Congress Information


The official language of the congress is English.


Pre-congress Course: September 6, 2023 – One full day - Separate Registration
Main Congress: September 6-9, 2023


bcc - Berlin Congress Center GmbH
Alexanderstr. 11
10178 Berlin


Level A:
-Welcome Desk - view area
Level B:
- Lecture Room B05-06 - view area
- Lecture Room B07-08 - view area
- Lecture Room B09 - view area
- Expo Area B01-02 - view area
- Poster display area - view area
- Speakers Ready Room B04 - view area
Level C:
- Lecture Room C01 - view area

Everyone attending the congress needs to be registered. Pre-registration is highly recommended to avoid long queues onsite! You can pre-register online.

The IOIS will hold it's Gala Dinner on Friday September 8, 2023 at the Tipi-am-Kantzleramt, starting at 7.30pm till 11pm. Gala dinner is not included in the registration fee - Registration is required!
You can register through your IOIS account > Congress registration.

Große Querallee 1 (between Kanzleramt and Haus der Kulturen der Welt), D-10557 Berlin

The name badges can be collected from the welcome desk (Level A - A01-02). You are required to wear this name badge at all times during the congress.
Please have your ID card ready to present at the welcome desk so that the hosts can process your badge quickly. 

Access venue - Welcome desk - expo area - cloakroom
Wednesday 7.30am  - all other days starting at 7.00am and closing on Wednesday at 7pm, Thursday and Friday at 6pm and Saturday at 4.45pm.
Luggage container
Starting all day from 6.30am and closing on Wednesday at 9.15pm, Thursday 8.15pm, Friday 6.15pm, and Saturday we close at 5pm. 

BAGS & LUGGAGE Guidelines
Small bags and other luggage with a volume up to 10 litres (e.g., small handbags, laptop bags, small backpacks) are permitted inside the venue however security may ask to check and bags brought in.
Luggage & large bags with a capacity exceeding 10 litres may NOT be brought into the venue. These MUST be checked at the Luggage Container on the forecourt in front of bcc. There is limited space to store large bags so where possible, we'd ask you to leave your baggage at your hotel.
Coats, umbrellas and small personal items can be left at the cloakroom beside the registration area. 

Accreditation for the IOIS 2023 program has been requested with the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

We are taking an eco-friendly approach so there will be no printed programme, the program will be available on the Congress App.
Find the congress App by searching for "IOIS 2023" in your mobile phone store. (NOT YET AVAILABLE - WILL FOLLOW SOON)

Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea is included in your registration fee, and these will be served on Level B in area B01. Vegetarian and Gluten-Free options are available.
Coffee, tea and water are also available throughout the day in this area and also outside the plenary room on level C.

In case of emergency, please contact the organisers at the registration desk.

All enquiries should be directed to the welcome desk. The organisers disclaim all responsibility for loss due to theft or negligence. 

The Organizers do not accept liability for personal accidents, loss of or damage to private property of participants either during, or directly arising from the meeting. Participants must make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.