ECMTB 2014 - 9th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology 15-19 June 2014

General Information

Badge
For safety reasons we ask you to please wear your name badge during the conference.


Cloak room
There is a cloak room on the bottom floor of Chalmers Conference Centre.


Credit cards
Commonly accepted credit cards in hotels, restaurants and shops and at the conference registration are American Express, Diners Club, Visa, Master Card and Eurocard. Restaurants and shops generally display signs indicating what cards they accept.


Currency
The currency in Sweden is the Swedish Krona, SEK. A currency calculator can be found online at www.x-rates.com/calculator.html.

 

Insurance
Neither the Conference Organisers or the Conference Secretariat accept any liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or damage to property belonging to conference participants, either during or as a result of the conference.


It is strongly recommended that you purchase an insurance policy of your choice as you register for the conference and book your travel. The insurance should be purchased in your country of origin.


Language
The official conference language is English. There will be no simultaneous translation.


Pre-registration
Pre-registration will be made available on this website. On the same online registration form, you register for the conference and for the social events.  

The online registration will open in November 2013.

On-site registrations will be accepted but participation in the social events at that time may be severely limited.

Registration Desk

Opening hours:

Sunday 15 June: 12:00-18:30

Monday 16 June: 08:00-19:30

Tuesday 17 June: 08:00-19:30

Wednesday 18 June: 08:00-15:00, 18:00-20:00

Thursday 19 June: 08:00-18:00


Programme

For updated information on the programme, please visit this website, under the heading "Scientific programme".


Smoking policy
Smoking is not permitted at any time inside the conference venue. Smoking is banned on public transport, in stores, restaurants and pubs. Hotels offer special rooms for non smokers. Please indicate your request on the registration form, when you make your hotel reservation.


Time zone
Sweden is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).


Tourist information
For tourist information about Gothenburg, Sweden, please visit the website www.goteborg.com.

Taxi

We recommend you to use only the following taxi companies:

Taxi Göteborg: +46 (0) 31 65 00 00

Taxi Kurir: +46 (0) 31 27 27 27

Minitaxi: +46 (0) 31 140 140


Venue
Chalmers Conference Centre
Chalmersplatsen 1
412 58 Göteborg
Click here for map direction


Visa
Participants needing a visa for entry to Sweden are strongly advised to make their application in their home country well in advance. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Swedish Embassy or Consulate, from your travel agency or from www.sweden.gov.se.


Website
Visit the Conference website for continuously updated information on the conference as well as online registration.


VAT Refund from Sweden
European Tax Service AB in Sweden provides VAT refund services at favourable rates. For more information, please visit www.taxservice.se/meetings