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: tba 

Lecture room: tba 

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 Raffle Game 2019 – PCC SportEx exhibition area

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

Time: Exhibition opening hours

Location: level 2 foyer

After success on the previous congress, we are back with ECSS Raffle Game 2019 in Prague.

ECSS All Boards and YIA Reception – Corinthia Hotel Prague

Date: Thursday, 4 July 2019 

Time: 20:00 - 22:30 

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

Invitations only

Members of all ECSS boards together with top 15 candidates at this year’s congress as well as former YIA winners are invited to the networking reception. Attendance is obligatory for 2019 YIA winners. 

5th ECSS Bengt Saltin Run

Date: Friday, 5 July 2018 

Time: 07:00 

Location: tba 

Organised in the memory of ECSS Founding member and Patron Prof. Bengt Saltin. 

More information coming soon.

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.

More information

Closing Ceremony – PCC

Date: Saturday, 6 July 2019

Time: 18:00-18:30 

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.

Farewell networking event – tba

Date: Saturday, 6 July 2019 evening


Congress Office

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

Phone availability after 15 April 2019

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