General Information

Download the EMUC programme book here

Abstracts & Posters

The EMUC17 and ESUI17 abstracts and posters will be available online on this website, in the app and on Elsevier.

Address and accessibility congress venue

EMUC17 will take place at Palau de Congressos de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
Av. Diagonal, 661-671
08028 Barcelona
T: +34 933 644 400
F: +34 933 644 401

Certificate of attendance

A Certificate of Attendance for the 9th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers can be collected from this website as of Monday, 20 November.


A cloakroom is available and is at participants’ disposal during congress hours. Please be sure to collect all personal belongings at the end of the day.

CME accreditation

The ‘9th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological cancers (EMUC)’ is designated for a maximum of (or ‘for up to’) 18 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. For more information, please click here.

Congress bag

Each delegate can collect a congress bag at the registration area.


During the 9th European Multidisciplinary Meeting on Urological Cancers, the “Exhibition Booths related to prescriptiononly medicines” are only accessible to certified healthcare professionals, qualified to prescribe medicines, and pharmacists. Based on information provided by the registering party, the EMUC Congress office will indicate on the congress badges if the bearer has accreditation to access the “Exhibition Booths related to prescriptiononly 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 EMUC Congress offi ce holds no responsibility with regards to the information provided. This measure is in accordance with the national and international pharmaceutical guidelines.

Disclosure links to industry

It is requested that all faculty disclose to the audience any links with the industry related to the topic of their lecture at the beginning of each presentation. A link can be: Being a member of the advisory board or having a consulting agreement with a specific company.


Electricity supply in Barcelona is 220 Volts and the connection is made by a two-pin plug.

Please be aware that delegates from the USA will require a voltage converter. Delegates from the United Kingdom will require a plug adapter.

Emergency Telephone Number

In case of emergency call the nationwide emergency number 112.

Other emergency telephone numbers:

  • 091 – police,
  • 061 – health emergencies
  • 080 – fire fighters
  • 092 – local police

EMUC17 App

Optimise your experience at the meeting via the handy EMUC17 app. No lugging around printed materials nor painstakingly search for the info you need. Go digital and download this eco-friendly alternative!

You can easily browse through scientific programmes with its user-friendly interface. Filter your search by day, session type, and speaker. You can even create your own personal programme thanks to the personal planner feature!

The app doesn’t necessarily require an internet access. You can use the app offline but please note that some features will only be updated when you’re online e.g. news, tweets, etc.

Discover the app´s many handy features. Simply download this must-have app via your app store.


An exhibition will be held jointly with the meeting. Kindly check the programme book for profiles of the exhibiting companies, and their location in the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Thursday, 16 November 10.00 – 17.00 hrs.
Friday, 17 November 09.00 – 17.00 hrs.
Saturday, 18 November 09.00 – 17.00 hrs.

Guests & children

In compliance with the Pharma Codes, we are not allowed to register guests (including children) and they can therefore not attend this event. Unfortunately, the EMUC office cannot offer any children’s day care facilities. If parents decide to leave their children in a part of the venue that is accessible without a badge, the EMUC office will bear no responsibility in case of incidents.

Hotel Accommodation

MCI is the official housing agency, selected by the congress organiser, to be in charge of the hotel bookings for EMUC17.  For more information on accommodation, please visit this page.


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


The meeting will be conducted in English, there will be no translation provided.

Lost and Found

Found items should be returned to the registration desk. If you lose something, please report to this desk for assistance.

Mobile Phones

During all sessions, please switch your phone to silent and turn off your flash when taking pictures.

Poster Print Service

Poster presenters who created their posters for EMUC17  through the “PosterSessionOnline” printing & delivery service, can collect their poster at the faculty desk, located in the registration area.

Press Centre

Journalists and medical/science writers can obtain free registration to the Congress. Press registrations have to be made through the online registration system (preferred) or onsite at registration desk. All media operators must show their credentials (press card dated 2017/2018 and original assignment letter). Journalists will receive a copy of the press pack and congress bag, to be picked up at the press centre. Internet access, fax machine, printer and photocopier are provided.


The registration area is located on level 0 of the congress centre.

Opening hours:
Wednesday, 15 November 16.00 – 18.30 hrs.
Thursday, 16 November 07.30 – 18.00 hrs.
Friday, 17 November 07.00 – 19.00 hrs.
Saturday, 18 November 07.30 – 18.00 hrs.
Sunday, 19 November 08.00 – 13.00 hrs.


The safety of all congress attendees is of utmost importance to the European Association of Urology. Palau de Congressos and EAU have taken security precautions to ensure the maximum possible safety for all EMUC17 participants. All bags may be subject to inspection. Please take all personal effects with you when leaving a session room.

Scientific Posters

The scientific posters are displayed on 16-19 November in the Poster Area, located in the exhibition. Members of the EMUC Scientific Committee will visit the EMUC poster area to discuss the posters with the presenters according to the following schedule:

Friday, 17 November 2017

10.50 – 11.20 Topics: Localised Prostate Cancer, P001-P044
reviewed by Steven Joniau & Laura VD Bergh

12.45 – 14.00 Topics: Advanced Prostate Cancer, P045-P064
reviewed by Jan Erik Damber & Paul van Houtte

15.30 – 16.00 Topics: Prostate cancer, P065-P088
reviewed by Laurent Fossion & Sarah Junius

Saturday, 18 November 2017

10.15 – 10.45 Topics: Renal Cell Carcinoma, P089-P123
reviewed by Axel Bex & Seva Matveev

12.45 – 14.00 Topics: Bladder Cancer, P124-P161
reviewed Gero Kramer & Fred Witjes

16.05 – 16.35 Topics: Testicular & Penile, P162-172
reviewed Ambrosi Pertia & Egils Vjaters

Smoking Policy

The EMUC Congress and the concomitant exhibition have been designated as non-smoking events throughout the entire venue, including all meeting halls, functions, registration and catering areas. All the participants are kindly requested to respect the no-smoking policy for normal and e-cigarettes.

Speaker Service Centre

All presentations should be handed in at the Speaker Service Centre (located in Room Prensa II, level 1), at least three hours prior to the start of the session.

Opening hours:
Wednesday, 15 November 16.00 – 18.30 hrs.
Thursday, 16 November 07.30 – 18.00 hrs.
Friday, 17 November 07.00 – 19.00 hrs.
Saturday, 18 November 08.00 – 18.00 hrs.
Sunday, 19 November 08.00 – 12.30 hrs.

Social Media

We encourage the usage of social media during our meeting. We invite you to use the following hashtag #emuc17 on Twitter and Facebook.


Delegates can collect a complimentary transportation pass in the registration area. The transportation pass is valid during 4 days and can be used for unlimited travel in busses, subways and trams within the city of Barcelona during the meeting.

Tourist Information

For information about Barcelona, you can go to the Barcelona Info desk, or visit to find additional information.


EMUC17 will include interactive voting. Download the EMUC17 App and use your mobile device to vote during EMUC, or ask questions to chair. The app also features the possibility to rate the session. Go to the scientifc programme, click on the session and rate!


Various sessions will be webcasted via this website.


Free wireless internet will be available in all areas and session rooms. Please search for the “EMUC17” network and connect by entering the following password: EMUC2017