badges, including a barcode, will be admitted to the sessions. Accompanying persons (badges in a different colour) may attend the Opening Ceremony and social events but will not be allowed to attend sessions. Please note that your badge will be scanned at the entrance and exit of each session. This information will only be used for accreditation and evaluation purposes.
The coffee breaks during the sessions will be between 10:00 and 11:00 in the morning and between 15:00 and 16:00 in the afternoon. Between the sessions there will be a lunch break from 12:00 to 14:00.
Informal dress is acceptable for all sessions but business attire is recommended for the Opening Ceremony.
Filming, recording and photography production policy
Copyright of the FIP Congress is owned by FIP – the International Pharmaceutical Federation. FIP reserves the rights to all recordings, reproductions or presentations at this Congress. As a result, any photography, filming, taping, recording or reproduction in any medium of any of the programmes, exhibits and/or posters presented at the FIP Congress without the express written consent of FIP is strictly forbidden.
FIP reserves the right to prohibit any photography, filming or, recording at its own discretion.
Liability / disclaimer
It is strongly recommended that participants obtain adequate cover for travel, health and accident insurance before they depart from their countries. The FIP Organising Committee, the German Host Committee, FIP Headquarters and MCI Amsterdam claim no liability for the act of any supplier to this congress, nor liability for: personal injury, the safety of any attendee while in transit to or from this event, for any loss or damage, for delays in transport by air, sea, rail, road, weather, in case of strikes, sickness, war or other causes.
The Congress Media Room will offer a number of services, strictly limited for official press representatives and professional journalists. Press accreditation and Press registration are required to have access to the Congress Media Room. For more information, contact FIP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that all FIP Congresses are tobacco-free: Smoking is NOT allowed anywhere, not in the session rooms, not in the exhibition area, not in the poster sessions and not in the registration area.
The invitation letter from the organisers which can be requested during the online registration process can be used to apply for a visa to Germany, if needed. Information on countries requiring a visa to Germany can be found here. All delegates requiring visas for Germany should contact their nearest German embassy or consulate in good time, allowing at least 8 weeks for your visa to process. All delegates, regardless of needing a visa or not, must hold a passport, valid for at least six months after your time of departure from Germany. Ensure also that you have transit visas in order should it be necessary.