GENERAL INFORMATION

Certificate of Attendance

All registered attendees, whether they register in advance or on-site, will receive a certificate of attendance issued on-site along with their congress documents.

Currency

Pound Sterling is the currency in the United Kingdom and also known as British Pounds (£).Although the pound sterling is the official currency of Scotland, three of the Scottish retail banks (Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland and Clydesdale Bank) issue their own banknotes. All of these are equivalent in value and can be used for cash purchases anywhere in Scotland. If you plan to use American Express, MasterCard or Visa Cards, you will find that credit cards and debits cards are widely accepted.

Helpful Phone Numbers

Ambulance 999

Fire service 999

Police 999

Taxi 0131 656 0830

Language

The official congress language is English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

Letter of Invitation

Those persons needing an official invitation letter in order to attend the congress may contact MCI: eahp@mci-group.com specifying the necessary details. This service is designed only to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the congress. The letter of invitation does not financially obligate the conference organizers in any way. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference are the sole responsibility of the attendee.

Photography, Audio, Video and Mobile Phone Policy

Audio, photo and video recording by any device (e. g. cameras, laptops, PDAs, mobile phones, watches) is strictly prohibited during all oral and poster sessions, unless prior permission is obtained from the congress organizer. Mobile phones must be in silent mode while attending sessions.

Smoking

Smoking in the congress venue is prohibited by law.

Visa Requirements

It is your sole responsibility to take care of meeting visa requirements. If you require an entry visa, you should plan ahead and give the application procedure plenty of time. Please contact the nearest embassy or consulate to find out about guidelines and processing times for visa applications. Please note that the organizers will not contact embassies or consulates on behalf of visa applicants.