General Information

General Information

Where is the venue? What is the currency in Mexico? Need an invitation letter?

Congress Venue

Cancun International Convention Center (CANCUN ICC)
Boulevard Kukulcan KM. 9 1er Piso Zona Hotelera 77500 Cancun Q.R. Mexico
Cancún, Mexico



The official language of the Congress is English.

Time Zone

Time zone in Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico (GMT-5).

Visa Requirements

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. Nationals from certain countries that are traveling for business and tourism purposes are allowed to enter Mexico without a visa. A list of these countries and further guidelines can be found on the website of the Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs.

If your country of origin is not listed, we advise you to contact your local Mexican Embassy or Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that may apply to you.

It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. Valid return tickets for the return journey and a passport valid for a period of at least six months beyond the contemplated period of stay are required for entry into Mexico.

Official Letter of Invitation

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent on request. It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or Congress to provide any financial assistance. For an invitation letter, please send your request via the Contact Us page on this website. Please make sure to send us your full name (as printed in your passport), full postal address and passport number. An official invitation letter will be created and sent to you by e-mail within 5-7 working days.


The official currency is the Mexican Peso (MXN).

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibition 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.

Safety and Security

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.

Liability and Insurance

The Congress Secretariat and Organizers​ 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 your trip.

Congress Organisers

Kenes Group
Rue Francois-Versonnex 7, 1207 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 908 0488   |    Fax: +41 22 906 9140