Before You Travel...


Dear Participant,

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 5th World Congress on Controversies in Multiple Myeloma (COMy), from May 16-18, 2019, in Paris, France. In preparation for this upcoming event, we would like to provide you with the below information for your perusal before traveling to join us at the COMy Congress:


Congress Venue and Headquarters Hotel
Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile
Address: 3 Place du Général Kœnig, 75017 Paris, France
Phone: +33 1 40 68 12 34

Getting to the Meeting Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Paris-Etoile is situated in central Paris. Directly connected to the Palais des Congrès, one of the largest conference venues in Paris, this business hotel is close to la Défense, the main business district of Paris. Its convenient location near the famous Champs-Elysées offers you a top selection for dining, shopping, and entertainment sites.


Charles de Gaulle Airport: It takes approx. 30-40 minutes to arrive from the airport to the hotel & the cost is approx. 45 EUR. 
Orly Airport: It takes approx. 40 minutes to arrive from the airport to the hotel & the cost is approx. 40 EUR.


From Charles de Gaulle Airport take the B train to Chatelet Les Halles where you will transfer to A train and exit Charles De Gaulle Etoile exit. You will then walk for aproximetly 1.2 km to the hotel.


Scientific Program
The Opening Session starts at 15:10 PM on Thursday, May 16, 2019.


Registration and Hospitality Desk
The Registration and Faculty Desk will operate during the following hours:
Thursday, 16 May - 14:00–20:15
Friday, 17 May - 8:00–19:15
Saturday, 18 May - 8:00–17:30


Please register upon arrival to receive your congress kit containing the COMy Program Book, your personal name badge, invitations, etc. Please remember to wear your name badge to all Congress activities and social events.


Exhibition Opening Hours
The Exhibition Area will be open during the following times:
Thursday, 16 May - 16:30–20:15
Friday, 17 May - 10:00–16:30
Saturday, 18 May - 10:30–15:00

Welcome Reception
The Congress Welcome Reception is sponsored by Celgene and will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 19:15 in the Exhibition Hall (Hall Regency 15).
All registered participants are invited to join us!

Invited Speakers Presentations
Speakers are requested to visit the technician in the speakers’ corner no later than 2 hours prior to the session for which they are scheduled to speak and upload their presentation. The speakers’ corner will operate during registration
desk opening hours.

Poster Presentations
Posters should be mounted by Thursday, May 16 at 16:30, and should be dismantled by Saturday, May 18 at 16:45. The Congress Organizer will not be responsible for posters that are not removed on time.
Poster presenters should plan to be beside their posters to answer questions during the breaks as scheduled in the program.
Please check your poster number in this Congress Program Book.


Prior to booking flights, registrants are strongly advised to confirm with their travel agent whether they require a Visa to travel to Paris. Information about Visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website:


Letter of Invitation
For individuals needing a formal letter of invitation from the COMy Congress, please find the link here where such a letter may be personalized and downloaded:

Dress Code
Informal for all occasions.


The weather in Paris at the beginning of May is usually quite pleasant, but cool. Average temperature is around 21˚C during the day, and an average of 10˚C at night.


Professional Congress Organizer
CME-Congresses Ltd. is the official Congress Organizer of the COMy Congress. For more information, please visit:


See you in Paris!

Tel: +44 20 3289 9552

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