Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium ( PICS – AICS 2020)
Swissotel The Bosphorus , Istanbul, Turkey
25 – 28 March 2020
The official language of the Congress is English.
All the attendees are asked to wear their badges during the meeting in the entrance of the meeting venue, scientific sessions, lunches, exhibition area and other social programs for security purposes.
Exhibition area will be opened from 08:00 to 18:30 every day during the meeting.
Organization Committee has prepared a rich scientific program for the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium. There will be live cases, scientific presentations, and case/complication discussions in the scientific program.
Organizing Committee has authorized Z Event as the Official agency of the meeting. Please contact Z Event for any inquiries you may have for the meeting, we would kindly ask you to address your requests to Z Event [email protected]
Registration and Information Services
The registration and information desks will be located at the reception of congress venue and will be operating between 07.30 and 22.00 hours. Participants who have not previously registered will be able to complete their registration formalities at "On-Site Registration Desks". For further information and terms-conditions please visit registration & accommodation page.
Certificate of Attendance
Certificate of attendance will be provided to all registered attendants.
Badges will be distributed at the registration desks. Participants without badges will not be admitted to the congress activities.
Speaker's Ready Room
The Speaker Ready Room will be located at the Congress Venue and will be operating during the congress, with its high technology equipments.
Internet Cafe-Information Center
Internet Cafe and Information Center will be available to all participants during the congress between 08:00-18:00.
Premium transfer service from and to the İstanbul Airports will be provided for the participants upon request. Please visit registration & accommodation page for price information together with terms and conditions.
Shuttle Service Daily shuttle service from the congress venue to the hotels shown on the web site and vice versa will be provided for all the participants. Schedule will be announced before the congress.
International Driving Licenses are recognized throughout Turkey. Car rental companies ask for a valid driving license. For your requests please contact congress secretariat.
Banks and Currency Exchange
The currency is the Turkish Lira (TL). Foreign currency can be exchanged at the airport or the front desk of your hotel. Local banks are open from 08.30 to 17.00 hours from Monday to Friday. There are also private foreign exchange offices throughout the city that operate between 08.00 to 20.00 hrs.
All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) are accepted in Turkey by restaurants, hotels, shops and at the Congress Registration Desks.
March is the end of spring in Istanbul. The average high is 20 oC and the average low is 10 oC. Evenings could be chilly and delegates are therefore recommended not to bring light coats.
In Turkey the standard voltage is 220 Volts and the frequency is 50 Hz. Please contact the reception desk for available converters.
The meeting organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained or for loss of or damage to property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons) either during the congress meetings and post congress activities. Please obtain proper travel and health insurance prior to your trip.
Tipping is not mandatory in Turkey. However, it is customary to add 10% in restaurants if you are satisfied with the service.
Pay phones are available at the congress center as well as in the city. Phone cards are widely available in shops.
The international dialing code for Turkey is 90, and the code for Istanbul Europe side is 212 and Istanbul Asian Side is 216
National calls: 0 / city code / telephone number
International calls: 00 / country code / city code / telephone number
Time is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2) in Turkey.
Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium is a non-smoking event. For the comfort and health of all participants, smoking is strictly prohibited in the building.
Silence / Prayer Room
Available at the convention center