The conference language is English.
No visas are required for citizens of most Europien countries, USA, Canada, Japan, Israel and a number of other countries. We expect no problems with the issuing of visas for those who will need them. Please do not hesitate to contact your local Czech embassy or consulate.
A list of states whose citizens are exempt from requiring a visa can be found here.
The dress code during the conference is business casual and casual on the excursion days. It is summer in Prague/Czech republic in August and the average temperature is 24°C (75 °F). Please note there may be occasional showers. Weather information and forecasts are available at www.accuweather.com/en/cz/czech-republic-weather
The currency of the Czech Republic is the Czech Koruna (CZK). The official exchange rate is published daily in newspapers and on-line. Exchange facilities are available at the airport, main train stations and exchange agencies throughout the city. Cash and traveller’s checks are easily exchanged in banks and hotels. Exchange rates may vary. To see current exchange rates, please visit
Participating students and researchers are invited to apply for financial support from the Conference Organizers. All financial aid applications will be considered by the Financial Advisory Committee and the results will be announced May 15th.
Credit cards are accepted at most businesses including restaurants, shopping centers (malls), gift stores, gas stations, and grocery stores. Major credit cards include Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. ATMs are also situated at many points throughout Prague.
Electric sockets are 230 volts AC, 50 Hz. European-style round two-pin plugs are in use. You will need a transformer and a plug that fits the Czech socket.
There is free access to Wi-Fi at the Clarion Congress Hotel