Published September 25, 2017 v 1:01 pm | category  importantPrint

Dear ESPA Congress 2017 Participants,

On behalf of the Congress Organizers we would like to thank you for registering for the upcoming 9th ESPA European Congress for Paediatric Anaesthesiology which will be held on September 28th – 30th, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

As the Congress is drawing near we would like to provide you with some important information.


Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow

Address: 301 Argyle Street, G2 8DL Glasgow, United Kingdom
A short walk connects guests with the city’s network of bus, urban rail and underground transport systems. The Buchanan Bus Station and the Queen Street Rail Station are 10 minutes away.
The Glasgow Airport is 12 kilometres from the hotel (about 20 minutes by taxi). The airport bus is a quick and affordable option to reach the hotel; leave the bus at Central Station and walk 200 metres down Hope Street to find the Hotel.


Opening hours:

Thursday, September 288:00-18:30
Friday, September 298:00-18:00
Saturday, September 307:30-13:00

On-site registration fees:

Registration fee

On site




ESPA Members

510 GBP

264 GBP

264 GBP

132 GBP


561 GBP

281 GBP

281 GBP

140 GBP

Reduced Fee

332 GBP

170 GBP

170 GBP

85 GBP


332 GBP

170 GBP

170 GBP

85 GBP


264 GBP

136 GBP

136 GBP

68 GBP

Registration fee for delegates includes:

  • Attendance at the Scientific Sessions
  • Admission to the Exhibition Area
  • Congress Bag, Congress documents, Final Programme
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Lunch
  • Welcome Cocktail, Civic Reception


The detailed scientific programme can be downloaded from the Congress website – please follow the link.


All Congress participants can also register for any of the following workshops:
Workshop 1 How To Write/Review A Manuscript
Workshop 2 Teach The Teacher: How To Prepare And Perform A Great Talk
Workshop 3 Chronic Pain
Workshop 4 Transfer Of Critically Ill Child From Remote Locations
Workshop 5 Transfer Of Critically Ill Child From Remote Locations
Workshop 6 Chronic Pain

Detailed programme and timetable of the workshops is to be found on the Congress website – please follow the link.
To register for the workshop please contact us at
The fee for a workshop is 25 GBP. The number of workshop participants is limited.


For the Evaluation Form please download the mobile application ESPA 2017. You are kindly requested to fill out the on-line evaluation form available in the mobile application. It is also a requirement of accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Please fill it in and submit it. You will receive the Certificate of Attendance via e-mail after the Congress.


Welcome Drink
Date:    Thursday, September 28
Time:    18.30 – 19.30
Place:   Hotel Foyer – Radisson Blu Hotel
Price:    Included in the registration fee

Wine with the Lord Provost

Date:    Friday, September 29
Time:    19.00 – 20.00
Place:   Glasgow City Chambers
Price:    Included in the registration fee
Transport: not arranged, within walking distance

Congress Dinner

Date:    Friday, September 29
Time:    20.15 – 22.30
Place:   Trades Hall of Glasgow
Price:    75 GBP, admission with tickets only

Transport: not arranged, within walking distance

Last tickets can be purchased at the registration desk on 28.9.2017 (Thursday by 12PM).  

Other Information


English is the official language of the Congress. All Congress materials and presentations must be in English.

City Map

Download our handy Glasgow City Map for hints and tips on places to visit in the Glasgow city, theatres, concert halls, shopping centres and more.


Free Wi-Fi internet is available on the congress floor.
Network: ESPA_2017
Password: Espa2017

Mobile Application

  • Congress information at your fingertips
  • Browse the programme
  • Build a personalized schedule
  • View a list of speakers
  • Search for abstracts
  • Fill out our evaluation form, rate each presentation you attended, and get your CME certificate
  • Network with participants
  • Ask your speaker

Search for ESPA 2017 on the App Store or Google Play or use QR code

We would like to kindly ask you to process all your payments online before arriving to the congress. 

In case you have paid a few days before the conference by bank transfer, please bring a copy of the bank transfer with you. 

More information about 9th ESPA European Congress for Paediatric Anaesthesiology can be found here.

We wish you a nice journey and we are looking forward to seeing you in Glasgow! 

Sincerely Yours,

ESPA 2017 Congress Secretariat