General Information


Payment/confirmation of payment

Within 14 days of registration (online or written) you will receive a confirmation about your registration by e-mail or mail. This confirmation is also valid as invoice for submission at the tax and revenue office. All fees are due after receipt of your invoice/confirmation form. Transfer payments must include the name of the participant and the invoice number otherwise they will not be accepted. Payments are also accepted by all major credit cards.

Education credits and certification

The conference is granted with 6 CME credits of category B for each day by the Medical Chamber of Baden-Württemberg.

Attendance list for CME credits

Please remember to sign up daily on the attendance lists which are displayed at the check-in (if necessary with bar code). Credits are issued on a daily basis.

Certification of attendance

Certificates of attendance for the registered participants will be submitted on the check-in.

Name tag

Participants and registered accompanying guests will receive a name badge with their registration. Access to the meeting and exhibition area is only allowed with a valid badge. Badges must be worn visibly throughout the congress and at the social activities.
Exhibitors’ badges will be provided for the staff of the exhibition booths.

Evaluation

We appreciate your active participation by giving your feedback in our evaluation. With your feedback you help us to continue providing highest quality at conferences. Please hand in your completed evaluation at the check-in on your last congress day.

Check-in

The check-in is located at the first floor near the entrance.

Cloakroom

The cloakroom is located also at the first floor. You can hand in your wardrobe free of charge.

Media check-in

Please find the speakers check-in at the middle floor in room 206.

Internet

Internet with free access is provided to all participants from September 12–16, 2010 via wireless lan. Participants will be able to access internet with their own notebooks. The access code will be available at the check-in.

Language

The official meeting language is English. English is spoken in most of the hotels, restaurants and touristic areas.

Abstract book

The abstracts of the 14th International Conference on Intracranial Pressure and Brain Monitoring are published in the abstract book which is part of the conference program and free of charge for every participant.

Catering

Coffee, tea and water during coffee breaks as well as the lunch during the lunch breaks is available free of charge for the registered participants.

Smoking

Smoking is not allowed inside the congress venue or at other venues for the social functions. Smokers are required to smoke outdoors and in the designated smoking areas.

Restrooms

Please follow the signage or ask at the check-in.

Service for handicapped persons

The rooms are accessibly designed for handicapped persons.

Signage and finding your way

The building(s) where congress sessions take place will be clearly indicated by signs between and around the buildings. For an easier finding, session rooms will be named and printed in the final program. Please consult the schedule to find the name of the session room.

Opening hours

  Check-in/
Media check-in
Industrial
exhibition
Sunday, September 12, 2010 1000 – 1900 1400 – 2000
Monday, September 13, 2010 0700 – 1830 0800 – 1800
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 0700 – 1410 0800 – 1400
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 0700 – 1830 0800 – 1800
Thursday, September 16, 2010 0700 – 1630 0800 – 1430

VAT/Tax Regulations

Value-added tax runs at 19%. In Germany a reduced rate of 7% is applied to mainly food and agricultural products. All prices for goods and services in restaurants etc. include tax. At national and international airports visitors receive round about 19% VAT refunds for purchases at Duty Free shops.

Tipping

Service charges are included in your bill for rooms, meals and other services at hotels and upscale restaurants. Germans occasionally do tip when they are especially pleased with the service they receive.

Climate

Tübingen's climate is usually mild during the summer months. In September, the temperature is between 20°C (68°F) and 25°C (77°F) during the day. However it could be possible that it will rain. Fluctuation between day and night temperature is about 10°C (50°F).

Visa Requirements

EU nationals do not require a visa when entering the Federal Republic of Germany. Generally speaking, all other foreigners require a visa for stays in Germany. A visa is not required for semi-annual visits of up to three months for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement. The fee for a Schengen visa (a policy referring to the temporary entry of persons) valid for travel to 15 different european countries, staying up to 90 days, costs about 60 Euro.


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