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 and Monday
  • Welcome Reception and Concert on Saturday
  • Conference Dinner on Monday

All delegates are invited to the Symposium Dinner on Sunday evening in the Conference Centre Europa Hall (follows on from satellite symposium).

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

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  07:45-12:30

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

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

There is free WiFi throughout the Conference Centre.

General information about Salzburg and Austria

Salzburg has an Alpine climate, with warm sunny summers and cold winters.  Temperatures in June can range from 15-25 degrees centigrade.  Rain showers can occur and you are advised to bring an umbrella.  

Time Zone
Austria is in the Central European Time Zone (CET).

Electricity in Austria is: 220V, 50 Hz AC

German; many locals also speak English.

Please check passport and visa requirements in due time before your departure. Three month tourist visas are issued by Austrian embassies or consulates. They can take a while to be processed, so leave enough time before departure to apply. Fees vary depending on your nationality. There are no entry requirements or restrictions on EU nationals visiting Austria.

The currency of Austria is the Euro. Notes come in denominations of €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500. There are coins for one, two, five, 10, 20 and 50 cents, and €1 and €2.

Service charge and value added taxes are generally included in the price. A tip is seen as a way to compliment the service. If a service charge isn’t already included a tip of approximately 10% would be appropriate.  With taxis a common approach is to leave any small change.

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

Free WiFi Internet
As well as the Congress Center, many hotels and restaurants offer free WiFi and in addition there are many hotspots around the city where you can log onto the internet at no charge.

More info: Salzburg WiFi  Hotspots

Opening hours
Most attractions are open daily throughout the year. Some museums and galleries are closed on Mondays.

Banks are generally open from Monday to Thursday from 08:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00 and 08:00-13:00 on Friday.

General opening hours of shops:
Monday to Friday: 10:00-18:00
Saturday: 10:00-17:00
Sunday: most shops closed

Tourist Information centres
Click here for details

Useful phone numbers
Country code: + 43
International call prefix: 00
Salzburg area code: (0)662
General emergency service: 112
Fire department: 122
Physician Home Call Service: 141
Police (emergency): 133
Directory service: 118

Salzburg tourism – selection of phone apps
Please click here for a list of phone apps that will provide you with more information to plan your visit or during your stay.

Salzburg City Tour
Delegates may be interested in a walking tour taking place immediately prior to the conference, on Saturday morning. This orientation tour departs from the Congress Center at 10:00 and lasts for 2 hours. Please click here for more information and to book.

Restaurant guide
Please click here to view a handpicked selection of restaurants, mainly around the Old Town.