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The venue for the 32nd EACTS Annual Meeting is the MiCo Milano Congressi.

MiCo Milano Congressi
Piazzale Carlo Magno, 1,
20149 Milano MI, Italy
tel – +39 02 4997.7134

MiCo – Milano Congressi is right in the centre of Milan, 4 km from the Duomo and just 5 minutes from Leonardo’s Last Supper.
Main Entrance: from viale Eginardo (Gate 2)

Onsite Registration Hours

Wednesday 17 October 14:00-18:00
Thursday 18 October 07:00-18:00
Friday 19 October 07:30-18:30
Saturday 20 October 07:30-18:00

Scientific Session Hours

Thursday 18 October 08:15-17:30
Friday 19 October 08:15-18:00
Saturday 20 October 08:15-17:30


MiCodmc has been appointed by EACTS as the Official Housing Agency of the 32nd EACTS Annual Meeting.
For any information please contact:
P.le Carlo Magno 1 – 20149 Milan – Italy
Tel. +39 02 87255050– Fax +39 02 43426274
e-mail: EACTS2018.hotel@micodmc.it
Web: http://web.micodmc.it/2018/eacts/

Industry Opportunites

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities include options for scientific session sponsorship, satellite symposia and room hire, exhibition space, TV studio recordings and advertising/branding. Please visit our Industry Opportunites page to learn more.

Local Information

Airport –Milan has three main airports, Linate, Malpensa and Bergamo.

Milan Linate is 11km and approximately a 30 minute taxi away from the  MiCo Milano Congressi. There are coaches and buses that run regularly from the centre of Milan to Milan Linate.

Milan Malpensa is 47km and approximately a 40 minute taxi away from the  MiCo Milano Congressi. An express train runs from Malpensa to Milano Centrale.

Milan Bergamo is 43km and approximately a 60 minute taxi away from the  MiCo Milano Congressi.

Banks & Exchange – Most banks in Milan are generally open from 08:30 – 13:15 and 14:45 – 16:15. Monday to Friday Most are closed on Saturdays and Sunday

Credit Cards – Most hotels, restaurants and shops in Milan accept major credit cards.

Currency – Euro €

Electricity – The power supply in Milan is 230 volts. All sockets follow European standards. To use American-type plugs, a 220-volt transformer should be used together with an adaptor plug.

Shopping Hours – Shops are usually open 09:00 – 19:30 Tuesday to Saturday and from 15:00 on Mondays. Note that some shops take an afternoon break from around 13:00 to 15:00.

Some shops are also open on Sundays, but many will be closed all day Sunday.

Taxis – For comprehensive information on Taxis in Milan please visit this site.

Weather – The average temperature in Milan in October is quite mild at 15 °C (58 °F). Afternoons can be mild with average high temperatures reaching 19 °C (66 °F). Overnight temperatures are generally a little cool with an average low of 10 °C (50 °F).

EACCME Accreditation

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The 32nd Annual Meeting European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Milan, Italy, 18/10/2018-20/10/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 23 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/EDUCATION/EARN-CREDIT-PARTICIPATION-INTERNATIONAL-ACTIVITIES.

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.

EACCME® credits
Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form. Cf. criteria 9 and 23 of UEMS 2016.20.

Breakdown of credits per day:
18.10.2018 – 8
19.10.2018 – 8
20.10.2018 – 7

32nd EACTS Annual Meeting Party

Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, Saturday 20th October 2018 19:30


Celebrating one of Italy’s most famous car companies, the Alfa Romeo museum in Arese depicts the achievements of this extraordinary brand showcasing its vehicles, technology and unique style.  The impressive collection features cars from the Grand Prix winning Tipo B to the iconic Disco Volante and Duetto Spider.

In addition to viewing the collection, guests will be treated to an informal seated dinner after which they will be encouraged to take to the dancefloor to enjoy a disco provided by one of Milan’s most popular DJ’s.

Tickets €90 per person

Limited places available – book online as soon as possible to to avoid disappointment!


Please book your accommodation through our officially appointed supplier MiCo dmc using this Mico dmc EACTS link.

There are a number of counterfeit websites or agencies – EACTS  cannot guarantee any rooms/rates offered within these.  If you are in  any doubt as to the authenticity of such sites or companies, please notify the EACTS Executive Secretariat immediately.

Quick Links

The following pages provide general information on the EACTS Annual Meeting, including information on the Scientific programme, industry opportunities, Exhibition and the Satellite Symposia Programme.