The cloakroom is available free of charge.

Congress assistants

Congress assistants and in-house technical staff are assisting in practical issues in the lecture halls before and during the sessions (e.g. setting up the presentations on the computers and handing microphones for questions).


The official currency in the Netherlands is euro (EUR). (Rate of exchange)

Most major credit cards are accepted in hotels and shops. Traveler’s cheques can be cashed in banks and exchange bureaus.


Dress code is casual throughout the congress and social events, and smart casual for the congress dinner.

Emergencies and first aid

The general emergency phone number is 112. You can call this number free of charge from any phone, including foreign mobile phone connections, without any area code. In genuine emergencies, when someones life, health or property is in danger, just call 112.


The commercial exhibition takes place in the main lobby area (2nd floor). Access to the exhibition is free for registered participants. The exhibition is open throughout the congress hours.

Internet connection

Wireless internet connection is available at the WorldForum.


English is the official language of the congress.


By registering into the congress and?/?or by participating in the exhibition joined to the congress, participants and exhibitors agree that neither the organising committee nor the congress secretariat assume any responsibility for damage or injuries to persons or property during the congress. Participants and exhibitors are advised to organise their own insurance.

Lunch and refreshments

Coffee and tea in the exhibition area during the breaks are included in the registration fees.

Lunch is not included in the participants’ registration fee. Light lunches can be purchased at your own cost at the WorldForum.

Non-smoking policy

Smoking is prohibited in the WorldForum. In the Netherlands, smoking is not allowed indoors in public buildings and other places open to the public, except in designated smoking areas.


A photographer will document the main congress events and photographs will be available after the congress through the congress website.

Photographing and recording

Photographing or recording of oral presentations is not allowed.