General Information


Firenze Fiera

Palazzo dei Congressi

Piazza Adua n.1,50123 Firenze Italy

Tel +39 055 4972266


The official language of the Congress is English.


The average temperature in Florence in March is mild, around 11 - 14°C. 


Participants are requested to check with the Consulate/Embassy of Italy or diplomatic mission in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Visa Invitation Letter

Participants can download a visa invitation letter when they register. If you have already registered, please find the link for this visa letter on your confirmation e-mail.

Agent for Italian Organizations and Participants

As Organizers of the 5th International Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology & Autoimmunity taking place in Florence, Italy from 14-16 March 2019, we entrust TWT srl, Rome, to collect the applications from pharmaceutical companies (participating as sponsors or exhibitors) for the Italian Ministry of Health agency AIFA procedure, in compliance with the instructions given by the Legislative Order 219 of the 24th april 2006 – art. 124.

Further details are available on AIFA (Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco – Tel. +39 06 5978401)
Web :
Go to : Quick links menu
Click on : Authorization for Congresses & Meetings

PLEASE NOTE:  Kenes International is not involved in the registration procedure. It is the pharmaceutical companies’ sole responsibility to adhere to the above regulations directly via a local agent.

Please contact TWT srl no latest than 70 days before the beginning of the congress.

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Mr. Gianni Frontani /
Mrs. Anna Lupidi /

Via Arrigo Davila 130
00179 Rome, Italy
Tel:  +39 06 4424 9321
Fax: +39 06 9933 1533

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Liability & Insurance

The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Congress Organizers

Please do not hesitate to contact the Organizers if you require any additional information or assistance. Kindly use the Contact Us form for this purpose.