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MOBILE PHONES
Please do not forget to turn your mobile phones to silent mode during sessions.


NON-SMOKING POLICY
Delegates are reminded that smoking in enclosed spaces is illegal in Italy.


LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.


SAFETY AND SECURITY
Please do not leavebags or suit cases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.


FIRST AID
Should you require first aid assistance, please contact the registration desk or any uniformed member of the meeting staff.


CURRENCY
Euro (EUR).
All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) are accepted in most of the restaurants, shops etc.


ELECTRICITY
The electric current supplied is 220 V.
Round, two-pin plug points are available, aselse where in Europe. In case you have any devices from the USA or UK, please remember to bring a transformer/adapter.


LOCAL HOUR
GMT + 1 hour


BANKING
Most Florence banks open between 08:30 and 13:30 and 14:45 to 15:45 Monday to Friday. They are closed on weekends and public holidays and most of them have a cash dispenser and a currency exchange service.


SMART MOBILITY
Taxis in Florence can be ordered by phone:
+39 055 4242
+39 055 4390
or found at the official taxi stands. You cannot stop a taxi on the road.
Apptaxi


CARSHARING
Car2go

Carsharing enjoy


BIKESHARING
Mobike


TOURIST OFFICE
Discover Florence’ s tourist attractions or places and points of interest visiting the official tourist website http://www.firenzeturismo.it/en/


USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS IN FLORENCE
– Medical emergency: 118
– Fire emergency: 115
– Police: 113
– Florence airport – information: 055 3061300
– Florence airport – lostluggage: 055 3061302
– For international calls from Italy: 00 + country code + number
– For international calls to Italy: +39 + city code + number
– 24 hour Pharmacies: Santa Maria Novella Station 055.21.67.61
8.00 am -10 pm: Molteni, Via Calzaiuoli, 7/R: 055 215472
8,00 am – 00.00: All’Insegna del Moro, Piazza San Giovanni, 20/R: 055 211343