Congress Information

Congress Dates

13-15 December 2019


Congress Venue

Megaron Athens International Conference Venue

Vas. Sophias & Kokkali Street, 115 21 Athens

Closest Metro Station: Megaro Moussikis

Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (MAICC), offers the finest facilities, stunning aesthetics and cutting-edge technology. A landmark in the centre of Athens, MAICC has a total offering of 143,000 square metres and a choice of 18 meeting spaces,combined with an expansive exhibition andfoyer areas totalling 12,000 square metres.The Centre’s total capacity is 6,000 Delegates,with the largest meeting room accommodating close to 2,000 people. Relay systems in the main auditoria allow for the transmission oflive sessions from one hall to another. Wireless Internet is available throughout the Centre.

Amongst the main auditoria are the Christos Lambrakis Hall (Friends of Music) (1,960 theatre style), the Alexandra Trianti Hall (1,500 theatre style), the Banqueting Hall, which is circular (650 theatre style), the Dimitris Mitropoulos Hall (450 theatre style) and the Nikos Skalkotas Hall (380 theatre style). These are complimented by a wide range of break-out rooms with capacities ranging from 25 to 180, depending on set-up style.

Banqueting space facilities are many and varied throughout the building. Major luxury hotels are in close proximity, many within walking distance, and the Centre is near major museums as well as fine shopping and dining areas.

The new Athens Metro has a station next to the Centre and it is a mere 35 minutes on a direct line to the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. This is complemented by car parking for 750 and a plethora of taxis, trams and buses directly outside the Centre.


Meeting Rooms
Main Congress Hall: A. Trianti
Parallel Congress Halls: N. Skalkotas, MC2, MC3, MC3.4
Exhibition & Poster Area: N. Skalkotas Foyer


Official Language

The official language of the Congress is Greek. No interpretation will be provided at sessions conducted in English. 


Congress Badge

Access to the congress rooms requires the demonstration of the accreditation card (badge). Badges will bear a barcode, which will be scanned upon entrance and exit from the congress halls, counting the time each participant spends in the scientific sessions.


Certificates of Attendance 

Certificates of attendance will be given to all registered participants at the end of the Congress, based on the duration of their attendance.

Special certificates will be given to all registered participants of the Clinical Workshops and LLL courses.


Proceedings of the Congress

The proceedings will be published in two journals, the Hellenic Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Clinical Nutrition ESPEN (GrESPEN Section).



A prerequisite for attending the Clinical Workshops is registration at the main Congress. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. A Certificate of Attendance will be given at the end of the Workshops.


LLL Courses
Due to limited availability, requests will be handled on a first come first served basis. At the completion of LLL Courses a Certificate of Attendance will be provided


Smoking Policy
Smoking is not allowed at the venue; the meeting is a non-smoking event.


Mobile Phones
Delegates are requested to have their mobile phones switched off or on silent mode, within the congress rooms, throughout the scientific sessions.


Liability & Insurance
The Organizers accept no liability for any personal injury, loss or damage of property or additional expenses incurred to Congress participants, either during the Congress or as result of delays, strikes, or any other circumstances. Participants are requested to make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Important Dates

Congress Dates: 13-15.12.2019 

Abstract Submission: 30.09.2019 

Organized by

210 36 68 895, 852, 842
210 36 43 511
[email protected]


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