Dear Participant,
We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Ovarian Club XI (OC) Meeting and the 5th Congress on Controversies in Preconception, Preimplantation and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis (CoGEN) on November 1-3, 2018, in Paris, France. In preparation for this upcoming event, we would like to provide you with the below information for your perusal before traveling to Paris:

Meeting and Congress venue and Headquarters hotel
Novotel Tour Eiffel Hotel
61 quai de Grenelle Paris, France 75015
Tel (+33)1/40582000
Fax (+33)1/40582444
Hotel website

Getting to the Hotel
Taxi:
Charles de Gaulle Airport: It takes approx. 40-50 minutes to arrive from the airport to the hotel & the cost is approx. 50-60 EUR.
Orly Airport: It takes approx. 30 minutes to arrive from the airport to the hotel & the cost is approx. 30-40 EUR.
Metro:
There are 2 metro stations close to the Hotel Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel: Bir Hakeim (line 6) and Charles Michel (line 10). From Bir Hakeim take exit 1 Quai de Grenelle, follow the Quai de Grenelle for about 800 m (the Seine is on your right).
From the Charles Michel station: take exit 1 Pl. Charles Michel: follow Rue Linois opposite you for 400 m, then turn right onto Quai de Grenelle after about 109 yds (100 m).

Scientific Program
The Opening Sessions starts at 08:30 on Friday, November 2, 2018.

Pre-Meeting workshop and course

13:30-18:30 Fertility preservation hands-on workshop
15:00-18:15 Basic course in prenatal diagnosis
15:30-18:30 Industry-sponsored course

Registration and Hospitality Desk
The Registration Desk will be situated on the 3rd floor of the Venue and open during the following hours:

Thursday 13:00-19:30
Friday: 07:30-18:00
Saturday: 08:00-18:15

Please register upon arrival to receive your meeting kit containing the OC & CoGEN Program Book, your personal name badge, invitations, etc. Please remember to wear your name badge to all activities and social events.

Exhibition Opening Hours
The Exhibition Area is located on the 3rd floor of the venue and will be open during the following times:
Friday: 9:30-17:00
Saturday: 10:00-17:00

Meet & Greet Reception
An informal OC & CoGEN Meet & Greet Reception will be held Thursday, November 1st, at 18:30. All registered participants are invited to join us!

Invited Speakers Presentations
Speakers are requested to hand their presentation to the technician in the speaker’s ready room 2 hours prior to their presentation scheduled time. The Speakers’ Ready Room is located near the registration area.

Poster Presentations
Poster presentations will be displayed in the following 2 shifts:
Group A posters should be mounted on Friday, November 2nd at 08:30 and should be dismantled by Friday, November 2nd at 18:00.
Group B posters should be mounted on Saturday, November 3rd at 08:30 and should be dismantled by Friday, November 3rd at 18:30.
The Congress Organizer will not be responsible for posters that are not removed on time.
Poster presenters should plan to be beside their posters to answer questions during the breaks as scheduled in the program.

Please check your poster shift and number at the following links:
OC Posters: http://oc2018.cme-congresses.com/poster-presentations/
CoGEN Posters: http://cogen2018.cme-congresses.com/poster-presentations/
Please see the poster requirements prior to printing your poster by clicking here.

Visas
Prior to booking flights, registrants are strongly advised to confirm with their travel agent whether they require a Visa to travel to Paris. Information about Visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website:www.worldtravelguide.net

Letter of Invitation
For individuals needing a formal letter of invitation from the OC Meeting, please find the link here where such a letter may be personalized and downloaded: http://cme-utilities.com/oc-2018-il/
For individuals needing a formal letter of invitation from the CoGEN Congress, please find the link here where such a letter may be personalized and downloaded: http://cme-utilities.com/cogen-2018-il/

Dress Code
Informal for all occasions

Climate
The weather in Paris at the beginning of November is usually chilly. The average temperature is around 11-12˚C during the day, and an average of 6-3˚C at night.

Professional Organizer
CME-Congresses Ltd. is the official Congress Organizer of the OC Meeting and the CoGEN Congress. For more information, please visit: www.cme-congresses.com

See you in Paris!

CoGEN SECRETARIAT
Tel: +44 20 3289 9552
cogen@cme-congresses.com