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“The Future of Comprehensive Patient Care”

Ljubljana, Slovenia 21-23 September 2018

Under the auspices of the President of the Republic Slovenia Borut Pahor

General Information/Call for Papers


“The Future of Comprehensive Patient Care”
Ljubljana, Slovenia 21-23 September 2018


Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 11th European Congress for Integrative Medicine, “The Future of Comprehensive Patient Care” (ECIM), which  will be held in Slovenia at the end of September 2018.

Conference Registration is now open! For more information please visit  conference website

To register please click the “REGISTER” button on ECIM 2018 website or click HERE.

Early bird registration and abstract submission extended until July 15, 2018

Abstract template can be downloaded HERE.

All abstracts (max. 300 words) should be sent to
You will be notified of the status of your abstract within 5 working days after submission.

For any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.


Detailed information for Sponsors and Exhibitors can be downloaded HERE.

Conference milestones:


Announcement of venue and congress


Call for Abstracts

MAY 31. 2018

Abstract submission deadline

JUNE 20. 2018

Abstract confirmation
Deadline for reduced participant registration fee

JUNE 30. 2018

Preliminary program
Deadline for reduced exhibitors fee

JULY 31. 2018

Final program
Technical instructions for exhibitors

Regular Fee Schedule (euro)

  Early Registration Standard Registration Registration On Site
  Permanent ticket Day ticket Permanent ticket Day ticket Permanent ticket Day ticket
Physicians, Scientists
400 210 500 260 600 360
Physicians, Scientists
(reduced fee for members
360 210 410 260 510 360
Students/other health
care professionals
110   160   210  

*Reduced fees apply only after supporting documentation has been received by the congress administration.

Pre-Congress Workshops and Seminars          50 Euro

Post-Congress Workshops and Seminars        50 Euro

MAY 31. 2018
Registration for the organization of seminars and workshops submission deadline


Coming by plane
The main international airport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, which is set 25 km from Ljubljana. It is currently served by around 250 direct scheduled flights per week from all major hubs in Europe, with a high share among them that are operated by Adria Airways, a member of Star Alliance, and also by low-fare airlines (Wizz Air and EasyJet). Other airports in the area include Trieste Airport, Italy (125 km to Ljubljana), Klagenfurt Airport, Austria (120 km to Ljubljana) and Zagreb Airport, Croatia (147 km to Ljubljana)
For transfer to/from Ljubljana and nearby airports or cities (Ljubljana Airport, Maribor, Trieste, Venice, Treviso, Bologna, Verona, Milano, Klagenfurt, Graz, Salzburg, Wien, München, Zagreb) we recommend shuttle service by GoOpti that enables you to book adaptable low-cost transfers to airports and cities, which are instantly confirmed, 100% reliable and carried out by skilled drivers and clean modern vehicles. All transfers are guaranteed, confirmed, available 24/7, door-to-door (from airport directly to hotel). We recommend that you book tickets as soon as possible because of GoOpti dynamic pricing models.

Coming by train
Ljubljana can be easily reached from all major European cities. For more information visit the DB TravelService.

Coming by car
You can enter Slovenia via one of the border crossings with Italy, Austria, Hungary or Croatia, or you can rent a car in one of our car rental agencies. Slovenia’s highways are good and clearly signposted.

Travel documents
To enter Slovenia you need a relevant travel document. EU/EEA citizens do not necessarily need a passport, a valid identity card is sufficient. Participants from non EU/EEA countries wishing to enter the Republic of Slovenia need a valid passport, or a valid passport and a visa or residence permit, unless otherwise stipulated by law or international agreement. For more information on whether you need a visa to enter Slovenia, choose your country at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Useful information for visitors
Slovenia is located in the Central European time zone (CET/CEST), which covers most of Western/Central Continental Europe, except for the British Isles and Portugal.
Mains power supply is 230 V, 50 Hz, Schuko plugs. Visitors from the British Isles, North America, Australia, New Zealand and the Far East will need adaptors.
European Economic Area nationals and Swiss nationals should obtain, and bring with them, their European Health Insurance Card. All other nationals are advised to arrange an appropriate health insurance cover for the duration of their stay in Slovenia.
Tap water is safe to drink. Even more, the quality of tap water in Ljubljana is really high.
The national emergency number is 112.

Enjoy the Gala dinner

Gala Dinner of the ECIM 2018 Conference will be organized on Saturday in the Grand Union hall of Grand hotel Union (conference venue). The event aims to answer the question why Slovenian culinary scene is gaining significant attention around the world.

CongressOfficial Language English

Certificate of Attendance

You will receive your Certificate of Attendance via email on request after the congress.

You can load your presentation directly onto the computers in the respective rooms.

With this in mind, please be present in the respective room 30 minutes before the session begins. The congress staff will be of assistance when needed.

Please note: In order to avoid delay in the order of events, the use of personal note books is not allowed. Equipment for projection and computers is available in every conference room.

Continued Medical Education Credit Points
For speakers 12 ETCS , for delegates 6 ETCS.

Internet Access

Participants who booked a room at the congress venue will have internet access via their room code.
Free WiFi for all delegates in conference rooms.