On site Secretariat - Opening times

THURSDAY, 14 Sept. 18.00 – 20.00
FRIDAY, 15 Sept. 07.30 – 18.30
SATURDAY, 16 Sept. 08.30 – 19.00
SUNDAY, 17 Sept. 08.30 – 18.00

Download the BIC Conference App

The BIC app will help you to:

  • be instantly informed on any programme changes;
  • send your votes, questions and comments to the chairpersons of the Scientific Sessions and Satellite Symposia;
  • network with your peers and send individual or group messages;
  • have fun by sharing your tweets, photos, and comments on the social wall of the BIC Conference.

Your first steps to the use of the BIC App:

  • Set your profile to public! Go to your profile area and uncheck the Private function to be able to reach out to the other attendees. In this area you can also upload your image or avatar.
  • Allow push notifications in order to receive our BIC alerts about ongoing activities and possible changes in the programme.
  • We like social sharing: if you use your own twitter or instagram, do tag your comments and tweets with the official hashtags #9thBIC #9BIC #BICposters. They will appear in the BIC app and on the Social wall screen located in the Conference foyer.
  • If you don’t have any social media account of your own, you might as well use the Event Feed to share your comments and photos. Just click on the small (+) sign and start sharing.

We are grateful to Bayer for supporting us in the set up of the BIC app and social wall.


The venue is appoximately 20 minutes drive from Rome Termini Railway station and 30 minutes from Rome’s Fiumicino International Airport.
A shuttle train links Fiumicino airport to Rome Termini Railway station (32 minutes duration).
Shuttle buses and private transfers can also be organized, upon request.


English is the official language of the Congress. No translation will be available.


The Conference has been accredited for Italian CME: event n. 200179 (19 credits).
Professions involved: All Professions.

The 9th BIC International Conference, Rome, Italy, 15/09/2017-17/09/2017 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 19 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/go/internationalcme.
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.

In order to help you issue individual certificates to each participants, please find below the breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:

15.09.2017 – 6,00

16.09.2017 – 6,00

17.09.2017 – 7,00

The EACCME® awards ECMEC®s on the basis of 1 ECMEC® for one hour of CME with a maximum of 8 ECMEC®s per day.

Provider of Italian CME accreditation is Euro Medical Service Srl – ID 3765
International Accreditation is managed by SMC media Srl


To ensure that speakers will present their most recent research, the conference organizers are committed to strictly forbid any recording, photographs or filming of the scientific sessions unless prior permission has been obtained.


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