General Information:



The Westin Zagreb Hotel, 
"Opera" plenary room, 17th floor
Izidora Krsnjavog 1, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia


Wednesday, December 6 to Friday, September 8, 2017


The official language of the Meeting is English.


PPT Presentations may be sent either to prior to the conference or delivered on USB stick the spot.
Should you prefer to use your own media, please let us know in advance so the necessary equipment may be prepared.

Speaker Ready Room for submitting and downloading Presentations
Speaker Ready Room will be set inside the plenary room "Opera", 17th floor.

Submitting & Downloading PresentationTimetable:

  • Dec 06, 2017: from 17,00 to 22,00
  • Dec 07, 2017-: from 07,30 to 18,00
  • Dec 08, 2017 : from 07,30 to 18,00

Registration Desk:

Registration Desk will be set in front of the "Opera" plenary room, 17th floor.

Dec 06, 2017: from 13,00 to 23,00
Dec 07, 2017: from 07,30 to 19,00
Dec 08, 2017: from 07,30 to 18,30
Dec 09, 2017: from 08,00 to 13,00

EACCME® Accreditation Statement

The # 3 HSF Meeting @ Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia, 06/12/2017-08/12/2017 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 12 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 Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for


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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.

MedTech COMPLIANCE status - #3 HSF Meeting is COMPLIANT with the MedTech rules - please see HERE


All official Meeting prices are indicated in Euro (€). The official currency in Croatia is HRK (Croatian Kuna).   All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops.

1 EUR = approx 7,5 HRK

1 USD= approx 6,5 HRK

ATM machine is placed in the Westin Zagreb Hotel.

Voltage Information

220-240 V   / see more information about Voltage

Liability and Insurance

The  #3 HSF Meeting Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including scientific sessions, meals, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.


Participants are requested to check with the Croatian consulate or diplomatic mission in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. More information about Visa regime may be found at  the official site of the Croatian Ministry of Foreign  and European Affairs at VISA REGIME OVERVIEW - CROATIA   For more information please contact

Official Letter of Invitation

Invitation letters for visa purposes are available only to registered participants. The option to apply for an invitation letter is available within the registration process. At the end of the registration process an invitation letter will be sent to you. For more information please contact

Accommodation & Registration

EventOrg - PCO - the Managing Office for the #3 HSF Meetting will obtain special accommodation rates for the #3 HSf Meeting participants in the Westin Zagreb Hotel.

Detailed information, as well as access to the registration and accommodation forms, will be available on the website at a later date.

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Exhibition will take place during the Meeting. ​Please refer to the Supporters and Exhibition page for further information.

About Destination:

Zagreb - Europe's Best Christmas Market

Come and see for yourself why is Zagreb, the Croatian capital visited by an increasing numbers of tourists during the time of Advent; get to know its idyllic side and participate in programs which take place on the streets and squares around the city centre. During the time of Advent, Zagreb offers a special atmosphere which simply must be experienced. An ever growing number of tourists choose the capital of Croatia as their destination at that time of year as good fun is had by all literally every step of the way. The city streets and squares invite you to let your hair down and paarticipate in singing, dancing, and other kinds of entertainment with family and friends. You can also sample traditional delicacies alfresco or enjoy programs which take you down memory lane. See here the New York Times article about Zagreb.