FEE – WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?
The participant registration fee includes:
The participant registration fee does not include:
- Admission to the Conference Welcome and Official Reception
- Admission to Plenary Lectures and Parallel Sessions
- Conference materials including Certificate of Attendance
- Coffee breaks and lunches as listed in the program
- Conference dinner
- Shuttle between Caserta and Santa Maria Capua Vetere (according to the conference´s schedule)
- Free Wi-Fi access at the conference’s venue.
The official language of the Conference is English.
All registered participants are kindly requested to wear their name badge at all times. ONLY participants who are wearing their name badge will be admitted to the Conference activities.
To have access to lunch and coffee breaks it is necessary that participants have the conference badge visible.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
A Certificate of Attendance will be included in the Conference materials.
Registration desk is located on the ground floor of the «Aulario».
Opening hours: Monday, 14 September, 2:00 pm-7:00 pm. Tuesday, 15 September, 9:00 am-3:30 pm. Wednesday, 16 September, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Thursday, 17 September, 9:00 am-12:00 am.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESENTATION
We kindly ask all speakers to consider the following instructions.
- Be at the room of your sessions at least 10 minutes before the session starts, so that you can upload your files, meet your session´s chair and the other speakers in advance.
- All oral presentations must adhere to a 15 minute time limit, followed by time for discussion, unless you have different instructions from the session organizer.
- The standard equipment available in each room will be a PC and Data Projector. Your own computer for the presentation will not be accepted.
- Bring your presentation on USB memory stick in Adobe PDF format or MS Power Point. We recommend you to save your PowerPoint presentation using PPT format. All videos or animations in the presentation must run automatically. Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG, PICT). Use a common movie format, such as MPG, AVI, WMV (files from QuickTime are not recommended).
Participants are kindly requested to keep their mobile phones in the off position in the Conference rooms while sessions are being held.
It is FORBIDDEN to smoke on public building according to the Italian law.
ID CARD, PASSPORT, VISA
Arriving at Italy, EU citizens only need to present their ID card. The non-EU citizens must always carry their passports. The citizens of some countries may also be requested a visa.
Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa for visits up to a maximum of 90 days, for tourism, on missions, business, invitations, ought to take part in sports events, study:
Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Macao, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Northern Marianas, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Citizens of Taiwan exemption from visa obligation is applied exclusively to holders of passports with identity card number included.
Citizens of Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia are exempt from visa obligation only if the passport contains biometric data.
This does not apply to citizens of Serbia holding passports issued by the Serbian Coordination Directorate (“Koordinaciona uprava”).
Nationals bearing ordinary passports of the following countries/regional configurations are subject to visa obligations:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central Africa, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoro Islands, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican (Republic), East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Granada, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian National Authority, Papua-New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Samoa, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Authority over visas to enter the Italian Republic is vested in the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its network of accredited diplomatic and consular offices, which are responsible for ascertaining that applicants are in possession of the requisites entitling them to obtain a visa.
For these who need a visa and, in order to obtain it, an invitation letter, please contact the conference´s organizers.
CURRENCY AND BANKS
The unit of currency in Italy is the Euro. One Euro is divided into 100 cents. The coins have eight values: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents and 1 and 2 €. The banknotes have the following values: 5, 10, 20, 100, 200 and 500 €. The 200 € and 500 € bills are not frequently used on a daily basis and most stores and services may not accept them for payment. Exchange of foreign currency is available at the airports, banks and exchange offices. International credits cards are accepted for payments in hotels, restaurants and shops. Payment with credit card is also available in some restaurants and shops: however, please ask for details on site and do NOT give it for granted before asking.
Banks are open on weekdays from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 2.30 pm to 3.45 pm.
HEALTH CARE AND INSURANCE
The European Union citizens are also included in the Italian National Health System through the European Health Insurance Card. Foreign citizens must obtain this card before coming to Italy. Citizens from countries outside the EU and EEA must make sure they have a health insurance before departure.
RELEVANT SCHEDULES WORKING HOURS
Pharmacies. Weekdays: from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Saturdays: from 9:00 to 1:00 pm. In order to guarantee 24 hour service, some pharmacies stay open after 7:30 pm. All of them have information indicating the nearest 24 hours plarmacy.
Post Offices. Weekdays: from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm (some stay open from (8:00 am to 7:00 pm). Saturdays: from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Shopping. Most shops are open from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
Voltage: 220 volts. To use American-type plugs, a 220-volt transformer should be used together with and adapter plug.
IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Country calling code: +39
International call prefix: 00
National Emergency Number: 112
Emergency Police Help Number: 113
Medical Emergency Number: 118
Fire Department: 115
Taxis in Naples: 0818888 (web site: http://www.consorziotaxinapoli.it/ )
For more useful information about Naples and Caserta (and the Campania region) please visit:
The organizers cannot assume liability for any changes in the programme due to external or unforeseen circumstances. Please not that in the case of force majeure the organizers will be relieved of all obligations. Force majeure includes any circumstance beyond the organizers’ control, impeding permanent or temporary compliance, such as strikes, lock-out of workers, transportation difficulties, fire, or severe disturbance affecting the Conference organization or its suppliers.
By registering for the Conference, participants agree that neither the Organizing Committee nor the Conference Secretariat assume any liability whatsoever. The organizers will not be responsible for the loss or damages of personal belongings. The Department is a public building and therefore extreme care is requested. Please do not leave your personal belongings in the Conference rooms.