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GENERAL INFORMATION

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

Certificates must be requested to ecm34@sistemacongressi.com after the Conference.

 

LANGUAGE

The official language of the conference is English: no simultaneous translation will be available.

 

REGISTRATION DESK

The Registration Desk is located at the main entrace of the Conference Venue, Padova Congress

Due to the large number of registered participants, we invite all attendees to arrive well in advance to avoid queues and delays.

 

The registration desk will be open with the following times:

SATELLITE EVENTS

- 24 August from 8:30 to 14:00 8th CrysAC Workshop  at University of Padova DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES

25 August from 8:30 to 14:00 APEX5 & PROTEUM5 Workshop at  University of Padova DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES

​- 25 August from 8:30 to 14:00 Introduction to CCP4 and CCP4Cloud Workshop at University of Padova DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES 

- 26 August from 8:30 to 14:00 ​CSD Workshop at University of Padova - DIBIO​ Fiore di Botta

26 August from 8:30 to 14:00 European Young Crystallographers Satellite meeting at University of Padova - DIBIO​ Fiore di Botta

- 26 August from 8:30 to 13:00 Early Science on the NMX Macromolecular Diffractometer at the European Spallation Source at Padova Congress

- 26 August from 8:30 to 13:00 AIC-BMM Meeting of the Biological Macromolecules Section of the AIC at Padova Congress

- 26 August from 8:30 to 13:00 Crystallography in School at Padova Congress

CONFERENCE

from Monday from 13:00 to 19:00; Tuesday to Friday from 8:00 to 18:00.

BADGES

Badges must always be visibly worn during sessions, coffee breaks and lunches at the conference site but also during social program activities.

 

COFFEE BREAKS AND LUNCHES

Coffee breaks and lunches will be served to registered participants wearing their badges. Accompanying persons have no access to scientific sessions nor to coffee breaks and lunches.

Please note that vegetarian dishes will be on daily menu; for other special needs, we will try to serve a good variety of food so that it will be easier for you to get some alternatives in case of special diet restrictions.

PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

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

 

INTERNET / WI-FI

Wi-Fi connection will be available on site.

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CURRENCY

The local currency is € (Euro). Automatic teller machines and exchange offices are available all over the city. Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept major credit cards but please always check first!

 

ELECTRICITY

For Italy there are three associated plug types, types C, F and L. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins, plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side and plug type L is the plug type which has three round pins. Italy operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz. 

WEATHER

In padova winters are mild and summers hot, though moderated by its location near the sea. During spring and autumn there are usually sunny days with mild temperatures.

CALLING CODES

International Calls: 00 + country area code

Italy country code : +39

Milano: +39 02 ...

 

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

State Police: 113 (accidents, theft, etc.)

Fire Brigade: 115 (fires, weather emergencies)

Urgent and emergency medical service: 118 (must concern health issues)

LIABILITY

In registering for the conference, participants agree that neither the Organizing Committees nor the Organizing Secretariat assumes any liability.

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