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GENERAL INFORMATION

Congress Date and Venue
Date : April 11 -15,2012
Venue : Starlight Convention Center, Side - Antalya / Turkey
www.starlight.com.tr

Registration and information
Registration and information desks will be open everyday during the congress between 07.00 and 19.00 at Starlight Hotel / Side - Antalya.

Language
The official language of the congress is Turkish. Simultaneous translation (English/Turkish and Turkish/English) will be provided at various sessions according to the program.

Name Badge
All participants and accompanying persons are required to wear their badges throughout the congress, particularly during their entrance to the congress center, the scientific sessions, at the exhibition and poster areas and other scheduled social activities.

Accreditation
Our congress will be awarded credit points for Continuing Medical Education by the Turkish Medical Association. Forms regarding these credits will be placed in congress bags.

Exhibition Area
The pharmaceutical companies will be able to exhibit their products at the space allocated to them at the congress center during the congress. The exhibition will be open to Congress participants throughout the congress.

Certificate of Attendance
A "Certificate of Attendance" will be provided for all registered participants at the conclusion ofthe congress at the main registration desk located at
Starlight Conventation Center. Program Book and Congress Abstract CD will be placed at the Congress Bags.

Transfer
Please contact Topkon Congress Services regarding your transfer requests. Information regarding transfers can be obtained from the Information Desks during the congress.

Local Time
GMT+2 (GMT = Greenwich Mean Time).

Climate And Clothing
During April the daytime temperatures are in the range of 22-230C and evening temperatures are 15-16 0C. Average humidity rate is around 50%. We recommend you to bring sweater and a jacket for cooler evenings.

Currency
Turkish currency is Turkish Lira (TL). Exchange rates are set daily by the Central Bank.

Banking And Exchange Facilities
Foreign money can be changed at banks during normal business days (09.00-17.00 Monday-Friday) as well as at hotels, at the airport and in exchange offices. All major credit cards are accepted in hotels, restaurants and shops. Automated bank machines are available at many points throughout the city and at the airport.

Electricity
Turkey has 220 volts/50 Hz. electricity and socket type is European standard. (2-pin plug). British and USA appliances need an adaptor.

Shopping in Antalya
Shopping in Antalya can be an exhilarating experience, with everything up for grabs from the famous local jams made from a variety of fruits and vegetables, to jewellery, rugs, leather ware and wood carvings. Haggling is expected and bargains can be had.