Please do not forget to turn your mobile phones to silent mode during sessions.
Delegates are reminded that smoking in enclosed spacesis 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 theirown personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
Please do not leavebags or suit cases unattendedat any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.
Should you require first aid assistance, please contact the registration desk or any uniformed member of the meeting staff.
All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) are accepted in most of the restaurants, shops etc.
The electriccurrentsuppliedis 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.
GMT + 1 hour
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.
– Taxis: 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.
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
Molteni, Via Calzaiuoli, 7/R
All’Insegna del Moro, Piazza San Giovanni, 20/R