Onsite access to all scientific and networking events will only be possible with your personal badge. All participants are requested to wear their name badge throughout the congress.
As in most countries of the European Union, the official currency is the Euro (€).
Please note that there are no general bank hours in Germany. Most banks are open in the morning hours and just a few hours in the afternoon or early evening.
Major credit cards are accepted at most cash points (ATM machines), stores, restaurants and hotels.
The electrical power supply in Germany is 220 V, 50 Hz, AC.
Official plugs in Germany are:
"Schukostecker" (round) Type F/ CEE 7/4
"Eurostecker" (flat) Type C/ CEE 7/16
All visitors are advised to have valid international insurance
An invitation letter for the purpose of obtaining a travel visa or permission to attend the meeting will be handed out on request after successful registration for the conference.
English is spoken by the staff of most hotels, restaurants and shops.
Please check www.weather.com
for up-to-date weather forecasts in the city that you are travelling to.
Germany's international pre-dial is +49 (0049). Public places like airports, universities, libraries, restaurants and cafés may offer "free" WiFi Hotspots.
Germany's standard time zone is UTC/GMT +1 hour.