General Information

About the EAUN23 Meeting
The 23rd International EAUN Meeting will be held in Milan on 11-13 March 2023, in conjunction with EAU23. 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.

Currently, there are no COVID-19-related restrictions at the venue.


About Milan
For inquiries and information about Milan, please visit the Milan Information Desk which is staffed by the Milan Convention Bureau.


Abstract submission
The submission for abstracts for the EAUN23 is open until 1 December 2022 (08:30:00 CET). Accepted abstracts will be presented during poster and video sessions in Milan. The abstract bodies of accepted abstracts will be published “open access” in the EAUN23 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 abstract submission 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.


Accreditation
More information about accreditation can be found here.


Address of the Congress Venue
Allianz MiCo
20149 Milan, Italy

Note: The main entrance for EAU23 is the South Wing entrance, accessible via:
Viale Eginardo – Gate 2 or
Via Gattamelata – Gate 16access via Gate 16


App
For EAUN23, the EAU’s Association App is the easiest way to navigate the congress. We highly recommend to download the EAUN23 event app as there will be no printed programme book. From 10 February 2023, the EAUN23 Event will be available within the Association App.

In the app, you can browse the EAUN23 scientific programme and create your personal programme using the planner. Find session rooms and exhibitor booths by scrolling through the floor plans. You can save a session or company using the save icon. Saved sessions and companies can be found under “My Programme” and “My Favorites”, respectively. Both can be found in your Profile (accessible from the app’s home page, on the top right). Offline use of the App is possible.

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


Badge Tracking System
The barcode found on the delegate badge enables delegates 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 CME and statistical information. The EAU bears no responsibility for data scanned by third parties.


Certificate of Attendance
As of the Wednesday 15 March 2023, 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” in the Exhibition Hall will have seating, free internet, work stations and power outlets.


Cloakroom and Luggage
You can store your coats and/or luggage in cloakrooms during the congress. The cloakrooms are located near the main entrance (South Wing level 1) at the Registration Area. Please collect all personal items at the end of each congress day.


Congress Bag
Registered participants can collect their congress bag at the Registration Area.


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


Currency
The currency in Italy is the Euro (€). An ATM (Bancomat) can be found on the balcony South Wing level 1, near the registration area.


Disclosure Request
At the beginning of their presentation(s), speakers are requested to disclose to the audience any affiliations with the industry related to the topic of their lecture. An affiliation 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 consists of the following corners: EAU Membership, EBU, EU-ACME, Patient Information, Young Urologists, European Urological Scholarship Programme, EAU24, eUROGEN and the EAU Historical Exhibition. There is also information on European Urology and on other EAU publications.

The EAU 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 located next to the EAUN session rooms. To become an EAUN member or to pay membership dues please proceed to the EAU Booth in the Exhibition Hall.


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 EAU23. All ESU courses require a separate registration.

The ESU, together with the EAUN, will also provide 2 educational courses in urology nursing during EAUN23. These two EAUN-ESU courses are free to attend and separate registration is needed.

EAUN-ESU course 1: The follow-up of stone management
Sunday, 12:30-14:30 hrs, Room Amber 7

EAUN-ESU course 2: How to prevent UTIs in patients with neurourological problems
Monday, 10:30-12:30 hrs, Room Amber 7


EAU Exhibition
An extensive technical exhibition will be held during EAU23 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.


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


Electricity
Italy, 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.


EU-ACME/CNE Desk
Information on the EU-ACME/CNE programme, CME/CNE/CPD credits, membership status & benefits, accredited CME/CNE activities and national CME credits systems can be obtained at the EU-ACME information desk at the EAU Booth (Exhibition Hall).


Emergency Information and First Aid
In case of emergencies inside the congress venue, contact a security guard or call the following number: +39 02.4342.7210 or Internal phones 7210

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

  • Overall: 112
  • Ambulance and health emergencies:  118
  • Fire brigade: 115

National State police: 113

Look here for more info


Exhibition Guide
The Exhibition Guide, including an exhibition floor plan and an overview of all exhibitors with company profiles of both EAU23 and the EAUN23, will be placed on the Congress Website and in the Congress App.


Food & Beverage
Catering points are available in all congress areas.


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.


Historical Exhibition
The EAU History Office is presenting an historical exhibit on “The History of Urology in Italy” (Exhibition Hall, by the EAU Booth).


History Congress
The 7th International Congress on the History of Urology will take place on the first day of EAU23 and is free to attend for all EAUN23 delegates. Find more information here.


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.
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 (South Wing, Level 1).


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. 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 congress participants. First install the EAUN23 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.

With speakers
Delegates can also get in touch with EAUN23 faculty and speakers via the EAUN23 Event app. In the Programme tab you will find “Speakers”, where you will see a speaker overview. Click on “Conversation” to leave them a message. You can also send them a request to meet by clicking on “Meeting”.


 

Opening Ceremony and Awards
Participants and exhibitors attending the congress are invited to the official Opening Ceremony on Friday, 10 March 2023 at 18.00-19.30 in eURO Auditorium 1. 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 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 Amber 7.

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


Patient Information
EAU23 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
A room of silence is available the South Wing at level 1, which is open during congress hours.


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 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 by the main entrance.


Resource Centre
As a meeting delegate, you can access the EAUN23 scientific content as it becomes available in the EAUN23 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 Allianz MiCo 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 LinkedIn. You can follow the EAUN on FacebookLinkedIn and  Twitter. We invite you to use the hashtag #EAUN23, 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. 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.


Taxi
There are a lot of taxis in Milan and at every major train station, there are taxi stands. The Allianz MiCo 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 Time (CET), the time zone in most of Europe at the time of EAUN23.


Travel Information
See Travel Information for more details.


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


 

Wi-Fi
The EAU is offering free Wi-Fi during congress days in the Allianz MiCo, with the exception of the Exhibition area.
In the Exhibition area, free Wi-Fi is only available at the Charge & Connect areas