Address of the Nice Acropolis Convention Center:
Société d’Exploitation de Nice Acropolis
Esplanade Kennedy – BP4083 – 06302 Nice cedex 4 – France
Getting to Nice
For more information about travel options in and around Nice, please click here.
Payment for taxi cab service
Not all taxi cabs in Nice accept credit cards, so please be prepared to pay with cash.
Onsite registration hours
Registration will be open during the following times:
|Tuesday, June 9th||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|Wednesday, June 10th||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|Thursday, June 11th||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|Friday, June 12th||6:30 am – 6:00 pm|
|Saturday, June 13th||7:30 am – 12:30 pm|
Registration will be located in the main lobby of the convention center, Agora 1.
Participants will be required to wear badges at all times. If you lose your badge, please ask at the registration desk for a replacement. Unfortunately, lost tickets for workshops and social events cannot be replaced.
Security at the convention center
Please note there will be extra security measures taken at the Nice Acropolis Convention Center due to heightened security alerts. All participants will be required to pass through security gates upon entering the convention center.
Schedule at a glance
To view the schedule at a glance click here. There will be a pocket size schedule at a glance in your satchel.
The 2015 meeting mobile app is now available for download by searching 2015.iuga.org in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Blackberry and Windows users can access the app via the mobile web URL: https://annualmeeting.gatherdigital.com . Download the app to access the full agenda with maps, receive up-to-the minute updates, message attendees, customize your itinerary, download handouts and more. Click here for more information about the app.
Hard copies of workshop handouts will not be available at the meeting. Please print them before arriving at the meeting or bring a laptop or other mobile device to access them. Handouts are available online at http://2015.iuga.org/scientific-program/workshops/.
First timer’s session
Is this your first time attending an IUGA meeting? If so, please join us for a unique opportunity to meet with other first time attendees and IUGA senior volunteer leadership.
Thursday, June 11th
Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings
All SIG meetings will be taking place Tuesday evening from 5:30-7:30 p.m. To view the agendas for these meetings and more information about the SIGs, please click on their respective link below.
New! G4 Alliance informational session
Thursday, June 11
The G4 is the coming together of over 40 organizations to raise awareness and provide support and education on 4 areas that affect the under-resourced world of Surgery, Obstetrics, Trauma and Anaesthesia. The alliance was recently launched in Geneva, just ahead of the World Health Assembly. Dr. Suzy Elneil, IUGA member and a member of the G4 Alliance Interim Board of Directors, will lead an informational session about the alliance.
New! Meet the Board
Thursday, June 11
Mix and mingle with the IUGA Board and other IUGA members.
Look Who’s Coming
Interested in knowing who is planning to attend the meeting in France? Click here to see a list of who’s coming.
Stop by the IUGA booth on the exhibit hall floor to place your bid in the silent auction to benefit the Foundation for International Urogynecological Assistance (FIUGA). There are some great auction items available like a one week observership in Melbourne with access to a beach house, tuitions for a post-grad course in Chicago, 2 day safari trip in South Africa and more!
Program Planner/View abstracts
Visit the online program planner to build your itinerary for the meeting by choosing which sessions you want to attend. In addition, this tool will allow you to read and review the abstracts that will be presented at the meeting.
Welcome Reception – Wednesday, June 10th 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Help us kick off the start of the 40th annual meeting by attending the Welcome Reception! Enjoy light refreshments and food as you catch up with colleagues, connect with new friends, and interact with exhibitors and sponsors to see all the exhibits have to offer.
Attire: Business casual (Must wear badge)
Gala Dinner – Friday, June 12th 7:00 p.m.-midnight
True to IUGA tradition, join us at the Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée where attendees will enjoy a dinner and dancing IUGA style!
Built in 1930, the hotel was the preferred destination of numerous movie stars and royal families who came to the South of France.
Cost: €100 per person
Things to Do in Nice
Come and discover or rediscover Nice, a city of multiple perfumes and flavours. Here, the gentle lifestyle is as much due to the city’s beauty as to its exceptional climate.
The famous “Cours Saleya” and its markets will reveal their unexpected treasures and stimulate your taste-buds. Come and taste some of our local culinary specialities: Socca or pissaladière washed down by Bellet Wine – a renowned vintage from the hills of Nice.
Flower markets, fruit and vegetable markets, fish markets… The Old City – with its picturesque narrow streets and piazzettas – has even more treasures in store !
For all time, artists have been fascinated by the city’s radiance, the beauty of its landscapes and its relaxed atmosphere, all factors of creativity. They often have decided to make their home here, making their contribution to the diversity of pictural art trends.
Don’t miss out on the painters itinerary to follow in the footsteps of these Great Masters and discover the landscapes which inspired them. Emotions guaranteed!
Make the most of your stay and visit the twenty Museums and Galleries and their prestigious collections by Matisse, Chagall, or the famous “Ecole de Nice”.
Weather in Nice
The weather in Nice is beautiful! The average high in June is 24°C (75°F) with an average low of 16°C (60 ° F). The average temperature of the sea is 16°C (62°F). Nice sees an average rainfall of 48.6 mm during this month.
Discount for GynMonaco Conference
IUGA 2015 delegates can attend the GynMonaco conference in Monaco on Saturday, June 13 for a special rate of €50 VAT excluded. To receive the discount, delegates must show proof of IUGA registration. For more information about the GynMonaco conference, visit http://www.gyn-monaco.com/accueil.
We look forward to seeing you in Nice!
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