General Information

Language

The official language of the conference is English.

Meals

During the coffee breaks coffee, tea, refreshments and snacks will be served, the cost of which is included in the registration fee. Tickets will be provided in the registration package.

Lunch will be available on request. Tickets can be requested on the online registration site.

Transportation

Getting to Budapest

About 35 airline companies operate regular flights to and from Budapest. Railway connections are excellent and there are also bus connections with countries in the vicinity of Hungary. Budapest can be reached by car on motorways M1, M3, M5 and M7.

The conference venue is located in the inner city and can be reached by bus No.16 and No.105, by tram No.2 and the closest stop of Metro line1 and 2 is in 5 min. walking distance.

Public Transport in Budapest

Public transport in the city is well-organized. Trams, buses and metro trains operate without conductors. Tickets must be purchased in advance at tobacco shops, newsstands, metro stations or at vendor machines at some tram and bus stops. Weekly and Tourist (valid for 3 day) passes allowing free travel on all means of transportation within the city limits can be bought at each metro station.

Taxis

Taxis are yellow in Budapest. We suggest that you use only taxis equipped with a taximeter, such as FÅ‘taxi, City Taxi, Taxi5, TaxiPlus or Buda Taxi. Beware of private cabs, especially those without a taximeter.

Parking

Parking in the central districts of Budapest is available against a fee. You need to purchase a parking ticket from the vending machines on the streets. Only HUF coins are accepted.

Notice for Drivers (Zero Alcohol)

Drivers should be aware that there is a zero tolerance of blood alcohol level while driving in Hungary.

Insurance

The Organizing Committee cannot assume responsibility for injuries or losses occurring to persons or personal belongings during the Conference. Participants are therefore advised to travel with a valid insurance package.