Passport and Visa
Croatia is a member of the European Union but does not belong to the Schengen area.
Participants from outside the EU have to possess a passport valid for at least 6 months after the end of the Conference. Please check your visa requirements at the web-site of the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs www.mvp.hr.
If an entry visa is required, please allow sufficient time for this procedure.
Upon request the Congress Secretariat will send a personal invitation to registered Conference participants only
To request an official letter of invitation for your visa application, be sure to have the following information ready when processing your request: your full name as it appears on the passport and your passport number.
Disclaimer: This procedure is intended to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the MENC meeting 2020 and is not an official invitation covering fees and/ or any other expenses or financial support for the conference. MENC is not to be held responsible for the outcome of your visa application. Those persons needing an official invitation letter in order to attend the congress may contact firstname.lastname@example.org specifying the necessary details.
Credit Cards, Currency and Exchange
The official currency in Croatia is Croatian Kuna (HRK). Exchange facilities are offered at the airport, in hotels, and at the exchange offices and desks of banks. Visa and Master Card are accepted at the registration desk, ATMs, in hotels, first class restaurants and city stores, but you should ask or look for the logo before ordering a service.
The official language of the conference is English.
It is customary to give a tip of 10% over the amount of the bill at restaurants (unless service charge is already included) and in taxis.
The time zone in Croatiais GMT + 1 hour. Daylight Saving Time is used until the end of October.
Electricity is supplied at 230 V, 50 Hz. Round, European-style two-pin plugs are used, different from that used in some other countries, e.g. the USA, the UK and Japan. Appliances designed to operate on 110/120 Volts need a voltage converter and a plug adapter.
The usual shopping hours in Dubrovnik are from 09:00 to 20:00, in big shopping centres up to 21:00. For further information please contact the Registration Desk.
Smoking is not permitted inside the conference building, restaurants and/or at the venues for the social functions. Smokers are required to smoke outdoors. Smoking is prohibited in public buildings, public transport, taxis, buses and trains.
The Organizing Committee cannot assume responsibility for injuries or losses occurring to persons or personal belongings during the Conference. Participants are therefore advised to travel with a valid insurance package. In the case any Force Major circumstances may lead to the cancellation of the congress registered participants are not entitled to any compensation.
All delegates and guests will receive a name badge at the registration desk. The badge will be the official meeting document and should be worn at all times
Certificate of Attendance and CME Credit
An application will be made in due time to the EACCME for CME accreditation of this event.