English is the official Congress language. No translation will be provided.
CONGRESS OPENING HOURS
|Friday March 25th||07.30 - 18.30|
|Saturday March 26th||07.30 - 18.30|
|Sunday March 27th||07.30 - 13.00|
The recommended hashtag to communicate on social networks about the congress is #OsteoCongress.
A Wifi connection as well as an Internet corner will be provided to attendees during the congress.
This is a strictly non-smoking event.
PARTICIPANTS ATTENDANCE POLICY
All event activities (including Plenary Sessions, Meet-the-Expert Sessions, Satellite Symposia, Poster Sessions, Exhibition Area, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered participants. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.
Summary of temperatures and weather in March:
As the month ends, morning temperatures will normally be in the 3-4C (upper 30s F) while the afternoons are more likely to see the 12-13 C (mid-50s F).
A few of the warmer afternoons towards the end of March could get up into the about 15-17C (low to mid 60s F).
The euro is the official currency in Germany. Bank notes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros. Coin values are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents, 1 and 2 euros. Most international credit cards are widely accepted for payment in hotels, restaurants and shops, except for American Express credit cards which are less accepted. Foreign currency may be changed at banks, hotels, airports and in exchange offices. ATM machines are easily available throughout the city and at the airport.
SAFETY & SECURITY
Follow the same rules of safety you follow while travelling anywhere else:
- Keep your travel documents in your hotel safe deposit box
- Always carry the hotel address with you when you leave the hotel
- Do not leave personal items (bags, mobile phones, etc.) unattended
LETTER OF INVITATION
We will send you a letter of invitation upon request. Please note that this letter of invitation does not commit the congress organisers to any kind of financial support or hosting arrangements, nor does it guarantee an entry visa. The congress organizers will not contact embassies or consulates on your behalf.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
A certificate of attendance can be printed in the registration area from Saturday March 26th (the exact time will be communicated during the congress).
Capital City : Berlin
Population : 83.02 millions (2019)
Official language : German
UTC+1 zone and UTC+2 zone during summer time.
In Berlin and Germany and most of the European countries there is a 230V voltage power grid with a frequency of 50Hz
Service is usually included in the bill in bars and restaurants but if you consider the service good enough to warrant a tip, we suggest about five to ten percent.
IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS
112: General Emergency for Europe
|October 1, 2021||Opening for Abstracts submission|
|October 31, 2021||Deadline for Non-Sponsored Symposia applications|
|January 17, 2022||Deadline for abstract submission|