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    Be aware of websites, companies and/or individuals that falsely claim to provide registration, hotel bookings and other services for the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress. Registration is handled by the ERS Congress Registration Team and hotel accommodation by bnetwork only. ERS does not accept any responsibility for bookings made via unofficial websites/agencies or any money lost as a result. This website is the official and only ERS International Congress website.

Practical information

Everything you need to know about the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress Milan 2023.

Abstracts on USB keys

With the support of GSK, the ERS is offering delegates an electronic copy of the ERS Congress Abstracts on USB keys, which they can collect free of charge from the GSK exhibition stand (located in the Exhibition Hall) in exchange for a voucher in the Badge Holder.

The USB keys will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Cash Dispenser

Cash dispensers are located within the Congress venue as follows:

  • On the balcony of South wing (Level +1)
  • On the balcony on Hall 3 (Level +1)
  • In the foyer area of North Wing (Level +1)


No official lunches will be provided for Congress participants but there will be a number of lunch facilities around the congress venue, including cafeterias, restaurants, bars and several coffee/snack points.


A cloakroom service for coats and reasonably sized luggage is available during the opening hours of the Congress. The cloakroom service will be located in the Registration area and is at the delegates’ own expense. The cost per item is €4.

Data scanning system

Congress badges will have a QR code that contains a link to some of the personal data (first/last name, address, e-mail and professional category) delegates have submitted to ERS to register for the 2023 ERS International Congress. By allowing any third party to scan their badge during this event, participants give their consent to share their data with them. The barcode will act as an electronic business card. Nonetheless, delegates are under no obligation under any circumstances to share their details with any third party during this event. This does not include the security checks at the entrance of the Congress Center or of each hall.

Dates and opening hours

Coming soon

Dress code

Dress will be informal throughout the Congress. ERS reserves the right to refuse access when deemed necessary for the comfort and safety of all delegates.

Exhibition Access

This exhibition is restricted to healthcare professionals. The general public (inclusive of patients and children) are forbidden by international law to enter the exhibition or any room hosting an industry activity. In addition, the ERS asks delegates and faculty to refrain from taking children to any scientific sessions or practical demonstrations. In the event that children are required to enter the Congress venue, they should by supervised by an adult at all times and observe the restrictions that apply to limited access area. In the event that a member of public is invited to participate in the ERS Congress Scientific Programme, they should be accompanied by a qualified healthcare professional or ERS representative, observing the ERS restrictions where appropriate.

Hotel Desk

A Hotel Desk will be available in the ERS Registration Area from Saturday 9 September to Wednesday 13 September, 2023, during Congress opening hours.

Insurance and disclaimer

ERS accepts no liability for injuries and/or losses of whatever nature incurred by participants and/or accompanying persons, nor for loss or damage to their luggage and/or personal belongings. Please check the validity of your own insurance.


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

Lost and Found

Please refer to the cloakroom for the lost & found items.

Mobile phone policy

Please respect your fellow colleagues and friends by switching off your mobile phone in all meeting and poster rooms.


There is a parking available inside the venue, on the roof of Hall 3-4. You can enter through Viale Teodorico. It costs €15 for the whole day or €9 after 14:00 CEST.


Please pay special attention to your personal belongings, especially when walking around the city centre and on public transport.

Any security problems or concerns within the Congress venue should be reported to a uniformed member of staff. Emergency exits are marked with exit signs.


The ERS congress will take place in Allianz MiCo, which is a smoke free venue. The smoking ban applies to the whole buildings, including the catering locations and loading areas. As smoking is a major cause of lung disease, ERS further asks Congress participants and exhibitors not to smoke in Allianz MiCo or any area within 100 meters of the building.

Special accessibility needs

Depending on the availability, it is possible to acquire a manual wheelchair on site. Manual wheelchairs are free of charge and can be picked up at the cloakroom. A personal ID will be requested as a guarantee until the wheelchair is returned.


Taxis will be available at the back of Hall 3 during Congress days and opening times.

Tourist information

The Milan City Desk, located in the registration area, will be available to provide further information about the city and your visit.

Transportation Cards

Book your Transportation Cards – coming soon

A transportation card costs €18,50 until July 14, 2023 for five full days of unlimited travel within the city. This special price will be available until July 14 2023.
If purchased later, please note that transportation cards will be available for purchase onsite at the Hotel Desk, at a standard price.
Kindly note, only credit card payments will be accepted.
The ticket is non refundable and you may collect it at the Congress Center.
Should you need further information please contact ers2023.atm@micodmc.it

The ticket is valid on:

  • All underground and surface lines
  • All stops on the M1, M3, M4 and M5 lines
  • On the M2 line, the ticket is valid only until Cascina Burrona station. Beyond this station, there will be a supplement to be paid
  • On the M2 line, the ticket is valid up to Assago Forum, Piazza Abbiategrasso and Cologno Nord
  • On Trenord railway lines, including the S line (those that cross the railway link)

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