General Information

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Conference Language

EuroPerio8 will be held entirely in English. Simultaneous translations into French, German and Russian for all sessions in the Main Auditorium are available except on Wednesday June 3rd, 2015. Translations are being offered following requests received by EFP National Societies.

 

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Currency

All official conference prices are indicated and cashed in Euro (EUR), except the hotel prices which are indicated in pound sterling (£) (GBP). The official currency in the United Kingdom is the pound sterling (£). All major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops.

Exchange and Bank

Banks are open from 09:30 am to 03:30 pm, Monday to Friday. All banks are closed at weekends and on public holidays. There are plenty of currency exchange offices and banks at which to exchange your money into pound sterling (GBP), fees will apply.

To withdraw money, look for a cashpoint (ATM) that displays the Visa, Mastercard, Cirrus or Maestro symbol. When withdrawing money from a non-UK account fees will apply. Contact your bank for details before travelling.

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Badge

You will receive a personalised badge when collecting your registration documents. During the conference, this badge must be clearly visible at all times and grants access to the scientific sessions, industry sessions, commercial exhibition and to the congress & exhibition opening networking event. Admission to the conference will not be allowed without badge identification.

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Insurance and Liabilities

The conference organisers will not assume any responsibility for personal injury, accidents, losses or damages to private property, as well as for delays or modifications in the programme, caused by unforeseen circumstances. No claims for indemnification from the organisers shall arise for contractors or participants in case of cancellation, for any reason, of the entire conference.

Delegates are advised to arrange a cancellation insurance for their congress costs (i.e. registration fee, travel or accommodation costs). A cancellation insurance offered by the „Europäische Reiseversicherung“ can be booked during the online registration process. The insurance sum also covers costs incurred for services which have not been booked via Mondial Congress & Events.

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Passport and Visa

Citizens of the EU, EEA, Commonwealth Countries, Switzerland and the USA do not need a visa to enter the United Kingdom. From all other countries, a visa is required.

As visa regulations are subject to change, it is however recommended to check at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa or with your local British embassy before leaving home. As the application process for visas may be time-consuming, it is recommended to apply as early as possible. The Organising Secretariat may help you with invitation letter, please consult the corresponding section above.

Travel Visa – Letter of Invitation

On request, the Organising Secretariat will be pleased to send letters of invitation to individual conference participants. Invitations of this kind are intended to assist potential delegates to raise their travel funds or obtain visas. They do not imply any commitment or responsibility on behalf of the conference to provide financial support. Letters of invitation can only be sent after receipt of registration and payment of full registration fee. Please note that Visa applications can take a while to be processed, so please send us your request for a letter of invitation in due time.

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Smoking

For health and security reasons and as a courtesy to non-smoking participants, you are requested to refrain from smoking inside the conference centre.

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