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Venue

The conference will take place at SCANDIC FALCONER, Falkoner Alle 9, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark.

How to get to the venue from Copenhagen Airport

The Metro train from Copenhagen Airport offers you a direct train every 4-6 minutes to the city centre of Copenhagen and will take approximately 14 minutes. Please check www.m.dk and www.rejseplanen.dk for further information.

Get off at the Station “Frederiksberg” – from there it is only a few minutes’ walk.

Tickets valid for all public transport can be bought in the airport Terminal 3.

A taxi from Copenhagen Airport to the venue/city center is approx. DKK 250 (no extra charges for suitcases).

Official language

The official working language at the conference is English and no translation is offered.

Passport and visa

The entry formalities for the Kingdom of Denmark vary according to the country of origin. There are no visa requirements for EU passport holders. Other conference participants are asked to address enquiries about entry and vaccination requirements to the travel agent or to the local Danish Embassy / Consulate / Representation in the home country. All foreign citizens must be the holder of a valid passport. Further information can be obtained on www.um.dk/en

Letter of Invitation

The congress organisation will be pleased to send a formal letter of invitation to delegates requesting an invitation letter for visa purposes. It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply a commitment from the conference organisers to provide any financial support. For more information, please contact DIS Congress Serviceparticipants@discongress.com.

Liability and Insurance

Participants are requested to arrange for their personal travel and health insurance. Neither the Organisers nor the Conference Secretariat will assume any responsibility whatsoever for damage or injury to persons or property during the conference.

Emergency Services

Police - Ambulance - Fire Brigade * Dial 112

Climate

The weather in Denmark in October is normally very pleasant, usually sunny. Daytime average temperature is around 15°C, evening temperature around 10°C. For more information, please see: www.dmi.dk/en/vejr/

Currency and money exchange

The currency in Denmark is Danish Kroner (DKK). 1 Euro is approx. 7,45 DKK and 1 USD is approx. 6,60 DKK as per August 2018. Most shops and restaurants accept Euro, but at a higher rate. Credit cards are widely accepted – also in taxis.

Banks

Normal banking hours are from 10:00 to 16:00 hrs. Monday to Friday. On Thursday banking hours are extended to 18:00 hrs. Extended banking facilities are available at Copenhagen Central Railway Station 7 days/week between 07:00 and 21:00 hrs. There are ATMs usually located in connection with a bank branch, which accept a variety of international credit cards. The cards accepted are indicated on the dispenser.

Shops

The shops are open from 09:00/10:00 to 18:00/19:00 hrs. Monday through Thursday and 09:30/10:00 to 20:00 on Friday and 09:00 to 17:00 on Saturday/Sunday.

Tips

Tips are always included in the prices given in taxis and restaurants in Denmark. Tipping is not expected but appreciated.

Smoking ban

Smoking is banned in all indoor public places and restaurants in Copenhagen. The conference is a no-smoking event and smoking is not permitted at the venue.

Electricity supply

Electricity is supplied at 220 volts A/C, 50 Hz cycle. Outlets are of the two round pin type.

Changes

The Organisers reserve the right to adjust or change the programme as necessary.

Further information about Copenhagen

please visit www.migogkbh.dk or www.visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen-tourist