General Information

Disclaimer:
During the 37th Annual EAU Congress, the “Exhibition Booths” and “Industry Sessions” related to “prescription-only medicines” are only accessible to certified healthcare professionals, qualified to prescribe medicines and pharmacists. Based on information provided by the registering party, the EAU will indicate on the congress badges if the bearer has accreditation to access the “Exhibition Booths” and “Industry Sessions” related to prescription-only medicines. The accredited delegates will have the letter “P” on their badges. It is the responsibility of the registering party to provide correct information and the EAU holds no responsibility with regards to the information provided. This measure is in accordance with the national and international pharmaceutical guidelines.


About the EAUN22 Meeting
The 22nd International EAUN Meeting will be held in Amsterdam on 2-4 July 2022, in conjunction with EAU22. This unique three-day meeting provides the ultimate opportunity to interact with leading urology nursing and medical professionals and to find inspiration for advanced nursing practice to take forward in your own work environment. The scientific programme will bring together the latest developments in research as well as best practice and current clinical guidelines, through interactive sessions and (state-of-the-art) lectures, providing an opportunity to discuss and share your important clinical experiences and practice.

All EAUN sessions, the EAUN booth and the EAUN exhibition can be found in the Yellow Area.

In accordance with current local health regulations, access to the congress venue will only be granted upon presentation of the EU-wide Digital Corona Certificate (DCC) indicating vaccination, recovery or a recent PCR test. Find the most up-to-date information on this page.


About Amsterdam
Information on Amsterdam will be available at the Amsterdam Information Desk (Blue Area) staffed by the Amsterdam Convention Bureau. They can assist participants with all questions related to the city.


Abstracts: Posters
The submission for abstracts for the EAUN22 closed on 1 December (23:59:59). Accepted abstracts will be presented during poster sessions in Amsterdam. The abstract bodies of accepted abstracts will be published “open access” in the EAUN22 Resource centre and in the meeting app prior to the meeting.

Presented abstracts will be published in the International Journal of Urological Nursing if the author uploads the abstract in the Wiley author portal. Presenters will receive a notification when the upload is available.

More information about the poster abstracts can be found here.


Access to Session Rooms
Only meeting delegates with a valid badge have access to session rooms. Seating is regulated on a first-come, first served basis. We recommend delegates to go to session rooms well in advance.

Due to safety regulations, doors will be closed when all seats are taken. It is not allowed to stand in the aisles of the rooms. It is not yet known if special seating requirements will be necessary.


Accreditation
More information about accreditation can be found here.


Address of the Congress Venue
RAI Amsterdam – Entrance K
Europaplein 24
1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Google maps

Note: The main entrance for EAUN22 is the K entrance


App
For EAUN22, the event app is the easiest way to navigate the meeting. From 1 June 2022, the EAUN22 event will be available within EAU’s Association App.

In the app, you can browse the EAUN22 scientific programme and create your personal programme using the planner. Find session rooms and exhibitor booths by scrolling through the floor plans. Via the personal congress bag icon, you can save relevant links to digitally retrieve or review after the meeting. Offline use of the App is possible.

Download the EAU Association App for free in the Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS).

App Help Desk
If you have any questions about the EAU’s Association App, the EAUN22 event app, other event apps and its many features, you can ask for support at the App Help Desk. You can find the help desk at the EAU Information desk in the main entrance of the congress (entrance K, Orange Area).


Baby Care Lounge
If you are attending EAU22 and you need to use a breast pump, RAI Congress Centre offers a “Baby Care Lounge”.  It is located in the Purple Area on level -1. The Baby Care Lounge has comfortable seats, a refrigerator and a sink with hot and cold running water. The Baby Care Lounge can only be accessed with a key and can be locked from the inside. The key can be collected at the RAI Reception Desk, on the ground floor of the Elicium (Entrance D, Purple Area) and is to be returned after use.

See also “Guests & Children


Badge classification


Badge Tracking System
Meeting delegates have a barcode on their badge which enables them to leave their contact details with exhibitors in a quick and easy way. The barcode will also be scanned at the entrance of the session rooms to gather accreditation and statistical information. EAUN bears no responsibility for data scanned by third-parties.


Business Centre
There is a business centre in the Purple Area at level -1. They offer various services such as printing, copying, scanning, laminating, document binding and graphic design. Additionally office & IT products are sold (eg chargers, cables, adapters etc).


Certificate of Attendance
As of the Wednesday 6 July, you can download your certificate of attendance via your MyEAU account. Log in and you will see the main menu on the left side of your screen. Click on “Events” and select “Certificates” from the drop-down menu. Before obtaining your certificate, you will be requested to complete the evaluation questionnaire.

On the certificate you will find the total number of CNE credits appointed to the event. You should claim only those hours of credit that you actually spent in the educational activity. An overview of the viewed sessions can be found in MyEAU under “Events – Attended Meetings”.

For questions please contact the Registration Department.


Charge and Connect Area
Special “Charge & Connect Areas” with sitting areas, free internet, work stations and power outlets are available in the Exhibition Hall (Blue Area, booths A70 & E72).


Cloakroom and Luggage
There is a cloakroom available during congress hours in main entrance (Entrance K, Orange Area, level -1). Please collect all personal items at the end of each day.


Congress Bag
Registered participants can collect a congress bag in the Registration Area (Blue Area).


Congress Newsletter: European Urology Today Congress Edition
A special Congress edition of European Urology Today will be distributed at various locations in the congress venue. The newsletter features interviews with key speakers and background information on sessions and all other relevant subjects. The newsletter will also be available online.


Currency
The currency in The Netherlands is the Euro (€). An ATM can be found at the main entrance of the meeting (Entrance K, Orange Area).


Disclosure Request
At the beginning of their presentation(s) speakers are requested to disclose to the audience any links with the industry related to the topic of their lecture. A link can be: being a member of the advisory board or having a consulting agreement with a specific company.


EAU Booth
The EAU Booth in the Exhibition Hall (Blue Area, booth D60) consists of the following corners: EAU Membership, EBU, EU-ACME/CNE, Patient Information lounge, Young Urologists, Young Academic Urologists, ESRU (Residents), European Urological Scholarship Programme, EAU23 Milan, ERN eUROGEN and the EAU Historical Exhibition. There is also information on European Urology and on other EAU publications.

The EAU(N) Membership Corner provides information on membership status and membership benefits. Non-members are welcome to visit the EAU Booth for further information and to apply for EAUN Membership.


EAUN Booth
Information on EAUN activities (fellowships, courses, guidelines) and EAUN membership can be obtained at the EAUN Booth (Yellow Area). To become an EAUN member or to pay membership dues please proceed to the EAU Booth in the Blue Area (booth D60).


EAUN Congress Office
More information about the Congress office can be found here.


EAU Education Office – European School of Urology (ESU)
The European School of Urology (ESU), working with European faculties, will provide high quality international educational courses in urology during EAU22. All ESU courses require a separate registration. For more information see ESU Courses here.

The ESU, together with the EAUN, will also provide 2 educational courses in urology nursing during EAUN22. These two EAUN-ESU courses are free to attend and no separate registration is needed.

EAUN-ESU course 1: Incontinence in children – Urodynamics in children
Sunday, 12:30-14:30 hrs, Yellow Area, Room E102

EAUN-ESU course 2: Diagnostics and different treatment options of Renal Cell Carcinoma, counselling of the patient during treatment
Monday, 10:30-12:30 hrs, Yellow Area, Room E102


EAU Exhibition
An extensive technical exhibition will be held during EAU22 and is open to technical equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and scientific publishers. This exhibition is one of the premier events worldwide for showcasing new and established products as well as cutting-edge medical technology. High-profile companies, as well as small innovative businesses, join the exhibition – offering insights and opening the doors onto the world of modern urology.

Exhibition Hours

Friday 12:00-18:00
Saturday 10:00-18:15
Sunday 10:00-18:00
Monday 10:00-16:00

EAUN exhibition
The EAUN exhibition takes place in the EAUN Booth Area in the Yellow Area. Companies will be present to show their products and inform the delegates of new developments in the urology nursing field.

Exhibition Hours

Saturday 08:30-17:00
Sunday 08:30-17:00
Monday 08:30-14:00

Electricity
The Netherlands, like most other European countries, has 230-volt AC, 50Hz current and uses two-pin continental plugs. Visitors from Switzerland, the UK and Ireland will need a plug adaptor for electric appliances, while those from North America need a power converter to use 110/125V appliances.


Emergency Information and First Aid
There are several First Aid units in the congress venue. The units are indicated on the directional signs with the first aid symbol .

In case of emergencies inside the congress venue, contact a security guard or call the following number: +31 20 549 1234

Outside of the RAI congress venue, please call the general emergency number:

  • Ambulance (ambulance) and health emergencies:  112
  • Fire brigade (brandweer): 112
  • National Dutch police (landelijke politie): 112

Food & Beverage
Catering points are available in all congress areas (Orange, Green, Blue, Yellow, Purple and Grey Area). Please note that these catering points do not accept cash. Credit and debit cards only.


Guests & Children
In compliance with the Pharma Codes, the EAU is not allowed to register guests (including children) and they can therefore not attend the meeting. The EAU office cannot offer any children’s daycare facilities either. If parents decide to leave their children in a part of the venue that is accessible without a badge, the EAU will bear no responsibility in case of incidents.

See also “Baby Care Lounge


Historical Exhibition
The EAU History Office is presenting an historical exhibit on “The History of Urology in The Netherlands” (Exhibition Hall,  Blue Area, booth D60).


Hotel Accommodation
The company K.I.T. Group has been contracted to handle the hotel accommodation for congress participants. Their staff will be available at the Hotel Desk in the Registration Area (Blue Area).
More information here.


Insurance
The organisers do not accept liability for any personal damage. Participants are advised to arrange their own personal insurance.


Language
The meeting sessions will be conducted in English. No translation will be provided.


Lost and Found
For assistance, report any lost or found items to the EAU Information Desk at the main entrance (Entrance K, Orange Area).


Media Policy
Registered press representatives may attend all scientific sessions. Photographing during sessions is allowed for personal and non-commercial use only, i.e. photos cannot be published or reproduced in any way. Outside of the scientific sessions, you need written permission by the EAU for photography, filming and interviews at any location within the congress venue. Video recording of the congress or during the sessions is subject to authorisation by the EAU Press Office. A written request must be submitted prior to the congress via press@uroweb.org or can be submitted on-site at the EAU Press Centre (Orange Area). Requests will be approved on a case-by-case basis. Film crews can book a time slot (max 2 per day per publication) to film in one of the filming areas onsite via the hostess in the EAU Press Centre. Film crews will receive a special filming press badge, available at the EAU Press Centre.

More press info can be found here.

More information about the media policy here.


Mobile Phones
Sound and camera flash of mobile phones and tablets must be switched off during sessions.


Networking
With other delegates
You can use the EAU Association App (see “App”) to get in touch with other delegates or meeting participants. First install the EAUN22 Event when it becomes available. The networking feature is off by default, you can turn it on by logging in to the app with your MyEAU credentials through the “My Profile” menu in the top right corner.

For more information on the networking opportunities go to “Networking” under “App Help”, which you will find under “More” in the app menu.


Opening Ceremony and Awards
Participants and exhibitors attending the EAU and EAUN congress are invited to the official Opening Ceremony on Friday at 18.00-19.30 in eURO Auditorium 1 (Orange Area). During the Opening Ceremony the new Honorary EAU Members will be announced and EAU Awards will be handed out. The Opening Ceremony will be followed by a Networking Reception in the Orange Area until 20:30 hrs.

The EAUN Awards will be handed out in EAUN Plenary Session 1, Saturday, 09:00 hrs and the EAUN Award Session, Monday, 13:45 hrs., both in Room E102.

More info about the EAUN awards can be found here.
More info about the EAU awards can be found here.


Opening Hours
Find the overview of the meeting opening hours here.


Patient Information
EAU22 features a special programme for urology patients representatives, the EAU Patient Day. Find out more >


Personal Planner
Do not miss anything during this year’s meeting, use the EAUN Personal Planner!

  • It is fully integrated with the scientific programme of the meeting
  • You can select your priority sessions and export them to your Outlook, Google Calendar or print them out.

Visit the scientific programme overview for more information.

Kindly note that the planner on the website and the planner in the App do not exchange information. You can use either one for your planning.


Photography & Filming
The EAU will be taking photos and/or screenshots, will be recording the sessions and doing some filming between sessions. In case of any questions, please let us know by sending an e-mail to: press@uroweb.org


Prayer Room
There is a prayer room in the Purple Area at level -1, which is open during congress hours.


Presentation Training Centre
Mrs. Vivienne Parry (GB) will give Individual & Group Presentation Skills Training Sessions to help improve presentation and delivery skills. The one-on-one half hour sessions and 45 minute group sessions (max. 15 persons) are free of charge and available to all speakers.

Appointments for this very popular training session should be made by sending an email to Ms. Nina Bogaert with your preferred timing or by signing up at the Speaker Service Centre (Orange Area).


Press Centre
Journalists and medical/science writers can obtain a free registration to the meeting. Registered press members are welcome to use the facilities at the EAU Press Centre (Orange Area) where they will also obtain a special press pack. Internet access, printer and photocopy facilities are provided.
More information>


Registration Area
All registration and service desks are located in the Blue Area.

Opening hours

Thursday 30 June 08:00-20:00
Friday 1 July 07:00-20:00
Saturday 2 July 06:45-19:30
Sunday 3 July 07:00-19:15
Monday 4 July 07:00-17:15

Resource Centre
As a meeting delegate, you can access the EAUN22 scientific content as it becomes available in the EAUN22 Resource Centre using your MyEAU credentials. EAUN Members have early access to read the abstracts in advance. The content in the Resource Centre will be available up to 3 years after the meeting, but is not accredited.


Security and Safety
The RAI and the EAU have taken security precautions to ensure the maximum possible safety for all participants. Bags may be subject to inspection. Do not leave bags unattended at any time.


Smoking Policy
Smoking (also of e-cigarettes) is not allowed inside the congress venue and in the exhibition hall.


Social Media
We are using social media during the meeting to encourage open discussions on urology science and your experiences. EAUN meeting faculty, opinion leaders, speakers, delegates and media share their ideas, commentary and photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can follow the EAUN on FacebookLinkedIn and  Twitter. We invite you to use the hashtag #EAUN22, follow us on all social media accounts and join the conversation!


Speaker Service Centre
All presentations should be handed in at least three hours prior to the start of the session at the Speaker Service Centre (Orange area). If you have an early presentation, please hand in your slides on the day before. Failure to do so could result in presentations not being available for projection when required.

Opening hours

Thursday 30 June 14:00-19:00
Friday 1 July 07:00-18:00
Saturday 2 July 06:45-19:30
Sunday 3 July 07:00-19:15
Monday 4 July 07:00-17:15

Taxi
There are a lot of taxis in Amsterdam and at every major train station, there are taxi stands. The RAI venue has taxi ranks laid out to facilitate the arrival and departure of visitors.


Time Zone
All communicated times in the scientific programme are Central European Summer Time (CEST), the time zone in most of Europe at the time of EAUN22.


Transportation Passes
Delegates will receive a 4-day transportation pass valid for unlimited travel within the city of Amsterdam (excluding connection to the airport, see NS train tickets for more information). For transportation information please go to the Transportation Passes Desk in the Registration Area.


Travel Information
Detailed information on how to get to Amsterdam and the congress venue can be found here.


Upcoming Meetings
Information on upcoming meetings can be displayed in the “Upcoming Meetings” promotion walls in the Charge & Connect Areas (Exhibition Hall, Blue Area, booths A70 & E72). It is strictly forbidden to put up promotional material at any other location in the building.


Webcasts
The EAUN22 webcasts will become available in the EAUN22 Resource Centre. Presentations are not edited and watching them offers no CNE credits. The statements and the opinions featured in the presentations are solely those of the individual presenters and not of the EAUN.


Wi-Fi
The EAU is offering free Wi-Fi during congress days in the RAI Amsterdam, with the exception of the Exhibition area. In the Exhibition area, free Wi-Fi is only available at the Charge & Connect areas.
Network name: EAU22
Password: Amsterdam22