The conference opens on Monday, 09 July 2012 and closes on Thursday, 12 July 2012.
Congress Venue and Location
The ISSHP world congress 2012 will be held at the CICG -International Conference Centre Geneva.
International Conference Centre Geneva
17, rue de Varembé
CH-1202 Geneva, Switzerland
How to get there:
From the main railway station “Gare Cornavin”:
- Bus n°5: stop "Vermont"
- Bus n°8: stop "UIT"
- Tramway n°13 and n°15 : Stop "Nations"
From the international airport “Genève Cointrin”:
- Bus n°5: stop "Vermont"
- Bus n°28: stop "Nations "
MCI Suisse S.A. has been selected by ISSHP as the official conference organiser for the 2012 symposium to process registrations, hotel reservations, exhibition and sponsorship.
All correspondence should be sent to:
c/o MCI Suisse S.A.
75, rue de Lyon
1211 Geneva 13
Tel.: +41 22 33 99 584
Fax: +41 22 33 99 631
Congress Documents and Badges
Congress documents should be collected on-site at the registration desk at the CICG. Name badges must be worn visibly all times during the conference and in the exhibition area.
Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be available at the conference.
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The 'ISSHP 2012' (or) '18th ISSHP World Congress - International Society for the study of Hypertension in Pregnancy' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.
The '18th ISSHP World Congress - International Society for the study of Hypertension in Pregnancy' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 24 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME credit system is based on 1 ECMEC per hour with a maximum of 3 ECMECs for half a day and 6 ECMECs for a full-day event.
Gynécologie Suisse assigned 32 credits for specific continuing medical education for the ISSHP 2012 Congress.
Geneva enjoys a worldwide reputation as a conference city; it embodies the creativity of science and technology, a vigorous business sector, and has a special cultural appeal with unmistakable flair and charm. Geneva is an ideal destination with its central location in Europe, served by an excellent transport and communication infrastructure. Draped around the deep blue waters of Lac Léman, Geneva has grown wealthy and influential as the cultural and economic focus of French-speaking Switzerland. As an international city it is home to many global institutions such as the World Health Organization, International Red Cross, United Nations office, etc…
Coming to Geneva
Located in the centre of Europe, Geneva is easily accessible by air and train from all major European cities, and there are low price connections from several of them. The international airport is only 15 minutes from the town centre. Public transportation from Geneva airport to the town centre is provided free of charge (tickets available in the baggage claim area).
Getting around in Geneva
Geneva’s centre is small enough to walk around. For the suburbs you will need to take a tram or bus. Daily passes are provided free of charge to Geneva hotel guests, courtesy of the Geneva Tourist Board.
Italian Pharmaceutical Companies
All applications from Italian pharmaceutical companies (to be processed through the Italian Health Ministry) should be addressed to:
MCI Rome – Mrs Maria Grazia Paolelli
Phone: +39 06 70 49 56 93 - Fax: +39 06 70 96 292
Letter of Invitation
A letter of invitation can be requested online during the registration process once the applicable fees have been paid. Letters of invitation do not imply a commitment from the conference to provide any financial support.
The official conference language is English.
Swiss International Air Lines is proud to be the Official Carrier for the 18th ISSHP World Congress in Geneva and is offering special congress fares to all participants. These fares offer reductions of up to 25% depending on the fare type, route and space availability.
Congress fares are valid on the entire SWISS route network for flights to Switzerland, including flights operated by partner airlines under an LX flight number. These fares are now bookable for the travel period 14 days prior to and 14 days after the event.
To take advantage of this offer, book easily and conveniently through SWISS.COM via the following link: www.swiss.com/event
The event code required to benefit from the special fares will be sent to you upon registration to the congress.
SWISS looks forward to pampering you on board with typical Swiss hospitality.
Registration Desk Opening Hours
Monday, 9 July 2012 14:30 – 18:30
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 07:30 – 18:00
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 08:00 – 18:00
Thursday, 12 July 2012 08:00 – 16:00
It is recommended that participants obtain adequate cover for travel, health and accident insurance before they depart from their countries. ISSHP 2012 and MCI Suisse S.A. as organizers cannot accept responsibility for personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to the delegates and accompanying persons.
The entry formalities for Switzerland vary according to the country of origin. All visitors entering Switzerland must possess a valid passport. Please check the current visa requirements on http://www.bfm.admin.ch/bfm/en/home.html