37th Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie
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General Information

SIU 2017 Granted 32 ECMEC® Credits!

EUMS logoThe 37th Congress of Société Internationale d’Urologie is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.

The 37th Congress of Société Internationale d’Urologie, Lisbon, Portugal, 19/10/2017-22/10/2017 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 32 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Urologists
  • Urological Nurses 
  • Uro-gynecologists
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • General Practitioners
  • Interventional Radiologists
  • Medical Oncologists
  • PhDs
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Residents and Trainees

Official Venue

Centro de Congressos de Lisboa
Praça das Indústrias
1300-307 Lisboa, Portugal

The Lisboa Congress Centre is easily accessible by bus, tram and taxi and is about 15 minutes from the airport.

Badges

You can pick up your badges at the Centro de Congressos de Lisboa (CCL) starting on Thursday.

Registration Hours
Thursday, October 19: 0700-1700
Friday, October 20: 0700-1730
Saturday, October 21: 0700-1630
Sunday, October 22: 0700-1730

Climate

The average temperature in Lisbon in October is 22 degrees Celsius (72ºF), with an average of 11 rainy days.

Currency

The main form of currency is the Euro (€). For current exchange rates, click here.

Tourist Information

For more information, visit https://www.visitportugal.com/en/destinos/lisboa-regiao

Letter of Invitation

Information on letters of invitation is available here.

The sole purpose of an invitation letter is to facilitate delegates’ visa arrangements and does not imply financial or other support by the organizers. All expenses incurred in relation to the congress are the sole responsibility of the delegate.

The SIU will not contact embassies or consulates on behalf of applicants.

It is the delegate’s responsibility to allow adequate time to make visa arrangements. 

U Magazine

Browse the latest Lisbon U Magazine for a sneak peek at SIU 2017!

Abstracts Submission Deadline

April 3, 2017 at 11:59 PM, Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT).