As part of the XVI World Meeting of the UIP, an industrial exhibition will be placed in the exhibition hall Diaghilev of the Grimaldi Forum, close to all other Congress activities such as scientific sessions, poster exhibition, registration and recreation areas etc.
In this industrial exhibition, diagnostic, pharmaceutical and other companies of related matters from all over the world will be given the opportunity to put on display their products, services and new technical solutions. It provides a valuable forum to share pratical ideas and to discuss recent advances and future trends.
The technical infrastructure of the Grimaldi Forum is of highest standard; its versatile infrastructure offers ample possibilities to build attractive stand constructions. To obtain further information on the exhibition plan and conditions, please contact the Organizing Secretariat Publi-Créations.

The standard voltage in the Principality of Monaco is 220 V. Plugs are a two-pin style, continental.

The official language of the Congress is English.

The Congress Secretariat will be pleased to send letters of invitation to any individual making such a request. A letter of invitation facilitates the procedure of obtaining a travel Visa. Please note that the letter is not a commitment on the part of the Congress to provide any financial support.
Please click here in order to obtain your personalized letter of invitation to the congress by filling in your personal details

The Congress organizers shall only be liable for the delegates and their accompanying persons in case of gross negligence or willful misconduct in the deliverance of their obligations under the event agreement. The Congress organizers shall accept no responsibility or liability for events such as accidents, thefts or losses of property etc, as the delegates and accompanying persons are responsible for their own insurance.

The Nice Côte-d'Azur International Airport, located 22 kilometers from Monaco, links the Principality of Monaco to the major cities of the world.
Comfortable and rapid travel is provided by numerous direct flights. For further information with a list of all the airlines which fly to Nice, please consult:

By taxi: Prices for taxi transfers from Nice Airport to Monaco and return are approximately
€ 80 (one-way day fare) or € 100 (one-way night fare). Taxis are available outside the Airport or can be ordered 24 hours a day by calling the following numbers:
from Monaco: +377 93 15 01 01
from Nice: +33 4 93 13 78 78

By public bus: Regular daily connections (Nice Airport - Monaco and/or return). Departures
from Terminal 1 and 2 every hour, from 09.00 to 21.00. Duration 45 minutes - Price per way and per person: € 18

By helicopter: The Monaco Heliport, located right by the sea, offers numerous daily connections from Nice Airport - to Monaco and / or return with a duration of only 6 minutes flying. Upon arrival in Monaco, a shuttle will take you to your requested destination in the Principality of Monaco.
- Contact details for Heli Air Monaco: e-mail: - phone: +377 92 050 050 - fax: +377 92 050 036 - website: You may benefit from the following special Congress' rates if you indicate that you are attending the "XVI World Meeting of UIP".
Nice - Monaco: € 100 per person (normal price € 120)
Monaco - Nice: € 85 per person (normal price € 105)
Return fare: € 175 per person (normal price € 210)

If you come from the Nice direction on the A8 highway, please take the exit "Monaco/Cap d'Ail".
If you come from the Italy / Menton direction, please take the exit "Roquebrune Cap Martin".
Kindly note that 33 public parking spaces are available in the Principality of Monaco. If you park your car in the Grimaldi Forum parking space, you may benefit from a special Congress' fare, provided that you get a special form from the Congress' Secretariat desk located in the main hall.

The Grimaldi Forum is 15 minutes walking distance from the railway station and 5 minutes by
public bus (line n° 4 - direction Larvotto)

Participants wearing the congress badge will benefit from free transportation on all the lines of the public bus company of Monaco, from Saturday, August 30 until Saturday, September 5, 2009, both days included.

Click on the map to get all information on the bus lines and schedules.

The Secretariat desk will be open during the following hours: