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Exhibitor Info

Please read the following information carefully and ensure that you have viewed the Exhibitor Description and Floor Plan available here. If you have questions contact:

Steven Leard
ISMB Conference Director
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Telephone: 1-780-414-1663 (Alberta, Canada)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Audio Visual Equipment


For additional assistance regarding Audio Visual requirements contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Badges


Exhibitors who are participating only as exhibitors (exhibit hall only) should pick their badges up from the registration counter identified with:  Exhibitors

Catering for Exhibitors


All catering at the Prague Congress Centre must be coordinated through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Conference Venue and Location


The conference will be held at the Prague Congress Centre (PCC) located at:

5. kvetna 1640/65, Nusle
140 00 Prague 4, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 261 171 111 

The Prague Congress Centre is adjacent to the Vyšehrad station on Line C of the Prague underground railway network, providing convenient access by public transport from the city’s airport and all major rail and bus stations. A map of the network is available here.

Maps, timetables, fares and route planning are available in English on the Prague Public Transport website www.dpp.cz/en/

If you are travelling by car to the PCC you can find parking details here.

The venue is a non-smoking facility and smoking is not allowed in the building at any time. Designated smoking areas are located outside the building.

Damage to Premises


No nails, screws or other fixtures may be driven into any part of the premises including the floors. Should any damage occur, the Exhibitor would be invoiced for repair charges incurred.

Delivery Information / In-house Transport


BECKSPEDITION is the official freight handling company for ISMB/ECCB 2017:

Chrastavská 113/4
190 00  Praha 9
Contact: Pavel Beck Phone: +420 302 311 950
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Contact: Monika Vesela Phone: +420 724 328 380
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Shipping Instructions: Download PDF
Shipping Label: Download Doc 

Demonstrations


Demonstrations and other special activities must be located so that crowds will be comfortably contained within the contracted display space and not blocking any of the aisles. Distracting activities are subject to adjacent exhibitor and ISMB/ECCB approval. Exhibitors may not play loud music on their stand.

Exhibitor After Hours Access


Exhibitors are allowed access to their stands during set up and tear down hours as well as one hour prior to and one hour after official opening hours. Exhibitors requiring access beyond these times, must receive approval from an ISMB/ECCB representative.

Exhibitor Package


ISMB/ECCB Exhibitors receive the following package:

Exhibitor Registration


ISMB/ECCB 2017 Exhibitors receive two (2) exhibit hall passes. Instructions will be provided by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. regarding details on how to sign up.

Exhibitors wishing to purchase conference registrations can find details at:
https://www.iscb.org/ismbeccb2017-registration

Sponsors and Exhibitors receiving complimentary registration as part of their package will receive instructions for registration sign-up from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 1, 2017.

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Exhibition Schedule**


Installation

Friday, July 21: Noon—4:00 PM - For Exhibitors
All crates must be removed in the evening for overnight cleaning.
Opening Reception with Exhibitors: 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm (Exhibitors are asked to be at their booth by 7:00 pm)

Hall Hours
Saturday, July 22: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, July 23: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday, July 24: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, July 25: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Coffee Breaks:
Morning: 9:30 am - 10:00 am (Daily)
Afternoon: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Daily, no break Tuesday afternoon)

Dismantling / Exhibitor Move out:
Tuesday, July 25: 11:00 am

Conference Schedule Overview: https://www.iscb.org/cms_addon/conferences/ismbeccb2017/schedule/scheduleOverview.php

Exhibitor Services


For questions please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

General Conference Information


General Information on ISMB/ECCB 2017 is available by visiting:
https://www.iscb.org/ismbeccb2017general

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Helium Balloons


Helium balloons are not permitted.

Hotel Accommodation


The conference organizers through ISMB's official housing partner, onPeak, have reduced hotel rates for your trip to Prague. Book through the simple-to-use reservation website or with helpful and friendly booking agents. Full details available at: https://www.iscb.org/ismbeccb2017-accommodation

Indemnification


It is understood that the exhibitor assumes entire responsibility for and agrees to protect, indemnify, defend and save ISCB, ISMB/ECCB, the Prague Congress Centre and their respective consultants, agents, directors, employees, licensees and assigns them harmless from and against all claims, losses and damages to persons or property, governmental charges of fines and attorney's fees arising out of or caused by exhibitor's installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy or the use of or part thereof negligently or otherwise, excluding any such liability caused by the sole negligence of ISCB, ISMB/ECCB, the Prague Congress Centre, or its employees and agents.

The exhibitor shall indemnify the ISCB, ISMB/ECCB, the Prague Congress Centre, against, and hold it and its representatives harmless from complaints, suits or liabilities resulting from negligence of the exhibitor in connection with the exhibits use of display space. ISCB, ISMB/ECCB, the Prague Congress Centre shall have no liability for loss, damage or theft, through any cause, of goods, hand carried items, exhibits, or other materials owned, rented or leased by the exhibitor. Personal effects, souvenir handouts and other small, easily removed valuable items should not be left unattended. In no event will ISCB, ISMB/ECCB, the Prague Congress Centre have any liability for incidental, consequential, special, indirect or punitive damages for any harm arising from, or related to, the use of exhibit space under the contract agreement.


Internet


Complimentary wifi is available in the exhibit area - however if you require a dedicated internet connection for demonstrations, etc please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ISCB / ISMB Mailing Address


(for mail only - please see Delivery Information/Shipping for booths to the Prague Congress Centre)

International Society for Computational Biology
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD, United States
20814

ISCB Exhibitor Rules and Regulations


Full Exhibitor Rules and Regulations are available at time of exhibitor sign up and are available to view here.

Leaflet Distribution


Leaflets may not be distributed from anywhere other than the exhibition stand without receiving prior permission from the Organizers. Leaflets displayed or distributed at any other point throughout the venue, without prior permission, will be removed and destroyed by the Organizers.

Lead Generation


ISMB/ECCB delegate badges will include a QR code. This code will work with most Apple and Smartphone apps available online. Lead Generation is open to all delegates and exhibiting companies for the exchange of contact information (with permission by the attendee). Contact information will be limited to: Name, Affiliation, email and phone number.

Free QR reader suggestions:

For Android: https://play.google.com/store/search?q=QR%20reader&c=apps&price=1
For iPhone: http://www.freemake.com/blog/top-5-qr-code-and-barcode-scanners-for-iphone/
Test your reader at: http://iscbconferences.org/BadgeSample2015.pdf

Security


ISMB/ECCB will provide security in the exhibit area during all off-hours and will take reasonable precautions to safe guard exhibitor's property. Exhibitors are encouraged to remove any valuable items from the exhibit area each evening. Please note that ISMB/ECCB, ISCB and the Prague Congress Centre are not responsible for missing or lost articles at the conference.

Travel Visa Application


The Czech Republic has been a member of the European Union since 2004. Inhabitants of the EU require passports or other form of valid identification in order to enter the country. The same applies for the citizens of Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, who can move freely within the European Union.

Visitors from other countries must have passports valid for at least further six months after the date of arrival and in some cases visa. The list of countries whose citizens require a visa in order to visit the Czech Republic can be found here.

The Czech Republic is a member of the Schengen agreement. Inhabitants of the Schengen countries can move freely within the Schengen area without having to go through border checkpoints. However, they still must have their passports or identification cards with them when travelling.

Additional Information is available at: http://www.schengenvisainfo.com/czech-republic-visa/

IMPORTANT:  If you require a visa please apply at soon as possible. If you require an invitation letter to support your visa application contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.