General Information


During the 34th Annual EAU Congress, 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.

More than 1,100 abstracts will be presented during the poster and video sessions in Barcelona. 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 and posters will also be available online and through the congress App. Online abstract submission is now closed.

App: Your smart congress companion
With the EAU Events App you have instant access to the most important information of the 34th Annual EAU Congress 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 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 34th Annual EAU Congress 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.

CME Accreditation

The 34th Annual EAU Congress is a perfect platform for disseminating scientific and practical knowledge among urology professionals. Delegates attending this meeting have a unique opportunity to follow an intense programme of professional development and continuous medical education activities. Accreditation of these activities is of utmost importance – both as a proof of top quality of the scientific contents of the congress and as an opportunity for the delegates to collect their CME credit points.

The request for the European accreditation of the 34th Annual EAU Congress has been submitted to the UEMS/EACCME. The number of the granted European CME Credits will be announced in due time.

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 EAU19 will be conducted in English, the official language of the EAU. 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
EAU19 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.
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Security and Safety
The safety of all congress attendees is of utmost importance to the EAU. Fira Gran Via Barcelona and the EAU have taken security precautions to ensure the maximum possible safety for all EAU19 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. EAU 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 @uroweb. Use #EAU19 to discuss the Congress, and join the conversation!

Transportation Passes
Delegates will receive a 5-day transportation pass valid for unlimited travel within the city of Barcelona.

Many sessions will be webcasted on this website. The webcasted sessions are indicated with a special logo in the synopsis and will be online within several hours after the session. The webcasts have not been edited and are exactly as presented. The statements and the opinions featured in the webcasts are solely those of the individual presenters and not of the EAU. Webcasts are not accredited and no CME credits can be obtained by watching the webcasts. All scientific content from the Congress will be available in the EAU19 Resource Centre and during and following the Congress. Delegates and UROsource subscribers have free access to EAU19 content with their congress badge barcode, or their EAU Account. EAU19 content can also be purchased separately, with a discount for EAU members.