KEY DATES
November 20, 2011
Registration online
November 20, 2011
Abstract submission
January 31, 2012
Extension to Abstract Submission Deadline
March 8, 2012
Abstract acceptance notification
April 15, 2012
Early bird registration deadline
June 10, 2012
Registration online closes
June 17, 2012
Meeting starts
About Portugal

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USEFUL INFORMATION

Passport and Visas
    All non-residents of the EU are required to have a valid passport. Participants should check regarding visa requirements for travel to Portugal. Applications should be made to the nearest Portugal Embassy or Consulate as soon as possible. Citizens of member states of the European Union do not need visas. As indicative information please check the lists below, but you should confirm this information at the embassy/consulate.

List of countries whose citizens have visa exemption (90 days for short duration visas)

ANDORRA; ARGENTINA; AUSTRALIA; BOLIVIA; BRAZIL; BRUNEI DARUSSALAM; BULGARIA; CANADA; CHILE; COSTA RICA; CROATIA; EL SALVADOR; GUATEMALA; HONDURAS; ISRAEL; JAPAN; MALAYSIA; MEXICO; MONACO; NEW ZEALAND; NICARAGUA; PANAMA; PARAGUAY; ROMANIA; SAN MARINO; SINGAPORE; SOUTH KOREA; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; URUGUAY; VATICAN CITY; VENEZUELA. The Special Administrative Regions of the Popular Republic of China: RAS of Hong Kong (passport from "Hong Kong Special Administrative Region").

List of countries whose citizens have to ask for visa to enter Portugal

AFGHANISTAN; ALBANIA; ALGERIA; ANGOLA; ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA; ARMENIA; AZERBAIJAN; BAHAMAS; BAHRAIN; BANGLADESH; BARBADOS; BELARUS; BELIZE; BENIN; BHUTAN; BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA; BOTSWANA; BURKINA FASO; BURUNDI; CAMBODIA; CAMEROON; CAPE VERDE; CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC; CHAD; CHINA; COLOMBIA; COMOROS; CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF; CONGO, REPUBLIC OF; CÔTE D’IVOIRE (IVORY COAST); CUBA; DJIBOUTI; DOMINICA; DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; EAST TIMOR; ECUADOR; EGYPT; EQUATORIAL GUINEA; ERITREA; ETHIOPIA; FIJI; GABON; GAMBIA; GEORGIA; GHANA; GRENADA; GUINEA; GUINEA-BISSAU; GUYANA; HAITI; INDIA; INDONESIA; IRAN; IRAQ; JAMAICA; JORDAN; KAZAKHSTAN; KENYA; KIRIBATI; KUWAIT; KYRGYZSTAN; LAOS; LEBANON; LESOTHO; LIBERIA; LIBYA; MACEDONIA, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF; MADAGASCAR; MALAWI; MALDIVES; MALI; MARSHALL ISLANDS; MAURITANIA; MAURITIUS; MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF; MOLDOVA; MONGOLIA; MOROCCO; MOZAMBIQUE; MYANMAR; NAMIBIA; NAURU; NEPAL; NIGER; NIGERIA; NORTH KOREA; NORTHERN MARIANAS ISLANDS; OMAN; PAKISTAN; PALAU; PALESTINIAN NATIONAL AUTHORITY (not recognized as a State by at least one Member-State); PAPUA NEW GUINEA; PERU; PHILIPPINES; QATAR; RUSSIA; RWANDA; SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS; SAINT LUCIA; SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES; SAMOA; SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE; SAUDI ARABIA; SENEGAL; SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO; SEYCHELLES; SIERRA LEONE; SOLOMON ISLANDS; SOMALIA; SOUTH AFRICA; SRI LANKA; SUDAN; SURINAME; SWAZILAND; SYRIA; TAIWAN (not recognized as a State by at least one Member-State); TAJIKISTAN; TANZANIA; THAILAND; TOGO; TONGA; TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO; TUNISIA; TURKEY; TURKMENISTAN; TUVALU; UGANDA; UKRAINE; UNITED ARAB EMIRATES; UZBEKISTAN; VANUATU; YEMEN; ZAMBIA; ZIMBABWE

Climate
    weather in June is usually warm and sunny (18-28°C).
Electricity
    the electrical current is 230 volts, 50 Hz.
Banking
    opens from Monday to Friday (usually from 08:00 am - 03:00 pm)
Currency
    since the beginning of 2002 the EURO (€) is the official currency of Portugal. Money can be changed at the airport, at banks, exchange bureaus, and larger hotels. For a cash advance, credit cards and Maestro-cards can be used at cash dispensers (ATM machines – “Multibanco”) which are available all over the city.
    1 Euro = 100 Cents
    Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Cents; 1, 2 Euros
    Banknotes: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 Euros
Insurance and Liability
    participants are advised to arrange whatever insurance they consider necessary. No responsibility can be assumed by the symposium committee for personal accidents, sickness, theft, or property damage suffered by the participants.

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