All submitted abstracts will be published on a USB flash drive sponsored by Shire Deutschland GmbH. You are welcome to collect yours at the Shire Deutschland GmbH booth (booth number 07) in the industry exhibition.

Certificate of attendance

Your certificate of attendance will be sent to you by e-mail after the congress.

Congress app

Android  and IOS users will  be able download the innovative GTH app in January 2019.

Helpful phone numbers

Taxis +49 30 202020 or +49 30 261026
Police 110
Fire service/ambulance 112

Internet access

Thanks to Swedish Orphan Biovitrum GmbH, free wireless internet will be available at the event venue. A password is required and will be shared on-site.


The official congress language is English. Selected sessions will be held in German. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

Mobile phone policy

Mobile phones must be on silent mode while attending sessions.

Multimedia policy

Audio, photo and video recording by any device (e.g. cameras, laptops, PDAs, mobile phones, watches) is strictly prohibited during all oral and poster sessions, unless prior permission has been obtained from the congress organiser.

Name badge

The name badge is the official ticket and should be worn at all times to access meeting rooms and exhibition halls. In case of lost or forgotten badges, an administration fee of €30 will be charged.

Poster presentation

There will be poster tours led by moderators during the congress, in which posters of all topics will be discussed.

Public transport ticket

A ticket for public transport (Tuesday, 26 February–Saturday, 2 March 2019) is included in the registration fee when purchasing the registration for the full congress. It can already be used on the day of arrival.


Smoking inside the congress venue is prohibited by law.