General Conditions

The European Society of Pathology (hereafter named ESP) has commissioned CPO HANSER SERVICE with the organisation and execution of the conference. The registration for the conference and the confirmation thereof forms a contract between the conference attendee and the ESP regarding attendance at the conference. This contract is based on the following General Terms and Conditions.

Registration Fees for the 36th European Congress of Pathology
Attendance at the congress is subject to a registration fee. Registration for the conference and booking of services are binding for the attendee. The fees must be paid in advance on the dates specified. Any bank charges will be charged to the payer.

Please note that once you have booked a registration fee, it cannot be changed anymore and is binding. Please double-check your booking before completing your registration.

Usage of Pictures/Videos of Delegates
Upon registration for on-site attendance, delegates grant the ESP the right to use any pictures/videos that are being made on-site in Florence for publication on the congress website, the ESP website, as well as in the information media on-site at Fortezza da Basso, Florence. This includes, but is not limited to the following media: 

  • congress website
  • ESP website
  • information screens in the congress venue
  • screens in the lecture rooms
  • congress app

The ESP will only use pictures/videos for internal publications and will not sell pictures/videos on stock photo platforms or else. 
If you see a picture of yourself, you would rather have deleted, please contact us at and it will be taken off immediately.

Programme Changes
The ESP reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the programme at short notice. There will be no pro rata refund of registration fees for cancelled papers or changes to the programme.

Cancellation Policy
In case of cancellation, please notify the congress office CPO HANSER SERVICE in writing only. A full refund minus a service charge of EUR 100 will be given for cancellations received by 31 May 2024. After 31 May 2024, no refunds will be given.

After the above-mentioned deadline we recommend to rebook for virtual instead of on-site participation. A refund of the difference minus a service charge of EUR 100 will be given. 

Force Majeure
For reasons beyond its control (such as war, strikes, lockouts, riots or any such civil disturbances, any acts of God, including but not limited to earthquakes, floods, droughts and typhoons and any other cause of circumstance of whatsoever nature beyond control) that have an impact on the arrangements, timetables or planning of the 36th European Congress of Pathology and its corresponding activities, ESP has the right to immediately alter or cancel the activities or events or any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating directly or indirectly thereto. No party involved shall be entitled to any compensation for damages that result from such alteration or cancellation.