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Scientific Program

Scientific Program

Browse the Scientific Online Program of the 21st ESSM Congress.


About Ljubljana

Ljubljana was the venue for the ESSM Congress 2019 – find out more

Congress Registration

Online Registration is closed. Please register on site.

Opening times of the ESSM registration counter


Our counter staff will be happy to assist you.

Overview Registration Fees

Reduced Registration fee by 12 Dec 2018 Registration fee from  13 Dec 2018
ESSM Members, Physicians (MD) EUR 500 EUR 600
Non-Members, Physicians (MD) EUR 600 EUR 700
ESSM Members with reduced fee* EUR 200 EUR 250
Non-Members with reduced fee* EUR 250 EUR 300
Medical Students** EUR 50 EUR 75

* Nurses, Residents in Training, Scientists (PhD), Psychologists, Therapists, Students. An official letter of the chairman of the department or the employer is necessary. Self-employed are asked to fill in a declaration on letter head paper.
** A letter of the chairman of the Department and a valid student ID are necessary, CPO reserves the right to check the status with the ESSM.

The registration fee of the main congress includes

  • Admission to all scientific sessions and workshops
  • Admission to poster and technical exhibition
  • Admission to the ESSM opening ceremony and networking reception on 14 February 2019
  • Conference materials, such as delegate bag, final program
  • Morning and afternoon coffee breaks from Thursday to Saturday

Visa Requirements

Please have a look at the VISA Requirements for Slovenia

If you have any questions regarding VISA please get in touch with

Registrations received after 10 February 2019 will be processed as on-site registrations.

Delegates invited by companies will receive their registration directly from the sponsoring company.


Upon receipt of the registration and the corresponding payment, the congress office will send a confirmation form to the participant which also serves as an invoice. Please show this confirmation of participation at the registration counter when picking up your congress material. (No need to print it out, heaving it ready on your smartphone or tablet will suffice).


When registering for the ESSM congress 2019, please arrange for payment of registration fee to be paid in advance at the time of registration. Any bank charges are to be borne by the party liable for payment.

All payments must be made in EUR. You may choose between two modes of payment: credit card or bank transfer. We strongly recommend credit card payment as charges for bank transfers may apply twice, once in the country of origin, and a second time in the target country.

Payment by bank transfer

In case of bank transfer by your organization please make sure that your name is forwarded together with the money. If your organization uses a block transfer for several participants it is necessary to include all relevant names.   

Bank transfer to the congress bank account:

Hanser & Co GmbH w/ ESSM 2019 ZB
DB Privat- und Firmenkundenbank AG
IBAN: DE65 1007 0024 0108 9697 30

Payment by Credit Card

You need to authorise CPO HANSER SERVICE to charge your credit card. We accept the following credit cards: AMEX, Mastercard, VISA.

Cancellation of Participation

Notice of cancellation should be sent in writing only to the Congress Office CPO HANSER SERVICE. In case of cancellation prior to 12 December 2018 the payment will be refunded minus a handling charge of EUR 100. No refund will be made after this deadline.

For more information, please read the General Conditions.

Letter of Invitation

The congress organiser will be pleased to send a formal letter of invitation to registered delegates requesting an invitation letter for visa purposes. It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply a commitment from the congress to provide any financial support. Letters of invitation may be requested from the congress office not later than 15 January 2019. The letters will be sent by email or upon request by postal mail. In case an express delivery is needed, the delegate shall order a courier at his / her own expense.

Please email for your official letter of invitation.