General Information


During the 34th Annual EAU Congress/20th International EAUN Meeting, 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.

Around 25 abstracts will be presented during the meeting in Barcelona in two poster sessions, an expert-guided poster session and a video session. The EAU19 Abstract CD and EAU19 Posters DVD will be distributed to all congress delegates in the exhibition area or in the congress bag. All abstracts will also be available online and through the congress App.

Accreditation will be applied for in the Netherlands. Application in other countries will be considered upon request.

App: Your smart congress companion
With the EAU Events App you have instant access to the most important information of the 20th International EAUN Meeting via your smartphone. You will be able to browse the complete scientific programme by day, topic, speaker and create your own personal programme thanks to the planner. You can easily find the rooms and exhibitor booths on the floor plans and will receive daily news. In your personal congress bag you can save all relevant information, which you can email after the congress so you can easily review all scientific content at a later stage. You do not need constant internet access and can use the App offline. The app will be available closer to the congress.

Award Ceremony
The EAUN Awards ceremony will take place on Monday, 18 March, in the afternoon. The Best Poster Awards  and a Best Nursing Research Project Prize will be awarded.

Award Gallery
At the EAU Award Gallery, you will find a complete overview of all awards that are handed out by the EAU during this congress. It also features information on past winners of the most prestigious EAU prizes. The EAU Award Gallery provides a great opportunity to take in all the important developments and breakthroughs in recent years.

Badge Classification

Blue Delegate (EAU member)
White Delegate (non-Member)
Green Exhibitor
Purple Nurse (EAUN member or non-member)
Red Press

Session registration or a 1-day registration

Ticket for opening ceremony guest

Yellow Staff member
P Entitled to prescribe medicines / Pharmacist

Badge Tracking System
Congress 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 CME and statistical information. EAU bears no responsibility for data scanned by third-parties.

Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance for the 20th International EAUN Meeting will be available online to print from Wednesday 20 March 2019.

Charge and Connect Area
A special “Charge and Connect Area” with tables and power outlets is available in the exhibition. Here you can charge your mobile devices.

Congress Newsletter: European Urology Today Congress Edition
Special daily congress newsletters will be published on Saturday, Sunday and Monday during the congress. The newsletters cover on-site news, session and background information on a variety of subjects. The first edition also contains the Exhibition Guide; including an exhibition floor plan and an overview of all exhibitors with their company outline. Distribution at several points within the congress centre. The newsletters will also be available online at this website during and after the congress.

EAU Policy on Live Surgery
The EAU established an official policy on Live Surgery Events, offering organising centres a clear framework within which to plan and perform live surgeries. It outlines a set of guidelines in which the overriding principle is that patient safety must take priority over all other considerations in the conduct of live surgery. Read more >

The organisers do not accept responsibility for any personal damage. Participants are strongly recommended to arrange their own personal insurance.

All presentations during EAUN19 will be conducted in English, the official language of the EAUN. Translation to other languages is not available.

Opening Ceremony and Awards
Participants and exhibitors attending the congress are welcome to attend the official Opening Ceremony on Friday, 15 March 2019, between 18.00 and 19.30 hrs. in the eURO Auditorium. During the Opening Ceremony the following EAU Awards will be delivered: Willy Gregoir Medal, Frans Debruyne Life Time Achievement Award, Crystal Matula Award, Hans Marberger Award, Innovators in Urology Award, Prostate Cancer Research Award 2019, announcement New Honorary Members 2019.

Prayer Room
EAU(N)19 will feature special rooms dedicated to prayer and quiet reflection. Their location will be advertised on the various maps at the congress.

Press Centre
Journalists and medical/science writers can obtain free registration to the congress. Journalists receive a press pack, to be collected at the EAU Press Centre. All press are invited to report to the EAU Press Centre to obtain the assistance and information they require. Internet access, printer and photocopier are provided.

Proceedings of the meeting
The slides of many sessions will be available on this website. Those sessions are indicated with a special logo in the synopsis and will be online within several hours after the session. The presentations have not been edited and are exactly as presented. The statements and the opinions featured in the slides are solely those of the individual presenters and not of the EAUN. Presentations are not accredited and no credits can be obtained by viewing the slides. All scientific content from the Meeting  including abstracts, posters, and videos will be available in the EAUN19 Resource Centre and during and following the Meeting. Delegates and UROsource subscribers have free access to EAUN19 content with their congress badge barcode, or their EAUN Account. EAUN19 content can also be purchased separately, with a discount for EAUN members.

Security and Safety
The safety of all congress attendees is of utmost importance to the EAU(N). Fira Gran Via Barcelona and the EAU(N) have taken security precautions to ensure the maximum possible safety for all EAU(N)19 participants. All bags may be subject to inspection. Do not leave any bags unattended at any time.

Social Media
We are using social media at the congress to encourage an open discussion on urology science and experiences at the congress. EAUN congress speakers, opinion leaders, delegates and media share their ideas, commentary and photos on Facebook and Twitter. You can follow the EAU on Facebook via and on Twitter via @EAUNurses. Use #EAUN19 to discuss the Meeting, and join the conversation!

Transportation Passes
Delegates will receive a 3-day transportation pass valid for unlimited travel within the city of Barcelona.