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Call for Volunteers

Why volunteer?
  • Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, get connected and network with scientists and professionals dedicated to the various aspects of clinical cell analysis
  • You will be given free access to ESCCA 2023
  • You will gain practical experience in the organisational aspects of conferences
  • Volunteers play an integral role and contribute to the success of the meeting
  • You will receive a Certificate of Assistance & Attendance

The Call for Volunteers including more information on the tasks, the working schedule, qualifications and requirements can be (pre-)ordered from the Conference Coordinator, Babette Schmidt, at

Registration on-site

Opening hours registration desk:
Day Time
Wednesday 27 September 2023 08:00-19:00
Thursday 28 September 2023 08:30-17:30
Friday 29 September 2023 09:00-17:30
Saturday 30 September 2023 09:00-13:00
Name badges and tickets

For security purposes, delegates and exhibitors must wear their name badges at all times. Entrance to the meeting rooms and the exhibition area are limited to badge holders only.
Delegates who have pre-registered for the Conference Dinner on Friday 29 September will have a code on the badge. Please do not forget to bring your badge with you, it will be checked at the entrance. There may be some places left, please contact the Registration Desk.

General information

Abstracts and presentations

The Abstract book will be e-mailed to registered participants before the Conference. The individual abstracts can also be consulted in the congress app. After the Congress the abstract can be downloaded from the ESCCA membership section. 

The PPT presentations of the invited speakers will be available on this website after the Conference. Registered participants will receive an access code by email after the Conference. The presentations will be available for a limited time. If you are an ESCCA member, you will have unlimited access to these presentations via the membership section. There, you can also find the educational session presentations of previous conferences.


Accreditation will NOT be applied for. You will receive a personal certificate of attendance stating the number of contact hours will be sent to you by e-mail after the Conference. 

Certificate of attendance 

A personal certificate of attendance stating the number of contact hours/credits will be sent to you by e-mail after the Conference. 

Conference Language

The official conference language is English.

Conference app

On Monday 25 September you will receive an email with instructions and a direct link to download the ESCCA Conference App. Please check your spam folder if you haven’t received this email by 17:00 hrs. A printed programme will not be made available. We strongly recommend that you download the App and create an account before you travel to the Conference. It contains all the information! The App supports iOS version 12 or later on iPhone/iPad; OS version 8 or later on Android.

Dress Code

The dress code during the entire meeting including the Conference Dinner is 'smart casual'.


The Netherlands use the type F electrical plug. This plug has two round pins, spaced about 2 cm apart, and is the same as those used in many countries in Continental Europe. The electricity network operates at 230 Volts. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100 V - 127 V (as is in the US, Canada and most South American countries), you need a voltage converter and/or a combined power plug adapter/voltage converter.


Free WiFi will be available in the conference venue for roaming and browsing on mobile phones, tablets/iPads. 


Delegates are advised to arrange adequate travel, health and other insurance before they leave their home country. The Organising Committee and the Conference organisers will not be liable and will not compensate for any damage incurred to participants during the ESCCA Conference. 

Mobile phones

Mobile phones must be switched off or set to silent, non-vibrate mode when delegates are in the meeting rooms.

Photographing and filming

Filming of lectures and participants is not allowed without prior consent. When taking pictures, please bear the privacy of other delegates in mind.

Public transport

For detailed information on Dutch public transport and time schedules, please see the transport hub The OV-chipkaart (public transport card) is the payment method for public transport in the Netherlands. A disposable card can be purchased from the public transport companies or at the ticket vending machines located at Utrecht Central Station. You will need to check in and check out with this card when entering a train station or at the card reader in buses and trams. More info can be found here

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not permitted in the Jaarbeurs, public buildings, public transportation and in all restaurants.


Tipping in restaurants, taxis and hotels is common. The normal tip is 10% for restaurants or taxis. In hotels, porters are generally tipped 1 euro per bag.


ESCCA and Your Conference Support, its Board members, officers, agents and employees (hereafter referred to as: the organisers) accept no liability for personal injuries or loss, of any nature whatsoever, or for loss or damage to property either during or as a result of the ESCCA 2023 Conference.

Delegates are advised to arrange adequate travel, health, and other insurance before they leave their home country. Participation is completely at the participant’s own risk. The organisers will not be liable and will not compensate for any damage incurred to participants during the meeting. The organisers are hereby released from all claims.