Information for delegates

Attendance Certificates
Attendance certificates are available through the registration desk from Monday onwards.

Dress code
The dress code for the conference, including social events, is smart casual.

Food and beverage
The following are included in the conference fee:

  • All coffee breaks
  • Lunch on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
  • Welcome Reception on Saturday
  • Conference Dinner on Monday

All delegates are invited to the Symposium Dinner on Sunday evening (follows on from satellite symposium).

Name badges
Please wear your name badge at all times when you are in the Conference Centre.

Photography/Recording
You are respectfully requested not to take photos or recordings during sessions.

Registration desk opening times
Saturday   12:00-18:45
Sunday      07:45-18:30
Monday     07:45-19:00
Tuesday     07:45-16:30

Smoking
Smoking is not permitted in any area within the Conference Centre.

Valuables
You are reminded that you are responsible for your valuables and you should take care not to leave them unattended at any time.

WiFi
There is free WiFi throughout the Conference Centre. 

General information about Würzburg and Germany

Weather
Würzburg has a warm and temperate climate.  Temperatures in June can range from 15-25 degrees centigrade.  Rain showers can occur and you are advised to bring an umbrella.  

Time Zone
Germany's standard time zone is UTC/GMT +1 hour

Electricity
Electricity in Germany is: 220V, 50 Hz AC

Official plugs in Germany are:
"Schukostecker" (round) Type F/ CEE 7/4
"Eurostecker" (flat) Type C/ CEE 7/16

Language
German; many locals also speak English.

Visa
Please check passport and visa requirements in good time before your departure. All Non-EU citizens require a visa. However, a visa is not required for visits of up to 90 days in a 180-day period for nationals of those countries for which the EU has abolished the visa requirement.  You may apply for short stay visas (Schengen Visas) at missions of the German Federal Foreign Office, such as embassies and consulates. 

Please visit the Auswärtiges Amt website to find out more.

There are no entry requirements or restrictions on EU nationals visiting Germany.

Insurance
All visitors are advised to have valid international insurance before coming to Germany. Citizens of the EU are insured with their EHIC (European Health Insurance Card).

Currency
The currency of Germany is the Euro (€).

Tipping
Service charge and value added taxes are generally included in the price, although diners will often round up the price. A tip is seen as a way to compliment the service. If a service charge isn’t already included a tip of 5-10% would be appropriate.  With taxis a common approach is to leave any small change.

Smoking
Smoking is prohibited in Germany in offices, public buildings, restaurants and bars. Some restaurants and most bars have a special smoking area.

Free WiFi 
As well as the Congress Centre, many hotels, restaurants and other public spaces offer free WiFi.

Tourist Information Centres
Click here for details

Useful phone numbers
Country code: + 49
International call prefix: 00
General emergency service: 112

Würzburg tourism phone app
Please click here for a phone app that will provide you with more information to plan your visit or during your stay.