Frequently asked questions

ATM/cash machine

You will find a ATM/cash machine in the registration hall on the left.

The certificate will be available for download on our website ( shortly after the course. Please enter your name and the last 5 digits of your badge barcode.

CME points
In order to receive CME points, German doctors must enter their LÄK barcode plus signature in the available lists twice a day (morning and afternoon), each day they attend the congress. Lists are available at the registration counters.

Disabled access
Please use the elevator in entrance hall east to reach the lecture hall. For those of restricted walking ability, wheelchairs are available at entrance hall east. Please contact one of our hostesses, if you need assistance.

Floor plan
You will find the floor plan in the programme and LINC app.

Information desk
For your convenience we have arranged an information desk in hall 2. You will be able to obtain information/make reservations regarding local restaurants, hotels, ticket sales, etc.

Internet access
Internet is available for free in the exhibit area during the entire duration of the congress.

Network: CCL, Username: linc2019, Password: leipzig

iPad rental service
In the Entrance Halle East we have one „iPad rental“ service counter. Participants can rent an iPad without charge, however they have to present their credit card details. The credit card will be charged with 800,– Euro plus VAT, in case the iPad should not be returned by Friday, January 25, 2019, by 12:30pm.

Lecture rooms
Room 1: Main Arena 1

The Main Arena 1 will seat up to 1.200 persons. Full day programme with state of the art lectures, clinical trial reviews and controversial, interdisciplinary debates, alternating with numerous live case demonstrations highlighting current interventional challenges and new technologies.

Room 2: Main Arena 2

The Main Arena 2 will have a capacity of approximately 700 seats and the programme will focus on endovascular aortic interventions and other fields of endovascular surgery.

Room 3: Technical Forum

The programme in this room with a capacity of approximately 500 seats, is dedicated to detailed discussions of featured live and recorded cases and interdisciplinary debates.

Room 4: Discussion Forum

This amphitheatre-style room has a capacity of approximately 200 seats and will feature sessions with specific technical focus, as well as on controversial interdisciplinary debates.

Room 5: Global Expert Forum

Renowned experts from around the globe will present challenging case reviews. Region-specific experiences and techniques will be discussed with an interdisciplinary faculty. The programme will be supported with selected pre-recorded and live cases.

Room 6: Speakers‘ Corner

This room with an informal lounge style character will feature presentations of selected abstracts, clinical cases and complications, as well as clinical trial updates.

Room 7: Speakers‘ Corner

This new room with an informal lounge style character will feature presentations of selected abstracts, clinical cases and complications, as well as clinical trial updates.

Lost and found
You will find the lost and found counter in the registration hall, wardrobe.

Meeting rooms
All meeting rooms are located in the adjacent CCL. Please follow the signs from hall 2 to the CCL.

A concierge at the CCL will show you the location of your meeting room. The key can be picked up on Monday, January 21, 2019, between 12h00 and 15h00 at the concierge‘s desk and during the congress hours. The key needs to be returned by Friday, January 25, 2019, 12h00, at the concierge‘s desk. We will charge 150,00 Euro fine, if the key is not returned.

Die Apotheke im Sachsenpark: +49 (0)341 52 66 20

An der Passage 1, 04356 Leipzig

Poster session
You will find the poster session in the exhibition hall in front of Main Arena 1. Electronic posters will be displayed Tuesday until Thursday from 08:00 – 18:00.

Presentations/Live cases for viewing after LINC 2019
Presentations will be available for download on our website shortly after LINC 2019.

All live cases are available for viewing on the LINC app, a selection of live cases will be available for viewing on our website.

Press room
The press room is located in the adjacent CCL, level 2, Multi purpose area 3. Please follow the signs from hall 2 to the CCL.

The qr-code on your badge contains your encoded contact details. Only exhibitors who have the LINC 2019 qr-code reader will be able to obtain them from you. By letting exhibitors scan your badge, you give your consent to share your data.

We will be taking photography throughout the event for use in future marketing and communication activities. If you DO NOT wish your photo to be included, please pick up a GREEN lanyard from the registration desks so that you can be identified by our photographer.

Registration desks will be open on
Tuesday, January 22, 07:00 – 18:00

Wednesday, January 23, 07:30 – 18:00

Thursday, January 24, 07:30 – 18:00

Friday, January 25, 08:30 – 12:00
The name badge must be worn at all times for admittance to all LINC 2019 sessions, including the exhibit area. No new badge will be printed in case of loss. No exceptions will be made.

At LINC 2019 you have the opportunity to visit our restaurants right next to hall 2. One restaurant offers a self-service counter for beverages and snacks, the other is a full service restaurant, serving a variety of hot and cold dishes every day of the congress.

Room of silence
The room of silence is located in the CCL, Multi-Purpose Area 4, level 0. Please follow the signs from hall 2 to the CCL.

Opening hours:

Tuesday, January 22, until Thursday, January 24, from 07:00 – 18:00

Friday, January 25, from 08:00 – 12:00

Schedule of Exhibit hall
Opening: Tuesday, January 22, 8:00
Exhibit hours: Tuesday, January 22, 8:00–18:00

Wednesday, January 23, 8:00–18:00

Thursday, January 24, 8:00–18:00

Friday, January 25, 9:00–12:00
Dismantling on Friday starts from 15:00

Social dinner
Tickets for our social dinner in the Moritzbastei on Thursday, January 24, 2019, can be purchased for 40,00 Euro at the ticket counter on Wednesday and Thursday from 13.00 until 18.00 o'clock on a first comes – first serves basis, max. 3 tickets per person. It will take place at the Moritz Bastei, Universitätsstraße 9, Leipzig from 8pm. General admission, 40,00 Euro incl. 19% VAT

Löwentaxi Leipzig: +49 (0)341/98 22 22

Älteste Leipziger Funktaxenzentrale: +49 (0)341/48 84

TAXI 4233 LEIPZIG: +49 (0)341/42 33

Transit to and from the Trade Fair
Shuttle Service
At LINC 2019 we offer our participants a shuttle service to and from the Messe Leipzig. Bus shuttles will be leaving every morning in front of the designated hotels to bring our participants to the entrance hall east.

– changes may still occur – 

Tuesday at 07:00am

Wednesday at 07:15am

Thursday at 07:15am

Friday at 08:20am

in front of the following hotels:

• Adina Apartment Hotel Leipzig
• Balance Hotel Leipzig Alte Messe
• Book Hotel Leipzig
• H+ Hotel Leipzig
• H4-Hotel Leipzig
• Hotel Fürstenhof
• Hotel Michaelis
• Innside by Melia
• InterCityHotel
• LOGINN by ACHAT Leipzig
• Marriott Hotel Leipzig
• Mercure Hotel Art Leipzig
• Mercure Hotel Leipzig Am Johannisplatz
• NH Hotel Leipzig Messe
• Pentahotel Leipzig
• Radisson Blu Hotel
• Sachsenpark-Hotel
• Seaside Park Hotel
• Steigenberger Grandhotel
• The Westin Hotel
• Victor’s Residenz-Hotel

These shuttles are also available in the evening for the return trip after the scientific programme has adjourned for the day (approximately 18:00).

Transit to and from the Congress Center:
From the city center:
• Tramway:

Tramway 16 leaves every 10 minutes from the central train station to the Trade Fair Leipzig (last stop: „Messegelände“). This ride will take 19 minutes. There will be shuttle buses from the tramway stop to the entrance east.

• Train:

Every 5–15 minutes (depending on time of day, please check schedule) a train leaves from the central station to „Leipzig Messe“. The ride will take 6 minutes. From the stop to entrance east you can either walk (approx. 20 minutes) or take tramway 16.

• From the airport:

The airport express (train) leaves every 30 minutes and will bring you to the „Leipzig–Neue Messe“. From the stop to entrance east you can either walk (approx. 20 minutes) or take tramway 16.