Online registration teaser
The registration for the 20th EFORT Congress in Lisbon is now open!
The EFORT Congress Lisbon 2019 official online registration platform provides you the possibility to register to the congress but also to book hotel accommodation, request a visa invitation letter as well as any other additional services.
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- The online registration applies for individual registrations only.
- If you attended the EFORT congress last year in Barcelona, you can log into your account with the same credentials as last year. You can easily reset your password by clicking the forgot password function if needed.
- If you did not attend the EFORT Annual Congress Barcelona 2018, please create a new account.
- Should you wish to register a group, starting as of 2 people, please contact directly the EFORT registration team via email: EFORTregistration@mci-group.com.
Registration / Confirmation / Cancellation
The deadline for early bird registration is 28 February 2019, the late registration period end on 02 May 2019.
In case of cancellation of participation and or workshops until 28 February 2019 the registration fee will be refunded deducting a handling fee of 30% of the paid amount. Between 28 February and 4 April 2019, the registration fee will be refunded deducting a handling fee of 50% of the paid amount. After 04 April 2019 there will be no refund whatsoever. Cancellations must be communicated in written form. Name changes incur a handling fee of EUR 39 per registration. In case of no-show or early departure no refund of registration fees will be made. The organisers will only accept request for refunds if they are in writing and handed in latest by 12 June 2019. Should you have any special requests for the processing of your invoice, kindly let us know when submitting your registration form. The re-issuing of an invoice incurs a EUR 39 handling fee. Prices of sub-contractors are based on the current tariffs and VAT rate. All prices and details, beyond our control, are subject to change.
Social Programme/Evening Events
Each programme/event requires a minimum number of participants. If the minimum number is not reached until 14 days prior to the meeting, the programme/event in question will be cancelled and the full pre-payment will be refunded. In the event of cancellation by a participant or non-appearance, no refund will be made. Participants take part in all programmes/events at their own risk.
The hotels have limited capacities. It is recommended that you make your hotel booking as early as possible. If the first-choice hotel / category has already been sold out, MCI Deutschland GmbH reserves the right to arrange accommodation in another hotel / category.
A fee of EUR 20 per person will be charged for changes in hotel reservations. The hotel is liable to pay damages if the reserved room is not made available. To secure adequate overnight capacities, hotel rooms for the congress have had to be contracted a long time in advance. Hotels occasionally publish online or last-minute promotion rates for a limited number of rooms which may vary from the prices contracted for the congress.
Individual booking (1 room)
All nights will be charged upon registration. All further nights as well as extras have to be paid directly at the hotel upon check-out. All changes and cancellations are to be made in writing and addressed exclusively to MCI Deutschland GmbH. In case of partial or total cancellation of the hotel reservation by 14 January 2019, a EUR 20 handling fee per person will be charged. Thereafter and until 11 March 2019, if one hotel night is cancelled, this one hotel night will be charged. In case of partial or total cancellation of two or more hotel nights, 50% of the totally booked hotel nights will be charged. In cases of cancellation or no-show without prior notice after 11 March 2019, the full cost of the accommodation will be charged. In case of no-shows the right to the booked hotel room expires the following day at 9:00 local time.
Small groups booking (2-4 rooms)
All nights will be charged upon registration. All further nights as well as extras have to be paid directly at the hotel upon check-out. All changes and cancellations are to be made in writing and addressed exclusively to MCI Deutschland GmbH.
In case of partial or total cancellation of the reservation at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lisbon - Fontana Park, VIP Executive Diplomatico, VIP Executive Entrecampos, VIP Executive Saldanha, VIP Grand Lisboa, Hotel Vila Galé Ópera, Tivoli Avenida Liberdade, Olaias Park Hotel by 02 January 2019 20% of all cancelled hotel nights will be charged. Thereafter and up to 11 February 2019 45% (for Tivoli Avenida Liberdade 80%) of all cancelled hotel nights will be charged. Thereafter and up to 07 March 2019, 85% of all cancelled hotel nights will be charged. Thereafter and up to 09 May 2019, 95% of all cancelled hotel nights will be charged. In cases of cancellation or no-show without prior notice after 09 May 2019, the full cost of the accommodation will be charged.
In case of partial or total cancellation of the reservation at Hotel Marques de Pombal, Jerónimos 8, Lisbon Marriott Hotel, LUTECIA Smart Design Hotel, Mercure Lisboa Almada, My Story Hotel Augusta, My Story Hotel Ouro, My Story Hotel Rossio, My Story Hotel Tejo, PESTANA Pousada De Lisboa, PortoBay Liberdade by 28 February 2019 20% of all cancelled hotel nights will be charged. Thereafter and up to 28 March 2019 45% of all cancelled hotel nights will be charged. Thereafter and up to 25 April 2019 85% of all cancelled hotel nights will be charged. Thereafter and up to 09 May 2019 95% of all cancelled hotel nights will be charged. In cases of cancellation or no-show without prior notice after 09 May 2019, the full cost of the accommodation will be charged.
In case of no-shows the right to the booked hotel room expires the following day at 9:00 local time.
If a third party takes over the contract from a guest, both parties are liable for payment of the invoices as well as for the rebooking fees. MCI Deutschland GmbH’s liability for damages – not including personal injuries– is limited to three times to the total invoice amount, provided that the damage is not caused deliberately or in a negligent manner.
MCI Deutschland GmbH is acting as an agent for hotel accommodation and social program/ evening events. The scientific program is the organizer’s responsibility. Registration fees are collected by MCI Deutschland GmbH on behalf of the organizer.
These general terms and conditions and all subsequent information are to be considered as the legal basis for all reservations.
Verbal agreements are not binding, unless confirmed in writing. All vouchers/documents will only be distributed upon receipt of full payment. Please pay any balance on time, as indicated on your invoice. There will be no refund or replacement for lost or unused vouchers/ documents. If the badge is lost or forgotten, a replacement badge will be issued at a charge of € 10.-. Should the badge be mislaid a second time, the individual would need to re-register onsite at the published rates.
The participant acknowledges that he/she has no right to lodge damage claims against the organizer should the meeting or parts hereof be hindered or prevented by unexpected political or economic events or generally by force majeure, or should the last-minute cancellation of speakers or other reasons necessitate programme changes.
Act of God / Force Majeure
It is mutually agreed that in the event of total or partial cancellation of the congress due to fire, strike, natural disaster (either threatened or actual), government regulations or incidents not caused by the organizer, which would prevent its scheduled opening or continuance, this agreement may be partially postponed or terminated as a whole. In this case, participants are not entitled to reclaim refunds on no account. Participants are obliged to have a civil liability insurance.
In the case of cancellation, a timely shift or changes in the duration of the event, the registration remains its validity. However, in this case a cancellation is possible with prior written consent of the organizer. Where justified, 25% of the invoice amount will be due as a general measure of compensation for costs occurred, payable by the applicant to the organizer.
The proof of the non-occurrence of a loss damage or lower losses occurred, expressly remains within the responsibility of the applicant.
By completing the registration form, the participant agrees that his/her data may be used, processed and published (e.g. within the list of participants) for organizational purposes of this and other meetings. The collection, processing and use of these data is carried out in compliance with the protection of data privacy, and under the supervision of our data-protection representative. Exclusive Court of Jurisdiction is in Berlin, Germany, the headquarter of MCI Deutschland GmbH.
The Creditor Identifier of MCI Deutschland GmbH is: DE60ZZZ00001064434.
REGISTRATION DESK OPENING HOURS
- Tuesday 04 June > 14h00 – 18h00
- Wednesday 05 June > 07h00 – 18h00
- Thursday 06 June > 07h00 – 18h00
- Friday 07 June > 07h00 – 18h00
- The EFORT Congress is only accessible to certified healthcare professionals, associated press, industry representatives and other stakeholders in the science, management and prevention of orthopaedics, traumatology and musculoskeletal health. By registering, you confirm your participation as a delegate from one of the categories and that you will not knowingly allow access to the congress to anyone outside this community, including children.
- For our EFORT Annual Congress there is only ONE official way to register: our online registration platform.
- Please note that any other agencies and/or Websites offering registration and/or housing services are not approved by EFORT and could potentially be fraudulent.
More information on fraudulent Websites.