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General Information


Scientific Secretariat
SOI Board of Directors – SOI Scientific Committee
Via dei Mille, 35 – 00185 Rome 
Ph. +39 06/4464514 – +39 06/44702826 
Fax +39 06/4468403
Email: nazionalesoi@sedesoi.com
 
Provider and Organizing Secretariat
Congressi Medici Oculisti Srl
Via dei Mille, 35 – 00185 Rome 
Ph. +39 06/4464514 – Fax +39 06/4466599
 
 
Press Office
Monica Assanta
Ph. 335/6064110
 
Hotel Booking
KUONI DESTINATION MANAGEMENT SPA
Viale Castro Pretorio 124 
00185 ROMA 
Ph. 06.49227720  
Email: congressi.soi@it.kuoni.com

Congress Center


Rome Cavalieri Congress Center
Via A. Cadlolo,101
00136 Roma

The Rome Cavalieri Hotel has an international reputation as the leading business and conference Hotel in Italy. With a plethora of major conference and meeting rooms, and numerous smaller meeting and office suites, the Rome Cavalieri Hotel offers business travellers and guests a wide variety of options, all benefiting from the ambiance and services of a luxury five-star Hotel. Three elements are essential to us -- the latest and best technology, an experienced, professional team providing full service backup to assist you in planning every detail of your meeting or conference, and the flexibility to meet any needs. We pride ourselves in being able to fulfil any brief, whatever the size or nature of the business gathering, from meetings to presentations, from exhibitions to conferences, with the extra advantage of natural daylight and plenty of outdoor space.

How to get to the Congress Venue
 
Northern Italy (A1)
  • Take exit Roma Nord / Civitavecchia / Rieti and go through the toll station.
  • Continue on A1 for 15 km.
  • Take exit to Settebagni.
  • Turn right onto Via Salaria following directions to Roma (indicated with a black dot in a circle).
  • After 9.5 km, keep right following signs for Foro Italico / San Pietro.
  • Continue on for 4 km, pass the tunnel and then keep left following signs for Piazzale Eroi / Stadio Olimpico.
  • Keep left and take the tunnel signposted Piazzale Clodio.
  • Follow the signs for Piazzale Clodio / S. Pietro. The Olympic Stadium will appear on your left.
  • Keep right following the sign for Piazzale Clodio, and go straight on at 3 sets of traffic lights until you arrive at Piazzale Clodio (bus station on left, 2 petrol stations on right).
  • At the next set of traffic lights, turn right onto Via Paolo Borsellino e Giovanni Falcone.
  • Continue straight on up the hill.
  • Go straight on at the traffic lights, and at the end of the road turn left onto Via A. Cadlolo.
  • Continue on for 300m and the entrance to the Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts will be on your left.
Southern Italy (A1)
  • Take the A1 branch towards Roma Sud / Civitavecchia / San Cesareo
  • Continue 18 km and join the GRA-Grande Raccordo Anulare direction Aurelia
  • Follow the GRA for 29.1 km
  • Take Exit 1, direction Roma-Aurelio / Città del Vaticano
  • Continue on Via Aurelia for 4.8 km
  • At Piazza San Giovanni Battista De La Salle (McDonalds on your left) continue straight on for 2.6 km
  • At the traffic lights, turn left on to Via Leone IV
  • Continue straight to the end of the road (Piazzale Clodio), then turn right
  • Make a u-turn at the end of Piazzale Clodio, turning left.
  • Pass the 2 petrol stations and turn right at the traffic lights, taking Via Paolo Borsellino e Giovanni Falcone up the hill.
  • At the traffic lights, at the top of the hill, go straight on, and at the end of the road turn left onto Via A. Cadlolo.
  • Continue for 300m and the entrance to the Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts will be on your left.
Fiumicino Airport
  • Driving out of the airport, take the A91, direction ‘Roma’ for 11.5 km
  • Keep right and take exit SS1 Aurelia / Città del Vaticano
  • Continue along the GRA-Grande Raccordo Anulare for 6.1 km
  • Take Exit 1, direction Roma-Aurelio / Città del Vaticano
  • Continue on Via Aurelia for 4.8 km
  • At Piazza San Giovanni Battista De La Salle (McDonalds on your left!) continue straight on for 2.6 km
  • At the traffic lights, turn left on to Via Leone IV
  • Continue straight to the end of the road (Piazzale Clodio), then turn right
  •  Make a u-turn at the end of Piazzale Clodio, turning left.
  • Pass the 2 petrol stations and turn right at the traffic lights, taking Via Paolo Borsellino e Giovanni Falcone up the hill.
  • At the traffic lights, at the top of the hill, go straight on, and at the end of the road turn left onto Via A. Cadlolo.
  • Continue for 300m and the entrance to the Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts will be on your left.
Ciampino Airport
  • Turn right out of the airport following signs for Roma centro / Autostrade
  • Continue along Via Appia Nuova for 2 km
  • Take the exit to the GRA-Grande Raccordo Anulare, direction Fiumicino / Ardeatina / Civitavecchia and follow the GRA for 23.4km
  • Take Exit 1, direction Roma-Aurelio / Città del Vaticano
  • Continue on Via Aurelia for 4.8 km
  • At Piazza San Giovanni Battista De La Salle (McDonalds on your left) continue straight on for 2.6 km
  • At the traffic lights, turn left on to Via Leone IV
  • Continue straight to the end of the road (Piazzale Clodio), then turn right
  • Make a u-turn at the end of Piazzale Clodio, turning left.
  • Pass the 2 petrol stations and turn right at the traffic lights, taking Via Paolo Borsellino e Giovanni Falcone up the hill.
  • At the traffic lights, at the top of the hill, go straight on, and at the end of the road turn left onto Via A. Cadlolo.
  • Continue for 300m and the entrance to the Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts will be on your left.
Public Transport from the airport

From Fiumicino  Rom the airport
  • Take direct train ‘Leonardo Express’ from the train terminal (every 30 minutes) to Termini Station.
  • Take underground line A (direction Battistini) to Barberini – 2 stops
  • On Piazza Barberini – corner with Via Veneto, you can find the Hotel shuttle bus (Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts sign) at the times stated on the Shuttle Bus page of the website. Space subject to availability upon capacity.
From Ciampino
  • Take ‘Terravision’ bus direct from arrivals to Termini Station.
  • Take underground line A (direction Battistini) to Barberini – 2 stops
  • On Piazza Barberini – corner with Via Veneto, you can find the Hotel shuttle bus (Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts sign) at the times stated on the Shuttle Bus page of the website. Space subject to availability upon capacity.
From Termini Train StationTrain Station
  • Take underground line A (direction Battistini) to Barberini – 2 stops
  • On Piazza Barberini – corner with Via Veneto, you can find the Hotel shuttle bus (Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts sign) at the times stated on the Shuttle Bus page of the website. Space subject to availability upon capacity.
 

How to participate in the congress


HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONGRESS

To participate in the 96 th SOI National Congress, the exhibition and all the congress events, it is necessary to be registered, tohand in the application form to the organizing secretariat and to be up to date with the entry fees (as in the following table).
The Congress is reserved to: ophthalmologists, postgraduate students in ophthalmology, non-ophthalmologist medical specialists, biologists, orthoptists, nurses, students in medicine and orthoptics.

Registered participants will be provided with a personal nominal badge with a photograph. Access to the exhibition and congress areas will not be allowed if there is no photo on the badge.

The National Congresses of the Monothematic Societies might require a participation fee at the total discretion of the societies themselves; such fees will be collected by therelevant secretariats. 

The annual membership fees for the Monothematic Societies can be paid at the Congress venue at the desks located next to the relevant congress rooms.


REGISTRATION FEE

All the events will be completely free of charge for this edition of SOI National Congress. Therefore, it is possible to participate in the Congress by paying only the registration fee at the Congress, as indicated in the following table For all SOI members the Congress is completely free of charge.
 
Students in medicine and orthoptics (*) (upon presentation of documentation certifying student status)   )
€ 0,00
Orthoptists, Nurse, Biologist (upon presentation of specialization certificate) 
€ 80,00
Foreign Ophthalmologists including SOI membership and free entry to SOI National Congress (upon presentation of specialization certificate) 
€200,00
Non-ophthalmologist medical specialist (upon presentation of specialization certificate) 
€250,00
Non-SOI-member Postgraduates/Attending doctors(upon presentation of specialization certificate)
€400,00
Non-SOI-member Italian Ophthalmologists (upon presentation of specialization certificate) 
€800,00

PAYMENT

The above fees should be paid to Congressi MediciOculisti S.r.l. in the following ways:
• Personal cheque made out to Congressi Medici Oculisti S.r.l.
• Cash
• Credit Card
 

Booking of courses and sessions


Certificate of Attendance


Congress kit


At the Congress venue all participants will be given:

• a badge, indispensible to enter the Congress areas
• a Congress bag

How to register


Badge


Al momento della registrazione in sede congressuale ad ogni partecipante in regola con le quote di iscrizione verrà consegnato un badge nominativo personale completo di foto e non cedibile, pena l’annullamento, che dovrà essere portato in modo visibile.
Il badge consentirà l’accesso all’area espositiva e congressuale tramite la lettura di un codice a barre.
Per ragioni di sicurezza, non sarà possibile accedere all’area congressuale con badge sprovvisti di foto.
Per quanti non avessero già provveduto, è necessario inviare all'e-mail iscrizioni@cmocongressi.it la propria foto in formato elettronico. La dimensione della foto deve essere 40mm di altezza per 33mm di larghezza, inquadratura centrale ed in alta risoluzione.

Gli studenti in Medicina ed in ortottica sono esentati dall'invio delle foto.
L’eventuale duplicazione del badge darà luogo automaticamente all’annullamento del precedente ed avrà un costo di 50 euro.
I badge saranno così contraddistinti:

Al fine di regolamentare le richieste degli organizzatori professionali di congressi viene istituito un fee d’ingresso per gli operatori congressuali di 1.000,00 euro.
La persona accreditata potrà accedere all’area congressuale ed all’esposizione ma non potrà avere nessun punto fisso di permanenza, né distribuire materiali promozionali e/o pubblicitari chepotranno essere messi in distribuzione solo dopo essere stati sottoposti ed approvati dal Consiglio Direttivo SOI. I suddetti operatori dovranno fare richiesta scritta alla segreteria ed accreditarsi al banco registrazione per poter accedere all’area congressuale. Le persone accreditate riceveranno un badge nominativo non cedibile e dovranno sottostare a tutte le norme di sicurezza richieste ai partecipanti ed espositori.