General information

The 1st Copenhagen Surgical Pathology Update 2017 will take place over 2,5 days from Monday morning 19th June through Wednesday lunch time 21st June 2017 at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark. The conference attracts delegates from Denmark and the USA, as well as other countries.

The conference is organized for the first time in 2017 with the aim of becoming a recurring bi-annual conference. It is organized in collaboration Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark and MD Anderson, Cancer Center Houston, TX, USA.

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Good to know: 


Visa and official Letter of Invitation

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Danish Embassy or Consulate for instructions on visa regulations and application procedures. The participant is responsible for obtaining a visa if necessary. A valid passport is required for traveling to Denmark.

Official letters of invitation can be requested by sending an email to Please note that the letter of invitation will not be send before the participant have registered and paid the registration fee.


There will be Wi-Fi available for all participants.


Please make sure to take off your name badge and congress bag when you go sightseeing in Copenhagen. Wearing the name and bag identifies you as a tourist, which might attract pickpockets.


You are requested to arrange your own health and travel insurance for your stay in Copenhagen.

The insurance should cover all activities during your stay, e.g. social activities etc.

The congress organizer is not responsible for any injuries or damages occurring during the congress nor during your stay in Copenhagen/Denmark.


Copenhagen has an extensive and reliable network of public transportation. It includes buses, sailing harbor buses, trains and metro.

Voltage and plugs

Electricity in Denmark is 220-volt current. Plugs are European standard with two round pins.

Name badges

Entrance to the conference area and to the various social events will be limited to badge holders only. You will collect your badge at the registration desk during the registration desk opening hours.

Banks, currency & credit card

The currency in Denmark is Danish Kroner (DKK). Most hotels, shops and taxis accept all major credit cards. Larger shops do also accept Euro. Automated cash machines, which you can use with your credit card, are available all over the city. Banks are open Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 16:00, Thursday to 18:00.



Service charges are always included in the bill and extra gratuities are not necessary, but appreciated.