European Cytoskeletal Forum Meeting 2020

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Accommodation

    Room quotas have been pre-reserved at a number of Hannover hotels, book early to avoid disappointment! Details can be found here.

     

    Conference venue

     

    Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) - Hannover City Centre

    Karmarschstraße 42, Hannover, Germany

    Registration desk

    The registration desk, located in the lobby of the conference venue, will be at your service throughout the duration of the conference.

     

    Opening hours:

    Monday, 25 May          08:00–19:00

    Tuesday, 26 May          08:00–17:30

    Wednesday, 27 May    08:00–19:00

    Thursday, 28 May        08:00–17:30

     

    On-site registration fees (subject to availability)

    800.00 €

    Participants are entitled to the following services:

    • Admission to the scientific program and exhibition

    • Congress folder

    • Congress badge

    • Handout

    • Coffee and refreshment during breaks

    • Lunch Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

    • Dinner Monday, Wednesday

    Internet access

    Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the conference venue.

    The corresponding password will be provided at the registration desk.

    Weather

    The weather in May is usually warm in Hannover, daytime temperature ranges between 18-23° C, nights may be chilly with lows around 7° C.

    Dress code

    Dress is informal at all occasions.

     

    Currency, exchange, bank cards

    The official currency is the Euro. Exchange facilities are available at the airport, in hotels, at banks. ATMs are available at the conference venue and throughout the city. American Express, Visa, Diner, Eurocard, MasterCard, JCB cards are mostly accepted in hotels, restaurants and city stores.

     

     

    Insurance

    The Organizing Committee does not assume responsibility for injuries or losses occurring to persons or personal belongings during the conference.

     

    Electricity supply

    In Germany electricity is supplied at 230 V, 50 Hz like in most European countries. The 2-pin connecting plug is different from that used in some other countries (e.g. USA, UK, Japan etc.).

     

    Travel

    For local transport timetables please visit the websites:        https://www.uestra.de/en/

     

    Deutsche Bahn train services:                                                 https://www.bahn.de/en/view/index.shtml  

     

    Hannover Airport:                                                                   https://www.hannover-airport.de/en/passengers-visitors/  

    MEALS AND SOCIAL PROGRAM

    Coffee and refreshments

    Available during coffee breaks (included in the registration fee).

     

    Beer & Snacks

    Available in the lobby of the Congress venue during the poster sessions (included in the registration fee).

     

    Lunch

    Buffet lunch will be provided daily as indicated in the program (included in the registration fee).

     

    Dinner

    Buffet lunch will be served as indicated in the program on Monday and Wednesday (included in the registration fee).

     

    Conference Dinner

     Courtyard Marriott Hotel on Tuesday, 26 May 2020 (50.- € extra fee )