Useful Information

Official Conference Language

English

Badges

Badges must be visibly worn at all times, also during coffee breaks and lunches.

Coffee Breaks and Lunches

Daily coffee breaks and lunches are included in all the registration fees.

Liability

In registering for the Meeting, participants agree that neither the Scientific/Organizing Committees nor the Organizing Secretariat assumes any liability. Participants should therefore organize their own health and travel insurance.

Pharmacies

All types of medication are available in well stocked pharmacies all over Cyprus.

Persons with Special Needs

Every effort has been made to ensure that people with special needs are catered for during the congress. Should you require any specific assistance, please let us know in advance to enable to assist in making your stay in Limassol, Cyprus a pleasant and comfortable one.

Banks – ATM – Currency

The currency of the Republic is the Euro.

Banks in Cyprus open for the, public from 08:30 to 13:30 midday. Certain banks in tourist areas open during the afternoon.

Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept major credit cards but check first.

Shopping

Shops are open from Monday to Thursday 09:00-13:00 and 16:00-20:30, on Wednesday 09:00-14:00 and on Saturday 09:00-17:00. On Sunday and public holidays shops are generally closed but may open during high season.

Malls are open every day from 9.00 to 21.00.

Telecommunication

When calling abroad from Cyprus, you must first dial the International code “00”, then country code and private number. Cyprus Country Code is +357 and Limassol City Code is 25. Emergency number: 112 or 199.

Climate

Cyprus enjoys an intense Mediterranean climate of hot dry summers starting in mid-May and lasting until mid-September and rainy, quite mild winters from November to mid-March. Spring and autumn are effectively short intervals in between, characterised by smooth weather. With almost year-round clear skies and sunshine, daylight length ranges from 9.8 hours in December to 14.5 hours in June.

The middle of summer is hot – in July and August on the coast the average temperature is usually around 33 °C (91 °F) during the day and around 23 °C (73 °F) at night (inside the island, in the highlands average temperature exceeds 35 °C (95 °F)).