Opening Ceremony – Prague Congress Centre (PCC)

Once again the official opening of the congress will feature an opening address from the congress president and the ECSS president accompanied by locally flavoured entertainment. 

Opening reception and official opening of the exhibition SportEx – PCC level 2 foyer

Following the Opening Ceremony all delegates are invited to meet & greet, network and enjoy the Czech cuisine: finger food and drinks will be served. Limited capacity only, pre-booking required.

ECSS General Assembly – PCC

Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2019 

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Lecture room: Terrace 2A

All ECSS members are invited to join the ECSS General Assembly to be informed about the latest facts and figures and the development of the society.

ECSS SportEx Raffle 2019 – PCC SportEx exhibition area

Date: Wednesday, 3 July - Friday, 5 July 2019 

Time: Exhibition opening hours

Location: level 2 foyer

After the big success of the previous congresses, we are back with ECSS SportEx Raffle 2019 in Prague.

Uniting Excellence in Sport Science Cocktail Reception – Corinthia Hotel Prague

Date: Thursday, 4 July 2019 

Time: 20:30 - 22:30 

Location: Corinthia Hotel Prague Bellevue Hall. Corinthia Hotel is situated nearby PCC.  

Invitations only

Members of all ECSS boards together with top 14 candidates of this year’s YIA competition as well as former YIA winners are invited to this networking reception. Attendance is obligatory for 2019 YIA winners. 

5th ECSS Bengt Saltin Run

Date: Friday, 5 July 2018 

Time: 20:00 

Location: Vyšehrad park next to the Prague Congress Centre

A 5 km memorial running event in memory of ECSS Founding member and Patron Prof. Bengt Saltin supporting a local charity. 

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Friday Night Out

Date: Friday, 5 July 2019

Meeting point: 21:30 at pub '' Kopyto''

Address: Borivojova 883, 130 00 Praha 3-Zizkov, Czechia

Registration: not required

FEPSAC Evening

Date: Friday, 5 July 2019 

Time: 20:30 

Location: Pivovar Basta

Join the FEPSAC president, Anne-Marie Elbe, for an informal gathering after the interesting congress day to network and discuss.

Registration required.

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Closing Ceremony – PCC

Date: Saturday, 6 July 2019

Time: 18:00-18:30 

The Closing Ceremony will follow the Young Investigator Awards and will feature Thanks and Goodbye from Prague and a presentation of the 25th annual Congress ECSS 2020 in Seville, Spain.

ECSS Party

Date: Saturday, 6 July 2019 evening

Time: 20:00 

Location: Žofín Palace


Congress Office

ECSS Congress Prague 2019
Mrs Nantia Patera
Feldblumenweg 26
50858 Cologne - Germany
ECSS Congress Prague 2019

Phone availability after 15 April 2019

+49 177 8810 905

  • Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00
  • Friday: 14:00 - 16:00 CET
  • (Central European Time)

Congress Venue

The Prague Congress Center
5. kvetna 1640/65
140 00 Prague 4
Czech Republic