General Information

  • Venue Location

    Registration desk: +34 917223101

    Venue Location
    Strasbourg Convention Centre
    Address: Place de Bordeaux, 67082 Strasbourg, France
    Complete details:

  • Information / Congress Secretariat

    IMRP Secretariat
    c/o IS Event Solutions
    633 Notre-Dame
    St-Lambert, Qc, Canada J4P 2K8
    ONSITE NUMBER: +33 388 37 67 59
    Tel.: +1 450-550-3488 x114
    Fax: +1-514-227-5083

  • Emergency / First Aid

    For any emergency or first aid services inside the convention centre, please contact the convention centre staff or conference staff. EU wide emergency telephone number: 112

  • AV Instructions for Oral Presenters

  • Poster Guidelines

  • Certificate of Attendance

    A personalized Certificate of Attendance will be sent to all participants by email after the Meeting.

  • Coat and Luggage Check

    The coat check is located near the Cassin auditorium on the ground floor and is provided complimentary.

  • Dress Code

    Business casual at Conference.
    Black tie optional at Farewell Dinner.

  • Certificate of Attendance

    A personalized Certificate of Attendance will be sent to all participants by July 25 via email. Certificates of Presentation can be requested at the Speaker Ready Room starting Monday, July 2. Please note that the Certificate reflects the Presenter’s name and mentions the abstract authors.

  • Evaluation Form

    Please complete the paper evaluation form that will be distributed on Thursday, April 4 and return it to the registration desk before you leave the conference. Your feedback is highly valued.

  • Exhibit Hours

    The Exhibit Hall is located in Rhin Hall.

    Monday, April 1, 17:30-19:30
    Tuesay, April 2, 09:30-18:00
    Wednesday, April 3, 09:30-18:00
    Thursday, April 4, 09:30-13:30


  • iia General Meeting

    Thursday, April 4
    room: Cassin

  • Language

    The official language of the International Meeting on Radiation Processing will be English. Simultaneous translation is not provided.

  • Liability

    The International Irradiation Association, its Organizing Committees and Professional Congress Organizer shall not be held liable for personal accidents or losses or damage to private property of registered participants of the 19th International Meeting on Radiation Processing.

  • Lost and Found

    Any lost and found items will be held at the registration desk for the duration of the event. For any unclaimed items after the meeting, please contact IS Event Solutions.

  • Non-Smoking Environment

    The Strasbourg Convention Centre is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is forbidden in all areas.

  • Parking

    Parking is available onsite at the convention centre. Look out for Parking P3 in Av. Herrenschmidt (exit A350 Wacken from Motorway A35)

  • Phone Numbers

    Congress Information Desk +33 3 88 37 67 59
    Speaker Ready Room 514-789-3401

    33 is the contry code for France and 3 is the area code for Strasbourg. When making phone calls within Strasbourg, you can dial the local number without the country code or area code. To dial a number within Europe, you must enter tghe country's exit code, country code, area code followed by the local number.
    Hilton Strasbourg: +33-388-371010 Hotel Mercure Strasbourg Palais des congrès: +33-388-378000 Hospitals Hautepierre Hospital - Medical and surgical emergency
    +33 (0)3 88 12 70 20 Strasbourg Main Hospital
    +33 (0)3 88 12 80 82

  • Public Transportation

    TRAM lines:
    Line B or Line E
    Stop: Lycée Kleber or Wacken
    More information at

  • Registration

    The registration desk will be in operation during these hours:

    Monday, April 1, 07:30 – 19:30
    Tuesay, April 2, 07:30 – 17:30
    Wednesday, April 3, 07:30 – 17:00
    Thursday, April 4, 08:00 – 15:00

    Entrance to the convention centre, scientific sessions and the exhibit hall will be limited to badge holders only. For security purposes, delegates, accompanying guests and exhibitors must wear their name badges to all social functions.

  • Sales Taxes

    VAT (Taxe sur la valeur ajoutée - TVA) is a consumption tax paid on certain goods and services purchased in France and is included in the sales price of these goods and services. There are four rates of VAT in France :

    20%: This is the standard rate.
    10%: This applies to restaurants, transport, renovation/improvement works and certain medical drugs.
    5.5%: This applies to food, water and non alcoholic beverages, books, special equipment for the disabled and school canteens, some entertainment events and some domestic personal services.
    2.1%: Special rate - applies to medical drugs reimbursed by the French social security, TV licenses, the sale of live animals, press publications and certain entertainment events.

  • Shopping

    The Strasbourg and Bas-Rhin Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with the Strasbourg Tourist Office, the Strasbourg Events and Strasbourg Convention Bureau, are pleased to announce the launch of the “So Strasbourg” Application.

    Aimed mainly at conference attendees and tourists, this application allows visitors to the capital of Alsace to quickly find the shop they want, either by theme (Origin’Alsace, Luxury, Fashion, Beauty Accessories, Gourmet food, Art/Antiques, Multimedia), or by name (A to Z).

    More than 120 shops in the city centre as well as department stores and shopping malls are listed, together with their opening times and a calculation of the itinerary by geolocation. For more information about shopping in Strasbourg visit:

  • Social Events

    Monday, April 1 ||17:30-19:30
    Welcome Reception - sponsored by Sterigenics
    Rhin Hall, Strasbourg Convention Centre - Included in the registration fees.

    Welcome to IMRP 2019! Mingle and network with old friends and make new acquaintances. There is no better way to get ready for a 4-day meeting experience filled with great scientific content, social activities and tons of networking activities. Make sure to collect your registration materials beforehand.

    Thursday, April 4 || 18:30-23:00
    Gala Farewell Event "A symphony of food" - sponsored by Nordion
    Black Tie Optional

    Pavillon Joséphine
    Parc de l'orangerie, Ave de l'Europe
    Bus departure from conference venue between 18:30 and 19:00. Return transfers starting at 22:00.
    For this year's gala event, we chose to put the spotlight on the delicious local cuisine presented in an unusual concept. Imagine a sit-down dinner where you will have plenty of chances to get up and network with your colleagues and friends. Be ready to interact!

  • Time Difference

    CET/GMT +1 hour

  • Tipping

    Service is already included in the restaurant and hotel bills. However, if the service has been satisfactory then a tip equal to around 5 to 10 % of the value of the bill will certainly be appreciated.

  • To the Airport

  • WiFi

    Wireless Internet is available and can be accessed anywhere in the convention centre.

    Username: IMRP19
    Password: iiaglobal

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