General Information

Dear Congress Participant,

It is a pleasure for us to welcome you to the 21st Congress of the European Association of Dental Public Health as a participant.
With this letter we kindly inform you about some important details concerning to the Congress:

The Event

Name: 21st Congress of the European Association of Dental Public Health
Congress dates: 29th September – 1st October, 2016 
Location: Budapest, Hungary, Danubius Health Spa Resort Hotel Margitsziget
Congress website: www.eadph2016.org

Congress venue

Danubius Health Spa Resort Hotel Margitsziget
Address: 1007 Budapest, Margitsziget 
Web: www.danubiushotels.com

Arriving to Budapest

By taxi: After arrival to Budapest at Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Budapest, you should take official airport taxis. For any taxi ride within Budapest, it is strongly recommended to use officially authorized taxis: Estimated taxi fare: 35-40 EUR (one way).

By shuttle minibus: At the airport, you may also take the minibus. The fixed price for the Airport Minibus Service is about 25 EUR (return ticket is 32 EUR), which will take you to any destination in Budapest and also pick you up at your hotel for your return flight.

Public transportation: Public transportation between the airport and the hotels/congress venue is less expensive (3 Euro for a one-way trip) but also less convenient, with at least 3-4 transfers.

Registration

The registration desk is to be found on the ground level of the Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget Budapest.

Registration desk opening hours:

Thursday, 29th September, 2016:
09.00 - 19.30

Friday, 30th September, 2016:
08.00 - 18.30

Saturday, 01st October, 2016:
08.30 - 13.30 

All Congress materials will be available at the registration desk at the congress venue during the conference.

Registration fee for participants includes: name badge, congress bag, access to all scientific programs of Congress, program and abstract book, welcome reception on Thursday evening, lunch on Thursday and Friday, Banquet dinner on Friday, coffee and soft drink tickets.

Registration fee for accompanying persons includes: welcome reception on Thursday evening, Banquet dinner on Friday, English speaking guided sight-seeing tour on Friday.

Lectures, abstracts, posters

Technical Information for Posters: Maximum height of the poster: 120 cm. Maximum width of the poster: 90 cm. ISO 216 size A0 in a Portrait format. The text, illustrations etc. should be large enough to be read from a distance of two meters (six feet). People who received an EADPH travel grant should acknowledge this on their poster. 

Further details: Posters should be a single sheet made from paper, thin cardboard, fabric or other suitable material. Heavy poster materials may be difficult to keep in position on the poster boards. Please use the reference number of your abstract / poster in the upper left corner of your poster. It is also recommended that you place a small photograph of the presenting author in the upper right corner of your poster. 

Poster Mounting: Material for mounting will be available in the poster area. Poster presenters are advised to provide handouts for interested delegates, A4 copies of posters have previously been popular. There is sufficient time and room for all posters to be displayed during the conference. The mounting time is on Thursday, 29th September 2016 before 12.00 hours. Posters can be removed on Saturday, 1st October after 12:00 hours. 

Poster Viewing / Discussions: There will be two poster sessions on Friday from 14:00 until 17:00. For each presentation 5 minutes maximum for an oral presentation of the main results and a few minutes for discussion. Please bring only 2 or 3 Microsoft PowerPoint slides on a USB flash drive or CD; on one slide present the main aims and materials/methods and on the second slide the results and conclusions. Please DO NOT copy your poster onto the slides because no one will be able to read the text in the parallel sessions. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO MAKE THE SIZE OF LETTERS AND NUMBERS LARGE ENOUGH TO READ. 

Name Badges

All registered delegates and accompanying persons are required to wear a congress name badge when attending sessions and social events. Admission tickets for the additional programs, social events are handed over at the registration desk.

Catering

Coffee Breaks: Refreshments and coffee will be served in the ‘Jázmin-room’ during breaks. Tickets are handed over at the registration.
Lunch: Lunch will be served in the restaurant of the hotel during lunch breaks. Tickets are handed over at the registration.

Certification of Attendance

The Certificate of Attendance will be available at the registration desk on the last day of the Meeting.

Insurance

The organizers do not accept any responsibility for injuries/damages or losses sustained by persons or personal belongings during the congress. Participants are strongly advised to carry appropriate travelling and health insurance.

Wifi

Free Wi-Fi access will be available by the congress center.

Car parking

There is a closed parking area on Margitsziget, with limited capacity. The parking fee is to be paid individually. Please choose by arrival (you are allowed to come to Margitsziget ONLY from Árpád-híd direction, while it is a restricted territory, property) the HOTEL button for providing discounted rates for car parking.

Budapest, the destination

With its population of over 2 million, Budapest is the capital of Hungary. The twin cities of Buda and Pest, divided by the Danube, contain homogenous parts of different building periods such as vestiges of the Roman occupation, the prestigious Castle District preserved in Romanesque and Gothic style, the rigour of the Habsburg Citadel, the eclecticism of the turn-of-the-century buildings boasting the richness of the new citizens.

Congress venue

Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget**** Superior
Budapest-Margitsziget , 1007 Budapest, Hungary
www.danubiushotels.com

"The spa island of Budapest" 

The property is located just 10 minutes from the city centre, in the middle of a romantic park on Margaret Island, and surrounded by ancient trees and historical ruins. The hotel and spa with fantastic pools, and thermal baths filled with the natural, mineral-rich, healing waters of Budapest. It has excellent cuisine, delicious healthy menus and top-class conference facilities. It is everything you need to keep fit: jogging path, tennis courts, rowing boats, bicycles and lidos all on the island. 

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Scientific committee

Jacques Vanobbergen (Chair)
Georgios Tsakos
Colwyn Jones
Judit Szőke
Huda Yusuf
Andreas Schulte
Magnus Hakeberg



Annerose Borutta
Cynthia Pine
Dominique De Clerck
Kenneth  Eaton
Paula Vassallo
David Williams 

Abstract Review Committee

Colwyn Jones (Chair)
Ivor Chestnutt
Jacques Vanobbergen
Huda Yusuf
Georgios Tsakos
Judit Szőke
Andreas Schulte
Kenneth  Eaton
​Roxana Oancea

Visa

GETTING IN: Citizens of EU- and EEA-member states may travel to Hungary without a visa. Family members of citizens of EEA Member States may also travel to Hungary without a visa if they received a residence card issued for family members of EEA citizens or a residence permit issued by any Schengen Member State. For detailed information in English, please visit www.mfa.gov.hu.

WITH PERSONAL ID CARD: Citizens of the following countries may enter the territory of Hungary with a personal identification card for a stay of maximum 90 days, provided the purpose of their visit is not to take up work or to conduct business-related activities: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

WITH PASSPORT: Citizens of the following states may also travel to Hungary without a visa:Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Denmark, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (applies only to holders of a passport of the special administrative territory of Hong Kong), Iceland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Macao (applies only to holders of a passport of the special administrative territory of Macao), Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Salvador, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela


Insurance

The organizers do not accept any responsibility for injuries/damages or losses sustained by persons or personal belongings during the conference. Participants are strongly advised to carry appropriate travelling and health insurance


Name Badges

All registered delegates and accompanying persons are required to wear a conference name badge when attending sessions and social events.


Official Language

The official language of the Congress is English. No translation will be provided.  


Coffee Breaks

Refreshments and coffee will be served in the Trade Exhibition Area during breaks.


Certification of Attendance

The Certificate of Attendance will be available at the registration desk on the last day of the Conference