How to get to IAPD 2023

IAPD 2023 will be held at the Maastricht Exhibition and Conference Centre (MECC). 

Please click here to find more information on the congress venue and how to get there. 


Bus drivers in Maastricht are aware that IAPD is coming! After collecting your badge at the congress venue, you are able to use the buses within Maastricht for free, simply by showing your badge. Visit the public transportation website to see the time schedules:


In case of (private) transfers, kindly visit


Scientific Program highlights & Abstract book

The most up to date version of the program is now available online on our Mobile app. The abstract book will be available soon. Take a look at our program at a glance and familiarize yourself with the variety of sessions and social activities. 


Mobile App

Get the most out of the IAPD Congress and download the mobile app. Here you will find the detailed program per day, learn all about our sponsors and where to locate them on the exhibition floor, view all abstracts and have the general information you need to know at hand. 


To download the Mobile app, please scan the QR Code below and search for ‘IAPD 2023’. 




The Registration area at the MECC is located at Trajectum, and will be open during the following hours: 


Wednesday June 14        08:00 – 20:00  

Thursday June 15            08:00 – 16:30  

Friday June 16                 08:30 – 18:30  

Saturday June 17             08:30 – 15:00 


Upon arrival, please visit the registration desk to collect your name badge and additional information. 

Please note that if your registration payment has not been received, you will be asked to settle the open amount before collecting your name badge. The on-site methods of payment are credit card (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX) or cash only (EUR). 



All pre-registered participants will receive a personal badge upon arrival at the registration desk. You are required to wear this badge at all times during the congress. 

You will or have received a personal QR Code confirmation. Please bring this document with you to the congress venue and have your badge printed.


Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception

Make sure to join us on Wednesday June 14 from 18:00 – 21:00 when we will officially open the congress, followed by a welcome reception on the Exhibition floor. Visit our website for more information:


Social Events

You have the possibility to buy our social event tickets onsite. Please visit our registration desk located at Trajectum. 


Exhibition and Poster Area

Get to know our sponsors and visit the Exhibition floor, where also the poster area is located. All coffee and lunch breaks will be served on the Exhibition floor. Please find below the opening hours: 


Wednesday June 14         19:30 – 21:00  

Thursday June 15             10:00 – 18:00  

Friday June 16                  10:30 – 18:00  

Saturday June 17              10:30 – 14:30


Instructions for Presenters

If you are a speaker or a poster presenter, kindly check the detailed instructions online:  

Oral presenter instructions  

Poster presenter instructions 

Speaker instructions

Oral presenters are expected to upload their slides at least 1 hour prior to the beginning of their session at the Speaker Ready Room, located at room 0.7 Lisbon. 

Kindly note the use of your own laptop during your presentation is NOT possible.



WiFi is available in the congress related areas.  

Network name: IAPD 2023 

Password: joinforces