COSTEM 2023 General Information

Congress Venue and Headquarter Hotel
Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin
Friedrichstraße 151, Dorotheenstraße 65
10117 Berlin, Germany

Thursday, October 19, 2023 to Saturday, October 21, 2023

English is the official language of the Congress.

Scientific Program
The full program can be viewed here.

All program sessions will also be live-streamed via the congress platform.

Registration Opening Hours
Thursday, October 19th – 16:00-19:00
Friday October 20th – 07:30-19:15
Saturday, October 21st – 08:45-16:45

Please approach the COSTEM registration desk upon arrival to receive your meeting kit containing the COSTEM Program Book, your personal name badge, etc. Please remember to wear your name badge to all congress activities and social events.

If you have not already registered for the congress, please click here to register.

On-Site Exhibition Opening Hours
Friday October 20th 10:30-17:00
Saturday, October 21st 10:30-15:30

Welcome Reception
The COSTEM Welcome Reception will be held on Thursday, October 19th from at 18:30 in the Hotel Lobby.
All registered participants are invited to join us!

Poster Area
Posters are available for viewing via the COSTEM platform here, and also on-site. Some posters, as indicated on the platform page are e-poster only.
All on-site participants are invited to join the Poster Walk and Awards Session scheduled from 18:15 on Friday, October 20th.

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

CME Congresses Ltd. will not be responsible for any cancellations or delays caused by authorities due to a lack of Visa or other required documentation.

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

October is a beautiful month in Berlin, with the autumn colors vivid throughout the city. However, it is recommended to dress warmly! You can expect an average daily temperature this month to vary – some days will be warmer and around 16°C (about 60°F), or chillier at 10°C (about 49°F). At night, the lows start to tease of the coming winter, with temperatures getting all the way down to 6°C (around 43°F).

The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents, nor loss of or damage to private property of delegates, either during or directly arising from the 8th Congress on Controversies in Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies (COSTEM). Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.


  • CME Accreditation
    COSTEM 2022 has been reviewed and approved for CME accreditation by the EBAH and the Ärztekammer Berlin. Please review the CME processes for these entities and apply with the accrediting body most relevant for your certification.
  • COSTEM Certificate of Attendance
    All registered participants will receive an email containing a username and password following the congress. Participants will be asked to log in with their username and password on a special link via the COSTEM online platform. Once logged in, your certificate of attendance will be available for download.
  • Program On-Demand
    The scientific program will be simultaneously live broadcast during the days of the congress and will be available on-demand via the COSTEM onlinel platform up until the end of 2023 (December 31, 2023).

Congress Secretariat
Please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat if you require any additional information or assistance. Please address all correspondence to: [email protected].

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