Practical information A-Z


No official lunches will be provided for Congress participants but there will be a number of lunch facilities around the Congress centre, including cafeterias, restaurants, bars and several coffee/snack points.

The official catering partner is not confirmed yet.


Please note that no childcare service will be provided in Paris.

Congress partners

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris

B Network
Rue Royale 20
75008 Paris
Tel : +33 158 162 011
e-mail :

Find out how to make individual and group accommodation bookings

Congrex Switzerland Ltd
Peter Merian-Strasse 80
CH-4002 Basel
Tel: +41 61 686 77 77, Fax: +41 61 686 77 88

Dates and opening hours

  Congress centre Registration Speakers' preview room ERS sessions Industry evening symposia Exhbition
Saturday, 15 September 07:00-21:00 07:00-18:15 07:30-17:30 09:30-17:30*    
Sunday, 16 September 06:30-19:30 06:30-17:30 07:30-17:30 08:30-16:45 17:15-19:15 09:00-17:00
Monday, 17 September 06:30-19:30 06:30-17:30 07:30-17:30 07:00-16:45 17:15-19:15 09:00-17:00
Tuesday, 18 September 06:30-19:30 06:30-17:30 07:30-17:30 07:00-16:45 17:15-19:15 09:00-17:00
Wednesday, 19 September 06:30-13:30* 06:30-14:00 08:00-11:00 08:30-12:45   09:00-12:00

* all times are subject to change

Insurance and disclaimer

The European Respiratory Society (ERS), Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Interplan, the registration partner and all other Congress partners accept no liability for injuries and/or losses of whatever nature incurred by participants and/or accompanying persons, nor for loss or damage to their luggage and/or personal belongings. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

Transportation cards

The transportation card will not be offered for the ERS International Congress 2018. However, it can be purchased in advance when registering for the Congress or on-site at the dedicated desks.

Further information and prices will be available when registration opens in April 2018.