General Information


The 8th EMS / 7th ECAC is held at the Amsterdam RAI in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 29 September – 03 October 2008. The congress is open to the scientists of all nations.

Official Language

The official language of the 8th EMS / 7th ECAC is English. Simultaneous interpretation is not provided. It is therefore expected that authors are able to present their research more or less fluently in the English language.

Rules of Conduct

  • Smoking is prohibited in the entire congress centre except in the areas designated for smokers.
  • It is prohibited to copy any presentation from the desktops in the lecture rooms.
  • Please switch off any mobile phones in the lecture rooms.
  • It is prohibited to take photos of any scientific material at the conference.

General Contact

General Information,
Pre-Registration & Submission of Abstracts

Copernicus Meetings
Bahnhofsallee 1e
37081 Göttingen

Phone +49 551 90 03 39 20
Fax +49 551 90 03 39 70
Congress Centre

Amsterdam RAI 
Europaplein 22
1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Neterlands 

Phone: +31-20-549-1212
Fax: +31-20-646-4469
Hotel & Travel Service

RAI Hotel & Travel Service
Postbus 77777
1070 MS Amsterdam
The Netherlands 

Phone: +31-20-549-1927
Fax: +31-20-549-1946


The organizers cannot accept liability for personal accident, loss or damage to private property, which may be incurred as a result of the participation in the 8th EMS / 7th ECAC. Participants are, therefore, advised to arrange appropriate insurance cover. This should extend not only to travel but also to cancellation costs.